069: Aaron Pulford
Brady pushes through his marathon simulation workout through the wind.
Craig Appleby fills in for Julian ahead of Tokyo Marathon, talking about how he’s trained and structured his sessions and what his final preparations and race plan entail.
Brad takes the week off to work on his glute and core exercises.
Sydney Track Classic proved to be a blockbuster night in athletics, with Melissa Duncan edging Paige Campbell & Sinead Diver in a windy Women's 5000m before Jordan Gusman broke clear of Stewy McSweyn for the upset of the night with Liam Adams 3rd in the Men's 5000m, while Ryan Gregson wins another 1500m title.
Rochelle Rodgers makes improves on her 2nd place at Melbourne Marathon, winning Shizuoka Marathon and setting a massive personal best.
Listener, Tyson asks about how to best mix training for running and footy throughout the year.
Aaron Pulford joins Brady over from Kenya as he puts the final touches ahead of Lake Biwa Marathon. Aaron talks about his approach to running, spending the last 4 months in Kenya, and how the culture and overall philosophy around running differs between Kenya and his native New Zealand, recounting his time spent in Kenya as well as immersion in the workouts and nightlife, as well as providing insight on Jake Robertson’s impact on the local community.
Aaron also shares how having an active childhood and his junior coach influenced his running, the big names he raced in a World Junior 5000m, the years he raced the Zatopek Junior 3000m before going on to race instead of pace track meets in the United States, slipping all over in Christchurch then explains why the Kenyans don’t rate the Commonwealth Games and who he rates in the Australian scene.
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