Inside Running 30: Ben Wisbey

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Julian deals with his post Great Ocean Road Marathon hangover by wondering how productive he’d actually be if he wasn’t a runner. In the interim there’s the process of applying for prize money while The Running Company Ballarat spends some time in the Grampians for Run The Gap.

Brad gets primed for next week’s Christchurch Half gets a solid week under and talks about what the focus is for afterwards is.

Brady wraps up his treadmill testing at Monash, then chases some segment records around some of Echuca’s famous landmarks.

Linden Hall of Athletics Essendon sets a new Australian Women’s 1500m record at the Pre Classic 2018 in Eugene, Oregon USA

Hall eclipses Australian 1500m record

VIDEO: 2018 Eugene Prefontaine 1500m women – Linden Hall sets new Australian Record

Luke Mathews also featured, taking out the International Men’s Mile.

Round 3 of XCR 18 at Cruden Farm, Langwarrin held the cross country 12km race where Stewart McSweyn took the win between international track meets in Shanghai and Europe, while Kiah Fry won the women’s 12km.

Adelaide Marathon had high prize money on offer, which creates a discussion that goes back to the tough course and tougher local councils.

John Csongei won the marathon in 2:33 while Dion Finocchiaro backed up from Great Ocean Road placing 2nd. Victorian Bec Rosel was the winner of the Women’s Marathon.


Listener Joshua asks about the best way to mix university and running in Australia and then Moose lets Loose on misinformed “coaches” spreading misinformed advice on fixing running form when it’s not broke.

Tickets are still available for the Inside Running Podcast Collis Birmingham/Nike Pegasus 35 launch on Sunday June 3rd, hosted by The Running Company Ballarat and Inside Running at the IneXterior Cafe. The event is host to the launch of the new Nike Pegasus 35 and will feature Collis Birmingham, who has represented Australia in multiple international meets from the World Cross Country to the recent World Half Championships.

3 pairs of the Nike Pegasus are up for prizes on the night, and can be bought on the night

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The Inside Running Podcast live interview with Collis Birmingham

This week’s guest is Brad’s coach Ben Wisbey who plays a massive role in setting his weekly schedule. Ben talks about his personal history in starting running and coaching, as well as his work with Australian football club the Sydney Swans applying his knowledge in Sports Science. Ben describes the different challenges in coaching online and in person, tracking progress and feedback, the mistakes that runners make in their training and what annoys him, and goes on to explain some of the nuances he sets in Brad’s week to week training program for big races.