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Brad touches on his speed and gets a form check on the treadmill.
Julian fields a busy week in retail while going through Denzel Washington’s filmography.
Brady loses his sense of direction leading Ben Buckingham on his final long run before the Melbourne Marathon.
As we enter race week of the 2021 Nike Melbourne Marathon Festival, the boys are joined by Izzy Batt-Doyle ahead of her debut in the Melbourne Half Marathon and Riley Cocks making his debut in the Melbourne Marathon. Both share how their respective lead-ups to the races have gone and the coaching and advice they’ve received along the way, and what their goals are for the race.
Ryan Gregson and Eloise Wellings win the Sydney Harbour 10k.
Sydney Harbour 10k Results
Oli Hoare sets a new Australian 5000m Indoor Record of 13:09.96 at Boston University, becoming the 4th fastest Australian of all time and qualifying for the World Championships in Eugene, Oregon 2022.
Valencia Marathon was won by Lawrence Cherono in 2:05:10, while Geoffrey Kamworor came third in his return race from injury. Nancy Jelagat won the women’s race in 2:19:31 to make it a Kenyan-clean sweep on the top of the podiums.
Listener Question asks on the merit of using power as a metric for running while Moose gets a gym membership that allows to relive his footy glory days. The boys then round out with their predictions for the Melbourne Marathon & Half Marathon.
Recorded from the Nike Melbourne Marathon Festival preview livestream on the previous Sunday, Elite Athlete Coordinator and Competition Director Tim Crosbie joins the boys to give a preview of the event. How the planning of the event came about, the event fields were assembled and who their predictions are to take out wins in the marathon and half marathon events, and the role of the pacers.
Brett Robinson follows on and candidly shares how he’s been coming about post-Olympics and quarantine, with some of the injuries and struggles he’s had to face in the build up, what his approach to try to win this marathon will be and some of his plans for 2022.