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Hosted by RW Editor-in-Chief David Willey, The Runner’s World Show podcast brings listeners inside the runner’s world. The weekly mix includes stories of ordinary athletes doing extraordinary things, exclusive interviews with notable names in the sport, the latest from the experts on training, gear, injury prevention, and nutrition, and what’s happening behind the scenes at Runner’s World.

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Hosted by RW Editor-in-Chief David Willey, The Runner’s World Show podcast brings listeners inside the runner’s world. The weekly mix includes stories of ordinary athletes doing extraordinary things, exclusive interviews with notable names in the sport, the latest from the experts on training, gear, injury prevention, and nutrition, and what’s happening behind the scenes at Runner’s World.

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Please Bring Back

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Was Great at One Time

By M. Bjorkman - Nov 01 2018
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This pod used to be awesome. Sad that it changed like it did.

iTunes Ratings

532 Ratings
Average Ratings
330
99
27
26
50

Please Bring Back

By JJ apple 3 - Dec 13 2019
Read more
Listening to old episodes

Was Great at One Time

By M. Bjorkman - Nov 01 2018
Read more
This pod used to be awesome. Sad that it changed like it did.
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The Runner's World Show

Latest release on Nov 23, 2017

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Episode 50: How to Train Your Best

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For our 50th episode, we’re devoting the entire show to answering your pressing training questions—from getting faster to how to train better in the heat. (0:24)

The Runner’s World Show is brought to you by Bombas. For an exclusive 20% off your first order of incredibly comfortable socks, plus a money-back guarantee, go to Bombas.com/run. (You’ll even get free shipping on orders of $30 or more.)

Episode Credits:

Host: David Willey

Producers: Sylvia Ryerson, Christine Fennessy and Brian Dalek.

The Runner's World Show is a proud part of Panoply.

Check out our show page here.

Follow us on Twitter (@rwaudio) and Facebook (Runner's World Audio).

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Apr 20 2017

50mins

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Rank #2: Episode 43: Eating Disorders and Running

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Do you eat to run, or run to eat? This week we have roundtable discussion on a very important topic: disordered eating and eating disorders in running. (:35)

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And by Aaptiv, an on-demand audio fitness app that you can do at home, at the gym, outdoors—anywhere. Get your first month free when you sign up for a monthly subscription at aaptiv.com and use the promo code “RUN.”

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Episode Credits:

Host: David Willey

Producers: Sylvia Ryerson, Christine Fennessy and Brian Dalek

The Runner's World Show is a proud part of Panoply.

Check out our show page here.

Follow us on Twitter (@rwaudio) and Facebook (Runner's World Audio).

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Mar 02 2017

53mins

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Rank #3: Episode 21: Run Your Best Marathon

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  • Want to run your first (or fastest) marathon? Our expert roundtable of Executive Editor Tish Hamilton, training director Budd Coates, and Chief Running Officer Bart Yasso answers your lingering questions on how to get to the starting line healthy so you reach the finish line with your best time ever. (2:34)
  • In the Kick, our team discusses some of the best running cities in America, a WWII veteran who just completed his three-year run across the country, and Kevin Hart’s biggest running accomplishment to date. (55:02)                                                                                                     Check out our show page here.

    Follow us on Twitter (@rwaudio) and Facebook (Runner's World Audio). 

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Sep 01 2016

1hr 9mins

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Rank #4: Episode 60: The Secrets for Peak Performance

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We tag along with one of our colleagues as he makes a final—desperate attempt—to heal his pain with the help of sports massage. (2:10)

Steve Magness, coauthor of the new book Peak Performance, gives a surprising, provocative look at the new science of success. (23:06)

In the Kick, how to deal with those hot, muggy runs, and why running is therapeutic for blink-182 drummer Travis Barker. (1:04:01)

This episode of The Runner's World Show is brought to you by Brooks. Sign up for the Brooks Big Endorsement and become a sponsored athlete at www.BrooksAthlete.com/rw.

Episode Credits

Host: Christine Fennessy

Producers: Sylvia Ryerson, Christine Fennessy and Brian Dalek.

The Runner's World Show is a proud part of Panoply.

Check out our show page here.

Follow us on Twitter (@rwaudio) and Facebook (Runner's World Audio).

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Jun 22 2017

1hr 14mins

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Rank #5: Episode 65: Run Your Best Fall Race

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This week it’s all about you with our fourth training roundtable. We bring our experts into the studio to answer all of your training and gear questions as you get ready for your fall half or full marathons. (:45)

This episode of the Runner's World Show is brought to you by Brooks. Sign up for the Brooks Big Endorsement and become a sponsored athlete at www.BrooksAthlete.com/rw.

