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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.  

Sep 29, 2023

World records are toppling in the marathon world - stand up and take a bow Tigist Assefa and Keith Turner.


The new women’s record fell in a truly stunning Berlin Marathon last week, and Keith Turner’s half marathon time sets a benchmark for a visually impaired, untethered athlete.


Join us as we share a conversation with Keith and his guide, Jim Roberts, in this week’s Marathon Talk, cover off the biggest stories from Berlin, and look ahead to Chicago next week…


In this episode of Marathon Talk:

  • 0:00 - Catching up on Martin and Deena’s escapades, recent runs, and how they stack up to the recent record-breaking runs

  • 5:00 - One of the most breathtaking weeks in marathon running with Berlin’s record-setting race, and how it sets up a super showdown in Chicago

  • 32:30 - The amazing duo of Keith Turner and Jim Roberts give us the inside track on how they set the new half marathon WR for a blind, untethered runner


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