Episode 194 - Berlin Marathon preview


The BMW Berlin Marathon is coming up and Kenyan Wilson Kipsang says he’s up for a World Record. We speak to top British Olympian Scott Overall about his aspirations and emerging British female marathoner Jocelyn Payne about hers. The New York Marathon also announce their elite field. There's a new fastest London tube run. Boy on the Run is back. Training Talk is about race pacing, you Rate Your Run and the Podium is stacked.

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Show Notes

00:00 - Intro

- Tom's been booking another holiday. This time it's Hawaii

- Martin's been running with Mike Cure, in a police van and is still waiting for the double arrival

- Email us ([email protected]) with your spring marathon suggestions for Martin and Tom

- Thanks to adidas for their continued support of the show

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09:50 - News

- Our thoughts are with the family of the runner who passed away in the Dublin Half Marathon. | Irish Independant

Rate Your Run via the Marathon Talk forum here

- The BMW Berlin Marathon is on September the 29th, Kenyan Wilson Kipsang says he's in WR shape. | CapitalSports

- Watch Berlin at 07:45 on Eurosport 2 | Event Website 

24:45 - Interview with British Berlin hopefuls

- Scott Overall

- Jocelyn Payne

- New York Marathon release elite fields | NYRR Press Release.

- Well done Richard Whitehead for running 1,000 miles from John O'Groats to Land's End | Independant

- You can find out more about Richard's challenge here, while donations to the two charities, Sarcoma UK and Scope, can be made here

- Congratulations Geoff Marshall and Anthony Smith for the fastest London tube run. | BBC

- It’s not marathoning but… Sally Pearson runs new 100m WR for egg and spoon race | Herald Sun

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59:35 - Boy on The Run

1:03:23 - Training Talk - getting your race day pacing right

1:18:22 - Caption of the week!

- Photographer Steve Elliot took this great photo at the finish line of the Black Country 10k. Please comment below with your captions...

1:19:12 - Close

- Martin will be racing with an egg and spoon (possibly)

- Tom will be at Temple Newsome parkrun with adidas on Saturday

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