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

Martin speaks to running data geek Barry Smyth, Tom’s back from his sick-bed, there’s news of a documentary about a Nicky Spinks double Bob Graham documentary, loads of BQs in Hawaii, and a Training Talk that challenges your goals, strategies and motivations. You guys rock your kit all around the world, Rate Your Run, define what it means to be a marathon runner, and stand atop the podium.

Direct download: MT355.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:46pm UTC

Tom’s poorly and so I’m joined by my other half, Liz. Ed Whitlock breaks another WR in Toronto, a 4 year old records a 2hr 31 marathon, Andy Vernon shows marathon potential, we’re joined by world record holding half marathon super hero Mike Kallenburg aka, Robin. Professor Barry Smyth reveals the truth about women being better marathon pacers than men. Liz and I talk 5 things to do if you just found out you’re in London. Tony is back running and brings his Trials, you’ve on top of the Listener Podium and resplendent in your Xempo MT kit around the world.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:04am UTC

There’s some great racing (and super fast joggling) in Chicago, Marders takes out the Yorkshire marathon, Gwen Jorgensen smashes a rather rapid 10 miles, Paul Chelimo wants to release a running rap, we announce the winners of last week’s competition to win Xempo Marathon Talk t-shirts, you guys rock your kit around the world and Tom speaks to Talk Ultra presenter and Marathon Talk audio editor Ian Corless.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:44am UTC

Ultra runner Rob Young faked his Trans America run, Callum Hawkins is super rapid over a half marathon, there’s a new WR in Cardiff, Steve Jones wants to end TUES, Alex Green tells us about the South West Coast Path Challenge 630, Karl Meltzer talks about his Appalachian Trail record, there’s a stacked Listener Podium, you Rate Your Run, and show off you Marathon Talk Kit Around the World.

Direct download: MT352.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:10pm UTC

Martin speaks to Sprintathon organiser Mark Evans and coastal runner Elise Downing, the Berlin Marathon showcases everything great about elite marathoning, Yuki & Marders cut some phenomenal dancefloor shapes, the Fancy Bear saga sticks the spotlight on Brad and Dave, Ed looks to break the world marathon record by 35 minutes (at least), Steve Peters borrows a pair of my shorts, there’s a stacked Listener Podium, you Rate Your Run, flash you Marathon Talk Kit Around the World, and bag a couple of Xempo beauties.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:02am UTC

The paralympics comes to a close, Fancy Bears share some big name TUE's including Farah and Wiggins. The New York City marathon announce start-lists. Do heavy shoes slow you down? We speak to Team GB middle distance specialist Andy Baddeley. You rock your kit all around the world, stand atop the Podium and we look at a single Rate Your Run. Oh, and I’ve run off with Tom’s wife Helen.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:44pm UTC

The paralympics rolls on, Mo takes out the Great North Run, Berlin announce a super-speedy start-list, there’s some breaking doping news, Tony brings us a Great North Trials, you rock your kit all around the world, stand atop the podium and Rate Your red hot Run and we interview Joe Grant about an amazing journey.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:39pm UTC

Tony’s back and brings us a super trials from the Bullock Smithy. Tom speaks to obsessive marathon runner Jason Cherriman, the Paralympic Games kicks off in Rio, but is there too much medal pressure? There’s a 30-mile marathon in Moray. Amy Hughes is trying to break a treadmill world record. You Rate Your Run, stand on the Podium and share your pictures all around the world.

Direct download: MT348.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:30pm UTC

Martin speaks to the Hawkins brothers about their men’s marathon exploits in Rio, the Paralympics are almost here, Laura Muir runs the fastest ever 1,500m by a Brit, Greg has a garden gala and Chicago announce a stacked elite field. You guys rock your Marathon Talk kit all around the world, jump on the Podium, line up for the Launch Pad, Rate Your Run and take us to your happy running place.

Direct download: MT347.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:00am UTC

The Rio Olympic Games in Rio comes to a close. The Mo show goes bonkers in Rio as he does the double double. The Brownlee’s dominate. Kipchoge wins the Olympic men’s marathon but Meb is the class act! Kiwi (and former Brit) Nikki Hamblin gets special IOC medal. Tony is back with a Trial and we speak to Mario Fraioli. You Rate Your Run, stand on the Podium and look amazing in kit around the world.

Direct download: MT346.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:23pm UTC