• Two Hours

  • The Quest to Run the Impossible Marathon
  • By: Ed Caesar
  • Narrated by: Fajer Al-Kaisi
  • Length: 7 hrs and 10 mins
  • 4.4 out of 5 stars (86 ratings)

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By: Ed Caesar
Narrated by: Fajer Al-Kaisi
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Two hours to cover 26 miles and 385 yards. Its running's Everest, a feat once seen as impossible for the human body. Now we can glimpse the mountaintop. The sub-two-hour marathon requires an exceptional feat of speed, mental strength, and endurance. The pioneer will have to endure more, live braver, plan better, and be luckier than any who has run before.

Ed Caesar takes us into the world of elite runners: the greatest marathoners on Earth. From big-money races in the United States to remote villages in Kenya, Two Hours is an audiobook about a beautiful sport that few people understand. It's about talent, heroism, and refusing to accept defeat. It's a book about running that is about much more than running.... It's a human drama like no other.

©2015 Ed Caesar (P)2015 Dreamscape Media, LLC

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I liked it!

What did you love best about Two Hours?

Helped me understand what elete runners go through.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Two Hours?

I liked the stories in the story.

Have you listened to any of Fajer Al-Kaisi’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

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Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

The money issue. Both being important helpful and distructive.

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Was an eye opener on how this sport is growing and changing.

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Great Book!!

This was an amazing book. I learned so much about the history of the marathon and the great legends of the sport. I highly recommend this book.

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Good stories about marathon. Narration not great.

Not exhaustive but good true stories about the marathon. Quite good read.
Someone should have stopped the narrator do the accents of the people he quotes. It’s ridiculous. Paper book is probably the best way.

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very interesting!

Excellently written and narrated for what some would consider a dry topic. As you listen, you find yourself drawn in and rooting for success in the runners and inspiration within.