#89 - Steph Davies and Aoife Cooke on qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics
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As a fan of the sport, I was excited to speak with the following two athletes. Steph Davies won the British Olympic marathon trials and qualified for the Tokyo Olympics and will represent Great Britain, she finished in 2:27:16 (this interview starts at 2:45). Aoife Cooke won the Cheshire Elite Marathon and qualified for the Tokyo Olympics and will represent Ireland, she finished in 2:28:36 (this interview starts at 24:17). To listen to the previous conversation with Aoife check out episode 12. Both athletes overcame different challenges within their running careers, which can get forgotten when both athletes looked in such good form earning the Olympic marathon qualifying times. In both conversations we dive into the training build up, the race, and the work leading towards Olympics. I wish them both a strong Olympic build up and great marathon race experience. ————————————————————— The links are: Steph: @steph_davis26 Aoife: @aoifecookefitness Aoife’s gofundme page to support her Olympic buildup. Photos by Tom Dulat Mick Hall ————————————————————— This episode is supported by Let’s Do This. It is a company thats mission is to make it easier for people to find their perfect race. Whether you’re looking for a 5k fun run or a double Ironman triathlon, let’s do this list more mass-participation sports events than any other website on the planet. These include running, triathlon, cycling, obstacle racing, swimming, and many others. To get £10 off selected events use discount code: ARUNNERSLIFE and use the link: http://letsdothis.com/arunnerslife ————————————————————— Thank you to my patreons your help pays for editing, equipment and much more. If you value the content I deliver, please consider becoming a supporter of my podcast by donating via my patreon page. This helps me provide quality content.⠀ https://www.patreon.com/ARunnersLife --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/marcus-brown9/support
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