- We do product reviews on the Fuse Vibration Therapy Device and the Eclipse Muscle Scraper in the episode.
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WORLD OF RUNNING
- Stewart McSweyn set a new Australian 1500 record of 3:30.5
- Faith Kipyegon ran 1:57.68 for the 800m.
- Jessica Hull broke the Australian 3k record in 8:36 becoming the first Australian woman to hold 1500, 5k, and 3k national records.
- Pacing announced
- We’ve talked about the women’s field, this week we speak about the mens field (You can check out the lineup here.)
In October in Valencia, Spain, Joshua Cheptegei has announced he will be chasing the world record in the 10k.
MAIN TOPIC: PATIENCE AND CONSISTENCY
Paul Chelimo, one of the fastest runners in U.S. track and field history explains the the need for patience and consistency. His discipline to following his training and ability to unleash his fitness with confidence has gifted the world with astounding races to watch including his olympic silver medal in 2016 for team USA. In this episode of the A to Z Running Podcast, we ask Paul about his training and he reveals specifics about how he exercises his patience and consistency in the day to day, as well as different points in his training cycle.
About our guest
Olympic Silver Medalist and Bronze World Medalist.
Alma Mater: University of North Carolina Greensboro
Team: Total Sports and Nike
Paul Chelimo got his start at Shorter College where he was quickly a stand out athlete as a 4-time national champion. He transferred to the NCAA where he was national runner up twice in the 5k.
In 2014, Chelimo began competing for the Army as part of their World Class Athletic Program.
Chelimo was the Olympic Silver Medalist in the 5k in the 2016 Olympic Games. He shares a profound story about his Olympic experience in the episode. The following year, Chelimo was the World Bronze Medalist in the 5k.
Two mile: 8:07.59