Episode 12: My first marathon

Everyone remembers their first time! I'm talking marathons of course. In this podcast, runners Josie, Autumn, Alex and Mark all share their experience of the first time they ran a marathon, the highs and lows of training and their advice for anyone wanting to run 26.2 miles next year. Autumn's blog. Josie's blog. Listen to [...]

2017-11-08T09:05:42+01:0022 November 2015|

Episode 9: The Swim Run

Me and Katie headed off to run 14 miles across London stopping for three dips along the way, on a swim adventure inspired by the likes of The Swimmer and the Breca swim-run. The thing about women not being able to swim in ponds and rivers until fairly recently is explained much better in this [...]

2018-02-06T11:40:15+01:0022 August 2015|

Episode 8: Iron People

This one is all about triathlons. Long triathlons! I take on Castle Triathlon's iron-distance The Bastion as a relay team with friends Cathy and Charlie. And then I go for a run with and have a chat to ultra runner turned Ironman competitor, Susie Chan.     Listen to podcast Download it | Listen online [...]

2018-02-06T11:40:57+01:0030 July 2015|

Episode 7: London Marathon

Armed with two huge helium-filled balloons, me and my friend Katie ran the London Marathon. Starting from two different starts, will we find each other among the thousands of other runners? Will our balloons make it to the end? Will our legs? The suspense is too much to take.   Listen to podcast Download it [...]

2018-02-06T11:42:37+01:0030 April 2015|

Episode 6: The Underround

My good friend Katie King takes on the Underround challenge, devised by coach Rory Coleman, which involves running a marathon while visiting 42 London Underground stations. She was kind enough to podcast it as she went. The result is pretty funny.   Listen to podcast Download it | Listen online | Get it via iTunes [...]

2018-02-06T11:49:37+01:0026 March 2015|

Episode 5: Liz Miele

Today I went for a run with American comedian Liz Miele. Like me, she likes running marathon, so I invited her to come for a run with me through East London. You can hear some of Liz's stand-up if you catch one of her gigs while she's touring the UK, or in iTunes and Youtube. [...]

2018-02-06T11:50:18+01:008 February 2015|

Episode 4: Hitting the trails

For the fourth instalment of my podcast I met adventurer Anna McNuff to go for a run and chat about her upcoming challenge to run the length of New Zealand via trail. You can follow Anna's challenge on Twitter and via her Facebook page. In the second part of this podcast I finish the year [...]

2018-02-06T11:50:56+01:003 January 2015|

Episode 3: Beer running

Pic by Josie I like beer and I like running. Sometimes I like doing them both at the same time - and I'm not the only one. Beer running is hugely popular in many different forms; from hash running to beer miles. I invited a few friends to go on a run [...]

2018-02-06T11:57:15+01:0022 December 2014|