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Marathon Talk

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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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Location:

Dorset, United Kingdom

Genres:

Outdoors

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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

Contact:

+44 (0) 208 123 2006


Episodes

Episode 223 - The Virgin Money London Marathon

4/16/2014
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We review the London Marathon and preview Boston. Steve Way, Amy Whitehead, Run Fast, Geoffrey Mutai, Emmanuel Mutai and Wilson Kipsang all pop into the studio. British Athletics announce their team for the European Marathon Championships... but where are the women? Tony's here with his Trials, there's Rate Your Run, Winner of the Week and one of the fastest podiums of all time!

Duration: 00:20:04


Episode 221 - Barry Murray (Part Two)

4/2/2014
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There is some super speedy 5K's, Jantastic is done... nearly, Adam Eason talks pre-race nerves, Barry Murray is back for part two of his interview, we've got the World half marathon championships, a quick catch-up with Alyson Dixon, Boy on the Run is here and a lighting octogenarian!

Duration: 00:17:47


Episode 220 - Barry Murray (Part One)

3/26/2014
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We speak to BBC sports reporter, George Riley about his 100-mile racing challenge and we have the first of a fascinating two-part nutrition interview with Barry Murray. Jantastic is in the final week. Win a free ticket for Marathon Mania in Manchester, we talk about the rise of the Kenyans and the forthcoming world half marathon championships. Training Talk is a few do's and don'ts for race week, you Rate Your Run and who is on the podium?

Duration: 00:52:17


Episode 219 - Chris Thompson

3/19/2014
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We speak to the super speedy Chris Thompson, Mo zips up his man suit in New York, there's Jantastic PB's left, right and centre, two stacked Listener Podiums, Training Talk is all about the taper and we have the usual Rate Your Run and Facebook fun.

Duration: 00:15:14


Episode 218 - Anna Watkins

3/12/2014
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We speak to Anna Watkins, she won the women's double skulls with Kath Grainger at London 2012 and is running this year's Virgin Money London Marathon. Jantastic goes past 300,000 runs. Training Talk looks at to do's and takeaways from a final long run. You Rate Your Run, Tony brings us a Trial and you Rant.

Duration: 00:15:09


Episode 217 - Bill Adcocks (Part Two)

3/5/2014
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There's news of Bath, Silverstone and Reading half marathons, Ryan Hall is running Boston, the first non African born runner to go sub 27-mins for 10,000m Chris Solinsky is running a marathon too. We've got the second part of our interview with Bill Adcocks. Tony pops in with his Trials and Talk Training takes you to the max!

Duration: 00:22:48


Episode 216 - Bill Adcocks (Part One)

2/26/2014
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We speak to legend of British marathon running, Bill Adcocks (he ran 2:10 in 1968), Jantastic is almost 2/3rds complete. The first WMM of the year was in Tokyo last weekend, Rupp gets beaten in the US Indoor Champs, there's a new record at the English National Cross Country Champs, and women know your place. The podium is loaded (and brisk), Boy on the Run is back and there's a listener chosen Winner of the Week.

Duration: 00:17:17


Episode 215 - Joyce Smith (Part Two)

2/19/2014
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There is a new women's half marathon World record, eight men dip under the hour over the same distance, Haile's going to pace the boys at London, we have the second half of our interview with Joyce Smith, the Commonwealth Games announce their marathon course, Tony has a Trial and Talk Training is all about the treadmill.

Duration: 00:21:03


Episode 214 - Joyce Smith (Part One)

2/12/2014
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We're back from the very first Marathon Talk run weekend in the New Forest. We speak to two time Olympian, former British record holder and first female winner of the London Marathon, Joyce Smith. There's world running news, rate your run, the listener podium, Boy on the Run is here, Jantastic distance targets have started and we catch up with British marathon runner and Commonwealth Games hopeful, Alyson Dixon in Kenya.

Duration: 00:17:12


Episode 213 - Leanne Davies

2/5/2014
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Jantastic goes long. Mo and Paula hang out in Iten. A Brit runs all the way across Canada. There's some controversial comments around Galen Rupp. Is swimming the answer? Training talk takes you through the bad times. Tony is here with his trials and Martin speaks to Leanne Davies from Run Mummy Run.

