The Aussie Runner Podcast covers the Australian running scene via trail, road and track. If you love running as much as we do, then join us on your next run as we talk to real Aussie runners and learn about all the things that make running great.
Presented by Damon Roberts & Jeremy Francis.
TEMPO : Troy Jones
What’s 6ft 3in tall, loves tattoos, wearing black and white & is currently running from Perth to Sydney? … Answer : Sydney boy Troy Jones. Neil & Geoff talk to Troy before he sets off on his epic 3931 km run for worthy cause Mindfull Australia. The boys cover Troy’s journey from depression, drug and alcohol abuse to being saved by running, picking a crazy goal 2.5 years ago & preparing his body for this massive feat of endurance. Go Troy!
Damo & Jez speak with Tassie local, mum to be, 6ft track mara women’s record holder & world orienteering champion extraordinaire, coach, author & business owner … Hanny Allston!
Hanny speaks about her journey from farm girl to world champion athlete and everything else during & after, she recently put pen to paper for her second book “Finding My Feet” covering a raw & vulnerable rollercoaster of ups & downs and she doesn’t hold back in this emotional run through her story with the boys.
TEMPO : Greta Truscott (Rejoov Runners)
Geoff & Neil talk to the girl from outback Alice Springs, Greta Truscott, founder of popular Sydney Eastern Suburbs Rejoov Runners club, the teepee living multi sport athlete, coach, sports massaging occupational therapist shares the story of her journey from bare foot running Northern Territory creek beds to founding one of Sydney’s most popular running groups.
Mark Green (The Body Mechanic)
Damo & Jez talk to The Body Mechanic, Mark Green. A man with NSW’s 6ft Track mara in his veins ... hear how placed in the top 4 6 times, how his 3:20 PB would normally have seen him win but on that day 3 people & the course record sneaked passed him! ... away from racing, this legendary physio talks passionately about how several significant injuries helped shape him in to the athlete & professional he is today & why form & strength work sit at the heart of the work he does with his clients.
TEMPO : Corey Phillpott
Neil & Geoff talk to ex-rugby league playing Blue Mountain’s strength coach & world’s strongest marathon contender Corey Phillpott … find out how, as this legend’s life spiralled out of control, a call to his Dad & a move to the mountains saved his life, how his family drives his WHY & what else drives a man to take on a world record attempt pulling a 1.5 tonne car, FOR A MARATHON!!!
Jez & Damo talk to mullet rocking 70s vinyl tragic Mosman speedster Ed Goddard. The boys cover: Ed’s first year of running in New York at Iona, how COVID & coming back home has seen him grow as a runner, the impacts of low iron, the symptoms & what solution worked for him, how he won a recent 10k while waiting for BSL to catch him, what his long term goals are & how a little bit of OCD really works for him.