Episode 150 - 500 Marathon Man: Steve Edwards

21/11/2012

There’s a trio of news from Japanese races, a chance to win a place in the Virgin London Marathon 2013. Ultra runner Jez Bragg announces a great New Zealand adventure and we talk to the incredible Steve Edwards. He’s run 500 marathon’s in under 3hrs30mins. Training Talk this week is all about planning a successful winter. You rate your run, give us a winner and who will make the podium?


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Show Notes

00:00 - INTRO

- Tom's been Abbey Dashing

- Martin's been sub 4 minute miling (well, not quite)

- Thank you to our friends at adidas for helping us bring you the show every week for free.

- Facebook feedback - cross country

- WIN a place in the 2013 Virgin London Marathon with Lucozade Sport.  Starting this Sat 24th Nov - run (or volunteer) at a parkrun every week (6) until Christmas for a chance to win one of two places. #chaseyourplace. Details.

09:03 - NEWS

- Rate Your Run

- WADA to introduce 4 year bans? (Guardian UK)

- Fukuoka Marathon - Dec 2nd - update elite fields.  (Japan Running News)

- Yokahama Marathon - New course record for Cheromei. Pavey DNF. (IAAF)

- Turin Marathon - Cherop wins. (IAAF)

- Wow! 290 runners run sub 70mins in the Ageo City half Marathon in Japan (Japan Running News)

- Ultra runner Jez Bragg off on an amazing New Zealand adventure. (run247)

- Listener podium

25:44 - TRAINING TALK - Plan your winter (Part One)

1. Reflect and review

2. Think about aspirations

3. Get a goal

4. Establish your budget

39:49 - TONY'S TRIALS - Aren't runners lovely.

41:55 - INTERVIEW - The marathon godfather Steve Edwards has run over 500 marathons in under 3hrs 30minutes.

You can see all of Steve's marathon results in date order here.

1:25:40 - WINNER OF THE WEEK

Christopher McCarthy's best friend James

01:31:29 - END 

- Tom will be hanging out with his Dad

- Martin will be in Brighton

Thankyou for supporting the show.

Run Well.

Martin & Tom.



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