Episode 223 - The Virgin Money London Marathon


Wilson Kipsang, Geoffrey Mutai, Amy Whitehead and Steve Way drop in to Marathon Talk Towers. We review the London and Rotterdam marathons and preview Boston. British Athletics announce their European Marathon Championships team... but where are the women? There's Rate Your Run, Tony's Trials, Winner of the Week and an amazingly fast podium.

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Show Notes

00:00 - Intro

- Tom's been hanging with the Kenyans and Burgess parkrunning

- Martin's been flat-out in London and meeting Marathon Talkers

- We've been winning awards

- Thanks to adidas for their continued amazing support

- Check out this great video from the 26rs locker room at the London Marathon store

- Congratulations to Sharon Tummons for winning the signed t-shirt

- The Marathon Talk Sweatshop code is now MTALK26

- Jantastic saw 354,681 runs logged and 1,100 teams complete the challenge! 

- The best thing about finishing a marathon? Find out via our Facebook page

31:13 - News

- Rate Your Run is taken from our forum

39:00 - We spoke to Amy Whitehead about her London Marathon experience

- Scott Overall on Twitter 

- Scott Overall's blog

- Ben Livesey's blog

1:28:07 - We spoke to Steve Way

- Steve Way's race report

- England Athletics' Commonwealth Games selection criteria

- British Athletics announce their European Championship marathoners | Athletics Weekly

- Kipchoge and Afework win Rotterdam | IAAF

- Boston preview | CBS | USA Today | LetsRun.com

- Ryan Hall on Twitter

- The Listener Podium is taken from our online rankings

1:57:24 - Tony's Trials

- Check out Tony's fundraising page here

2:06:55 - Winner of the Week

You’ll not find a more passionate, open, honest, driven and determined runner, his breakthrough PB and Commonwealth qualifying time on Sunday was a joy to watch. This week’s Winner of the Week is the great Steve Way.

2:07:57 - Close

- Martin will be at Farmer Palmer's and SUPing

- Tom will be putting his feet up at home

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