Sinopse

Comedians Paul Tonkinson and Rob Deering talk about life and comedy - but mainly running. Whilst running.

Episódios

  • Umbrellas and Sock Puppets

    Umbrellas and Sock Puppets

    22/10/2020 Duração: 45min

    Undeterred and under umber-ellas, Paul and Rob stroll up the rainy Parkland Walk, as Paul’s injury puts paid to running - for now. Featuring Steve Cram and Paula Radcliffe, snakes and mushrooms, silly runners and runner haters, vaporflys and wellington boots, and time travel.Thank you again SO MUCH to all of you who have ‘bought us a coffee’ through the Acast Supporter button; you’re wonderful.You can pre-order Rob's book Running Tracks here - https://unbound.com/books/running-tracks/ - and get Paul’s book 26.2 Miles to Happiness here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/26-2-Miles-Happiness-Comedians-Marathon/dp/1472966260 Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/runningcommentary.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Lacklustre Legs, Secret Shoes and Crumbling Castles

    Lacklustre Legs, Secret Shoes and Crumbling Castles

    15/10/2020 Duração: 01h12min

    Autumn is definitely on the way in the woods, but green leaves abide, as Paul and Rob take a necessarily gentle turn. Featuring wobbly legs, secret shoes, Strava, non-taxing jobs and collapsing houses, classic movies and festive filth, injuries, recovery and future events, and two sad but touching shrines.Rob's sound is a bit strange at the end; do not adjust your ears.Thank you again SO MUCH to all of you who have ‘bought us a coffee’ through the Acast Supporter button; you’re wonderful.You can pre-order Rob's book Running Tracks here - https://unbound.com/books/running-tracks/ - and get Paul’s book 26.2 Miles to Happiness here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/26-2-Miles-Happiness-Comedians-Marathon/dp/1472966260 Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/runningcommentary.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Rob Ran A Marathon... Or Did He?

    Rob Ran A Marathon... Or Did He?

    08/10/2020 Duração: 01h06min

    As Paul and Rob loop Clissold Park - just as they did in slightly more extreme conditions two days before - Rob reports on his virtual London Marathon. Featuring route rearrangements, next-level hazards, unexpected celebrities, troublesome gels, supportive family and friends, foul-mouthed wipeouts, classic film themes, finish line question marks and, of course, that weather.Thank you again SO MUCH to all of you who have ‘bought us a coffee’ through the Acast Supporter button; you’re wonderful. Also, a huge thank you to everyone who has sponsored Rob for Parkinson's UK.You can pre-order Rob's book Running Tracks here - https://unbound.com/books/running-tracks/ - and get Paul’s book 26.2 Miles to Happiness here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/26-2-Miles-Happiness-Comedians-Marathon/dp/1472966260 Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/runningcommentary.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Virtually the London Marathon

    Virtually the London Marathon

    01/10/2020 Duração: 01h06min

    With less than a week to go, Rob shows Paul the last six miles - the second half, if you will - of his course for the virtual London Marathon. Featuring, hopes, dreams, and a few roads to cross.Thank you again SO MUCH to all of you who have ‘bought us a coffee’ through the Acast Supporter button; you’re wonderful.You can pre-order Rob's book Running Tracks here - https://unbound.com/books/running-tracks/ - and get Paul’s book 26.2 Miles to Happiness here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/26-2-Miles-Happiness-Comedians-Marathon/dp/1472966260 Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/runningcommentary.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • The Last Day Of Summer

    The Last Day Of Summer

    24/09/2020 Duração: 01h09s

    On a lovely turn around Hampstead Heath under beautiful blue skies, Paul and Rob talk about running and happiness, training and strength, bumping into friends and crossing the path of disapprovers, tapering and potatoes, and when a bridge is not a bridge.Thank you again SO MUCH to all of you who have ‘bought us a coffee’ through the Acast Supporter button; you’re wonderful.You can pre-order Rob's book Running Tracks here - https://unbound.com/books/running-tracks/ - and get Paul’s book 26.2 Miles to Happiness here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/26-2-Miles-Happiness-Comedians-Marathon/dp/1472966260 Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/runningcommentary.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Virtual Great North Run, Actual September Sun

    Virtual Great North Run, Actual September Sun

    17/09/2020 Duração: 45min

    Sunshine on Hackney Marshes, where the car park is open again… or is it? Featuring Rob’s tree house, Paul’s pylon, Rob’s Great North Run report, Paul’s Woodberry Wetlands abuse, and two slightly different approaches to next month’s virtual London Marathon.Thank you again SO MUCH to all of you who have ‘bought us a coffee’ through the Acast Supporter button; you’re wonderful.You can pre-order Rob's book Running Tracks here - https://unbound.com/books/running-tracks/ - and get Paul’s book 26.2 Miles to Happiness here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/26-2-Miles-Happiness-Comedians-Marathon/dp/1472966260 Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/runningcommentary.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Autumn Adventures, Detox Dreams

