104 episodes

This podcast is about sharing that running journey, its here to help inspire and motivate others to join and take part in the best sport in the world! Running!

Along the journey you’ll also get the chance to hear from a range of coaches, athletes and running experts their backgrounds and how they go about getting the most out of their running. Sharing some of their secrets and training tips, to help expose you to some new ways of thinking and operating!

Better with Running RUN2PB

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    • 5.0 • 30 Ratings

This podcast is about sharing that running journey, its here to help inspire and motivate others to join and take part in the best sport in the world! Running!

Along the journey you’ll also get the chance to hear from a range of coaches, athletes and running experts their backgrounds and how they go about getting the most out of their running. Sharing some of their secrets and training tips, to help expose you to some new ways of thinking and operating!

    EP102: Ft Guest Damien Ryan (Senior Osteopath- Kinematics) on introducing strength and conditioning into your running program.

    EP102: Ft Guest Damien Ryan (Senior Osteopath- Kinematics) on introducing strength and conditioning into your running program.

    This week Chris steps into the hosts chair and Soph steps into co-hosting duties while Zacca has a well earned week off.

    Chris and Soph chat about Soph’s return to the AV circuit with a quality run in the 10km at Albert Park for Old Xaverians.

    Soph’s Health Corner returns where we meet Soph’s brother Damian (Damo) Ryan for some strength and conditioning chat. Damo goes into depth on how to get started, introducing warm ups into your easy days and how to introduce strength and conditioning into your weekly routine.

    We also have a listener question from Cathy in Colshaven about Soph’s favourite marathon sessions, some Run2PB athlete shout outs and we finish with a chat about our favourite Commonwealth Games highlights.



    ---- Big Thanks to Damien (Damo) Ryan our special guest.

    Damien Ryan is available at https://kinematics.com.au/

    Book online: https://kinematics.com.au/book/damien-ryan/

    Follow along for his Injury of the Week with a side of LOLS on IG - https://www.instagram.com/damo.the.osteo/?hl=en



    Partners

    Pillar Performance - 15% discount on a single product purchase. Use code: R2PB1

    - 20% discount on the purchase of two products or more. Use code: R2PB2

    - 25% discount on the purchase of three products or more. Use code: R2PB3

    Must got to our landing page: https://pillarperformance.shop/pages/run2pb

    Yarraville Running Company, shop online @ https://www.therunningcompany.com.au/yarraville/ https://www.instagram.com/therunningcompany_yarraville/?hl=en

    Medal Displays helps you organise and celebrate your achievements with a range of display items made for runners!

    www.medaldisplays.com.au

    Premium, Fast and Sustainable Running Socks

    www.oatrunning.com

    Run2PB Links:

    Socials Run2PB YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJxkh-FgU2Wsork-18PfSUA

    Find us here at: https://www.run2pb.co/better-with-running-podcast

    Review on us: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/better-with-running/id1506419354

    • 1 hr 30 min
    EP102: Run Melbourne Recap & Run2PB Athlete Interview: Ranjini Gupta - Bangalore Marathoner

    EP102: Run Melbourne Recap & Run2PB Athlete Interview: Ranjini Gupta - Bangalore Marathoner

    Zacca and Chris chat about Bundoora XCR, a challenging day but a brave finish from Chris is talked about, as they both reflect on the importance of managing their bodies. 

    This weeks Run2PB hero is revealed and its a young gun, doing amazing things with his running on and off the track!

    A massive weekend of results from the Run Melbourne are recapped, with a number of Run2PB special mentions sent in by the coaches.

    In this weeks Interview, Zacca catches up with his Athlete., Ranjini Gupta, who is based in Bangalore India.

    We hear about her running journey, how she has joined fitness industry with a goal of helping runners - https://www.instagram.com/duracellrungenie/?hl=en

    Zacca discuss with Ranjini, what it’s like training in Bangalore and also running as a female in india, and some of those challenges that comes with that. They also chat about her big run at the Chennai Dream Runners Half Marathon, where she placed 1st in a time of 1:49, in the lead up to her crack at a BQ qualifier.

    Partners

    Pillar Performance - 15% discount on a single product purchase. Use code: R2PB1

    - 20% discount on the purchase of two products or more. Use code: R2PB2

    - 25% discount on the purchase of three products or more. Use code: R2PB3

    Must got to our landing page: https://pillarperformance.shop/pages/run2pb

    Yarraville Running Company, shop online @ https://www.therunningcompany.com.au/yarraville/ https://www.instagram.com/therunningcompany_yarraville/?hl=en

    Medal Displays helps you organise and celebrate your achievements with a range of display items made for runners!

    www.medaldisplays.com.au

    Premium, Fast and Sustainable Running Socks

    www.oatrunning.com

    Run2PB Links:

    Socials Run2PB YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJxkh-FgU2Wsork-18PfSUA

    Find us here at: https://www.run2pb.co/better-with-running-podcast

    Review on us: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/better-with-running/id1506419354

    • 1 hr 28 min
    EP101: Andy Buchanan - 2:12 Aus Marathoner - Live from St Moritz ahead of Commonwealth Games Marathon.

