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The Shakeout Podcast: The “Hold on, Justyn’s running home” episode

A wide-ranging conversation with Justyn Knight, one of Canada's most promising track runners. He talks about his unlikely late discovery of running, getting over getting beat and how he once told someone he was cousins with Drake

Justyn Knight

This week’s Shakeout Podcast episode is hosted by editor-in-chief, Michael Doyle, web editor Sinead Mulhern and staff writer Tim Huebsch.

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An in-depth interview with Justyn Knight

Justyn Knight
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Sinead, Tim and Michael talk with up-and-coming superstar Justyn Knight. The Torontonian runs for Syracuse University and recently placed third in the NCAA 5,000m. Knight talks candidly about the disappointment of that race, how he got into running in the first place and his plans for the future. They also chat about his obsession with Drake’s music, basketball and whether or not NCAA athletes should get paid.

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Michael, Sinead and Tim continue growing the Canadian Running summer running playlist.

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