Time marches on.
Jon went off book and did an intro to explain the delay on this episode and try to contextualise it, but history keeps happening and it's now the day after the "mini-budget" and things seem to have gotten even worse.
Here's a chat we had before the heat wave when we innocently thought a 2 grand utility bill was a lot of money.
The bed in the intro is I Walk With Ghosts by Scott Buckley | www.scottbuckley.com.au from https://www.chosic.com/free-music/all/ which is on a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license (CC BY 4.0) | https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
The Grange Hill theme was grabbed from this: https://archive.org/details/tvtunes_30923
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Is this the real life, or scripted reality? This week, we’re caught in a time travel paradox as Nick gets his wish for an evening record—and instantly regrets it. We talk marathon recovery, we discuss bat and poo memes, we get emotional about cricket, and we drink (responsibly). Nick proves that he’s a grown up, Jon proves that he’s not, and we deliver on our listener guarantee to be “increasingly infrequent” with our longest edit yet. ## This Week * [Jon’s Rider](https://twitter.com/runnerpod/status/909028521955258368) * The scientists _do_ say [that cashews are poisonous, sometimes](http://www.living-foods.com/articles/rawcashew.html) * Amaretti Biscuits are made of [apricot kernels, and contain cyanide](https://www.robinsandsons.com/blogs/blog/180247431-history-of-amaretti-biscuit) and people used to like doing this [flying trick](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L1ppo21Enj0) with them. * [Bat video](https://www.facebook.com/pg/tadhgflemingvideos/videos/) * [Tinder date poo lady](http://mashable.com/2017/09/05/poop-tinder-date-fire-department/#y1hsB8FuFaqo) * The Dennis Quaid movie [_Frequency_](http://mashable.com/2017/09/05/poop-tinder-date-fire-department/#y1hsB8FuFaqo) * [Batter bits at the chippy](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scraps_\(batter\)) * Cramps, electrolytes, powders etc. [some thoughts here](https://www.runnersworld.com/health/how-to-treat-leg-cramps-while-running) * Mile/km markers—how should they count? [Twitter poll](https://twitter.com/runnerpod/status/909037892915400704) * [Running backwards is definitely not the new running forwards, but…](http://www.runnersgoal.com/5-unique-benefits-of-running-backwards/) * [The photo of a lonely Jon crossing the finish line at the Guernsey Marathon](https://twitter.com/runnerpod/status/909033571213508609) * [A VO2 max primer](https://runnersconnect.net/is-vo2-max-worth-spending-for/) * RadioLab on [the Badminton match where both teams tried to lose](http://www.radiolab.org/story/lose-lose/) * Jon can beat you at [Peteca](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=249RVDpBbS0&app=desktop) unless you’re [pro Brazilian league](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQPSC3H1pJI&app=desktop). [Decathlon sell the kit](https://www.decathlon.co.uk/mega-shuttle-yellow-red-id_8335075.html) (assuming it’s the right season). * We’d probably be happy if all television was [Trans World Sport](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trans_World_Sport) * [Village cricket](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Village_cricket) * [If you put your mind to it, you can accomplish anything](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GyhIsFshd1E) * This [bluffer’s guide to cricket](https://deadspin.com/the-complete-guide-to-understanding-cricket-1788456326) may come in handy around the hour mark * [Cricket fitness](http://www.pitchvision.com/how-is-match-fitness-different-from-gym-fitness#/) (and ...
The thing about fitness, running and tech is it's the little differences. Like in Chester they have the metric system... Welcome back! Kick off your over-pronation shoes, slide into your best slippers and pour yourself a wine based drink, it's time to catch up with your good friends Nick and Jon. Following on from our recent "after dark" episode, we are on our best behaviour this week. Find out how everyone did on the Mania Half, sync your running diaries up with ours and please, just to be clear, take note that the water IS deep. * [The Mania Half 2019 results](https://themaniahalf.co.uk/) * Jon is running [Chester Marathon](https://ale.niftyentries.com/MBNA-Chester-Marathon-2019) and [Yorkshire Marathon](https://www.runforall.com/events/marathon/yorkshire-marathon/) * [Nick will be running Rutland Water Half](https://www.therutlandmarathon.co.uk/copy-of-the-rutland-marathon) * [Join our friends of the show running club on Strava](https://www.strava.com/clubs/you-don-t-look-like-a-runner-445740) * Tweet us [@runnerpod](https://twitter.com/runnerpod) * And please call your mom ...
Nick and Jon talk about sleep, dead flies, octothorpeUKrunchat and shaving into a big sheet. Just your classic dose of running, fitness, and tech chat. ...