One Community III Mini Race Briefing
Mini Race Brief from Centurion RD James Elson on our third One Community virtual event that starts tomorrow - 2nd April 2021.
1 Apr 2021
One Slam 'Half Time' Podcast
As we reach Day 30 and pass the mid way point in the Virtual Slam event, Centurion RD James Elson chats to one of our Centurion coaches Neil Bryant about the best way to tackle what is ahead. Neil has an incredible pedigree as an endurance athlete which he turned into his passion as a coach five years ago. The two talk over Neils career before going over some advice for those looking to remain consistent and complete the Slam feeling stronger and better as the event goes on.
3 Mar 2021
One Slam Episode 2
James gives a short update as we hit the 10 day mark of the One Slam virtual event. There are some thoughts about the One Love 5km/ Half/ 50km over next weekend and how to incorporate that into the broader challenge of the Slam.
10 Feb 2021
One Slam Episode 1
James talks about the experience of taking on One Slam so far, some tips and advice for how to structure this two month long 'event and talks briefly about Martin Stone's epic Solo Unsupported Mid-Winter Bob Graham Round. (Image: Martin Stone at the finish of his round, with 4 volt battery powered handtoch in hand).
3 Feb 2021
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One Virtual Slam Race Briefing 2021
Race briefing for One Slam. Race info available here: https://www.centurionrunning.com/races/one-virtual-slam-2021
30 Jan 2021
Day 7 CR1C II
One Community final day pod features a conversation with Ian Maddieson, 15 time Western States finisher who at 78 just wrapped his One Community event up across the pond in New Mexico
29 Nov 2020
Day 4 CR1C II
Well done to all of you so far this week. Today a quick interview with Phil Marshall. Sarah Marshall who is trying to complete the 5km over the course of the week, has captured the hearts and minds of everyone on the community facebook page. Please take a listen to understand a little more about why. Her efforts really epitomise why whether it’s 5km or 100 miles, everyones journey is different and worthwhile. Sarahs fund raising page is available here. https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/sarahandphilcenturionchallenge. Thank you.
26 Nov 2020
Day 3 One Community II
It is day three of the One Community II week. This episode features some of the key stories of the first two days and is followed by a conversation with Explorer/ Runner/ Cave Diver - John Volanthen. John has a background of multi-sports but became a little more widely known recently, as the cave rescuer who reached the missing Thai soccer team trapped in the Tham Luang Cave in 2018 and ultimately helped bring them out to safety. James explores how John approaches risk and manages difficult situations such as cave rescue, through sport and in day to day life.
25 Nov 2020
One Up Virtual Challenge Approach/ Advice
In this episode, James Elson, Robbie Britton and Drew Sheffield discuss the upcoming One Up Virtual event taking place over 20th-26th July. The aim is to accumulate as much vertical/ elevation gain within the week as possible to achieve the highest of the eight possible levels that they can. The trio of hosts try to break the details down and share tips and advice for those planning on taking part. Full details by heading to this link. https://centurionrunning.com/races/one-up-2020 You can also find our planning and advice document here http://www.centurionrunning.com/podcast/files/one-up-planning.pdf
17 Jun 2020
Black Lives Matter & Black Runners in Ultrarunning
James chats to one of our Centurion Running regulars, Sonny Peart, about the Black Lives matter movement, Racism today in the UK and Black runners within the sport of ultrarunning. Why are there so few and what can we do to increase participation and access? If you want to learn more, here are a list of resources we have put together with Sonnys help Books recommended by Sonny Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People about Race, by Renni Eddo-Lodge The Good Immigrant, edited by Nikesh Shukla There Ain’t no Black in the Union Jack, by Paul Gilroy Freedom is a Constant Struggle, by Angela Davis Beloved, by Toni Morrison Netflix has made the documentary 13th available currently for free on YouTube Google Drive Document here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1BRlF2_zhNe86SGgHa6-VlBO-QgirITwCTugSfKie5Fs/mobilebasic
5 Jun 2020