Running Tales
Running Tales
Jan 15, 2021
Doug Richards: How one runner went from being out of breath climbing the stairs to the Marathon des Sables
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Doug Richards was only in his 30s when he found himself out of breath having run up the stairs to see his son.

It was then he decided to get fit - and start running.

It's a habit he's found hard to shift since with Doug having run across all seven continents, including in Antarctica and across the Sahara and Gobi Deserts.

He's also become an author, penning 'Running Hot & Cold' which tells the story of his varied running career.

I spoke to Doug about everything from how running helped his mental health to scaling the Great Wall of China...

 

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The music in this podcast is:

"Fearless First" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

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