Martin is a lifelong runner and loves the challenge, exploration, physical and mental health benefits of running.
A former English international runner, British National Elite duathlon champion and triathlete he’s won National titles, finished the Hawaii Ironman and completed the Comrades Ultra. Along with his friend Tom Williams, Martin is the co-founder of the Marathon Talk podcast which in its 10 year history had over 10million downloads. Martin has a PhD in physical activity promotion and behaviour change and is an experienced endurance sports coach. He is the official TCS London Marathon Coach and helps thousands of marathon runners achieve their finish every year. He's the author of Running in the Mid-Pack; How to be a healthy, happy and successful runner (Bloomsbury, 2021) and is the CEO and founder of the children’s mental health charity stormbreak.
Martin is married to two-time Olympic marathon runner and Commonwealth medalist Liz Yelling and his sister Hayley is a two-time European Cross Country Champion. He lives on the South Coast of the UK with his wife and three children.