CrossFit to Cardio | 5 Running Based Podcasts for Inspiration

Listening to a podcast while running can be the ideal distraction while out on a weekend long run. They can also be a great place to pick up tips or find some motivation during your down time at home.  If you are looking for inspirational chat and some new voices, check out our top 5 running based podcast recommendations:

Run Pod 

The weekly run club you can join simply by listening. Jenni Falconer welcomes special guests who share a passion for running. Together they’ll discuss the challenge, reward and sometimes obsession of pounding the pavement whilst asking what drives us to run, why some catch the bug more than others, and how it can transform the lives of those who do it. Along the way, you'll hear top training tips, monumental mistakes and some inspirational stories. So, whether you’re a seasoned marathoner, treadmill trainer, fitness guru or simply putting off that Sunday jog, RunPod is here for you. Past guests include: London Marathon Race director, Olympian Sally Gunnel OBE and WIT House LDN’s very own Gustavo Vaz Tostes.


Rich Roll Podcast

A master-class in personal and professional development, ultra-athlete, wellness evangelist and bestselling author Rich Roll delves deep with the world's brightest and most thought provoking thought leaders to educate, inspire and empower you to unleash your best, most authentic self. In the latest episode Rich talks to Nick Butter, a UK based athlete who became the first person to run a marathon in every country in the world, a total of 196.


How To Be Superhuman

A relatively new podcast from Redbull with only 8 Episodes so far. Meet the people who have travelled to the very limits of human endurance and discover what it means to be superhuman. Learn from their unbelievable stories with host Rob Pope as he asks what lessons they picked up on their journeys around the globe and how they coped both mentally and physically. From cycling around the world in 78 days, to running barefoot across the UK and overcoming a broken neck to climb mountains and get back on the start line.


The Runners World Podcast

Hosted by Rick Pearson and Ben Hobson, the Runner's World podcast began as a monthly ramble and is now your indispensable weekly dose of all things running. With new episodes every Tuesday, to inform and entertain you with unique interviews, the latest news, top-notch advice, in-depth discussion and much, much more. Recent episodes have given lots of information and tips on running during Isolation.


Well Far Podcast

Whether you are just starting out, or here to PB, Well Far is the weekly running podcast helping you to go the distance. From tracking your runs to syncing the miles to your menstrual cycle, host Amy Lane - author, runner and fitness expert - has got you covered. Each episode comes equipped with current running news that you can use, expert interviews, and free guided yoga sessions to help you finish every run right.