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The Runcast with John Richards


We believe that everyone who runs should have a great soundtrack. Not one curated by an algorithm, but one that’s hand-picked by a DJ who runs too. The Runcast with John Richards brings you a dynamic mix of music and inspiration to keep you company and motivate you on your run, no matter what your level.


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4.6 out of 5 stars from 718 ratings
  • John Richards is my spirit animal

    I listen to the Morning Show on KEXP every single day. Mostly because John is a great DJ, but also because I know that he is an avid runner who, like many, loves music. But unlike many, he is publicly vulnerable, incredibly self-aware, and really honest with his listeners about how he feels most of the time. And that is his superpower – and it’s evident in the thought and care that goes into writing, curating and producing this podcast. I always hear something I love, something new, and somethin... more

    Apple Podcasts
    United States2 months ago
  • a highlight of my week

    I’m pretty sure it actually makes me run faster and definitely puts me in a happy place. Thank you for this podcast!

    Apple Podcasts
    United States2 months ago
  • Simple podcasts like this deserve some love, thanks for curating some nice beats

    Podcast Addict
    3 months ago
  • So, so good

    This podcast makes me smile, accidentally gets me runner further and quicker and get my butt out of the door even on hot summer days.

    Apple Podcasts
    United States4 months ago
  • Runcast

    I love these runcasts. Fresh music, fresh air, fresh legs.

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