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TOUGH GIRL PODCAST 2023

The Tough Girl podcast is all about motivating and inspiring you, while increasing amount of female role models in the media especially in relation to adventure and physical challenges. 

The TGP  has won 3 awards! The Women's Sports Trust #BeAGameChanger National Award for Media Initiative of the Year (2018). The Shextreme Best Adventure Podcast Award (2019) and  the best Adventure Sports Podcast in the Sports Podcast Awards 2022.

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India Cook

India Cook

From Runner to Run Coach. Her journey of making running a more diverse, inclusive, and less intimidating place. Advocating for all paces and body types in the space of road racing. *** 30th March ***

Maddy Collinge

Maddy Collinge

Runner and running coach. Mother of 4 and Nana to 3. Trying to fight off ageing and prove that we can go on doing stuff long after we thought we couldn’t... *** 28th March ***

Amy Rusiecki

Amy Rusiecki

Elite ultra runner (Completed 82 ultras and has won 33 of them) sponsored by Inov-8, 3x member of the USA Trail team, providing top tips and advice. *** 23rd March ***

Ingrid Walters

Ingrid Walters

Competitive swimmer turned marathon runner. PB of 2hr 48 mins. Breast Cancer Survivor. Inducted into The National Black Distance Running Hall of Fame. *** 21st March ***

Luzia Buehler

Luzia Buehler

Trail Runner, Inov-8 Ambassador and 4th woman at the 2022 Western States 100 in a time of 18hrs 08 mins. *** 16th March ***

Allie Bailey

Allie Bailey

Ultra runner, Running 1,000+ miles from Lands End to John O’Groats in 35-days *** 14th March ***

Rav Billan

Rav Billan

Passionate runner; running for fun, her mental health and to keep fit. Run streaking outside for the past 5 years, and completing the London Marathon in 2022! *** 9th March ***

Grace Natoli

Grace Natoli

70+ marathons & ultras including: New York, Chicago, London, Paris, Berlin; Diversify the trails🖤 *** 7th March ***

Keri Wallace

Keri Wallace

Founder & Mountain Leader at Girls on Hills. Skyrunner, fellrunner and ultrarunner encouraging more women to hit the trails and venture into the mountains. Shouting about equity and inclusivity in trail running. *** 2nd March ***

Kate Strong

Kate Strong

3x cycling world record holder, high performance coach & climate advocate. In June 2023, Kate will start a 3-month cycle (on a bamboo bike) around mainland Britain. *** 28th February ***

Camille Herron

Camille Herron

Ultrarunner propelled by tacos & joy! The first runner to win International Association of Ultrarunners world championships at 3 different categories, the 50km, 100km and 24 hours. *** 14th February ***

Amy Aed

Amy Aed

Travel writer and adventurer who became the first person to walk the entire Danube river. *** 7th February ***

Crystal Rose Hudelson

Crystal Rose Hudelson

Her love and passion for climbing and her work as Co-director of Climbers of Color (CoC) a platform for people to connect and teach Black people, people of color, and marginalized communities *** 31st January ***

Victoria Evans

Victoria Evans

Guinness World Record Holder, Fastest Female to Solo Row the Atlantic, Sports Lawyer and Advocate for Women In Sport *** 24th January ***

Phillipa Cherryson

Phillipa Cherryson

Chief Volunteer Queen for Adventure Queens South Wales - her goal is to encourage more women of every age, size, ability and background to participate in outdoor activities. *** 17th January ***

Katrina Megget

Katrina Megget

Her battle with self doubt and self-worth - walking the Te Araroa Trail in New Zealand and sailing around Great Britain with her partner on a 28-ft boat. *** 10th January ***

Dr. Anu Taranath

Dr. Anu Taranath

Author of "Beyond Guilt Trips: Mindful Travel in an Unequal World”. *** 3rd January ***

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