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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.

Marathon Talk Martin Yelling and Holly Rush

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    • 4.7 • 152 Ratings

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 593 - Rachel Horne

    Episode 593 - Rachel Horne

    The autumn marathon season is truly back in full swing, and it’s packed! We look back at marathons in London, Chicago, Boston, and Manchester. What a week! Holly shares her own London story and plans for her forthcoming record attempt, and Martin speaks to Chris Evans Breakfast Show newsreader, Rachel Horne, about her London Marathon debut.

    • 1 hr 24 min
    Episode 592 - Sam Harrison

    Episode 592 - Sam Harrison

    The road season is officially upon us, with the first of the World Marathon Majors from Berlin and the upcoming London Marathon this weekend. Scott and McColgan are magnificent in Manchester, there's a DQ at the Bristol Half, marathon great Mary Keitany retires, this week's Training Talk is all about the taper, and Holly catches up with London Marathon debutant Samantha Harrison.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Episode 591 - Tom Williams

    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.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Episode 590 - Josh Griffiths

    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.

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Episode 589 - Steph Davis

    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.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Episode 588 - Jerry Lockspeiser, Running Stories

    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.

    • 1 hr 45 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
152 Ratings

152 Ratings

Steve Wallen ,

Addicted to the Britishness of this podcast!

Love Martin and Tom (and Holly and Tony). I’ve learned so much and laughed so much and now speak with a British accent even though I’m from Indiana. Keep up the brilliant interviews, lads!

Bob1111137469 ,

My Sunday run Podcast!

I really enjoy listening to the banter between Martin and Tom, but Holly and Tony are great, too! Really look forward to their perspective on all that is running, and how they bring in their own experiences.

VirginiaRunHerGirl ,

Brilliant Running podcast!

Huge Fan!!! Hilarious, informative and inspiring! Perfect companion for the weekly Long Runs! Combo of Masterpiece Theater-Monty python-for Marathoners!!! Ten out of Ten!!!

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