This is Coffee with Larry, our daily podcast on all the global track and field stories!

This is Coffee with Larry for Thursday, April 25, 2024.

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This weekend, April 24-27, you can see JAMBAR at their booth at the #PennRelays!

Our topics:

1. Drake Relays continues all weekend, April 22-28, 2024,…/2024-drake-relays

2. The Penn Relays are this weekend, April 24-28, 2024,…/2/6/athletes-and-coaches.aspx
, and make sure you go by the JAMBAR booth!

3. Payton Otterdahl threw 22.59m in the Men’s shot put at Drake Relays.

4. The Bermuda USATF meeting is on Sunday, April 28. You can watch it on Still waiting to start lists.

Noah Lyles, March 8, 2023, photo from RBR Interview

5. The Second Diamond League meeting, Suzhou/Shanghai, is on Saturday, April 27. You can watch it on

6. World Relays are May 5, and Doha Dl is May 10; the season is upon us!

7. Here is my story on Xiamen; let me know your thoughts:…/eight-observations-on-the

Valarie Allman throws 69.80m, in discus, Xiamen 2024, photo by Matthew Quine for Diamond League AG

8. Here’s Stuart Weir’s thoughts on Jack Buckner after an interview,…/thoughts-of-jack-buckner

9. Here’s the story from #SportsBusinessJournal on Michael Johnson announcing that he has secured $30 million in funding for his upcoming professional track league:…/michael-johnson

10. Here’s my story on Michael Johnson and his pro track league announcement:…/six-observations-on

Michael Johnson, photo by Laureus

11. The adidas Adizero Road to Records is April 27, 2024; you can watch it Live (1:30 AM Central, 2:30 AM Eastern, 11:30 PM Pacific):

12. The Drake Relays and Penn Relays are in full swing! We will provide updates tomorrow!

Drake Stadium , June 2018, photo by Mike Deering for The Shoe Addicts

13. Enjoy the track and field weekend, from the Adizero Road to Records and Shanghai on Saturday and the USATF Bermuda meeting on Sunday!

14. We are beginning to hear about fields for the LA Grand Prix.

See you tomorrow on Coffee with Larry!