Episode 179 - Adharanand Finn (Part Two)


We have the second part of our brilliant interview with Running with the Kenyans author Adharanand Finn, some quite stunning pacing from the Rome Diamond League and even more stunning running from Tommy Hughes. You know you’re a Marathon Talker when...? There's the fastest half marathon ever in the USA. Tony’s Trials, the Listener Launch Pad and Training Talk is all about PBs.

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Show Notes

00:00 - Intro

- Martin's back from the Alps and missing the start of Poole parkrun.

- Tom's been gingerly running in South Shields.

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- You know you're a Marathon Talker when .... look here

- The Christchurch Airport Marathon takes place ...indoors?

- Mojo socks and John McInroy. Watch this video of Johns ride and Comrades run the Unogwaja challenge for Red Sock Friday.

18:03 - News

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- Don’t be a pickpocket in Cork! (IrishCentral)

- Tommy Hughes runs 73:55 half marathon! | (Race website)

- The fastest half ever run in the USA (LetsRun - Event press release)

- Alyson Dixon and GB women get team silver at Euro cup 10,000m (Athletics Weekly)

- One run for Boston - sign up - (Onerunforboston)

- The 2013 Magic Mile. #bereadyforfast

- Who are the best milers? Men or women?  The challenge starts soon!

- Listener Podium.  Who'se topping this week? - Check out the Marathon Talk online rankings here

40:05 - Training Talk

What's in a PB?

51:45 - Tony's Trials.

53:35 - The second part of our interview with Running with the Kenyans author Adharanand Finn.

Adharanand’s Guardian profile | here

Adharanand on Twitter | @adharanand

Running with the Kenyans | Amazon

1:33:10 - What of the week?

- Big Black labs from Jason Giles.

1:35:00 - Close

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