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Julian stumbles across the Gold Coast 100 after attending a shoe industry conference, and explains what you as an athlete should expect from getting fitted from a footwear expert. He opens with disdain for the soul and layout of Gold Coast while rebuilding his volume and confidence.
Brad recovers well off the win from Christchurch Half Marathon, focusing on a recovery week.
Brady ticks off more sessions ahead of Gold Coast Half and outlines his goal and makes predictions based on his current form while training on feel.
Australian pair Peter Bol and Joseph Deng took the Diamond League Stockholm by storm, coming 1st and 2nd respectively in the 800m.
College Aussies were setting the NCAA Track Championships on fire, with Oliver Hoare of Wisconsin and Jess Hull of Oregon taking out their respective 1500m races in Hayward Field, Oregon.
Vlad Shatrov finishes as first Australian and 21st overall in the Comrades Marathon in South Africa
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Sandgate parkrun boasted a deep field though Moose laments the apparent absence of a formal competitive forum, while Brad needs a new parkrun to run.
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Stewart McSweyn races in Diamond League Oslo, placing second and setting a new Tasmanian 10000m record.
Inside Running’s Collis Birmingham interview recorded before a live audience at the Nike Pegasus 35 Launch in ineXterior Cafe and hosted by the Running Company Ballarat is currently available to our patreon subscribers.
Listener Jack Kelly asks the boys what their favourite sessions are and how it’s changed as the boys have progressed, why they like about it and what they get out of it. Then Moose on the Loose rams on the gatekeepers of athletic tracks shut to the public, pleading his case to make athletics more accessible to everyone.
Gary Mayor is this week’s guest, chatting to Brady about running a sub-3 hour marathon at 15 years old and again at age 55. He recounts his life as a runner, significantly that first marathon and the aftermath from it, as well as the highlight of running the Australian Marathon Championships in Sydney 2000 in the lead up to the Olympic games that year. Gary talks about what his training as a serious runner involved and then the sabbaticals in between before talking about how his recent marathon at Noosa unfolded and gives his observations on how running has changed over the years.