Duration: 00:59:00


Episode 212 - Ben Livesey

1/29/2014
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Jantastic runners have run 130,000 times already! There's a young winner of the Dubai Marathon and 2nd time winner of Osaka. Tokyo release their elite fields and we find out which elite women will be in London. American Galen Rupp continues his streak of impressive form. We spreak to British marathon debutant and prospect Ben Livesey. Training Talk looks at picking a marathon warm up race, you Rate your Run and where are the women on the podium?

Duration: 00:20:21


Episode 211 - Sir Christopher Chataway

1/22/2014
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Tom is back from South Africa. We remember a legend of British running. Galen Rupp goes fast. Meb takes his 22nd title. The TNFUTMB fills up. Training Talk is about January marathon reflections. Jantastic is bombing! Tony shares his Trials and also news of a special event in Manchester. You Rate your Run, the podium rocks and we celebrate the global running community.

Duration: 00:36:46


Episode 210 - Martin Green

1/15/2014
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Stellar fields are announced on both sides of the Pond, Gemma Steel takes a cross country win in Edinburgh, Chris Thompson takes a pop at British Athletics, Boy on the Run is back and Training Talk looks at Alberto Salazaar’s 'Ten Golden Rules'. The podium is quiet but Jantastic is bonkers and we speak to 2013 Jantastic Champion Martin Green.

Duration: 00:18:03


Episode 209 - Alexandra Heminsley

1/8/2014
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We speak to author of Running Like a Girl, Alexandra Heminsley. Bekele isn't doing London, over eighteen thousand people are doing Jantastic, Toni Reavis feels the chill and Training Talk turns up the heat. Tony is in the house, we have got Rate Your Run, the Listener Podium, Launch Pad and your Something of the Week.

Duration: 00:16:52


Episode 208 - Jim Murray

1/1/2014
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Happy New Year! We look back at what we did over Christmas. Jantastic has had over 10,000 people sign up and kicks off in 4-days on Monday 6th Jan. We look at the top female performances from the London Marathon. Dave Bedford gets and OBE, we interview new member of the 100-marathon club and Marathon Talk 'ever present' Jim Murray. Training Talk is about resolutions, Boy on the Run is back and the launchpad is quiet.

Duration: 00:14:59


Episode 207 - Pete Pfitzinger

12/24/2013
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Merry Christmas! A Christmas Day special with an extended interview with Pete Pfitzinger.

Duration: 00:21:31


Episode 206 - Rebecca Tomlinson

12/18/2013
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We talk about different types of runner, Yuki sets yet another record, it is less than 20-days until Jantastic kicks off, the Marathon Talk Spring 2014 weekend is almost full. We speak to Rebecca Tomlinson about her running, there's the podium, Rate your Run, Tony's Trials and Training Talk is all about the 12-days of running Christmas.

Duration: 00:14:44


Episode 205 - Mark Steinle

12/11/2013
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We speak to the last British man to break 2:10 for the marathon, Mark Steinle, KB get's into his marathon training, we have news of gold in the European XC Championships, there's Boy on the Run, Training Talk is all about your race-day checklist and Jantastic gathers pace.

Duration: 02:12:35


Episode 204 - Haile Gebreselassie

12/4/2013
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Jantastic 2014 is open for sign up. We bag a last minute interview with the Ethiopian Emperor of endurance, Haile Gebrselassie. We look back at last weeks Fukuoka Marathon and Facebook Friday was lively. You rate your run, there is a serious podium, Tony is back with his trials and we’re showing some Aussie love in our video of the week.

Duration: 00:13:50


Episode 203 - Boy on the Run

11/27/2013
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Jantastic is nearly here, the Japenese running phenomenon roles on, Mike Wardian attempts to win two marathons in one day, Training Talk gives us top non-running tips, Tom spekas to the Boy on the Run and there's an amazing Video of the Week.

Duration: 00:14:40

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