# 27 – Gene Dykes, one of only two persons to run sub-3 hour marathon after age 70, on his running journey, training, favourite races and more

Gene Dykes, one of only two persons to run sub-3 hour marathon after age 70, on his running journey, training, favourite races and more

Show Notes

01:30 – Gene introduces himself

05:10 – Journey after first marathon at age 58 for next few years

08:10 – Approach to training before hiring a coach

10:15 – Running with a coach

15:40 – Running back to back races including ultras and marathons

20:55 – Differences and key challenges between marathons and ultramarathons like 100/200 mile races

25:50 – Gene’s approach to strength training

29:20 – Recreational methods other than running

30:20 – Recovery methods

31:05 – Favorite races

38:05 – Managing running and races in 2020

40:40 – Goals for 2021

42:50 – How to tactically manage your best running years

44:15 – Quiz Time!

52:20 – How to get Gene to run in your part of the world!

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Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gene.dykes.1

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