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

Episódios

  • Rob's Marathon, Paul's Conundrum

    18/04/2024 Duração: 43min

    Paul's still wrestling with whether to run the Marathon Des Sables after hurting his shoulder in a fall last week - and Rob's just done the Brighton Marathon; lots to talk about!SUBSCRIBE for early access, ad-free listening and more... and BUY OUR BOOKS; you can 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.waterstones.com/book/26-2-miles-to-happiness/paul-tonkinson/9781472975270You can download Rob's show Long Distance Man here: gofasterstripe.com/ldThanks for listening, supporting, and sharing your adventures with us. Happy running.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/runningcommentary. Thanks for listening - we'll be back next week, and if you're desperate in the meantime, subscribe and become a Fan - there are hundreds of old episodes you can have a go on, AND you'll get next week's episode three days early. Happy running! https://plus.acast.com/s/runningcommenta

  • Spaniel In The Works

    11/04/2024 Duração: 40min

    Bad news for Paul as he takes a dramatic tumble in Highgate Woods just days out from the Marathon Des Sables. Featuring dogs, a heavy backpack, what the doctor says, shoulder comedy and shoulder care, Steve's corduroy accordion, Rob's latest parkrun and looming marathon, drinking report spousal support, the dicing of the carrots, and your brilliant PBs.SUBSCRIBE for early access, ad-free listening and more... and BUY OUR BOOKS; you can 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.waterstones.com/book/26-2-miles-to-happiness/paul-tonkinson/9781472975270You can download Rob's show Long Distance Man here: gofasterstripe.com/ldThanks for listening, supporting, and sharing your adventures with us. Happy running.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/runningcommentary. Thanks for listening - we'll be back next week, and if you're desperate in the meantime, subscribe and bec

  • Wifely Woes And Miserly Whys

    04/04/2024 Duração: 01h36s

    Why does Rob need a gentle turn on Clissold Park's soft surfaces? Has Paul finally found his 'Why?' for the Marathon Des Sables? These questions and more are answered in this episode, along with the boys' musings on MDS prep, Jasmin Paris and the Barkley Marathons, searching for the hero inside yourself, questionable advice, when life outside running gets TOUGH - particularly on Rob's wife - a Half Marathon... kind of, some surprise vermin, showbiz fun, chasing catharsis, potential timings and tentative tapers.SUBSCRIBE for early access, ad-free listening and more... and BUY OUR BOOKS; you can 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.waterstones.com/book/26-2-miles-to-happiness/paul-tonkinson/9781472975270You can download Rob's show Long Distance Man here: gofasterstripe.com/ldThanks for listening, supporting, and sharing your adventures with us. Happy running.Support t

  • Catching Up

    28/03/2024 Duração: 01h01min

    A drizzly turn around Hampstead Heath, where the Spring flowers are blooming and the birds are enjoying the woods, for a good catch-up after Rob's week away. Featuring Paul's new watch - and the occasional clonk of his new bottle, muddy running, an exciting, sociable run and a relentless solitary run, gig report, the big match, the Margot Robbie double bill, and a shedload of PBs.SUBSCRIBE for early access, ad-free listening and more... and BUY OUR BOOKS; you can 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.waterstones.com/book/26-2-miles-to-happiness/paul-tonkinson/9781472975270You can download Rob's show Long Distance Man here: gofasterstripe.com/ldThanks for listening, supporting, and sharing your adventures with us. Happy running.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/runningcommentary. Thanks for listening - we'll be back next week, and if you're desperate in the

  • Today We Run All Day Part Three

    21/03/2024 Duração: 59min

    Rob and Paul's mileage is into double figures as their run through the Chilterns continues - with a long long climb back up to the tops. Featuring hydration vest but no hydration, Rob's continuing thumbnail drama, a little bit of fuelling, Mothers' Day, old roads, new railways, notes on the Brits, time being called on Rob's #RunningTracksRadioHour, no poles for Paul, men's midlife medical material, a spooky spot, a transcendental potato, 'asking the question' in training, and a nice surprise, distance-wise.Part Four is also available now; you're welcome, long-runners!SUBSCRIBE for early access, ad-free listening and more... and BUY OUR BOOKS; you can 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.waterstones.com/book/26-2-miles-to-happiness/paul-tonkinson/9781472975270You can download Rob's show Long Distance Man here: gofasterstripe.com/ldThanks for listening, supporting, an

