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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. 

Nov 22, 2019

Mark Mastalir is interesting is so many ways.

He has an impressive background as a runner. In 1992 he was an All-American at Stanford in the 1500 metres, has a 3:58 mile under his belt and competed in the 1992 Olympic Trials.

But that's not why he's on the podcast.

As Chief Marketing Officer at Halo Neuroscience, he's...


Nov 15, 2019

When you were 13, what did you get up to?

PlayStation? Football? Hanging out doing nothing with your pals?

In other words, not much.

Well... we bet you weren't breaking marathon world records, were you?

Prepare yourself for a fascinating one, Do-Badder.

In this episode, Jody and David speak to Maureen Wilton,...


Nov 8, 2019

Frank Ruona has been the San Quentin 1000 Mile Club’s volunteer head coach since 2005. The volunteer coaches, under the leadership of USA Track and Field-certified Frank, run the workouts and competitions for inmates in the infamous prison.

In this episode Jody and David speak to Frank and discover more about running...


Nov 1, 2019

This episode is INSANE!

In what we reckon is a world first (Bad Boy Guarantee), Jody and David speak to triple stroller marathon world record holder Cynthia Arnold.

Cynthia pushed her three children in a stroller (pushchair if you're British) around a whole marathon in an insanely fast time, smashing the previous world...


Oct 25, 2019

Boy, is Holly Rush an interesting guest in this episode of Bad Boy Running!

(And Jody and David didn't make a single joke about nominative determinism!)

Starting out in marathons as fun runner, Holly explains her journey from standing as a spectator watching with a beer to going all the way to the European Championships...