Episode 174 - Alistair Brownlee


Tom’s having coffee and talking running with Olympic triathlon champion Alistair Brownlee. We look at some sub 2hr marathon thoughts. There’s a novel way to get a running date. How awkward is fancy dress? Training Talk looks at summer strategy. Tony brings us his trials. The podium is full and we’ve a classic race number winner of the week.

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Show Notes

00:00 - Intro

- Tom's been moaning about winking.

- Martin's been parkrunning naked and SUPing in North Devon.

- Fancy coming to the Alps and joining Martin for a week? Alpine training camp details. Email Pip for a little Marathon Talk discount.

- Ian Rutson hangs out his washing.

- Fancy a hug at the end of the 2014 Virgon Money London Marathon? Check out Gumtree.

- Marathon Fancy dress anyone?  Angels Fancy Dress.

11:22 - News

- Rate Your Run

- The sub 2 hour marathon?  Robert Johnson at LetsRun and Ross Tucker at SportsScientists.

- The Foster Collapse sequence.  Have you ever done a full Foster! (ARTICLE)

- Kericho International Marathon - 10kms too far! (Standard Digital News)

- 48hr on a treadmill before the Pittsburgh Marathon (Runnersworld)

- Yuki K says no to prizes. (Japan Running News)

- Listener podium - who is on top this week?

32:05 - Training Talk

- Change it up for the summer

- Let's off road

- Speed it up

- The importance of recovery.

43:05 - Tony's Trials

45:20 - Interview - Alistair Brownlee.

- London 2012 Olympic triathlon champion Alistair Brownlee talks to Tom about running.

Tweet Alistair.

Ali's website.

1:01:45 - Winner of the Week.

- Thanks for making us smile Anthony Gibbons. (Runners World forum)

1:05:00 - Close

- Tom's celebrating and running his 100th parkrun!  Congratulations.

- Martin's tree hugging in a yertz.

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