    EP101: Andy Buchanan - 2:12 Aus Marathoner - Live from St Moritz ahead of Commonwealth Games Marathon.

    This week on Better with Running Podcast, Zacca and Chris open the show with their highlights from the World Championships, talking through some things they are loving about the races, including the womens 1500m, Mens 10000m and how they are loving watching athletes at the very top level getting after it.

    Chris talks through his first session back leading into his return to racing at Bundoora for the Bendigo Bats over the 10km XC, whilst Zacca continues to nurse his knee niggle with some easy running fully kitted up to keep the melbourne cold out!

    The Run2PB hero of the week is revealed,Andrew Sosthiem, Run2PB legend, Sos had a win at the Stawell Amateur Athletic Club 6.5k xc champs. Finished second in the handicap though. He was racing through a vineyard on proper xc through mud and water etc, we hear via his coach Matt Davy about his tactics to take down a young punter! 

    Chris and Zacca get the chance to patch in live from St Moritz, 2:12 Marathoner, soon to be Aus Commonwealth Games Marathon Rep and Run2PB Coach Andy Buchanan, the boys find out what a typical day looks like at an attitude camp, we hear about some sessions he has been knocking out, as well as Andy tackles some listener questions regarding recovering from Covid and how he he balances his training week.

    Andy talks about his learnings from his debut marathon at Hamburg and some of the inspiration he draws upon during tough times in races, before letting us in on his nervousness around the aussie uniform and if he will be sporting baggy Eddie Betts style running shorts!

    Partners

    Pillar Performance - 15% discount on a single product purchase. Use code: R2PB1

    - 20% discount on the purchase of two products or more. Use code: R2PB2

    - 25% discount on the purchase of three products or more. Use code: R2PB3

    Must got to our landing page: https://pillarperformance.shop/pages/run2pb

    Yarraville Running Company, shop online @ https://www.therunningcompany.com.au/yarraville/ https://www.instagram.com/therunningcompany_yarraville/?hl=en

    Medal Displays helps you organise and celebrate your achievements with a range of display items made for runners!

    www.medaldisplays.com.au

    Premium, Fast and Sustainable Running Socks

    www.oatrunning.com

    Run2PB Links:

    Socials Run2PB YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJxkh-FgU2Wsork-18PfSUA

    Find us here at: https://www.run2pb.co/better-with-running-podcast

    Review on us: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/better-with-running/id1506419354

    • 1 hr 23 min
    EP100: Featuring Sophie Fitt & Interview with Sean Whipp - Life as an Athlete Manager & WC/CGames Previews

    EP100: Featuring Sophie Fitt & Interview with Sean Whipp - Life as an Athlete Manager & WC/CGames Previews

    In the 100th episode of Better with Running Podcast, Zacca and Chris are joined by Sophie Fitt.

    We hear a training update from them all, Sophie talks about her 1st race back and how she is building mileage and aiming towards the melbourne marathon whilst juggling a busy schedule, we discuss how she is managing her body with the increased training demands and find out about some of her race plans. Chris continues to recover from his half before hitting a workout with Anna, followed by a meteor shower. Zacca talks about some light running, taking the pressure off with clock face running after a long bout of races.

    In our Run2PB Heroes segment Nathan Contin is recognised, he coached by one of our Run2PB heroes Jack Davies, Nathan has been with us for a few months now and taken his 5km PB from just over 25 minutes, down to 21.45 on Saturday at Albert Park parkrun, currently working towards a half marathon at Run Melbourne in a couple of weeks and then Melbourne Marathon in October

    In Soph's Health Corner, we discuss how Run2PB managed an an enquiry about  a junior athlete under the age of 13, wanting help with their distance running, they’ve run multiple half marathons and marathons, we hear about the dangers of this as well as the physical and emotional stress of putting young children through long distance running.

    We hear from two listeners on a questions regarding plantar fasica pain and how to manage it, and another question regarding gauging easy pace/effort and the use of heart rate in training.,

    Soph, Chris and Zacca discuss a tweet from Kara Goucher regarding leaving pebbles in her shoes, which is very triggering for soph in particulary.

    Zacca catches up with Sean Whipp who is an IAAF representative manager, they discuss how he manages his athletes, getting his athletes into meets across the globe, how he has built his roster and what he is learning on this new journey. Sean also give us a preview of the Australian chances at the upcoming World champs and Comm Games.



    Partners

    BlackRoll Recovery

    Use the code Run2PB-15 for 15% off all products

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    Pillar Performance - 15% discount on a single product purchase. Use code: R2PB1

    - 20% discount on the purchase of two products or more. Use code: R2PB2

    - 25% discount on the purchase of three products or more. Use code: R2PB3

    Must got to our landing page: https://pillarperformance.shop/pages/run2pb

    Yarraville Running Company, shop online @ https://www.therunningcompany.com.au/yarraville/ https://www.instagram.com/therunningcompany_yarraville/?hl=en

    Medal Displays helps you organise and celebrate your achievements with a range of display items made for runners!

    www.medaldisplays.com.au

    Premium, Fast and Sustainable Running Socks

    www.oatrunning.com

    Run2PB Links:

    Socials Run2PB YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJxkh-FgU2Wsork-18PfSUA

    Find us here at: https://www.run2pb.co/better-with-running-podcast

    Review on us: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/better-with-running/id1506419354

    • 2 hrs 13 min
    EP99: Gold Coast Marathon Recap

    EP99: Gold Coast Marathon Recap

    Chris and Zac recap the highs and lows of the Gold Coast Marathon, we hear about an emotional half marathon for Chris, whilst Zacca recaps a tough 10k, after a long series of races. They both vow to come back stronger as they gear up for another head to head at Bundoora XCR.

