Episode 308 - Tim Oberg


The IAAF go on the offensive, but the experts fight back, Tony's here with his Trials, Athletics Kenya is having a bad time, the Japanese men's 10,000m record falls, you Rate Your Run, Tom speaks to parkrun Australia main man Tim Oberg and the Jabra Podium is stacked.

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Show Notes

00:00 - Intro

- Martin's been boozing it up and reindeer running

- Tom's been comeback PBing along Hove Prom

- Marathon Talk kit all around the world

     - Facebook

     - Tom Wake's interactive album

     - Roger Spence's Strava profile

     - Send your photos to [email protected]

- Support the show and buy your Marathon Talk Xempo kit

- Facebook Friday is here

17:31 - News

- Rate Your Run over on our forum

- The Doping Scandal

     - Download the IAAF statement

     - Radcliffe cleared of doping | itv.com

     - Paul speaks exclusively to the Daily Mail

     - Statement by Robin Parisotto

     - Statement by Michael Ashenden

     - Kenyan athletics chiefs banned | bbc.co.uk

- Japanese men's 10,000m record falls | japanrunningnews.blogspot.com

49:07 - Jabra Podium

- Thanks to Jabra for supporting the show and giving away a pair of Jabra Sport Pulse 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

52:52 - Tony's Trials

- Famous Grouse profile

58:21 - Training Talk - Sub four to sub three hours

- Enjoy the process and have fun

- Focus on the challenge

- Work hard and be specific

- Believe in yourself

- Learn from your failures

1:12:22 - Interview - Tim Oberg

- Tim on Twitter

- parkrun events in Australia

1:57:07 - Close

- Tom will be off to Lord's and running Bushy parkrun with Helen

- Martin will be cooking up a storm for Lizzie's birthday

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