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A podcast about the Bob Graham Round – a 66 mile run in the Lake District up and over 42 of England’s tallest mountains in under 24 hours. Recorded throughout 2018 and 2019, this an audio account of a year preparing for and attempting the BGR – these are our Bob Graham Sounds

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Episode 11b: Actions Of A Team

Episode 11b: Actions Of A Team
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 2:09:54
 
1X
 

The waiting is over. After a fitful midsummer night’s eve spent failing to fall asleep, Mark & Bob meet at the Moot Hall in Keswick’s

Read More »

Episode 11a: Prelude To A Dream

Episode 11a: Prelude To A Dream
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 31:42
 
1X
 

The first movement in a modest three part podcast finale, BGR: Bob Graham Requiem. Five years in the making, Mark and Bob’s attempt is now

Read More »

Episode 10: Feet In The Clouds

Episode 10: Feet In The Clouds
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 1:06:35
 
1X
 

A romping good chat with THE author of THE book about THE round, Richard Askwith, with just a fortnight to go before THE attempt for

Read More »

Episode 9c: Ricky Lightfoot

Episode 9c: Ricky Lightfoot
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 35:24
 
1X
 

On a recce weekend with Mark, Beany & Matt, Bob meets elite Cumbrian fell runner Ricky Lightfoot to try and glean some of his local

Read More »

Episode 9b: Nicky Spinks Revisited

Episode 9b: Nicky Spinks Revisited
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 35:46
 
1X
 

UK ultra-running leading-lady Nicky Spinks gives an honest debrief on her history-making double Paddy Buckley Round and her debut in The Barkley Marathons, plus some

Read More »

Episode 9a: Rickey Gates Revisited

Episode 9a: Rickey Gates Revisited
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 37.05
 
1X
 

Spring has sprung and training proper has begun. The clock is ticking with just over 3 months to go until Mark and hopefully Bob make

Read More »

Episode 8: Triumph & Disaster

Episode 8: Triumph & Disaster
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 45:50
 
1X
 

As Rudyard Kipling famously wrote and Bob less famously paraphrased and had tattooed on himself, you need to be able to face both outcomes when

Read More »

Episode 7: Rise Of The Ultra Runners

Episode 7: Rise Of The Ultra Runners
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 1:02:07
 
1X
 

A new year dawns, dark and cold. It’s 2019 and Bob and Mark are gearing up for 6 months of consistent training, ahead of their

Read More »

Episode 6: For The Love

Episode 6: For The Love
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 44:46
 
1X
 

[Sung]Snow is falling, all around us…We’re fell-running, having fun. It’s nearly Christmas and for Bob that means a long journey to meet three wise men;

Read More »

Episode 5: Running Forever

Episode 5: Running Forever
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 53:19
 
1X
 

Bob takes an eventful road trip t’North at the end of November 2018, sadly there is no running involved but there are two good male-bonding hikes in

Read More »

Episode 4: What’s Important Now?

Episode 4: What’s Important Now?
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 1:06:44
 
1X
 

Are running and cycling happy bedfellows? Not in Bob’s body it turns out, so he cuts his bike mileage and RADICALLY changes his bike set

Read More »

Episode 3: Run Forrest Run

Episode 3: Run Forrest Run
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 51:04
 
1X
 

In October 2018 Mark is building a great endurance base, while Bob is still struggling for fitness as he recovers from a long term Achilles

Read More »

Episode 2: Moving Bones

Episode 2: Moving Bones
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 52:36
 
1X
 

After supporting a successful BGR attempt in 2018, Mark & Bob commit to have a go themselves in June 2019. For Mark that means maintaining

Read More »

Episode 1: The First Attempt

Episode 1: The First Attempt
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 1:24:38
 
1X
 

Meet the team as they try to get their youngest and fittest members around the BGR. A deeper understanding is reached by everyone about how

Read More »

Episode 11b: Actions Of A Team

Episode 11b: Actions Of A Team
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 2:09:54
 
1X
 

The waiting is over. After a fitful midsummer night’s eve spent failing to fall asleep, Mark & Bob meet at the Moot Hall in Keswick’s

Read More »

Episode 11a: Prelude To A Dream

Episode 11a: Prelude To A Dream
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 31:42
 
1X
 

The first movement in a modest three part podcast finale, BGR: Bob Graham Requiem. Five years in the making, Mark and Bob’s attempt is now

Read More »

Episode 10: Feet In The Clouds

Episode 10: Feet In The Clouds
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 1:06:35
 
1X
 

A romping good chat with THE author of THE book about THE round, Richard Askwith, with just a fortnight to go before THE attempt for

Read More »

Episode 9c: Ricky Lightfoot

Episode 9c: Ricky Lightfoot
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 35:24
 
1X
 

On a recce weekend with Mark, Beany & Matt, Bob meets elite Cumbrian fell runner Ricky Lightfoot to try and glean some of his local

