Episode 489 - Hayley Carruthers


On this week’s show Martin speaks to Hayley Carruther’s about ‘that London Marathon’ finish from this year’s race, the London Marathon ballot is the biggest ever, there could be a new world marathon major, it’s a down-down at Comrades and fast in Manchester. Nicky Spinks does the Paddy Buckley Double, In Training Talk we look at picking your next race, you rate your run, Tony’s here with his trials. You stand on the podium and are all over the launchpad.

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Show Notes


  • Holly's been 17 again and partying at her Mums house.
  • Martins been aborting the Three Peaks Challenge.

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Training Talk


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How to choose your next race?

Interview - Hayley Carruthers (with coach Daniel Robinson)

Dan's Research - https://www.runningwithwolves.me

Hayley on Twitter

'That' Finish


  • Heading out on the Dragons Back course
  • Martin will be running, that is all.


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