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The Runner's World podcast is your weekly dose of all things running, here to inform and entertain with unique interviews, news, advice, in-depth discussion and much, much more.
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The Runner's World podcast is your weekly dose of all things running, here to inform and entertain with unique interviews, news, advice, in-depth discussion and much, much more.
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    Andy Dixon: the lure of the 50-mile race

    Andy Dixon: the lure of the 50-mile race

    This week, Jane McGuire details her running 'Joy Plan', we debate the merits of the long run, and RW editor-in-chief Andy Dixon explains why he's planning to run 50 miles in his 50th year.
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    • 30 min
    The good, the bad and running up hills

    The good, the bad and running up hills

    Rick, Jane and Ben discuss the physical, mental and literal highs and lows of running with some chat about good and bad runs, why filming yourself on a treadmill never looks good, entering marathons when you're not meant to be running marathons and most importantly, why running up hill should be part of everyone's 2022 training plan. We even suggest some sessions you can all try.
    There will be a guest next week, we promise*
    *sort of.

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    • 32 min
    Why running is for every body

    Why running is for every body

    On this episode, we discuss the pros and cons of new year's running resolutions, why running backwards could be the way forwards, and why running is for everybody and every body.
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    • 24 min
    The Running Charity

    The Running Charity

    It's the last podcast of 2021 and we speak to Alex Eagle from The Running Charity about the incredible work that they do with homeless people, asylum seekers and anyone needing help, utilising the power of running to help people change their lives.
    We also discuss the case of Seyfu, an Ethiopian runner who is currently under threat of being deported, despite is aspirations to run for team GB (he's very fast!).
    Happy Christmas and see you in 2022.

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    • 37 min
    J M Thompson: How Running Saved My Life

    J M Thompson: How Running Saved My Life

    Psychologist and ultrarunner J M Thompson credits running with helping him to recover from profound depression and addiction. His memoir, Running is a Kind of Dreaming, discusses his descent into madness and how running saved his life. He speaks about why he believes running can be so helpful to those dealing with depression and anxiety, and the advice he would offer to his younger self. Pick up a copy of Running is a Kind of Dreaming here.
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    • 33 min
    A Runner's Survival Guide to Christmas

    A Runner's Survival Guide to Christmas

    Unless you happen to be a reindeer, it's hard to emerge from the festive period fitter than when you started. But fear not: running coach Lewis Moses (newlevelscoaching.co.uk) is here to help you navigate Christmas, and emerge from it happy, relaxed and raring to go
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    • 26 min

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188 Ratings

188 Ratings

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New runner

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Brilliant running podcast

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