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  • 01:21

    #142 The 2014 Partnerunning Guide to Australian Marathons

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    Listner and Partnerunning Community requests for a guide to Australian Marathons has been a popular topic in recent months and in this episode we commence our 2014 Guide to Australian Marathons.

    Part One includes an overview of current Australian Marathons with introductory comments.

    Part Two will include our rating guide and best of selections.

    Also on this weeks show we report on The Inaugural Big Forest Run

    Regular segments include:

    Over the shoulder
    Ask Sue
    The road ahead.



  • 01:07

    #110 The Partnerunning Endurance Training Success Cycle

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    Training for an endurance event is a wonderful challenge leading to many rewards.
    For new runners the challenge can be daunting with uncertainty as to where to start and what to do. For experienced runners the challenge often shifts from how to finish to how to overcome specific problems or frustrations.
    In this episode of the Partnerunning Show we explore 7 key steps to endurance training success.
    We also report on the 2013 Ross Marathons, preview the Centennial Park Ultra and hear a short extract from our forthcoming special feature conversation with Kathrine Switzer.
    Regular segments include:
    Over the shoulder Ask Sue The road ahead

  • 01:01

    #71 The 2012 Christmas Running Show - Partnerunning in Focus

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    Going to air on Christmas Morning (Christmas Eve for some listeners) is a lot of fun as we wish all our listeners a Very Merry Christmas and Happy, Safe, Healthy New Year.
    The holiday season is a popular time for starting to run. For others it is a chance to return to running or just to run a little more. It is also a great time to run with friends or family.
    Christmas and the New Year is made for starting to run with a partner as you reflect on the year that has been and plan the year ahead. In this 2 part special we focus on Partnerunning and provide guidance and advice on how to get started.
    Regualr segments include:
    Over The Shoulder Ask Sue The Road Ahead

  • 01:31

    #143 The 2014 Partnerunning Guide to Australian Marathons - Part 2

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    In last weeks show we provided an overview of Australian Marathons.

    In Part Two of the Australian Marathon Guide we look at category suggestions including:

    International Runner





    Wine lovers

    First Timers - Speed

    Firdst Timers - Unique

    First Timers - Experience


    Also on the show we have regular segments:

    Over the shoulder

    Ask Sue

    The road ahead


  • 01:01

    #09 The 3 P's of Partnerunning & Melbourne Marathon Review

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    This week on the show we explore the 3 P's of successful Partnerunning:
    Preference People Partnership We also review last weekends 2011 Melbourne Marathon. In regular segments:
    Travelling Fit talks about the Rome Marathon Ask Sue looks at Pace Groups Over the Shoulder The Road Ahead Lessons from Running

  • 01:01

    #29 Celebrating Valentine's Day on the Partnerunning Show

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    Going to air on Valentine's Day can't be overlooked and on this weeks show we focus on running romance and the many opportunities for couples running together.
    Topics inlcude:
    Why run with a partner? Finding a running partner. Running dates. Romantic running destinations. Partnerunning drills. Overcoming the obstacles to run together. Regular segments include:
    Over the shoulder. Ask Sue Marathon Man Minute; and, The road ahead.

  • 01:10

    #01 The Partnerunning Show - Welcome & Sydney City to Surf.

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    This episode launches The Partnerunning Show with hosts Couple on the Run, Andrew and Sue O'Brien and Australian Co-host Marathon Man, Trent Morrow.
    In this episode the focus is on:
    The story behind The Partnerunning Show Who is Marathon Man? Who are the Couple on the Run? The Great Wall of China with Travelling Fit City to Surf Interview with Justine Bloome - New Runner / City to Surfer Like all first races The Partnerunning Show is of to a fun start and looking forward to the journey ahead.

  • 00:50

    #188 A Review of 25 Fun Marathons

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    There are many different factors for evaluating marathons and fun is a popular one.

    In this episode of The Partnerunning Show we review an article published on Buzzfeed.com looking at 25 Crazy Fun Marathons That Are Totally Worth Training For.

    Our favourites Walt Disney World Marathon and the Honolulu Marathon are on the list along with a few suprises.

    Also on this weeks show:

    Over the shoulder
    Ask Sue
    The Road Ahead

  • 01:18

    #187 Exploring the Keys 100 with Race Director Bob Becker

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    The 8th annual KEYS100 will be held on the weekend of Saturday and Sunday, May 16 and 17, 2015.  One of the world's great ultramarathons set in a beautiful part of the world, if not on your bucket list the Keys 100 should be.

    This week on the Partnerunning Show we talk to Race Director Bob Becker about the point-to-point event beginning in Key Largo--Marathon, Florida, USA and ending in Key West on the Atlantic Ocean at Higgs Beach.  

    Bob talks about all  things Keys 100 and answers listeners questions including:

    The history and community of the race;
    The 100 mile, 50 mile, 50km and relay events;
    The course, crews and volunteers;
    Race conditions and training; and,
    The Keys and what to do after the race.

    KEYS100 also promotes charitable fundraising for "The Cancer Foundation of the Florida Keys" in support of their educational work with prostate and other cancers, free screenings and direct support of cancer patients and their families in the Keys. More info is available on the Keys 100 website and Facebook pages.

    Check out the video from the 2014 Keys 100.

  • 02:16

    #189 Sue O'Brien Talks About Her 100 Marathon Journey

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    Last Sunday Partnerunning Show Co-host Sue O'Brien crossed the marathon finish line for the 100th time.

    It is not everyday someone runs their 100th Marathon so in this weeks show Andrew interviews Sue about her 100 marathons including:

    Sue's 100th marathon at Brimbank Park
    Sue's first marathon
    Favourite marathon
    The journey to 100 marathons
    Running goals

    Also on the show this week:

    Over the shoulder
    Ask Sue
    The road ahead

  • 01:21

    #185 - Couple on the Run - 8 Marathons, 8 Countries in 8 Weeks Revisited

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    In 2008 Sue and Andrew O'Brien became know as Couple on the Run when they ran 8 marathons in 8 countries in  8 weeks. 

    As well as the trip of a life time Sue and Andrew were putting their Partnerunning principles to the test, promoting healthy relationships and promoting Oxfam.

    In this episode of the Partnerunning Show we revisit the 8 marathons, the book Couple on the Run and reflect of the adventure.

    The Kindle Edition is available here.

    The paper back edition of Couple on the Run is here.

    Also on the show this week:

    Over the shoulder

    Ask Sue

    Review of the 2015 Roller Coaster Run

    The road ahead