77 Min Released Feb 23, 2017

Episode 42: Breaking the Mold

An interview with Mirna Valerio, who at 245 pounds doesn’t necessarily conform to the conventional idea of what a runner should look like. But the body she has is capable of carrying her over epic distances. (2:05)

An update on Nike’s Breaking2 project—the quest to help three of the world’s best athletes run a sub 2-hour marathon. (46:17)

In the Kick, some extra proof that running isn’t bad for your long-term health, the story behind a runner’s Matthew Centrowitz tattoo, and a race 650 feet below the earth’s surface. (1:10:42)

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Episode Credits:

Host: David Willey
 
Producers: Sylvia Ryerson, Christine Fennessy and Brian Dalek

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