    Autumn Adventures, Detox Dreams

    10/09/2020 Duração: 56min

    For now, 2020’s glory abides - but will this be the last time we see green leaves over Highgate Woods this year? Featuring running report, the not-drinking debrief, Rob’s surprise adventures, Paul’s empowering dreams, new shoes and old legs. By the way, we had a minor technical issue towards the end - in case you think Rob’s on an old-fashioned radio.And thank you SO MUCH to all of you who have ‘bought us a coffee’ through the Acast Supporter button; you’re wonderful.You can pre-order Rob's book Running Tracks here - https://unbound.com/books/running-tracks/ - and get Paul’s book 26.2 Miles to Happiness here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/26-2-Miles-Happiness-Comedians-Marathon/dp/1472966260 Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/runningcommentary.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • On The Heath After The Holidays

    On The Heath After The Holidays

    03/09/2020 Duração: 40min

    A brilliant blue sky over Hampstead Heath on the first of September, as Paul and Rob reunite after their holidays. Featuring many a magpie, swimming in the sea, a curmudgeon in Corfu, Tonks’ tightness, swabs and spikes, trees and tracks, and toenail tips.Thank you SO MUCH to all of you who have ‘bought us a coffee’ through the Acast Supporter button; you’re wonderful.You can pre-order Rob's book Running Tracks here - https://unbound.com/books/running-tracks/ - and get Paul’s book 26.2 Miles to Happiness here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/26-2-Miles-Happiness-Comedians-Marathon/dp/1472966260 Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/runningcommentary.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Feelin Hot Hot Hot

    Feelin' Hot Hot Hot

    27/08/2020 Duração: 01h07min

    In the heart of the heatwave, Paul and Rob loop beautiful Alexandra Palace and talk training, holidays and everything else. Featuring virtual events ahead, Rob’s ‘Three Tens’ theory, using your own house as a drinks station - or a holiday destination - running vs cycling, and some excruciating wordplay from Rob leading to a difference of opinion - during which Paul falls over. It's all here!We can’t thank you enough for the money and messages you’ve sent through the Acast Supporter button; cheers loves.Get Paul’s book 26.2 Miles to Happiness HERE: https://www.amazon.co.uk/26-2-Miles-Happiness-Comedians-Marathon/dp/1472966260Pre-order Rob's book Running Tracks HERE: https://unbound.com/books/running-tracks/ Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/runningcommentary.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Q  A Part Two - This Time Its Personal...

    Q & A Part Two - This Time It's Personal...

    20/08/2020 Duração: 53min

    Another raft of your questions, addressed in Paul’s back garden - thanks so much for your excellent queries on the internet.We can’t thank you enough for the money and messages you’ve sent through the Acast Supporter button; cheers loves.Pre-order Rob's book Running Tracks HERE: https://unbound.com/books/running-tracks/Get Paul’s book 26.2 Miles to Happiness HERE: https://www.amazon.co.uk/26-2-Miles-Happiness-Comedians-Marathon/dp/1472966260  Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/runningcommentary.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Some Like It Hot

    Some Like It Hot

    13/08/2020 Duração: 50min

    On one of the hottest days of the year, Rob and Paul head for the cover of the trees in Highgate Woods. Featuring what happens when runners swim, Rob’s book being on track, when comedians don’t gig, the weird whistle of a wizard in the woods, old muscles and hangover habits, and good and bad dinosaurs. By the way, at the end Rob’s mic gets very spacy - thanks for salvaging something there Steve!We can’t thank you enough for the money and messages you’ve sent through the Acast Supporter button; cheers loves.Pre-order Rob's book Running Tracks HERE: https://unbound.com/books/running-tracks/Get Paul’s book 26.2 Miles to Happiness HERE: https://www.amazon.co.uk/26-2-Miles-Happiness-Comedians-Marathon/dp/1472966260  Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/runningcommentary.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Catching Up With Tom Price

    Catching Up With Tom Price

    06/08/2020 Duração: 01h09min

    Our friend, Magic DJ and My Mate Bought A Toaster podcaster Tom Price returns for a sunny run around the local parks and wetlands, and a chat about… well, a lot; powered vehicles, Hugh Grant, the women in Tom’s life - Wife, mother, someone called Adrienne, an old Welsh lady, and Gwen Stefani - and the scary stories of why Tom hasn’t been running, and Paul won’t do yoga.We can’t thank you enough for the money and messages you’ve sent through the Acast Supporter button; cheers loves.Pre-order Rob's book Running Tracks HERE: https://unbound.com/books/running-tracks/Get Paul’s book 26.2 Miles to Happiness HERE: https://www.amazon.co.uk/26-2-Miles-Happiness-Comedians-Marathon/dp/1472966260  Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/runningcommentary.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Woodland Wanderers

