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Australian 10,000m record holder Ben St Lawrence steps in this week, coming off Sydney Harbour 10k and walking us through his weekly routine running in Katoomba before leading a Nike Zoom Camp in Sydney, and explains how it came about.
Brad takes out the High Noon 5000m coming off his highest week in mileage and no specific training.
Brady comes 3rd in the Vic 15k Championship in Ballarat before heading into a full training block ahead of Berlin Marathon.
The boys cover some of the local events within Western Australia including the Busselton City To Surf series and the Western Australia Half Marathon Championships.
Jake Robertson takes out the Beacon to Beach 10k road race over in Maine, USA against a deep field.
To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift! I gave my best, I went for the CR, I won & I’m happy to have in this humidity #beastmode . Photo credit 📸 @kevmofoto . I was 16 seconds inside CR pace at 5k: 13.30 at 7.5k I was 2 seconds inside. That hilly, humid last 2k hurt . . . . . . . . . . . #beachtobeacon #unleashingthebeast #goldenhour #winning #makeithappen #usa #maine #inspirationalquotes #motivationalquotes #motivation #determination #onedirection #positivevibes #bestoftheday #photooftheday #photography #race #winner #TDB2B10K #unbeaten #believeinyourself #believe #striveforgreatness . @nikerunning @maurten_official @tdbeach2beacon
Listener questions asks about how to best pace a marathon, another listener asks about their practice of using ice baths and the validity of them. There may be no Moose but the Saint goes Loose against the anti-cyclist culture in Australia after one his athletes is left with a broken collarbone after a vicious hit and run in Centennial Park.
Sinead Diver is this week’s guest who chats with Brady about her recent hot form in 2018 thus far, including World Half Marathon Championships Valencia, and multiple 10k road races around Australia. Sinead talks about her humble origins getting running through corporate cup and introduction to Crosbie Crew and South Melbourne Athletic Club, progressing into racing. She discusses young life in Belmullet, Ireland and contemplates the sliding doors moment if she had taken to running as a junior athlete. Sinead talks about her progression through running into her debut marathon in Melbourne 2014 and how it lead to representing Australia at the 2015 Athletics World Championship in Beijing. She talks candidly about her lead up and performance and turning it around into running a personal best at Nagoya the following year, once again booking her ticket to represent Australia at London in the marathon. Sinead then goes through a typical week balancing training, work and family, how it’s changed before rounding out with her career highlights and future goals.