Episode 567 - Nick Samuels


On this week’s show Martin interviews elite runner Nick Samuels about cardiac issues in runners, there is news about next year’s Olympic marathon trials, the Ekiden relays in Japan get see some speedy times despite no shoes, you share your Marathon Talk kit around the hound and there’s a bumper Rate Your Run.

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Show Notes


  • Holly's been Ekiden relay running
  • Martin's been 6x3minutes, 14miles, night riding and podcasting

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Interview - Nick Samuels shares his cardiac journey.


  • Holly will be watching GBBO!
  • Martin will be sessioning and planning a half marathon. Maybe.

Thank you to Nick Samuels for this week’s interview and our fabulous production team for bringing you another Marathon Talk. 

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