Jon reached out to me to ask if I would like to come on his new podcast - Of Mountains & Men Podcast!
I was delighted to share more of my story with him and we discussed; the growth of the tough girl podcast, my reasons for starting the podcast, as well as how I got into running, from running the London Marathon to running the toughest footrace on earth the Marathon des Sables, we also discuss my next big challenge, thru hiking the Appalachian Trail in June!
The Tough Girl Podcast - which is all about motivating and inspiring women and girls
100th episode - coming up on the 2nd May with Cheryl Strayed
How it all started for me..
What about our female role models?
Where are all the women?
Women on the Of Mountains and Men Podcast
The challenges I’ve taken on
Running London Marathon
Heading off to climb Kilimanjaro in 2013
Spending time in South America
Running the Marathon des Sables in 2016
Why its about the journey to reach your goal
Why doing something you haven’t done before will help you grow your own confidence and self belief
Dealing with the fear of failure and what other people will think of me
Nikki Kimble and her battle with depression
Why getting outside is good for you
Doing something that scares you
Why I started running
My journey in June!
The Appalachian Trail!!
Why 100 days…
22 miles per day…
Trying to be relaxed and wanting to have fun
Waiting for my trail legs to kick in
Time on feet
No flaffing in camp
Eating throughout the day and having a consistent pace
Taking time off
Celebrating my birthday
I would feel like a failure if I didn’t do it in 100 days
Not being able to plan for everything
Trying to be positive and flexible
Can’t wait to get to the heat
My biggest fears… being cold and wet
Being use to the heat from training in Australia to running the MDS
Podcast episodes will be preloaded while I’m away on my hike
Vlogging from the trail - follow along on my Youtube channel
Doing batch interviews to get everything ready before my trip
Mentally getting myself ready before I go
Doing a “what if” exercise to prepare myself
Wanting to have fun and enjoy myself while on the trail
The power of keeping calm
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