Episode 214 - Joyce Smith (Part One)


We're back from the very first Marathon Talk run weekend in the New Forest. We speak to two time Olympian, former British record holder and first female winner of the London Marathon Joyce Smith. There’s world running news, rate your run, the listener podium, Boy on the Run is here, Jantastic distance targets have started and we catch up with British marathon runner and Commonwealth Games hopeful Alyson Dixon in Kenya.

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Show Notes

00:00 - Intro

- Tom's been Sandy Balling

- Martin's been Sandy Balling.

- Thanks to adidas for their continued amazing support 

Jantasticants approach completed runs! 

- Jantastic on Facebook and Twitter

- Sign the petition against the DfE's guidelines that it's okay to use running as a form of punishment in schools | Change.org petition (Set up by MT listener Gavin Megaw)

12:16 - News

- The Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon App survey | Take part.

- Rate Your Run is taken from our forum

- Obstacle racing? - | run247

- Galen Rupp DNF - Why? | OregonLive

- David Weir set for London number 7! | BBC

- Kenyan drug task force runs out of money | Runnersworld

- The Listener Podium is taken from our online rankings

37:11 - Boy on the Run

41:29 - Alyson Dixon from Iten.

50:28 - Former two time Olympian and first ever female winner of the London Marathon Joyce Smith.

1:11:52 - Winner of the week.

All of the folk who came to the first Marathon Talk Run weekend.  'This one time, on run camp...'

1:13:00 - Close

- Martin will be racing the Lychett 10.

- Tom will be on holiday (again!).

Please remember to support Tony's Trials in Manchester on Sat April 5th. Tickets for £13.10 or £26.20 | HERE



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