45 episodes

Running partners in more ways than one! Running partners is a new podcast about all aspects of running, hosted by partners in life and running, Paul Griffiths and Alison Scope. We will discuss training, racing, nutrition, mental health, coaching, injuries, motivation, and much more, and our reflections in the context of fitting it all in to a busy family and work life. The podcast launches on 9th October and we are really excited to get going and would love it if you want to join us.

We will share our ideas, thoughts and learning across the topics and some of our experiences from years of running on and off road from track races to ultra marathons! We will also reflect on how our running is going week by week as we work towards our own goals.

Running partners is about us talking about the sport we love and hopefully bringing some helpful insight that will be useful to you. If you love running, then make running partners a regular partner on your next run by subscribing and listening to our podcast every week!

You will be able to find us on Spotify, apple, google and anywhere else you get your podcasts! Each episode is totally free and we hope you listen, subscribe and enjoy! Each week will be inviting you to comment, leave us a review and email us any feedback to help us improve as we go! You can connect us anytime at runningpartners@outlook.com or find us at https://running-partners.captivate.fm

Running Partners Paul Griffiths and Alison Scope

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    • 5.0 • 14 Ratings

Running partners in more ways than one! Running partners is a new podcast about all aspects of running, hosted by partners in life and running, Paul Griffiths and Alison Scope. We will discuss training, racing, nutrition, mental health, coaching, injuries, motivation, and much more, and our reflections in the context of fitting it all in to a busy family and work life. The podcast launches on 9th October and we are really excited to get going and would love it if you want to join us.

We will share our ideas, thoughts and learning across the topics and some of our experiences from years of running on and off road from track races to ultra marathons! We will also reflect on how our running is going week by week as we work towards our own goals.

Running partners is about us talking about the sport we love and hopefully bringing some helpful insight that will be useful to you. If you love running, then make running partners a regular partner on your next run by subscribing and listening to our podcast every week!

You will be able to find us on Spotify, apple, google and anywhere else you get your podcasts! Each episode is totally free and we hope you listen, subscribe and enjoy! Each week will be inviting you to comment, leave us a review and email us any feedback to help us improve as we go! You can connect us anytime at runningpartners@outlook.com or find us at https://running-partners.captivate.fm

    Episode 42 Summer time Running times

    Episode 42 Summer time Running times

    As we finally get a few nice sunny days in the UK, we look ahead to the summer holidays and how to manage running and make sure you have a great time if you go on your hols! We look at the evidence around having time off training and the impact it might have and also chat about some of the impacts holidays can have more generally, such as eating and drinking more ! Here are some links to articles and evidence we talk through
    https://www.outsideonline.com/health/training-performance/missed-marathon-training-study-2023/
    https://runnersconnect.net/losing-running-fitness/
    As always also go through our week of running and cover some recent race results, shout outs to listeners and some future topic suggestions. If you have any results you want us to cover or topics for future episodes, get in touch, or if you are interested in being coached by Paul (email Paul with 'podcast offer' to get a 10% coaching discount), please email us or connect on any social media. We will back every Monday with a new episode and here is how you can connect with us to help build the running partners community;
    email us at runningpartners@outlook.com
    Share this link to friends and family so they can subscribe  
    http://running-partners.captivate.fm/listen
    Paul’s running coach website
    www.paulgriffithsrunningcoach.com
    Alis Strava
    http://www.strava.com/athletes/2163809
    Ali’s Instagram
    http://www.instagram.com/twenty.six.point.two/?hl=en
    Ali’s Facebook
    https://www.facebook.com/alison.griffiths.58/
    Paul’s Strava
    http://www.strava.com/athletes/10421356
    Paul’s Instagram
    http://www.instagram.com/griffsrunning?igshid=NGVhN2U2NjQ0Yg==
    Paul’s Facebook
    https://www.facebook.com/paul.griffiths.77312
    Our YouTube channel
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwc3oBawuCiG-5ldXWfN-PQ
    Our website
    https://running-partners.captivate.fm/

