Episode 181 - Martin Rees


The fastest masters runner in the UK right now, Welshman Martin Rees is in the studio. We hear just how fast Usain Bolt could run a marathon, announce the winners of the Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon place and get excited about the fast approaching adidas Thunder Run.

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Show Notes

00:00 - Intro

- Tom's been running round Scotland, Ironman Francing (sort of) and speaking to Graham Poll

- Martin's been running in the Alps and wearing frilly knickers! 

- Thanks to adidas for their continued support of the show

- The Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon | Official Website

- The Magic Mile is coming soon! 

- Usain Bolt runs a marathon (sort of) | Runner's World USA

20:40 - News

- Rate Your Run here

- Mo Farah closes in 50 seconds | The Telegraph

- European Team Championships | The Guardian

- Geoffrey Mutai wins Kenyan 10,000m championships | IAAF

- The Listener Podium is taken from the Marathon Talk Global Rankings

32:30 - Training - Ricky Lightfoot on Trail Running

- Ricky on Power of 10 and Team Salomon

- Kielder Marathon

45:45 - Tony's Trials 

46:40 - Interview - Martin Rees

- Martin on Power of 10

1:15:34 - Something of the Week

- Thanks to Matt East for sharing

- David Rudisha runs super slowly | Kinetic Revolution

1:17:35 - Close

- Martin will be back from the Alps, taking on The Beast and back on the sub 16 train

- Tom will be off to London, getting older and collecting his 100 t-shirt

- The Listener Launch Pad is taken from the Marathon Talk events pages

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