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Julian checks in from the waves of Noosa to update how his rehab is coming along and shares some big news.
Brad leads a big track session with the De Agony of De Feet and grinds out a hilly tempo.
Brady revisits some old workouts and the spikes ahead of Lardner Park next week.
Dave McNeill clocks a personal best of 13:12.82 for 5000m, with a blistering last 800m to run an Olympic Qualifier in Perth. Matthew Ramsden finished second with his attempt 13:20, with pacing from teammate Stewy McSweyn.
Aussies in action over in “”The Track Meet” hosted by Sound Running, Jessica Hull opening her track campaign 4:04.16. Morgan McDonald ran a personal best of 27:58.75 in the 10000m while Heidi See also ran a personal best of 15:18.24 in the 5000m. Sound Running Results
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Great Ocean Road Marathon won by Alleara Wallace & John Csongei
In the Half Marathon it was Liam Adams ahead of Andre Waring who also won the 14km the previous day, with Madeline Heiner the first woman across the Half Marathon
Event Press Release Full Results
Titus Ekiru runs a World-Lead time of 2:02:57 at Milano Marathon, the 5th fastest runner to do so, equalling Dennis Kimetto’s former World Record mark.
World Athletics Report
=5th fastest all-time 🔥
Kenya’s Titus Ekiru powers to a marathon world lead of 2:02:57.
“I feel emotional. Maybe I can run 2:01 in the future.”
— World Athletics (@WorldAthletics) May 16, 2021
Listener Question from Chris Rancie asks about how to integrate cross training into the program and give a preview to some of the action to be happening at the Ostrava Golden Spike and the Diamond League meet at Gateshead.
The boys review the New Balance RC Elite V2 to be released May 20 where they give updates from version 1 and how they’ve used the shoe so far.
This week’s guest, 2:16 marathoner and patron of the show is Aaron Scott joining in from Stamford, England going through his list of personal bests and telling the stories behind them ranging from the track race he’s proudest of, the worst reason to DNF and his hunting ground at Frankfurt Marathon. Aaron and Brady discuss DNFs, racing in spikes and accumulating big mileage for the roads as well as the development program with Athletics England all the while giving his observations on the domestic scene and what it means to wear an England vest compared to a Great Britain one.
Aaron gives an overview on the landscape of UK distance running, how athletes go about picking their races and how the administrations go about picking their athletes and being a relatable elite athlete and how to improve media coverage before touching on running in his youth, cross country culture in Britain his favourite workouts and what excites him about the future.