  • Today We Run All Day Part Four

    21/03/2024 Duração: 38min

    Paul and Rob's epic trot through the beautiful Chilterns draws to a close. Featuring Rob's transcendental potato, Paul's pack, a pretty park, the view from the top, a bit of yoga talk, the quest for moderation, the commitment to a twenty mile run, plans for the train home, a surprise moment of vertigo practice, the inspirational final descent and the search for inspiration in the main event, and... Tring! Part Three is also available now, if you haven't heard it yet; you're welcome, long-runners.SUBSCRIBE for early access, ad-free listening and more... and BUY OUR BOOKS; you can 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.waterstones.com/book/26-2-miles-to-happiness/paul-tonkinson/9781472975270You can download Rob's show Long Distance Man here: gofasterstripe.com/ldThanks for listening, supporting, and sharing your adventures with us. Happy running.Support this show http:/

  • Today We Run All Day Part Two

    14/03/2024 Duração: 57min

    Back to the Chilterns with Rob and Paul in the second of the four episodes that make up this epic run - but will they make it to twenty miles? Featuring magic number four, that Chiltern-and-Ridgeway vibe, more posh places, gig report and the changes to the comedy circuit, Paul's pack part two, wending through Wendover, Rob sustaining a shocking, zip-based injury, the half-way obelisk objective, losing mileage by not getting lost, international marathons and best-before dates.Part One is also available now, if you missed it, and there'll be two more chapters next week; you're welcome, long-runners!SUBSCRIBE for early access, ad-free listening and more... and BUY OUR BOOKS; you can 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.waterstones.com/book/26-2-miles-to-happiness/paul-tonkinson/9781472975270You can download Rob's show Long Distance Man here: gofasterstripe.com/ldThanks

  • Today We Run All Day Part One

    14/03/2024 Duração: 01h26min

    We join Paul and Rob in Chesham where they head off into the Chilterns in the first of the four episodes that make up this epic run - but will they make it to twenty miles? Featuring Paul's pack, Herbert's Hole, many a muddy morass, a fun parkrun, happy campers at the MDS, salt tablets, stopping and starting, posh places, Chiltern love and how to solve a drinking problem.Part Two is also available now, and there'll be two more chapters next week; you're welcome, long-runners!SUBSCRIBE for early access, ad-free listening and more... and BUY OUR BOOKS; you can 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.waterstones.com/book/26-2-miles-to-happiness/paul-tonkinson/9781472975270You can download Rob's show Long Distance Man here: gofasterstripe.com/ldThanks for listening, supporting, and sharing your adventures with us. Happy running.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/

  • Tough Enough

    07/03/2024 Duração: 01h21min

    The boys head off the Heath towards Primrose Hill, Regents Park and beyond, on a windy, muddy Tonks' MDS training run. Featuring Paul kitting himself out for the MDS - technically AND spiritually, Rob mis-identifying a classic car, tough talk, the what the why and the guy on high, top hat, white tie and tails, Susie Chan and Lisa Arscott, fear of heights (untested by Primrose Hill), Rob's posh minibreak, Paul's many guests, a legendary moment of slapstick, foot talk, long run report, strength training and/or breaking America, man down, 'on we go', digesting in the desert, and next week's potential ultra dress rehearsal in the Chilterns.SUBSCRIBE for early access, ad-free listening and more... and BUY OUR BOOKS; you can 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.waterstones.com/book/26-2-miles-to-happiness/paul-tonkinson/9781472975270Sponsor Paul's MDS here: https://www.ju

  • Mud And Madness

    29/02/2024 Duração: 01h26min

    Rob and Paul are already a few miles in - particularly Paul - as they head through Hightgate towards the softer parts of Hampstead. Featuring long runs on consecutive days, being buffeted by Spring, parkrun report (good), gig report (bad), Rudi's party, the beautiful - but waterlogged - Heath, lovely films, a romantic wrist injury, abstemiousness and its observation, when running feels like wading through mud, and when running IS wading through mud, the adventures of 'Natalia', the late, great Steve Wright, some other bits of bad news - and the good news that is your PBs.SUBSCRIBE for early access, ad-free listening and more... and BUY OUR BOOKS; you can 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.waterstones.com/book/26-2-miles-to-happiness/paul-tonkinson/9781472975270You can download Rob's show Long Distance Man here: gofasterstripe.com/ldThanks for listening, supporting

