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Episode 90: In it for the long run with Damian Hall.

The Run Strong Podcast

Endurance coaches Tom Walker and Rob Jones welcome you to The Run Strong Podcast. A show to discuss topics to educate and inspire runners. From couch-to-5k'rs, triathletes, up to multi-stage ultra runners this podcast will interest you. A successful season 1 means the boys are back and currently recording and releasing season 2. Please rate and review to help spread The Run Strong Podcast!Damian Hall is A record-breaking ultramarathon runner who's represented Great Britain and achieves competitive results in some of the world's toughest races. A UK Athletics running coach, widely published journalist and author, public speaker, and parent. Damian is also an ambassador for inov-8 and Tomax Technology.Head over to precisionhydration.com and use the code RUNSTRONG15 to get 15% off your first order of electrolytes that match how you sweat and the new Precision Fuel range.Links: Quick Carb Calculator Free online Sweat Test Book a free 20-minute hydration and fueling strategy video consultation Useful Blogs: Why sodium is crucial to athletes performing at their best Why do athletes suffer from cramp? How much carbohydrate do athletes need per hour? Which energy products are right for you? Please also rate and review the podcast! Below is the link to our iTunes pagehttps://podcasts.apple.com/ie/podcast/the-run-strong-podcast/id1483567507To get in touch please email Endurance@innerfight.com#Therunstrongpodcast


21 Jul 2021

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Episode 46 - Damian Hall - Record Breaker - Author - Tea Lover

Run to the Hills

Episode 46 - Damian Hall - Record Breaker - Author - Tea LoverThis week Eddie and Gary catch up with Damian Hall.  Damian has been super busy breaking records and writing books. It was great to hear about his recent coast to coast FKT and find out about his new book too.Check out his new book via the link below.https://www.v-publishing.co.uk/books/books-new-and-coming-soon/books-new-and-coming-soon-in-it-for-the-long-run/Each week we'll bring you interviews with runners from the front, back and middle of the pack. We'll share training advice, nutrition advice and kit reviews too. We'll talk about current running stories and stories from inspirational people who we feel you might be interested in.This podcast is available to listen to at Spotify and Apple Podcasts too. Links below.https://open.spotify.com/show/2HlWHlGA8D6ifm1TmnP2Kthttps://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/run-to-the-hills/id1504643103YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaUcGDYF8919iZSDC8uV9xgFacebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1005937909821744Blog - https://www.chiacharge.co.uk/​blogs/newsTwitter - https://twitter.com/run_tothehillsStrava - https://www.strava.com/clubs/runtothehillspodcastInstagram -  https://www.instagram.com/runtothehillswithchiacharge/?hl=enStrava - https://www.strava.com/clubs/runtothehillspodcastChia Charge - Since 2012 Chia Charge has been making sports nutrition which not only helps you perform better but tastes great too. You won't find any oddities in our Yorkshire baked flapjacks either, just good honest kitchen cupboard ingredients that make you move and feel great.

1hr 32mins

16 Jul 2021

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203. How Ultra Endurance Athlete Damian Hall Runs 250+ Miles (and you can, too!)

The Strength Running Podcast

Damian Hall is one of the best ultra endurance athletes in the UK. He has represented Great Britain at the trail world championships, holds 7 records or Fastest Known Times (FKTs) and he has competed in the Sahara Desert and the Arctic. All this in less than a decade-long running career. Damian recently wrote a book called In It for the Long Run, which depicts his 2020 Pennine Way record attempt and details of his midlife crisis. In today's conversation, Damian shares about his most recent Wainwright Coast to Coast FKT and the hallucinations caused by hyponatremia (decreased sodium concentrations due to over hydration). We also talk about the lessons learned in ultra running that apply to life. In this episode we also talk about: How to prepare for days of running What drives someone to run for hundreds of miles How to know when you're ready... for anything in life Links & Resources from the Show: Follow Damian on Instagram Learn more from his website SR training plans for advanced runners Check out Damian's book! Thank you Elemental Labs! A big thanks to Elemental Labs for their support of this episode! They make electrolyte drinks for athletes and low-carb folks with no sugar, artificial ingredients, or colors. Elemental Labs' products have some of the highest sodium concentrations that you can find. Anybody who runs a lot knows that sodium, as well as other electrolytes like magnesium and potassium, are essential to our performance and how we feel throughout the day. The citrus flavor has quickly become my favorite. I’m drinking one a day now to help me get enough fluids in our dry Colorado air. It’s tasty and delicious and I find that I’m not peeing every 45 minutes throughout the day, which might be an indication I wasn’t eating enough sodium. There’s now mounting evidence that higher sodium intake levels are not unhealthy – and athletes need substantially more than your typical sedentary person. Of course, ask your doctor if you’re worried. But for those athletes running outside in the heat, an electrolyte replacement makes a lot of sense. They just released their first new flavor of 2021, their most requested flavor, watermelon salt. So check out Elemental Labs to try their new flavor and get your hydration optimized. 


8 Jul 2021

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GRL #355 | DAMIAN HALL - A new UK Coast-To-Coast FKT, the Pennine Way & more!

