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Be inspired by stories of endurance, speed and adventure from inspiring every day female runners and triathletes from around the world. And learn from some of the top female experts.

Presented by Rachael Woolston, owner of the digital content platform, Girls Run the World and journalist for Runner's World, Women's Running UK and more.

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Be inspired by stories of endurance, speed and adventure from inspiring every day female runners and triathletes from around the world. And learn from some of the top female experts.

Presented by Rachael Woolston, owner of the digital content platform, Girls Run the World and journalist for Runner's World, Women's Running UK and more.

    Exporing Race in Endurance Sport: Kelsie Johnson

    Exporing Race in Endurance Sport: Kelsie Johnson

    'I've never seen another black woman racing in any triathlon events that I have done.'

    We speak to Kelsie Johnson, 25, (@kelsieolivia94) a personal trainer, triathlete and PhD student about race in triathlon.

    Kelsie took up triathlon a few years ago and is part of the new Facebook community, Women Who Tri for Justice, set up following the decision by Ironman to close their own women's group, following controversy over the removal of conversations about the Black Lives Matter movement.

    • 20 min
    Exploring race in endurance sport: Ingrid Walters

    Exploring race in endurance sport: Ingrid Walters

    Celebrating extraordinary trailblazers in endurance sport, Ingrid Walters, 47, an actress and elite marathon runner, chats to us about getting faster with age, running through breast cancer and the need for better representation of black, Asian and mixed race female athletes in endurance sport. 

    • 52 min
    Marathon Mastery: Ruth Farnell, 12 marathons in 7 months

    Marathon Mastery: Ruth Farnell, 12 marathons in 7 months

    Vegan runner, Ruth Farnell, 58, decided to take on 12 marathons in 12 months in 2019. 
    Her goal? Just to see if she could do it and to explore the world she lived in through her races.
    Here she talks about mental resilience and what she learned, plus nutrition as a vegan runner - and beating her PB. 
     
    **Some audio is poor on this podcast. 

    • 25 min
    Girls Run The World Inspire: Gill Bland

    Girls Run The World Inspire: Gill Bland

    How do you maintain performance during pregnancy and after? And what kind of attitudes do you encounter in today's world when you dare to combine performance with pregnancy. We discuss this and more with talented recreational marathon runner, Gill Bland

    • 30 min
    Girls Run the World, Experts Dr Josephine Perry

    Girls Run the World, Experts Dr Josephine Perry

    Can you change your performance simply be choosing how you decide to think about it? This and more we discuss in this week's podcast with sports psychologist, Dr Josephine Perry.

    • 27 min
    Girls Run the World, Experts Tiina Hoffman

    Girls Run the World, Experts Tiina Hoffman

    Everyone knows the importance of sleep for recovery from exercise, and life in general.

    But understanding how good sleep is built during the day could help transform your sleep strategy and therefore your performance.
    Want to know more? Listen to our podcast with Tiina Hoffman, who has worked at the University of Alaska as a Nordic skiing coach and at the Research Institute for Olympic Sports in Finland. She is now a wellness expert with the heart rate variability technology, Firstbeat. 

    • 21 min

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