Episode 78 - Tera Moody
With a 2:30 marathon PB and a place on the US team for the upcoming World Championships in Daegu, Tera Moody is looking forward to a fantastic future of running... Tony found out why he swallowed a fly, Tom and Martin arrived back from their jollies, and we had the usual mix of winners, losers, and marathon gossip.
Time - Section
00:00 - Intro
- Tom's been... sunning himself and sipping smoothies in Anguilla.
- Martin's been... hosting a running training camp in the French Alps.
- Marathon Talk Magic Mile Global Team Challenge – 206 Team UK and 95 Rest of the World.
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- Speaking of miles…World marathon Relay Challenge for kids. (link)
- Who do you want to enter the England Athletics Hall of Fame? Glory day runners Gordon Pirie, Derek Ibbotson and Jim Peters are all nominated. Vote for them now! (link)
- Fancy running with a Hall of Famer? Paralympic legend Noel Thatcher is looking for a guide for the Standard Chartered Great City Race (link) Email [email protected] if you can comfortably run a sub 17:00min 5k and want to help.
- You can download the press release for the Standard Chartered Great City Race HERE
- New marathon in Milton Keynes April 29th 2012. (link)
- Marathon Talk Motivation Station – Experian Festival of Running Robin Hood Marathon in Nottingham on Sunday 11th September. Camping again! Sign up to join the fun by emailing us via [email protected]
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17:30 - News
- Rate Your Run averages 8.0 from 77
- Western States 100 – wins for Ellie Greenwood and Killian Journet.
- Ellie Greenwood, 32, Banff, Alberta, Canada, 17:55:29 (post race video)
- Kilian Jornet, 23, Catalonia, Spain, 15:34:24 . (Post race interview link)
- Ironman Austria – worlds fastest IM and another British Record for Tom Lowe (Read more)
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29:03 - Tony's Trials
- Now he knows why he swallowed a fly...
30:43 - Rant and Rave
- Tom rants about poorly boxers.
- Martin raves about brilliant telly coverage of the Tour De France on ITV4.
31:50 - Interview - Tera Moody.
Tera Moody qualified for the 2008 US Olympic trials in 152nd place out of 160 athletes… improving her personal best by 12 minutes in the trials themselves she ran a mighty impressive 2:33 to finish 5th, just one second off taking the alternate place for the US Olympic marathon team. Three years later, her PB is now 2:30:53 from the 2010 Chicago Marathon, she’s off to Deagu next month to represent the USA in at the World Championships… and on January the 14th 2012 she’ll once again be on the Olympic trials start line...
1:09:18 Winner of the week.
- The Long Distance Walkers Association. Nominated by Jay McCardle.
1:10:36 - Close
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