Episode 167 - Libby James


There are 2 weeks to go in Jantastic 2013. 110,000 runs logged! We’ve news about blogs, fast fields, inspiring winners and big race big name drop outs. Yuki runs a PB, again. Tom speaks to the amazing 103% age grading Libby James. Training Talk covers racing in a marathon build up. Tony brings us his hilarious trials. You rate your run and the podium is largely Spanish.

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Show Notes

00:00 - Intro.

- Tom's been running flat out

- Martin's been running flat out too

- Thanks to adidas for their continued support 

- Jantastic 2013 is only 2 weeks away from completion and you've run over 110,000 times!

- The King is dead.  DannyGate. 

- A inspiring story about the recent winner of the Gusher Marathon, Imran Leon. (Beaumont Enterprise)

- Acceptable in the 1980’s a great blog from runner Mike Crawley.

19:35 - News.

- Dibaba out of Virgin London Marathon (BBC)

- Hall and Mosop out of Boston (Runners World)

- A full interview with Ryan about his injury HERE.

- Rotterdam announces loaded field (IAAF)

- NYC Half Marathon, Kipsang wins. (NYTimes)

- LA Marathon - the race with the gender challenge. (Toni Reavis BLOG)

- Yuki does it again! (Japan Running News)

32:45 - Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon - the course chat with event lead Lisa Ashcroft.

- More places available in the Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon.

Email [email protected] for an application form

- Who'se on top of this week's Listener Podium?

42:20 - Training Talk - 12/15 - Marathon Coutdown - Getting your pre marathon race right.

- If it goes really well...

- don’t get all super excited and smash yourself in the days after the race

- remember your long term goal

-readdress your marathon goals? But by how much?

- If it goes really badly...

- Don’t panic - 1 bad race doesn’t make a bad marathon

- Think about reasons it could’ve gone badly.

- Dwell for only the same day! Wake up better.

- Don’t try and make up for a poor run by hammering your training - it could tip you over the edge at a really important time in your build up.

57:00 - Tony's Trials.

1:00:00 - Interview with 103% age graded runner 76yr old Libby James.

- New World age best for the half marathon. (Coloradoan)

1:37:30 - Running video of the week.

Sent in by Ellie Greenwood. Features the fastest marathoner in a suit Adam Campbell.

Watch Silence.

1:38:00 - Close.

- Martin's away next week. Sans smugglers

- Tom's running the Harewood 10k

- Listener launchpad - where are you running?

1:38:20 - End.

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