Ginger Runner LIVE

We are so excited to welcome UK ultrarunner & adventurer, Damian Hall, to the show! Damian just set the new UK Coast-To-Coast fkt, held the former Pennine Way FKT, wrote an amazing book & more. We'll chat about it all on today's show! #GingerRunnerLive #DamianHall #CoastToCoastFKT


31 May 2021

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Episode 582 - Damian Hall

Marathon Talk

Martin talks to Damian Hall about his new book, In it for the Long Run. Thank you to Tribe for supporting this week's show, we catch up with co-founder Tom Stancliffe. There's a new 12-year-old 5K world record, and Anna Rutherford breaks the Southern Upland Record ... fueled on stock cubes. Training Talk is supported by Exhale Coffee, and we speak to their founder, Alex Higham, and discuss our personal returns to running post COVID jab.

1hr 51mins

12 May 2021

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Interview with Damian Hall

The Way of the Runner - conversations on running with Adharanand Finn

Adharanand Finn talks FKTs, being an inspiring parent, the hero complex and writing books about running with one of the world’s toughest ultra runners, Damian Hall, who holds the record on the UK’s 268-mile Pennine Way and has finished fifth at the UTMB, the most prestigious race in the trail ultra running world. His book In It For The Long Run was published in May 2021. Find him on Instagram: @ultra_damo  Produced by @IAmTheHow. Music: Starfrosch.

1hr 41mins

5 May 2021

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Damian Hall runs an FKT on the Pennine Way!

Peak Endurance

Episode 92 is an interview and discussion with Damian Hall. Damian Hall recently entered the ultra running record books by breaking the Fastest Known Time (FKT) for the 268-mile (431.48kms) Pennine Way. Now ratified as 61hrs 35mins Damian’s time bettered that of American ultra runner John Kelly, who just a week earlier had run it in 64hrs 46mins. Prior to that the record had stood unbeaten for 31 years, belonging to Mike Hartley, who ran 65hrs 20mins in 1989. The Pennine Way is Great Britain’s oldest – and arguably toughest – National Trail, twisting its way from Kirk Yetholm in the Scottish Borders to Edale, Derbyshire, and including a section along Hadrian’s Wall. Much of it is over remote, boggy hills, with a total ascent that exceeds the height of Mount Everest. Popular with hikers, who usually complete it in 16-19 days, Damian did it in just two-and-a-half, battling sleep exhaustion and all manner of tough weather conditions along the way. When he’s not running, Damian is a coach and a journalist and author with more than 20 years' experience of writing for and editing magazines, newspapers, books and websites.If you are like the majority of runners, you may feel like you are constantly beset with niggles (a euphemism for injuries!!) that take away from your joy of running. You may even have sore shins!! So, if you’re sick of niggles, come in and see the specialists at Health and High Performance where they utilise the latest in technology, and experience, to help you get back to your running best. Head to www.healthhp.com.au/run to book an appointment and ensure you can run strong and free! You can also find them on instagram: HealthHighPerformanceThank you so much for supporting the podcast! I really appreciate the people who take the couple of minutes out of their day to get onto Apple Podcasts to rate, review and subscribe. I read all of the reviews and they sure do inspire me to keep working on it! Thanks so much!! If you enjoyed this episode, please do go on over and rate and review. I am aiming for 100 reviews by Easter next year! Will you help me achieve my goal?At Peak Endurance coaching, I coach you to run any distance on any surface, be it road, track or trail, from beginners to advanced athletes. If you are interested, email me isobel@peakendurancecoaching.com.au so that I can help you with a structured, individualised plan that takes into account your life and your running needs.Enjoy the interview with Damian!The links we were talking about are below:Some ethical nosh providershttps://www.33fuel.com/ https://www.outdoorprovisions.co.uk/ https://www.oatly.com/int/ https://luchodillitos.com/@thevegankind@loveoggs@omg_its_vegan@twofarmerscrisps@firepotfoodShane's bookhttps://www.amazon.co.uk/Lost-Art-Running-Shane-Benzie/dp/1472968085

1hr 4mins

9 Feb 2021

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E54. A Totally FKT 2020 with Damian Hall & Summit Fever

Everything Endurance

Against a backdrop of the Covid_19 pandemic and the slew of race cancellations it led too, a few runners have managed to salvage the spirit of competition and a number of epic achievements from the clutches of what could have been a very quiet year in trail/ultra-running. There can be few claims to greater success this year than Damian Hall's.  He has just grabbed his 3rd record of a busy summer after a nail-biting 14hr charge along the South Wales Traverse. We cover this, his year as a whole and also the upcoming film 'Totally FKT' which documents Damian and John Kelly's exploits on the Pennine Way earlier this summer (see episodes #42 and #44). In a special feature, Will also chats to Matt and Ellie Green of Summit Fever, the film-makers behind this amazing documentary which premieres on Sunday 22nd November at Kendal Mountain Festival  Learn more at: https://www.summitfevermedia.com/pennine-way-fkt Cover Images: (c) innov8/Dave Macfarlane

1hr 6mins

13 Nov 2020

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Damian Hall, Inov-8 athlete and multiple fkt holder including the recent 260 mile Pennine Way

KristianUltra Trail Running Podcast

This is an informal chat with Damian Hall about his past history and where he is now in the world of ultra running. My coaching and fundraiser details here www.kristianultra.com Damians website: www.damianhall.info

1hr 21mins

19 Oct 2020

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Episode 554 - Damian Hall

Marathon Talk

There's a world 5,000m record, British 1,000m record, a JOGLE record, and a whole load of super-speedy Brits. Plus, talking of super-speedy Brits, Martin speaks to Damian Hall.

1hr 24mins

19 Aug 2020