"Before I left my room, I half-scared myself to death. I went into the bathroom, looking at myself, and said “the next time you look at yourself in the mirror back in this room, I hope you really like yourself.”
You can watch it on Discovery+ (free trial available.)
Kenenisa Bekele did it in 2009 and Mo Farah did in 2012 and 2016.
Ben Bloom writes, "There is a large section of the sport that now believes numbers are becoming meaningless and the main reason is the continued development of shoe technology."
The lack of major events will make it hard for athletes in many sports to qualify for Tokyo.
Due to a combination of limits on event size and athletes inability to train due to lockdown restrictions.
He ran 1:05:49 for the 23.1km section (that's 60:07 half-marathon pace).
The increase in viewership is likely thanks to people being encouraged not to watch the race in person due to coronavirus.
"I’m not done running, I’m just done getting paid for it."