Read More »

Episode 9b: Nicky Spinks Revisited

Episode 9b: Nicky Spinks Revisited
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 35:46
 
1X
 

UK ultra-running leading-lady Nicky Spinks gives an honest debrief on her history-making double Paddy Buckley Round and her debut in The Barkley Marathons, plus some

Read More »

Episode 9a: Rickey Gates Revisited

Episode 9a: Rickey Gates Revisited
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 37.05
 
1X
 

Spring has sprung and training proper has begun. The clock is ticking with just over 3 months to go until Mark and hopefully Bob make

Read More »

Episode 8: Triumph & Disaster

Episode 8: Triumph & Disaster
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 45:50
 
1X
 

As Rudyard Kipling famously wrote and Bob less famously paraphrased and had tattooed on himself, you need to be able to face both outcomes when

Read More »

Episode 7: Rise Of The Ultra Runners

Episode 7: Rise Of The Ultra Runners
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 1:02:07
 
1X
 

A new year dawns, dark and cold. It’s 2019 and Bob and Mark are gearing up for 6 months of consistent training, ahead of their

Read More »

Episode 6: For The Love

Episode 6: For The Love
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 44:46
 
1X
 

[Sung]Snow is falling, all around us…We’re fell-running, having fun. It’s nearly Christmas and for Bob that means a long journey to meet three wise men;

Read More »

Episode 5: Running Forever

Episode 5: Running Forever
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 53:19
 
1X
 

Bob takes an eventful road trip t’North at the end of November 2018, sadly there is no running involved but there are two good male-bonding hikes in

Read More »

Episode 4: What’s Important Now?

Episode 4: What’s Important Now?
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 1:06:44
 
1X
 

Are running and cycling happy bedfellows? Not in Bob’s body it turns out, so he cuts his bike mileage and RADICALLY changes his bike set

Read More »

Episode 3: Run Forrest Run

Episode 3: Run Forrest Run
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 51:04
 
1X
 

In October 2018 Mark is building a great endurance base, while Bob is still struggling for fitness as he recovers from a long term Achilles

Read More »

Episode 2: Moving Bones

Episode 2: Moving Bones
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 52:36
 
1X
 

After supporting a successful BGR attempt in 2018, Mark & Bob commit to have a go themselves in June 2019. For Mark that means maintaining

Read More »

Episode 1: The First Attempt

Episode 1: The First Attempt
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 1:24:38
 
1X
 

Meet the team as they try to get their youngest and fittest members around the BGR. A deeper understanding is reached by everyone about how

Read More »

Episode 11b: Actions Of A Team

Episode 11b: Actions Of A Team
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 2:09:54
 
1X
 

The waiting is over. After a fitful midsummer night’s eve spent failing to fall asleep, Mark & Bob meet at the Moot Hall in Keswick’s

Read More »

Episode 11a: Prelude To A Dream

Episode 11a: Prelude To A Dream
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 31:42
 
1X
 

The first movement in a modest three part podcast finale, BGR: Bob Graham Requiem. Five years in the making, Mark and Bob’s attempt is now

Read More »

Episode 10: Feet In The Clouds

Episode 10: Feet In The Clouds
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 1:06:35
 
1X
 

A romping good chat with THE author of THE book about THE round, Richard Askwith, with just a fortnight to go before THE attempt for

Read More »

Episode 9c: Ricky Lightfoot

Episode 9c: Ricky Lightfoot
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 35:24
 
1X
 

On a recce weekend with Mark, Beany & Matt, Bob meets elite Cumbrian fell runner Ricky Lightfoot to try and glean some of his local

Read More »

Episode 9b: Nicky Spinks Revisited

Episode 9b: Nicky Spinks Revisited
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 35:46
 
1X
 

UK ultra-running leading-lady Nicky Spinks gives an honest debrief on her history-making double Paddy Buckley Round and her debut in The Barkley Marathons, plus some

Read More »

Episode 9a: Rickey Gates Revisited

Episode 9a: Rickey Gates Revisited
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 37.05
 
1X
 

Spring has sprung and training proper has begun. The clock is ticking with just over 3 months to go until Mark and hopefully Bob make

Read More »

Episode 8: Triumph & Disaster

Episode 8: Triumph & Disaster
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 45:50
 
1X
 

As Rudyard Kipling famously wrote and Bob less famously paraphrased and had tattooed on himself, you need to be able to face both outcomes when

Read More »

Episode 7: Rise Of The Ultra Runners

Episode 7: Rise Of The Ultra Runners
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 1:02:07
 
1X
 

A new year dawns, dark and cold. It’s 2019 and Bob and Mark are gearing up for 6 months of consistent training, ahead of their

Read More »

Episode 6: For The Love

Episode 6: For The Love
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 44:46
 
1X
 

[Sung]Snow is falling, all around us…We’re fell-running, having fun. It’s nearly Christmas and for Bob that means a long journey to meet three wise men;

Read More »

Episode 5: Running Forever

Episode 5: Running Forever
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 53:19
 
1X
 

Bob takes an eventful road trip t’North at the end of November 2018, sadly there is no running involved but there are two good male-bonding hikes in

Read More »

Episode 4: What’s Important Now?

