Episode 177 - Matt Briggs
We announce the team line up for the Marathon Talk team at the adidas TR24. Mo wins in London. Haile sets another World Record. We’ve got a short audio reminder of Comrades awesomeness. We speak to to Andi Jones after his 2hrs19minutes at the Edinburgh Marathon and to Matt Briggs after he lost seventeen and a half stone.
00:00 - Intro
- Tom's been racking up 60 miles and 'comeback' PB'ing
- Martin's been behind the scenes Edinburgh Marathon Festival
- adidas Thunder Run 2013 MT24 team winners! Find out who will be joining Tom, Martin, Tony, (but not rebel guru Greg) at TR24
- Brilliant, or not? Pictures of Ryan Hall at the start of Bay to Breakers (LetsRun)
- The National Lottery Anniversary Run – Enter the ballot
15:30 - News
- Tell as about your runs, Rate Your Run HERE.
- ‘Running with the Kenyans’ by Adharanand Finn Watch
25:05 - Andi Jones post Edinburgh Marathon Festival
- Mo Farah wins Bupa London 10,000 with ease
- Run247 Bupa London 10,000 videos
- Next race not so easy for Mo... the Pre Classic is a Bekele/Farah smackdown
- New world record (but not the win) for the Ethiopian Emperor (GreatRun)
- Who is podium topping this week?
- See the Marathon Talk annual rankings here
51:25 - Tony’s Trials
There’s an ‘uncomfortable' Tony's Trials from the great Manchester Run
59:50 - Interview - Slimming World Greatest Loser Matt Briggs
- Matt’s Just Giving page - here
- Vote for Matt to win the ukactive Future of Flame Award - here
1:38:40 - Rave of the Week
This week we’re raving about the super long double Grand Union Canal running Mimi Anderson
1:39:40 - Close
- Martin’s off to the Alps
- Tom’s kicking back (again)
- Listener launch pad, where are you running?
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