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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.  

Dec 8, 2023

This week’s guest on Marathon Talk is truly special; not only is she a Commonwealth Medalist, Olympian, and Team GB Manager, but Martin’s own wonderful wife!


Liz’s formidable marathon and cross country experience is matched only by her philanthropic commitments to the running community, all of which she shares with us on this week’s episode.


Elsewhere, we cover the latest from a Valencia race that saw 12 new national records, and Sydney’s super strides towards becoming the 7th Major…


In this episode of Marathon Talk:

  • 0:00 - We catch up with Martin & Deena’s running escapades through the darker months, 

  • 9:45 - Huge news from Sydney’s drive to become the next Major in 2025, and Valencia’s rip roaring, record-breaking race 

  • 19:20 - Liz Yelling takes over the mic from husband Martin to talk about her Team GB squad mentality, top tips for taking on hills, mud and hay bales, plus how cross country feeds into marathoning


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