Episode 103 - Bruce Tulloh
Happy Christmas 2011. Thank you for all your support in 2011 to help make Marathon Talk a wonderful, supportive and fun community to be a part of. This weeks show is slightly different. We've not got all the weekly news or regular features but instead have a wonderful Christmas special extended interview with true old school running legend and 1962 European 5000m champion Bruce Tulloh. Enjoy.
00:00 - Intro
Happy Christmas 2011.
This weeks show is slightly different that normal. We've not got all the weekly news or regular features but instead have a wonderful interview with true old school running legend Bruce Tulloh.
04:30 - Marathon Talk Christmas Specia extended interview. Bruce Tulloh.
Bruce Tulloh is a British Running legend. The 1962 European 5000m champion famous for racing barefoot, set new British and European records for three miles and six miles and competed in 2 European, 2 Commonwealth and one Olympic Games.
In 1969 Bruce broke the record for running from Los Angeles to New York.
He coached Kenyan 800m supertstar Mike Boit and British marathon world cup winner Richard Nerurkar. He was the coaching Editor of Runners World for 15years and is the author of many best selling running books including 'Running is Easy' and 'Running over 40'.
Aged 60 he ran a 36min 10k, 57min 10miler, and a 76min half marathon!
Watch Bruce race at the White City in this amazing footage.