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Video: How Are the Race Tactics Different at the U.S. Olympic Trials Marathon?

Alan Culpepper explains how race strategy changes at the Olympic Trials.

The dynamic of the U.S. Olympic Trials marathon are different from any other race—the quest to make the top three, the sheer number of elites and more can completely change the strategy of the runners. We asked Alan Culpepper, the 2004 U.S. Olympic Trials champion, about how the approach of the runners differ in such a different race.