Episode 132 - John Bryant (Part Two)


The Magic Mile is officially OPEN! We’ve got the second part of our interview with John Bryant, London 2012 is getting uber close and Friday Street is the place to be on August 5th. There’s a Diamond League update, you Rate Your Run and have a Rant, Rave and Winner of the Week. Tony brings us his weekly Trials... and Tom’s buying a gruffalo.

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Show Notes

Intro - 00:00

- Martin's been recording the Athletics Show and watching the torch

- Tom's been Preston parkrunning and bringing back the mile


- Sign up for the Magic Mile HERE

- See how the scoring works HERE

14:07 - Interview with Team USA Captains David and Ryan from Bring Back the Mile 

20:00 - Interview with Team Rest of the World Captain Robbo from The Naked Runners

- Somerville Road Runners marathon mile relay (www.srr.org)

- Marathon Talk get together at the women's Olympic Marathon

     - Sunday 5th of August

     - Race starts at 11am but get there very early

     - We're meeting on the corner of Friday Street and Queen Victoria Street

     - We'll be Tweeting and Facebooking

     - Course map here

- Check out the Criterion Theatre's amazing lunchtime talks here

- Sign up for the 5 x 50 challenge here

31:00 - News

- Kemboi moves to Bristol (read more)

- Mamabolo's B sample tests positive (sportlive.co.za)

- Interesting article on Ryan Hall and God (New York Times)

- Mo Farah wins Diamon League (BBC)

- Diamond League mile results (here)

- Interview with Nick Willis (here)

42:42 - Tony's Trials

48:50 - Interview - John Bryant (Part Two)

The second part of our interview with former Fleet Street Editor, writer, coach, historian and runner John Bryant.

1:18:58 - Rant, Rave and Winner of the Week

- Nominated by Jimmy Pattison via email

Rave - Dodging gingerbread dogs

Rant - Not dodging gingerbread dogs

Winner of the Week - Zipping up the waterproof Yuki suit

1:19:26 - Close 

- Martin's off to Tonefest and desperate to run faster

- Tom's buying a Gruffalo and getting back to the track

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