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Real talk about the culture and sport of running. We cover everything from the World Marathon Majors, like the Boston Marathon, New York City Marathon and London Marathon, to track and field, the Olympics, and the shoe wars raging on between Nike, Adidas and smaller running brands. Because we don't engage with advertisers, we're one of the only truly unbiased and trustworthy sources of opinion and entertainment in the world of distance running. Subscribe to our weekly newsletter, listen to o ...
 
Two Brits talking about bootstrapping their businesses and the challenges they face along the way. Occasionally drinking tea but never wearing bowler hats! Tune in and hear about a wide range of topics from software development, validating a software product, and marketing, to when is Nick going to start training for the London marathon ;o). There’ll be thrills and spills along the way. Don’t miss out, subscribe to the podcast feed so you can laugh and cry along with (or at!) us.
 
Christy Turlington Burns, global maternal health advocate and one of the world’s top models, shares her experiences with Apple Watch — from completing the Kilimanjaro Half Marathon, to running her non-profit organization Every Mother Counts, to training for the Virgin Money London Marathon. Hosted by Jay Blahnik at the Apple Store, Regent Street in London.
 
Have FUN on the RUN with the Run Eat Repeat podcast! Whether you want to run faster, eat better, get a half marathon PR, lose weight, run your first race OR learn about chia seeds – host Monica Olivas will break it all down for you in a fun way. She’s a Holistic Health Coach and certified Running Coach sharing real life examples, tips and motivation to help you reach your goals! We’re talking to elite runners, doctors, sports psychologists, nutritionists, influencers, new runners, coaches, c ...
 
World-renowned sports scientist Professor Ross Tucker and veteran sports journalist Mike Finch break down the myths, practices and controversies from the world of sport. From athletics to rugby, soccer, cycling and more, the two delve into the most recent research, unearth lessons from the pros and host exclusive interviews with some of the world's leading sporting experts. For those who love sport.
 
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. A funny, light-hearted look at running that's not afraid to laugh at itself and at you.
 
Six Minute Mile Podcast is bringing you news, ideas, inspirational stories, and special deals for runners and fitness enthusiasts. We are athletes ourselves. Runners, CrossFitters, Barry’s Boot Campers, skiers, cyclists, and mud racers. We like to sweat. If you’re reading this right now, the odds are pretty good that you do too. Let’s have some fun together.
 
We're going to take you into the world of elite sport and give you a real insight in to what it's like to step over the white line and compete against the best. The athletes, the coaches, the support staff. So who are we? Ellen White is a footballer with Manchester City and England. Ellen's got three world cups to her name and his England's leading all-time goal scorer in that competition. Richard Whitehead MBE is a double gold winning athlete at the Paralympics, including a memorable day at ...
 
FutureGirlCorp Podcast presents a series of monthly free events for Future Female CEOs. In 2016, we hosted a 12 Hour Business Marathon Workshop based in London, powered by Johnnie Walker. We invited 100 amazing girls to learn from our mentors, in 2017 we are back with a year-long programme of insights into business, based on what our community want to hear about.Now has never been a better time for women to become entrepreneurs and we want to encourage this next generation of female business ...
 
If you are blind or partially sighted and have an interest in sport, whether it be as a participant or as an observer, this podcast is for you! Get involved and join the conversation by emailing radio@rnib.org.uk (mailto:radio@rnib.org.uk) Other great podcast channels from RNIB Connect Radio Connect (https://audioboom.com/channel/weeklyconnect) - Our main channel with news, features and articles on sight loss. Conversations (https://audioboom.com/channel/conversations) - Blind and partially ...
 
RNIB Connect Radio is the UK radio station for blind and partially sighted people to find out what is happening in the community. You can also contribute and share your stories by emailing radio@rnib.org.uk (mailto:radio@rnib.org.uk) . Get involved and join the conversation. Other great podcast channels from RNIB Connect Radio Conversations (https://audioboom.com/channel/conversations) - Blind and partially sighted people speaking about a wide range of topics. Read On (https://audioboom.com/ ...
 
Get on board! Team Dorset is all about helping Dorset benefit from hosting the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Weymouth & Portland and leaving a real significant legacy. What we do together before, during and beyond 2012 will shape our future. The run up to 2012 are undeniably dynamic times for Dorset - at Team Dorset we want life in our County to improve and progress for years to come. The 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games are a ‘once-in-a-life-time' opportunity to boost improvement an ...
 
