The Runner's World Show

Episode 48: Duel in the Sun

April 6, 2017

A conversation from our archives. Legends Alberto Salazar and Dick Beardsley discuss their historic race at the 1982 Boston Marathon. The pair talks us through what they were thinking and feeling in the final miles of perhaps the greatest race of all time—their “Duel in the Sun.” (1:30)

We preview the very first episode of season three of Human Race, which begins this Tuesday, April 11. (26:20)

In the Kick, why trail runners should be on the lookout for ticks this year, an unbelievable performance at the Prague Half Marathon, one person finishes what might be the toughest race in the world. (36:03)

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Episode Credits:

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

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