Episode 75 - Matt Dixon


Having advised Ryan Hall on road to his amazing 2:04:58 run at this year's Boston Marathon Matt Dixon popped in to talk all about being healthy and running fast. Tony did his bit to promote our wonderful sport, and Tom & Martin brought you all the news and gossip form the Marathon Talk world.

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Show Notes

Time - Section

00:00 - Intro

- Tom's been... hanging out in London and not running much.

- Martin's been... speaking to Mo and riding his bike :)

- Alex Flynn reaches 268 miles in five days, follow his progress HERE

- Going Hard, Going Long, the amazing DVD of Epic Camp - check it out HERE

- Donnie Campbell runninf Glasgow to Skye HERE

- Pete & Martin Scull running Plymouth to Ilfracombe HERE

14:38 - News

- Rate Your Run averages 8.1 from 90

- Sammy Wanjiru laid to rest and WMM trophy named in his honour (read more)

- Check out our past events for details of listener's marathons (here)

21:00 - Tony's Trials 

25:27 - Rant & Rave

- Barry Lynch rants about people running back along the course

- Jamie Stansfield raves about running friendly work places

28:05 - Interview - Matt Dixon

- Combining a wealth of experience within elite endurance sport and a masters degree in clinical & exercise physiology Matt now runs his own coaching and performance consultancy company Purple Patch Fitness where he works with a host of the World’s best Ironman athletes including Chris Lieto, Rachel Joyce and Sam McGlone. He has also been credited with the key changes to Ryan Hall’s training that resulted in the fastest marathon time ever run by a non-African runner, 2:04:58 at this year’s Boston Marathon. 

- Ryan Hall talks about Matt - HERE

- Matt talks about Ryan - HERE

- Purple Patch Fitness website can be found HERE

1:12:50 - Winner of the Week

- The amazing Tony Audenshaw

1:14:20 - Close

- Don't forget to Rate Your Run from Sunday at marathontalk.com/rateyourrun

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