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

Episódios

  • Predictions on a Blasted Heath

    05/01/2022 Duração: 42min

    For their first run of the new year, Paul and Rob take a turn round a cold-and-wet Hampstead Heath. Featuring New Year's Eve stories, parkrun report, COVID of course, saying goodbye to Christmas and making plans - and rules - for 2022.Happy New Year to all of you, and thanks for all your lovely messages and support. On we all go into the future! #RunOnRob's book Running Tracks is available here - https://www.waterstones.com/book/running-tracks/rob-deering/9781800180444, you can get Paul’s award-winning 26.2 Miles to Happiness here - https://www.waterstones.com/book/26-2-miles-to-happiness/paul-tonkinson/9781472975270Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/runningcommentary. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • So That Was Christmas

    30/12/2021 Duração: 58min

    Rob and Paul take their final trot of 2021 - on soft surfaces, of course. As they negotiate their way round a busy, waterlogged Clissold Park they report on the festivities and look back at the year. Featuring guests’ adventures, marathon memories, and the strange shape of time - plus turkey at Tonkinson towers, excessive eating at Rob’s place, and sprouts at both - enjoyed by neither.Happy New Year everyone. Here’s to a fun and run-filled 2022. Thanks for all your support this year - we love you; namaste.Rob's book Running Tracks is available here - https://www.waterstones.com/book/running-tracks/rob-deering/9781800180444, and you can get Paul’s award-winning 26.2 Miles to Happiness here - https://www.waterstones.com/book/26-2-miles-to-happiness/paul-tonkinson/9781472975270Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/runningcommentary. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • It's Chriiist-maaas!

    23/12/2021 Duração: 47min

    Merry Christmas everyone! Rob and Paul managed to run together for this festive episode, all highs and lows, big thoughts and scary stories.Lots of love to you all at this full-on time of year, wherever you're at with your life, your celebrations and your running.You've been such a wonderful community this year; thank you for all your support. Looking forward to sharing 2022 with you.Have a great holiday - maybe even take the day off running! Hope you get all you wished for. But if you find your present stack lacking, Rob's book Running Tracks is available here - https://www.waterstones.com/book/running-tracks/rob-deering/9781800180444, and you can get Paul’s award-winning 26.2 Miles to Happiness here - https://www.waterstones.com/book/26-2-miles-to-happiness/paul-tonkinson/9781472975270Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/runningcommentary. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Regents Park Run Stories

    16/12/2021 Duração: 47min

    A grey-but-lovely December day sees Rob and Paul taking a gentle trot on the soft surfaces of Regents Park. Featuring luddite attitudes to trainers, advanced police disguises, Paul's gig report, Rob's teen adventures - and his blow-by-blow 10k report - and all your brilliant PBs.Thank you, as ever, for all your support. Here's hoping your running continues unimpeded by injury or pandemic logistics; take care.Rob's book Running Tracks is available here - https://www.waterstones.com/book/running-tracks/rob-deering/9781800180444, you can get Paul’s award-winning 26.2 Miles to Happiness here - https://www.waterstones.com/book/26-2-miles-to-happiness/paul-tonkinson/9781472975270Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/runningcommentary. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Salford in the Storm, Sliders at Home

    09/12/2021 Duração: 51min

    Another miraculously distanced episode, but not quite as communal as the London Marathon, as Rob braves the storm to run a classic route from Manchester, and Paul, once again 'on the bench', makes breakfast. Featuring cormorants and a yellow wagtail, another Hove parkrun report, a couple of heartwarming Christmas tales, a look ahead to Rob's 10k, and painful knees.Thank you for all your Christmas love via the Acast Supporter button; we love you too.Rob's book Running Tracks is available here - https://www.waterstones.com/book/running-tracks/rob-deering/9781800180444, you can get Paul’s award-winning 26.2 Miles to Happiness here - https://www.waterstones.com/book/26-2-miles-to-happiness/paul-tonkinson/9781472975270Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/runningcommentary. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Bums, Trees, Bees and PBs

