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217 Are slower runners diminishing the sport?

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The Marathon Show

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The sport of marathon running has grown and people of all abilities and goals enter races at an increased rate.  Finish times are higher now than in the past.  Is that a good thing or a bad thing?  Wall Street Journal reporter, Kevin Helliker, wrote an article on the topic.  In the article he talks about his own top 15% finish in a triathlon, then interviews people in the sport who claim younger athletes aren't trying hard enough.  Kevin is on the show to talk about the article, his views and his experiences.