On this week’s show Steph April’s running a marathon in Valencia, Zach Bitter runs a 100-mile FKT, Jo Pavey’s aiming for a 6th Olympic Games, and the Virgin Money London Marathon opens championship entries. We launch the Santa’s Sack...
We bring you all the news from New York, Japanese doctors question the 2020 Olympic Marathon start time, and Ross Edgely swims all the way around the UK, yes, all the way...
On this week’s show the Venice Marathon becomes a run-swim-run, there’s a new half marathon world record in Valencia, a new master’s world marathon record in Frankfurt,...
There’s a couple of sensational performances from Toronto, Chris and Eilish win in Portsmouth, Bekele has an odd one in Amsterdam, Andy Baddeley tells us all about The...
An incredible world age record for the marathon, an amazing run by Sinead Driver, and Mo’s European 10k record falls in South Africa. Tom and his Dad reflect on a brilliant...
Sir Mo runs a new European marathon record and wins the 2018 Chicago Marathon! Martin's joined by Eliud Kipchoge’s team photographer, Dan Vernon to talk about ‘that world...
On this week’s show, phew, thanks WADA, it’s all okay in Kenya, Chris Thompson bags a win in Scotland, it’s tougher to get into Boston, it’s Mo V Galen and friends at...
We wish Ron Hill a happy 80th, Charlie Purdue’s out of New York, Dewi and Callum are on top form in the Netherlands, and Rosie Pink Williams smashes her first ever cross...
On this week’s show the world goes all Kipchoge over a stunning new marathon world record in Berlin. We reflect on an incredible marathon leap forward. Martin is joined by...
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Each week we ask our interviewee a simple question, if they could have 6months of amazing training for one single mile and then go and smash out just one mile as hard as they could - what time would they do? From 3.48 to 13minutes here's what everyone said!
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|1||Mike Wells||The Maravan (Sunday)||Cleethorpes||03:18:25|
|2||Mike Wells||The Maravan (Saturday)||Cleethorpes||03:18:53|
|3||Stephen Harrington||Rother Valley Running Festival||Sheffield, South Yorkshire||03:20:28|
|1||Rebecca Linsdell||The Maravan (Saturday)||Cleethorpes||4:39:27|
|2||Rebecca Linsdell||The Maravan (Sunday)||Cleethorpes||4:42:35|