    02/12/2021 Duração: 01h01min

    Paul's slowly but surely returning to form - touch wood - so Rob and he head back to the forest via the Parkland Walk. Featuring Madonna stuck under the bed, lucid dreaming, Rob's birthday cocktail tally, Paul's first-class boozin', some confused insects and friendly strangers, and your PBs.Thanks to everyone who's supported us through the Acast button - so many 'coffees'; you're wonderful people.Do you know what make great Christmas presents? Books about running! Rob's book Running Tracks is available here - https://www.waterstones.com/book/running-tracks/rob-deering/9781800180444, you can get Paul’s award-winning 26.2 Miles to Happiness here - https://www.waterstones.com/book/26-2-miles-to-happiness/paul-tonkinson/9781472975270Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/runningcommentary. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Bakers, Pacers and Finish-line Fisticuffs

    25/11/2021 Duração: 45min

    With the temperature dropping and the last bonfire-coloured leaves on the trees, you have to ask yourself how much more November it could be - and the answer would be... none more November. Paul is back running - if gently, on soft surfaces - and Rob's back from fun times in Brighton in an episode that covers the Bake Off, parkrun report - featuring finish-line fun - binge drinking, lively audience-member stories, and all the wonders of Clissold Park - secret police, local pop stars and frisky deer.Thank you for all your support - through the Acast supporter button, your sponsorship of Rob's marathons, and getting behind our books. You're beautiful people and we love you; namaste.Rob's book Running Tracks is available here - https://www.waterstones.com/book/running-tracks/rob-deering/9781800180444, you can get Paul’s award-winning 26.2 Miles to Happiness here - https://www.waterstones.com/book/26-2-miles-to-happiness/paul-tonkinson/9781472975270Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/

  • No Running!

    18/11/2021 Duração: 47min

    Paul is still being careful with his injury-prone legs, so Rob spots an opportunity; a walk round beautiful Woodberry Wetlands, where running is forbidden. Now, can they enjoy nature's gifts - or will they sulk all the way round? Featuring Paul's treatments, Rob's run report, a rogue runner, birds black and white, all kinds of podcasts and of course, drinking report.More generosity from you via the Acast Supporter button - thank you so much, we really appreciate it.Rob's book Running Tracks is available here - https://www.waterstones.com/book/running-tracks/rob-deering/9781800180444, you can get Paul’s award-winning 26.2 Miles to Happiness here - https://www.waterstones.com/book/26-2-miles-to-happiness/paul-tonkinson/9781472975270Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/runningcommentary. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Rob's Runs and Paul's Problems

    11/11/2021 Duração: 50min

    Fate conspires to prevent Rob and Paul from providing you with the customary dose of running and chat, but they manage it anyway - Steve to the rescue as usual. Featuring further leg trouble for Paul - and a diary clash - faffy phone trouble for Rob, more stories of gigs and journeys, including a trip south of the river if you can imagine, all kinds of colours on Hampstead Heath, running up hills slow and going downhill fast, and all your brilliant PBs.Thanks again to everyone who has 'bought us a coffee' through the Acast Supporter button - very generous and very musch appreciated.Rob's book Running Tracks is available here - https://www.waterstones.com/book/running-tracks/rob-deering/9781800180444, you can get Paul’s award-winning 26.2 Miles to Happiness here - https://www.waterstones.com/book/26-2-miles-to-happiness/paul-tonkinson/9781472975270Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/runningcommentary. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • A Spooky Run on the Parkland Walk

    04/11/2021 Duração: 42min

    As the clocks go back, the nights draw in and November begins, Paul and Rob see their beloved Parkland Walk in a whole new light - or rather a lot less light. Featuring reports of famous friends, extreme weather and extreme travel, a nostalgic parkrun, giant dogs with glowing eyes and sundry other denizens of the night.Rob's book Running Tracks is available here - https://www.waterstones.com/book/running-tracks/rob-deering/9781800180444, you can get Paul’s award-winning 26.2 Miles to Happiness here - https://www.waterstones.com/book/26-2-miles-to-happiness/paul-tonkinson/9781472975270Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/runningcommentary. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Sunshine on Heath

    28/10/2021 Duração: 40min

    Rob and Paul are still testing their post-marathon and post-injury legs, but the sun smiles upon them and Hampstead Heath’s autumnal beauty.Thanks again to everyone who has ‘bought us a coffee’ through the Acast supporter button, and all of you who sponsored Rob for Parkinson’s UK this October.Rob's book Running Tracks is available here - https://www.waterstones.com/book/running-tracks/rob-deering/9781800180444, you can get Paul’s award-winning 26.2 Miles to Happiness here - https://www.waterstones.com/book/26-2-miles-to-happiness/paul-tonkinson/9781472975270Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/runningcommentary. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Marathon and More

