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The Bad Boy Running Podcast

Running is great, so why aren't the podcasts? Bad Boy Running is a podcast for runners (boys AND girls!) who are bored of the dull and dry podcasts currently on offer. Hosted by friends Jody Raynsford and David Hellard, both running journalists, bloggers and lovable idiots, the show features the conversations they'd have in the pub focusing as much on the camaraderie and social side of the sport as the technical. 

Ep 166 - Rob Shenton on Everest Marathon, mental health and running for North Pole for Help For Heroes

May 24, 2019

Former Army Major Rob Shenton served for over 20 years in theatres of combat including Afghanistan, Bosnia, Kosovo and Northern Ireland. 

Medically discharged in 2016 with depression and PTSD, Rob found running to be a way to deal with the mental health issues he lives with.

He set about challenging himself to run the...


May 24, 2019

Former Army Major Rob Shenton served for over 20 years in theatres of combat including Afghanistan, Bosnia, Kosovo and Northern Ireland. 

Medically discharged in 2016 with depression and PTSD, Rob found running to be a way to deal with the mental health issues he lives with.

He set about challenging himself to run the...


May 17, 2019

Liz McColgan MBE has a distinguished history of success as middle and long-distance track athlete, becoming world champion for 10,000 metres at the 1991 World Champs, silver medallist in the 1988 Olympics and twice gold medallist at the Commonwealth Games. She also had major success on the road winning New York City,...


May 10, 2019

Cal Major is on a mission to save our seas and oceans. A one-woman force of nature, Cal is founder of Paddle Against Plastic, a campaign designed to create awareness around the problem of plastic through her adventures. And what adventures!

Recently, Cal completed an epic journey paddle boarding the length of the UK...


May 3, 2019

Rickey Gates has done some pretty interesting runs in his time - in fact, he's something of a pioneer when it comes to inventing new challenges for himself that inevitably leads to others following.

In this episode, David and Jody speak with Rickey about his most recent challenge - running every single street in San...