Episode 178 - Adharanand Finn (Part One)

05/06/2013

Adharanand Finn talks Running with the Kenyans, Mo gets beaten, we reminisce over Comrades, there’s a 14 year old girl running 7 marathons across 7 continents, a 53 year old bloke winning a marathon in 2:30, Training Talk is all about the need for speed, there’s Rate Your Run and a stacked Listener Podium... and Martin finds his next challenge.


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Show Notes

00:00 - Intro

- Martin's been hanging out in Annecy and running the Alpine trails

- Tom's been loving the triathlon and the track

- Thanks adidas running for their amazing support

- Check out the Thunder Run's little friend here

- Tything Barn 'Bare if you Dare' - here

11:38 - News

- Rate Your Run here

- Tommy Hughes wins the Walled Marathon (nirunning.co.uk) (Power of 10)

- Mo comes second! (letsrun.com)

- Mo on Twitter - @Mo_Farah

- Chris Thompson on Twitter - @Thommo10k

- Comrades (Official Website) (IanCorless.org)

- Highgate Harriers 10,000m Night of the PBs (HighgateHarriers.org.uk) (playlists)

- Winter Vinecki running 7 marathons on 7 continents (ESPN)

- Check out the Marathon Talk online rankings here

34:05 - Training Talk - Building Speed

- Lessons from Tom's Magic Mile training (forum diary)

- Less can be more

- Increase recovery times

- Be patient

- Find a good surface

- Get the right shoes

- Get the right times

- Group = mojo

- Tom's sessions...

2 x (2 x 800) with 3 minutes between reps and 10 between sets

1,000 / 600 / 400 with 15 minutes between reps

4 x 600 with three minutes between reps

12 x 200 with 100 jog then 800 time trial after 5 minute recovery

3 x 600 with 4 minutes recovery

6 x 200 with 4 minutes jog recovery

3 x (2 x 400) with 3 minutes between reps and 7 minutes between sets

6 x 300 with 3 minutes recovery

2 x 1,000 with 15 minutes recovery

3 x 800 with 3:30 recovery, 5 minute jog, 3 x 200 with 200 jog

8 x 60 seconds with 3 minute jog recovery

8 x 200 with walk back recovery

50:08 - Tony's Trials

Cat and mouse! 

53:50 - Interview - Adharanand Finn (Part One)

- Adharanand's Guardian profile and Twitter feed

- Running with the Kenyans via Amazon

1:19:23 - Something of the Week

From Facebook Kirsten Owen runs in a Wonder Bra, James Harris swallows a fly and David Priddy raves about Mary Cain's 1:59.51

- Martin will be home on Friday, measuring the Bournemouth Marathon and loving the sun

- Tom will be speaking to Malcolm Brown, running again and in South Shields

- Check out our events pages here



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