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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. 

Feb 26, 2016

We're talking ultramarathon running as David attempts his first (even with his 'broken' ankle). 

Here's what's up for discussion: 

  • BBR ponders a possible all-French episode (pour un moment)
  • The guys reveal the first ever race to receive the Bad Boy Seal of Approval (hint: it's not Edinburgh)
  • Why Jody hates half...


Feb 19, 2016

The second of the two-parter with Mudstacle's Pete Rees.

In the second half of the episode the gang discuss:

  • What the hardest obstacle race is in the UK
  • How to judge how tough a course is if you're a newbie when the name tells you NOTHING about it
  • How to prepare for an obstacle course race (no, it's not drinking...


Feb 12, 2016

It's the episode all you OCR lovers have been waiting for...

The first of the two-parter with Mudstacle's Pete Rees.

In this episode the gang discuss:

  • What makes OCR so popular
  • The real reason why David didn't go to the OCR World Champs
  • The shady politics of obstacle course race leagues (Pete nearly cries)
  • The BEST and...


Feb 5, 2016

It's another BIG one!

In this episode Jody and David discuss international marathons, talking about the challenges of running Afghanistan and Sierra Leone. Among the japery discussed is:

  • Jody explains how he alienated the hotel staff in Sierra Leone (and how they got payback)

  • David reveals how to stop a shark in its...