Episode 360 - Eddie Brocklesby


On this week’s show Tom speaks to marathoner and founder of Silverfit Eddie Brocklesby. Hajo Seppelt and the ARD report some further ARD findings. The Fancy Bears are back. There’s an awesome Nicky Spinks BGR film released. The British trials for the European XC team were held in Liverpool. Fitness rewards announce the #7in7 runstreak winner. JZ bags bronze. You stand proud on the podium and we try and help Devin in Training Talk.

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Show Notes

Show Notes

00:00 - Intro

- Martin's been working on the new MT wesbite, having dinner with Jez Bragg and not running enough.

- Tom's been surviving a weekend without Helen and realising just how much she does a busy Mum. 

- Check out the super-cool Marathon Talk kit around the World

     - Link to Facebook album Marathon Talk around the World

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- Congratulations to Jo Conroy for winning a £100 pair of trainers with our friends at Fitness Rewards for completing their 7in7 runstreak challenge. 

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- Facebook Friday shared the brillaint Nicky Spinks Bob Graham Round Video. 

RUN FOREVER: The film of Nicky Spinks & The Double Bob Graham

Watch RUN FOREVER - the award-winning film about inspirational runner Nicky Spinks and her incredible attempt at the 132-mile Double Bob Graham Round.

19:07 - News

- Doping Update | ARD - Sportschau | Owen Gibson in the Guardian

- Fancy Bears Strike Again | Guardian

- Interesting comments from Travis Tygart | Guardian.

- European XC Trials Liverpool. | Athletics Weekly

- Liz Yelling talks about the British XC trials for the forthcoming European Championships in Italy.


- Congratulations JZ. | Athletics Weekly

- The Fitness Rewards Listener Podium.

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52:38 - Training Talk.

- We offer help to listener Devin who'se marathon didn't go quite to plan.

59:57 - Interview - Eddie Bricklesby

- Silverfit

1:37:04 - Close

- Martin will be doing lots of bmf debrief stuff.

- Tom will be in London with Helen.

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