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Feb 21, 2020

Episode 184 of The BibRave Podcast has arrived! 🎉 This week, Tim, Jess, and Andy share tales of their recent trip to Las Vegas for the Running USA conference, comment on the controversial topic of SWAG, and react to the recent news around the cancellation of the Tokyo Marathon

A huge shout out to the Detroit Free Press TCF Bank Marathon for sponsoring this week’s episode! You won’t want to miss out on your chance to cross from the US into Canada on foot while enjoying beautiful fall scenery on this flat and fast Midwestern course! Use code BIBRAVEDET20” for 10% off the full, half, or 5K distance! 

The trio starts by sharing their favorite moments from their recent Vegas trip, including a quick breakdown of how to get into some Vegas gambling if you’re nervous! They then discuss a hot topic in a few conference sessions around SWAG - why do we have so much of it, do we need so much of it, and should races consider offering an alternative? Finally, they end with commentary OF the commentary around the race side of why the Tokyo Marathon was canceled and no refunds were offered. 

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Show Notes:

For those digging the sweet ukulele intro music, 🎶 that comes to us from the talented musician and running coach, Matt Flaherty. Check out his site for more audio goodness!   

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