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The Shakeout Podcast: The “Breaking 2:02:57” Episode

On the latest episode of The Shakeout, Michael and Tim discuss whether or not we'll see the men's record in the marathon fall this weekend


On this week’s episode of the Shakeout Podcast, Canadian Running editor Michael Doyle and staff writer Tim Huebsch chat about the upcoming Berlin Marathon and the threat to the current marathon world record. They also provide their predictions for a winner. 

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For those in Canada, CBC Sports will have live streaming coverage of the full event at cbcsports.ca and via the CBC Sports app beginning Sunday at 3:15 a.m. EDT (12:15 a.m. PDT). 

Following their discussion, Michael speaks with Martin Desmond Roe, director of “Breaking2”, a National Geographic documentary about the attempt to break the 2-hour marathon barrier.  

The full documentary is now available online: 


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Tim recommends: Hoka One One Cavu, a neutral cushioned basic trainer. 

Michael recommends: “Two Hours: The Quest to Run the Impossible Marathon” by Ed Caesar, which focuses on the life and running career of Geoffrey Mutai.


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