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January 12, 2022  

219: Stewy McSweyn guest co-hosts

219: Stewy McSweyn guest co-hosts

 

Brad spends another week on the bike before risking his calf.
Julian tries to gauge his tempo effort before going into isolation.
Stewy McSweyn is this week’s special co-host, answering questions about the past year and then shares his training week.

The 2022 Cadbury Marathon in Hobart was won by Wayne Spies & Rose Dingemanse.
Nick Earl & Milly Clark were the winners of the Half Marathon, while Aaron Harvey and Alexandra Blake won the 10k.
Cadbury Marathon Results

 

RunACT: Stromlo 5K at the Stephen Hodge Criterium Cycling Circuit, Canberra was taken out by Jimmy Barker in 14:29 and Katie Porra in 17:05.

 

The Valencia 10k was won in fast times by Kenyan duo Norah Jeruto & Daniel Simui Ebenyo in windy conditions.
World Athletics Report

Stewy McSweyn answers several questions about training and whether professional contracts should be made public and how his debut in the half marathon at Great North Run came about. Moose goes on the Loose at people training through covid infections.

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January 5, 2022  

218: Kristian from Norway returns

218: Kristian from Norway returns

 

Brad cross-trains through the week.
Julian starts the week with a win at the Anglesea Roo Run.
Kristian Ulriksen from Norway joins from Barcelona where he ran a road 5k PB at Cursa Del Nassos. He gives a lot of insight to the Ingebrigtsen/Norwegian way of training and some of his plans for the upcoming months.

Road 5K World Records fell from Ethiopian duo Berihew Aregawi and Ejegayehu Taye. Berihew Aregawi broke Joshua Cheptegei’s record in 12:49 while Ejegayehu Taye ran 14:19.
World Athletics Report

 

San Silvestre Vallecana 10k on New Year's Eve taken out by Degitu Azimeraw of Ethiopia and Mohamad Katir of Spain.
World Athletics Report

 

Stewy McSweyn runs off scratch at the Burnie Gift Mile
TAL Results

Listener Question asks what Australia’s Distance Medley Relay would look like and Moose wonders what the hell is happening in intense Strava conversations that aren’t English.

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December 31, 2021  

Shoe Geeks - December 2021 - Wives edition

A bit of a twist on this month's Shoe Geeks with the wives of the Shoe Geeks, Bri, Lana and Christine taking over that show chat. 

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December 29, 2021  

217: 2021 IRP End of the Year Awards

217: 2021 IRP End of the Year Awards

 

Brad has a light week during Christmas while trying to find some structure.
Julian whiskey,  makes his return Roo Run
Luke Mathews is unveiled as the third member of the upcoming patreon-exclusive Louis McAfee and Jess Stenson. Brady & Carly welcome to the world their daughter Olivia Joan.

World Athletics announce revisions into shoe thickness to come into effect from 2024
World Athletics Press Release
Rule C2.1A Athletics Shoe Regulations

 

Listener Question Reg asks the boys to reflect on 2021, what they’ve learnt and what they would have changed. Then continuing on the theme of reflection the boys give their awards for the year:

Best Performance of 2021

Most Improved Athlete

Most Consistent Athlete

Race of the Year

IRP Distance Runner of the Year

Ones to Watch 2022

Looking Forward to 2022

 

To close out the year the boys wrap up with some more Strava etiquette particularly on how many activities is too much.

 

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December 22, 2021  

216: Merry Christmas listeners

216: Vic Milers Club | NSW Milers Series

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Brad’s calf is still a bit tender, opting to cross train through the week.
Julian tries to gauge his perceived effort on the way to his first race back.
Brady takes his first recovery run coming off the Melbourne Marathon.

