Running 44@60 - tips and advice for those planning their first ultra marathon - originally following Trevor Lee's journey to his first ultra - the 2021 44 mile Classic Quarter-logo

Running 44@60 - tips and advice for those planning their first ultra marathon - originally following Trevor Lee's journey to his first ultra - the 2021 44 mile Classic Quarter

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On May 22nd 2021 Trevor Lee ran his first ultra marathon - the 44 mile Classic Quarter on the Cornish coastal path from Lizard Village to Lands End. The podcast is full of tips and advice from training to nutrition via race planning, kit, etc... Particularly good if you are planning/considering your first ultra. Along the way Trevor raised £6600 for the South West Children's Hospice Music Therapy Programme.

On May 22nd 2021 Trevor Lee ran his first ultra marathon - the 44 mile Classic Quarter on the Cornish coastal path from Lizard Village to Lands End. The podcast is full of tips and advice from training to nutrition via race planning, kit, etc... Particularly good if you are planning/considering your first ultra. Along the way Trevor raised £6600 for the South West Children's Hospice Music Therapy Programme.

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

On May 22nd 2021 Trevor Lee ran his first ultra marathon - the 44 mile Classic Quarter on the Cornish coastal path from Lizard Village to Lands End. The podcast is full of tips and advice from training to nutrition via race planning, kit, etc... Particularly good if you are planning/considering your first ultra. Along the way Trevor raised £6600 for the South West Children's Hospice Music Therapy Programme.

Language:

English

Contact:

07785390717


Episodes

#67: Club Night is back, Park Run is returning, RAT is nearly here, Pirate Run and Newport Marathon

7/22/2021
Running is coming alive again - Club Night is back, Park Run is due on July 24th, The RAT series on August 7th, Bude Pirate Run on Sept 12th and Newport Marathon on October 24th - dare we suggest things are feeling a bit more 'normal' - let's hope that are! If you want to contribute to the podcast here's how: Send me an audio clip - could be your top running tip or details of an event or drop me an email - either way use podcast@trevorleemedia.co.uk Fancy coming on the show and sharing...

Duration:00:32:13

#66: Kalahari Augrabies Extreme Marathon Record Holder Edward Chapman on how to run a 7 day race in the desert

7/4/2021
The Kalahari Augrabies Extreme Marathon is an iconic staged self-sufficient 250km run known as the 'Big Daddy'. Starting in 2000 it attracts those seeking one of the ultimate tests of 7 day running. Edward Chapman has completed the event a record 12 times - 5 more than anyone else. Edward shares his experiences, tips, and advice on how to prepare and plan and complete this gruelling event. In October 2021 he's planning to take it number 13. Find out more about the event here Edward also...

Duration:00:32:13

#65: Comrades Marathon with Green Number holder Trevor Nel

6/30/2021
The Comrades Marathon is described as 'The Ultimate Human Race'. It is 54 miles between Durban and Pietermaritzburg alternating each year with the Durban start known as the 'Up' version and Pietermaritzburg start known as the 'Down' version. It is the world's oldest ultramarathon starting with the race won by Bill Rowan in 1921. In this episode Trevor Nel, who ran Comrades 10 successive times to earn a much prized 'Green Number', talks about and shares the toughness of the race and his own...

Duration:00:34:35

#64: Phil Begnett and the 53 mile 'Race to the King'

6/21/2021
Phil Begnett returns to the podcast to share his experience of his first large-scale ultra run 'Race to the King' which was along the South Downs Way starting at Goodwood racecourse and finishing at Winchester Cathedral to meet the 'King' although it seems the King had another engagement to attend when Phil arrived. Phil shares his tips and ideas for fellow first time ultra runners including the benefits of a shoe change and why he wouldn't recommend running 35 miles just 4 weeks...

Duration:00:25:40

#63: 7 top tips for first time Ultra Runners from a first time Ultra Runner

6/14/2021
In this episode Trevor aims at first time Ultra Runners sharing his tips from being a first time ultra runner. A summary of those tips is below: And the bonus one - go and have a big day out, you know you’ve done the planning and the preparation so all you’ve got to do now is go and enjoy the day Good luck

Duration:00:25:39

#62: 2 weeks after the Classic Quarter - what's been happening?

6/6/2021
2 weeks on from the Classic Quarter so what has happened? Legs felt good - far better than expected Fund-raising for Childrens Hospice South West will come in at £6600 - £150 per mile Next job - write the 44@60 book If you want to come on the show get in touch via : trevor@trevorleemedia.co.uk

Duration:00:24:10

#61: Andy & Trevor's Big Day Out at the 2021 Classic Quarter

5/24/2021
Having run the 2020 Classic Quarter Andy Williams and Trevor Lee went the whole hog and did the full 44 miles. In this episode of the podcast they reflect on their big day out This was the finale of Trevor’s 44@60 campaign where he has been raising money for the Children’s Hospice South West Music Therapy programme The Just Giving page remains open until June 10th 2021 Here is the link if you wish to support

Duration:00:48:36

#60: The Big Day Out - Classic Quarter on the run snippets - with added wind!

