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The amazing world of running you didn't know existed, from a marathon club in San Quentin State Penitentiary to racing 350 miles, unaided with only 8% vision, to setting up a girl's running club in Afghanistan, reprobates David Hellard & Jody Raynsford bring you the world's most interesting running stories, its most incredible runners, presented by some of its worst.

May 31, 2019

Training for ultras is hard. All those long runs and hours spent on trails trying to build endurance and maintain your conditioning.

Now imagine having to do that in a war zone.

Instead of miles of trails you can run on, you have to train by running a km loop around a dusty compound in searing heat. Or you only have...


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...