What does it take to become an international marathon runner? In 1985, 102 British male runners ran under the elite time of 2 hours 20 minutes for the marathon, only 5 managed this same feat 20 years later. British male distance running had all but disappeared – but why?
16 stone, obese, heavy drinking filmmaker Alex Vero went on a journey to find out firsthand what it takes to become an international marathon runner and to explain the recent decline of British male marathon running.
Alex’s Journey is pretty amazing he went from couch potato to elite runner in a very short time. Listen to replay below Continue reading