One amateur athlete, will endure 10 gruelling months of physical and mental torture in the hopes of completing Irelands toughest endurance event. Known as "The Race", this insane 250KM course involves running, cycling, kayaking and mountain climbing. This blood, sweat and tears journey follows Blane O'Donnell and his coach Aidan Doherty, as he transforms from couch potato to Ultra runner.
Join Blane every step of the way as he faces the greatest challenge of his life. Learn all about what it takes to become an Ultra Runner as well as hearing experiences from athletes, coaches and sports nutritionists.
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In this episode Blane and Aidan speak with Seamus Fox and Noel Smyth. Seamus and Noel have stellar reputations as coaches and communicators of health and fitness throughout the country. As well as personal training they have both opened their own gyms and more recently started a new PT mentoring programme called "Elevate". They have also started their own podcast called "The Elevate Podcast" which can be found on all of the main podcast providers.