Episode 176 - Amy Whitehead


Find out how to win a place in the MT24 team at the adidas Thunder Run. We hear from elite marathoner Amy Whitehead about progress post VLM2013. Steve Cram tells us about the Kielder Marathon. Boston Marathoners get a 2014 entry. Mo continues his winning streak. Hall’s back on the roads. Tony brings us his weekly trials. Plus, just how do you drive a pace bus?

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Show Notes

00:00 - Intro

- Martin's been running his 50th parkrun and coming 4th in the Purbeck 10k

- Final chance to come to the Alps trail camp Adventures in the Alps

- Bournemouth Marathon workshop - July 7th at Bournemouth University.  Come along.

- Tom's been loving Lanza, listening to AC/DC and sneaking inside 40mins for 10k. (well, 6miles).

Thanks to adidas running UK for their continued amazing support

- Win a a place in the 'MT24' team at the 2013 adidas Thunder Run! Join Tom, Martin and Tony as a part of the team on July 27/28th (listen to find out how!).

- What would would you do if saw a 'Full Foster'? Griff Rhys Jones in Full Foster.

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15:25 - News

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- Boston Marathon organisers offer entry to 2014 race to runners who were unable to complete this year. (BAA)

- Ryan Hall finishes second in Bay to Breakers. (SF Examiner)

- Mo Farah continues 5000m win streak. (BBC) (Watch it on Flotrack)

- UASTF women's marathon team announced. (USATF)

- Speedy 18year old Jess Judd top of the world (for a little while at least!). (Telegraph)

- No competitions for Oscar P this year. (BBC)

32:42 - Steve Cram talks about Britain's most beautiful race - The Kielder Marathon.

- Who is podium topping this week?

- Check out the Marathon Talk marathon rankings here

40:58 - Training Talk - How to drive a pace bus.

- Thanks to listener Joyce Adams for the question.

59:02 - Tony's Trials

The Eyam Half Marathon.

1:06:36 - Joe Symonds Magic Mile.

1:09:30 - Interview with 2:33 marathoner and top Brit Amy Whitehead.

- Follow Amy on twitter.

1:33:20 - Rave

- A big shout out to David Foxy Bayley at the Brathay 10 in 10. (Run247)

1:34:40 - Close

- Martin's off to Edinburgh for the Edinburgh Marathon Festival

- Tom's in London at the Westminster Mile.

- Listener launchpad - where are you running? (Marathon Talk events).

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