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82 Marathon Talk

by Editor
Wednesday 3rd August 2011
Tags  Marathon Talk   |   Martin Yelling   |   Tom Williams   |   Dean Karnazes


  • Tom's been... Speaking to Mike Wardian, Run Directing the 197th Leeds parkrun, and not running :(
  • Martin's been... Knocking out 'triple fifteens', attempting to smuggle, and getting ready for the mile!
  • Marathon Talk Magic Mile Global Team Challenge

    Thanks to their participation bonus Team UK are currently ahead with 79.7% v 62.8%
    For the latest tables and help with how it all works CLICK HERE
    Please spread the word and get your friends, clubs and networks to enter and promote, you can use the facebook link to spread the word when you view the entry list (link)

    Timed miles around the World...
    • August 2nd 7:00pm North Solihull Sports Centre, UK, B37 5LA Ed Wallace find via MT facebook page
    • August 4th 7:30pm Leeds Met Carnegie, Leeds, UK Mark Hetherington - M.S.Hetherington@leeds.ac.uk
    • August 7th & 14th 6:00pm Woolmer Hill Sports Assoc., Surrey, UK Amy Wright - info@hbac.co.uk
    • August 10th 7:30pm Arethusa Mile, Bushy Park, London, UK Danny Norman danny@parkrun.com
    • August 10th 6:00pm Potts Field, Boulder, USA Joe Scholler - jescholler@uwalumni.com
    • August 10th 6:30pm Isle of Dogs, London, UK Carole Boyle - cab6@hotmail.co.uk
    • August 11th 7:00pm Poole Park, Poole, UK Martin Yelling martin@yellingperformance.com
    • August 13th 7:00am Walter Johnson High School, Bethesda, USA Barry Lowenthal tagged below
    • August 14th 7:30am Mackay, North Queensland, Australia Dave Perkins - dperkeo@hotmail.com

  • Check out the Iffley Road mile in Oxford on August the 3rd (HERE)
  • Marathon Talk Motivation Station – Experian Festival of Running Robin Hood Marathon in Nottingham on Sunday 11th September. Camping again! Sign up to join the fun by emailing us via info@marathontalk.com


  • Rate Your Run averages 8.3 from 69
  • Ryan Hall to run Chicago (read more)
  • Mo to run a marathon in 2013 (read more)
  • Will Mo do the double in Daegu? (read more)
  • Adidas Thunder Run (website)
  • Wardian wins San Francisco Marathon (website)
  • Davos Mountain Marathon (website)

Tony's Trials

  • This week scripted by Liz Hicks

Rant & Rave

  • David Owen raves about the adidas Thunder Run and rants about MP3 wearing WRSers!
  • Jim Murray rants about sunday drivers

Interview Dean Karnazes

  • Check out Dean's website HERE
  • You can buy Dean's book 'Run! 26.2 Stories of Blisters and Bliss' HERE

Winner of the Week

  • Nominated by Iain Wallace and Mark Barrow
    This week's Winner of the Week is Mark Cooper, check out his website HERE


  • Don't forget to Rate Your Run from Sunday at marathontalk.com/rateyourrun
  • New Marathon Talk technical training tee and racing vest available very soon with the amazing support of adidas.
  • Pop along to our Facebook events page here and click 'attending' to the races you're taking on. Also, to add your own marathons to the Marathon Talk Listener Launch Pad email us via info@marathontalk.com


Episode 82 of Marathon Talk is now out and is available completely free on www.marathontalk.com.



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