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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.  

Sep 29, 2023

World records are toppling in the marathon world - stand up and take a bow Tigist Assefa and Keith Turner.


The new women’s record fell in a truly stunning Berlin Marathon last week, and Keith Turner’s half marathon time sets a benchmark for a visually impaired, untethered athlete.


Join us as we share a...

Sep 15, 2023

The Wanda Age Group World Championships have never been hosted on a non-majors course before… Enter: The Sydney Marathon.


As the budding race hopes to become the 7th Major, we hear from the marvellous Wayne Larden on what it’s like to be Race Director of a course with such potential.


Elsewhere, we touch on...

Aug 25, 2023

The 6 Star Journey is for all of us, and nobody shouts that louder than an amazing woman who recently earned the 6 Star Finisher’s medal for herself - Alexandria Williams.


She joins us in an inspirational episode of Marathon Talk, which sees the return of Martin in the co-hosting seat, a wild World Record set in...

Aug 11, 2023

Long-time Marathon Talk listeners will be treated to a familiar voice this week, in the majestic return of former Co-Host: the wonderful Tom Williams!

Tom joins Deena to guest host an episode packed with news of Chicago’s lineup announcements, the US Olympic Trials in Orlando, and some grand race plans of his own.


Jul 28, 2023

Dawna Stone needs no introduction, as her achievements and commitment in the running community speak for themselves.

An Apprentice winner, Co-Founder of The Women’s Half Marathon series, Founder of Women’s Running Magazine, and of course CEO at Abbott World Marathon Majors, it’s a delight to host Dawna on this...