Episode 444 - Ben Wickham
On this week’s show Martin's back from run camp Austria, Tom’s back from parkrun conference, there’s a staggering new record at the Bob Graham Round, Brett Larner looks at the top marathon in the first half of 2018, Sonia O’Sullivan’s daughter is following in her Mum’s footsteps, we’re joined by Anji Andrews who captained team Marathon Talk at the London Relay and runner, triathlete and vegan Ben Wickham. You rate your run, stand on the podium, wear your kit around the world and climb aboard the launchpad.
- Tom's been at the parkrun annual conference
- Martin's been at the Austria Marathon Talk Run Camp
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Thank you to Team Marathon Talk for running the London Relay Takeover day. We speak to Marathon Talk team captain Anji Andrews.
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- New Bob Graham Round record from Kilian Jornet! | Ian Corless | Guardian | The run on Strava!
- 18 yr old Sophie O’Sullivan takes silver in 800m at Euro Champs in her first race in Irish vest. | Balls.ie | Mum Sonia is pleased. Irish Independant
- Brett Larner analyzes the first half of the year in international marathoning | JRN
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Interview with triathlete, runner and vegan advocate Ben Wickham.
Martin will be
- Talking at the University of Winchester ITE Conference about children’s physical activity, mental health and movement in primary education.
- On July 23rd doing a talk with Prof Andy Lane at University of Wolverhampton.
Tom will be
- Watching England win the World cup?