Name of Podcast: 마라톤 톡 (Marathon Talk) (Phonetic: Maraton tok)
What topics are covered: Latest marathon news, amature marathoner interviews, international and national marathons.
Why is it good to listen? This is the only Korean podcast talking about marathons. This sport is getting more popular with the people who are in their 40s to 60s in Korea. Those people consider running as a key way of maintaining their health in their age. There are amazing stories in this podcast such as a man who is in his 60s breaks records, which may inspire other marathoners and young people.
This Korean podcast can be found on iTunes here.
How often are the podcasts updated? This podcast has already ended. In total 52 episodes are available.
Length of the podcasts: Each episode is about one hour long.
Description: There are many fans of marathons in Korea. However, there is no TV channel or program that deals with just marathons. This podcast is the first one specialized in this sport, and it interviews runners who are based everywhere in Korea.
During the interviews with the winners of events, the listeners may notice that those marathoners are ordinary people like us. They are very enthusiastic and hard-working as well as taking care of their health conditions.
The host has a Pusan accent, and the audio quality is not very clear. It may be slightly more challenging for Korean learners who have to pay attention to catch what the host and the interviewee are saying.
Summary: Learn about marathons and running marathons in Korean.