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105 Marathon Talk

by Editor
Thursday 12th January 2012
Tags  Marathon Talk   |   Martin Yelling   |   Tom Williams   |   Jantastic   |   Matt Dixon   |   Rob de Castella   |   Liz McColgan   |   Greg McMillan   |   Ron Hill   |   Steve Jones
 
 

 

It's Marathon Talk's second birthday! Tom, Martin, and Tony brought us their interview highlights from 2011 including Matt Dixon, Steve Jones, Liz McColgan, Rob De Castella, Ron Hill, and Greg McMillan, listener Rob Bane created his own Marathon Talk rap, we talked training volumes, speedy Americans and Kenyans, rants, raves, and Winner of the Week.

INTRO

On this week’s show…it’s our second birthday we talk about our last 2 years, There’s a little news from the running world, including the best ever American men, the USA Olympic trials and Kenyan big shots. We bring you up to speed with the amazing spring mojo kickin jantastic, you rate your runs, rant and rave and winner of the week and we’ve got a selection of our favourite interview outtakes, we chat to Tony about his and Tony brings us his trials… and we are recording this, rarely, together from the Marathon Talk ‘shed come studio’ in Poole.

NEWS

  • Jantastic update
    Some people have been logging their total number of weekly runs on day 1 – make sure you log your completed runs as you do them or at the end of the week – that keeps ther weekly individual and teams scores correct.

    We’ve had a few scoring gremlins in the system and are resolving these.

    You can still enter…BUT – you can no longer score for week 1 – so your top score for January will be limited to 75% if you continue to hit all your runs.

  • Marathon Talk LIVE – Weds Feb 22nd in Leeds!
    Ambitious plan to do an evening recording of the following weeks show! At The University of Leeds (7 pm) with the Marathon Talk crew! Come and join us! Details to follow.

  • The top 10 male American marathoners of all time. (link)
    Frank Shorter at Number 1.
    Ryan Hall at Number 10!

  • Will the mens marathon record fall this spring? One of the worlds top coaches thinks so! (Link)

  • USA Olympic marathon trials in Houston this weekend. (Link)


TONY'S TRIALS

Tony shares a special 'positive' edition! Free Royalty Free Music provided by DanoSongs.


TRAINING TALK

Marathon training volume – where are you now and where should you be going?

RANT AND RAVE

Jeff Whittingtom rants about inconsiderate car drivers.

Anon raves about our brilliant Marathon Talk interviewees (especially Alex Flynn)


The 2011 INTERVIEW BEST BITS

Martin, Tom and Tony take a look back at some of their interview highlights from 2011 including:

- Matt Dixon, Rob De Castella, Liz McColgan, Greg McMillan, Ron Hill and Steve Jones.


WINNER OF THE WEEK.

For starting running (but not being faster than his brother yet!) this weeks winner is Mark Foley. (Nominated by Simon Foley).


CLOSE

Run Well.

Martin & Tom.

 

Episode 105 of Marathon Talk is now out and is available completely free on www.marathontalk.com

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