    21/10/2021 Duração: 46min

    Paul and Rob loop Hackney Marshes - windy, but sunny and soft underfoot - and Rob shares the full story of his Yorkshire Marathon 2021. Plus a special gig report after Shake With Laughter for Parkinson's UK at the Comedy Store, Paul embracing some sensible legwear and making friends with Hackney hounds, all the other Running Commentary crew who ran in York and beyond, and, with the running season in full swing - your PBs!Thank you to anyone and everyone who sponsored Rob in his brace of marathons - and all of you wonderful coffee-buyers hitting the Acast Supporter button; we love you all - happy running.Rob's book Running Tracks is available here - https://www.waterstones.com/book/running-tracks/rob-deering/9781800180444, you can get Paul’s award-winning 26.2 Miles to Happiness here - https://www.waterstones.com/book/26-2-miles-to-happiness/paul-tonkinson/9781472975270Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/runningcommentary. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Tonkinson Runs!

    14/10/2021 Duração: 34min

    It's like old times, as Rob and Paul run round (and round) Clissold Park - gingerly. Featuring hangovers, groin talk, marathon memories and predictions, wasps, parakeets, deer - and marmite.Thank you to everyone who has been so generous through the Acast supporter button - and to all of you who have sponsored Rob in the London and Yorkshire Marathons; over £1,000 raised for Parkinson's UK so far!Rob's book Running Tracks is available here - https://www.waterstones.com/book/running-tracks/rob-deering/9781800180444, you can get Paul’s award-winning 26.2 Miles to Happiness here - https://www.waterstones.com/book/26-2-miles-to-happiness/paul-tonkinson/9781472975270Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/runningcommentary. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • London Marathon 2021

    06/10/2021 Duração: 01h10min

    Rob runs the London Marathon on its joyous return to the iconic course post-lockdown - and Paul’s at home polishing his award.Featuring all the atmosphere and excitement of the 2021 run, Paul’s award-winning adventures, celebrities and fancy-dress runners, and all the news from the start, middle and finish of Rob’s sixteenth marathon.Congratulations to anyone and everyone who ran last Sunday - not just in London, but virtually, in Loch Ness, Wiltshire... all over the place. You’re beautiful people, and brilliant runners.And thanks so much for all the funds raised for Parkinson’s UK via Rob’s page - and the generous gifts you give us through the Acast supporter button.Rob's book Running Tracks is available here - https://www.waterstones.com/book/running-tracks/rob-deering/9781800180444, you can get Paul’s award-winning 26.2 Miles to Happiness here - https://www.waterstones.com/book/26-2-miles-to-happiness/paul-tonkinson/9781472975270Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/runningcommentary. See

  • Sophie Raworth in Sunny Richmond

    30/09/2021 Duração: 01h50s

    Newsreader, national treasure, friend-of-the-show and brilliant-yet-modest runner Sophie Raworth takes Rob for a serendipitously clement cruise through lovely Richmond Park. Featuring her Great North Run report, front-line memories of London in lockdown, excitable deer, stories from the Marathon de Sable and - of course - hopes and predictions for this Sunday’s London Marathon.PAUL TONKINSON WILL RETURN - AGAIN.Thank you once again to all of you who have ‘bought us a coffee’ - or more - through the Acast Supporter button; you’re all wonderful. We love you - namaste.Rob's book Running Tracks is available here - https://www.waterstones.com/book/running-tracks/rob-deering/9781800180444, you can get Paul’s award-winning 26.2 Miles to Happiness here - https://www.waterstones.com/book/26-2-miles-to-happiness/paul-tonkinson/9781472975270Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/runningcommentary. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Shaparak Khorsandi

