Episode 136 - Olympic Marathon Review

15/08/2012

The London 2012 Olympic Games comes to a close. We look back at the amazing festival that was the Olympics and review the surprise that was the men's marathon, including a catch up Team GB's men Lee Merrien and Scott Overall. David Rudisha runs a new 800m world record and Magic Mo 'does the double'. There's a right royal winner of the week. Tony brings us his weekly trials and the launch pad is getting busier.


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Show Notes

00:00 - INTRO

- Martin's been watching men's marathon

- Tom's been all posh in the Mall and almost winning a race!

- Thanks to adidas for their continued support of Marathon Talk.

The Olympic Games - London 2012 - our highlights.

- The amazing BBC 2012 Olympic coverage

- The best Team GB medal haul in 104 years!

- Mo Farah does the double! (BBC)

- David Rudisha rules the 800m with a new World record. (BBC)

- The Magic Mile is getting closer.  Have you signed up for fast? #signupforfast

23:33 NEWS

- Rate Your Run

- Lance wins a marathon (Competitor Magazine)

27:26 The 2012 Men's Olympic Marathon Review

- The Olympic Marathon crowd go mad!

1. KIPROTICH Stephen 2:08:01

2. KIRUI Abel 2:08:27

3. KIPROTICH Wilson Kipsang 2:09:37 

46:01 - A catch up with Team GB's Lee Merrien and Scott Overall

- Marathon Talk Podium

1:17:00 TONY'S TRIALS

1:18:45 WINNER OF THE WEEK - John Fanckson

John on the Hampton Court Palace throne in his MT 26.2 tee.

1:19:20 CLOSE

- Marathon Talk listener launch pad

- Martin will be bag carrying in Portugal

- Tom will be screaming around the running track.

Thanks for supporting the show.

Run well.

Martin & Tom



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