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Video–Ryan Hall: “Just Go For It. Being Conservative Isn’t Fun.”

  • By Mario Fraioli
  • Published Sep. 13, 2011
  • Updated Mar. 15, 2012 at 5:09 PM UTC

In part 5 of this interview with Ryan Hall, he and Bob Babbitt talk about his 2:04:58 fourth-place finish at this year’s Boston Marathon, and the importance of having fun and “being me” when racing.

Part I: Aspiring Miler To World-Class Marathoner

Part II: “I’ve never been afraid to take risks.”

Part III: Getting Into My Own Head

Part IV: “I’m able to go harder when I’m having fun.”

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Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli is a senior editor at Competitor magazine. A cross-country All-American at Stonehill College in 2003, he now coaches the Prado Women's Racing Team in San Diego and was the men's marathon coach for Costa Rica's 2012 Olympic team. His first book, The Official Rock 'n' Roll Guide To Marathon & Half-Marathon Training (VeloPress, 2013) is available in bookstores, running shops and online.

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