Episode 139 - Andy Baddeley
Tom's back in the house. The 2012 London Paralympic Games kicked off in exciting and controversial style. Whitehead and Weir take gold. The 2012 Magic Mile has also started and Team USA are in the lead! We get all mile excited and talk to Britain's top miler Andy Baddeley. Would you fib about your marathon PB? Tony runs 2 marathons in one day and the launchpad is loaded!
00:00 - INTRO
- Tom's back in the studio
- Martin's been plane spotting and at the Paralympics
- Thanks adidas for your continued support of Marathon Talk.
- The 2012 Magic Mile is OPEN!
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See the results of the Global Team Challenge HERE
18:08 - NEWS
Paralympic Games London 2012
- David Weir wins T56 5000m GOLD! (Telegraph) Watch.
- Oscar Pistorious gets beaten by Brazilian Alan Oliveira in the T44 200m and controversy kicks off. (BBC)
- Science of Sport Blog.
- Can we have your Paralympic medal back please? (Telegraph)
- Haile to run Two Oceans? (Supersport)
- Great North Run smackdown. (IAAF)
- 2012 UTMB won by Lizzy Hawker - check out this weeks Talk Ultra for full report.
- Would you fib about your best marathon time? (BBC)
53:05 TRAINING TALK
The final touches to your autumn marathon long runs.
1:00:50 TONY'S TRIALS
Tony does 2 marathons in a day!
GB's top miler Andy Baddeley tells us how to run fast! Follow Andy on Twitter @runbadders
1:49:00 WINNER OR THE WEEK - nominated by Tony Lloyd.
Houssein Omar Hassan, a 35-year-old runner from Djibouti, who completed his men’s 1,500m heat in the T46 category in a time of 11min 23.5sec.
- Listener launch pad - where are you running?
- Thanks for supporting Marathon Talk
Martin & Tom