Episode 11b: Actions Of A Team

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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 Market Square and set off…

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Episode 11a: Prelude To A Dream

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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 just days away. But there's…

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Episode 10: Feet In The Clouds

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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 Mark & Bob. Bob takes…

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Episode 9c: Ricky Lightfoot

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

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Episode 9b: Nicky Spinks Revisited

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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 indispensable 7-weeks-to-go BGR advice. And…

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Episode 8: Triumph & Disaster

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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 attempting a Bob Graham. So…

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Episode 6: For The Love

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[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; a hilly trinity of writers…

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Episode 5: Running Forever

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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 the Yorkshire Dales, one with…

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Episode 4: What’s Important Now?

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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 up. But the wisdom learnt…

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Episode 3: Run Forrest Run

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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 injury. Inspiration is not hard…

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Episode 2: Moving Bones

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

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Episode 1: The First Attempt

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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 much work an attempt entails.…

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