Over the course of 12 weeks, The RTE Running Podcast with Brian O'Connell will discuss everything from how to run your first couch to 5k, to what are the best r... More
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RTE Running Podcast: Rotterdam recap
In the last podcast of the series, Brian O'Connell chats to Mikey Stafford about how his marathon went in Rotterdam, what if anything he would change and the advice from the series that resonated most.
Running technology that can give you an edge
With a week to go until his marathon in Rotterdam, Brian talks to a triathlete, Eddie Butt, about the latest advances in technology and science and what gadgets will help with your training and performance.
Devising strategy and avoiding taper tantrums
This week, with just two weeks to go to his marathon, Brian talks about the importance of tapering, and how best to prepare close to race day. He also speaks with two coaches about their approaches and strategies.
Age is just a number: Excelling at running in later life
This week Brian O'Connell chats to Mary Browne, who five years ago took up running at 60. Last week she came first in her age category in the New York Half Marathon. Brian also updates us on his preparation for the Rotterdam Marathon.
The importance of sleep when it comes to running
This week, Brian looks at the whole area of sleep and how it can impact on performance. He speaks to one club runner who struggles with sleep, while an academic talks about his recent research into this area.
Over the course of 12 weeks, The RTE Running Podcast with Brian O'Connell will discuss everything from how to run your first couch to 5k, to what are the best runners to wear, how to avoid injury and detailing the ups and downs of marathon training. Along the way, everyone from weekend runners to Olympians will share their running stories and discuss why they run.
The podcast series is intended to appeal to both the novice and committed runner and will be presented in an informative, curious, and sometimes self-depreciating style. Throughout the series, Brian will detail his own marathon training, and involve some of his running club members as they train for Rotterdam in mid-April.