Episode 42 - Try something new : Night of 10000m PB’s
It's summer, Autumn Marathon's are a long way off- it's time you try something new. On this fortnight's show we talk about one of the most exciting track races on the UK calendar- forthcoming Night of the 10000m PB's taking place at London's Parliament Hill Track on May 19th. We talk to man behind the event- Ben Pochee. We discuss how and why he came up with the idea and how the event has developed over the last 5 years. We also talk to Rob Wilson from Soar, and Hannah Viner and Chris Rainsford from Left Spike Fanzine about what they are looking forward to this Saturday.
This week we talk to Sports Psychologist Andy Lane. We discuss how Marathon runners can train the mind to improve performance.
How do you cope with running in the heat? The only European ever to podium at Marathon Des Sables tells us how he prepares. We also talk how to mentally stay competitive on long races ….and how and when you should ahem….relieve yourself.
We discuss one of the most exciting track races on the European racing calendar- The Night of the 10000m Pb’s. We talk to head honcho, Ben Pochee about the origins of the event and the Team from Left Spike and Soar about some of the things we should look forward to this year.
This week we speak to Rekik from Run Africa in Addis Ababa. They provide altitude training camps with a difference- helping you train while giving vocational training opportunities and employment to local athletes.
We discuss the forthcoming London Marathon with elite debutante Rebecca Murray. We touch on her taper plans, her nutrition strategy and how she plans to deal with in-race demons.
This week we discuss Running Technique with top Sports Podiatrist, Steve Connor. We discuss hip drops, one leg squats till the cows come home, and Charlotte Purdue's horrible feet. Oh and sorry in advance for Jermaine's horrible bus story.
We talk to top endurance runner Lauren Howarth about the impact a period of clean eating had on her health. We also discuss the importance of finding a good coach/ adviser and the impact that can have on your running career.
We discuss injury prevention with top physio Jorin Kamps, who is working with Wilson Kipsang in the lead up to Tokyo.
What makes you enter particular events and races? We speak to two very different 'race organisers', and discuss why we race.
We look back at 2017 and talk about our plans for 2018! We also give away a load of nut butter!