Episode 470 - Holly Rush


On this week’s show Tom Stancliffe from Tribe sports nutrition joins us, there’s a new women’s parkrun world record, an insanely fast 10k, Laura Muir gets off to a great start, Mo’s ranked 3rd in the world, just send full teams UKA and have you been bitten by dog whilst running, Tony’s here with his trials, there’s a training talk about kicking off your marathon build up, Holly Rush shares her Dubai to Oman run, you rate your run, stand on the podium and look amazing in kit around the world.

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Show Notes


  • Tom's showing off his tattoo in the gym.
  • Martin's listening to records and teaching wipe clean.

TRIBE, the UK’s leading all natural sports nutrition brand providing a range of natural energy and recovery products specifically tailored for runners are sponsoring the show this week.

Find out more about the Tribe way at www.wearetribe.co.  

You can also get a TRIBE 6 Pack of natural performance products for just £1 (includes free delivery) by heading to wearetribe.co/marathontalk.

Use code TRIBEMARATHONTALK at checkout to get your first pack for just £1.

TRIBE Co-Founder Tom Stancliffe joins us on the show.

Kit Around the World


Listener Podium

  • Each week we celebrate your marathon results on The Listener Podium
  • To add your result, and maybe get mentioned on the show, you need to do the following:
    • Login 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

Tony's Trials - Tony's back on form at parkrun and watching dog torpedoes.

Training Talk - kicking off your marathon build up.

Common teething problems:

  • Doubt yourself and your ability.
  • Get frustrated and disappointed.
  • Progress too fast.
  • Not allowing slippage

Interview - Holly Rush

Holly is back on the show to share her story of running from Dubai and Oman and avoiding jail.


  • Tom's slipping into a comfortable and necessary routine.
  • Not entering into any of Tom's silly challenges. (but will hit the gym anyway).

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