    23/09/2021 Duração: 50min

    With Paul still recovering from his injury, Rob headed out to Ealing to see where another comedian/runner/writer - Shaparak Khorsandi - ran her way through lockdown. Featuring three lovely parks, a cinema full of memories, running vs hedonism, what's in a name, when runners and dog walkers collide, Sid James's local and much more.PAUL TONKINSON WILL RETURN - AGAIN.Thank you once again to all of you who have ‘bought us a coffee’ - or more - through the Acast Supporter button; you’re all wonderful. We love you - namaste.Rob's book Running Tracks is available here - https://www.waterstones.com/book/running-tracks/rob-deering/9781800180444, you can get Paul’s award-winning 26.2 Miles to Happiness here - https://www.waterstones.com/book/26-2-miles-to-happiness/paul-tonkinson/9781472975270Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/runningcommentary. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Clissold Catch-up

    16/09/2021 Duração: 51min

    PAUL IS BACK! Rob and Paul return to the scene of groingate, and walk gingerly around Clissold Park with plenty to catch up on. Featuring tearing up in the Pringle aisle for Paul and a disastrous week’s running for Rob - plus some exciting tennis and a sad loss.Thank you once again to all of you who have ‘bought us a coffee’ - or more - through the Acast Supporter button; you’re all wonderful. We love you - namaste.Rob's book Running Tracks is available here - https://www.waterstones.com/book/running-tracks/rob-deering/9781800180444, you can now get Paul’s book 26.2 Miles to Happiness in paperback here - https://www.waterstones.com/book/26-2-miles-to-happiness/paul-tonkinson/9781472975270Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/runningcommentary. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Gavin Boyter - Part Two

    09/09/2021 Duração: 33min

    Rob is joined by Gavin Boyter, author of Downhill from Here and Running the Orient, for the second leg of an epic turn around North London's most verdant spaces. It's a triple toe-in-the-water for would-be Ultra runner Rob, as Gavin takes him many a long mile, dispenses some distance-running tips, and tells some hair-raising tales - although Rob is not planning to run the length of Britain or the breadth of Europe - like Gavin has - quite yet...PAUL TONKINSON WILL RETURNThank you once again to all of you who have ‘bought us a coffee’ - or more - through the Acast Supporter button; you’re all wonderful. We love you - namaste.Rob's book Running Tracks is available here - https://www.waterstones.com/book/running-tracks/rob-deering/9781800180444, you can get Paul’s book 26.2 Miles to Happiness here - https://www.waterstones.com/book/26-2-miles-to-happiness/paul-tonkinson/9781472975270, and Gavin's latest book Running the Orient is here: https://www.gnbooks.co.uk/product/running-the-orient/ Support this show http:

  • Gavin Boyter - Part One

    02/09/2021 Duração: 01h11min

    Rob is joined by Gavin Boyter, author of Downhill from Here and Running the Orient, for the first leg of an epic turn around North London's most verdant spaces. It's a triple toe-in-the-water for would-be Ultra runner Rob, as Gavin takes him many a long mile, dispenses some distance-running tips, and tells some hair-raising tales - although Rob is not planning to run the length of Britain or the breadth of Europe - like Gavin has - quite yet...PAUL TONKINSON WILL RETURNThank you once again to all of you who have ‘bought us a coffee’ - or more - through the Acast Supporter button; you’re all wonderful. We love you - namaste.Rob's book Running Tracks is available here - https://www.waterstones.com/book/running-tracks/rob-deering/9781800180444, you can get Paul’s book 26.2 Miles to Happiness here - https://www.waterstones.com/book/26-2-miles-to-happiness/paul-tonkinson/9781472975270, and Gavin's latest book Running the Orient is here: https://www.gnbooks.co.uk/product/running-the-orient/ Support this show http:/

  • David Whitney's Big Half

    26/08/2021 Duração: 40min

    Comedian David Whitney joins Rob for a Vitality Big Half debrief on an exciting but mercifully flat loop of City Airport and other East London landmarks. Featuring fast starts, film references, finish lines and further plans.PAUL TONKINSON WILL RETURNThank you once again to all of you who have ‘bought us a coffee’ - or more - through the Acast Supporter button; you’re all wonderful. We love you - namaste.You can now get Rob's book Running Tracks here - https://www.waterstones.com/book/running-tracks/rob-deering/9781800180444 - and you can get Paul’s book 26.2 Miles to Happiness here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/26-2-Miles-Happiness-Comedians-Marathon/dp/1472966260Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/runningcommentary. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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