Episode 200 - Ronnie O'Sullivan (Part Two)


On this week's show we're celebrating our 200th episode. We're joined by Tony for a little nostalgia. We've got the second part of our interview with snooker legend Ronnie O'Sullivan and a look back at last weekends ING New York City Marathon. The listener podium is back. Plus, how long could you knit a scarf whilst running a marathon?

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Show Notes

00:00 - Intro

- Tom's been ordering books and running 70min 10milers.

- Martin's been parkrunning with the entire family and having the SUP of the year.

- Thanks as always to adidas for their continued support of the show

- Our Facebook page is here

11:52 - 200 Episodes of Marathon Talk! Hooray!

- Martin and Tom are joined by Tony for a little nostaligia.

20:15 - the very first intro

24:10 - the Comrades intro.

40:11 - who spoke to Ron?

44:40 - The ING New York City Marathon | NYRR Newsroom. | Race Results Weekly

- Geoffrey Mutai seals the win. Kebede takes the WMM title.

- Patricia Jeptoo smashes the second half for victory.

- Marcel Hug and Tanya McFadden takes the chair races | NYRR Newsroom

57:30 - How long could you knit a scarf as you ran a marathon? |  NY Times

59:30 - Listener podium

1:02:43 - Tony's Trials

1:03:43 - Ronnie O'Sullivan (Part Two)

- Find Ronnie on Twitter at @ronnieo147

- Ronnie's book 'Running' on Amazon

- Dr Steve Peters and The Chimp Paradox

1:27:20 - Winner of the Week

"When people cheer your name and say Go USA, Go Meb, you are our hero. I cried when the national anthem played, I cried when people yelled my name and said I was their hero. I cried when I finished about the end. It’s not about me. It would have been easy to just stop but that’s not my best"

- This weeks winner is American marathoner Meb K. Watch his interview and see his passion | Flotrack

1:29:00 - Close

- Martin's running 5 x 1hr and seeing his Mum.

- Tom's bah humbugging again about kids parties.

1:33:00 - Tony's Trials 'The Bullock Smithy".


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