Marathon Talk
Marathon Talk - all about running and hosted by Martin Yelling and Tom Williams.

Laura and Callum light up the athletics world, London announce their elite men’s field, Bekele gears up for a phenomenal 2017, I speak to Professor Andrew Lane for the first of a two part Training Talk, and Tim Cruse-Drew in this week’s interview. We bring you the Listener Podium, you guys rock your kit all around the world, Rate Your Run, and become Marathon Superheroes.

Direct download: MT366.mp3
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You could listen to an episode of Marathon Talk every day for an entire year! It’s show 365 and the first of 2017.  Tony’s wife Ruth thanks you for your help with Tony’s charity quiz, Tony brings us his Trials, we speak to legendary US running coach Jack Daniels, there’s a little doping update, the IAAF marathon review, and arise Sir Mo! You Rate Your Run, celebrate 2016 and look dapper around the world. We announce the winner of the Fitness Rewards Christmas Podium and share news of fantastic trip to the Tanzania Marathon!

Direct download: MT365.mp3
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On this week’s festive special, we reflect on the last 12 Marathon Talk months, and Tom speaks to Olympic race walker Tom Bosworth.

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Tony gets ready for the first ever Marathon Talk Christmas Pub Quiz (which is this Friday, live on Facebook), the Fitness Rewards 12 Days of Christmas Challenge continues, Tom logs another zero and speaks to journalist and author Ed Caesar, we’ve got news from Monday’s DCMS Select Committee session with British Cycling, you guys rock your kit around the world, stand atop the Fitness Rewards Listener Podium, and Training Talk helps us through our festive challenges.

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We speak to the holder of the new 50k treadmill World Record and Marathon Talk ever-present Stuart Leaney, part two of the McLaren Report provides evidence of the scale of doping, GB roar to success at the European XC champs, another sub 2hour marathon project is announced, Tony brings us his biggest Trial yet, Fitness Rewards kick off the 12 Days of Christmas challenge, and you’ve got your kit on!

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Yuki digs deep in Fukuoka, Seb’s athletic reforms are voted through, there’s some indoor marathon insight, I speak to trail runner and adventurer Sarah Thomson, Tom breaks 20-minutes at Bushy parkrun, you guys stand atop the Fitness Rewards Listener Podium, Rate Your Run, and show off your Marathon Talk kit all around the world.

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Tom speaks to triathlon legend, marathoner and founder of Silverfit Eddie Brocklesby. Hajo Seppelt and the ARD report some further ARD findings. The Fancy Bears are back. There’s an awesome Nicky Spinks BGR film released. The British trials for the European XC team were held in Liverpool.  Fitness rewards announce the #7in7 runstreak winner. JZ bags bronze. You stand proud on the Podium and we try and help Devin in Training Talk.

Direct download: MT360.mp3
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Fitness Rewards bring us the Listener Podium and their seven-day run streak has started, I speak to two-time Olympic rowing champion Helen Glover, we bring you news of the world’s deepest half marathon, a US Cross Country gets smashed by a stag, Zane Robertson joins the sub2hour project, you guys rock your kit all around the world, Training Talk reflects on a listener’s first marathon.

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This week we speak to the winner of the Irish marathon championships at the recent Dublin Marathon Laura Graham. Elvis is alive and winning races in Las Vegas. A 96 year old runs NYC marathon, there’s news from WADA and the world of doping, Fitness Rewards challenge you to a 7 day run streak and support our listener podium, you rate your run, send us some fancy pics, and make us laugh probably too much. 

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Mary Keitany three-peats in New York where there's also the youngest ever male winner, Haile becomes president, Mike runs all six World Marathon Majors in the fastest time ever, Meb announces 2017 retirement, and Martin speaks to British elite marathoner Charlotte Purdue.

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