Adventure banter, training tips and tales of physical trials and endless trails with endurance athletes, adventurers and elite fitness coaches.
The hosts are Kris King and Will Roberts. Kris is Race Director for the Beyond the Ultimate ultra race series and Will is a proudly bald blogger, photographer and ultra-runner.
E74. A New Double Bob Graham Round Record with Doug Zinis
Just over a month ago, Doug Zinis took on a double Bob Graham Round. The Bob Graham is a 66 miles (106 km) route with 26,900 feet (8,200 m) of ascent which Doug completed before turning around and returning on the same route to his start/finish point in Keswick.
Doug managed this feat in 45hrs and 3 minutes, a new fastest known time for the challenge. In this episode we chat to Doug about taking up running at 28, his journey into ultra-running and the planning that goes into this kind of challenge.
E73. The Man who Ran Britain #196foundation with Nick Butter
We know Nick Butter already as the Man who Ran the World (ep34). Today he is the Man who Ran Britain having recently completed a record-breaking 5200+mile run around the coast of Britain.
We'll hear all about his trials and tribulations as well as the joy of so closely exploring Nick's home country. We'll also hear all about the 196 Foundation, the new charity project Nick was publicising out there on the trail.
Learn more at: https://www.the196foundation.com/
eE72. The Road to Winning the Western States 100 with Beth Pascall
Beth Pascall has a glittering running CV full of course records and podium placings and has established herself over the last few years as one of the top ultra-runners on an international scale.
In this episode, Will and Beth talk through Beth's early days as a runner, her approach to training, her motivations, and her journey to grabbing herself an epic win at the world-renowned and hugely competitive Western States 100.
Ep 71. The Year of the #SuperTrouper with Anna Troup
Anna #SuperTrouper Troup appeared on this podcast just 3 episodes ago but in that short time she has grabbed a win at the Lakeland 100, and more recently, a record for being the fastest woman to run the Pennine Way.
Anna covered the 268mile national trail in 72 hours and 46 minutes, which is more than 1.5 hours faster than the previous female fastest time set by Sabrina Verjee last September.
E70. A Record Breaking Month at Sea with Ocean Sheroes Lily Lower and Purusha Gordan
As part of the Great Pacific Race, the Ocean Sheroes, comprising Bella Collins, Mary Sutherland, Lily Lower, and Purusha Gordan, rowed the 2700 miles from San Francisco to Hawaii in 35 days making them the fastest women to ever complete the trip.
In this episode, Lily and Purusha chat to Will about the reality of a month of hard rowing on a 8x1.5m boat.
The Ocean Sheroes took on this challenge to raise money for the SeaBin Project. Learn more and donate here: https://oceansheroes.com/the-charity/
E69. Living Every Day Adventurously with Jay Worthy
Jay Worthy is an endurance athlete, podcast host and a great advocate for the mental and physical benefits of time spent engaging with nature and taking on physical challenges.
In this episode, Will talks to Jay about his own journey into a life of adventure before unpacking how you can add a little adventure to your days. We challenge you to listen to this episode and not want to strap on some trail shoes and head for the hills!
Listen to 28 Summers here: https://28summers.com/
Great podcast! Really interesting mix of guests to inspire and loads of advice on all aspects of training and endurance racing. Thank you for putting it out there!
I love podcasts. Especially those that are well produced. Will Roberts and Kris King do a marvelous job with this show. Interesting guests, well hosted and edited, good questions, well researched. Well worth adding to your list of running podcasts!
Brilliant that, just brilliant