Episode 498 - Steve Birkinshaw
Good news about the US Olympic Marathon Trials, and for Scottish marathoners, and for the BMC. Five Talents are putting on a great running weekend this October and are offering a chance to win complimentary places. Martin interviews English fellrunner, Steve Birkinshaw. Tony’s here with some Trials, and Facebook Friday peruses your Strava masterpieces.
- Tom's been looking forward to the winter
- Holly's been exceptionally lazy
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WIN an amazing weekend at the Eden Project Marathon with Five Talents!
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- An entry into the Eden Project Marathon or Half weekend of 11-13th October 2019.
- A private guided tour of Eden Project biomes with Eden Project CEO.
- Two nights accommodation at the Eden Project.
- Talks with Kenyan runner Benard Rotich and coach Martin Yelling
- An ugali and pasta party!
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- Kit Around the World
- Each week, listeners send in photos of themselves flashing their Xempo or runr or Art of Your Success technical or leisure kit all around the World
- If you've got a photo of yourself in your Marathon Talk kit then please email it to [email protected] so we can share on the show
- Check out Tom Wake's interactive Kit Around the World photo album
- Strava masterpieces via Facebook Friday
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- Check out Jenny Nesbitt's incredible 12-mile progression run
- US Olympic Trials achieve IAAF Gold Label status
- Great news for Scottish marathoners
- Saucony announce three-year BMC sponsorship
- Listener Podium
- Each week we celebrate your marathon results on The Listener Podium
- To add your result, and maybe get mentioned on the show, you need to do the following...
- Login to this website
- Search our event listings for your marathon (if it's not there you can add it)
- Add your marathon result
- Bask in the golden-glow of glory
Interview - Steve Birkinshaw
- Tom will be at Keppel parkrun's 1st birthday
- Holly will be climbing Mont Blanc