Episode Credits:

Host: Brian Dalek

Producers: Sylvia Ryerson, Christine Fennessy and Brian Dalek.

The Runner's World Show is a proud part of Panoply.

Check out our show page here.

Follow us on Twitter (@rwaudio) and Facebook (Runner's World Audio).

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Aug 10 2017

49mins

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Rank #6: Episode 36: Life at the Back of the Pack

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Writer and Sub-30 Club founder Ted Spiker shares how he is so amazed that his simple goal of breaking 30 minutes in a 5K turned into one of the most positive running groups around. Plus, his longtime struggle with weight, and what life is like at the back of the pack. (2:29)

The amazing motivational power behind the Sub-30 Club, a group that doesn’t leave any runner behind. (42:16)

In the Kick, cool new fitness tech from CES 2017, notable announcements from the elite side, and a man with paraplegia walks the Dopey Challenge. (1:01:21)

This episode of The Runner's World Show is brought to you by Brooks. Sign up for the Brooks Big Endorsement and become a sponsored athlete at www.BrooksAthlete.com/rw.

Episode Credits:

Host: David Willey

Producers: Sylvia Ryerson, Christine Fennessy and Brian Dalek

The Runner's World Show is a proud part of Panoply.

Check out our show page here.

Follow us on Twitter (@rwaudio) and Facebook (Runner's World Audio).

Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Jan 12 2017

1hr 15mins

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Rank #7: Episode 39: Running Strong

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Dr. Jordan Metzl, a nationally recognized sports medicine physician, author of the Workout Prescription, and creator of the IronStrength Workout DVD, shares how he has become an evangelist of sorts—for prescribing exercise as medicine for injured athletes. (2:18)

We head to Central Park to see just what brings runners—and athletes of all kinds—out on a frigid day for a high intensity workout called IronStrength. (25:55)

In the Kick, what it takes to run 100,000 lifetime miles, a relay team that you wouldn’t want to see on the track, and how one man dominated seven marathons on seven continents in seven days. (36:03)

The Runner’s World Show is brought to you by Blue Apron, the No. 1 fresh ingredient and recipe delivery service in the country. Check out this week’s menu and get your first 3 meals free—with free shipping—by going to blueapron.com/run.

And by Aaptiv, an on-demand audio fitness app that you can do at home, at the gym, outdoors—anywhere. Get your first month free when you sign up for a monthly subscription at aaptiv.com  and use the promo code “RUN.”

Episode Credits:

Host: David Willey

Producers: Sylvia Ryerson, Christine Fennessy and Brian Dalek.

The Runner's World Show is a proud part of Panoply.

Check out our show page here.

Follow us on Twitter (@rwaudio) and Facebook (Runner's World Audio).

Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Feb 02 2017

48mins

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Rank #8: Episode 32: A Healthy Running Life

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Andrea Barber of Netflix’s Fuller House talks about how her transformation into a runner caught her by surprise given sports weren’t really her thing growing up. Despite that, she caught the running bug and has completed dozens of half marathons and several marathons in just a few years. (2:05)

We all deal with running injuries, so we followed one runner who takes part in an innovative program to determine the cause, and hopefully the treatment, of his nagging plantar fasciiitis. Plus, the tips you can use to stay strong and healthy. (28:04)

In the Kick, we recap several amazing racing stories, including how a prisoner ran his own Boston Marathon while on a treadmill, a 13-year-old who almost took down the top high-school runners, and an inspiring 96-year-old who isn’t satisfied with breaking records. (44:26)

This week's episode is brought to you by Jabra. Listeners can go to jabra.com/runnersworld to sign up for exclusive discounts and special offers on Jabra products like the Jabra Elite Sport wireless earbuds. 

Check out our show page here.

Follow us on Twitter (@rwaudio) and Facebook (Runner's World Audio). 

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Dec 08 2016

55mins

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Rank #9: Episode 51: Shalane Flanagan

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Olympian Shalane Flanagan discusses her love of the Boston Marathon, the integrity of the sport, and why she’s addicted to Dunkin’ Donuts. Plus, Shalane sticks around to take questions from our audience and tests her mettle in some Boston Marathon trivia. (1:57)

In the Kick, some blazing fast (and obscure) times at the 2017 London Marathon, the story behind the “Barefoot Caveman” runner, and a long streak for sub-5:00 miles. (50:02)

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Episode Credits:

Host: David Willey

Producers: Sylvia Ryerson, Christine Fennessy and Brian Dalek.

