221: The History of Falls Creek with Len Johnson
Brad returns to Mulligans Flat and his usual fast pace.
Julian experiments with some new loops around Anglesea.
Brady teams up with his local doctor in the Echuca triathlon relay.
Auckland Marathon won by Lisa Cross ten years on from her first victory Daniel Jones successfully goes back-to-back.
Auckland Marathon Press Release
Yalemzerf Yehualaw sets 10km All-Comers Record at the Great Ethiopian Run in Addis Ababa, running 30:10 at 2350m above sea level
World Athletics Report
Vic Milers Club Claudia Hollingsworth, Brad Mathas 1500m
Lachlan Raper edged Jack Lunn in the Men’s A 800m while Ellie Sanford had a clear victory in the Women’s A 800m.
Moose continues on his rant from last week on the current political situation and how certain things need to change.
Len Johnson returns to give an oral history on the Falls Creek training camp, going into how it was formed as a training location in the lead up to the 1968 Mexico City Olympics, how the sessions were formed and the specific tracks used for workouts and relishes in the some of the training stories featuring Lee Troop, Steve Moneghetti and Rob De Castella, giving context to the appeal and the eventual success that the training camp has had for Australian athletes including the current crop of middle distance stars who competed at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
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