We know that sometimes the last thing you want to do when you run is listen to someone talk but we have put our heads together to try and find you the most exciting engaging podcasts for your different runs and for you to enjoy in your own time.
Podcasts for Running
Join Sarah Hartley, an amateur runner, and Andy Baddeley, a former pro runner, on The Running Channel Podcast as they tackle significant running topics, offer helpful tips, and discuss the latest running news in a friendly and approachable style, making it the perfect accompaniment for your runs.
Best for: Top running tips
2. The Runner's World UK Podcast
This is your weekly dose of all things running, there to inform and entertain you with unique interviews, advice and news. These episodes come out each Tuesday and are a nice way to learn a little more about running in a friendly manor.
Best for: Short, Sharp Lunchtime runs
3. Run To The Top Podcast
If you want the ultimate guide to running, this podcast is for you. This podcast is there to help motivate runners of every speed, level and age run their best. Within this podcast you hear from everyone in this industry from nutritionists, scientists, psychologists to your everyday runners with inspiring stories.
Best for: Unlocking your running potential
Hosts Angie and Trevor discuss marathon training tips, running stories, and interviews with expert runners and coaches.
Best for: Marathon training
5. Another Mother Runner
This podcast had been built to help bring you sanity when trying to juggle a family and a job, whilst also fitting in those runs. This podcast is informative, relatable, and inclusive.
Best for: Recommending to your mother
6. The Rich Roll Podcast
Rich Roll is a plant-powered ultra-athlete and all-round inspirational figure. In his podcasts he connects with some amazing guests to take a deeper look into wellness topics.
Best for: Long Runs
This is a weekly run club that you can join by simply listening. Jenni Falconer welcomes special guests who also share a passion for running. They talk all things running from why some people get the 'bug' and why others 'don't. This informative, funny, friendly podcast is there for you, no matter what step of your running journey you are on.
Best for: A feel good run and a little company
8. The Long Run
This podcast is everything you didn't know you needed. Whether you are training for your first marathon or you are thinking about doing couch to 5k, everyone is welcome! This podcast is a light hearted look at what Everyday Runners are going through whilst the hosts also try and become better runners!
Best for: It might give it away in the name but the long rung
9. The Real Science of Sport Podcast
Whilst this podcast is not all about running, it is incredibly gripping and always leaves you wanting more. These two scientists dive into the most talked about taboo topics in sport to help learn more about the way the body adapts and reacts to exercise.
Best for: Unlocking your inner sport science geek
10. The High Performance Podcast
This podcast brings you an intimate glimpse into the lives of high-achieving, world-class performers who have all excelled in their field with first hand experiences. This is a set to leave your heart racing and motivate you to get out to run to be the best version of yourself that you can be.
Best for: Motivation
Join comedians and runners Paul Tonkinson and Rob Deering on their podcast recorded while running, where their witty banter and humour will make you feel like you're running right alongside them. With a blend of entertaining conversations covering various topics, you'll find yourself eagerly looking forward to run with them.
Best for: Having the perfect running companion
Join ultramarathon coach Jason Koop as he hosts a running podcast that delves into the science behind trail and ultrarunning. With expert guests and insightful discussions on mental skills, strength training, breathing techniques, polarised training, and more, you'll come away feeling well-informed and engaged in the world of running.
Best for: The ultimate running coach podcast
This is a podcast of our very own Joshua Patterson. Josh interviewed individuals who have pushed through mental and physical barriers and defied the odds. If you want to hear the tails of the ordinary doing extraordinary things, be sure to check this out. Some even say a new season is pending...
Best for: Setting goals