Top running coach and writer to present guest talk

A leading running coach and writer is to visit the University of Wolverhampton to present a guest lecture on performance.

Dr Martin Yelling is the current coaching advisor to Men’s Running magazine and has coached runners and triathletes including celebrity marathon runner Eddie Izzard.

He will present a guest talk titled Performance, Podcasts, Profession at the University’s Walsall Campus on Monday, 23 July 2018 from 7pm-9pm.

Professor of Sports Psychology Andy Lane said: “We are really looking forward to welcoming Dr Martin Yelling to the University to share his insights on improving performance.

“Martin is most proud of helping people achieve more than they'd previously thought possible at every level, so this will be an interesting talk for runners from novices to experienced campaigners and professionals, as well as those involved in the coaching industry.”

Martin is a regular writer and coach for in health, fitness and running media. He is the current coaching advisor to Men's Running magazine and has written for many different titles including The Guardian, Evening Standard, Metro, Running Fitness, Triathlon Plus, Outdoor Fitness, Trail Magazine and London Marathon News.

He can regularly be seen presenting and speaking at running and endurance events including on the main stage at the Virgin Money London Marathon expo. He has coached runners and triathletes at all levels from total novices to experienced campaigners, full time professional athletes and celebrity runners including Eddie Izzard.

Martin is the founder of the UK's number 1 running podcast Marathon Talk as well as co-founder of the Bournemouth Marathon Festival.

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Date Issued: Tuesday, 17 July 2018

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