28 Aug '15, 12am

Last Lap with Brad Hudson: The Marathon Whisperer

Last Lap with Brad Hudson: The Marathon Whisperer

At the 1979 Gettysburg Marathon, Brad Hudson crossed the finish line of his first 26.2 miler in 2 hours, 50 minutes and 35 seconds, a sterling debut by any competitive measure. The catch? Hudson, a New Jersey native, was only 12 years old at the time, and he was disappointed to have missed the American record for a boy his age by a scant 3 minutes and 26 seconds. The now 48-year-old Hudson—who was coached by current University of Colorado headman Mark Wetmore as a grade-schooler—would go on to set a national high school record in the indoor 5,000m as a junior, and later garnered multiple All-American honors at the University of Oregon. He set his marathon personal best of 2:13:24 at Cal International in 1990, the high point of a professional career that was cut short by injury and burnout. But where Hudson has really made his mark is as a coach. A lifelong student of the s...

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