211: Tom Do Canto & (Luke Mathews - R2NW)
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Julian makes significant progress as begins to feel like a runner again.
Brad braves the weather and then heeds his body on the long run.
Brady puts down some big double-run days and Kenyan fartlek, 4 weeks out from Melbourne Marathon.
Tom Do Canto joins the show this week as he looks to toe the line again for the 2021 Nike Melbourne Marathon Festival on winning his debut marathon back in the 2016 edition, as well as his victory in the 2019 Melbourne Half Marathon. As the resident Shoe Geek, there is also discussion about the shoes used in these races and his choice looking ahead.
Leanne Pompeani won the NSW 3000m Championships overall in 9:06.85, just ahead of Aynslee Van Graan who won the NSW state title. Kieran Tall won the men’s race in a close contest, outkicking Craig Huffer in the final lap to win in a time of 8:05.61, with Ben St Lawrence coming third.
Athletics NSW Report
Queensland 5000m Champs won by Brielle Erbacher and Callum Davies.
This week’s listener question from Matt tries to get to the bottom of the causes of cramping in the latter stages of the marathon and then Moose lays down more Strava etiquette in terms of what should and shouldn’t make the feed.
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