KHC085 Des Linden

Join us for a discussion with Des Linden, an American long-distance runner, author and podcast host. Des represented the United States in the 2012 London Olympics and the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics women's marathon and in 2018, she won the Boston Marathon, becoming the first American in 33 years to win the women's category in the event. 

Listen in as Cam and Des talk about stories from winning the Boston Marathon, qualifying for the Olympic Trials and more!

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0:00:00  Intro: Who is Des Linden?

0:02:36  How Des Found Her Endurance & Training to be Fit

0:07:07  How Des Found Her Ranking in Running

0:11:06  Des’s Wins & the Olympics

0:14:29  Winning the Boston Marathon

0:27:16  Ad Break

0:29:05  When Hope is Gone in Racing

0:30:18  How it Felt to Break the Boston Marathon Tape

0:31:48  Life After Winning the Boston Marathon

0:33:44  The People Behind You in the Race

0:35:57  Weather During the Race

0:38:20  Des Linden’s Book & Podcast

0:39:37  Des’s Partnership with Brooks Running

0:41:08  “Nobody Asked Us with Des & Kara

0:44:30  Thoughts on New Shoe Technology

0:46:58  Confidence in Racing, Performance & Nutrition

0:51:30  The Olympic Trials

0:55:52  Supporting Track Race Events

01:00:46  Qualifying in the Olympic Trials

01:02:47  Des’s Experience Shooting a Bow

01:06:35 Outro: Training for Running

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