Episode 380 - Chrissie Wellington


Geoffrey & Edna win Boston, Mary & Ken gear up for London, Training Talk is especially for first-time marathoners, Runderwear support Rate Your Run, Martin speaks to Sarah Wightman from the Flying Runner, and Tom speaks to four-time Ironman World Champion Chrissie Wellington ahead of her upcoming run around the streets of London.

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Show Notes

00:00 - Intro

18:15 - Martin speaks to Sarah Wightman from The Flying Runner

28:30 - News

1:01:10 - Training Talk with Fitness Rewards

  • Fitness Rewards will be at this year's London Marathon Expo, pop along to their stand, mention Marathon Talk, have a go on their game, and you'll go into their prize draw.
  • There is also a special sign-up offer for Marathon Talk listeners. When you sign up for an insurance policy with Fitness Rewards you'll get a Garmin Forerunner 235 for £135. Also available online, here.
  • Five top tips for your first marathon
    • Plan everything three days before the race
    • Lay your kit out two days before the race
    • No risky behaviour the day before
    • Get there early on the day
    • Divide your target time by 26.2 and do not go any faster

1:10:50 - Interview - Chrissie Wellington

2:01:15 - Close

  • Martin will be prancing round the expo like he owns the place
  • Tom will be at The Running Awards keeping Martin in check

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