Episode 344 - Martin Yelling Long Run Home (Part Two)


The Rio Olympic Games have kicked off, there are some nasty crashes in the road race, we catch up on the latest doping news including an open letter from Daley Thompson to the IOC. Kenya get re-instated, Liverpool go for the Commonwealth Games. You look amazing in your Marathon Talk kit and Martin tells us more about the Long Run Home.

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Show Notes

00:00 - Intro

- Martin's been tentatively running and showing off his smugglers.

- Tom's been chilling with his Dad.

- Check out the super-cool Marathon Talk kit Around The World

     - Link to Facebook album Marathon Talk around the World

     - Also check out Tom Wake’s interactive world map

     - Support the show and buy some Xempo MT kit

Facebook Friday

17:15 - News

Rate Your Run over on the forum

Nice day-to-day Rio summary from the BBC

- The Olympic Marathon Course | Runners World

- IAAF - Full coverage of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, including live results, event reports and previews, features, a live blog and other event information, click here.

31:16 - We caught up with Mitch Philips over in Rio for some thoughts on the Rio Games so far.

- The former chief investigator of the World Anti-Doping Agency said his efforts to investigate state-sponsored doping in Russia were repeatedly thwarted by WADA’s own president. | ProPublica

- Ross Tucker on making drugs legal (or not) | Science in Sport

- Letter from Daley Thompson | Daily Mail

- IPC blanket ban or Russia for Rio 2016 | Guardian

- Wada reinstate Kenya on August 4th |  WADA

- Liverpool announces plan to bid for 2026 Commonwealth Games | InsidetheGames

- Best running proposal at Canadian Death Race. | CBC

- Marathon Talk Listener Podium

     - Taken live from the new podium page

1:01:44 - Martin Yelling Long Run Home (Part Two)

Film My Run of the Long Run Home

Martin's Long Run Home blog at yellingperformance.com

Photos of The Long Run Home

Videos from The Long Run Home

Donate to Martin's charities

1:38:27 - Close

- Martin will be at the beach. Again.

- Tom will be jetting off somewhere amazing spreading the parkrun love.

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