This week’s episode is Styx Brewery. You can vote for Styx Brewery’s Inside Running Pale Ale and other beers on the GABS Hottest 100 by January 17, 2020.

Brad survives a dramatic week of the bushfires around Bateman’s Bay and Canberra. Julian’s big mileage buildup continues and sets a target in the Vic Country Championships. Brady’s training at Falls Creek is cut short following evacuation protocols.

Jordy Williamsz & Sarah Billings win the 7k Portsea Twilight.

 

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The winners of the Portsea Twilight Run (7km) – Jordy Williamsz and Sarah Billings in 20.56 and 24.37 respectively #thisisathletics

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Dave McNeill initiates the #kms4bushfires movement and rallies the support of the running community to commit a dollar for every kilometre run to the Red Cross for this week.

 

Relief Run from Samantha Gash is a virtual half marathon or 5k raising funds for Red Cross Disaster Relief and Recovery https://reliefrun.com.au/
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The Relief Run website is NOW LIVE!!! It can take registrations & has more info on the virtual run. . You can sign up solo or in teams of two to complete the distance. Remember you can run OR walk 21.1kms (solo + in a team) or 5kms anywhere/anytime over the Jan 18-19th weekend. We warmly encourage our running friends from all over the world to support us 🌍. 💯% will be going to @redcrossau – who are helping support those affected by bushfire. . We will be sharing informal yet organised community events that you can join to complete the run. If you want to host a group run – let me know & we will add it to the website. . I am so thankful to my partner in this initiative, @niccyboy & his team at @bushycreative for working (pro bono) throughout the weekend to pull this together. You guys are amazing, talented & very generous. Thank you to everyone’s enthusiasm in using their footsteps to count!! #reliefrun

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Trail Race Directors donate entry towards Event Raffle for CFA fundraiser https://events.humanitix.com.au/running-event-raffle-for-cfa-public-volunteer-fund

 

Donate to Red Cross Disaster Relief  https://www.redcross.org.au/campaigns/disaster-relief-and-recovery-donate
Donate to Wildlife Rescue https://www.wires.org.au/donate/current-appeal

 

Listener question of the week doubles as Moose on the Shoes about how often the boys put on their trail shoes and the technical details about what makes up a trail shoe.

Jarryd Clifford returns from a successful campaign at the World Parathletic Championships in Dubai, joining Brady to talk about what his visual impairment is and how the classification system works as well as his various training camps in Flagstaff and Barcelona.

Jaryd Clifford at the Leonora Golde Gift Final 2019

They talk about the different experiences of racing on the track and cross country, how the Victorian XCR season played a role in the lead up to Dubai while Jarryd dealt with putting pressure and expectations on himself.

Jarryd throughout emphasises the team behind him that brought him to success, especially the role that his friend Tim Logan played in training and racing with a tether, how para-athletics is growing each year in the public consciousness and gives his take on the general state of athletics, how planning for Tokyo and the year ahead presents challenges.

You can listen to the backstory of Jarryd on his episode of Tell Me Your Tales on iTunes or where you listen to podcasts: https://soundcloud.com/user-417066036/jaryd-clifford

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