Olympian Des Linden Q & A and Book Signing

Fri February 16, 2024 Brother John's Beer Bourbon & BBQ
Tucson, AZ 85705 US



Join us for a moderated conversation and audience Q/A with Olympian and Boston Marathon Champion Des Linden! QA will be followed by a book signing for her memoir "Choosing to Run". 


Our guest is a two-time Olympian, with nine top-5 finishes at the World Marathon Majors. In 2018 she became the first American woman to win the Boston Marathon in the past 38 years. In April of 2021, she became the first woman in history to break the 3-hour barrier in the 50k, setting a new World Record at the distance, and just last year at the Chicago Marathon she set the US Master's Marathon Record."


2018 Boston Marathon Champion

50k World Record holder


Two-time Olympian (2012 & 2016)

American Master's Record in the Marathon (Chicago 2023)

9 top-5 finishes at World Marathon Majors

Two-time runner-up at the US Marathon Trials (2012 & 2016, fourth in 2020)

Coffee aficionado & owner of Linden X Two

Whiskey connoisseur. Music junkie. Book nerd. World Traveler.


Tickets come with (1) drink ticket courtesy of Brooks Running and a 20% off coupon for all Brooks Merchandise at The Running Shop. Books are available with your entry by choosing that ticket option. 


@ Brother John's Beer Bourbon & BBQ 1801 N Stone Ave, Tucson, AZ 85705

5:00 pm open seating and bar opens

6:00 pm intro and talk begins 

For additional questions please call the Running Shop


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Brother John's Beer Bourbon & BBQ
1801 N. Stone Ave
Tucson, AZ 85705 US

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