    • 41 min
    Episode 41 Why failure is vital

    Episode 41 Why failure is vital

    Wimbledon, Cricket, Euro 2024, Tour De France, The Olympics and much more to enjoy for a summer of sport! With so much sport happening what can we learn about performance from elite athletes and how they learn from failures. We chat about the importance of this and what we runners can try out.
    As always also go through our week of running and cover some recent race results, shout outs to listeners and some future topic suggestions. If you have any results you want us to cover or topics for future episodes, get in touch, or if you are interested in being coached by Paul, please email us or connect on any social media. We will back every Monday with a new episode and here is how you can connect with us to help build the running partners community;
    email us at runningpartners@outlook.com
    Share this link to friends and family so they can subscribe  
    http://running-partners.captivate.fm/listen
    Paul’s running coach website
    www.paulgriffithsrunningcoach.com
    Alis Strava
    http://www.strava.com/athletes/2163809
    Ali’s Instagram
    http://www.instagram.com/twenty.six.point.two/?hl=en
    Ali’s Facebook
    https://www.facebook.com/alison.griffiths.58/
    Paul’s Strava
    http://www.strava.com/athletes/10421356
    Paul’s Instagram
    http://www.instagram.com/griffsrunning?igshid=NGVhN2U2NjQ0Yg==
    Paul’s Facebook
    https://www.facebook.com/paul.griffiths.77312
    Our YouTube channel
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwc3oBawuCiG-5ldXWfN-PQ
    Our website
    https://running-partners.captivate.fm/

    • 45 min
    Episode 40 Backyard Ultra

    Episode 40 Backyard Ultra

    Today we dig into the world of the backyard ultra! We talk about what they are, how they can be a great stepping stone into ultra running and hear from listeners who have done them before and have more planned in! We discuss fuelling, mental preparation and how to keep going hour after hour after hour...! Paul also tells us about his lake district adventures last weekend and the fun of running up and down mountains (or not!).
    As always also go through our week of running and cover some recent race results, shout outs to listeners and some future topic suggestions. If you have any results you want us to cover or topics for future episodes, get in touch, or if you are interested in being coached by Paul, please email us or connect on any social media. We will back every Monday with a new episode and here is how you can connect with us to help build the running partners community;
    email us at runningpartners@outlook.com
    Share this link to friends and family so they can subscribe  
    http://running-partners.captivate.fm/listen
    Paul’s running coach website
    www.paulgriffithsrunningcoach.com
    Alis Strava
    http://www.strava.com/athletes/2163809
    Ali’s Instagram
    http://www.instagram.com/twenty.six.point.two/?hl=en
    Ali’s Facebook
    https://www.facebook.com/alison.griffiths.58/
    Paul’s Strava
    http://www.strava.com/athletes/10421356
    Paul’s Instagram
    http://www.instagram.com/griffsrunning?igshid=NGVhN2U2NjQ0Yg==
    Paul’s Facebook
    https://www.facebook.com/paul.griffiths.77312
    Our YouTube channel
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwc3oBawuCiG-5ldXWfN-PQ
    Our website
    https://running-partners.captivate.fm/

    • 46 min
    Episode 39 Quick update

    Episode 39 Quick update

    Just a quick episode today as Paul has been away, its been mega busy and time tight! We hope you enjoy our brief chit chat :-)!
    As always also go through our week of running and cover some recent race results, shout outs to listeners and some future topic suggestions. If you have any results you want us to cover or topics for future episodes, get in touch, or if you are interested in being coached by Paul, please email us or connect on any social media. We will back every Monday with a new episode and here is how you can connect with us to help build the running partners community;
    email us at runningpartners@outlook.com
    Share this link to friends and family so they can subscribe  
    http://running-partners.captivate.fm/listen
    Paul’s running coach website
    www.paulgriffithsrunningcoach.com
    Alis Strava
    http://www.strava.com/athletes/2163809
    Ali’s Instagram
    http://www.instagram.com/twenty.six.point.two/?hl=en
    Ali’s Facebook
    https://www.facebook.com/alison.griffiths.58/
    Paul’s Strava
    http://www.strava.com/athletes/10421356
    Paul’s Instagram
    http://www.instagram.com/griffsrunning?igshid=NGVhN2U2NjQ0Yg==
    Paul’s Facebook
    https://www.facebook.com/paul.griffiths.77312
    Our YouTube channel
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwc3oBawuCiG-5ldXWfN-PQ
    Our website
    https://running-partners.captivate.fm/

