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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.  

Jul 14, 2023

It takes a special talent to stay atop your field for over 15 years, but since Beijing in 2008, Madison de Rozario has continued to excel.

The multiple gold medal winner & London Marathon champion is our special guest on Marathon Talk this week, bringing an uplifting demeanour matched by a determination to grow and excel.

Elsewhere in the show, Martin & Deena share tales of 200 races in 200 days with 2 dogs, how you can still bag a spot in next year’s London Marathon, training tips for races next spring, and so much more!

In this episode of Marathon Talk:

  • Martin & Deena catch up on celebratory camping, Deena’s teammate’s Budapest marathon, and the power of training with & against the wind

  • 7:15 - The fortnight’s biggest stories, from thrilling UK & US Track & Field finishes to the Tour de France’s rapid runners, two marathon-running dogs, and much more

  • 27:20 - Madison de Rozario talks us through her dominant paralympics performances, cherishing the London Marathon, her special Barbie doll, and pushing the boundaries of wheelchair racing

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