Episode 222 - Simon Webb and the Manchester Marathon


Martin and Tom ran the Greater Manchester Marathon, Ethiopian track legend Kenenisa Bekele his marathon debut in Paris, there was new record in Brighton and it was third time lucky for Andi Jones in Manchester. We also review the Virgin Money London Marathon, can Mo do it? Tony sings about the things you hear the day before a marathon and there's a great interview with blind runner Simon Webb.

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Show Notes

00:00 - Intro

- Tom's been at Marathon Mania and running the Greater Manchester Marathon 

- Martin's been at Marathon Mania and running the Greater Manchester Marathon 

- The race review... Tom 2:53:04, Martin 2:57:43, Tony 3:39:40

13:20 - We catch up with race winner Andi Jones

28:45 - Post-race audio with Tony, Greg and Brenn and the story of the Golden Toad

- Thanks to adidas for their continued support

44:22 - News

- Rate Your Run is taken from our forum

- Kenyans all over it in the Brighton Marathon | Run247

- Bekele makes a briliant marathon debut in the Paris | RunBlogRun | IAAF

- We preview the Virgin Money London Marathon... can Mo do it?

- The Listener Podium is taken from our online rankings

1:14:50 - Tony's Trials

'The Things You Hear' by 26point2

- Download it here

1:34:02 - Interview - Simon Webb

- Buy Simon's book 'Running Blind - An Alternative View of the London Marathon' here

- Check out Simon's website - runningblindbook.com

2:13:50 - Winner of the Week

- This week's winners are Barry's Project 150 team... Facebook | Video | JustGiving Page 

2:15:05 - Close

- It's Virgin Money London Marathon race week!

- Martin will be at the expo presenting and on the adidas stand

- Tom will be at the expo all week 'in important meetings' and on the adidas stand

- Thanks for supporting the show

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