The TCS New York City Marathon is not an easy run at the best of times, but this year’s race gave us some outstanding performances amid the gruelling, humid conditions.
One man who’ll attest to the difficulty is this week’s podcast guest, the fantastic Ben Wickham - Director of Creative Output at Sky Sports! We hear from him about his running journey, the holistic pleasures of marathoning, and how we can tell better stories within the sport.
Elsewhere, we round up the best performances from that race, a cracking fundraising debut for Ashton Kutcher, and the curious cheating tale of a tram-travelling policeman…
In this episode of Marathon Talk:
- 0:00 - Breaking down Deena’s commentating experience in NYC, and top performances from that humid race
- 25:30 - The most bizarre marathon cheating stories
- 30:15 - Ben Wickham on the holistic pleasures of marathoning, what makes NYC a gruelling route, and how we can better tell the compelling stories of marathon runners
- 58:00 - This week’s 6 questions for a 6 Star Finisher
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