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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.  

Jun 14, 2024

The AbbottWMM MTT Age Group World Championships are nearly upon us - are you ready for the blazing fast field lining up in Sydney?

This week’s Marathon Talk is your chance to put that to the test, as Danny Coyle returns to the podcast as quizmaster, bringing us the stellar stats for those toeing the line in September.

Elsewhere in the running world, we bring you the latest from a record-setting NCAA Championships, the rapid racing we saw in Rome last week, and why Boston’s ‘Spike’ is getting a makeover…

In this episode of Marathon Talk:

  • 0:00 - Martin & Deena kick off with each others’ chaotic camping stories, and the latest on Martin’s road to recovery

  • 10:35 - We round up this week’s news, from a historical NCAA win for Louis Hinchcliffe, the scintillating performances from the European Championships, and Boston’s mascot makeover

  • 21:30 - The stats team at Abbott World Marathon Majors has pulled some remarkable facts to prepare you for this year’s Age Group World Championships lineup, and Danny Coyle joins us for a play-along pub quiz spotlighting some of the most incredible performers to toe the line in Sydney

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