  • This One's For Kelvin

    22/02/2024 Duração: 01h01min

    Tragic news broke on the sunny morning Rob and Paul ran out on this week - the untimely death of the world's fastest marathon runner Kelvin Kiptum, and his coach Gervais Hakizimana; RIP. This episode, for what it's worth, is dedicated to those guys. Also featuring memories of Abebe Bikila, Rob running with his wife, a bad beginning to a friendship, watching runners go by, not loving long training runs, phantom-and-real physical fears, our regular booze-and-gig reports, Paul's family in the four corners of the globe, the hell of compromise, self-coaching, running into emotional vulnerability, the parkrun hoo-ha, a new parkrun review, variations on the Sound of Music and Paul's plan for keeping the house clean.SUBSCRIBE for early access, ad-free listening and more... and BUY OUR BOOKS; you can 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.waterstones.com/book/26-2-miles-to-hap

  • Ally Pally Replay

    15/02/2024 Duração: 50min

    Rob takes Paul round the Alexandra Palace parkrun course for a review of his latest Saturday morning adventure. Also featuring party time at Tonkinson Towers, daughters going global, sociable strangers, Deering's driving adventures, gig report, your PBs and whether/how much to smoke during marathons.SUBSCRIBE for early access, ad-free listening and more... and BUY OUR BOOKS; you can 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.waterstones.com/book/26-2-miles-to-happiness/paul-tonkinson/9781472975270You can download Rob's show Long Distance Man here: gofasterstripe.com/ldThanks for listening, supporting, and sharing your adventures with us. Happy running.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/runningcommentary. Thanks for listening - we'll be back next week, and if you're desperate in the meantime, subscribe and become a Fan - there are hundreds of old episodes you can

  • Snowdrops!

    08/02/2024 Duração: 51min

    As per tradition, Paul and Rob see the new month in by taking a turn around Hampstead Heath. Featuring theatre review, max-ing the mileage and feeling the fitness, making it to parkrun then staying for the art, magpie multiples, stepping off the wagon, champagne and cinema, restaurant beef and in-car tension, pals and PBs - and signs of spring!SUBSCRIBE for early access, ad-free listening and more... and BUY OUR BOOKS; you can 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.waterstones.com/book/26-2-miles-to-happiness/paul-tonkinson/9781472975270You can download Rob's show Long Distance Man here: gofasterstripe.com/ldThanks for listening, supporting, and sharing your adventures with us. Happy running.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/runningcommentary. Thanks for listening - we'll be back next week, and if you're desperate in the meantime, subscribe and become a Fan

  • Is It Spring Yet?

    01/02/2024 Duração: 59min

    On the morning after the storm, Rob and Paul check out the sunny woods. Featuring weekend report, the clash of a training schedule with real life, struggling comedians, film talk, what lockdown did to us, Rob's next Ultra, another canine moment, Paul finding his training and his trainers, some tempting wine, a performative plank and a runners' hook-up service.SUBSCRIBE for early access, ad-free listening and more... and BUY OUR BOOKS; you can 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.waterstones.com/book/26-2-miles-to-happiness/paul-tonkinson/9781472975270You can download Rob's show Long Distance Man here: gofasterstripe.com/ldThanks for listening, supporting, and sharing your adventures with us. Happy running.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/runningcommentary. Thanks for listening - we'll be back next week, and if you're desperate in the meantime, subscribe

  • Blue Skies On Blue Monday

    25/01/2024 Duração: 01h22min

    Blue Monday schmoo Monday! A beautifully bright, cold, long run round Alexandra Palace and environs brings nothing but joy, pals and big plans for Rob and Paul. Featuring gig report, the irritating value of abstemiousness, concert-and-movie review, boring one's children, Rob finding his fitness, Paul's MDS prep, bumping into an old friend with a nasty bag and making a new friend with a nippy PB, parkrun socials, an avian trip hazard, running in space, voices, trees, rehabilitation and recovery, and some salt chat.SUBSCRIBE for early access, ad-free listening and more... and BUY OUR BOOKS; you can 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.waterstones.com/book/26-2-miles-to-happiness/paul-tonkinson/9781472975270You can download Rob's show Long Distance Man here: gofasterstripe.com/ldThanks for listening, supporting, and sharing your adventures with us. Happy running.Suppor

