Episode #117 Johan Steene an Ultra Mindset 68 Loops Backyard Record Holder
Johan is a Swedish ultrarunner, most notable for winning the 2018 Big Dog's Backyard Ultra, at which he completed 68 laps or 283.335 miles of the coursein 67 hours 48 minutes and 36 seconds, thus setting a new record on the course and beating the incredible Courtney if that wasn’t awe inspiring enough he turned up to the event exhausted and sleep deprived which is never a good place to begin 68hrs of racing.
He completed Lazarus Lakes Vol State 500km which we unpack during the episode and has competed in the Barkley four times, it was great listening to his simplistic approach towards his running, a real raw
Check this out - The Finn McCool Virtual Team Challenge a 1350km virtual race which is equivalent of running a marathon in each of the 32 counties in Ireland, your team of four will have 16 weeks to complete the challenge which is a minimum of 13.1 miles a week for each team member it starts on the 10th July so click on the below link an
For the Loonie Leprechauns out there you will have an option of chasing down the Golden Shamrock by taking on the challenge on your own, are you as brave as the giant Finn McCool 1350km in 16 weeks.
Click and register for the virtual challenge on the link below events starts on the 10th July but you can still register any time during the month of July you'll just have less time ;P
If your listening to this we would love you to come and join the craic on our facebook page named The Finn McCool Virtual Challenge, it would be great to see runners from all other the globe joining us through a virtual tour of the 32 counties in Ireland.
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Episode #128 Galen Reynolds The Dragon Slayer Winner of the 2019 Dragons Back
Episode #127 Olivier Leblond USA 48hr Record Holder 100 Mile Podiums and Backyard Ultras
Episode #126 Karl 'SpeedGoat' Meltzer The Most Successful 100 Mile Ultra Marathoner on the Planet
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Episode #119 Johnny Breen GVRAT 10 in 10 Progress in the Sport of Ultrarunning
Episode #118 Mike Wardian World Majors and World Marathon Challenge Record Holder & Quaratine Backyard Winner
Episode #116 John T Sharp 2000km GVRAT 27 Days Backyard Ultra & Long Distance Running
Episode #115 Keith Russell and Team Alanna 'The Gift of Ultra Running'
Episode #114 Sarah McCormack Irish International and Mountain Running World Cup Race Series Winner 2019
Episode #113 Terri Biloski The Great Virtual Run Across Tennesse 1000km in 11 days 20hrs and The Backyard Ultra
Episode #112 Sharon Gayter Jogle Record Holder National Champion Himalyan La Ultra The High Extreme Endurance
Episode #111 Richard Nunan Unpacking PTL UTMB TDS CCC & TDG
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