Fascinating talks and discussions on running, fitness and wellbeing to inspire every member of the family.
Vassos Alexander is one of the best known sports presenters in the UK. He’s heard by millions every morning as part of the Chris Evans Breakfast Show on Virgin Radio. He’s covered seven Olympic Games and commentated on everything from tennis to triathlon, diving to darts... He’s also the author of two bestselling books on running, Don’t Stop Me Now and Running Up That Hill (both published by Bloomsbury).
Jo Pavey MBE is a World, European and Commonwealth medallist. In 2014 Jo became the oldest European champion in history when at forty years old she won the 10,000 metres gold medal in Zurich. Jo is Britain’s only runner to have competed in five Olympic Games and Britain’s oldest ever track runner to have competed in an Olympics. Jo’s book, ‘This Mum Runs’, was shortlisted for the Cross Sports National Book Awards - autobiography of the year.
You might recognise Sophie Raworth from the news, but off screen, Sophie is an avid runner. Between her presenting duties and raising three children, Sophie has completed five marathons and is an acclaimed long distance addict.
Catch Sophie in conversation with Susie Chan, where they'll be discussing ultra marathons and their mission to be faster.
Comedians Paul Tonkinson and Rob Deering talk about life and comedy - but mainly running. Whilst running.
The top-class comedians and runners will be bringing a live edition of Running Commentary to RunFestRun 2020, joining our runners out on the historic routes and documenting the weekend. We can't wait!
Danny is someone who has made it his lifelong ambition to unite humanity across all borders, religions and nationalities.
Danny has cycled 9,000 miles from London to India, Pogo'd across Togo, is the world record holder of Bog Snorkelling Triathlon, competed for Team GB in Triathlon and was voted one of the 100 happiest people in UK.
He founded, Project Awesome, a radically inclusive and colourful free fitness movement, organised a 3,300 mile running relay across the US to show support after the Boston Marathon Bombings and most recently broke the Guinness World Record for the longest continuous running relay to break down gang culture in London.