Episode 169 - Jantastic 2013 results


Our amazing spring motivation challenge, Jantastic is complete! Who has won the limited edition adidas MT trainers and the VIP VLM 2014 entry? Is time up for Paula Radcliffe? Zola’s doing Comrades. It’s April and that means spring marathon season is really here! Training Talk this week is taper talk. Tony brings us his trials, you rate your run and there's a nonagenarian smack down.

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Show Notes

00:00 - Intro

- Martin's back from Lanzarote

- Tom's been running naked, dressing as an arab and kicking back.

- No, we are not making the show 262minutes long. April Fools.

- Fancy watching VLM 2013 with Marathon Talk?  We'll be at mile 15/205 at the junction of West Ferry Road and West India Dock Road. Check out the VLM virtual map HERE.

- Saturday April 6th - Marathon Talk, adidas and parkrun at Old Deer parkrun for the finale of the adidas Boost tour.  

- Come and join us and some of the UK's top runners, including Olympians, National Champions and Tom Williams and help us try and break the Old Deer Park parkrun attendance record. Lot's of cracking adidas prizes available too. FULL DETAILS.

- Jantastic 2013 - the final results!

Congratulations everyone!  Jantastic 2013 is complete! What an amazing effort from you all.

- 4,199 runners
- 123,964 runs

- The team results!  It was close in all of the team competition but 2 teams maintained 100%! Listen to find out who!

25:49 - Jantastic 2103 - the WINNERS!

Congratulations to the winners of awesome very limited edition Marathon Talk adidas adistar adios running shoes: David Murray, Kevin Morris, Amanda Trivett, Iain Williams, Beth Pirie, Jerry Shield, Jeff Scarle and Martin Harris.

- The Jantastic 2013 overall winner is Martin Green from North Wales. He's won the amazing VIP entry in the 2014 Virgin London Marathon.

- A huge thank you to adidas for supporting Jantastic this year.

29:00 - News

- Time up for Paula Radcliffe? (BBC)

- Kevin Garside's comment (Independant)

- Nice highlights video from Paula's career. (BBC)

- Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon announce James Potter Eggs Corporate Relay

- Zola's back at Comrades. (Competitor)

42:48 - Training Talk - It's week 14/15 in our marathon countdown. This week it's tapering

- All the hard work is done.  Train smart now. Don't panic.

53:55 - Tony's Trials

57:35 - Matt Fitzgerald

The author and coach joins us for a second interview.

1:21:54 - Video of the week.

- Nonagenarian smackdown - Ilmari Koppinen v Emiel Pauwels - two Belgian 95 year olds (Eurosport)

1:23:30 - Close

- Listener launchpad, where are you running?

- Martin's at Old Deer parkrun

- Tom's at Old Deer parkrun

1:28:22 - End

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