Jul 1, 2021
Abdi Abdirahman knows how to run for a long time. He's the only American distance runner to have qualified for 5 Olympics, 3 Games at 10000m and 2 at the marathon distance. He'll be running the marathon at Tokyo 2020, so we and Book Club Claire talked with him about how both of these races work and what's up with the controversial Nike Vaporfly road shoes.
Abdi has also written a book
about his life and his approach to running. Abdi's World: The
Black Cactus on Life, Running, and Fun will be out in August,
and you can pre-order your copy here.
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