Vic Milers Club at Box Hill saw Abby Caldwell clear out the Women’s A 1500m in 4:08.02 ahead of Jaylah Hancock-Cameron & Rebekah Greene, while Edward Beischer won a tight contest over Thomas Diamond & Wolfgang Cotra-Nemesi.
It was a similar story in the 800m A races, Matt Hussey just edging Degras Amekata & Harrison May while Ellie Sanford dominated in 2:03.06 ahead of Tess Kirsopp-Cole & Eleanor Benson.
Athletics Victoria ResultsHub

 

NSW Milers Series in Bankstown, Tom Davies took out the mile in an entertaining race, while Aynslee Van Graan won the women’s mile. Hayley Kitching & Riley McGown each won the 800m A Races.
Results
https://www.instagram.com/p/CXpgM-SgEIo/ 

Listener Question asks the boys who they reckon the biggest name they’ve scalped (and whether it counts) and Christmas comes early with a triple treat from Moose, going loose, his purchase of the week and rules of Strava all into one. 

 

The second of three panelists for the upcoming Patreon-exclusive show introduces themselves and discusses how they dealt with the Gold Coast Marathon canceling three days out as well as their plans for the year ahead and also how to properly pronounce their name correctly.

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December 15, 2021  

215: Nike Melbourne Marathon Festival 2021

215: Nike Melbourne Marathon Festival 2021

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Brad overloads the calves with some questionable shoe choices.
Julian gets his speed back up before spectating the Melbourne Marathon (with some mic issues thrown in).
Brady recaps his week and goes into his race in the Melbourne Marathon race, going into his splits for the race and the conditions 2:20:41 placing 8th.

The Nike Melbourne Marathon finally returned and was won by Brett Robinson in 2:14:33, ahead of Tom Do Canto and Ed Goddard in his debut in the distance.
Milly Clark returned to form winning the marathon in 2:26:59 ahead of Eloise Wellings, who herself ran 2:229:19 to improve on her London performance from only 8 weeks earlier, with both posting World Championship qualifiers. Marni Ponton came third in a personal best time of 2:31:55.

In the Half Marathon Izzy Batt-Doyle took out the win in her debut setting the course record of 1:10:17, ahead of Leanne Pompeani and Jessica Stenson. Jack Rayner lead out Dave McNeill and Tim Vincent to take the tape in 1:02:30
https://www.instagram.com/p/CXXJsoEPjcw/  

Opening the festival on the day before was the 10k race, taken out by Ryan Gregson on his road-racing national tour ahead of Andre Waring and Jordan Williamsz. Rose Davies was first woman across, ahead of Rebekah Greene and Rose Donegan.
Full Melbourne Marathon Festival Results
https://www.runnerstribe.com/latest-news/milly-clark-is-back-as-brett-robinson-dusts-off-tokyo/?fbclid=IwAR1GolsOBWCEELGqVsSz59OdQZbNRh1qR2VGpumeR2VTJpn5G7aFGRD7kxM 

 

Tom Thorpe defended his title in the Victorian 5000m Championships from earlier this year, winning in 13:58.49 while Rebekah Greene won her maiden title in 16:10.41.
Athletics Victoria ResultsHub

 

Olympic Representative Charlie Hunter turns professional, joining the “Pete Julian group” based in Oregon.
https://www.instagram.com/p/CXRmFudlaRu/ 

 

Norwegian double-victories at the European Cross Championships with Jakob Ingebrigsten & Karoline Grøvdal taking the podiums over 10k of muddy terrain in Dublin.
Athletics Weekly Report

 

The boys chat with the first of the three new panelists of the upcoming Patreon-exclusive show, who joins in to recap their day at the Nike Melbourne Marathon Festival and gives listeners an insight into their plans for the year ahead.

Listener Questions first ask about the validity of claiming your personal best from your Strava instead of the official result, and then discuss the case for keeping the Melbourne Marathon in December. Then, even after a long time coming, Moose gets bored of the old pre-race tropes.

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December 8, 2021  

214: Izzi-Batt Doyle, Riley Cocks, Brett Robinson & Tim Crosbie all talk Melb Marathon

214: Nike Melbourne Marathon Festival 2021 Preview

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Brad touches on his speed and gets a form check on the treadmill.
Julian fields a busy week in retail while going through Denzel Washington’s filmography.
Brady loses his sense of direction leading Ben Buckingham on his final long run before the Melbourne Marathon.

