FT journalists Laura Noonan and Patrick McGee at the start line of 2018 London Marathon in east London on April 22. © Tolga Akmen/FT

FT journalists Laura Noonan and Patrick McGee will be reporting fortnightly over the next 12 months as they compete to become fitter and faster — and to finish the London marathon in 2019 with improved times.

Patrick McGee embarks on the 2018 London marathon © Tolga Akmen/FT

The Fit Hacks first introduced themselves and their initial goals here. We caught up with them just after they both successfully completed the London marathon.

On this podcast we hear more about the marathon, the goals and limits of the Fit Hacks project — and why Laura has an aversion to hostile wildlife interrupting her runs.

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