Episode 454 - Damian Hall


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 statman Jon Mulkeen to look at the race numbers. Damian Hall is on the couch sharing his amazing UTMB 2018 5th place finish story, Tony's here with an Eliud trial. Holly Rush hosts as Tom’s away tapping his tiny feet somewhere. There’s the usual Facebook Friday, Rate Your Runs, Kit Around the World, Launch Pad, and listener Podium.

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Show Notes


  • Martin's still hobbling, but been running Bushy parkrun nonetheless.
  • Holly's been racing Mo and getting buff in the gym.

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Kit Around the World


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Tony's Trials

Interview - Damian Hall shares his thoughts in his incredible UTMB 2018 5th place


  •  Martin will be running tentatively and going to a wedding
  • Holly will be getting much older and easing back into training.

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