Podcast Guest “It's a long road” is the Road Marathon champion Christopher Merousis. We will have an interesting discussion with Christoforos as we will refer to moments of his rich sports career, but also to various interesting topics concerning amateur runners.
Podcast Guest “It's a long road” is the Road Marathon champion Christopher Merousis. Christoforos, with significant distinctions to his credit, started as a track and field athlete and later switched to the Marathon races. With his own special history in the classical sports of our country, he has won the Panhellenic Road Marathon Championship four times, while one of the greatest achievements of his sports career was his participation in the Olympic Games in Rio in 2016.
We will have an interesting discussion with Christoforos as we will refer to moments of his rich sports career, but also to various interesting topics concerning amateur runners.
Podcast Interview Highlights “It's a long road" by Christopher Merousi:
02:42 Do you remember what prompted you to start it run and when did this happen? How did running come into your life?
04:47 What is running for you?
05:35 Do you think that someone who starts running is a factor that can change his life? I mean also from matters of habits but even mentally.
06:44 How can in a big match, one runner manage to overcome his negative thoughts?
08:17 Who has been your most difficult so far? race;
10:07 What feelings are born and how did you experience your participation in Rio Olympics; Is the whole process really, as many say, an incredible experience?
11:20 You were an athlete of shorter distances and at some point you switched to Marathon road. What made you make this decision?
13:25 Are there any people who have influenced you throughout this journey?
14:45 Are there any races you would like to take part in?
16:17 Besides being an athlete, you also guide coaching. What is more stressful? To fight or not trainers;
17:10 How important his role is coach to all those involved in running?
19:02 The various things programs that are released and offer some applications are not enough? And if not why?
20:09 What are the criteria for someone to choose? coach;
21:13 For someone who wants to run a 10 lap for example in a good time, does the training they do differ compared to someone who wants to run a Marathon?
22:34 For the creation of one training program, what factors are taken into account?
23:12 What pieces does one consist of? weekly training and what is the role of each training?
24:53 How do we improve our endurance?
25:54 What would you advise an aspirant? Marathon;
26:54 Have you had any injuries in your career? What are the feelings you have during periods of inactivity due to an injury?
28:30 Is running your main occupation?
29:18 Did your involvement in sports give or take away from you?
30:08 How do you see the street movement in your city and in Greece by extension?
31:45 There are running events that take place on your island?
33:20 In closing, I would like to ask you where and how can someone find you?
Facebook Profile: https://www.facebook.com/Merousis
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