Episode 256 - Geoff Smith (Part Two)


Marty Dent gets taken down by a nonagenarian, Yuki's at it again, Mark Steinle runs the Florence marathon, there's a super speedy half marathon in Delhi, you tweet your Christmas list, Training Talk gets you up for the country and Jantastic is ready and waiting.

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Show Notes

00:00 - Intro

- Martin's been dressing as a reindeer and finishing off Jantastic

- Tom's been cross country racing and Leeds parkrunning

- Thanks to adidas for their support of the show

- Check out our Marathon Talk Around the World Hall of Fame

- Facebook Friday was taken from comments on our Facebook page

9:19 - News

- Rate Your Run over on our forum

- Mark Steinle runs the Florence marathon | Power of 10

- The super speedy Delhi Half Marathon | IAAF

- Yuki does his annual 3k / 13.1 double | Japan Running News

-  Florence Kiplagat aiming for a 64 minute half marathon | IAAF

- The Marathon Talk interviewee Twitter List

- The Listener Podium is taken from our online rankings

25:54 - Tony's Trials

34:47 - Training Talk - Cross Country


- No time pressure

- Great variation

- Together Everyone Achieves More (TEAM)

- Forces focus

- Teaches tactics


- Warm up well, preferably somewhere dry

- Wear the right shoes

- Don't over dress

- Know the course

- Get the start right

- Don't get passed in the final 800m

- Warm clothes on straight afterwards

49:30 - Interview - Geoff Smith (Part Two)

- Geoff on Power of 10

1:16:41 - Tweet of the Week

With only a few weeks left before Christmas what would be your ideal running gift from Santa?

1:19:15 - Close 

- Martin & and Tom are both on their way to London

- Oh... and did we mention that Jantastic is good to go! 

- The Launch pad is taken from our events pages

- Check us out on Twitter, Facebook and iTunes

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