This is my daily chat with #RunBlogRun viewers and track fans on all things track & field!
This is Coffee with Larry for Monday, November 6, 2023.
Our topics:
1. NYC marathon was held for 51rst time on November 5, 2023.
2. Tamirat Tola won men’s in 2:04.58 in his third run at Big Apple (he took 4th twice).
3. Hellen Obiri took win in her third marathon in NYC in 2:27.23, winning Boston and NYC in 2023, first time since 1989 (Ingrid Kristiansen)
5. Molly Huddle and Kellyn Taylor lead much of tactical women’s race until 22 miles.
6. Leading Americans were Kellyn Taylor in 8th in 2:29.48, in 8th, and Molly Huddle, in 9th in 2:32.02.
7. Futsum Zeinasallassie was top American man in 2:12.09 for 10th.
8. Almost 52,000 finishers in NYC.
9. The value of coaches.
10. Importance of coaches.
See you tomorrow!