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By runners, for runners - Marathon Talk is a weekly podcast dedicated to keeping you on the inside track to successful running. Experienced multi-sport athletes Martin Yelling and Tom Williams discuss interesting and topical issues from the world of marathon running and along with regular guest interviews provide all the inspiration, motivation and knowledge you need to achieve your goals.

By runners, for runners - Marathon Talk is a weekly podcast dedicated to keeping you on the inside track to successful running. Experienced multi-sport athletes Martin Yelling and Tom Williams discuss interesting and topical issues from the world of marathon running and along with regular guest interviews provide all the inspiration, motivation and knowledge you need to achieve your goals.
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Dorset, United Kingdom

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By runners, for runners - Marathon Talk is a weekly podcast dedicated to keeping you on the inside track to successful running. Experienced multi-sport athletes Martin Yelling and Tom Williams discuss interesting and topical issues from the world of marathon running and along with regular guest interviews provide all the inspiration, motivation and knowledge you need to achieve your goals.

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English

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+44 (0) 208 123 2006


Episodes

Episode 466 - Steph Twell (Part One)

12/12/2018
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On this week’s show we speak to two-time Olympian, five-time British 5,000m champion, and Commonwealth, World and European medalist, Steph Twell (now April). Camille Herron runs an incredible new 24hr world record, Yuki's heading back to Boston next year, and there was one of the world's best finish-line falls at the European XC champs at the weekend. Plus, it’s the final week of Santa’s Sack!

Duration:01:50:15

Episode 465 - Dan Plews

12/5/2018
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Jon Albon sets his sights on winning one million dollars, Steph Twell runs 2:30 in Valencia, and the California International Marathon sees 152 people qualify for the US Olympic Trials. Tom speaks to Ironman super-age-grouper and coach Dan Plews, Santa’s Sack rolls into week four with gifts from Running Dads and Flipbelt, and Facebook Friday asks for your favourite sessions.

Duration:02:57:57

Episode 464 - Anji Andrews

11/28/2018
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This week The London Marathon support British endurance. Hawkins is out of Fukuoka, an 85 year old woman knocks out 70miles a week to win age group at NYC, Kenyan runner Bett gets doping ban. Plus, have you ever been stung by a bee on a run? We speak to runner and social media specialist Anji Andrews, you could win the contents of Santa’s Sack, we’ve got new gifts this week, you rate your run, share you kits pics around the world, have a rant and Tony is here with his trials.

Duration:01:41:12

Episode 463 - Gemma Hillier-Moses (Part Two)

11/21/2018
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There’s an incredible amputee performance in New York, Scotland are after athletic independence, Santa’s Sack is back, we bring you part two of our interview with Gemma Hillier-Moses, and Tom’s away so Helen’s standing in. Plus, Facebook Friday asks for your Christmas wish-list.

Duration:01:15:16

Episode 462 - Gemma Hillier-Moses

11/14/2018
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On this week’s show Steph April’s running a marathon in Valencia, Zach Bitter runs a 100-mile FKT, Jo Pavey’s aiming for a 6th Olympic Games, and the Virgin Money London Marathon opens championship entries. We launch the Santa’s Sack competition and bring you the first part of Tom’s interview with the inspirational Gemma Hillier-Moses, Tony’s here with some Trials, you guys flash your Kit Around the World, Rate Your Runs, climb aboard the Launch Pad, and stand atop the Podium.

Duration:01:32:12

Episode 461 - Sarah Dudgeon

11/7/2018
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We bring you all the news from New York, Japanese doctors question the 2020 Olympic Marathon start time, and Ross Edgely swims all the way around the UK, yes, all the way around. Plus, Facebook Friday asks for your running heroes, Martin speaks to Sarah Dudgeon about fancy-dress running and Yuki t-shirts, and Tom loses tattoo challenge ground to Nick.

Duration:03:30:36

Episode 460 - Sinead Diver

10/31/2018
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On this week’s show the Venice Marathon becomes a run-swim-run, there’s a new half marathon world record in Valencia, a new master’s world marathon record in Frankfurt, Yuki and Callum are heading to Fukuoka, Russ Bentley wins Snowdonia, and we look forward to the New York Marathon. Holly Speaks to Sinead Diver following her sensational 2:25 victory at the Melbourne Marathon, I’ve been enjoying a good old shuffle, Tom’s been comeback PBing north of the border, and Tony’s here with some...

Duration:01:50:35

Episode 459 - Martin's Kenya Trip

10/24/2018
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There’s a couple of sensational performances from Toronto, Chris and Eilish win in Portsmouth, Bekele has an odd one in Amsterdam, Andy Baddeley tells us all about The Running Channel, and Martin's back from Kenya with a load of brilliant interviews. Tom’s been proper comeback PBing, and Facebook Friday celebrates your inspirational parents.

Duration:04:59:10

Episode 458 - Tom's Dad Qualifies for Comrades

10/17/2018
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An incredible world age record for the marathon, an amazing run by Sinead Driver, and Mo’s European 10k record falls in South Africa. Tom and his Dad reflect on a brilliant day in Yorkshire, Tony’s here with some Trials, Holly stands in for Martin, and Facebook Friday checks out your all-time favourite running photo! Plus, the launch of a new Marathon Talk hoody from Runr.

