Episode 72 - Wendy Sly - 10k Tips

On this week's show we talk to Olympic Silver Medalist, Wendy Sly. We discuss her training for this years London Marathon in her 60th year, and her fundraising for the Ron Pickering Fund. We look back at her career; her success at 10k, winning the World Road Race Championship in 1983, and the incredible 1984 3000m final, where she picked up a silver medal. 

As well as discussing what it takes to run a 10k, we start our own 10k challenge and be in with a chance of winning an exclusive Let's Get Running T-Shirt. We also discuss UB40 baby dancing, Jermaine's front seat oogling and the #battleofthepodcasts.

HOW TO TAKE OUR 10K CHALLENGE AND WIN A LET’S GET RUNNING T-SHIRT

  1. Run a 10K before 20th January and record the time. Why not do it on Strava and join our club?

  2. SHARE a post about this episode on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram Stories. If you want to increase your chances of winning by 400% tag in a mate (including #10kduel) who you want to challenge to see who can post the biggest % improvement

  3. Run a bit over the next month.

  4. Run another 10k before Feb 10th, and post the % improvement by taking the total number of seconds run for each attempt.

    Total number of seconds Run B / Total number of seconds Run C = x

    (1 - x ) x 100 = YOUR % IMPROVEMENT.

  5. Post your % improvement on any show social post before the 11th February