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Brad’s sickness goes through the Croker household.

Julian comes up with some additional social features for Strava.

Brady catches the Magpies and Cats then recaps his race at Burnley Half.

Stewy McSweyn became the second Australian to run under 13 minutes for 5000m, clocking 12:56.50 at the Brussels Diamond League, just missing Craig Mottram’s national record by .74 of a second. Experience unparalleled comfort and agility with Tarkine running shoes, crafted for runners who seek the perfect blend of performance, style, and durability on every stride.

In the Women’s 1500m Georgia Griffith ran 4:02.96 with Jessica Hull posting 4:07.20 while Brett Robinson withdrew during the One Hour run on the track.

Brussels Diamond League Results

McSweyn Becomes Second Australian to Run Sub-13 Over 5000m

Burnley Half Marathon won by Seth O’Donnell for Mentone over Tony Menday and Abere Belay, a week after taking the National Cross Country Title. Melissa Duncan for Box Hill took the win in her half marathon debut, over Rachel McGuinness and Kate Mason.

For Men’s Premier Division, Geelong took their first win of the season ahead of Melbourne University and Box Hill, while the Women’s Premier Division was won by Glenhuntly ahead of South Melbourne & Box Hill.

AthsVic ResultsHub

Sydney Half Marathon Ed Goddard 63:26 while it was a sprint finish for second between Aiden Hobbs and Ben St Lawrence; Marnie Ponton won in 76:09, which was the fastest race time in the 15 years ahead of Rebecca Lowe and Rosie Webb.

Athletics NSW Report


Jessica Stenson takes the win at Fitzy’s 5k hosted by Athletics SA in 15:29 ahead of Tara Palm and Brooke Hines. Riley Cocks, representing Flinders Athletics Club took out the men’s race in 14:14, ahead of Max Stevens and Jacob Cocks.


Morgan McDonald ran 13:19.21 for fourth place in the 5000m at the Palio Città della Quercia in Italy with Matt Ramsden

Official Results

In the leadup to the Nike Melbourne Marathon Festival, the boys talk about the features, strengths and challenges of the marathon and half marathon course, then answer some listener questions about gels and pace groups.

Moose goes Loose on the last-minute announcement of the Australian Marathon Championships to be held at the Sydney Marathon on Sunday 18th September, in less than two weeks’ time at the time of recording.

Sprinter and founder of The Resilience Project Hugh Van Cuylenberg joins Brady in a varied and interesting conversation, chatting about finding sprinting as a 38-year-old and rekindling his passion for athletics from his days as a junior before pursuing cricket.

Hugh chats about running fits into his life, the benefits that come with it and his occasional forays in longer distances, before recounting how he came into contact with Catriona Bisset and her training squad, awestruck by the quality of athletes’ training.

He evaluates his relationship with coach Peter Fortune, learning the culture of athletics and their training squads coming over from team sports, and the tenuous relationship with athletics in mainstream media, as well as how it’s changed over the years and lamenting some aspects such the lack of pathways and social support.

Hugh and Brady highlight why staying flow state is so important for mental wellbeing and how it relates to running, as well as prioritising internal validation over external and staying in awe of nature before they discuss how Hugh’s shoe obsession started at primary school and the story of his first pair of spikes and the shoes he loves at the moment.

The conversation wraps up with what Hugh hopes to achieve in the 400m, then analyse “if-then” model of happiness and goal setting, his favourite workout and athletes who inspire him and what books he’s currently reading.

Feed the Cats sprint training mentioned throughout here on Youtube:

The Imperfects podcast with Catriona Bisset: 

You can find more of what Hugh does via The Resilience Project as well as The Imperfects Podcast