    Woodland Wanderers

    30/07/2020 Duração: 01h08min

    Back up the Parkland Walk to the woods, where clouds and leaves make for a magical August gloom. Featuring holiday plans, children growing up, blagging vegan food, avoiding non-alcoholic wine and being tempted by burgers, Paul’s great new book idea, Tom Cruise, John Donne, Jason Manford and Linda Lusardi, and how to be contemplative and competitive at the same time.We can’t thank you enough for the money and messages you’ve sent through the Acast Supporter button; cheers loves.Pledge to support Rob's book Running Tracks HERE: https://unbound.com/books/running-tracks/Get Paul’s book 26.2 Miles to Happiness HERE: https://www.amazon.co.uk/26-2-Miles-Happiness-Comedians-Marathon/dp/1472966260  Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/runningcommentary.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Eleanor Tiernan

    Eleanor Tiernan

    23/07/2020 Duração: 57min

    Hear Paul and Rob’s joy at catching up with another human, as they take a turn round Victoria Park with top comic and fairly-new-to-it runner Eleanor Tiernan - and hear how running has changed her life. Featuring parkrun tourism, coaching - virtually and in reality - coming out whilst staying in, running events and comedy dreams post-lockdown.We can’t thank you enough for the money and messages you’ve sent through the Acast Supporter button; cheers loves.Pledge to support Rob's book Running Tracks HERE: https://unbound.com/books/running-tracks/Get Paul’s book 26.2 Miles to Happiness HERE: https://www.amazon.co.uk/26-2-Miles-Happiness-Comedians-Marathon/dp/1472966260 Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/runningcommentary.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Pace, Parks, Planking and Plonk

    Pace, Parks, Planking and Plonk

    16/07/2020 Duração: 01h12min

    Rob and Paul continue to gently widen their net, returning to Clissold and Finsbury Parks, Woodberry Reservoirs and Highbury Fields. Featuring adventures on the track, gorgeous flora and combative fauna, the locked gates and lavatories of North London, and Tonks trying a challenging new beverage…We can’t thank you enough for the money and messages you’ve sent through the Acast Supporter button; cheers loves.Pledge to support Rob's book Running Tracks HERE: https://unbound.com/books/running-tracks/Get Paul’s book 26.2 Miles to Happiness HERE: https://www.amazon.co.uk/26-2-Miles-Happiness-Comedians-Marathon/dp/1472966260  Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/runningcommentary.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Mind How You Go!

    Mind How You Go!

    09/07/2020 Duração: 01h18min

    Paul takes Rob up the Parkland Walk, round Highgate Woods, and then, for the first time in many months, beyond. Featuring all the usual running, drinking, and police reports, plus Ennio Morricone (RIP), churches and galleries, the Tired Out Comedians Award 2020, Rob's ailments, Paul's parental strife, wood pigeons, noisy neighbours, and TV's greatest moment. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/runningcommentary.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • A Run Round Hackney, Hawaii, Glastonbury and Narnia

    A Run Round Hackney, Hawaii, Glastonbury and Narnia

    02/07/2020 Duração: 50min

    A windy double loop round Hackney Marshes starts with a possible parking ticket and a brace of hangovers, but thanks to a a couple of cops and a shed load of swifts, it all comes good in the end. Featuring brilliant Beyoncé, partying progeny, REM on the riverbank, a problematic pylon, possible careers in degeneracy, the National grump, Paul's love letter and Rob's perfect Glastonbury. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/runningcommentary.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Previously on Running Commentary…

    Previously on Running Commentary…

    25/06/2020 Duração: 58min

    A stunningly sunny June run to and through the woods, where, as some kind of potential future falls into place, Paul and Rob look back at their history together. Featuring extreme generosity, unreasonable mockery, sun-dappled greenery, familiar constabulary, nuggets of philosophy, marathons and parkruns past and future, putting it all out there, buying all the available fish,and some hot dogs.We can’t thank you enough for the money and messages you’ve sent through the Acast Supporter button; cheers loves.Pledge to support Rob's book Running Tracks HERE: https://unbound.com/books/running-tracks/Get Paul’s book 26.2 Miles to Happiness HERE: https://www.amazon.co.uk/26-2-Miles-Happiness-Comedians-Marathon/dp/1472966260  Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/runningcommentary.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Pains in the Park

    Pains in the Park

    18/06/2020 Duração: 01h02min

    Not so much medal Monday as medical Monday; as the sun shines on Victoria Park, Paul and Rob are feeling a little bit mortal. Featuring chest pains, famous Northerners Michael Parkinson and Geoff Wedge, the satisfaction of a job pointlessly done, trials and tribulations of feeding the family, and the comparative thrills of Terminator 2 and Sweet Magnolias. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/runningcommentary.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Heckled in Highgate

    Heckled in Highgate

    11/06/2020 Duração: 01h16min

    A surprisingly interactive, still socially-distanced leafy lope through Paul’s woods. Featuring storms, Sideways and Spinal Tap, fast finish form, career conundrums for comedians, birds, dogs and monsters, Police, Parking Attendants and palaver.Pledge to support Rob's book Running Tracks HERE: https://unbound.com/books/running-tracks/Get Paul’s book 26.2 Miles to Happiness HERE: https://www.amazon.co.uk/26-2-Miles-Happiness-Comedians-Marathon/dp/1472966260  Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/runningcommentary.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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