# 16 – Vince Varallo, runner and author, talks about his 9 year journey to sub-3 marathon, the iconic Boston marathon and mindset of elites


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Vince Varallo, runner and author,  talks about his 9 year journey to sub-3 marathon, the iconic Boston marathon, Boston Buddies group and mindset of elites

Show Notes
01:10 – Vince introduces himself and talks about his first marathon in 2010
07:40 – Vince discusses his next few races and how he got very close to 3 hour marathon mark 
17:35 – Forming the “Boston Buddies” Facebook Group
20:00 – Boston Marathon 2018
23:30 – “Boston Buddies: Boston Marathon 2018” book 
26:35 – Switch to Hanson’s Marathon Method for 2019
28:20 – Personal coaching enroute to sub-3 marathon at Dublin 2019
32:35 – Mindset of elite runners 
35:55 – Quiz Time!
39:15 – Vince’s recommendations of books, websites/blogs and other resources

Contact Vince
Email: [email protected]
Boston Buddies Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/BostonMarathonTraining

Book Recommendations
Boston Buddies: Boston Marathon 2018 (Amazon Link)
Boston Marathon by Tom Derderian (Amazon Link)
My Life on the Run by Bart Yasso (Amazon Link)
Marathon: The Ultimate Training Guide by Hal Higdon (Amazon Link)
Hanson’s Marathon Method by Luke Humphrey (Amazon Link)

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