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.
We speak to Olympic race walker, Colin Griffin about the importance of strength and conditioning and biomechanics
This week we speak to Andrew Steele, Olympic Bronze Medalist in the 4 x 400m in Beijing. We spoke about what makes an athlete- from genetics and receptiveness to certain training stimulus, to learning through experience
We kick off the athletics season with a chat with Cathal Dennehy- looking at the Caster Semenya CAS verdict.
So, that was the London Marathon. We discuss the race on the finish line with various ne’er do wells
We preview the London Marathon and interview inspirational Marathon runner Derek Rae- who despite losing the use his right arm in a motorcycle accident, has gone from a 3 hours Marathon time to a 2.30 World Champion!
This week we talk to Ultra Runner Courtney Dauwalter, whose mental toughness and desire to win have seen her take the Ultra world by storm
On this week’s show we talk to Olympian and Running Scientist Shalaya Kipp.
On this week’s show we talk to the fastest American women ever to run 10,000m, Molly Huddle.
We speak to Kevin Quinn, who after heart surgery to deal with multiple holes in his heart, has gone onto run PB’s at distances from 5k- Marathon. We also launch the Grassroots Hero Campaign where you can nominate those who have inspired you and your running.
On this week’s podcast we talk running and mental health- speaking to Scott Douglas, former editor of Running Times and Runners World and author of ‘Running is My Therapy’.