Episode 424 - Lily Partridge
Leading British marathon runner Lily Partridge shares her pre London hopes, Ian Williams of Fetch fame joins us for a pace related training talk, we’d love you to come to Kenya, Laura Muir wins indoor, Peter Thompson is running Le Tour, there’s a 50 year old showdown in Alamosa and the Japanese lead the race commentary way. You rate your run, share you kit pics around the world and stand proudly on the listener podium.
- Martin's back from Devon, running a little and supping the River Avon.
- Tom's been celebrating running sub20 in Cardiff.
Travel to Kenya with Marathon Talk and Five Talents and experience the run of a lifetime.
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- Peter Thompson to run the 2018 TdF route for Mind and Liveability | Cycling Weekly
- How they commentate on marathons in Japan | LetsRun
- Laura Muir wins 3000m | Scotsman
- 50th reunion of 1968 US Olympic Marathon Trials and legends of US distance running events. | Alamosa News
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Training Talk - sponsored by Active Cover.
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Tom spoke to Ian Williams from Fetcheveryone, check out the following links:
- Ian's pacing article that was published in The Guardian
- The Fetcheveryone marathon prediction calculator
- Everything you need to know about The Big Fetch Mile
Interview - Top British marathoner and London hopeful Lily Partridge
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- Martin will be at Run Camp.
- So will Tom!