Boost your running this spring with Marathon Talk's 'Jantastic'


One of the hardest things to achieve when aiming for spring running success, be it a target event or any other aim, is consistency. Regular running is a fundamental for hitting you goals.

Jantastic, brought to you by Marathon Talk, is a spring motivational challenge that gives runners a boost and keeps them on track during January, February and March 2013.

January is about setting a target number of weekly runs, February is about adding some distance and March is about targeting a race, parkrun or timed training run.

Jantastic is suitable for runners of all abilities, aspirations and fitness levels and is completely free to sign up.

Amazing adidas prizes can be won by anyone completing Jantastic including a VIP guaranteed entry to the Virgin London Marathon 2014, plus pre-race accommodation and kit, personalized ‘Marathon Talk’ adidas running shoes, adidas high viz running jackets and goody bags.


  1. Sign up as an individual or as part of team
  2. Select their 'rivals'
  3. Monitor their own progress and that of their team / rivals through personal profiles
  4. Message and motivate fellow team members
  5. See how runners in other teams, towns, areas, age groups and with the same goals are getting on.

Watch the Jantastic video and for more details and to sign up go to

Marathon Talk ( is the UK’s number 1 running podcast available for free each week via and iTunes. The magazine style show includes interviews with amazing runners, coaching and training support, event reviews and news and the hilarious Tony’s Trials. Marathon Talk has had 1.4 million downloads since inception in January 2010 and each week approximately 12,000 runners from 140 countries around the world listen to the show.

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