Apr 6, 2023
Running is truly for everyone, and there’s no greater champion for that notion than the remarkable Haroon Mota.
A 6 Star Finisher, Founding Director of Active Inclusion Network, and huge advocate for running within the Muslim community, Haroon joins us on Marathon Talk to share his experiences of training through Ramadan.
We’re also hot off the back of Paris, so we hear Deena’s exciting experiences and the standout stories from the race, plus a segment of training talk with some quick top tips for race day success.
In this episode of Marathon Talk:
0:00 - We kick off with Deena’s exhilarating Paris Marathon experience, and some tips for those of you looking to do the same next year
16:00 - Rounding up the big stories from Paris, including a sprint finish, debutant winner, and looking ahead to Eilish McColgan’s big London debut
30:00 - Training Talk this week covers 5 quick tips to see you through the big day if you’ve been training for a spring marathon
34:20 - An uplifting interview with Haroon Mota, who shares the intense discipline for runners during Ramadan, becoming a voice for underrepresented runners, and what makes London such a special race
1:16:40 - Wrapping up the show with a look ahead to London, Boston and Easter
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