Hosts John Lofranco and Michael Doyle discuss who each feels "won" and "lost" at the 2020 World Athletics Half Marathon Championships, which took place over the weekend in Gdynia, Poland.


Instant Reaction Podcast - 2020 World Athletics Half Marathon Championships
A dramatic, thrilling women’s race for the ages (that included a world record), and a star (named Jacob Kiplimo) is born on the men’s side

John's winners:

  • Women's champ (and world-record holder) Peres Jepchirchir
  • The concept of watching a race
  • "The running media."

Michael's winners:

  • Jepchirchir
  • World Athletics
  • The country of Uganda

John's losers:

  • The very idea of safety
  • high stack height shoes
  • Sport bureaucracy

Michael's losers:

  • Poland
  • Pre-race favourite Joshua Cheptegei
  • 2018 champ Netsanet Gudeta

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