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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.  

May 19, 2023

The Running Charity’s purpose is positive and powerful, and in nobody is it more prevalent than the wonderful Victor Macauley.

Victor, their Partnership Lead, joins us on Marathon Talk this week alongside CEO Alex Eagle for a dive into their life-changing work for homeless, disadvantaged and marginalised young people.

Elsewhere in the episode, we’re tackling the Leeds Marathon, a new 100km World Record, and a disastrously drenched camping trip…

In this episode of Marathon Talk:

  • 0:00 - Kicking off with an update on Martin & Deena’s training, and a disastrously drenched camping trip

  • 9:45 - Rounding up some heartwarming news from the Leeds Marathon, Aleksandr Sorokin’s new 100km World Record, and the art of the ultra run

  • 19:15 - The Running Charity’s Victor Macauley and Alex Eagle on their first London Marathon, inspiring the next generation, and running’s impact for marginalised communities

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