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Ep 54- Peter Clifford- High Performance Triathlon Coaching

Ep 54- Peter Clifford- High Performance Triathlon Coaching

January 26, 2020

This week we chat with founder of High Performance Triathlon (HPT) Peter Clifford. Pete has been in the Tri and Ironman game for 30 years and certainly knows his stuff. His coaching style is incredibly considered and interactive and he has a fantastic grasp on the science of exercise and performance.

Haddy and Wolf delve into what it takes to be a top flight Ironman, the psychology of bringing your 'A' game to race day and the common mistakes that lead to athletes under-performing.

As usual, we cover the lighter side of spandex, awkward tan lines and dropping big bucks on your race kit!

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Ep 53 Jeff Hunt- Olympian, Commonwealth Games and World Championships distance runner

Ep 53 Jeff Hunt- Olympian, Commonwealth Games and World Championships distance runner

January 11, 2020

Matt is joined by Haddy to interview Jeff Hunt. Jeff burst on to the marathon scene in 2010 when he ran the fastest debut marathon by an Australian, finishing third in Japan in 2:11.00.

He represented Australia at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi 2010 placing 13th and at the 2011 World Championships in Daegu where he was forced to withdraw after 30km.

At the age of 30, he made his Olympic debut in London where he finished 63rd in a time of 2:22.59.

Jeff talks about his transition from steeplechase and cross country to marathon distance. He explains why he never ran faster than his debut marathon. He speaks candidly about not having any hamstrings, overtraining, injuries, diet, not giving up drinking and much more. 

He chats about being a member of the Cartel Racing Cycling Club, where runners’ dreams go to die! There’s a lot of ‘back in the day’ chat, trying to justify that he now wears lycra daily!

Plenty of laughs along the way, this week’s episode is brought to you by Sydney Brewery.

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Ep 52 Lachlan Dansie- Elite Ultra Obstacle Racer

Ep 52 Lachlan Dansie- Elite Ultra Obstacle Racer

December 7, 2019

Wolf and Haddy chat with Lachlan Dansie to discuss his domination of ultra obstacle racing. Lachlan chats about his 24hr event where he completed 170km of running and over 1000 obstacles to win. There’s plenty of endurance training and strength tips from a humble champion at his peak. Plenty of laughs along the way, this weeks episode is brought to you by Sydney Brewery.

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Ep 51 Craig Bulmer - MarathonHQ

Ep 51 Craig Bulmer - MarathonHQ

December 3, 2019

Craig was a typical Aussie bloke, caught up in team sport, until he was bitten by the running bug in his mid 30's. Since then he has traveled the globe completing the coveted 6 Marathon Majors and shaving over an hour from his marathon time in the process. 

Wolf and Haddy chat to Craig about his growing coaching business and what a coach/athlete relationship should look like. We cover his marathon highlights from the mean streets of New York to the glamour of London and get some great tips from the middle of the pack.

Craig discusses what it takes to tick off PB's into middle age and getting the best out of runners from all walks of life. 

And of course, we tuck into a couple of delightful Sydney Brewery cans!

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Ep 50 Jennah- Louise Salkeld- Australian Survivor Contestant and Ultra Marathoner

Ep 50 Jennah- Louise Salkeld- Australian Survivor Contestant and Ultra Marathoner

November 16, 2019

From the outside, it may seem like a classic ‘I quit my job to travel’ millennial story but Wolf & Haddy reveal how Jennah has forced her fears into submission and started a new life that has taken her all over the world including living in Kenya for 3 months volunteering with a Maasai women’s group.

JL chats about being a contestant from Australian Survivor, we get behind the scenes and chat to her about the challenges of living rough for two months practically starving!

It turns out she is quite the masochist, taking on two multi day desert ultra-marathons to raise money for charity with very little preparation. She explains how the power of the mind plays such a vital role in getting through these physical challenges and the day to day struggles of life.

During the episode Wolf chats to ‘The Godfather’, Sean Tindale from Runnulla to review the Brooks Ghost. Sean also explains those pink budgie smugglers he struts around in!

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Ep 49- Jock Campbell - Leading high performance coach

Ep 49- Jock Campbell - Leading high performance coach

November 8, 2019

Since 1987, Jock has been perfecting the science of performance. He now transfers this knowledge and experience to Olympic athletes, national sporting teams and the general population.

