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.)

PlatformsWindows, HTML5
Release date Jul 13, 2016
Rated 4.7 out of 5 stars
(36 total ratings)
GenreSports, Simulation
Made withGameMaker
Tags2D, athletics, Funny, Local multiplayer, Physics, Singleplayer, Split Screen, track-and-field
Average sessionA few seconds
InputsKeyboard, Mouse, Gamepad (any)
MultiplayerLocal multiplayer
Player count1 - 4
LinksSteam, Twitter, 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

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Very good game!

this is like qwop but better

pov: qwop says you my child


Level 14 is impossible honestly that shit is rigged

regdill renners

This was an experience. That's all I'm gonna say.

good game but what about this is physics based?

je bent achterlijk.

Jij czy nufi

I have acquired your game on Steam, didn't knew you had an itch.io page... I wanna say that I love your game and it was interesting and funny rage type of game.

Also made a video to showcase it and maybe make it more famous a bit :)


Thank you man :)


please add more free content


im the champion!

me too!

good job!

I decided to play this game in ASMR and it turned out pretty interesting haha


Please, sman, try that this game can be bought in another type of money (example: pounds)

i agree

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I got to level 14

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I put my zip code in wrong to purchase it and it still took money out of my card please give money back!!

Edit: It did not give me the game either.

QWOP: I raised that boy.

I wish you didn't say that

Silly QWOP styled game, but actually possible to master.

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this game deserves a 1 star its so hard no one can get the hang of it

acquistato oggi ma non riesco a scaricarlo sul pc

i’ve been playing this for days and i got a new pb

my god i wanna punch my screen this is so friking hard


Hello sman! I would like to talk about something. I enjoy this game (the demo at least) and am increasing my skill. My best time on the 30m dash is 3.79! Not the best, I know, but good for me. My point: I recently opened the Google Play Store to look for the mobile version of Ragdoll Runners and could not find it. I'm in U.S. so is the app in a certain country?

hey sman, i previously used my steam key on a old steam account, but i no longer have that account, and now i cant use the steam key, help

i figured out how to make a perfect bunny hop: <- -> tap not hold

wheres my steam key

how do you SHAre you pb?????

make a button that saves replays in demo ver and full ver

I fucking love this game But its sad that I have to pay money to get more im only 11 so it really sucks :(

I got a new Highscore


this was a great and challenging game.

I laughed so many times.

Thank you for making this.

So THIS is what it means to go even further beyond.

plus im even there anymore lol. Hope that is not s problem

And i tried what the other guy said and it still did not work.

So i was at my friends house on vacation and i was on his spare mac and bought this game but it wont work is mac not supported and if not can i get it on pc? plz help

Yeah, put it on PC, it will work.

It's too fun!!!


Also, make skin color, height, and muscularity changable. (don't make it effect speed)

Can you add the 200 meter and 400 meter? No curves though, just straight! And no fatigue simulation. Would be amazing, and give players like me who are getting bored with the same events some new content.

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two people each controlling one leg is very difficult

Oh! I never tried but it was in my mind. Is it fun?

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it's fun but angry :P

eh eh :)

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