The Runner's World Show is a proud part of Panoply.

Check out our show page here.

Follow us on Twitter (@rwaudio) and Facebook (Runner's World Audio).

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Apr 27 2017

1hr 3mins

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Rank #10: Episode 63: The Runner’s Heart

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This week, we have a very special show: a roundtable on the topic of heart health and running. With help from our experts, we try to address how good/bad running is for your heart and try to make sense of the headlines that say, “Too much running will kill you!” (:40)

This episode of the Runner's World Show is brought to you by Brooks. Sign up for the Brooks Big Endorsement and become a sponsored athlete at www.BrooksAthlete.com/rw.

Further Reading: The Runner's Heart

Episode Credits:

Host: Christine Fennessy

Producers: Sylvia Ryerson and Christine Fennessy

Special thanks to Dr. Jordan Metzl for leading our roundtable discussion.

The Runner's World Show is a proud part of Panoply.

Check out our show page here.

Follow us on Twitter (@rwaudio) and Facebook (Runner's World Audio).

Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Jul 13 2017

56mins

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Rank #11: Episode 29: Running Off 200 Pounds

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Josh LaJaunie and Eileen Moon, our 2016 Cover Search winners, talk with Editor-in-Chief David Willey about how the sport has impacted their lives, and how they strive to help others as well. (2:21)

In the Kick, we recap the New York City Marathon, including a 96-year-old WWII Marine’s amazing journey to the finish line. (1:06:34)

Check out our show page here.

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Nov 10 2016

1hr 15mins

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Rank #12: Episode 28: Running While Female

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A roundtable discussion between Runner's World editors, experts, and regular runners about the various forms of harassment women face while running, and what can be done about it. (2:30)

Sons of Anarchy actor Theo Rossi talks about the intersection of running and acting and the buildup to his first marathon (this Sunday!). (52:37)

In the Kick, a quick roundup of what to watch for in the New York City Marathon this weekend. (1:12:08)

Check out our show page here.

Follow us on Twitter (@rwaudio) and Facebook (Runner's World Audio). 

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Nov 03 2016

1hr 22mins

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Rank #13: Episode 35: New Year, New You

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  • Want to run your best in 2017? Our expert roundtable of Executive Editor Tish Hamilton, Training Director Budd Coates, and Chief Running Officer Bart Yasso answer your questions on how to reach your running goals for the new year. (1:34)
  • In the Kick, we round up the top five running stories of the year—the stories that made us laugh and cry and feel everything in between. (58:58)
This week’s episode is brought to you by Jabra. Listeners can go to jabra.com/runnersworld to sign up for exclusive discounts and special offers on Jabra products like the Jabra Elite Sport Wireless earbuds.

Check out our show page here.

Follow us on Twitter (@rwaudio) and Facebook (Runner's World Audio). 

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Dec 29 2016

1hr 16mins

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Rank #14: Episode 18: Shalane Flanagan and Frank Shorter

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Shalane Flanagan discusses how, after a super strong start to the Olympic Marathon Trials this past February, things unraveled—fast—and what she’s done to feel strong heading into the marathon at the Olympics in Rio. (2:33)

Running legend Frank Shorter joins Editor-in-Chief David Willey for a conversation about his extraordinary career. They go deep on the most pivotal moments in his life, including his Olympic experiences, doping in the sport of running, and the tough childhood that is documented in his new book, My Marathon. (16:14)

In the Kick, Apple to release a long-awaited emoji for its devices, an amazing teen runs a sub-4:00 mile, and a glimpse at the first weekend of running at the Olympics. (55:31)

Check out our show page here.

Follow us on Twitter (@rwaudio) and Facebook (Runner's World Audio). 

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Aug 11 2016

1hr 6mins

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Rank #15: Episode 34: The Spartan Way

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Joe De Sena, founder and CEO of Spartan Race, discusses what drives him to push himself—and others—to their absolute limits. (1:57)

Want to try something new that goes beyond setting a marathon PR? Throw some physical challenges into your next event. We take you inside what it is like to try your first-ever obstacle course race. (48:32)

In the Kick, what it takes to make thousands of Santas enter a 5-miler, the best way to fuel for cold-weather runs, and the first-ever “Beer Mile” shoe. (1:03:21)

This week’s episode is brought to you by Jabra. Listeners can go to jabra.com/runnersworld to sign up for exclusive discounts and special offers on Jabra products like the Jabra Elite Sport Wireless earbuds.

