LONDON MARATHON SPECIAL! We talk to female contender Charlotte Purdue about her preparations for this weeks race. We talk about 130 mile training weeks, bananas in peanut butter, training in Aus, and gorging on easter eggs post race.
This week we talk to Tom Payne. Marathon runner, GB trail runner, ultra runner, and mountain runner- Tom just loves running. We talk about his move to veganism, running retreats, and going to Mary Keitany's wedding.
There is also still chance to win a fantastic IAMRUNBOX Pro Rucksack in our free prize draw
This week we talk to female endurance runner and scientist Georgie Bruinvels. We talk about winning the Manchester Marathon, here pride at running for Great Britain, and her research into the impact of the menstrual cycle on female endurance runners.
We also announce a competition with iamrunbox to win a Backpack PRO. All entrants gain 20% off too!
This week we talk to 6 time Paralympian, 5 time medallist, world record breaker, and England Athletics hall of famer Noel Thatcher! We discuss winning Olympic titles, the Japanese running scene, running into lampposts and being coached by the referee from the Gladiators.
This week we talk to top coach and international distance runner James Thie. We talk about his racing career (during a time of significant doping), what it takes to become an international athlete, and how his short stride and lack of arm swing worked well in physical indoor races
This week we talk to Cath Spencer Smith, veteran of over 100 Marathons, and Consultant Physician in Sports & Exercise Medicine at Sports Doc London. We talk common injury issues, spotting stress fractures early and dispelling injury prevention myths.
This week we talk to GB distance runner Maryse Haynes. Maryse talks to us about her running career and how, despite the success, she had started descending down a dangerous path due to her her disordered approach to eating. We discuss how simply cutting out 'bad foods' eventually developed into a point where her health was seriously compromised.
This week we talk to top dietitian Renee McGregor. She works with some of the top endurance runners in the UK. We talk about her experience working with 2 teams at the Paralympics, the low-carb debate, fencing in front of a radiator and scoffing peanut M and M's.
This week we talk to 2 time Olympian, Commonwealth and European Bronze Medallist, and World and European Junior Champion Steph Twell. We discuss her competitiveness honed training with the boys, tackling the pressure of international competition, dealing with injury, and getting cold waiting for Asafa Powell.
This week we talk to Lily Partridge, two time National Cross Country Champion and current National 10k road champion. We discuss following in her parents footsteps, not being able to catch, stockpiling medals, and gritting it out when things aren't going to plan.