DiscoverBad Boy RunningEp 518 | Running blindfolded, unguided and in total silence for 24 hours with Alex Bance
Ep 518 |  Running blindfolded, unguided and in total silence for 24 hours with Alex Bance

Ep 518 | Running blindfolded, unguided and in total silence for 24 hours with Alex Bance

Update: 2023-12-031
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As an athlete, imagine running a marathon, but with no sight or sound to guide you. That's the awe-inspiring journey undertaken by our guest, Alex Bunce, as we explore in this episode. Alex successfully completed a 24-hour ultra run, blindfolded and deaf. His bravery and determination are examples of the human spirit's resilience. We dig into his unique training routine, the personal motivations driving him, and the life-altering lessons he learned from this intense experience.

Our conversation takes a turn as we dive into the mental aspect of long-distance running, especially when deprived of crucial senses. Alex talks about the effects of sleep deprivation, hallucinations, and the importance of having a reliable support system. He shares his struggles, highlights the support he received, and explains how running became a therapeutic mechanism during his personal crises. We also learn about his innovative 'pain cabin,' a tool that has significantly improved his customer experience and offers a unique insight into his approach.

Rounding off our discussion, Alex talks about his successful fundraising campaign, his reflections on the experience, and his future aspirations. The conversation turns towards possible collaborations with universities looking to leverage his experiences for resilience training. This episode is a testament to Alex's indomitable will, his determination to conquer extraordinary challenges, and the power of the human spirit. So, prepare to be inspired, captivated, and possibly even motivated to push your boundaries as you join us on this riveting exploration of physical and mental endurance.

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Ep 518 |  Running blindfolded, unguided and in total silence for 24 hours with Alex Bance

Ep 518 | Running blindfolded, unguided and in total silence for 24 hours with Alex Bance