Jason and Kevin discuss Nike’s plans to host a sub two-hour marathon attempt and review how the course, weather, equipment and pacing could shave time off the existing world record. What is a realistic drop in time? How will this race impact the spring marathon season? How many springs in shoes is too many?
Then, the guys chat with Olympian Abdi Abdirahman about his surprise third place finish at the New York City Marathon, the rise in American distance running, his best Olympic memories, not running until he was 18-years-old and the origin of his nickname, the Black Cactus.