Sep 15, 2023
The Wanda Age Group World Championships have never been hosted on a non-majors course before… Enter: The Sydney Marathon.
As the budding race hopes to become the 7th Major, we hear from the marvellous Wayne Larden on what it’s like to be Race Director of a course with such potential.
Elsewhere, we touch on Berlin’s stellar lineups, a mad Mexico City race with thousands of DQs, and why housework is as dangerous as any high intensity sport…
In this episode of Marathon Talk:
0:00 - Martin & Deena return to cover a surprise visit to A&E, a thrilling road bike race, and racing children
9:50 - Rounding up the marathon world’s top stories, from a Mexico City marathon fraught with cheaters, to the anticipation building for Sydney & Berlin this month
21:10 - Sydney Marathon’s Race Director, Wayne Larden, shares the race’s fascinating journey to hosting the Age Group World Championships, and its hopes to become the 7th Major
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