Talk Ultra

Talk Ultra

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Talk Ultra is an ultra running podcast by Ian Corless


Episode 120 - Alex Nichols - Emelie Forsberg - Jasmin Paris  

Alex Nichols tells us all about his first 100-miler and how how he won it! Emelie Forsberg tells us about her return to Kima and finding solace and new skills in India. Jasmin Paris is on fire and we sum up an incredible 2016 and 'another' round record and finally Speedgoat Karl answers your questions about the Appalachian Trail FKT.

Episode 119 - Speedgoat and the AT, Pipp and Richard at Superior 100  

We have a 1-hour special interview with Speedgoat Karl Meltzer on his incredible record breaking FKT on the AT. We also have interviews with the male and female winners of the Superior 100, Mallory Richard and Frank Pipp. 

Episode 118 - Jo Meek and Damian Hall  

This week is going to be a short and sharp show… it’s all about the UTMB races and Trofeo Kima. We have interviews with Jo Meek who placed 2nd lady at the CCC and Damian Hall who placed 19th in the UTMB and recently completed a ‘FKT’ on the South West Coast Path in the UK. This weeks show is co hosted by Albert Jorquera.

Episode 117 - Martin-Consani, Albon, Yelling  

Episode 117 of Talk Ultra and it’s a packed show. We talk with Jonathan Albon who last year won the Tromso SkyRace and this year placed 2nd. Debbie Martin-Consani talks about running long and her recent CR at the North Downs Way 100 in the UK. We also speak to my fellow podfather and good friend, Martin Yelling, about his inspiring, ‘Long Run Home.’ The News and Niandi co-hosts.

Episode 116 - Beth Pascall and Donnie Campbell  

We speak with Beth Pascall who obliterated the female record at the UK’s Lakeland 100 and placed 4th overall in the process. We also speak with Donnie Campbell who won the Lakes Sky Ultra. We have the news, results and Niandi Carmont co-hosts while Speedgoat Karl goes for a jog on the AT!

Episode 115 - Jason Schlarb, Speedgoat Karl, Elisabet Barnes  

We have an interview with Hardrock 100 winner, Jason Schlarb. We also speak with Elisabet Barnes about her Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun and Big Red Run double. Speedboat Karl joins us and tells us all about his up and coming FKT on the 'AT!' We have the news from around the world and of course, ultra chat.

Episode 114 - Kaci Lickteig, Jim Walmsley, Joanna Williams  

We have two interviews from Western States - Ladies champion Kaci Lickteig and the incredible Jim Walmsley who looked to break all WSER records only to go off course at 92 miles. We also speak with Joanna Williams, the outright winner from South Africa’s Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun. We have the news, ultra chat and Ryan Sandes co-hosts!

Episode 113 - Cape Wrath Ultra and Northern Traverse  

We have a show with a selection of audio from participants who took part in the 8-day, 400km Cape Wrath Ultra (Ita Marzotto, Jenny Davis, Louise Watson, Luke Robertson, Richard Beard and Ted Kristensson)and the 190-mile, single stage, Northern Traverse (Angela White, Clare Turton and Eoin Keith). We have the news and Niandi Carmont co-hosts.

Episode 112 - Nicky Spinks, Emelie Forsberg, The Jeff's  

We speak with Nicky Spinks about that incredible DOUBLE Bob Graham Round. Emelie Forsberg joins us to tell us all about her injury, how she feels and when (we hope) she will be back and we speak to ‘The Jeff’s’ - an inspiring husband and wife who took respective 1st places at the Salt Flats 100

Episode 111 - Vargo, Shay, Nilsson  

It’s all about Transvulcania. We speak with Chris Vargo who placed 5th, Alicia Shay who placed 4th and Ida Nilsson who blasted around the course to take the ladies victory. We have the news, a chat with Holly Rush and Speedgoat Karl is back

Episode 110 - MDS Special and Jasmin Paris  

This weeks show is a Marathon des Sables special with a load of great content from the Bivouac by Niandi Carmont and then a series of post race interviews with Sondre Amdahl, Elisabet Barnes and Elinor Evans. If that wasn’t enough, we have an interview with Jasmin Paris who has just blasted the Bob Graham Round ladies record to a new level.  

Episode 109 - Ray Zahab, Mina Guli  

We speak with inspiring adventurer and I2P ambassador Ray Zahab about his amazing Antarctica 2 Atacama expedition. We also speak with an amazing Australian lady, Mina Guli, who ran 40-marathons across 7 deserts on 7 continents in 7 weeks. We also have a little pre MDS chat and Speedgoat is here.

Episode 108 - Schlarb, Hermansen, Navesey  

We speak with 2016 Transgrancanaria champion, Didrik Hermansen. We have a chat with Brit Paul Navesy about winning the 100km Anglo Celtic Plate and Jason Schlarb gives us the lowdown of skiing the Hardrock 100 route in 4 days. Niandi gives us a stress fracture update and brings us another Big Red Run interview and Speedgoat is here after ‘another’ 100-mile victory.

Episode 107 - Lizzy Hawker, Ryan Sandes  

We speak with Lizzy Hawker about her amazing 200km Kathmandu Valley FKT, Ryan Sandes talks about his 2015 season and his new book, Trail Blazer. Gavin Sandford tells us about his amazing double Marathon des Sables challenge. Niandi catches up with a past participants of the Big Red Run in Australia who will return in 2016 and Speedgoat is back from the AT.  

Episode 106 - The Coastal Challenge 2016 Special  

Episode 106 is all about The Coastal Challenge, Costa Rica. We bring you an in-depth chat with Niandi about her race. Ian discusses the course, the route and the sights and we bring you a selection of interviews w/ race inner Iain Don-Wauchope. 2nd placed lady Elisabet Barnes, 2:08 marathon runner Chema Martinez and more...

Episode 105 - Eoin Keith and Matthew Laye  

Ian and Niandi are back from their Lanzarote Multi-Day training camp with 2015 MDS ladies champion Elisabet Barnes. Ian talks with The Spine winner and new course record holder, Eoin Keith. Matthew Laye talks running 100-miles and winning, Scotland and the Fling and PED's.

Episode 104 - Burt Bartholomew Bitter  

We speak with Candice Burt about her 2nd place at Hurt 100, race directing and 200-mile races. Australian Lucy Bartholomew, is a rising star in the ultra and Skyrunning world and just recently she ran a new CR at Bogong to Hotham. Fast man Zach Bitter, is back. Once again he blitzed 100-miles and he tells us all about it. The News and Speedgoat Karl is back.

Episode 103 - Olson Jornet Johnson Jurek Fiennes  

Talk Ultra is 4 years old and we are bringing you a special that takes you back to to 2012 with Timmy Olson, 2013 with Kilian Jornet, 2014 with Dave Johnston, 2015 with Scott and Jenny Jurek and yes, you even get a bonus interview with Sir Ranulph Fiennes.

Episode 102 - Sally McRae and Mike Bialick  

It's the Christmas Show recorded in La Palma with Niandi co-hosting and interviews with Sally McRae and Mike Bialick and a tribute to Mark Gillett. MERRY CHRISTMAS!

Episode 101 - Law Meek Leonard  

Jo Meek is back after prolonged injury with 2nd at Everest Trail Race and 8th at TNF50. Mal Law talks about The High Five-O Challenge and FIFTY the movie. Lucja Leonard talks running and weight loss in Talk Training and the subject of PEDs races its head in the sport of ultra. Speedgoat joins me on his birthday!

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