Episode 237 - Marty Dent


The Commonwealth Games is just days away, Australian marathoner Marty Dent speaks to Tom and Australian running-podcaster extraordinaire Dave Robbo drops in to the studio. We predict the results of Sunday's male and female marathons, Tony brings us his Trials, we have a septuagenarian Winner of the Week... and forgot to do Training Talk!

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Show Notes

00:00 - Intro

- Robbo's been crowdsourcing his own TV show!  

- Tom's been running with Chrissie

- Martin's been glamping in his white budgies, the ones with the little gold belt 

- Thanks to adidas for their continued support of the show

- Harder in the heat or fun in the sun? Find out on our Facebook page 

- Enter the Magic Mile here

13:14 - News

- Rate Your Run is taken from our forum

- Team Malawi at Cheltenham parkrun

- Philes Ongori ruled out of Team Kenya | sportskeeda.com

- Athletics Weekly's history of the men's Commonwealth Games marathon | athleticsweekly.com

- Steve Way's breakdown of the men's PBs 

- Official Commonwealth Games schedule

- Commonwealth Games Marathon Prediction competition. WIN a MT 26.2 tee by guessing the winners of the men's and women's marathon on Sunday. 

- To enter (one guess only) write the name and finish time of men's and / or women's marathon as a comment on this weeks shownotes. Closest prediction wins a tee! No 2 guesses can be the same! 

- In the event of a tiebreak (winners name, same time away from winning time) the first post wins it. 

- Our interviewees list on Twitter

- The Listener Podium is taken from our online rankings

44:00 - Tony's Trials

45:21 - Interview - Marty Dent 

- Follow Marty on Twitter

1:20:21 - Winner of the Week

- The amazing Kathy Ling who has completed 100 races in her 70th year! 

- Nominated on Facebook by 'Jogging Jon'

1:26:06 - Close

- Dave will be chucking another shrimp on the barbie

- Martin will be paddle-boarding round Poole with his new Jog Strap

- Tom will be parkrunning, for a change

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