On this week's show, a London Marathon Special, we discuss how people deal with 'in-race demons'- the little voice in your head that tills you to quit. We speak to London debutante, Rebecca Murray, who is lining up on the elite field this year. We also discuss bald women leaving babies on buses, avoid a diplomatic row with Malaysia, and wax lyrical about being Europeans!
On this week's show we discuss Running Technique. We talk about our own form foibles; Jermaine's tripod foot and Shauns camp arm, and we discuss why you might seek to make a change. Most importantly we talk to Steve Connor, former British Universities Champ and top Sports Podiatrist. He discuss how he works with runners and some common issues amongst us. He also sheds some light on the state of top UK runner, Charlotte Purdue's septic feet.... Oh and sorry about Jermaine's bus story- don't listen to this show while eating.
On this fortnight's show we speak to Team New Balance Athlete Lauren Howarth. We talk about the major impact a period of 'clean eating' has had on her long term career and health. We talk about the difficulty of finding the right advice and the impact of her current coach, Steve Vernon, has had in getting her back on track. We also discuss the Hackney Half Prize Draw, Jermaine's snowboarding skills and Shaun's desire to present the One Show
In this fortnights show we discuss injury prevention- keeping our bodies on the thin line between niggle and injury. We speak to top physio Jorin Kamps, in Iten, Kenya. He treats some of the top runners in the world- including Wilson Kipsang, Dennis Kimetto and Zane Robertson.
We also discuss the National Cross Country Championships with Left Spike Fanzines Hannah Viner and discuss all the usual guff- including frying pan spats, throwing shopping trolleys off bridges and burning glutes. Magic
On this weeks show we talk to Jessica Frey, General Manager at Virgin Sport and Nick Kershaw from Impact Marathons about the different events they help to coordinate. We get 'contemplative' about how and why we choose our races, Jermaine explains his dodgy Instagram pics and Shaun demonstrates his knowledge of celebrity reality shows.
We talk to young British distance running phenom, Bobby Clay. We talk about her struggles over the last 18months; battling injury after injury through osteoporosis linked to her overtraining and underfuelling. We talk about how this experience has affected her and her hopes for the future.
This week we talk to running addict- marathon and ultra marathon runner Paul Marteletti. The London based New Zealander loves running long, and is known for his high mileage approach to training and racing. We talk about how his body recovers, Thursday night Battersea burn ups and his love of finger licking chicken.
On this week's show we speak to Welsh runner Dewi Griffiths following his incredible performance at the Frankfurt Marathon where he ran 2.09.49. We talk about how he made this step up to the next level, the influence of Steve Jones, winging it on Marathon day, and how catching sheep improves the core.