Episode 228 - Dan Meineck


Jo Pavey sets another record. Bekele is in fine finish form. Should Paula have one final crack? Have you suffered from premature celebration? We speak to comedian Rob Deering about his hopes for the Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon and the 12-stone losing Dan Meineck about what it means to be a role model Dad. You Rate Your Run, sit on The Podium and tell us about your worst ever injuries and Boy on the Run is in the room.

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Show Notes

00:00 - Intro

- Martin's got a confirmed prolapsed disc and so isn't doing any running

- Tom's hauling around Roundhay Hills and lying in the sun.

- Thanks to adidas for their continued support of the show

- Facebook Friday comes from our Facebook page

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11:35 - News

- Rate Your Run is taken from our forum

- Jo Pavey in action on the track setting new records again.

- Bekele shows form again in Manchester at Great Manchester Run | IAAF

- One more marathon for Paula? Could it be? | Runnersworld USA

- Ever suffered from premature celebration? Remember this. Olympic 1500m champion Taoufik Makhloufi did lose his race for early celebrations | LetsRun

27:42 - Rob Deering. We catch up with stand up comedian, singer and writer Rob Deering about his hopes for the 2014 Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon

- Rob's website.

- Rob's Twitter

41:38 - The Listener Podium is taken from our online rankings

43:51 - Boy on the Run 

- Read more here

48:40 - Interview - Dan Meineck.

In 2011 Dan weighed 24 stone.  Now he's down to 13 and a regular runner.  

1:26:00 - Winner of the week.

Our winner this week is the 'Meb Pulling' front running super speedster and US steeplechaser Emma Coburn.

- The Listener Launch Pad is taken from our online rankings

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1:26:40 - Close

- Martin won't be running

- Tom's 18 weeks out from Berlin and so kicks off P&D.

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