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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. 

Apr 17, 2020

Do you have a survivor's instinct?

Would you step up when the chips are down and your life was on the line? Or would you crumble into a sobbing, pathetic mess like a triathlete who lost their left shoe in transition?

On this episode, the guys speak with Joe Oldendorf - a true survivor.

Joe went out for 20 mile long run on a remote trail in his home of Washington State and fell and broke his leg after 12 miles. His injury was so severe he was unable to walk.

Fortunately, he had his phone. Unfortunately, there was no signal.

So, he crawled for 12 hours to get within phone signal range so he could call 911. 12 hours!

David speaks to Joe about his experience and what kept him going for that amount of time with his ankle detached from his tibia. (Urgh!)

This is properly inspiring.


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