Episode 338 - Damian Hall


Tom’s turned 42, WADA suspend the Rio doping lab, you can represent England (better than the footballers, hopefully) in an autumn marathon, there’s news from the Western States 100 and an update on Rob Young, I speak to the BBC’s Tom Gayle about the weekend’s British Athletics Championships, this week’s interview is SWCP FKT runner Damian Hall and Tony’s is back with the runners Y.

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Show Notes

00:00 - Intro

- Martin's been a poorly boy but is back on the tracks!

- Tom's been celebrating his 42nd birthday and running 11 parkruns.

Check out the super-cool Marathon Talk kit around the World and send your pics to [email protected]

Facebook album Marathon Talk around the World

- Check out Tom Wake’s interactive world map

13:35 - News

Rate Your Run over on the forum

- Up to 67 Russians have applied for exemptions for Olympics | NBC Sports

- Open letter from Russian hammer thrower

- WADA suspends the accreditation of the Brazilian Doping Control Laboratory in Rio de Janeiro | Inside the Games.

- World Triathlon Series in Leeds | Yorkshire Post

- Represent England and marathon running - your chance! | England Athletics.

- Western States 100 | irunfar

- Rob Young Update | Guardian

40:10 - BBC Radio Five Live man Tom Gayle brings us the action from the British Athletics Olympic Trials.

1:00:00 - Marathon Talk Listener Podium

Taken live from the new podium page

1:01:00 - Tony's Trials is back - hooray!

1:12:40 - Interview with South West Coast Path Fastest Known Timer runner - Damian Hall

- Damian on Twitter

- Martin's Long Run Home. | Martin’s latest BLOG | The Long Run Home Tracking and Route Map | Facebook Group

1:58:00 - Close

- Tom is in Leeds and at the parkrun Ambassador conference.

- Martin is away camping with the family.

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