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Kieran Alger

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The Big Run - Episode 20 - Kieran Alger aka Man V Miles - Every Goal is Equal

The Big Run

Keiran Alger aka Man V Miles is a freelance editor, writer and borderline crazy runner.  He has multiple marathons and ultra's to his name and is a trusted source when it comes to running gear reviews via his YouTube channel The Run Testers where he and his mates put the latest tech through its paces to see if it holds up. Keiran shares his journey into running, his move into Ultras, completing the MDS and why running watches should seriously consider having a "naked mode". If you enjoyed this episode be sure to subscribe to be the first to hear when the next episode is launched and follow me on Instagram & Twitter for exclusive previews of our upcoming guests. 


15 Mar 2021

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36. Kieran Alger - @manvmiles Experienced Runner, Ultrarunner "Pushing Boundaries, Aiming High and Achieving Goals" - one of the Runtesters. 112 Half and Full Marathons, 12 Ultras and 100 miler

Not Another Runner

This episode is sponsored by Jaybird Sport. As a Not Another Runner Listener you can get a 10% Discount if you use code notanother10 [case sensitive] at their Website jaybirdsport.com Kieran Alger, a runner, and ultrarunner popularly known by his Instagram handle @manvmiles is one of the four runners who make up the Run Testers. Kieran is a freelance journalist who over time has fortunately been able to combine his work with his hobby, he tests the latest running merchandise, products and technology and is very knowledgeable when it comes to running gear. He is also a very experienced runner, having completed 46 Marathons, 56 Half Marathons, 12 Ultramarathons and a 100 miler and placed in the top 100 runners @ Marathon Des Sables in 2015. Kieran is dedicated in pushing boundaries, aiming high and achieving goals and shares his vast knowledge of everything running that he has learnt with others. His Blog (see Links below) is an incredible portal to all things running, so if you are looking for the latest tech, shoes, or advice on fuelling, fitness and racing look no further for honest, experienced and detailed advice and information. What to Expect: How Kieran began running What made him want to run longer His Marathon Des Sables Experience and why he's reccommend this race His current and future goals  How he is coping during the current circumstances How we can remain motivated despite the current climate, and cancelled events Why in running we have to be kind to ourselves How Manvmiles started Kieran's #WhyIRun The Runtesters Links Kieran Alger www.instagram.com/manvmiles/ Blog: www.manvmiles.co.uk/ All links for ManVMiles and The Run Testers: https://lnk.bio/rmrK Natalie - Not Another Runner Instagram: www.instagram.com/notanotherrunner/ Blog: //notanotherrunner.home.blog/ Facebook: www.facebook.com/notanotherrunner/ All other links: linktr.ee/notanotherrunner Marathon Des Sables: https://marathondessables.co.uk/ Laverado Ultra Trail  https://www.ultratrail.it/en/ 

1hr 9mins

30 Apr 2020

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#4 - Kieran Alger, Sub 3 Marathoner, Ultra Runner & Running Journalist

A Runner’s Life

I’m in conversation with runner Kieran Alger, he’s run 43 marathons, including breaking the sub 3 marathon. He’s going for the 6 World Marathon Majors medal and Tokyo is his last marathon major left.He’s also run 12 Ultra’s including finishing in the top 100 of the 2015 Marathon des Sables. In this conversation we talk about his running, including the Tokyo marathon which was postponed due to CV19. We discuss his motivations, get an insight into running kit and technology, through his work as a running journalist.--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/marcus-brown9/support

1hr 1min

21 Apr 2020

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David Millar, Kieran Alger and the Eliud Kipchoge song

The Runner's World UK Podcast

We catch up with David and Nicole Millar ahead of David's attempt at the New York City Marathon in support of their friend Marya, Robby and their son, Wyatt. David is a retired pro cyclist, although it's Nicole who's the real runner of the household. We're also joined by tech guru Kieran Alger to debate the benefits of running without a watch and Rick and Ben perform their Eliud Kipchoge song.Here's a link to David's Crowdrise page - https://www.crowdrise.com/o/en/campaign/wyatt-321 detailing the cause that he and Robby are running for.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


29 Oct 2019

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James Poole talks 80/20 training & Kieran Alger talks running tech

The Runner's World UK Podcast

A double whammy this week as James Poole talks to us as a response to EP.23, championing the high volume, long and slow approach to endurance running. Kieran Alger pops in to talk all things sleep tech and how it can and will help your running.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


22 Jul 2019

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44: Kieran Alger - Writer and Marathon des Sables Ultra Runner

endurance Junkie Podcast

Kieran Alger combines a passion for wearable tech with an addiction to running. Editor-in-chief at Mediablaze and founder of Manvmiles.com, he covers fitness and technology trends for magazines and websites, including T3, Wareable.com, Men’s Health and Techradar. In April 2015, Kieran will attempt to complete 'the toughest footrace on Earth', the Marathon des Sables. Six days, 156 miles, 40 degree heat, up and down sand dune mountains. As he prepares for his hardest running test yet, he'll share running tips, nutrition advice and any motivational insights he will stumble upon, so you can benefit from his mistakes, as he learns how to run better, eat better and think smarter. In this interview we talk about: - His sporting background growing up in the UK.- His passion for all things tech.- How he got into running and what he loves about it.- His challenge for 2015: the Marathon des Sables.- What else is on his bucket list.


12 Dec 2014