This is my daily chat with #RunBlogRun viewers and track fans on all things track & field!
This is Coffee with Larry, our daily podcast, well,
almost daily! 6 days a week!
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Our topics:
1. New Balance Indoor Grand Prix, is coming February 4, 2024, get tickets at https://www.nbindoorgrandprix.com/
2.  Where is NIKE with sports marketing? Here’s a piece from last February:
Nike sends mixed messages on supporting global track & field, or, are they? Six deep thoughts on appreciating Nike Sports Marketing , by Larry Eder ( Feb. 2023) https://www.runblogrun.com/…/nike-sends-mixed-messages…
The NIKE Oregon Waffle, personal pair of the late Steve Prefontaine, up for auction, bids close September 15, 2022, by Sotheby’s.
3. Due to Achilles injuries, Jakob Ingebrigtsen out of 2024 World Indoor Champs, https://www.runblogrun.com/…/jakob-ingebrigtsen-will…
4. The VJ Ace Star studded edition, considered, https://www.runblogrun.com/…/for-shoe-geeks-only-the…
5. Alert viewer Steve Vaitones: “With Thursday’s knit hat and flannel shirt look, and with just a bit longer beard, you bear an uncanny resemblance to a character from my childhood hometown, Floyd the clammer”. What do. you think?
Freddy the Clammer, photo courtesy of Steve Vaitones
6. Hello to Jason Henderson, AW, Stuart Weir, Mike Rowbottom, Wendy Shulik, Jeff Shaver, and Charles Alexander.
7. Some thoughts came up today on Artificial Intelligence and Running: https://www.runblogrun.com/…/ai-and-running-part-2-ai…
8. The Olympic Trials Marathon still has some gray areas in the picking of the men’s team, are two positions open or, are three positions open?
Emily Sisson, Chevron Houston Marathon and
Aramco Houston Half Marathon
January 15, 2023
Houston, Texas, USA
© 2023 Kevin Morris
9. The road to Paris began at the #DubaiMarathon, with the debut wins by Addisu Gobena, 2:05.01 (aged 19) and Tigist Ketema, 2:16.07 CR, who was pursuing racing the 1,500m last year!
10. Is USATF a product of the requirements from USOPC and the needs of its sponsors.
11. How to appreciate NIKE’s cyclical slump,
12. I Just got off the phone with my college coach, Dan Durante! He is 80, and he recently raced the 60m, 200m, and 400m. The guy looks great! It was so wonderful to see Dan and hear his voice!
Larry Eder and Dan Durante, Fall 1981, photo from Santa Clara University Yearbook
See you Monday, January 15, 2024, on #CoffeewithLarry

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