For this bonus episode, we were joined by professional sports broadcaster, Tom Gayle. Tom was part of the commentary team for the British Athletics Olympic 10,000m Trials and the three of us discuss the trials meet. We talk through both the men's and the women's races, that saw Marc Scott, Eilish McColgan and Jess Judd book their spots on the plane to Tokyo. Enjoy!
Not long to go now until the Athletics kicks off at the Tokyo Olympics! We're going to bring you daily content about all the distance events throughout the Games. Keep your eyes peeled for our first episode in the series, airing on July 30th.
This week, we welcomed the Tokyo-bound, Jake Heyward, to the podcast. Jake holds personal bests of 3:33 in the 1500 and 3:52 in the Mile and he spoke to us about life at Oregon Track Club, his preparation for the Olympic Games, and much more. Enjoy!
For this week's episode, we spoke to the Head of Athletics at Leeds Beckett University, Andy Henderson. Andy works with a vast group of top distance runners up in Leeds (including former plodcast guests, Alex Bell and Phil Sesemann) and he told us about how he got into coaching, how his group has...