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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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    • 4.8 • 32 Ratings

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.
Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    How to run your perfect marathon

    How to run your perfect marathon

    Marathon season is officially upon us. But amid all the fun and excitement, it's easy to become stressed about what lies ahead. So listen to running coach and serial marathoner Laura Fountain talk about the practical steps you can take to make race week – and the race itself – a real success.
    For more coaching advice from Laura, sign up to her weekly newsletter on substack: lazygirlrunning.substack.com/subscribe


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    • 31 min
    How running gives us hope

    How running gives us hope

    On this episode, we speak with three people who are running the London Marathon for Samaritans.
    Listen to Tamsin, Andy and Saskia talk about running, recovery and how talking helps to lighten the emotional load we all carry round. All three are raising money for Samaritans and their fundraising links are below:
    Andy: Samaritans: Carrying my 24.7kg bag of worries for the 2024 TCS London Marathon (enthuse.com)
    Tamsin: Samaritans: 2024 TCS London Marathon for Samaritans (enthuse.com)
    Saskia: Samaritans: Sassie’s Marathon Fundraiser for Samaritans (enthuse.com)
    If you've been affected by any of the issues discussed on this week's episode, Samaritans training listening volunteers are available 24/7, 365 days a year. Calls are confidential and free of charge. Just call 116 123.

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    • 30 min
    Unsanctioned races

    Unsanctioned races

    A regular writer for RW, David Smyth joins Rick and Ben to talk about the rise of the unsanctioned race, the role these events play in attracting runners to racing, how they have risen in prominence in recent years and everything else about this 'underground' world of running.
    We also talk about joggling. That's very different.

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    • 31 min
    Persistent running injuries – and how to fix them

    Persistent running injuries – and how to fix them

    Some injuries that go away quickly; others stick around and have a tendency to return – usually at the most inopportune moment. But what can you do about a persistent running injury? Leading running physio Tom Goom offers his expert advice on this subject in an episode that will be enjoyed be anyone who's battling a stubborn injury.
    Find Tom Goom online:
    running-physio.com
    @running.physio

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    • 30 min
    Sarah Perry and backyard ultra running

    Sarah Perry and backyard ultra running

    Running as far as you can on a looped course, you against the clock and your ability to just keep going. The backyard ultra is a growing in popularity, so we spoke to Sarah Perry about what attracts her to this type of racing and how everyone should give it a go.
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    • 26 min
    An ultimate guide to treadmill running

    An ultimate guide to treadmill running

    Rick, Ben and Rachel have a chat about running on the treadmill and why it's the training tool that all runners should be utilising, even the most ardent outdoor enthusiast.
    We cover off the technological progression over the years, the gamification of running, how community centred platforms have changed the game and how it's just a very easy way to get some precise training done.

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    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
32 Ratings

32 Ratings

Lovewins32 ,

Great company!

Ben, Rick and Jane often accompany me on my run/walk commute to work here in Georgia in the States, and they are the best company! Informative, fun, and helpful…it’s a great way to find out all the goings-on in our wide-ranging sport. Thanks, y’all! Please keep it coming!

quantumdrive ,

Really great!

I loved RW Human Race podcast. This one is different but just as good. I love the theme songs for their segments. The sub 2 song was very funny.

dovid613 ,

love it

i love this podcast. fun and informative. they interview famous runners. i love listening to them while running or bored. i espicially love the british accent!!

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