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Comedians Paul Tonkinson and Rob Deering talk about life and comedy - but mainly running. Whilst running.

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Comedians Paul Tonkinson and Rob Deering talk about life and comedy - but mainly running. Whilst running.

    Showbiz, Slumps and Sunday Lunch

    Showbiz, Slumps and Sunday Lunch

    Another long one, as Paul and Rob head into the storm-beleaguered woods and try to get their pre-marathon mileage up. Featuring book-related showbiz for Paul, a training-and-10k-related comedown for Rob, the first signs of Spring, further talk of Vaporflys, sadness about dogs and Dads, the curative community power of a marathon, Big Breakfast presenters and Sunday lunch guidelines.


    Paul’s book is OUT NOW! You can get it here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/26-2-Miles-Happiness-Comedians-Marathon/dp/1472966260  For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 1 hr 38 min
    Two Months to Manchester, Two Days til the Book's Out

    Two Months to Manchester, Two Days til the Book's Out

    A good long one for anyone who, like Rob and Paul, is getting deep into marathon training - the boys trot from Newington Green to Primrose Hill and back via Camden and the canal. Featuring adventures in New York and on Teesside, the superpowers of Diane Van Deren, how to pace a fast 10k, and how NOT to sell your book on the radio. Plus: will Paul find his keys?


    Paul’s book is OUT NOW! You can get it here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/26-2-Miles-Happiness-Comedians-Marathon/dp/1472966260  For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 1 hr 47 min
    The National Running Show and Other Adventures

    The National Running Show and Other Adventures

    Paul is back, Rob's back on the trail, and both are back from the National Running Show in this new episode, featuring the zen mode of the Ultra Runner, falling off the wagon, staying on the wagon and the non-existence of the wagon, running in sunshine and rain, now and in the past, in old directions and new. Also, Paul's ridiculous hat.


    Paul’s book is out any day now! You can pre-order it here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/26-2-Miles-Happiness-Comedians-Marathon/dp/1472966260  For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 49 min
    Ed Gamble

    Ed Gamble

    Rob is joined by superstar comedian and all-round good guy Ed Gamble - and deserted by a poorly Paul - on a picturesque turn around Walthamstow and Hackney Marshes. Featuring Ed’s marathon memories and training tips, and an insight into all the exciting things - weddings, international trips - you can do with your Spring if you’re NOT marathon training. Meanwhile Rob talks films and parkruns, for a change.


    Paul’s book is out in two weeks! You can pre-order it here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/26-2-Miles-Happiness-Comedians-Marathon/dp/1472966260  For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 48 min
    The Mighty Gavin Evans

    The Mighty Gavin Evans

    A chat with mythical Heathside Harrier Gavin Evans - writer, super-speedy veteran and all-round lovely man. On a mud-spattered pootle round Ally Pally and Highgate Wood, Paul and Rob grill Gavin on his adventures, injuries and - most importantly right now - marathon prep. Featuring destroying doughnuts, first aid in the field, and the relative merits of Prague and Milton Keynes.


    You can pre-order Paul’s book here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/26-2-Miles-Happiness-Comedians-Marathon/dp/1472966260 For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 54 min
    Out With The Old

    Out With The Old

    Paul and Rob cruise into the wintry woods to compare Christmases - and New Yearses. Featuring chicken and egg, running to parkruns and running to parked cars, friends back from Finland, resolutions and races to come, new year new runners, and a couple of dogs.


    You can pre-order Paul’s book here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/26-2-Miles-Happiness-Comedians-Marathon/dp/1472966260 For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 52 min

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