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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 24, 2023

Simone Carniglia is a remarkable runner whose records in the Abbott World Marathon Majors make him the world’s fastest 6 Star Finisher with type 1 diabetes.


The Italian marathoner is our fantastic guest on this week’s podcast, in which we also share how to rest up and hit your new year’s training right, and cover this year’s most scintillating 6 Star Stats…


In this episode of Marathon Talk:

  • 0:00 - We kick things off with the results of Martin’s recent race at Corfe Castle, and indulge in the muddy joys of cross country

  • 9:50 - Rounding up the fascinating 6 Star Stats from the year, share our concerns & support for Tom Evans, and discover a unique marriage proposal method

  • 20:35 - The return of Training Talk, as we cover how best to recover in the off-season, and the smartest way to pick your training back up in the new year

  • 26:35 - A fascinating conversation with Simone Carniglia about his record-setting runs, how he manages his runs with Type 1 Diabetes, and what lies ahead for him


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