On the latest episode of the House of Run podcast, Jason and Kevin discuss Desiree Linden becoming the first American woman to win Boston since 1985, Yuki Kawauchi's comeback victory, the bizarre top five in both races, the panoply of DNFs, and the horrific weather in Boston.
The guys also discuss what the race means for the future of American marathoning, Sarah Sellers' runner-up finish in the women's race, and they also look ahead to this weekend's London Marathon.
1:45 - Why Des Linden's victory made sense on Monday.
5:50 - How do you put the top 15 results into context?
14:20 - How did Linden go from almost dropping out of the race to taking the win?
17:04 - What were the takeaways for the other American elites in the race?
24:00 - Sarah Sellers and the stories of all the other obscure runners who ran to top-10 finishes on Monday.
29:30 - Yuki, Yuki, and more Yuki!!
35:20 - The difference psychological approaches from Kawauchi and Linden.
47:00 - Will the women's world record be broken at the London Marathon?
53:08 - What will Mo Farah run in his second marathon?
58:00 - Listener emails!
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