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The Man With The Iron Task
57 minutes | Aug 9, 2021
Episode 48: Jasmin Paris
In light of recent announcements from Ironman HQ, Ben rounds off the current run of episodes by sitting down with elite British fell runner Jasmin Paris.
13 minutes | Jul 5, 2021
Episode 47: Head For The Hills
Ben saddles up and heads for the hills of the Kentish countryside.
18 minutes | May 21, 2021
Episode 46: Where Have You Been?
Ben offers an explanation for the recent radio silence, and recaps an illuminating 20-mile training run.
7 minutes | Mar 17, 2021
Episode 45: All Hail
Ben shirks a ten mile run in inclement weather by discussing the February stats.
61 minutes | Feb 18, 2021
Episode 44: Ben Graney
Ben talks to proud son of Sheffield Ben Graney about his efforts to raise money for his local branch of Mind by running 48 miles in 48 hours in July 2020.
12 minutes | Jan 2, 2021
Episode 43: Third Time's The Charm
Yet again, Ben is back - and hoping that it'll be third time lucky in 2021.
19 minutes | Jun 22, 2020
Episode 42: Not Again...
Ben discovers the full extent of Covid 19's impact on Ironman Wales 2020.
32 minutes | Jun 10, 2020
Episode 41: Mathew James' Ironman 2019
As training picks up in intensity, we hear an inside report on 2019's event from friend of the podcast (and Ironman) Mathew James.
11 minutes | May 31, 2020
Episode 40: All That Blisters
In this episode, Ben talks about something truly disgusting that happened to his foot.
12 minutes | Apr 5, 2020
Episode 39: Training In The Time Of Coronavirus
A brief update as to the impact of the more stringent UK social distancing measures.
13 minutes | Mar 20, 2020
Episode 38: Covid-19 Update
How are you liking Ben's elaborate ruse to get out of this year's Ironman Wales so far?
14 minutes | Mar 9, 2020
Episode 37: A Vicious Cycle
Ben shares his experiences of the wetter, windier, and more wearisome aspects of cycling in the countryside during one of the stormiest months on record.
7 minutes | Feb 17, 2020
Episode 36: Back In The Saddle (Again)
Ben hoses down Lenny and takes him for a spin in the Kentish countryside.
10 minutes | Feb 2, 2020
Episode 35: SCAMMED!
Ben's hunt for an affordable Ironman bike gets off to a shaky start...
8 minutes | Jan 23, 2020
Episode 34: Running, man...
In this episode, Ben talks about getting back to full fitness the only way he knows how...
13 minutes | Jan 8, 2020
Episode 33: New Year, New Beginnings
After a period of unexpected upheaval, Ben is back. The surroundings may have changed, but the goal is the same...
13 minutes | Nov 18, 2019
Episode 32: Chesty Resty
Ben finds himself battling a nasty winter bug that threatens to derail his training.
12 minutes | Nov 4, 2019
Episode 31: Back To The Ironing Board
And we're back! Ben kicks off training again for his postponed attempt at the notoriously gruelling Ironman Wales triathlon in Tenby.
6 minutes | Sep 16, 2019
Episode 30: Live From the M4
Ben broadcasts live from Membury services en route back to his job in Bath following a significant weekend in the Man With The Iron Task calendar.
11 minutes | Aug 17, 2019
Episode 29: Jellyfish Soup Survival Contest
In this episode, Ben receives a report on the 2019 Tenby Long Course Weekend Swim from friend of the podcast Mathew James.
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