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Adventure Athlete, Fellow of the RGS and Author of “Go Far: How Endurance Sports Help You Win At Life”.
Mum of 5. Ultra runner and high altitude mountaineer - completing the “High Double” Everest and Lhotse, followed by K2.
Runner since 1989; ultra-runner since 2005. Training for her 30th ultra - the Dawn to Dusk to Dawn 24-hr track ultra in May 2022.
Mum, runner, & wild swimmer. Host of @whatnextmumpodcast 1x100km ultra, 7x marathons. Fast-packed The Jurassic Coast!
Engineer, trail runner, and founder of trail running company Nepal Trail Series.
Endurance Athlete & WR Holder. 5X Ironman, cycled across the USA, run 100 miles nonstop in under 20 hours, and rowed solo across the Atlantic Ocean.
Passionate Runner taking on her first 100K challenge - Race to the Castle!
Endurance Runner - Spartathlon 2017, Dragons Back 2017, Grand Union Canal Race 2016, Centurion 4x100mile "Grand Slam" 2014 - first female, Marathon des Sables 2013.
High school chemistry teacher, mother, and ultra runner - women’s winner of Moab 240!
Independent sports historian writing about women's distance running and sharing stories of female runners over 50.
Adventurer and ultra endurance runner - Ran across America 2009 and ran across Australia in 2019!
Ultra runner focused on FKT’s (Fastest Known Times) & Host of Womxn Of The Wild Podcast
Adventure Runner, Ran 63 marathons in 63 days in 2017. Training to run 2,500 miles on a treadmill in 63 days…
Bravery, Running the Jungle Ultra for the 5th time - Plus Escaping the Jungle - a 200km race in Belize!
Endurance Athlete/Multiple World Record Holder - Running across America, Dealing with Failure, Overcoming Fears, and getting into swimming and biking!
Swedish ultra-runner who ran alone through Iran to overcome fears and prejudice. A 1,144 mile journey of Trust.
Running 3,010km in 72 days, across Japan!! Plus her plans to run the length of Africa in 2024!
The Fit Londoner: Ironman UK, Wadi Rum Ultra marathon 2018 & The Speed Project running from LA to Las Vegas as fast as possible in 2019!
Completed the Race Around Ireland in 2017, had a baby in 2018 and is riding in the Tour De France 2019!
Rowing 3,000 km in the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
52 year old mum of 3 who became an accidental ultra runner!
1st person ever to run a Double Ramsay Round in the Scottish mountains! 116 miles. 57,000ft of ascent. 48 peaks. Time: 55hrs 56mins
Running ultras, doing 12 challenges in 12 months & training to row the pacific ocean!
The Quick Fire Round!! #swimming #training #cake
In September 2016, she ran from Rome to London, a journey of 1,249 miles.
Ultra endurance athlete & performance coach, training for the UTMB in September!
From Challenge Sophie!
New runner going after her first Ultra!
From “Queen of the Mile” - Talking about travel, running, cycling, her experience of a DNF & what’s in store for the future!
American ultra runner who has broken 20 world records & won Western States a record 14 times!
Ultra Distance Runner & Blogger
Endurance Runner & Multiple Guinness World Record Holder!c
Registered Dietitian and Nutrition Coach. Helping women to fuel their bodies, improve their relationship with food, fitness, and body image.
Ultra endurance athlete - Only person in the UK to have finished a continuous Double Deca (20x Ironman). Training for the Arch To Arc Triathlon (Sept 2022).
Overcome fear and achieve your potential. Author of #SickbedToSummits. Running from Land’s End to John O’Groats (LEJOG) in September 2022.
Getting outside for 20mins everyday and how it’s changed her life. Plus going after a 100 miler mountain run!
British middle distance runner. European Finalist & World Semi-finalist. Professional Hair and Makeup artist.
One of Hong Kong’s top ultra runners. She won VMM 70km and was the HK50 Series winner 2018/19.
Army Physiotherapist and Ultra Runner, training for her first solo unsupported expedition to the South Pole!
aka The Running Granny, Completing JOGLE (875 miles) at 60 years old in 18 days, 10 hours and 3 minutes!
An Adventurous Girl - Blog on adventure, travel, fitness & mental health!
Road to 50 Miles
Extreme Ultra Endurance Athlete and first female amputee to finish Western States and the Badwater Ultramarathon!
Breaking the women's record for Land's End to John O'Groats, running the length of Britain in just 12 days, 30 minutes and 14 seconds!
Ultra runner, going from Anxiety to Accomplishment - Running the Marathon des Sables and challenging Rural Racism
56, Her Global Odyssey, 100km non-stop in each of the World’s Continents!
Running her 1st Marathon at 50, completing the Snowman Trek in Bhutan and training for the 4 Deserts Challenge in 2020!
Power walker, 2x Guinness World Record holder & Completing the Self Transcendence 3100 Mile Race!
