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Coffee with Larry (January 27, 2024), Astana meeting, John Thomas BU Invite,

Coffee with Larry: Jambar is new sponsor of CWL, Dubai Marathon can be seen via Streaming (for Free), links here!

This is my daily chat with #RunBlogRun viewers and track fans on all things track & field!

This is #coffeeithLarry for Friday, January 27, 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)

Jammin Jazzleberry, photo from JAMBAR


1. January 27, 2024 is busy!
Here are links to five big meets (thanks to Owen M):
Track meet links for this weekend 👇
Astana –
Arkansas –…/01-26_Razorback/index.htm
Val-de-Reuil –…/meeting-de-leure-2024/participants
Nantes –…/meeting-de-nantes…/participants
Boston –
Houston –

Geordie Beamish, John Terrier Classic Indoor Track & Field
Boston University
Boston, MA, USA 1 26 2024, 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!

Gabby Thomas, Wanda Diamond League Athletics Meeting
Herculis EBS
July 21, 2023, Monaco, 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.…/331-2024-u-s-olympic-trials

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

Kenny Moore, Steve Prefontaine, 1974-1975, photo by Jeff Johnson, supplied by Walt Chadwick, and used with permission of both of these kind and thoughtful human beings.

! Pre held ARs from 2,000m to 10,000m at the time of his death, May 30, 1975.

CLICK HERE to Read the Full Original Article at runblogrun…