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The Totally Active Podcast

Author: Totally Active magazine

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Each month we talk to runners, cyclists, triathletes, adventurers and industry professionals about the sports they love.
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In this episode we catch up with runner, athlete and 401 foundation founder Ben Smith ahead of his USA 2020 challenge. Starting in April, Ben plans to run a marathon in each of the 50 US state capitals, cycling between each one. It will be a journey totalling 14,000 miles and he plans to do it in just 104 days. Along the way Ben is aiming to raise £1m to support mental health related charities both in the UK and the US, and wants to raise the awareness of the positive effects that physical activity can have on mental wellbeing as well as inspire and challenge individuals to achieve things they never thought were possible. We spoke with ben about how his training is going, and how the logistics are shaping up with only a couple of months to go.
In the second episode of the Totally Active Podcast Jimmy speaks to ultra distance runner and 401 foundation founder Ben Smith. In 2016 Ben completed 401 consecutive marathons in as many days raising over £250,000 for charity. We spoke to him about the challenge, discussed how to keep yourself fit and motivated for such a long period of time and about what he has planned next.
In the first ever episode of The Totally Active Podcast Jimmy Speaks with trail and Ultra runner, YouTuber and Journalist Claire Maxted about the sport, the transition from road to trail and the essential equipment required to run on the trails or in the mountains.
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