 

As we enter race week of the 2021 Nike Melbourne Marathon Festival, the boys are joined by Izzy Batt-Doyle ahead of her debut in the Melbourne Half Marathon and Riley Cocks making his debut in the Melbourne Marathon. Both share how their respective lead-ups to the races have gone and the coaching and advice they’ve received along the way, and what their goals are for the race.

Ryan Gregson and Eloise Wellings win the Sydney Harbour 10k.
Sydney Harbour 10k Results

 

Oli Hoare sets a new Australian 5000m Indoor Record of 13:09.96 at Boston University, becoming the 4th fastest Australian of all time and qualifying for the World Championships in Eugene, Oregon 2022.
https://www.runnerstribe.com/latest-news/olli-hoares-smashes-australian-indoor-5000m-record/ 

 

Valencia Marathon was won by Lawrence Cherono in 2:05:10, while Geoffrey Kamworor came third in his return race from injury. Nancy Jelagat won the women’s race in 2:19:31 to make it a Kenyan-clean sweep on the top of the podiums.

Official Valencia Marathon Race Report
Official Valencia Marathon Results

Listener Question asks on the merit of using power as a metric for running while Moose gets a gym membership that allows to relive his footy glory days. The boys then round out with their predictions for the Melbourne Marathon & Half Marathon.

Recorded from the Nike Melbourne Marathon Festival preview livestream on the previous Sunday, Elite Athlete Coordinator and Competition Director Tim Crosbie joins the boys to give a preview of the event. How the planning of the event came about, the event fields were assembled and who their predictions are to take out wins in the marathon and half marathon events, and the role of the pacers.
Brett Robinson follows on and candidly shares how he’s been coming about post-Olympics and quarantine, with some of the injuries and struggles he’s had to face in the build up, what his approach to try to win this marathon will be and some of his plans for 2022.

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December 2, 2021  

Shoe Geeks - November 2021

Catch up on the latest from Nitta, Moose and Tom DC talking all things running shoes. 

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December 1, 2021  

213: Steph Gaskell & Alan McCubbin

213: Steph Gaskell & Alan McCubbin

 

Brady faces the adverse conditions that could be a likely race scenario on his workout.
Brad heals up and gets through a comfortable week away from Mulligan’s.
Julian struggles alongside Watto in Anglesea and roasts Josh Lunn’s Instagram.

Izzy Batt-Doyle & Matt Clarke claim victories at SA State 5000m Championships, Matt running 13:40 ahead of Team Tempo teammates Isaac Heyne and Max Stevens.  Izzy 15:41 ahead of Caitlin Adams and Jessica Stenson.
Results
https://www.instagram.com/p/CW1srREB_7o/ 

 

Vic Milers Club had Abby Caldwell take out victories in both the 800m & 3000m in an impressive double running 2:07.38 & 9:39.37 in each respective event Adam Pyke 1:52.57 won the men’s 800m while Andre Waring won the men’s 3000m 8:04.17
Athletics Victoria Results Hub

 

Tom Do Canto took out the NSW 10000m Championships in the lead up to the Melbourne Marathon, winning clear with a time of 29:09.71. Aynslee Van Graan won the Women’s title in 34:29.11.
Race Report via Athletics NSW
Results

 

Listener Question from Jo asks about reaching max heart rate in training then Crokes gets loose on Shelby Houlihan’s appeal before Moose gets into more baby gadgets.

The latest drop of IRP singlets have arrived in time for Melbourne Marathon which you can pickup via the IRP Shopify Store with express delivery options available.  

 

Stay tuned to the Melbourne Marathon social media accounts where the boys will be hosting a pre-event livestream on 5pm Sunday 5th December to preview the, plus tease details for the upcoming new bonus show.

 

Steph Gaskell and Alan McCubbin return to the podcast to chat with Julian about their own podcast The Long Munch about the range of interesting topics they’ve covered over the past year.

