Episode 379 - Jo Pavey


The Kenyan Olympic women’s marathon Champion fails a drug test, Runderwear bring you Rate Your Run and Fitness Rewards announce a marathon deal. Sonia O’Sullivan’s daughter rips it up down under and this coming Monday in the USA it’s the Boston Marathon where one runner is aiming for his 50th consecutive race. Plus, we look at 3 ways to see the best in your previous race and the formidable Jo Pavey joins us to talk anti-doping, medals, and the London Marathon.

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Show Notes

00:00 - Intro

  • Martin's been a poorly boy
  • Tom's been running more.

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Fitness Rewards

Fitness Rewards offer a special marathon season deal. John McGlone joins us from Fitness Rewards 'the runners choice for life and health insurance'

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22:10 - News

Runderwear bring your Rate Your Run.

55:19 - Listener Podium

  • Each week we celebrate your marathon results on the Listener Podium
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    • Log in to this website
    • Search our event listings for your marathon (if it's not there you can add it)
    • Add your marathon result
    • Bask in the golden glow of glory.

59:50 - Training Talk - Three simple ways to feel good about your race when it didn't quite go to plan.

  1. Remember that it’s really only you who really cares.
  2. Stop thinking about your outcome and identify the good things from the process.
  3. What did you do that actually surprised you?

1:01:04 - Interview with five time Olympian Jo Pavey 

1:48:00 - Close

  • Martin's off camping
  • Tom's going away sans kids

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