The O’Keefe Challenge on the Sunday 1st May 2022 featuring distances from 5k all the way to the Full Marathon along the O’Keefe Rail Trail between Bendigo and Heathcote. Find out more at theokeefe.com.au

Brad begins a new training program inspired by Jakob Ingebrigsten.
Julian runs his Moose Fartlek and chats with Kane Cornes’ show on SEN.
Brady marvels at Moama’s new set of traffic lights.

Tasmania State Track & Field Championships saw Bailey Murzecki-Hince claim the 5000m title ahead of Sam Clifford and Nick Earl in the Men’s race, with Ebony Webb claiming the women’s 5000m title ahead of Jemima Lennon and Anna Smee.
Tasmania Athletics Results

Catriona Bisset ran 1:59.46 for an 800m Indoor National Record at the Muller Indoor Grand Prix in Birmingham, just behind Tokyo Silver Medallist Keely Hodgkinson. Linden Hall set an Indoor Personal Best of 4:07.36 in the 1500m.
Birmingham Indoor Results via British Athletics

Marathon World Record holders Eliud Kipchoge and Brigid Kosgei of Kenya to headline the upcoming Tokyo Marathon on March 6 2022.
Tokyo Marathon Elite Field via Japan Running News

Sinead Diver & Eloise Wellings to line up for Nagoya Women’s Marathon with Izzy Batt-Doyle & Charlotte Purdue on pacing duties on March 13 2022.
Nagoya Marathon Elite Field via Japan Running News

The Ras Al-Khaimah Half Marathon was won by Jacob Kiplimo in 57:56, just shy of his World Record, while the women’s race was won by Girmawit Gebrzihair in 64:14 ahead of Helen Obiri. Eilish McColgan ran 66:26 to break Paul Radcliffe’s long-standing British Half Marathon Record.
World Athletics Report
RAK Half Marathon Results

Jakob Ingebrigsten set a new Indoor 1500m World Record of 3:30.60, in his first race since winning the Olympic Gold 1500m at Liévin, France.

Indoor records in a spin | A column by Len Johnson

This week’s Training Talk is sponsored by BLACKROLL Australia and their range of recovery products, where Brad and the boys discuss how to execute the perfect Progression Run and how athletes should gauge their effort at the start, then build momentum for a strong finish.
Moose has a minor rant about athletes training against common sense and their coaches.

Richard Welsh joins in to preview the stacked fields at the 2022 Hobart Run The Bridge, and talks about some of the innovations that the race features including the Battle of The Sexes, prize money and mementos on offer for all runners.

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