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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.  

Nov 4, 2022

In any sport it’s ideal to learn from the very best, and as a two-time Marathon World Champion and three-time Abbott World Marathon Majors series winner, it’s hard to find better than Edna Kiplagat.

Labelled the ‘Queen of Persistence’ by Outside Magazine, the strength of her mindset is equalled by her consistent success throughout the years.

On Marathon Talk this week, we hear what drives Edna’s stunning performances, round up the recent Valencia Half Marathon and upcoming NYC Marathon, and share AWMM’s exciting initiative to support 2,000 runners on their 6 Star journey!

In this episode of Marathon Talk:

  • 0:00 - Rounding up news from Toronto, Frankfurt, and the blisteringly fast Valencia Half Marathon
  • 23:00 - The incredible Edna Kiplagat on the preparation, motivation, consistency and persistence behind her continued success
  • 50:00 - 6 questions with featured 6 Star Finisher Martin Cauldwell
  • 51:10 - Closing out with a look forward to New York, and training plans to suit the winter season