Episode 549 - Rob Deering


On this week’s show Tony and Holly talk Cornwall, crab sandwiches and running sessions and massive vultures. Martin speaks to comedian and author Rob Deering about his new book, Running Tracks. The women’s Wainwrights Fastest Known Time is smashed, more big marathons are cancelled, plus you rate your runs and share your kit around the World. 

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Show Notes


  • Holly is back from Cornwall and talking sessions.
  • Tony is vulture spotting

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Interview - Martin speaks to runner, author and comedian Rob Deering about his new book 'Running Tracks".

Support Rob's book on Unbound.


  • Tony will be interviewed by Jenni Falconer
  • Holly will be getting physio and massage for the first time in. months!

Thank you to Rob Deering for this week’s interview and the production team for bringing us a great show, and you guys for tuning in.

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