179. Doping in Marathons
Marathon Running Podcast October 23, 2023x
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179. Doping in Marathons

In our latest episode of the Marathon Running Podcast, we delve deep into the intricate and pressing issue of doping within the realm of marathons, with the invaluable assistance of our distinguished guest, Dr. Laura Lewis, the Director of Science at the USADA (United States Anti-Doping Agency).

In this enlightening episode, we begin by providing a clear and comprehensive definition of doping, ensuring that our listeners have a solid grasp of this complex topic. We then proceed to explore the various forms of doping that have emerged within the marathon running world, shedding light on the various strategies used by athletes to gain an unfair advantage in these prestigious races.

Our discussion delves into the methods and motivations behind doping in marathons, unveiling the intricate web of factors that contribute to this unethical practice. We also examine the actions taken by governing bodies, organizations, and anti-doping agencies in their relentless pursuit to combat doping and maintain the integrity of the sport.

Throughout the episode, we provide links to valuable resources, such as the retention of urine samples for up to 10 years and references to essential documents like the Global List of Ineligible Persons and the World Anti-Doping Code International Standard Prohibited List for 2024.

This episode promises to be a compelling and thought-provoking conversation on a crucial issue that has a profound impact on the world of marathon running. If you're passionate about the integrity of the sport and invested in the ongoing battle against doping, don't miss this episode. Tune in for an enlightening and informative discussion that will empower you to better understand and contribute to the fight against doping in marathons.

Global list of inegliigbel persons https://www.athleticsintegrity.org/downloads/pdfs/disciplinary-process/en/Global-List-SEP23.pdf





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