In this introduction episode Aidan and Blane discuss how the idea to compete in the race came about. They discuss the recent lactic acid threshold test and the upcoming training plan.
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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