46 - Breaking Two Hours with Ed Caesar


The 2:00 Hour marathon, some call if the holy grail of distance running.  Will we ever break it?  This week we interview journalist Ed Caesar who has just published a new book that looks at just that.  Join us as Ed follows elite marathoner Geoffrey Mutai across the world and discovers if two hours can ever be a reality.

We Go Into More Detail About

  • Ed’s background as a runner and how he got plugged into reporting on running.
  • What it’s like running with the greatest runners on earth in the Rift Valley of Africa.
  • The mental aspect to running and it’s impact on dropping running times.
  • An unlikely friendship between Ed and Geoffrey Mutai.
  • The athletes that Ed loves to follow.
  • Will we ever break the Two Hour marathon limit?

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