122: Riley Wolff
This week's episode is sponsored by New Balance.
Brad makes his triumphant return to the track, taking out a 3000m over Em Brichacek.
Julian wins the 10K River Run in Geelong at the end of a long run and gets his IRP singlet back.
Brady almost Lopez Lomong’s his hour long fartlek and gets comfortable in the 30k efforts.
US Olympic Marathon Trials was full of suspense, Galen Rupp taking out the Men’s race selected with Jacob Riley coached by Lee Troop and Abdi Abdirahman in his 5th team.
On the women's, Aliphine Tuliamuk and Molly Siedel break away to secure their spots on the Olympic team along with Sally Kipyego.
Seth James Demoor's Atlanta Marathon Trials
Tokyo Marathon featuring Suguru Osako lowering his own Japanese National Record 2:05:29, cashing in on the Project Exceed initiative. The race was won by Birhanu Legese, with crazy depth on display. On the women’s side Lonah Chemtai Salpeter set both an Israeli National Record and Tokyo Course Record.
Liam Adams reclaims Australian parkrun record at Maribyrnong 14:13 ahead of Lake Biwa Marathon on March 8th
Kenenisa Bekele wins the Big Half in London in emphatic style ahead of the London Marathon in April.
Listener question of the week asks what the highest paid race in Australia while Moose on the Loose wonders aloud whether Jim Walmsley under-performed on US Olympic Trials.
Photographer, editor of running publication Tempo Journal and co-founder of Hunter Athletics Riley Wolff talks with Julian about promoting running on the global stage. Riley talks about how he draws his personal enjoyment from running, his professional background at Adidas and MAAP and starting Hunter Athletics to fill a gap, building and supporting an open and supportive culture.
Riley then talks about making running cool through his photography and writing for Tempo Journal, profiling and putting Australian running on the global stage and his level of involvement with Speed Project (along with its afterparty).
He goes into why Nike is pushing running forward and the level of promotion required for rising stars and coolest MFs in running right now lining up for the upcoming LA Marathon, how media clearance for World Major Marathons works and capturing those magic race day moments .