Duration:02:42:54

Episode 457 - Dan Vernon

10/10/2018
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Sir Mo runs a new European marathon record and wins the 2018 Chicago Marathon! Martin's joined by Eliud Kipchoge’s team photographer, Dan Vernon to talk about ‘that world record’ in Berlin. Dan was with Eliud in the training build up and on race day. Tony is here with his trials, you rate your runs, wear your kit around the world and stand on the podium.

Duration:01:54:13

Episode 456 - Jamie Gane

10/3/2018
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On this week’s show, phew, thanks WADA, it’s all okay in Kenya. Chris Thompson bags a win in Scotland, it’s tougher to get into Boston (but isn't that the point?), it’s Mo V Galen and friends at the Chicago Marathon this weekend, you share your XC memories, we speak to adaptive amputee athlete Jamie Gane. Tony brings us his trials, you stand on the podium, rate your run and share your kit around the world.

Duration:01:33:43

Episode 455 - Derek Rae

9/26/2018
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We wish Ron Hill a happy 80th, Charlie Purdue’s out of New York, Dewi and Callum are on top form in the Netherlands, and Rosie Pink Williams smashes her first ever cross country! Tom speaks to Scottish Paralympian, Derek Rae, Martin's been focussing on children’s mental health, Facebook Friday finds out what’s driving you on, and Comrades is nearly open for entry.

Duration:01:24:23

Episode 454 - Damian Hall

9/19/2018
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On this week’s show the world goes all Kipchoge over a stunning new marathon world record in Berlin. We reflect on an incredible marathon leap forward. We're joined by statman Jon Mulkeen to look at the race numbers. Damian Hall is on the couch sharing his amazing UTMB 2018 5th place finish story, Tony's here with an Eliud trial. Holly Rush hosts as Tom’s away tapping his tiny feet somewhere. There’s the usual Facebook Friday, Rate Your Runs, Kit Around the World, Launch Pad, and listener...

Duration:01:50:55

Episode 453 - Rowan Preece

9/12/2018
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We remember Diane Leather, Mo wins his fifth consecutive Great North Run, an 18-year-old nearly breaks the world 10k road record, and Jake Wightman takes victory on 5th Avenue. Martin speaks to the inspirational Rowan Preece, Tom’s been slinging his guns round the gym, and Facebook Friday hears all about your triumphs in the face of adversity.

Duration:01:59:08

Episode 452 - UTMB; Holly Rush, Sophie Grant and Tom Evans.

9/5/2018
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The band are back together. Holly Rush brings us her full UTMB race report and speaks to CCC winner Tom Evans and UTMB 12th placer Sophie Grant. Tony DNF’d the Bullock Smithy. Griffiths and Partridge motor in Cardiff, Yuki gets beaten, Copenhagen is loaded and it’s the Great North Run this weekend. Facebook Friday asks for your magic relay teams, plus, you Rate Your Run, there’s some stunning Kit Around the World and our listener Podium.

Duration:02:08:51

Episode 451 - European Para Athletics and the UTMB

8/29/2018
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Holly's in the Alps, Tom’s back from wherever he was, Gwen Jorgensen is taking on Chicago, Yuki’s at it again, we preview this weekend’s UTMB, Tom catches up with Noel Thatcher and talks European Para Athletics Championships, Tony’s here with some Trials, and Facebook Friday asks for your unexpected KOMs.

Duration:01:34:13

Episode 450 - Tony Audenshaw

8/22/2018
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Holly and Tony stand in for Tom and Martin, Noel Thatcher previews the European Para Championships, Wales announce their team for the Commonwealth Half Marathon Championships, Dakota Jones cycles 250 miles to the Pike's Peak Marathon... and wins it, and Megan Kimmel breaks the female record.

Duration:01:53:45

Episode 449 - Dr Josie Perry

8/14/2018
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On this week’s show it was a busy European athletics championships in Berlin, the women’s marathon was bloody, the women’s 1500m predictable, the 5000m surprising, and a 17 year old Norwegian really arrived. We ask you about tech, you share some increasingly worrying Kit Around the World shots, Rate Your Runs, climb aboard the Launch Pad, stand atop the Podium, Tony's asks you a careful 'would you rather' in his trials and we speak to Dr Josie Perry about exercise addiction.

Duration:03:07:51

Episode 448 - Peter Thompson

8/8/2018
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We’re gearing-up for the 2018 European Athletics Championships, Dewi Griffiths’ comeback continues, there’s a tech solution to athletes overheating, and bears stop play in a Canadian trail marathon. Martin speaks to Marco Gazzelloni about the brilliant short film, I Run On, and also to the amazing Peter Thompson following his incredible run along the entire Tour de France route. Plus, Tom’s back from Japan.

Duration:01:59:39

Episode 447 - Brendan Rendall

8/1/2018
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Holly Rush joins Martin in Tom's absence. We salute Peter Thompson for running the Tour and Danny Bent and 1000’s of runners for setting a new relay world record at the iMove London Relay. A 95 year old sets a new 800m track WR, staying with the track 11 men go sub 8 mins over 3000m at Watford, Aly Dixon withdraws from the European marathon champs and a MT listener dressed as a Bishop catches a thief! African coast to coast running Brendan Rendall joins us. You Rate Your Runs, flash your Kit...

Duration:01:44:43