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!

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Show Notes

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!

Register HERE

Log your time HERE

See the results of the Global Team Challenge HERE

18:08 - NEWS

Paralympic Games London 2012

- Richard Whitehead wins T42 200m Paralympic Games GOLD (Telegraph) Watch his run.

- 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)


The final touches to your autumn marathon long runs.


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.

1:50:20 CLOSE

- Listener launch pad - where are you running?

- Thanks for supporting Marathon Talk

Run well

Martin & Tom

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