Episode 281 - Jim Alder (Part Two)


Tom speaks to north east running legend Jim Alder, Team GB announce their team for the European Cup, Pavey and Vernon triumph in London, Training Talk revisits Tom's mile training, Tony's here with his Trials, the Jabra Podium is stacked, you Rate Your Run and show off your Marathon Talk kit around the World.

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Show Notes

00:00 - Intro

- Martin's been surfing and positive-split-full-foster-thatchering

- Tom's been soaking in the southern sun and running with Rosie

- Check out Marathon Talkers around the World

          - Facebook album

          - Tom Wake's interactive map

- Tune in to hear who won the City of London Mile competition

- One week left in the For All Events Ultimate Season Ticket competition

- Welcome back to the Naked Runners podcast

- Facebook Friday was all about your bucket-list races, visit the actual post

19:30 - News

- Rate Your Run over on our forum

- Team GB European Cup 10,000m | athleticsweekly.com

- Westminster Mile | athleticsweekly.com

- Vernon and Pavey triumph in London | athleticsweekly.com

- Check out our interviewees on Twitter

35:23 - The Jabra Podium

- Thanks to Jabra for supporting the show and giving a pair of Jabra Sport Pluse headphones every single week to a podium finisher drawn at random.

- To get on the podium you need to make sure your marathon is on our events pages (put it on there if it isn't) and then upload your finish time by Monday night UK time.

39:10 - Tony's Trials

49:22 - Training Talk - Revisting the Mile

1 - Pure speed work is much faster than you think

2 - Mileage is overrated 

3 - Warm-ups are critical

4 - It's a lot harder than you think

5 - Be patient, persistent and keep an open mind

1:00:00 - Interview - Jim Alder (Part Two)

- Jim on Wikipedia

- The Morpeth on Wikipedia

1:22:07 - Close

- Martin will be enjoying half term and quaffing around in VIP hospitality at the ITU race

- Tom will be holding the coats in South Africa

- The Listener Launch Pad is taken from our events pages

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