Episode 135 - Team GB Women


Freya, Claire and Mara pop in to the studio following their marathon efforts on Sunday. There's Mo Farah’s superb 10,000m and the Marathon Talk Massive go mad on Friday Street. We also look forward to this weekends men’s Olympic Marathon – can Kenya win? There’s Rate your Run, Tony’s Trials a rave about a plastic Brit and the Marathon Talk Listener Launchpad.

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Show Notes

00:00 - Intro

- Martin's been watching the Olympics, but not running himself

- Tom's been watching the Olympics, but not running very well! 

- Sign up for the Magic Mile here

10:45 - News

- Tiki Gelana is the Olympic Champion

- Great report on Let's Run here

- Oregon Live speaks to Shalane and Kara here

- BBC report here

- Fantastic article by Tim Layden from Sports Illustrated here

- Let's Run cover the men's 10,000m here

- Let's Run cover the women's 10,000m here

- Great preview of the men's Olympic marathon on Marathon Guide here

59:15 - Tony's Trials

1:10:10 - Interview - Freya Murray

1:13:45 - Interview - Claire Hallissey

1:23:23 - interview - Mara Yamauchi

1:37:18 - Winner of the Week

Nominated by Tom and Martin

- Juventina Napoleao & Tony Lloyd

1:38:18 - Close

- Martin will be at the Olympics and watching the Olympics

- Tom will be watching the Brownlees, racing 1500m in Stretford and celebrating a 70th :-)

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