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Real Running Shorts Podcast
52 minutes | Mar 9, 2021
Episode 10 - Rhys' Real Running Shorts (inc ultra marathon record breaking)
Lucy and Paul chat with Rhys, an ultramarathoner who completes miles that they couldn't even imagine, in time that exhausts them just thinking about. Find out about his challenge for this year, which is just...wow (they say that at least 5 times in this episode) and his support team behind him who are truly inspirational. Trying to break a British record whilst raising awareness and funds for The Lucy Faithfull Foundation.Rhys explains what it's like to be a Race Director delivering the 'parkrun of ultramarathons'. Can Paul be persuaded to take part?! Get Paul's latest #ploddingwithpaul challenge update and Lucy will reveal her own challenge.Get ready to be motivated to get out and do something!You can support Rhys in his record breaking challenge: uk.virginmoneygiving.com/RhysJenkinsThreePeaksJOGLEThe Lucy Faithfull Foundation:https://www.lucyfaithfull.org.uk/ Find out more about friendly Ultramarathon running in Wales:www.pegasusultrarunning.com
45 minutes | Feb 18, 2021
Episode 9 - Steve's Real Running Shorts (inc. Club Running)
Lucy and Paul chat with Real Runner Steve, who has just completed RED January with a special team mate. Together they discover lots of things they didn't know, including the benefits of being a club runner, the difference between trail running and cross country, and how many attempts it takes to get into the London Marathon.Steve advises how you can train for a marathon whilst balancing life as a dad and reveals a little known secret about a North East junior parkrun.Catch up on Paul's progress in his #ploddingwithpaul challenge and the importance of exercise for positive mental health.
44 minutes | Feb 10, 2021
Episode 8 - Rebecca's Real Running Shorts (inc. Couch to 5K)
Lucy and Paul chat with Real Runner Rebecca, whose running journey started with the Couch to 5K and has taken her all the way to a trail ultra marathon with a variety of running events in between. Discover her running companions and the different support they offer her.Hear Rebecca's top tips for new runners and the essential piece of kit she recommends for everyone. Not forgetting #Ploddingwithpaul - Paul's challenge for 2021, find out how he got on in his first month and just which one of the pair is in the lead in their Lands End to John O'Groats efforts.
30 minutes | Jan 12, 2021
Episode 7 - Here we go again...
It's the beginning of 2021, and it feels like we've been here before. Lucy and Paul discuss their goals for the new year and how to keep running entertaining in lock down, all while trying to not be interrupted by the newest member of the Real Running Shorts team. Plus Paul reveal's how he needs your help with his latest problem.
28 minutes | Nov 11, 2020
Episode 6 - 2020 What's happened?
Real Running Shorts' sixth episode, Lucy and Paul take a humorous look at exercise in 2020 and how much things have changed for them and other runners. Join them for a laugh at their on going lack of motivation and the excuses they make.Uncover the new skills that they have both learnt in this year of lockdowns, social distancing and snacking. Shedding light on the real running world and giving you and them a bit of light relief and company at the same time.Stay safe :)
35 minutes | May 2, 2020
Episode 5 - The social distancing chat
Real Running Shorts' fifth episode, which is a little bit different. Lucy and Paul take a humorous look about how life has changed for both any kind of exercise and their wider world too. They have a laugh their sudden lack of motivation for exercise and potential reasons behind it, particularly compared to Paul's new enthusiasm for facial hair. Discover what happened to Paul's parkrun challenge, Lucy's reaction to his new haircut and their Thursday night clap incidents. All to try and give you and them a bit of light relief and company in these new and challenging times.Stay safe :)Ps The sound quality is not quite as good on this episode, we've clearly forgotten how to record it as well as previous episodes, it will get better again.
38 minutes | Mar 13, 2020
Episode 4 - Beth's Real Running Shorts (inc. fitness at your own pace)
In Real Running Shorts' fourth episode, Lucy and Paul chat with Real Runner Beth as she talks them through taking on the Couch to 5K challenge with friends, being a self concious runner and her new discovery for keeping fit whilst working round a medical condition. Hear about the special view from the back of a fitness event and an important reminder for all race volunteers (where Lucy get's on her soapbox more than once). Together they have a laugh as they uncover more real running truths, as they chat about Paul's emotional IronMan experience, Lucy's overenthusiastic passion for cheering and Beth's next goal. There is of course at least one mention of food! All to motivate you and them to get out and run.
44 minutes | Feb 20, 2020
Episode 3 - Sheena's Real Running Shorts (inc parkrun)
In Real Running Shorts' third episode, Lucy and Paul chat with Real Runner Sheena as she talks them through starting her running with a Race For Life, running during and after pregnancy, her motivations for running now and her running achievements. Along the way discover Paul's hidden dancing talents, Lucy's similarity to Dory from Finding Nemo and Sheena's top tips to run.Join them for the laughs and exasperations about some of the truths of real running. All to motivate you and them to get out and run.
42 minutes | Jan 29, 2020
Episode 2 - Amanda's Real Running Shorts
In the second episode of Real Running Shorts, Lucy and Paul are joined by Real Runner Amanda. Together they discuss the difficulties of being called a real runner, what RED January means and the importance of cheese toasties. Sharing wise advice and giving you their top tips to run.As usual one of them gets enthusiastic about their running discoveries and potential possibilities in 2020. And one of them just desn't. All in an attempt to motivate you to get out and run.
30 minutes | Dec 31, 2019
Episode 1 - Goals and Motivation
Real Running Shorts - the running podcast for enthusiastic and unenthusiastic runners. Meet Lucy and Paul. One is an enthusiastic runner. The other just isn't. Introducing their running podcast, taking a humorous look back at their running in 2019 and discussing their possible new goals for the new year and what will motivate them to get out and run. One of them is more excited about the possibilities.
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