With the Melbourne Marathon now two weeks out, Steph & Alan answer listener questions with nutrition, eating habits and timing the carb-load before the race, then managing hydration and carb intake during the run while factoring in ability and intensity, as well as post-race nutrition then wrapping up with their advice for Melbourne Marathon.

You can listen to more of Steph & Alan on The Long Munch, available on most major platforms, where they’ve recently chatted with Andy Jones who was involved with handling the nutrition for the Breaking2 event in 2017.
https://thelongmunch.podbean.com/e/ep25/

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November 24, 2021  

212: Michael Roeger | NCAA D1 Cross Country Championships

212: Michael Roeger | NCAA D1 Cross Country Championships

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Julian comes up with a photo challenge for the listener's easy run.
Brad holds back from pushing his body too far.
Brady lays down fast 400s in Shepparton and alternating mile efforts on the long run.

Michael Roeger checks in for a catch-up chat, how he came off the marathon event in Penrith into the lead up to Tokyo Paralympic where he picked up an injury, then finding the motivation to persevere with starting the race and how it unfolded. Michael talks about recovering from the event, spending time in hotel quarantine as well as planning for the future after learning that his para-athlete classification of T46 will not be staging a marathon at the 2024 Paris Paralympic Games, where his passion lies and the news that he will be lining up for the 2022 Boston Marathon.

NCAA Australian Results, long time listener, Chris Hill helped us with coverage here

Location: Tallahassee, Florida 

Men's finishers: 250

Women's Finishers: 250

The men's 10km race played out as per the script with major favourite Connor Mantz from BYU taking the win for the second year in a row ahead of Wesley Kiptoo of Iowa State and Athanas Kioko of Campbell. This race went out HARD with the first KM in 2:39. Blow-ups everywhere

Connor Mantz - 28:33

Wesley Kiptoo - 28:38

Athanas Kioko - 28:40

We had three Australian males in the top20.

- Haftu Strintzos - 28:57 (9th) Villanova (out of nowhere)

- Ky Robinson of Stanford (Queenslander) finishing an amazing 14th in 29:15 in only his second year in the states. 

- Zach Facioni - 29:19 (19th) Wake Forest

- Ed Trippas - 29:51 (67th) Princeton

- Ed Goddard - 30:10 (104th) Iona - Competing in Melbourne 

- Adam Fogg - 30:30 (139th) Drake

- Jackson Sharp 30:42 (165th) Wisconsin

- Josh Pillips - 30:46 (167th) Villanova

In the women's 6km race, Whittni Orton from BYU broke at 5km and surged through to take the win ahead of Alabama's Chelangat and Ceili McCabe of West Virginia

Whittni Orton - 19:25 (BYU)

Mercy Chelangat - 19:29 (Alabama)

Ceili McCabe - 19:29 (West Virginia)

Aussie Female results: 

Lauren Ryan - 19:50 (26th) Florida State

Ruby Smee - 19:53 (34th) San Francisco

Clio Ozanne-Jaques -20:21 (78th) Ole Miss

Cara Woolnough-20:25 (86th) Utah

Lucinda Crouch - 20:32 (107th) Wisconsin

Maudie Skyring - 20:35 (115th) Florida State

Sophie O'Sullivan - 22:40 (244th) Washington

Full NCAA D1 Cross Country Championship Results
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CMHAocRBhHM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=idGwp02Aq5E&t=477s

*Huge thanks to listener Chris Hill for compiling these results.

Nick Earl took out the Point to Pinnacle Half Marathon in Hobart, Tasmania in 1:23:46, with Meriem Daoui winning the women’s race in 1:48:08.
Results
https://www.instagram.com/p/CWhj8QLvAD6/ 

Jacob Kiplimo shaved a second off the Half Marathon World Record in Lisbon.
https://www.runnerstribe.com/latest-news/kiplimo-breaks-world-half-marathon-record-in-lisbon-with-5731/ 

Listener Question from Georgia asks what the signs of peaking too early in marathon training, before Moose lays down the etiquette on posting workouts to Strava.


Stay tuned as next week the boys will release details about the December 5th Livestream ahead of the Nike Melbourne Marathon Festival.

 

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