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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.  

Apr 19, 2024

When you overcome the voice in your head telling you to tap out, that’s where a true champion is made.

Such wise words come from a man whose past does not define his future - double amputee Cedric King is achieving the double this weekend with some huge Boston and London finishes.

His story is pure distilled...

Mar 1, 2024

The 2024 Abbott World Marathon Majors season has arrived! It all starts this Sunday in Tokyo with Eliud Kipchoge AND Sifan Hassan both on the start line.


This episode we dive into the elite races, talk pre-race prep and preview a crop of Six Star hopefuls looking to get their hands on that medal. 


One of whom is...

Feb 23, 2024

In 2013, Kelvin Kiptum participated in his first half marathon. 10 years and three game-changing marathons later, his was a World Record to be reckoned with.


A light that shone so incredibly brightly and all too briefly, Kiptum and his coach, Gervais Hakizimana, sadly died on Sunday 11th of February in Kenya.


Feb 9, 2024

Preparations for Paris 2024 are firmly in the final stages, and we finally have all the action from the US Olympic Trials from Deena Kastor herself!

It’s a jam-packed episode of Marathon Talk this week, where we tackle debutant winners, a heart-wrenching story from this week’s guest & London Marathon hopeful Dan...

Jan 26, 2024

Olympic years bring the toughest tests for every nation’s athletes, and the coaches who feed such elite talent - coaches like the indomitable Ed Eyestone.


He coaches the only two athletes going into the US Olympic Marathon Trials who’ve hit the Olympic standard of 2:08:10, and this week we discover out the...