Ep.97 || We're Oprah Certified | Derek Rubis Interview | Reflecting on First Half of 2022 Before World Champs
2 Black Runners · 58 minutes ·

Ep.97 || We're Oprah Certified | Derek Rubis Interview | Reflecting on First Half of 2022 Before World Champs

Your favorite 2 Black Runners reflect on the first 6 months of 2022 before going to the World Championships in Eugene this weekend.  The Potts Brothers are also joined by Derek Rubis at the end of the episode to discuss what makes him "the hub of distance running," how he has been dealing with colon cancer, and a discussion on the impact of social media on the running community.  

*Thank you to World Athletics 22 for sponsoring this episode with their #NextStopOregon Segment!! Go get your tickets now for the first World Athletics Championships ever on U.S. soil at WorldChampsOregon22.com

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00:00 Clips Intro 

00:39 Episode Start 

01:02 First For the Real Ones Episode since May 

03:11 We interviewed Allyson Felix 

05:13 This is For the Real Ones 

05:37 Make sure to rate the podcast 

06:36 We are Oprah Certified 

11:12 Looking back onto first half of 2022 for 2BR 

15:56 Joshua’s goal 

18:06 There’s a lot more voices in the sport 

19:39 People are mad about Aaron's thoughts on Abby Steiner 

25:00 World Championships are this week!! 

27:38 Thinking back to the first Running Report 

31:15 #NextStopOregon segment 

32:04 Derek Rubis Interview Starts 

33:06 How did you discover us? 

34:01 Was there a moment that got you hooked on track & field? 

37:13 What's it been like seeing the rise of track & field on social media? 

38:17 What has it been like to grow your own community through social media? 

40:16 What are the other places right now that are killing it on social media? 

42:20 You never know about the bottom of the totem pole 

42:54 How are you feeling going into surgery? 

44:15 World Championships are coming up? 

45:48 Top 3 in the the 1500 

46:56 WWE? 

49:37 What T&F athlete would you want to see in the WWE ring? 

50:31 Three runners that you would want to go on a run with? 

51:35 Who else would you like to meet? 

52:36 Did you ever think you would have this much of an impact? 

53:20 What mark do you want to leave on the sport? 

55:10 Interview ends/Outro Begins

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