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

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.

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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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Tom is joined by writer Michael Crawley to talk about the 2hour marathon project and it’s purpose, Jeptoo’s ban is upheld, athletes seemingly get lost in Rio (when being looked for by doping control that is), Frankfurt is rapid, Mum of 4 shines in Dublin, there is a cheating winner in Nairobi, Xempo have some new leisure tee’s, you show off your kit all around the world, Rate Your Run, reflect on your running and stand proud on the podium.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:31am UTC

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.

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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.

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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