    We hear about packed trams, the buzzing event feel and a disturbing experience from a man in speedos, who chose the wrong footwear and was paying the price for it, a definite lowlight from the weekend.

    Chris and Zac move onto highlights and reflect on some individual results mentioned by some of the Run2PB coaches, as they discuss how getting to the start line and taking on the event is the big achievement. We hear the boys talk about cult figure 2:07 Marathoner Yuki, who went onto finish the marathon in 3:57 after hitting trouble at 5k and they boys are in awe of his effort.

    The guys rounds out the show talking about the 100th episode and that Sophie Fitt will be back for the big occasion.

    Partners

    BlackRoll Recovery

    Use the code Run2PB-15 for 15% off all products

    https://www.blackroll.com.au/collections/blackroll-running-world

    Pillar Performance - 15% discount on a single product purchase. Use code: R2PB1

    - 20% discount on the purchase of two products or more. Use code: R2PB2

    - 25% discount on the purchase of three products or more. Use code: R2PB3

    Must got to our landing page: https://pillarperformance.shop/pages/run2pb

    Yarraville Running Company, shop online @ https://www.therunningcompany.com.au/yarraville/ https://www.instagram.com/therunningcompany_yarraville/?hl=en

    Medal Displays helps you organise and celebrate your achievements with a range of display items made for runners!

    www.medaldisplays.com.au

    Premium, Fast and Sustainable Running Socks

    www.oatrunning.com

    Run2PB Links:

    Socials Run2PB YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJxkh-FgU2Wsork-18PfSUA

    Find us here at: https://www.run2pb.co/better-with-running-podcast

    Review on us: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/better-with-running/id1506419354

    • 1 hr 20 min
    EP98: Gold Coast Marathon Week with Guest Run2PB Coach & Marathoner Matt Davy + Listener Q

    EP98: Gold Coast Marathon Week with Guest Run2PB Coach & Marathoner Matt Davy + Listener Q

    This week in the better with Running Podcast, It’s race week for Chris and Zacca as they get ready to take to the roads of the Gold Coast.

    They discuss their final week prep including a sneaky time trial pacing session from Chris, whilst Zacca continues to use the XCR races to build towards his next 10k road race.

    We hear from around the grounds from far and wide including a P.B in Oslo and P.B in Adelaide, before the boys congratulate Andy Buchanan for making the commonwealth games marathon team as they reflect on his inspiring career.

    The Run2PB Hero of the week is revealed and it's a coach who did an extraordinary thing on his long run.

    The boys are joined by Run2Pb Coach and 7 x Marathoner Matt Davy to take a closer look at Marathon week and discuss in depth some tips for race day and some strategies that can be deployed to help you through some tough patches.

    A listener question comes in around training with groups and a training partner and the benefits it offers. The lads round out the show with a cheeky WR chat as they take the opportunity to run the segment again as their producer is on holidays.

    Partners

    BlackRoll Recovery

    Use the code Run2PB-15 for 15% off all products

    https://www.blackroll.com.au/collections/blackroll-running-world

    Pillar Performance - 15% discount on a single product purchase. Use code: R2PB1

    - 20% discount on the purchase of two products or more. Use code: R2PB2

    - 25% discount on the purchase of three products or more. Use code: R2PB3

    Must got to our landing page: https://pillarperformance.shop/pages/run2pb

    Yarraville Running Company, shop online @ https://www.therunningcompany.com.au/yarraville/ https://www.instagram.com/therunningcompany_yarraville/?hl=en

    Medal Displays helps you organise and celebrate your achievements with a range of display items made for runners!

    www.medaldisplays.com.au

    Premium, Fast and Sustainable Running Socks

    www.oatrunning.com

    Run2PB Links:

    Socials Run2PB YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJxkh-FgU2Wsork-18PfSUA

    Find us here at: https://www.run2pb.co/better-with-running-podcast

    Review on us: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/better-with-running/id1506419354

    • 1 hr 30 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
30 Ratings

30 Ratings

ChrisA0083 ,

Top shelf banter

I always enjoy the banter between Zacca and Matty. It’s great learning about the stories of the runners involved with Run2PB and could listen to Andy & Brady chat about sessions all day, keep up the great content team!

Anna McPhie ,

Awesome running podcast

Awesome running podcast. Lots of training ideas from the run2pb coaches, inspiring interviews with runners from different areas and backgrounds who share their own running journeys. A great listen on those long runs.

Brady Threlfall ,

Onya fellas

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