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Dick Beardsley is the ultimate story teller, as he talked to us about his running, personal life and shared some Beardsleyism’s. Dick detailed 1981 London Marathon, and how he and Inge Simonsen crossed the finish line, in first place, hand in hand. Then Dick takes us down memory lane with the 1982 Boston Marathon (Duel in the Sun), where Dick and A…
 
After many accidents, and 1 death, on our train station platforms, UK sight loss charities RNIB and Guide Dogs launched a campaign to make the areas safer for blind and partially sighted commuters. They want all platforms to have tactile markers at the edges, so visually impaired people can recognise the danger zone and stay safe. RNIB Connect Radi…
 
It's fair to say that Channel 4's Naked Attraction show is a dating show with a difference and has the UK talking. Did you know that the show has audio description for blind and partially sighted viewers? Did you also know that a couple of Radio 1 presenters asked to become audio describers on the show? RNIB Connect Radio's Allan Russell spoke to G…
 
In this episode of The Bad Stuff, Jody and David discuss: David's new hobby/sport/method of furthering injuring himself Jody gives some advice about how to guarantee the perfect marriage (under duress) Jody reveals his training activity (and gives a gout update) How to feel when a 12 year old girl smashes the 5k record Jody tries to defend the spir…
 
A year and a half after a pandemic crippled Countries an killed more than 3 million people, more and more evidence the Chinese are blocking data of experiments called Gain of Function in the Wuhan Institute of Virology. Was Covid19 an experiment, that leaked out of the lab that was routinely engaged in strengthening Corona Virus'? And experts say t…
 
As Covid-19 restrictions ease across the UK, charities are voicing their concerns that it may lead to new, but unintended, barriers being created for many of their customers. RNIB Connect Radio's Allan Russell spoke to James Adams, Director of RNIB Scotland, to find out what barriers could be created, as we get more freedom, and what can be done so…
 
The Covid-19 restrictions forced many charities to change the way they work and the ways that they support their customers. For many volunteers, this meant turning their skills to new services and new experiences to provide vital help and advice to blind and partially sighted people. RNIB's Ellie Marsh spoke to George Devlin and Conor Joseph, volun…
 
It's been a long time but finally British Blind Sport can resume their sport, and activity, taster days around the UK. The days give blind and partially sighted people, of all ages and abilities, the chance to try some new sports and activities with professional coaching. RNIB Connect Radio's Allan Russell spoke to David Melville, from BBS, to lear…
 
Emma Arnold experienced excruciating pain when losing the sight in one eye. Emma told RNIB Connect Radio the counselling she received from RNIB, helped her come to terms with her condition and the pain. Now, Emma is taking on the Marathon Mates challenge, running a distance of 26.2 miles, throughout May, along with her friend Nadia. Image is of Mar…
 
Each month, RNIB Connect Radio's Allan Russell talks with John Rafferty, CEO of CNIB, to look at some of the latest news coming from the Canadian charity. This month, John tells us about a pilot project which will see a mobile unit travel to some outlying areas, delivering a whole host of services and support. For more information on the CNIB's ser…
 
With thousands of studies being conducted around the Covid pandemic, many are now finally producing results. Prof. Ross Tucker and co-host Mike Finch look at the latest research in sport and if fitness level can help mitigate the severity of both Covid and other diseases. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
10 Years ago the National Federation of the Blind, in the USA, demonstrated it's tech packed car that would allow a blind person to independently drive. The challenge, at Daytona, was a big success and 10 years later, they're involved in a world record attempt to prove that a blind person can drive a car, on a race track, at over 200 miles per hour…
 
If you are a fan of theatre audio description, then it is your chance to help out Kari Seeley, an Audio Describer from Australia with her research into theatre audio description in London, Adelaide and Singapore. Kari Seeley is a professional Audio describer from Adelaide who is carrying out research into visually impaired people’s experience of au…
 
On May 6th 2021 the UK will be going to the polls, on a variety of elections, in the biggest day of voting outside the General Election. How easy is it to independently and secretly cast your vote if you are blind or partially sighted? RNIB Connect Radio's Allan Russell spoke to Holly Matthies, who is partially sighted, to find out what her experie…
 
In The Longest Battle Emma Martins chats with people who have gone through a similar life changing situation to her own when Emma caught a virus in 2013 which completely changed her life for ever. The virus that Emma caught in Vietnam caused a brain aneurysm which in turn has severely affected Emma’s eyesight. In today's The Longest Battle Emma is …
 
It's been a while coming but here's the Bad Boy Running interview with Beth Pascall. In this interview, Jody and David speak to Beth about her incredible Bob Graham Round record. Enjoy! If you enjoyed this episode please SUBSCRIBE to get every episode delivered to you before everyone else. Join the conversation! Suggest future guests, wallow in you…
 
Jurgen Donaldson started to lose his sight in August/September 2019, he had to take some time away from his job at the time, when he returned his employer was not that accommodating to his situation. After being made redundant and reached out to the RNIB Employment Service for support through this tricky time for him and was teamed up with Emma Gri…
 
Each week, RNIB Connect Radio's Allan Russell sits down with Matt Stringer, CEO of RNIB, to discuss some of the latest news coming from the UK sight loss charity. This week Matt talks about the free will service from RNIB, work on accessible voting, Marathon Mates and believe it or not? Naked Attraction! If you'd like to learn more about RNIB and i…
 
It's another episode of The Bad Stuff and it's as tangential as usual. In this episode Jody and David discuss: Was Des Linden's 50k record attempt over-hyped? The BBC's feature on Big's Back Yard Ultra series A critique of one our the most aggressive 1-star reviews BBR has ever received Who the hell is Dan? Why Dead Man's Shoes is one of the greate…
 
