And we’re back with another collection of 🔥 takes. This time we evaluate an impressive slew of performances at the Houston Marathon and half, which went down last weekend.

As the first marathon of significance, Houston is the informal kick off of a new season. Two Canadian records were set—the women’s marathon and half— along with another crazy performance by Rory Linkletter on the men’s side. This should trigger one hell of a spring, as multiple runners will be vying for an Olympic spot. John Lofranco and Michael Doyle break it all down in the pod.

If you want to know more about Malindi Elmore’s incredible run, and what it means in terms of Tokyo 2020, read this op-ed Michael wrote this week for our friends over at iRun. It also includes a little explainer as to who has qualified, who hasn’t, and how they could make it to the big show this summer.

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