4 episodes

Award-winning author Adharanand Finn interviews an eclectic mix of runners to try to uncover what it is that makes us want to lace up and head outside to run around in big, pointless circles. And why we love it so much.

Adharanand Finn is the author of three award-winning books, Running with the Kenyans (2012), The Way of the Runner (2014), and the Rise of the Ultra Runners (2019). He has run 10 ultra marathons and has a road marathon best time of 2 hrs 50 mins. He is a freelance journalist writing for the Guardian, the FT, the Telegraph and many others. Follow him on Twitter @adharanand or Instagram: instagram.com/adharanand/

Adharanand hosts a series of running camps and writing retreats in Dartmoor, Chamonix and Iten, Kenya. For more information visit: thewayoftherunner.com

The Way of the Runner Podcast is sponsored by TRIBE, the UK's leading natural performance nutrition brand and community. TRIBE make 100% natural energy and recovery products that are vegan, gluten free and dairy free. TRIBE was set as the result of a 1,000-mile trail run across Europe to fight human trafficking. Find out more @ wearetribe.co. Listeners can enjoy their first TRIBE Pack of six natural energy and recovery products for only £2 (includes free shipping). Head to wearetribe.co/runningpodcast, select '6 Pack' and use code 'RUNNER2' at checkout.

The Way of the Runner - conversations on running with Adharanand Finn iamthehow

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Award-winning author Adharanand Finn interviews an eclectic mix of runners to try to uncover what it is that makes us want to lace up and head outside to run around in big, pointless circles. And why we love it so much.

Adharanand Finn is the author of three award-winning books, Running with the Kenyans (2012), The Way of the Runner (2014), and the Rise of the Ultra Runners (2019). He has run 10 ultra marathons and has a road marathon best time of 2 hrs 50 mins. He is a freelance journalist writing for the Guardian, the FT, the Telegraph and many others. Follow him on Twitter @adharanand or Instagram: instagram.com/adharanand/

Adharanand hosts a series of running camps and writing retreats in Dartmoor, Chamonix and Iten, Kenya. For more information visit: thewayoftherunner.com

The Way of the Runner Podcast is sponsored by TRIBE, the UK's leading natural performance nutrition brand and community. TRIBE make 100% natural energy and recovery products that are vegan, gluten free and dairy free. TRIBE was set as the result of a 1,000-mile trail run across Europe to fight human trafficking. Find out more @ wearetribe.co. Listeners can enjoy their first TRIBE Pack of six natural energy and recovery products for only £2 (includes free shipping). Head to wearetribe.co/runningpodcast, select '6 Pack' and use code 'RUNNER2' at checkout.

    Interview with Chrissie Wellington - part two

    Interview with Chrissie Wellington - part two

    Part two of our conversation with four-time world Ironman champion Chrissie Wellington, in which she tells us about life after retirement, missing the intensity and the highs of elite-level sport, and of her recent and intriguing foray into ultra running. Produced by IAmTheHow : music from starfrosch : Deadfro5h Remix Kit Dysfunction_AL : Kalte Ohren ( Remix ) (ft. Starfrosch, Kara Square)

    • 30 min
    Interview with Chrissie Wellington - part one

    Interview with Chrissie Wellington - part one

    A genuine legend in the world of endurance sport, Chrissie Wellington became Ironman world champion on her first attempt just eight months after taking up the sport of triathlon. She went on to win every Ironman she ever competed, including three further world titles. We find out how she got started in the sport, and how she dealt with doubt, pain and setbacks during races. Produced by IAmTheHow : music from starfrosch Deadfro5h Remix Kit Dysfunction_AL & Kalte Ohren ( Remix ) (ft. Starfrosch, Kara Square)

    • 39 min
    Interview with Ronnie O'Sullivan

    Interview with Ronnie O'Sullivan

    Not a lot of people know it, but snooker legend Ronnie ‘the Rocket’ O’Sullivan is a seriously fast runner. He tells Adharanand about the difference between the buzz from snooker and the buzz from running, about how the running club is his church, and about his dream to train in Kenya and to run a marathon. Produced by IAmTheHow : music from starfrosch : Deadfro5h Remix Kit

    • 31 min
    Series lift-off

    Series lift-off

    Adharanand introduces the all-new The Way of the Runner podcast series in a short chat with his producer Dave Clarke on a wet morning in south Devon. He explains how the podcast is an extension of his books, and talks about some of the guests lined up for future episodes. He also explains the show’s tie-in with TRIBE, who are generously sponsoring the series. Produced by IAmTheHow : music from Dysfunction_AL : Kalte Ohren ( Remix ) (ft. Starfrosch, Kara Square)

    • 12 min

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