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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.  

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 pleasure to speak with Susannah Scaroni after her first Chicago Women’s Wheelchair Race win!

Join Martin & Deena on Marathon Talk for all this, and much more on the busy past and exciting future of the sport.

In this episode of Marathon Talk:

  • 0:00 - Wrapping up the busiest triple weekend of remarkable racing with last week’s Chicago Marathon
  • 19:00 - Alex Williams shares the heartwarming stories from recent races that exemplify the best of our running community
  • 31:00 - Deena interviews Chicago winner Susannah Scaroni on her optimism, motivations, and how the wheelchair sport could continue evolving
  • 1:14:00 - Spotlight on a 6 Star Finisher, and peering into the crystal ball for November’s NYC Marathon

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