Michelle Baker and her son Eli are taking on the challenge of running a marathon distance, 26.2 miles, over the month of May to raise funds for the UK sight loss charity RNIB. There's still time to sign up, raise funds, get some fresh air and get a friend to join in the fun. RNIB Connect Radio's Allan Russell spoke to Michelle to find out why she's…
 
Casting your vote independently and in secrecy is a statutory right in the UK but if you have a visual impairment, that's not always true. UK sight loss charity RNIB has worked with the UK Cabinet Office and the Electoral Commission to improve the voting process and they are also piloting a new way of independent voting. RNIB Connect Radio's Allan …
 
Everyone is looking forward to lockdown lifting, but the relaxation of restrictions is throwing up different issues for blind and partially sighted people. Ellie Marsh spoke to Katie from Transport for all about what needs to be done as we slowly return to normality. Find out more about transport for all here: www.transportforall.org.uk Image shows…
 
In this episode, the team answer your questions. We tackle the effects of the Covid pandemic on elite sport progression, whether the mind is capable of pushing the body to greater performance, how delayed specialisation may benefit young sportspeople and the importance of self talk no matter what your sport. Support our podcast. Visit https://www.p…
 
Seaspiracy is a new movie that has caused a major debate over fishing practices and the future of our Oceans and Lakes. On this Back Story host Dana Lewis explores what Seaspiracy got right/wrong with Dr. Bryce Stewart, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Environment and Geography, at The UK's University of York. And for Canada, sport fisherman Ja…
 
Clare Aldworth, RNIB's National Involvement Coordinator shares the latest opportunities for blind and partially sighted people to get involved in. Opportunities highlighted included: A reminder about a call out from the BBC News Team for visually impaired people to share their Covid experiences for BBC News output on radio, TV and online, an opport…
 
Bryan tackles a mountain while Peter tackles maturity, then together they tackle some updates on important charity events happening in May, including the Boston Bulldog Running Club’s 2021 Run for Recovery (with certain podcast hosts as Grand Marshalls!) Also, listener emails and calls, a trip to the movies, and a visit from an old friend. Register…
 
With elections on 6th May, RNIB has produced a Pocket Guide for blind and partially sighted people to take with them to their local polling stations. Nathan Owen, Policy and Public Affairs Manager for RNIB Cymru, gave the details to RNIB Connect Radio. Image is of the RNIB logo. RNIB in bold, black capital letters, underlined with a pink line and b…
 
Tenby Museum and Art Gallery are opening up their collection to blind and partially sighted people through a series of audio described podcasts which will also be aired on RNIB Connect Radio during the Daily Connect show on Wednesdays for the next few weeks. The audio described podcasts have been written presented and produced by Mark Lewis the cur…
 
The People's Postcode Lottery has given out more than £700million in grants to charities, large and small, in the UK and beyond. RNIB Connect Radio's Allan Russell spoke to PPL Ambassador Danyl Johnson and PPL's Head of Charities, Laura Chow, to learn more about their work. #RNIBConnect Image: People's Postcode Lottery logo…
 
Anyone who has ever watched the London Marathon will remember the guy who ran it in a diving suit. Mainly because they're still covering his progress three days after the event has finished. But that guy is Lloyd Scott, and running London in a diving suit is just one in an incredible career of ridiculous challenges Lloyd has undertaken all in the n…
 
Each month, RNIB Connect Radio's Allan Russell talks with Anne Hornsby, from Mind's Eye Arts, to talk about some forthcoming audio described events, like theatre performances, gallery and museum tours and a host of other options. This month, Anne tells us about some live street dance, live street theatre and a chance for audiences to watch a perfor…
 
UK sight loss charity Henshaws has created a residential, and virtual, training programme for young people with sight loss. It's designed to improve confidence, develop a wide range of mobility and independence skills plus much, much more. RNIB Connect Radio's Allan Russell spoke to Mel Cooke and Alice, from Henshaws, and Emma Cruickshank, from Poc…
 
It's another episode of The Bad Stuff with Jody and David. This week, it's back to Garmin abuse and discussing which gun to buy Jody's daughter. In this episode Jody and David talk: Why you SHOULDN'T exercise like a pro Listener stories of their Garmin abusing them CFTB throwing in a little humblebrag to the mix An evil plan to mess with friends wh…
 
Did you know that making a will can be really easy and, in most circumstances, free? Everyone should think about a will and once you've taken care of your family and friends, you might consider leaving something to charity? RNIB Connect Radio's Allan Russell spoke to Lorna McPhersoon-Reed, from RNIB, and Alexis Fairclough, from Bequeathed, to learn…
 
Are you a visually impaired or disabled actor? If so then Extant the theatre company for visually impaired actors, theatre makers and creatives is calling out for visually impaired and disabled actors for an actual gig coming up this summer as part of their Pathways Programme. Connect Radio’s Toby Davey chats with Caroline Jeyaratnam-Joyner, Pathwa…
 
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