From November 2000 until November 2005 Jock was the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Australian Cricket Team. During this period the Team was World Champions in both Test Match and One Day Cricket); it was the most successful period in the team’s history. During the 2004/05 Season the Team also had its lowest percentage of injuries in recorded history!

Jock has been training and coaching surf lifesaving athletes for the past 20 years and his athletes have won several gold medals at State, National and World Titles. Jock, himself, is a World Champion in the 2km beach run!

He has also worked with the NSW Cricket Team, Olympic athletes and gold medal performers in athletics, soccer (football), swimming, rugby league, rugby union, wrestling, gladiators, karate, boxing and netball.

In this episode of Running Matters, Jock shares his immense knowledge with Paul (Haddy) Hadfield. They chat about what it takes to be a ‘pro’ athlete, avoiding the dreaded stress fracture, managing the psychology of the athlete and much more.

You’re guaranteed to pick up a little gem to apply to your own performance.

Enjoy!

Ep 48 Sophie Brown - The Running Dietitian

Ep 48 Sophie Brown - The Running Dietitian

October 26, 2019

Sophie Brown is not only a gun trail runner, she's the best in the business when it comes to sports nutrition.

Matt (Wolf) & Paul (Haddy) dig deep into her nutrition brain and uncover the secrets behind carb loading, caffeine, fat adaptation and the magic of beetroot juice.

Sophie is fresh off a big win at the Coastal Classic so we discuss what it takes to be at the top of the trail running tree. We also chat about the lows (coming back from stress fracture) and how to avoid them.

If you notice some bubbling in the background it's because we did the interview inside the brewing room of our partner, Sydney Brewery!

Plenty of laughs throughout, enjoy!

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Ep 47- Steph Austin

Ep 47- Steph Austin

October 19, 2019

Steph has an impressive trail running resume, just this year her results speak for themselves:

  • UTA 22 in a time of 01:49:12 -1st female
  • Tarawera 100km in a time of 09:49:23 – 2nd female
  • Six Foot Track marathon 3:48:22 – 1st female
  • Alpine Ascent 50k 04:19:15 – 1st overall
  • Brisbane Trail Ulta 60k, 06:04:58 - 2nd overall and 1st female

She talks to Sarah and Lisa about her background as a triathlete, and her successful move into trail running; how she balances her full-time career as a physio with a full-on training schedule. The girls discuss diets, over-training, stress-fractures and the proper etiquette for passing men in a race.

Plenty of laughs throughout, enjoy!

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Ep 46- Matt Daniels- 535 consecutive half marathons!

Ep 46- Matt Daniels- 535 consecutive half marathons!

October 4, 2019

In 2016, Matt ran 55 marathons in 55 days (official world record).

He shares his motivation for the world record, how his body held up and what’s involved with getting the Guinness World Records on board (it’s a massive pain in the ass).

Later that year he ran 24 hours on a treadmill.

For his next challenge, he ran 535 consecutive half marathons in memory of Andrew Cadigan. Matt ran a half a marathon a day until June 14th 2019, totalling 11,288.5 kilometres.

Plenty of laughs throughout thanks to the team at Sydney Brewery.

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Ep 45- Lucy Bartholomew

Ep 45- Lucy Bartholomew

September 28, 2019

Lucy Bartholomew – The People’s Champion 

Join us as we chat with one of Australia’s brightest young trail running superstars. 

At the tender age of 23 Lucy has tasted an enormous amount of success across the globe. Among a vast array of wins and course records she placed 3rd at the ultra prestigious Western States 100 in 2018. 

A very brief highlights list: 

1st UTA 100

1st Ultra Trail Cape Town

1st Buffalo Stampede

1st Tarawera Ultramarathon

2nd Marathon du Mont Blanc

3rd Western States 100miler 

Lucy is joined by her father Ash and we discuss everything from encouraging adventure in kids to the pressure of being a pro athlete in a digital world.  We also chat about the emergence of the plant base diet and the boom in the global trail running scene. 

Lucy is a wonderfully humble and knowledgeable young lady and I’m sure you’ll harvest a few pearls of wisdom from this open and informative chat.

Stay tuned afterwards for a wrap up of the Surf Coast Century 100km race.

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