British ultra runner who won the 268-mile Spine Race and first woman to win the race outright!
Adventuring with her partner and two young children, living in a tent for 18 months while exploring Britain’s National Parks.
UN human rights lawyer in Afghanistan, Ultrarunner - Tor des Géants, Western States 100, Barkley Marathon, & founder of Free to Run.
Expedition Leader. Outdoor Instructor. Adventurer & Endurance Athlete who completed 30 challenges to celebrate turning 30 in 2018!
36, Vegan, Ultra-runner who works as a Human Rights Lawyer.
“The Mirnavator” - Ultra Marathon Runner & National Geographic 2018 Adventurer of the Year!
Performance coach & founder Reach for More. Endurance athlete recovering #UTMB2017 #HMDS2017.
Ocean Swimmer, Inspirational Speaker. Recovering from ME- and bringing up her son.
1st British woman to complete RAAM Solo in 2015 after broken clavicle in 2014.
Running, building self confidence, and quitting her job to cycle 3,000 miles around New Zealand!
Turned 50 and took on the Antarctic Ice Marathon and Antarctic 100k and was the 1st Scot to complete both races together finishing 1st woman in the 100k!
Full-time attorney, 3X World’s Toughest Mudder Champion & Spartan Race World Champion!!
Ultra Endurance Cyclist & Runner - Talking about the Iditarod Trail & the Tour Divide!
British Ultra Runner, who is a 2x 100km World Champion and 1st British women to win the Comrades Marathon in South Africa.
Ultra Runner, Coach & Marathon des Sables 2015 Winner
British Army Dr, Adventure runner & training for the Ex Ice Maiden Challenge!
Co-founder of Black Trail Runners and running Britain’s most brutal race - the Spine Race 286 miles non-stop!
Completing an extreme ultra-triathlon from Dover to Prague (1,111 km) in 7 days 12hrs and 5 mins.
Ultra-runner and Women’s Health Physiotherapist running the West Highland Way (96 miles) in 24hrs!
Running 1,000km solo from the lowest to highest point of Germany, after having started running only six months prior.
From the Navajo Nation, Non-runner to Ultra Runner in 12 years. Founder of Native Women Running and Hoka Global Ambassador.
Ultra Runner, Fastest female to Run from Kashmir to Kanyakumari (4,000 km in 87 days) and the Indian Golden Quadrilateral Road (6000 km in 110 days, 23 hours).
Antarctic Doctor 2019-2021 (South Georgia, Bird Island and RRS James Clark Ross).
Running with a heart condition. The Nurse who broke the women’s record for completing the Te Araroa Trail, NZ (3,000km) in 57 days!
First ‘Adventure Queen’ Grant Winner - A mother and daughter human powered mountain adventure of 1,300 miles, through 8 countries along the spine of the Alps.
UK-based Malaysian ultra-runner completing the Smog Graham Round running over 300-kilometres in 54 hours and 33 minutes
79 years young, running 60 to 100 miles per week, sharing her knowledge about running, health and fitness.
Ultra Runner and Distance Triathlete, Canadian National Champion for 100 miles & Ironman Canada 2018 winner.
Queen of the Desert Ultra, 2x winner of Marathon des Sables (2015/2017) - looking to transition out of competitive running.
Plus-size adventurer, working mum, doing ultra challenges around the world!
Her Extraordinary Quest to the South Pole!
First women to complete UberMan. Ultra-Triathlon - A 21-mile swim, 400-mile bike ride followed by a 135 mile run through Death Valley!
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.
Team GB 24hr racing, chasing a 3hr PB in the marathon & racing in the legendary Spartathlon ultra race.
Mental health nurse completing Ultra-man Hawaii and in training for UBERMAN in October 2019.
Has run over 60 races, from half marathons to 100 mile ultras & in January she became the 1st women to run across a 100 mile wide froze lake in Mongolia!
Ultra runner, recovered from stress fractures and looking at doing the Bob Graham Round this year, in training for Marathon des Sables in 2019!
The vegan 'Queen of the Extreme’ - A British marathon runner, who holds three world records for marathon running!
36 year old Primary School teacher who has run the full length of New Zealand & Great Britain!
2nd Women to ever finish the EPIC 5 - 5 Ironman in 5 days across 5 different islands in Hawaii!
Running The Ironman and Marathon Des Sables with No Background in Sports, Qualified Dr and PT
The first professional female obstacle course racer & founder of Dirt in Your Skirt!
Ultra runner, human rights lawyer, and founder of Free to Run
Started running in her sixties and went from running 8km to doing her first 100km race!
Ultra endurance marathon runner! We talk about the Jungle Ultra Marathon and the 6633 Ultra held in the Arctic.
Dealing with depression & being one of the elite ultra runners in America
Endurance Runner & Blogger
She runs every distance from 800 m to 24hr endurance races!