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The British Ultrarunning Podcast
101 minutes | Aug 23, 2018
Episode 14: Dan Lawson Jogle Attempt
This episode comes just a day after Dan’s JOGLE run, where he attempted to break the record of 9 days and 2 hours for the 850 mile north to south journey down the length of Britain - running an average of 90 miles a day. We also interview Mick Seymour, one of Dan’s two chief crew people for his insights into what makes such an epic run happen.
44 minutes | Aug 2, 2018
Episode 13: European 24hr Champs Review and Dans JOGLE attempt
Episode 13 features Dan and James discussing the recent European 24hr Championships and Dans upcoming JOGLE attempt.
74 minutes | May 18, 2018
Episode 12: Jez Bragg
James and Dan talk to Jez Bragg one of the truly great ultra runners the UK has ever produced, about his many accomplishments from winning UTMB, what it’s like to finish on the podium and race Killian at Western States, Racing for Team GB, the ultra scene and what the future holds in store. Photo credit: Damiano Levati/The North Face
78 minutes | Mar 24, 2018
Episode 11: Hardmoors Series Race Director/ Jon Steele
Episode 11 features an interview with Hardmoors Series Race Director Jon Steele. James and Dan chat to Jon about some of his incredible feats of endurance as a runner including his 52 ultras in 52 weeks back in 2012, before getting the past, present and future plans for the incredibly popular Hardmoors events that Jon organises on the North York Moors and surrounds. The chat then focuses in on this years Hardmoors 55, the awful conditions that engulfed the race late on and how Jon handled it at the time and with the intense press focus in the days that followed.
73 minutes | Feb 16, 2018
Episode 10: Hong Kong 100km/ Sarah Morwood
In this episode Dan and James start off by discussing Rocky Raccoon 100 and James’ race there, before getting in to the subject of cheating in ultra running after the third placed finisher at that event was Disqualified. The recent Arc of Attrition 100 is also covered before the main event, an interview with the remarkable Sarah Morwood who after representing GB and winning events of all distances over 2013-2015, suffered a near career ending injury in 2016. Since then Sarah has fought her way back to beyond her previous best and recently returned from 6th place finish at the Hong Kong 100km. Sarah tell’s us about her start in the sport, the accident, how she’s come back since then and what she does now to ensure she stays where she is - back at the top!
53 minutes | Jan 31, 2018
Episode 9: 2017 Runners of the Year/ Katie Kaars Sijpesteijn
The second episode of 2018 features an interview with one of James and Dans picks for British Ultrarunner of the Year - Katie Kaars Sijpesteijn. Katie had an unbelieavbly prolific 2017, racing often and to the highest possible level with multiple wins at classic British events as well as top performances internationally. She talks about her background, her highlights of the year and what lies ahead. There’s also some advice for runners looking to get in to Sky Running events as well as a discussion on what can be done to increase involvement of women in ultrarunning in general.
65 minutes | Jan 22, 2018
Episode 8: 2017 Runners of the Year/ Tom Evans
The first episode of 2018 sees Dan and James recap the end of 2017 and features an interview with one of their two picks for British Ultrarunner of the Year - Tom Evans. After a break out year of 3rd - MDS, 4th Eiger 101, 4th CCC, Tom tells us all about his background, his stellar year and what lies ahead.
69 minutes | Nov 17, 2017
Episode 7: Longevity in Ultrarunning/ Ken Fancett
This seventh episode of the British Ultrarunning Podcast features Dan and James discussing the running career of Ken Fancett with the man himself. Ken recently finished his 5th Centurion Grand Slam at the Autumn 100 before heading out for another successful 100 mile trail finish at Rio Del Lago 100 in the US - his 69th 100 mile finish. At 68, Ken is running times that put him in the top 10% to 15% of races overall, but within his age category he is truly a world class runner. The volume of racing he achieves is in itself just as incredible, he regularly finishes 8 or more 100 mile races per year. Inspiration for runners of all ages.
51 minutes | Nov 6, 2017
Episode 6: Autumn 100/ Paul Maskell
This sixth episode of the British Ultrarunning Podcast features Dan and James discussing the Autumn 100 with this years overall champion Paul Maskell. Paul came in as record holder for the Arc of Attrition and off a second place at this years NDW100, running strong through to the win in 14:34. Paul speaks to how he finds time to train and race to such a high level around being a paramedic, the challenges that brings and how to work with them to success.
57 minutes | Oct 13, 2017
Episode 5: Spartathlon/ Vassos Alexander
This fifth episode of the British Ultrarunning Podcast features Dan and James discussing the original ultra distance run, the 153 mile Spartathlon, with Vassos Alexander of BBC Radio 2 - finisher of this years event.
64 minutes | Oct 6, 2017
Episode 4: Tor Des Geants/ Debbie Martin-Consani
This fourth episode of the British Ultrarunning Podcast features Dan and James discussing the mighty 200 mile/ 24000m+ Tor Des Geants with Debs Martin-Consani who finished this years event.
50 minutes | Sep 26, 2017
Episode 3: UTMB & CCC/ Tracy Dean
This third episode of the British Ultrarunning Podcast features Dan and James discussing UTMB and associated events weekend with Tracy Dean who finished 8th at this years CCC.
62 minutes | Sep 1, 2017
Episode 2: Bob Graham Round/ Bill Williamson
Episode 2 of the British Ultrarunning Podcast focuses on the Bob Graham Round and includes an in depth interview with ‘Fell Yoda’ Bill Williamson. Dan and James discuss everything to do with the BGR together with Bill and ask about his experiences with the other classic British rounds, the Paddy Buckley, Charlie Ramsay and beyond.
58 minutes | Aug 19, 2017
Episode 1: Lakeland 50/100/ Michael Jones
The first full edition of the British Ultrarunning Podcast. A review of Lakeland 50/100 mile results with Dan and James and an in depth interview with 2016/17 Lakeland 100 Mens Champion - Michael Jones.
59 minutes | Jul 14, 2017
A pilot episode of the British Ultrarunning Podcast. In this first episode, James Elson and Dan Lawson discuss the 24hr format, James interviews Dan about his training and preparation for 24hr events and the two discuss the recent World 24hr Champs from Belfast last week.
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