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Brad takes his workouts back outside with a hilly tempo.
Julian hits another stumbling block thanks to child daycare.
Brady shows AFL Umpire and previous guest Michael Marantelli the sights around Moama.
Seth O’Donnel and Georgia Hansen, both representing Victoria each claim their maiden titles at the Australian National Cross Country Championships, held at Oakbank Racecourse, Adelaide.
Both winners join for a brief recap of the race and share some of their back story, with Seth sharing how his footy background helped take the win on Saturday and Georgia talking about her brief experience in Europe.
Team honours went to New South Wales for the Women, while Victoria won the Men’s team event.
Australian Cross Country Championship Results
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Stewart McSweyn makes a return to fine form posting a season’s best of 3:30.18 in the Men’s 1500m at the Lausanne Diamond League, just behind Abel Kipsang and winner Jakob Ingebrigsten; Oli Hoare ran 3:37.81 in the same race.
Jessica Hull posted a time of 8:41.52 in the Women’s 3000m.
Lausanne Diamond League Results
Liam Boudin took the win over Jack Bruce at the Bridge 2 Brisbane 10K, while Cassie Fien won over steeplechase duo Brielle Erbacher & Cara Feain-Ryan.
James Hansen sets the new men’s parkrun national record of 13:53 at Launceston parkrun.
100km World Champs in Berlin won by Japanese duo Haruki Okayama and Jumpei Yamaguchi in the men’s race and Floriane Hot of France. The best Australian performances came from Dion Fionnachiaro running 6:48:14 to place 21st and Michelle McAdam in 8:09:08 for 33rd.
Comrades Marathon, the 90km ultramarathon running “down” from Pietermaritzburg to Durban, South Africa was won by Tede of South Africa and Alexandra Morozova of Russia. Wayne Spiers was the first Australian in 6:03:33 for 22nd, while a friend of the show Ash Watson came 98th.
Ultra Trail Mont Blanc (UTMB) in Chamonix, France, arguably the biggest trail race in the world taken out by Killian Jornet in a record time of 19:49:30 ahead of American Jim Walmsley.
Results & Race Report via iRunFar.com
The boys then put the new range of Erniold Long Sleeve and Short Sleeve tops through its paces, reviewing the quality of the material and how it fits.
Brady hijacks Moose on the Loose over the lack of coverage and publicity given to the National Cross Country Championships, then the boys wrap up this episode with the start of a new segment in the lead up to the upcoming Nike Melbourne Marathon to be held on 2nd October 2022, talking the importance of practising gels and hydration on long runs and preview the elite fields for the Half Marathon and Full Marathon featuring some world-class calibre women.