Season 1

Dec. 20, 2022

It's Our First Christmas Special!

Whoooaaa! Where did 2022 go??? The Start Line Girls are back after a little hiatus over the summer (and autumn!) and here we are at Christmas already!!! But the great thing about that is this is the first TSL Christmas …

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Oct. 1, 2022

Bonus - BHM Special: Making History - with Midstrike Magazine's Jesse…

October marks Black History Month in the UK, and to celebrate this The Start Line Girls are taking a look at people who are making history in the Black Community. In this special episode we speak to Jesse (Specs) Spellman, …

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Sept. 24, 2022

Ep 36 - And We're Back!

After an unannounced summer hiatus, The Start Line Girls are back! Join us as we recap on what we got up to this summer, get the lowdown our favourite restaurants in Croatia ( Corto Maltese and Pandora Greenbox in Split; …

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April 28, 2022

Ep 35 - Real Wins With Michelle Moore

The Start Line Girls have an extra special treat lined up for their 3rd anniversary edition, as they are joined by their good friend, award-winning leadership coach, author, speaker and educator Michelle Moore. Michelle joi...

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April 9, 2022

Ep 34 - Celebrating Women on The Start Line

Celebrating International Women's Day and Women's History Month, The Start Line Girls take a look back in the archives to their favourite moments from the ladies who have graced The Start Line Podcast over the last 3 years. C...

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Feb. 28, 2022

Ep 33 - Marcus Runs

The Start Line Girls are back with episode 33, the last in the series of the 'Behind the Podcast' episodes. This month, our special guest is Marcus Brown (formerly known as Marathon Marcus and now as Marcus_Runs on Instagram...

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Jan. 29, 2022

Ep 32 - She Went For A Run

The Start Line Girls are back for 2022 and in this episode they look back to their favourite running moments of 2021, discuss the issue of female safety, talk about what they are looking forward to in 2022 and share …

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Nov. 27, 2021

Ep 31 - Learning to Dance In The Rain

After suffering another recent loss, the Start Line Girls are back after a little hiatus, as Dee, Jules and Petrina invite their mother Imogene to talk to them about coping with loss and how life is not about waiting for …

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Sept. 25, 2021

Ep 30 - TSL Goes Behind The Wheel

The Start Line Girls dedicate this episode to our beautiful, funny, caring, special friend and loved one David Ajilore who passed away from gall bladder cancer on the 28 August 2021💔💔💔. We think you would have appreciated thi...

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July 31, 2021

Ep 29 - Blazing Trails (Part 2): with Black Trail Runners

In part 2 of the Blazing Trails series, The Start Line Girls are joined by Sabrina Pace-Humphries and Sonny Peart, co-founders of the trailblazing Black Trail Runners (BTR), on the day they celebrated the first anniversary of...

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July 14, 2021

Ep 28 - Going Behind The Podcast with India and Tommy from The Run Du…

The Start Line Girls return with the second instalment of their Behind the Podcast sessions. This month we interview India Cook and Tommy Mitchell creators and hosts of The Run Duo Podcast. The Run Duo Podcast is a bi-weekl...

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June 27, 2021

Ep 27 - Blazing Trails (Part 1): with Danny Stokes and Trail Fam

Danny Stokes is a father of two from Basildon, Essex and a teacher and head of house at Mulberry Academy, Shoreditch in East London. He's a trail runner who has completed all sorts of events, including several trail marathon...

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June 16, 2021

Ep 26 - Going Behind the Podcast with Pilar Arthur-Snead from The Las…

The Start Line Girls have got some bonus treats in store for you starting this month, as we kick off our Going Behind The Podcast series! We will be speaking to some of our favourite podcasters to bring you their …

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May 30, 2021

Ep 25 - Running For Justice with @deoruns_381

In the week that marked one year since the killing of George Floyd, the Start Line Girls were absolutely honoured to speak to Deo Kato, an amazing young man who is using running as a form of activism. He is …

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May 9, 2021

Ep 24 - And We're Two!

The Start Line is celebrating 2 years, 24 episodes (well, 25 including the bonus TSL In The Round special ep...) and almost 4.5k downloads! We take a look back at the our top 5 most popular episodes in this short …

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March 13, 2021

Ep 23 - TSL In The Round For International Women's Day: Being A Mistr…

8 March 2021 is International Women’s Day and in celebration of this day we bring together for conversation some of our incredible sister-friends, who have each chosen to create their own paths in life, shaking things up and ...

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Feb. 19, 2021

Ep 22 - World Cancer Day: Steph’s Story

On 4th February 2021, we ‘celebrated’ World Cancer Day. Cancer had never been a feature in our family, up until 2019, when it erupted into our lives with our Auntie Bev being diagnosed with lung cancer and our Dad with …

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Jan. 12, 2021

Ep 21- Goodbye 2020! Hello 2021!

Goodbye 2020! Hello 2021! Wow! What a year!!!! Bushfires, Kobe, Covid, BLM, Trump overthrown, inequalities highlighted…...No one would have predicted the mess that was 2020. How much has life changed? How much heartbreak and ...

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Dec. 4, 2020

Ep 20 - It's Black Friday! | Part 2

It's Part 2 of our specials celebrating black businesses to reclaim Black Friday and celebrate #BlackPoundDay in the UK which is the first Saturday of the month in the UK and for this episode we speak to our lovely neighbours...

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Nov. 29, 2020

Ep 19 - It's Black Friday! | Part 1

Episode 19…and 20! Its Black Friday and Black Pound Day……!! The Start Line Girls are claiming this year’s Black Friday event and celebrating Black Pound Day by bringing you something a little special! Its a Double Header Edit...

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Oct. 31, 2020

Ep 18 - BHM 2020 - Has There EVER Been Another Like It?!

With the coronavirus rampaging across the world, various protests against racial injustices with the Black Lives Matter movement, ecological and natural disasters and political unrest, so far 2020 has been the year that many ...

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Sept. 29, 2020

Ep 17 - It's All About The Race!

We’ve been on a lil' hiatus but The Start Line Girls are back with a special edition to kick off the start of Black History Month for the UK. Following the successes experienced by our running crew @emancipatedruncrew over th...

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July 26, 2020

Ep 16 - What Happens When You Break The Silence?

After last episode’s round table discussion around why there is a reluctance in the UK and United States to talk about race, The Start Line Girls invite friends Tasha Thompson (@blackgirlsdorunuk) and Lara-Lee Green to discus...

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June 3, 2020

BONUS: TSL In The Round - Breaking The Silence: The Case of Ahmaud Ar…

In this special bonus episode of The Start Line, recorded prior to the murder of George Floyd on Monday 25 May 2020, we discuss the tragic murder of Ahmaud Arbery. A 25 year old black man who loved running. Ahmaud …

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