By runners, for runners - Marathon Talk is a fortnightly podcast dedicated to keeping you on the inside track to successful running. Experienced multi-sport athletes Martin Yelling and Holly Rush 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.
Episode 591 - Tom Williams
Brighton puts on a marathon-and-a-bit, Vienna's let down by some slightly-too-big shoes, there's a new 5k road record, Scott and McColgan impress at the GNR, and we talk to parkrun COO, Tom Williams, about the return of parkrun around the world.
Episode 590 - Josh Griffiths
There's a new women's half marathon world record, the unbreakable 24 hour record is broken, there's incredible results at the UTMB ultra festival as well as a sad tragedy, and London Marathon implements some new changes. Holly catches up with Welsh marathoner Josh Griffiths to talk about his career and future plans, and this week's Training Talk is all about perfecting your race craft after a lay off.
Episode 589 - Steph Davis
Throughout August, the show is sponsored by Iffley Road, an independent British brand that champions the joy of running. This week, we look back at the endurance performances at the Olympics, the London Marathon reveal their elite field for 2021 and their new date for 2022. Holly catches up with Olympic marathoner Steph Davis, and this week's Training Talk is all about where you should be with just seven weeks to go until the London Marathon.
Episode 588 - Jerry Lockspeiser, Running Stories
Thank you to the classic British running clothing company, Iffley Road, for supporting this week’s show. Their founder, Bill Byrne, joins us to talk about his love of running and the heritage of the brand.
The Olympic Games are here, and we look back at some of the dramas, tears, performances, and stories from events that have excited, inspired, and intrigued.
And Martin speaks to Jerry Lockspeiser, author of Running Stories, a book supporting the brilliant Running Charity, and filled with stories of people struggling with self-doubt who put one foot forward and never look back.
Episode 587 - Sian Longthorpe
We talk all about the upcoming Tokyo Olympics Games, Andy Butchart receives a suspended ban after comments over faked covid tests, and Sir Mo Farah has broken his foot. Holly speaks to Sian Longthorpe about her gender reassignment, and how running has been her saviour. And this week's Training Talk is all about running in the heat.
Episode 586 - Matt Rogan
Martin speaks to Matt Rogan, author of How Sport Can Reboot our Future. After the British trials 65 athletes are selected for Tokyo, Eilish McColgan breaks Paula Radcliffe's 5,000m British record, Beth Pascall wins the Western States 100 in tough conditions, and there's a new Wainwrights record. Plus, Training Talk is all about racing within marathon training.
Well what can I say
Brilliant great info tips and interviews I have only done 2 half marathons.
Presently carrying an injury but goal for 2019 is GC19 Full Marathon 😁
the way you present your podcasts keep me hooked waiting for more.
Interviews are great
Keep it up boys & girls
Middle aged complainers
Used to find this quite informative and insightful.
Now it's just descended into three middle-aged podcasters who whine about how new shoes are ruining the sport of running every week.
MT is awesome
Informative, topical and entertaining.