Podcasts are perfect for long runs. You can get lost in a story and not focus on your pace, the distance or how long you are out there. All you have to do is listen and enjoy. These 5 podcasts are a few of our favs. Some will inspire you and some will entrance you. Hit download and lace it up because it’s time for your long run.
Co-hosted by Brooke Siffrinn and Aricia Skidmore-Williams, these two besties take you behind the scenes and into the lives of the rich and famous. Enjoy stories about some of the greatest and craziest family dynasties in history like the Kennedy’s, Jay-Z and Beyonce and The Royals. These stories with a side of gossip will leave you feeling light and laughing out loud.
Have you ever wondered how they did it? Emily Abbate sits down with inspiring individuals to talk about all the things from toughest moments to big wins. Top athletes share their struggles and journeys from the beginning. There is no doubt that you will feel inspired by everything single episode. Plus Emily gets very real with her audience and shares her own stories, which are so very relatable.
This is a podcast we’ve been listening to since they had another name and makes us feel like we are sitting down to brunch with our besties, if they happened to be celebrities. Each week hosts Keltie Knight, Jac Vanek and Becca Tobin along with a few guests catch up on a full range of subjects with nothing off limits. You will laugh to the point of crying but it will all be worth it.
Every week Ali Fuller chats with inspiring runners and digs deep. They chat about the role running plays in their lives, how they conquer it all and why running is truly the best metaphor for life. Be prepared for lots of inspiration from runners like Emily Infeld, Karissa Schweizer and Molly Huddle.
This weekly public radio show and podcast hosted by Ira Glass covers it all. From figuring out if you or someone you know is a psychopath to exploring the bond between sisters, This American Life brings meaningful and thoughtful conversations from our dinner tables.
Before we leave you to your listening, we must name drop a few more podcasts to check out because 5 is never enough. Also make sure to check out Armchair Expert, Bad on Paper, The Skinny Confidential Him & Her, Diet Starts Tomorrow and Girls Gotta Eat. And finally check out our podcast because a little self promotion doesn’t hurt either!