Episode 4: What’s Important Now?
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 1:06:44
 
1X
 

Are running and cycling happy bedfellows? Not in Bob’s body it turns out, so he cuts his bike mileage and RADICALLY changes his bike set

Read More »

Episode 3: Run Forrest Run

Episode 3: Run Forrest Run
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 51:04
 
1X
 

In October 2018 Mark is building a great endurance base, while Bob is still struggling for fitness as he recovers from a long term Achilles

Read More »

Episode 2: Moving Bones

Episode 2: Moving Bones
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 52:36
 
1X
 

After supporting a successful BGR attempt in 2018, Mark & Bob commit to have a go themselves in June 2019. For Mark that means maintaining

Read More »

Episode 1: The First Attempt

Episode 1: The First Attempt
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 1:24:38
 
1X
 

Meet the team as they try to get their youngest and fittest members around the BGR. A deeper understanding is reached by everyone about how

Read More »

Episode 11b: Actions Of A Team

Episode 11b: Actions Of A Team
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 2:09:54
 
1X
 

The waiting is over. After a fitful midsummer night’s eve spent failing to fall asleep, Mark & Bob meet at the Moot Hall in Keswick’s

Read More »

Episode 11a: Prelude To A Dream

Episode 11a: Prelude To A Dream
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 31:42
 
1X
 

The first movement in a modest three part podcast finale, BGR: Bob Graham Requiem. Five years in the making, Mark and Bob’s attempt is now

Read More »

Episode 10: Feet In The Clouds

Episode 10: Feet In The Clouds
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 1:06:35
 
1X
 

A romping good chat with THE author of THE book about THE round, Richard Askwith, with just a fortnight to go before THE attempt for

Read More »

Episode 9c: Ricky Lightfoot

Episode 9c: Ricky Lightfoot
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 35:24
 
1X
 

On a recce weekend with Mark, Beany & Matt, Bob meets elite Cumbrian fell runner Ricky Lightfoot to try and glean some of his local

Read More »

Episode 9b: Nicky Spinks Revisited

Episode 9b: Nicky Spinks Revisited
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 35:46
 
1X
 

UK ultra-running leading-lady Nicky Spinks gives an honest debrief on her history-making double Paddy Buckley Round and her debut in The Barkley Marathons, plus some

Read More »

Episode 9a: Rickey Gates Revisited

Episode 9a: Rickey Gates Revisited
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 37.05
 
1X
 

Spring has sprung and training proper has begun. The clock is ticking with just over 3 months to go until Mark and hopefully Bob make

Read More »

Episode 8: Triumph & Disaster

Episode 8: Triumph & Disaster
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 45:50
 
1X
 

As Rudyard Kipling famously wrote and Bob less famously paraphrased and had tattooed on himself, you need to be able to face both outcomes when

Read More »

Episode 7: Rise Of The Ultra Runners

Episode 7: Rise Of The Ultra Runners
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 1:02:07
 
1X
 

A new year dawns, dark and cold. It’s 2019 and Bob and Mark are gearing up for 6 months of consistent training, ahead of their

Read More »

Episode 6: For The Love

Episode 6: For The Love
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 44:46
 
1X
 

[Sung]Snow is falling, all around us…We’re fell-running, having fun. It’s nearly Christmas and for Bob that means a long journey to meet three wise men;

Read More »

Episode 5: Running Forever

Episode 5: Running Forever
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 53:19
 
1X
 

Bob takes an eventful road trip t’North at the end of November 2018, sadly there is no running involved but there are two good male-bonding hikes in

Read More »

Episode 4: What’s Important Now?

Episode 4: What’s Important Now?
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 1:06:44
 
1X
 

Are running and cycling happy bedfellows? Not in Bob’s body it turns out, so he cuts his bike mileage and RADICALLY changes his bike set

Read More »

Episode 3: Run Forrest Run

Episode 3: Run Forrest Run
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 51:04
 
1X
 

In October 2018 Mark is building a great endurance base, while Bob is still struggling for fitness as he recovers from a long term Achilles

Read More »

Episode 2: Moving Bones

Episode 2: Moving Bones
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 52:36
 
1X
 

After supporting a successful BGR attempt in 2018, Mark & Bob commit to have a go themselves in June 2019. For Mark that means maintaining

Read More »

Episode 1: The First Attempt

Episode 1: The First Attempt
Bob Graham Sounds

 
 
00:00 / 1:24:38
 
1X
 

Meet the team as they try to get their youngest and fittest members around the BGR. A deeper understanding is reached by everyone about how

Read More »

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