This is my daily chat with #RunBlogRun viewers and track fans on all things track & field!

This is #CoffeeWithLarry, our almost daily podcast for Monday, January 15, 2024.

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Our topics:

1. Stars Descend on Ras AL Khaimah Half Marathon, by Pat Butcher,

Benard Kibet wins 2023 RAK Half Marathon, photo by Giancarlo Colombo/RAK Organizers

2. The 2024 Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon were record-breakers!

Yemal Jimer won the Aramco Half Marathon on January 14, 2024, photo by Kevin Morris

3. Ngetich Smashes 10k Women’s WR at 28:46!

4. Agnes Ngetich breaks 10k World record!

World record 10k by Agnes Ngetich, courtesy of World Athletics

5. An epic pole vault competition, Katie Moon vs. Nina Kennedy, by Stuart Weir,

6. Femke Bol, the WC 400m hurdle world champion, by Stuart Weir,

Femke Bol, WC 2022 Oregon, photo by J Stuart Weir

7. How to appreciate NIKE’s cyclical slump, by Larry Eder,

8. I really liked the Chevron Houston Marathon, watch for my column on that!

9. What do athletes feel like when they retire? Holly Bradshaw speaks about how being an elite athlete has changed her!

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – JUNE 26: Holly Bradshaw of Blackburn competes during the Womens Pole Vault Final on Day Two of the Muller British Athletics Championships at Manchester Regional Arena on June 26, 2021 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Ashley Allen/Getty Images)

10. Katie Moon, (now an ambassador for Mumbai Marathon), speaks to Stuart Weir about the World Champs 2023,

11. This is Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. This is the script of his entire speech, ” I have a Dream.” Please read it and take a few minutes to consider his words.

12. My father, Stan Eder, was born today, January 15, 2024. I enjoyed the 60 years that I got to spend with my Dad.

See you tomorrow!