    • 21 min
    Episode 38 Training for a 60 mile ultra

    Episode 38 Training for a 60 mile ultra

    Today we talk about how to train for an ultra in the autumn and transition from a marathon in the spring. We cover the basics of the training, the milage volume per week and the terrain to run on. We chat about the race basics for a long ultra and how to arrive in the best shape to have great day out!
    As always also go through our week of running and cover some recent race results, shout outs to listeners and some future topic suggestions. If you have any results you want us to cover or topics for future episodes, get in touch, or if you are interested in being coached by Paul, please email us or connect on any social media. We will back every Monday with a new episode and here is how you can connect with us to help build the running partners community;
    email us at runningpartners@outlook.com
    Share this link to friends and family so they can subscribe  
    http://running-partners.captivate.fm/listen
    Paul’s running coach website
    www.paulgriffithsrunningcoach.com
    Alis Strava
    http://www.strava.com/athletes/2163809
    Ali’s Instagram
    http://www.instagram.com/twenty.six.point.two/?hl=en
    Ali’s Facebook
    https://www.facebook.com/alison.griffiths.58/
    Paul’s Strava
    http://www.strava.com/athletes/10421356
    Paul’s Instagram
    http://www.instagram.com/griffsrunning?igshid=NGVhN2U2NjQ0Yg==
    Paul’s Facebook
    https://www.facebook.com/paul.griffiths.77312
    Our YouTube channel
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwc3oBawuCiG-5ldXWfN-PQ
    Our website
    https://running-partners.captivate.fm/

    • 47 min
    Episode 37 Maverick Race Ultra Review

    Episode 37 Maverick Race Ultra Review

    This week Alison gives a review of the ultra she did two weeks ago with Rosie. The race was a 32 mile ultra round the peak district, with lots of climbing, a few energy bars and a sprint finish! We also talk about a few other races from the summer season, the European athletics championships and much more!
    As always also go through our week of running and cover some recent race results, shout outs to listeners and some future topic suggestions. If you have any results you want us to cover or topics for future episodes, get in touch, or if you are interested in being coached by Paul, please email us or connect on any social media. We will back every Monday with a new episode and here is how you can connect with us to help build the running partners community;
    email us at runningpartners@outlook.com
    Share this link to friends and family so they can subscribe  
    http://running-partners.captivate.fm/listen
    Paul’s running coach website
    www.paulgriffithsrunningcoach.com
    Alis Strava
    http://www.strava.com/athletes/2163809
    Ali’s Instagram
    http://www.instagram.com/twenty.six.point.two/?hl=en
    Ali’s Facebook
    https://www.facebook.com/alison.griffiths.58/
    Paul’s Strava
    http://www.strava.com/athletes/10421356
    Paul’s Instagram
    http://www.instagram.com/griffsrunning?igshid=NGVhN2U2NjQ0Yg==
    Paul’s Facebook
    https://www.facebook.com/paul.griffiths.77312
    Our YouTube channel
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwc3oBawuCiG-5ldXWfN-PQ
    Our website
    https://running-partners.captivate.fm/

    • 48 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

Amy saltfleet ,

A must listen for any runners

My weekly go to podcast! So relatable for me with lots of useful tips and advice

Ashy8695 ,

Great podcast

Look forward to listening each week thank you Paul & Ali

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