Episode 188 - Moscow 2013 (Part One)


Moscow IAAF World Athletics Championships. Mo is the King, but it was close. Dibaba is queen. The women’s marathon rolled through quiet streets led by a gutsy Italian. We speak to both British representatives Susan Partridge and Sonia Samuels. The Magic Mile kicks off in 2 weeks. There’s a great food focused rate your run. BoTR is back and there’s a chance to run naked. With tigers.

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Show Notes

00:00 - Intro

- Tom's fixed and back running. Tom's Dad Brian is flying...literally.

- Martin's form is dodgy but improving.

- Amazing coach, GB cross country team manager, Beatles lover, choir singer and all round good man loses battle with cancer.

RIP - Bob Ashwood.

- Thanks to adidas for their amazing support 

- The Magic Mile is open

- Keep going Tony the Fridge. How would you like to run JOGLE carrying a 40kg fridge! | Tony the Fridge

- Richard Whitehead starts his JOGLE. | Run with him.

16:22 - News

- Rate Your Run via our discussion forum here

- Watch Ethan Matyas 'Re-taste of Chicago' Video HERE

- The 2013 IAAF World Athletics Championships | IAAF Moscow | Results | 

- Mens 10,000m - all eyes on Mo. | Guardian | IAAF

- Mo’s lap splits | T&F News

- Great post race press interviews | LetsRun

- Womens 10,000m - Tirunesh Dibaba is the queen. | IAAF

- Women’s Marathon - Straneo the heroine. | IAAF

- Great piece on Valeria from NYRR Newsroom | NYRR

- Brilliant Brits.  Susan Partridge 10th.  Sonia Samuals 16th.

41:07 - Susan's Interview | @partridgasusan

56:30 - Sonia's Interview | @soniasamuels

1:05:13 - IAAF reporter Jon Mulkeen@statman_jon

1:18:00 - Tom Bedford talks Mo and marathons | Richmond Running Festival

- Preview of men's marathon is Saturday 17th August 1230 UK time.

- Gemma Steel 2nd at Falmouth 12k.

- Ikano Robin Hood Marathon (and half) is back. | Robin Hood Half

- Bare all for Tigers. A race for Tom! | Streak for Tigers

1:39:51 - Boy on the Run

1:46:47 - Rave of the week

- small, local races. David Owen.

1:47:48 - Close. Thanks for listening this week.

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- Tom's running and talking at the cabinet office.

- Martin's doing twin things (and hopefully running).

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