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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 19, 2020

Jody speaks with Tony Matesi, former director of Spartan Endurance and author of The Legend Of The Death Race, an account of his three years trying to conquer the event.

Tony has a really interesting story from a family of circus performers who became a competitive cheerleader and then moved into obstacle course racing,...


Jun 12, 2020

For several weeks now, Bad Boy Running has featured inspirational runners and individuals who have changed the face of their sport or are making inroads to overcoming ignorance or prejudice.

So we thought it was about time we got back to talking about the real issues...  BEER!

David and Jody catch up with Chris...


Jun 5, 2020

Thabang Madiba is one inspirational guy.

From a deprived township, his path into trail running wasn't exactly easy. Living no-one nears mountains, Thabang had to - and still does - cycle miles and miles to get to trail races.

And then he wins them. A lot of them.

Thabang is a multiple champion of South African trails...


May 29, 2020

“All women need to change their training plans.“

It’s a bold statement, but have you had training sessions that have just gone badly, where you’ve felt like crap and you can’t explain why or had weeks when you feel invincible?

It’s likely to be because of when you were in your menstruation cycle. David, Jody...