43 minutes | Feb 5th 2021

Running Industry Podcast #12 - Jason Henderson - Editor, Athletics Weekly

In Episode 12 of the Running Industry Podcast we talk to Jason Henderson, the editor of one of the most long-standing sports magazines in the UK, Athletics Weekly.  Jason began writing for AW in 1995 and became editor in 2001. During that time he has covered five Olympics for the magazine and interviewed everyone from Roger Bannister to Usain Bolt.A club runner with 1:54 PB for 800m in mid-1990s, in recent years Jason has run marathons to keep fit and in 2003 'crawled' around the Hawaii Ironman.He has written for most UK newspapers, plus magazines such as GQ, and is the author of the London 2012 Guide to Athletics Field Events, plus Collision Course: The Olympic Tragedy of Mary Decker and Zola Budd.Athletics Weekly has been the bible of the sport since the 1940s and is still the No.1 choice for the true running and athletics fan, designed to keep us informed about all the best news, comment, event reports and results from Britain and around the world.We chat print vs digital, the sport of athletics in 2021, how the pandemic helped form the magazines’ direction and how a pair of carbon soled shoes are no guarantee of a parkrun PB!Follow Jason viaTw @Jason_AWFollow Athletics Weekly viaIG @athletics.weeklyTw @AthleticsWeeklywww.athleticsweekly.comRunning Industry Podcast www.runningindustrypodcast.com IG @runindustry Tw @runindustry Host: Matt WardProduced by amplifi www.amplifi.mediaIG @amplifimedia Tw @amplifimedia_All episodes of the running industry podcast are produced by and © amplifi.mediaYou can also show your support by donating to the running industry podcastvia Patreon www.patreon.com/runningindustrypodcast
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