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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. 

Jun 7, 2019

BBR travels halfway around the world in this episode to discover more about the Hong Kong trail running scene.

Jody and David speak to John Ellis, the Aussie-born Hong Kong-based trail running legend who somehow manages to juggle his desk job with hitting what are some pretty horrific/wonderful trails Hong Kong has to...


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,...