This is my daily chat with #RunBlogRun viewers and track fans on all things track & field!
This is my daily chat with #RunBlogRun viewers and track fans on track & field!
This is #CoffeeWithLarry for Friday, January 26, 2024.
#CoffeewithLarry is sponsored by #Jambar!
Jambar is the original organic artisan energy bar, developed by Jenny Maxwell in 2021. Jenny and her late husband,
Brian Maxwell invented the category in 1985 and sold PowerBar in 2000. Jenny spent the last two decades raising their children and being a drummer in two rock bands. Jambar is now our first sponsor for #CoffeeWithLarry; check it out here: Coaches, please use the code JBCoach-10%off! If you are an individual runner or track fan,
please go to and use the Code Larry15 % off! (sponsored)
Chocolate Cha Cha, from JAMBAR!
John Thomas Invitational, Boston University, elite Mile, photo by Kevin Morris
2. New Balance Indoor Grand Prix on February 4, 2024, check out ticket availability on . Gabby Thomas, Jake Wightman, Noah Lyles, and Fred Kerley highlight the meet at #TheTRACKatNewBalance!
Noah Lyles,
New Balance Indoor Grand Prix Track & Field
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
February 3, 2023
World Athletics Indoor Tour Gold meeting, photo by Kevin Morris
3. The U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials is just a week away, here is our piece on the Trials! Running Network -The U.S. Olympic Trials Marathon, shown on NBC and Peacock from 10 AM to 1 PM Eastern on February 3, 2024.
Training partners Connor Mantz and Clayton Young score PBs and Oly qualifiers! photo by Kevin Morris
4. Here is my story on the 73rd birthday of Steve Prefontaine, posted on,
Happy B-day Pre! Pre held ARs from 2,000m to 10,000m at the time of his death, May 30, 1975.
Kenny Moore with Steve Prefontaine, photo by Jeff Johnson, curated by Walt Chadwick
5. Remember the USATF Indoor Champs will be awesome in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on February 16-17, 2024, Remember, the meeting will be the way to make the team for the 2024 World Indoor Champs!
Freddie Crittenden, 60m hurdle champion, 2023 USATF Indoor Track & Field Championship
Albuquerque, New Mexico 2023-02-18
photo credit: © 2023 Kevin Morris

6. This is a fun piece on Emily Sisson that I wrote for Missouri Runner & Triathlete – Emily Sisson. Emily is from Chesterfield, MO, and made numerous covers for

Emily Sisson, Chevron Houston Marathon, and
Aramco Houston Half Marathon
January 15, 2023
Houston, Texas, USA
© 2023 Kevin Morris

Missouri Runner & Triathlete magazine.

7. The RAK Half marathon is a monthly long sponsor for #RunBlogRun and #CoffeewithLarry. The event is Feb. 24, 2024, You can sign up at RunBlogRun will be on site and covering the event LIVE the week of Fe. 20-24. (sponsored)
Benard Kibet wins 2023 RAK Half Marathon, photo by Giancarlo Colombo/RAK Organizers
8. The World Champs Indoors, Glasgow, Scotland, are March 1-3, 2024,…/world-athletics…/glasgow24
9. The World Indoor Tour Gold meetings begin tomorrow, January 27, 2024:
Gold Level Meetings (7)
27 Jan Astana Indoor Meet for Amin Tuyakov Prizes Astana Kazakhstan (WL at W60m)
30 Jan Czech Indoor Gala Ostrava Czech Republic
4 Feb New Balance Indoor Grand Prix Boston United States
6 Feb ORLEN Copernicus Cup Toruń Poland
10 Feb Meeting Hauts-de-France Pas-de-Calais “Trophée EDF” Liévin France
11 Feb Millrose Games New York City United States
23 Feb World Indoor Tour Gold Madrid
European Indoor Championships, artwork by European Athletics