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Talk Ultra: Episode 11 - Jez Bragg

Released: Friday 15th June 2012

Ian has been running with a light saber, Ian Sharman discusses the news. Our main interview is with Jez Bragg just before he heads out to America. Karl gives us a Meltzer Moment, we discuss race day nutrition in Talk Training and on 15 minutes of fame we talk to Dean and Greg from The African Attachment. We recommend three blogs and we shout out about some up and coming races.


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Show Notes


00:00:30 Show intro

00:00:45 Show start and Ian tells you all about running a leg of the Real Relay 

00:07:58 Ian discusses the latest run news and results with Ian Sharman and they take a look at the predictions for Western States

WMRA press release here

00:43:10 Following on from the last episode of Talk Training on hydration, Ian and Marc Laithwaite discuss race day nutrition

01:06:40 Blogs

01:08:00 Our main interview is with Jex Bragg. We discuss his career in depth and he tells us all about placing 3rd and 4th in previous years at Western States. What it was like winning the shorter version of the UTMB and he gives us an insight into next weeks Western States, You can read his blog here
02:03:58 Karl Meltzer talk up Western States, gives us his predictions and previews Hardrock 100
02:29:00 Up and coming races
02:31:13 15 minutes of fame with Grag and Dean from The African Attachment - these fellas create and produce all those wonderful Salomon films that we watch on You Tube. See the latest film here
02:51:30 Show close


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  2. Julia Thorn
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    A beautiful autumn day, a pretty course, and lots of enthusiastic spectators calling out my name made me feel really special.

    22nd November 2015 20:45:12