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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.

Jan 1, 2021

Connie Allen is a former Hasidic Jewish woman who was born into an ultra-orthodox Jewish family in Brooklyn, New York and raised in the Satmar sect of Judaism.  At 21, Connie escaped the community and a marriage she no longer wanted part of and took her young son to start a new life in a society she barely knew.


Dec 25, 2020

Marilyn Okoro's experience of being denied further funding to continue her athletics career really is a thing of shame. That's why Jody and David invite her onto the podcast to talk about her experience and uncover just how closed the system really is.

Now a vocal advocate for athletes, Marilyn enjoyed success on the...

Dec 18, 2020

Who was the first athlete to retain their Olympic gold medal title in the 100 metres?

If you thought it was Carl Lewis, you're WRONG.

If you're wrong, we don't blame you because it's as though Wyomia Tyus's record has been overlooked when writing the history of Olympic gold medal success.

In this episode, Jody and David...

Dec 11, 2020

Three years in the making, Run is a documentary film centred around the personalities and stories in The Athlete Refugee team. Directed by Richard Bullock, the film originally started off a short segment about the world refugee running team and snowballed into a full-length documentary as the story twisted and turned...

Dec 4, 2020

Not many people are given the remit in a new job to "make it global".

But Greg Vollet was given exactly that task by Salomon as part of his role as global running manager. And over the last decade, he has helped introduce trail running to regions across to world by recruiting athletes from countries that had never even...