Episode 216 - Bill Adocks (Part One)


We speak to a legend of British marathon running Bill Adcocks (he ran 2:10 in 1968). Jantastic is 7 weeks down. The first WMM of the year was in Tokyo last weekend. Rupp gets beaten in the US Indoor Champs, there’s a new record at the English National Cross Country Champs and women know your place.

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Show Notes

00:00 - Intro

- Tom's been Yank scaring and running very long

- Martin's back running and meeting the awesome Walking with the Wounded team.

- Thanks to adidas for their continued support of the show

- Jantasticants log over 250,000 runs! Website | Facebook | Twitter

- Sign Gavin Megaw's petition here Over 8,000 already have.

22:00 - News

- Rate Your Run is taken form our forum, here

- Tokyo Marathon (WMM) | IAAF Great race review is from Brett Larner at JRN | HERE

- Galen Rupp gets beat by a 39 year old (but ok, he is the reigning world indoor champion) | Race Results Weekly

- The English National XC Champs | Athletics Weekly

- The Reading Half Marathon is this coming weekend. | Reading Half

- Women should try cheerleading and ballet, says sports minister | Guardian 

- British fell runner Jenny Cornish responds | Telegraph

- The Listener Podium is taken from our online rankings page

43:25 - Boy on the Run

47:41 - Training Talk - Making the most of your long run.

1. Plan your routes.

2. Do them solo.

3. Plan your routines - breakfast, kit and timings. 

4. How far?  

5. How fast?  

6. Fuel and nutrition 

7. Post run recovery

8. Don’t expect them all to be great.  

1:03:35 - Interview - 2:10 Marathoner in 1968 and running legend Bill Adcocks.

Bill's book - "The Road to Athens" published in 2004 is still available at £11.00 including P & P from 90 Frilsham Way, Allesley Park, Coventry CV5 9LR, cheques made payable to W Adcocks.

1:34:45 - Winner of the Week.

Congratulations Lisa Heath.

Training for the London marathon with a glute bursa and refused her hospital treatment because she would have to have a week off. She is also working tirelessly to bring back the potteries marathon which really looks like it's happening in 2015.

1:35:48 - Close

- Tom will be running cross country

- Martin will be going long. 22mile long.





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