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Episode 80 - David Hemery

Released: Wednesday 20th July 2011

Gold medallist from the 1968 Olympics, Sports Personality of the Year, and multiple Superstars champion in the 1970's... Martin talked to David Hemery CBE. Tony delivered his amazing trials, Martin and Tom did more talking than running, and the inspirational Alex Flynn popped back into the studio to talk all about his recent trans Europe run.


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Show Notes

Time - Section

00:00 - Intro

- Tom's been... up north, parkrunning, and office building!

- Martin's been... running well, not feeling well, and shed breaking!

- Marathon Talk Magic Mile Global Team Challenge – 302 Team UK and 141 Rest of the World. 

Please spread the word and get your friends, clubs and networks to enter and promote, you can use the facebook link to spread the word when you view the entry list (link)

Timed miles around the World...

August 4th - Leeds Carnegie - Mark Hetherington -

August 7th & 14th - Surrey - Haslemere Border AC - (Amy Wright)

August 10th - Bushy Park - Danny Norman -

August 10th - Potts Field, Boulder - Joe Scholler -

August 11th - Poole Park - Martin Yelling -

August 13th - Washington DC - Barry Lowenthal -

August 14th - Mackay, North Queensland - Martin Lambert -

- Check out the Iffley Road mile in Oxford on August the 3rd (HERE)

- La Ultra / The High - Himalayan Ultra (read more)

- Clothing from adidas is on its way, and will be distributed by Sweatshop

- The new and improved Marathon Talk website moves a step closer

Marathon Talk Motivation Station – Experian Festival of Running Robin Hood Marathon in Nottingham on Sunday 11th September. Camping again! Sign up to join the fun by emailing us via

11:54 - News

- Rate Your Run averages 8.5 from 78

- Matt Fitzgerald discusses Haile's age (HERE)

- Some great results from the World Masters Marathon Champs

- Check out the ARRS 'sub three in five decades' HERE

- Badwater results HERE

27:10 - Alex Flynn is back in the studio - check out Alex Flynn's website HERE

45:32 - Tony's Trials

- Jive Talkin

48:54 - Rant and Rave

- John Hosie and Dan Aubery rant about inconsiderate runners

- Carl Zalek raves about the Sustrans National Cycle Network

50:20 - Interview - David Hemery

1:38:24 - Winner of the week.

- World M55 mens marathon champion Keith Bateman (nominated by Linda Barwick)

- Check out Keith's blog HERE

1:39:08 - Close

- Don't forget to Rate Your Run from Sunday at

- New Marathon Talk technical training tee and racing vest available very soon with the amazing support of adidas. 

- Pop along to our Facebook events page here and add your marathons to get on the Marathon Talk Listener Launch Pad!

  1. Daniel Weston
    Posts: 106

    Just downloaded this again to listen to on my run tomorrow. It's great that all your podcasts are archived; thanks.

    24th January 2012 20:19:40
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