INSPIRATION

Every episode is full of inspiring stories of women overcoming great challenges.

The Tough Girl Podcast won the  Shextreme Best Adventure Podcast Award in 2019 & the Women's Sports Trust #BeAGameChanger National Award for Media Initiative of the Year 2018.

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Marathon des Sables

Sabrina Pace-Humphreys

Co-founder of Black Trail Runners and running Britain’s most brutal race - the Spine Race 286 miles non-stop!

Steph Cooke

A mature plodder's forays in trekking and ultra racing. Marathon des Sables and going on - A Pennine Journey.

Lauren Woodwiss

Setting the WR for the fastest female pair to row the Atlantic Ocean & 8 weeks later coming 4th female in the Marathon des Sables!

Louise Johnstone

Endurance Athlete & PT, discussing mental health, Marathon des Sables & her next challenge #2020RunNorthSea

Josephine Anselin

Running the length of New Zealand in 99 days, cycling across Sardinia, Taiwan and down the West coast of America!

Nikki Barnard

Ultra runner, recovered from stress fractures and looking at doing the Bob Graham Round this year, in training for Marathon des Sables in 2019!

Anna-Marie Watson

Performance coach & founder Reach for More. Endurance athlete recovering #UTMB2017 #HMDS2017.

Laura Gush

Running The Ironman and Marathon Des Sables with No Background in Sports, Qualified Dr and PT

Sarah Williams

I’m being interviewed by Ali Mahoney-Johnson from ithinksport.com focusing on psychological demands and overcoming mental challenges!

Elisabet Barnes

Ultra Runner, Coach & Marathon des Sables 2015 Winner

Megan Hicks

(Female Winner of the 2013 MdS) Top 10 Insiders Tips for the Marathon des Sables.

Rebecca Ferry

Mum of 5. Ultra runner and high altitude mountaineer - completing the “High Double” Everest and Lhotse, followed by K2.

Preet Chandi

Army Physiotherapist and Ultra Runner, training for her first solo unsupported expedition to the South Pole! 

Sabrina Pace-Humpreys

Ultra runner, going from Anxiety to Accomplishment - Running the Marathon des Sables and challenging Rural Racism

Alice Morrison

Racing in the Tour D’Afrique from Cairo to Cape Town on a bike; world first trek from the highest point of North Africa to the Atlantic Ocean, and running the Marathon Des Sables

Ali Young

Team GB 24hr racing, chasing a 3hr PB in the marathon & racing in the legendary Spartathlon ultra race.

Jane Harries

51 talks about her life, travel and completing the Marathon des Sables. Jane is also the founder of AdventureShe Magazine.

Mina Holder

36 year old Primary School teacher who has run the full length of New Zealand & Great Britain!

Anna-Marie Watson

Ultra endurance athlete & performance coach, training for the UTMB in September!

Nikki Kimball

Dealing with depression & being one of the elite ultra runners in America

Susie Chan

Endurance Runner & Blogger

Anja Madhvani

Completing her first ultra the Marathon Des Sables with undiagnosed Pulmonary Tuberculosis. Now fully recovered she is training for the London Marathon in 2022.

Dr. Katharine Ganly

Endurance Runner - Spartathlon 2017, Dragons Back 2017, Grand Union Canal Race 2016, Centurion 4x100mile "Grand Slam" 2014 - first female, Marathon des Sables 2013.

Elisabet Barnes

Elisabet Barnes - Queen of the Desert Ultra, 2x winner of Marathon des Sables (2015/2017) - looking to transition out of competitive running.

Sharon Gayter

Fastest woman to travel by foot between John O'Groats and Land's End. 822 miles in 12 days, 11 hours, 6 minutes, and 7 seconds.

Hollie Woodhouse

The Adventurous Kiwi - Completing NZ's iconic Coast to Coast race, running the Marathon des Sables & most recently crossing the Greenland Ice Cap!

Fiona Oakes

The vegan 'Queen of the Extreme’ - A British marathon runner, who holds three world records for marathon running!

Maria Leijerstam

Welsh British polar adventurer who was the first person to cycle to the South Pole from the edge of the continent in 2013

Selina McCole

A 43 year old married mother of 2 who ran the Marathon des Sables 2016!

Sarah Williams

My journey of getting to the start line of the Marathon des Sables (MDS) & running the toughest footrace on earth!

Ali Young

She runs every distance from 800 m to 24hr endurance races!