Episode 335 - Professor Grant Schofield


Tom speaks to author of book ‘What the Fat’ Professor Grant Schofield, Fitness Rewards challenge you to 10k a day. Martin talks running in the Alps with Kingsley Jones and you have the chance to win a guide to trail running in Chamonix. Mo Farah breaks Dave Moorcrofts 24 year British record, says he’ll quit track and stands by Salazar. Flanagan’s on fire. De Reuck smashes Comrades and it’s London Good for Age time.

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Show Notes

00:00 - Intro

- Martin's been 17:45 parkrunning and 34mile long running.

- Tom's been successfully looking after his own children and speaking to Ed Ceasar.

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28:14 - News

Rate Your Run over on the forum

- Russian athlete - why can’t we take drugs? | Sky News

- Mo Farah runs new British 3000m record | BBC

- Farah to retire from track in 2017 | Athletics Weekly

- USADA dropped case against Salazar? | Oregon Live.

- Shalane Flanagan runs big HM PB. | Letsrun

- Colleen de Reuck does well at Comrades. | Runner’s World USA

- London Good For Age details | London Marathon

51:23 - Kingsley Jones talks Alpine running.

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1:06:04 - The Long Run Home

- Martin’s latest BLOG

- The Long Run Home Tracking and Route Map

- The Facebook Group.

1:12:57 - Interview with Prof Grant Schofield (Part One)

Grant’s Blog

Grant on Twitter

Grant’s Book

1:45:09 - Close

- Martin's at home looking after the kids

- Tom's watching football and triathlon.

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