Episode 531 - Pat Butcher


On this week’s show Martin interviews long time athletics writer and journalist Pat Butcher, the World Half Teams are announced after the Big Half, lots of marathons are cancelled or postponed due to the Coronavirus, Japan confirm their Olympic marathon teams, Plus, you guys Rate Your Runs and share your kit around the world.

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Show Notes


  • Holly's been parkrun sandwiching : IWD Parkrun and Newport HM.
  • Martin's been 8 m ole royal flushing. Forest walking.

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Interview - athletics writer and journalist, Pat Butcher.

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Check out Pat's books Quicksilver on Emil Zatopek and the Perfect Distance on The Coe and Ovett rivalry


  • Holly will be racing Gloucester 20
  • Martin will training for the London Marathon (hopefully!)

Thank you to Pat Butcher for being this week’s guest, the wonderful volunteer production team for bringing the show together and to you for listening.

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