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Ultra Runners Guests of Tough Girl Podcast (Part 5)

Frances Taylor - Running, building self confidence, and quitting her job to cycle 3,000 miles around New Zealand!

Frances Taylor found fitness in 2013, taking up jogging to help combat the office routines, going on to run six marathons and a 75km ultra marathon.

With a 30th birthday on the horizon, and her life not exactly where she wanted it to be, she's quit her job and is travelling 3000 miles around New Zealand by bicycle.

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Anna-Marie Watson - Ultra endurance athlete & performance coach, training for the UTMB in September!

Over the last twenty years Anna-Marie’s journey has taken her from icy snow holes in Norway, to the desolate plains of Afghanistan and Iraq while working for the British Army.

Most recently she’s been pushing her endurance boundaries running various ultra races & competing in long distance triathlons.

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Shu Pillinger - 1st British woman to complete RAAM Solo in 2015 after broken clavicle in 2014.

Shusanah Pillinger, extreme athlete, became the first British woman to complete the “world’s toughest cycle race” in 2015. She finished the 3004 mile non-stop solo Race Across America (RAAM) in 12 days, 9 hours and 14 minutes after pedalling from the West coast to the East coast on just 2 hours sleep a day.

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Melissa Urie - 2nd Women to ever finish the EPIC 5 - 5 Ironman in 5 days across 5 different islands in Hawaii!

Melissa lives and trains over in Melbourne, Australia while working full time as a nurse.

Melissa is the second woman ever to finish the Epic 5 - an event which consists of doing 5 Ironman distance triathlons (that’s 224km or 140 miles of swimming, cycling and running) every day over 5 days on 5 different Hawaiian Islands!

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