Al Howie, the greatest runner you've never heard of.

In 1991, Al Howie ran 5800 miles in 103 days. Never heard of him? That's not a surprise, we hadn't either.

This week we're joined on the podcast by author Jared Beasley who recently published a book, In Search of Al Howie, all about this mysterious ultrarunner and his incredible running feats, plus his complicated and often troubled life outside of running.

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