Episode 150 - 500 Marathon Man: Steve Edwards


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.


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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