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    "I Never Wore A Watch": Running Lessons From A Record-Breaking Everyman
    Mo Farah, the British Olympian who won double gold in the 2012 summer games, predicted that the very least he would accomplish in his first go at 26.2 miles, the London Marathon in April, would be to break Steve Jones's 29-year-old U.K. record of 2:07.13. Farah trains with Alberto Salazar and the Nike Oregon Project.…

    Excellent interview with Steve Jones, currently best known as the Brit whose time Mo couldn't beat. He was kind of a throwback in the mid-80s, posilutely antediluvian now, and sounds like a nice guy.

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    I've related this before, I'm pretty sure. Twenty years ago, I spent several hours with Jones and some other running folks at a bar in Boulder. A great deal was consumed and a great time was had by all. Jones, to me, is an absolute legend. He was a total beast in his day, courageous and as hard as nails…in ways that I just don't see anymore. He remains incredibly modest about it all.