Interview with Damian Hall – Runner, Coach, Journalist & Author

by May 13, 2021Dragon's Back Race, spine race, Trail Chat LIVE Q&As with athletes & experts, Ultra, UTMB0 comments

Damian Hall, runner, coach, journalist, and author, comes on to talk about his new book, In It For The Long Run (out now from Vertebrate Publishing), looking at the rise of his ultra running career and recording breaking run along the Pennine Way in 2020.

He credits an midlife crisis for getting him into ultra running. He has since gone on to finish 5th at UTMB, and podium at some of the toughest races such as the Montane Spine Race, Dragons Back, Highland Fling Race as well as winning The Ice Ultra, Lakeland Trails 55km, Ultra Tour de Monta Rosa. He also has a number of record and FKTs to his name, such as the Pennine Way, South West Traverse, Cape Wrath Trail, Paddy Buckley Round, South West Costal Path. He represented GB at the World Trail Championships. He is also well known environmentalist, even picking up litter and being plastic free on his Pennine Way Record.

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