Episode 79 - Helen Clitheroe


Who better to talk to about running a fast mile than two time Olympian and Commonwealth 1,500m medallist Helen Clitheroe? Tom and Martin talk all about getting ready to lay down some serious training, Tony brings us his famous Trials and there's the usual news, gossip and info from the World of running.

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Show Notes

Time - Section

00:00 - Intro

- Tom's been... building, parkrunning, being poked & rubbed

- Martin's been... writing, coaching, intervaling, and stuck on a train

- Marathon Talk Magic Mile Global Team Challenge – 269 Team UK and 113 Rest of the World. 

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Timed miles around the World...

August 4th - Leeds Carnegie - Mark Hetherington - [email protected]

August 10th - Bushy Park - Danny Norman - [email protected]

August 13th - Washington DC - Barry Lowenthal - to be confirmed

- Stragglers to run JOGLE - read more

- Research project on ultra running - [email protected]

- Clothing - adidas clothing is now at the printers

- Website - we have a new one coming :)

- Virgin London Marathon good for age deadline (read more)

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]

14:37 - News

- Rate Your Run averages 8.7 from 77

- Challenge Roth (results)

- Tour De France - Johnny Hoogerland (video)

- Tour De France - Juan Antonio Flecha (video)

- Mo Farah (Athletics Weekly) (BBC Video)

- Alex Flynn (website)

- Badwater (results)

26:40 - Tony's Trials

- Pardon? 

29:20 - Training Talk

- Laying a healthy foundation for a marathon training block

55:00 - Rant and Rave

- Pete Clark rants about freeloaders

- Jocelyn Payne raves about youngsters

57:02 - Interview - Helen Clitheroe 

1:14:02 - Raspberry of the week.

- That TdF media vehicle

1:15:20 - Close

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

- New Marathon Talk technical training tee and racing vest available very soon with the amazing support of adidas. 

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