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A podcast with coverage of American running and track & field that goes beyond the finish line through conversations with the sport’s elite.  **At this time, we have discontinued publishing new episodes. Please enjoy one of our archived episodes.**

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Dick Beardsley

“I’m telling you, I was half asleep, but I sat up in my bed and I had adrenaline going out of every open orifice I had. I couldn’t hardly sleep the rest of the night. It just got me pumped up.” 

- Boston Marathon legend Dick Beardsley reflecting on his reaction to hearing Alberto Salazar say that he was unbeatable before their epic 1982 "Duel in the Sun"

Listen to the life and times of one of the most positive people on the planet, Dick Beardsley, on Episode 36 of M&M

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36: Marathon Great Dick Beardsley

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THE UNDAUNTED DICK BEARDSLEY | Dick Beardsley ran the Boston Marathon only one time as an elite-level competitor. That was all it took to forever stitch his name into the fabric of the fabled Patriots’ Day footrace. Beardsley’s epic “Duel in the Sun” with Alberto Salazar in 1982 was an instant classic and remains one…

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35: Marathoner Jared Ward

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THE OPPORTUNISTIC MARATHONER | Jared Ward’s evolution from aspiring professional distance runner to Olympic marathoner is a tale of turning challenge into opportunity. Jared lost a season of cross-country eligibility as a senior at BYU when the NCAA suspended him for participating in a fun run before he entered college. At the urging of his…

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34: Olympic Trials Wrap-Up – Sounds from TrackTown USA

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TEAM USA 2.0 | The future of American track & field has arrived. Eighty-four first-time Olympians earned their opportunity to wear red, white and blue at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, as a new generation of stars grabbed the spotlight in Eugene. English Gardner, Joe Kovacs, Clayton Murphy, Whitney Ashley, Devon Allen, Kate Grace,…

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