Ragdoll Runners is a physics-based Track & Field game where you control independently the two legs of an athlete to compete in 8 events of different types: sprint, long jump, triple jump, hurdles.

You control your athlete principally with two keys: one key per leg. Therefore, the gameplay is not based on button mashing like in most other athletics games: it's all about good timing.
(A third key allows to lean forward on certain occasions: to finish a sprint, a jump, or to jump over a hurdle.)

  • Solo: compete against increasingly strong opponents and become a champion in each event.
  • Splitscreen: play against 3 friends on the same computer.
  • Online
    • Confront the world record and your friends' records.
    • Challenge mode: compete against increasingly strong records from the leaderboards and become a concurrent for other players.
    • Daily Contest : experience the stress of competition with a limited number of attempts each day. Do your best in each event to score the most points in the Octathlon.

Your purchase inludes a Steam key for Windows. If you prefer to buy the game on Steam, go to my Steam page. (But please note: I receive a smaller percentage of money from purchases on Steam compared to itch.io, so I always prefer that you purchase on itch.io, then claim a Steam key to get it there.)

More information

Published 1 year ago
PlatformsWindows, HTML5
Release date 1 year ago
Tags2D, athletics, Funny, Local multiplayer, Physics, simulation, Singleplayer, Split Screen, Sports, track-and-field
Average sessionA few seconds
InputsKeyboard, Mouse, Gamepad (any)
MultiplayerLocal multiplayer
Player count1 - 4
LinksTwitter, Homepage


Buy Now$4.99 USD or more

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $4.99 USD. Your purchase comes with a Steam key. You will get access to the following files:

Ragdoll Runners for Windows 23 MB


Log in with your itch.io account to leave a comment.

Viewing most recent comments 1 to 40 of 42 · Next page · Last page

Will you ever make the game free?

Yes, when I'm rich. So, it's not for tomorrow :)

(Edited 1 time)

Lol, So will you ever make it mac compatible?

Plus, How rich?

(Edited 1 time)

When I'm rich enough not to work.

Mac version? Yes, when I'm rich enough to buy a Mac :)

(Edited 1 time)

Jesus, lol i need a mac version to atleast to buy the game :/

When u didnt finish the race but got a perfect run the last 5 meters

Would you be interested by an Android version?

I finally got the full version!




I GOT 3.27 ON 30 M


3.29 30m o.o

WUT WOULD 1.54 GET MEH on 10 metres?

Lier lier lier


Guys, you don't have access to leaderboards?

Would get you 35th

1.56 10m right now!!! :D

1.59 10m too

Boom 3.32 30m! that would get me?

(Edited 1 time)

holy cow, i got 3.26 on the 30m! that should be pretty good m8. and my fastest so far on 10m is 1.51

#10 for 10m and #20 for 30m. You're a killer.

what! that's crazy lol! i need this full game so i can get to the other challenges haha

hey i can do a 3.30 without bringing my head forward so... i could bring that like to a 3.27 or 8

cool man, I can't get the full game rn, but i can't wait to so i can participate in online stuff.

good work on this game sman! It's very fun and amusing. how many people helped you make it? or were you on your own?

Thanks itchylumps,
I was on my own but some friends helped me test it and brought me useful feedback.

1.61 and 3.35?


#145 and #54

still good :)

What would 1.52 and 3.28 get me?

#14 and #26
Very good!

Deleted post

Thanks. By the way I play this game at school and other people do it as well. I'm like the leader of ragdoll runners in my class XD

My best is


Any Mac support?

(Edited 1 time)

The full version is only available on Windows :(
(because I don't have a Mac)

ok no prob :)

(Edited 1 time)

We here do really enjoy playing this game, although it is frustrating

Oh! What a great news! :)
Do you have any suggestion on how to better use your site for my game?

1.2 seconds

Cheat? :)

My personl best is 1.78

2.4 Seconds

Can we buy this without Steam? My computer's slow with Steam, but downloaded games run extremely smoothly.

Yes. When you buy it on itch.io you get

  • a Steam key to get the Steam version,
  • a non-Steam version (but without the Steam features: leaderboards, achievements, daily contest)

Oh, okay!

what would 1.56 10m get me?



I'm 30Meters ingot 0.00

(Edited 1 time)

What would a 3.28 in 30 meters get me?



I just hit 3.26!!

oh! Almost my record (3.25)!


Aaaaand 3.23.

You beat me, grrrrrrr



My 30 meter is 3.30 seconds! Faster than world record

(Edited 1 time) (+1)

Very nice!

You would be ranked 29th out of 8000 on the Steam Leaderboard (if you bought the game :p).


- the physics is the same than the one in the full version. More punchy.

- one tip was missing the tutorial.

please make it free i am single to parents and i have 4 years and idon't have money for the all game

i whant the long jump PLEEEEEESE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

will you mack it free? plz

im only9 and i have no money



(Edited 1 time)

This game hysterical! Im just a little pissed that I can't buy tho. PLEASE ADD OS X COMPATIBILITY ON STEAM!!!!!!!

i would like to play multiplayer and bigger tracks ( even in 20 m i can reach 40 km if i doing well so...) im sad im not able to buy game :c

What prevents you from buying the game?

i dont have much money and in fact... i not totally believe in buying steam keys

What is the problem with buying Steam keys?
You prefer buy on Steam directly?

i mean... im not that big fan of buying games on a program but nevermind its just problem i didnt like it ....


Hilariously funny game...over the top hahah


This game is absolutely cracking me up! I can hardly do commentary on it! If you'd like to see some of the hilarious gameplay that Ragdoll Runners has to offer, check out my latest video!

READY, SET, FLAIL! | Ragdoll Runners

Viewing most recent comments 1 to 40 of 42 · Next page · Last page