  • Snowflakes

    18/01/2024 Duração: 01h03min

    Rob and Paul run round Wanstead Flats on the wintriest day of the year so far. Featuring the world going back to work, domestic doldrums, getting-and-staying muddy, gig-and-no-gig report, to-do and to-don't lists, strange men in the woods, no-parkrun report, taking it slow, a little bit of snow, the man from the White Rose, noisy foxes, packing up Christmas, training in your fifties, Rob's next Ultra, parenting adults, keys and PBsSUBSCRIBE for early access, ad-free listening, exclusive interviews and more... ...and BUY OUR BOOKS; you can 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.waterstones.com/book/26-2-miles-to-happiness/paul-tonkinson/9781472975270You can also download Rob's stand-up special Long Distance Man here: gofasterstripe.com/ldThanks for listening, supporting, and sharing your adventures with us. Happy running!Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/ru

  • New Year, New You, Not Yet

    11/01/2024 Duração: 55min

    Once again, Happy New Year! In a moment of surprisingly clement weather post-storm Henk, Rob and Paul catch up for a festive debrief. Featuring the darts, twixtmas gigs, good and bad shows seen, New Year's Eve adventures, parkruns attended - and not attended, getting out and about in England's beautiful North, party habits of the younger generation, the timing of the bongs, tree trouble, some impromptu impressions and a little bit of outside-y transcendence.SUBSCRIBE for early access, ad-free listening and more... and BUY OUR BOOKS; you can 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.waterstones.com/book/26-2-miles-to-happiness/paul-tonkinson/9781472975270You can download Rob's show Long Distance Man here: gofasterstripe.com/ldThanks for listening, supporting, and sharing your adventures with us. Happy running!Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/runningcommentary.

  • Happy New Year... We Hope

    04/01/2024 Duração: 45min

    HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE! Rob and Paul start it off on Hampstead Heath, as per tradition. Featuring Paul prepping for the MDS, and writing about it, then racing all the way back to York, Rob's beef with Axl Rose, Paul's sympathy with a teeny-weeny dog, Rob running Brighton again, then maybe an Ultra... and running all the way back to York, stand-up plans, out-with-the-old, doom scrolling - or not - and all the other items on the 2024 manifesto.SUBSCRIBE for early access, ad-free listening and more... and BUY OUR BOOKS; you can 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.waterstones.com/book/26-2-miles-to-happiness/paul-tonkinson/9781472975270You can download Rob's show Long Distance Man here: gofasterstripe.com/ldHere's to a healthy, happy 2024 for you. Thanks for listening, supporting, and sharing your adventures with us. Happy running!Support this show http://supporter.ac

  • With A Whimper

    28/12/2023 Duração: 35min

    Paul's poorly and Rob's not much better as the year draws to a close, and the rain is unrelenting, but a review of the year can't help but lift the spirits. We look at how far Paul has come, Rob's ascetic mission to the mountains, the road through Cannock Chase back to York, running as a portal to emotions, the hope held out by Health Month, the life events that shaped our years in surprising ways, being careful not to cut your own rut, how running-and-chatting is good medicine, families in flux, four hundred - and thirty - episodes, your last PBs of the year and an incredible streak.SUBSCRIBE for early access, ad-free listening and more... and BUY OUR BOOKS; you can 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.waterstones.com/book/26-2-miles-to-happiness/paul-tonkinson/9781472975270You can download Rob's show Long Distance Man here: gofasterstripe.com/ldThanks for listenin

  • The Holiday 2: Into The Woods

    21/12/2023 Duração: 01h06min

    As we head for the Winter solstice and Christmas itself, Paul and Rob had into the damp and gloomy woods. Featuring new insight into training-for-your-training, festive film-and-show round-up, celebrating 'winter defence festival', Rob getting ill every December, Paul's big media-and-facial-hair push, a lost rucksack and other sundry items, finding out who's naughty or nice, fatherhood expressed through the medium of toast, 'if in doubt go out', and the all-important Christmas menu.Why not SUBSCRIBE in 2024 - for early access, ad-free listening and more!And BUY OUR BOOKS; you can 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.waterstones.com/book/26-2-miles-to-happiness/paul-tonkinson/9781472975270What's more, you can download Rob's show Long Distance Man here: gofasterstripe.com/ldThanks for listening, supporting, and sharing your adventures with us this year. Happy running

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