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Podcast 75: love running for a lifetime with Martin Yelling

Posted by James Eacott on

We’re delighted to welcome Martin Yelling onto the 33Fuel podcast. An international runner turned duathlete turned Ironman triathlete, Martin represented Team GB in a range of distances and is now the London Marathon’s go-to coach. He’s also the co-founder of the wildly popular Marathon Talk podcast

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33Fuel podcast: Martin Yelling show snippets – on how to stay engaged as a runner year after year

For me, what time teaches me is that I’m never going to be faster than I was. So, where I used to use time as a key performance indicator…I can no longer use time, because if that’s the measure I’m never going to get any better. If I continue to be driven by time, then I’ll be continually disappointed.

So, what I think I am good at doing – and why I still run after 40 years of being a runner – is I’m able to facilitate great, rich satisfaction from the experience of running. In my 20s, it was to run fast. In my 40s, it’s because I want to be outside, in nature, on the beach, or running socially, or simply destressing from the day.

It’s not about ‘can I run faster’. I’m not motivated by the same things I was 20 years ago.

It’s all about framing running for your own benefit. That’s how I’ve stayed so engaged in running for so many years.

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