The Mike & Ira Show: Each episode Mike and Ira discuss the latest headlines in the running community. They provide analysis recent and upcoming performances and races. Join them as they try and bring you a fun 45 min - 1 hour of chat and banter surrounding their favorite sport running. You can e-mail questions to be read on air to firstname.lastname@example.org.
EPISODE #5 LISTEN In Episode #5 of the Mike & Ira Show, we discuss the London Marathon and how Ryan Hall has solidified himself as one of the greatest American runners of all-time. We discuss if he is better than Frank Shorter or if Shorter's gold keeps him on top. We get an update from Brendan O'Keefe and Caroline Cretti of Zap Fitness down in North Carolina. Caroline tells us about her upcoming race: The Olympic Trials Marathon. We preview the women's marathon trails in Boston and give our predictions. We discuss Chris Derrick and his amazing 13:55 5k this past weekend. We debate as to where that ranks among the high school greats. We talk to Arianna Lambie the former Stanford star about her future plans and post collegiate life. We ask her to tell us about the process of finding an agent and choosing a sponsor and coach. Finally we ask her our 6 off topic questions. We finish up with our 10 questions and or top performer and flop of the week. Remember to e-mail us at email@example.com and check out our website mikeandirashow.blogspot.com. Thanks again to Arianna Lambie, and the folks at Zap Fitness. Until next time, keep running!
In this episode of the Mike & Ira Show: Listen Episode #4 A discussion of Kenenisa Bekele and his impressive victory at the World Cross-Country Championships in Edinburgh, Scotland. Our second episode with "sound bites" featuring Jeremy Wariner, Matt Withrow, Ian Dobson and Tim Harris. We have an interview with New Zealand's Kim Smith. She talks with us about her current season, how she ended up at Providence and about her plans for Beijing. Thanks Kim! A discussion of Alan Webb and his season thus far. We talk about if we feel US 8k and Carlsbad are going to be a problem for Alan later on this season. We have a new segment called "Story Time with Bruce Hyde". The recent 3:55 miler joins his old high school teammate Ira for some discussion of track and field and a great Abdi story. You can check out his whole interview on our website later on this week. Finally, we read some e-mails from listeners give our top performer and flop of the week and finish it off with 10 questions. Remember to e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org and listen for our next episode soon. Thanks again to Kim Smith for taking the time to talk with us, as always keep on running.
Episode # 3
In episode #3 of the Mike & Ira show we recap NCAA Indoor Track Championships, touch on the US 8K championships, discuss the future of Shalane Flanagan and Jorge Torres and more. Join us as we introduce 2 new segments called "sound bites" and "hand off". Also vote in this weeks poll about the NCAA outdoor 10k. Listen...
Episode # 2
In the second episode of The Mike & Ira Show, we discuss: US Cross results, US Indoor results, banked vs. oversized tracks, the collegiate scene and more...! Check it out right here: Listen