As one of America’s fastest female runners, she is ready to take on the Boston Marathon.
On April 16, two-time Olympian Molly Huddle will join an elite group of runners in an effort to end the 33-year drought in which an American female has not won the nation’s oldest marathon. Huddle is familiar with breaking records; she currently holds the U.S. titles in the 5,000 meter, 10,000 meter, and 5K and in January, she clenched the half-marathon record with a time of 1:07:25 in Houston.
She made her marathon debut in New York City in 2016, where she finished third with a time of 2:28:13. The Boston Marathon will be her second attempt at the distance—and some of her toughest competition will be her fellow U.S. runners, including four of the five fastest U.S. female marathoners of all time.
Furthermore spoke to Huddle about why training for her second marathon was different from her first, her race day rituals, and her surprising attitude about nutrition.
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