10 - EXTREME RUNNING

Just how fast and how far can a human go? This week, the physiology and stories of extreme runners. Ultramarathon Man, Dean Karnazes tells us his extraordinary story. We find out about Diane Leather and we get some answers from sports writer David Epstein, and Sports Medicine Physician Dr Matt Baird. 


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INTERVIEWS

  • Baird M.D., M. (2016, January). Personal Interview. 
  • Epstein, D. (2016, January). Personal Interview. 
  • Karnazes, D. (2015, December). Personal Interview.
  • Leather, D. (2015, October). Personal Interview. 

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