Episode 92 - Brad Hudson


On this weeks show has Tom had a baby? We talk about amazing races in the Chicago marathon and the incredible Ironman world triathlon championships in Kona. As well as a not so amazing -run - walk - bus strategy. We review your marathons and Tony is 'live' from the Chester Marathon. We interview USA based running coach Brad Hudson about successful first time marathon training.

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Show Notes

Time - Section

00:00 - Intro

- Tom's been... scoring comeback PB's, not having a baby, watching too much daytime TV.

- Martin's been... to Peterborough and tentatively running (or jogging, depends how you see it)

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- Former football star Paolo di Canio runs a half marathon - but not intentionally.  (BBC)

- New world record for Marathon Talk listeners Jeff and Russell Whittington - fastest father and son in a marathon!

- The London 2012, the BOA, the CAS, LaShawn Merritt and all that jazz. (link)

- Congratulations listener Renee Shaw 

16:45 - News

- Boo! Cheating in the Kielder Marathon – (Sunderland Echo)

- Ironman Hawaii – the greatest races on the planet!  (slowtwitch)

- Joe Thorne – did the smack talk work? 

- The big race in the windy city - the Chicago Marathon - a look at both men's and women's races.

- A great race from Claire Hallisey  (link

52:38 - Tony's Trials

- Live from the Chester Marathon!  Complete with chaffing!

1:02:57 - Rant & Rave

- Tony Lloyd rave about 'Steps' and Pete Medlicott raves about the Liverpool Marathon.

- Claire Stevens gives spectators a ticking off and Micheal Aikman rants about disorganised events.

1:05:50 - Interview - USA based marathon coach Brad Hudson (Hudson Training Systems)

Brad Hudson - former 2hr 13min marathoner himself Hudson has helped a host of the USA's brightest endurance runners.  He is the co-author of the book 'Run Faster - from 5k to the Marathon' and now coaches runners of all abilities.  As a 16/17year old he was running 130miles a week! Holy smoke!

1:41:30 - Winner of the Week

- 4 time Kona champion and supreme athlete and role model  - Chrissie Wellington. 

1:42:00 - Close

- Get stuck in to our new website

- Martin's doing it for the kids - free to enter series of 1miles for children in Bournemouth on Sunday Oct 16th. (Entry details here)

- Details of Liz Yelling's 2012 camps here.

- Tom's having a baby (well Helen is).

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

- Pop along to our Facebook events page here and click 'attending' to the races you're taking on. 

Thanks for listening. Martin & Tom.

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