Marathon Runners Guests of Tough Girl Podcast (Part 6)


Beth Whitman - Running her 1st Marathon at 50, completing the Snowman Trek in Bhutan and training for the 4 Deserts Challenge in 2020!


Beth completed (twice) the 25-day, 220-mile Snowman Trek in Bhutan, climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro and reached the top at 19,341 feet, finished marathons in Hawaii, Tokyo, Portland and Seattle. She ran the Seattle Quadzilla (four marathons in four days) and have qualified for the Boston Marathon twice.


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Sally Gunnell - The only woman to hold the World, Olympic, European, and Commonwealth Gold Medals at the same time!


Sally is the only woman ever to hold four major track titles concurrently – Olympic, World, European and Commonwealth! Since retiring from international athletics, Sally has gone onto become a television presenter, keynote speaker and wellbeing advocate.


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Nikki Love - Adventure Runner, Ran 63 marathons in 63 days in 2017. Training to run 2,500 miles on a treadmill in 63 days…


Past Adventures


2018 – Run Around Ireland – 750 miles in 32 days

2018 – DesertUltra

2018 – Runcation around Malta and Gozo

2017 – 63 marathons in 63 days throughout the UK

2016 – JungleUltra – Peru

2010 – 7 marathons in 7 days

2002, 2007, 2010 – London Marathon


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Loretta Claiborne - Special Olympics Athlete, World-class runner and motivational speaker.


Loretta is a celebrated athlete who was honoured in 1996 with ESPN's ESPY Arthur Ashe Award for Courage. Her life story was told in Walt Disney Productions The Loretta Claiborne Story and in the biography, "In Her Stride" published by WorldScapes.


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