Sharon Barbano interviews Marcy Schwan, one of the top female ultramarathon runners in the world. She's competed in over 20 ultramarathons, and recently set three World Records in one race. Two weeks ago she was the first woman to compete in a 6 day race since the late 19th century, and came in second place in the entire men's field. Recorded on July 28, 1981. Broadcast on July 28, 1981.
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