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Brad’s rebuilding his mileage and catches up for parkrun pacing.
Julian confuses New Zealand with Tasmania and plans his big session ahead of Lake Biwa.
Brady feels fresher, discusses game plan and goals for Lake Biwa.
Tarawera Ultra Trail sees Reece Edwards win the 102km ahead of Lake Biwa while Steph Auston place 2nd.
Box Hill Classic 3000m sees 5 men break 8 minutes, lead by Harry Summers
Ben Buckingham column
Nic Harman and Rochelle Rodgers both set course records in the 10km and half marathon respectively at the Busselton Running Festival Results
Aussies make waves at the Millrose Games Indoor Athletics meet, Morgan MacDonald edged by rival Grant Fisher in the Dr Sander 3000m and Ollie Hoare placing 6th at Wanamaker Mile. http://results.
RAK Half saw the top 11 break 60 minute mark, with Swiss athlete Julien Wanders beating Mo Farah’s European Record.
Listener Phil asks about building mental resilience to power through the end of marathons while Moose on the Loose takes on “The Mess” perpetually disrupting the group’s training sessions.
National track, cross country champion and Olympic representative Dave McNeill joins Brad about his impressive resume from the 400m to 10,000m and beginnings into athletics via basketball. Dave talks about his development under athletics coach Tom Kelly, before his recruitment to North Arizona University and exposure to different training styles. Dave talks about his highlights in the NCAA competing with and against the likes of Lopez Lomong and Galen Rupp, and then the challenges involved with his post collegiate running from finding his identity and life balance outside of running. Brad asks Dave about his columns of wisdom for Runners Tribe that draw on his personal experiences, the people who influences his mental state before talking about his venture into coaching for boundary umpires and other extracurricular activities as well as the relationship between his nutrition, energy intake and injury incidence.