Episode 238 - Commonwealth Games Marathon


The Commonwealth Games marathons. Mike Shelley takes home a surprise Aussie Gold, Steve Way runs a new British V40 record. Australian Jess Trengove snatches a bronze. We speak to the top Home Countries finishers and the man of the moment Steve Way. The Magic Mile is underway. You rate your run, stand on the listener podium and tell us where you’re racing next in the launchpad.

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Show Notes

00:00 - Intro

- Tom's been trying to do one thing per day and going tri crazy

- Martin's been running a bit too quick and sea swimming

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- Thanks to adidas for their continued support of the show

- The Magic Mile is underway!  Sign up NOW and run one mile as fast as you can! | Magic Mile

08:30 - News

- Rate Your Run is taken from our forum

- Congratulations to Team Marathon Talk MT24 at the adidas Thunder Run 2014. | Results TR24

- The Commonwealth Games Marathon was on Sunday | BBC

- Awesome running from Australian's Mike Shelley and Jess Trengove.

- We speak to the man of the moment, new British record holder V40 Steve Way, first Home Nations finisher Derek Hawkins and fiirst Scottish anfd English women home Susan Partridhe and Louise Damen.

- Really good BBC video of Steve here | BBC Get Inspired. 

- Derek Hawkins | Daily Record

- Full marathon results | BBC

- Prediction tee's were won by Matt Bell and Chris Edwards

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- The Listener Podium is taken from our online rankings

1:40:00 - Boy on the Run

1:46:14 - Winner of the Week

- This week we have to jump up and down and celebrate the Australian Commonwealth Marathon medalists.

1:47:46 - Close

- Martin's easy running (definately)

- Tom's on red alert and name choosing.

- The Listener Launch Pad is taken from our events pages

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