Episode 358 - Laura Graham


On this week’s show we speak to the winner of the Irish marathon championships at the recent Dublin Marathon Laura Graham. Elvis is alive and winning races in Las Vegas. A 96 year old runs NYC marathon, there’s news from WADA and the world of doping, Fitness Rewards challenge you to a 7 day run streak and support our listener podium, you rate your run, send us some fancy pics and make us laugh probably too much.

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Show Notes

Show Notes

This weeks show is in memory of two young and upcoming talented teenage runners from Aldershot, Farnham and District Lucy Pygott and Stacey Burrows who died last week after being struck by a car while out running.

00:00 - Intro

- Martin's been running 16 miles and at Moors Valley Junior parkrun

- Tom's been at Fabbey parkrun and having boy time.

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

- Check out the UKRunChat Jurrassic Coast trail weekender with Martin and Liz. DETAILS.

- Keep your eyes peeled for the Fitness Rewards 7in7challenge.

- A run streak of 7 continuous days between Mon Nov 21st and Sun Nov 27th.

- Participants have to share a screenshot of their activity tracker on twitter every day for the 7 days using the hashtag #RewardmyRun #7in7 and sharing with Fitness Rewards on FB and twitter.

- Everyone who submits a run for all 7 days will go into a random prize draw to win a £100 pair of running shoes from Sweatshop online and some cinema tickets for runners up.

- Runners wanted to pacing research. | Do it HERE

- Facebook Friday was hilarious.

Charlie Field's photo.

18:45 - News

Rate Your Run over on the forum. Yes. We laughed.

- Elvis wins in Las Vegas! | Competitor

- 96 year old finishes NYC marathon | RunnersWorld USA

- Three reflections from top US athletes who did NYC. | Outside Online

- Funding boost for WADA | Inside the Games

35:03 - The Fitness Rewards - Listener Podium

Fitness Rewards offer health and life insurance with Vitality and we’d like to thank them for supporting the show.

Get a quote with Fitness Rewards. Please mention Marathon Talk.

Add your marathon result to our weekly listener podium before Christmas and you’ll go into a prize draw to win a prize of a race entry to the value of £50 (selected at random from everyone who submits a listen podium result before Christmas.

37:41 - Interview with 2016 Irish Marathon Champion (and Mum of 4!) Laura Graham.

- NI Running Profile with Laura.

1:17:00 - Close

- Martin will be preparing for the arrival of 10 of Liz's running girls!

- Tom will be in London at chilling at home.

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