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...
Nov 27, 2020
When you go to your doctor with a serious knee and ligament injury sustained while playing your sport of choice, football, you'd expect their advice to be "rest up, relax and stay off it".
What you wouldn't expect is to be told "try running on some mountainous trails and see how it goes..."
But that's exactly what...