Grandma's Marathon 1981 - Wow, just wow!!
Updated: Jul 25
Would you like to hear how to prepare and run a 2:09 marathon?? Beards and Dun do just that as Beards recalls his leadup to the 1981 Grandma's Marathon debut and the race it self. A stunning 2:09:37 effort. Beards had Olympian and 2:10 marathoner Garry Bjorklund for company until the final 10K. What happened after that is legendary! Beards 2:09:37 was just 11 seconds off Bill Rodger's all-time American record and he joined the ranks of only a select few who had ever run under 2:10 up to that time. Podcast is coming out on Sunday.