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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


  1. Jayne Lawton
    Posts: 30

    In short: The first time I had run 24hours in short bursts, completely bonkers experience. Amazing camaraderie with runners, Proud!

    In full: My first 24 hour race, Well organised. We set off as a cobbled group of 8 Team experienced runners all coming back from lots of not training for various reasons. So we took our Sons with us to run too (18) !

    No plan, just lots of food, excitement and fun. My son took the first leg and won!! 35mins, oh I felt worried thinking Danny it's a long long night! Next Son 38 mIns, then me 48 , Mum 2 48, then the Dads from 39 -48!

    Crikey we got on the leaderboard, top 10 we couldn't believe it!! We all stepped up in the night Danny continued to put in 35, then his last 10K 38 at Finished 9th, Won the fastest leg , Sprint challenge 3rd and the cobbled group of Mums and Dads limped off........who knew!!

    27th July 2015 10:19:08

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