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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 22, 2023

As we run towards welcoming in the New Year, join us in this special podcast episode where hosts Martin & Deena reflect upon the Top 10 most exciting Marathon Moments of 2023. 

Count down a remarkable list featuring multiple world records, major championship performances and standout wins. 

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Dec 8, 2023

This week’s guest on Marathon Talk is truly special; not only is she a Commonwealth Medalist, Olympian, and Team GB Manager, but Martin’s own wonderful wife!


Liz’s formidable marathon and cross country experience is matched only by her philanthropic commitments to the running community, all of which she shares...

Nov 24, 2023

Simone Carniglia is a remarkable runner whose records in the Abbott World Marathon Majors make him the world’s fastest 6 Star Finisher with type 1 diabetes.


The Italian marathoner is our fantastic guest on this week’s podcast, in which we also share how to rest up and hit your new year’s training right, and...

Nov 10, 2023

After a thrilling season we’ve crowned our Abbott World Marathon Majors Series champions, and in elite women’s wheelchair racing, Catherine Debrunner reigns supreme.


Her series culminated in a stunning three wins on the bounce in arguably the best year of her career to date, and we’re fortunate to have her join...

Oct 27, 2023

Imagine your first marathon almost breaking a national record - that’s how you break onto the scene and make a statement.

Barring Paula Radcliffe’s time in London, Calli Thackery’s 2:22:11 is the UK’s best, and as she sets her sights on the Paris Olympic Games, she joins us to share the run that’s been 15...