You're in a band

Episode 28 June 02, 2018 00:47:08
You're in a band
You don't look like a runner
You're in a band
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Hosted By

Jon Hickman

Show Notes

Let's be honest, you weren't expecting another weekly show this soon but here we are nonetheless. This week we recorded face to face for only the second time, so things get weird quickly. We discuss the Moreton family biscuit barrel, Nick has to call a man about his head, Jon can't make a connection, and it turns out _we're in a band_. ## Want a sticker? We made some Stickers. They're quite lovely, great quality and they feature the Runner Pod logo. [Your laptop could look like this beaut](https://twitter.com/runnerpod/status/1001866442415988737). If you'd like one we want you to have one and here's what you need to do... If you're in the UK, make a donation of £3.75 **or more** to Shelter by visiting: [https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/runnerpod](https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/runnerpod). Email us your address and we will send you a Runner Pod Sticker. If you're outside the UK, please email us first to discuss so we can look at the postage situation. We hope to accommodate all reasonable requests. The ins and outs of the fundraiser will be discussed in Episode 29. Please note we have limited supplies because Nick took loads, so it's first come first served. ## This week's links * [Rutland Half & Marathon](https://www.therutlandmarathon.co.uk/copy-of-the-rutland-marathon) * Join our [Strava club](https://www.strava.com/clubs/runnerpod) and track runs with us. * Go to [runnerpod.com](http://www.runnerpod.com) where you can look through old episodes, read show notes and blog posts. * If you have any comments, questions or thoughts please tweet us [@runnerpod](http://www.twitter.com/runnerpod) or you can email us [[email protected]](mailto:[email protected]). Want to start a Podcast? We trust Podiant to host ours. Go to: [podiant.co/signup](http://podiant.co/signup) and use the offer code “RUNNER” to get 25% off membership for the first 3 months. See you next week!(?)

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