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Marathon Talk

Presented by Martin Yelling and Tom Williams and latterly Holly Rush. Marathon Talk was the UK’s number one running podcast. Released for free every week for over 10 years. The show had over 5 million downloads with listeners across the world. The show is available on iTunes and Spotify. Marathon Talk established a trusted, credible and respected voice within the running community and was shortlisted as one of the Mixcloud 2016 industry Online Radio Awards.  Show retired January 2022 with Episode 600.  

Dec 2, 2022

Gina Little is a true inspiration, and a lesson in longevity, having achieved her 6 Star Finisher’s medal at 77 years young! She carries with her the true spirit of the sport, and stories of such a strong running community.

We hear from Gina having completed her 602nd marathon, plus a roundup of stories including the...

Nov 18, 2022

The TCS New York City Marathon is not an easy run at the best of times, but this year’s race gave us some outstanding performances amid the gruelling, humid conditions.

One man who’ll attest to the difficulty is this week’s podcast guest, the fantastic Ben Wickham - Director of Creative Output at Sky Sports! We...

Nov 4, 2022

In any sport it’s ideal to learn from the very best, and as a two-time Marathon World Champion and three-time Abbott World Marathon Majors series winner, it’s hard to find better than Edna Kiplagat.

Labelled the ‘Queen of Persistence’ by Outside Magazine, the strength of her mindset is equalled by her consistent...

Oct 21, 2022

We’ve seen the back of a triple header that’s one of the busiest marathon seasons for a mighty long time, and there’s plenty of superlative performances to pick out.

Ruth Chepng’etich ran the 2nd fastest time in women’s marathon history and Marcel Hug’s emphatic racing continues, but it’s the ultimate...

Oct 7, 2022

Berlin brought us a monumental new World Record from Kipchoge, and London saw some absolute standout performances, and if you missed any of it then Martin & Deena have you covered this week!


We’re also lucky enough to speak to the Race Director of last week’s London Marathon about the biggest moments, huge changes...