Listeners to this show can get a 26% discount on their next—or their first—Spartan Race. Enter the promo code “Run26” after you sign up at Spartan.com.

Check out our show page here.

Follow us on Twitter (@rwaudio) and Facebook (Runner's World Audio). 

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Dec 22 2016

1hr 15mins

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Rank #16: Episode 26: Dean Karnazes

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Dean Karnazes, legendary ultrarunner and author, discusses how he became a runner, his latest book (The Road to Sparta), and some of his most memorable running adventures. (1:33)

Why the most important part of your run may just happen in the 10 minutes after you’re done. (44:17)

In the Kick, Ed Whitlock crushes another age-group record, several unique Guinness World Records fall at the Toronto Waterfront Marathon and Half Marathon, and can your favorite type of running shoe be injuring you?  (1:01:15)

Further reading:

Get Stronger With This 10-Minute Workout for Runners

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Oct 20 2016

1hr 14mins

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Rank #17: Episode 40: Love on the Run

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Amelia Boone, one of the toughest women in obstacle course racing and ultrarunning, talks about how her fiercely competitive nature has fueled her since childhood. (2:22)

The art and the luck of finding someone to run with, with help from our listeners and a few RW staffers. (42:04)

In the Kick, a Boston Marathon bombing survivor will tie the knot with the firefighter who saved her, how running affects your sex life, and dealing with that obnoxious on-the-run mucus. (58:28)

This episode of The Runner's World Show is brought to you by Brooks. Sign up for the Brooks Big Endorsement and become a sponsored athlete at www.BrooksAthlete.com/rw.

Episode Credits:

Host: David Willey

Producers: Sylvia Ryerson, Christine Fennessy, Brian Dalek and Claire Trageser

The Runner's World Show is a proud part of Panoply.

Check out our show page here.

Follow us on Twitter (@rwaudio) and Facebook (Runner's World Audio).

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Feb 09 2017

1hr 9mins

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Rank #18: Episode 24: The Healing Power of Running

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Writer Kristin Armstrong discusses how she balances life as a mother, friend, and grad student while also finding the joy in her running life. (2:50)

We bring you the final part of Project Build Strength, otherwise known as executive editor Tish Hamilton’s quest to run less, and cross train more. (30:14)

In the Kick, two very different record attempts in the world of ultrarunning, how fast you need to be to qualify for the Boston Marathon, and an alleged thief who picked the wrong hotel room. (44:53)

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Oct 06 2016

56mins

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Rank #19: Episode 15: Upgrade Your Running Routine

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Marathon Training Academy podcast creators, Trevor and Angie Spencer, offer training advice and motivation to thousands of listeners in an effort to make them the best runner possible. Trevor and Angie also shared their humble start in the world of podcasting and in the world of running. (17:35)

We check back in with Executive Editor Tish Hamilton as she continues her quest to build strength this summer by running less. Her latest goal is to find the joy in walking by becoming a stronger hiker. (1:40)

In the Kick, there’s a new half marathon record that proves moms can get it done, an ultrarunner is going for Scott Jurek’s Appalachian Trail thru-hike speed record, and a memorable moment at our recent Runner’s World Classic race for survivors of the Boston Marathon bombings. (33:20)

Check out our show page here.

Follow us on Twitter (@rwaudio) and Facebook (Runner's World Audio). 

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Jul 21 2016

43mins

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Rank #20: Episode 41: Dreaming Big

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Matt Llano, a 2:12 marathoner, talks about why he sets lofty goals and isn’t afraid to go public with them. (2:22)

The second installment in our series about Editor-in-Chief David Willey’s moonshot marathon—otherwise known as his attempt to finally qualify for the Boston Marathon. (20:58)

In the Kick, two different records fall, a fresh new way to run a beer mile, and a quiz on the biggest races in the United States. (1:02:48)

Blue Apron is the No. 1 fresh ingredient and recipe delivery service in the country. Check out this week’s menu and get your first 3 meals free—with free shipping—by going to blueapron.com/run.

The Runner’s World Show is brought to you by Aaptiv, an on-demand audio fitness app that you can do at home, at the gym, outdoors—anywhere. Get your first month free when you sign up for a monthly subscription at aaptiv.com  and use the promo code “RUN.”

Episode Credits:

Host: David Willey

Producers: Sylvia Ryerson, Christine Fennessy and Brian Dalek

The Runner's World Show is a proud part of Panoply.

Check out our show page here.

Follow us on Twitter (@rwaudio) and Facebook (Runner's World Audio).

Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Feb 16 2017

1hr 15mins

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