5/24/2021
May 22nd 2021 - the big day out - the epic adventure that was the Classic Quarter and I made it! Not that I ever doubted I wouldn't make it provided I didn't do something silly like twist my ankle or fall of the cliff! The audio is wind affected - despite buying a wind resistant mic cover - in parts and my phone goes on the blink for the last 11 miles. Nevertheless I hope this gives you a flavour of what it was like. If you want to help me finish off my fundraising please click here

Duration:00:29:52

#59: A shout out and big thank you to all supporters - individuals and companies - who have so far raised an amazing £6339!

5/21/2021
This podcast was recorded at 11am on Friday May 21st - the day before the Classic Quarter. At this point the fund-raising total has reached an amazing £6639 + around £470 in gift aid. Wow! So here's a shout to all individuals and companies who have sponsored. Still time to get involved - fundraising closes on June 10th and I'll do another shout then Just Giving 44@60

Duration:00:06:04

#57: What's your running challenge for 2022?

5/18/2021
Just 4 days to go to Trevor's 44@60 run - the Classic Quarter - but what's your challenge for 2022? 10K? Half Marathon? First Marathon? First Ultra? Trevor challenges you to set your goal and then plan the route to achieving it.

Duration:00:10:32

#56: Kit check - a quick run through of what I'll be wearing, eating, etc on the Classic Quarter on May 22nd

5/16/2021
A short episode going through all the various bits of kit, clothing, food, drink etc.. I will be wearing, using, eating, drinking on my first ultra - the Classic Quarter on May 22nd. I'm raising money for the Children's Hospice South West Music Therapy Programme . My target is £100/year now - so £6000 If you'd like to help please click here You can watch a video version of this episode here

Duration:00:16:31

#55: Anna Pascoe - Making Plans - the training and eating plans Anna provided with me

5/14/2021
In this episode ultra runner Anna Pascoe makes a return to the podcast talk about the plans that she kindly put together for me for both the last few weeks of training and for nutrition. If you want to know more about the plans that Anna and her team offer check it out here: Make Me A Plan

Duration:00:28:12

#54: Winning 24 hour races and final Classic Quarter tips with Colin Bathe

5/12/2021
Colin was the inaugural winner in 2019 of an event called 'Bring out your dead' which was a 24-hour event part of the Roseland August Trails (RAT) involving running essentially for the full 24-hour is as you are only allowed to stop for a maximum of 20 minutes at any one point in time and you have to be totally self-sufficient so you couldn't even indulge in the aid station which was part of the 2 1/2 mile out and back route for this 24-hour run. Colin also shares some final top tips of the...

Duration:00:31:29

#53: Classic Quarter Training Done - Mindset Begins

5/5/2021
This episode was recorded on May 5th 2021 - 17 days before the Classic Quarter and exactly 27 months and 820 days since I announced I was going to take part - that announcement was on Feb 5th 2019. In this episode I reflect on the transition from completing the long run training to now focusing on my mindset for the day. I share how I'm breaking the course down into four very uneven quarters and also into 3 mile segments and what I'll be doing during each segment as well as talking about...

Duration:00:26:30

#52: Top tips on Eating and Drinking from 7 previous podcast guests

4/25/2021
This episode focuses on eating and drinking whilst running both in training and during an event. We hear from Nutrition Coach Daz Stephens, Kalahari Augrabies Extreme Marathon record finisher Edward Chapman, 24 hour specialists Anna Pascoe and Colin Bathe, as well as seasoned long distance runners Andy Goundry and Rob Standing and 32 mile finisher Nik Bathe.

Duration:00:24:10

#51: Mousehole to Minack Classic Quarter Course Section Recce

4/22/2021
I recorded this on April 21st 2021 - my first venture onto what is widely regarded as the toughest part of the Classic Quarter course. Lots of short snippets of recording - some are a little bit wind affected and my poles are clanking bit in another but overall I hope it gives you a guide to what you can expect. Follow my 44@60 campaign and if you like the podcast please leave a review via your podcast app and maybe go to my Just Giving page and donate a tenner to the fundraising I'm doing...

Duration:00:22:36

#50: Andy Williams and his Classic Quarter Preparations

4/20/2021
Having run half each in 2020 both Andy and I are tackling the full 44 miles of the Classic Quarter on May 22nd 2021. In this episode I catch up with Andy to check how his preparations are going.

Duration:00:34:23

#49: Phil Begnett - Race to the King and the Bus Driver

4/16/2021
Phil Begnett talks about his first ultra - Race to the King in June and the 'Bus Driver' - his way of getting out and training. Thanks to Phil for being a great supporter of the show.

Duration:00:24:10

#48: The 'secret' birthday marathon

4/5/2021
Good Friday - April 2nd - was my 60th birthday and I had decided to do my own marathon starting at 8am. A chance to collect marathon number 3 after Amsterdam in 2005 and Eden in 2010. But having shouted so much about 44@60 I decided to keep this quiet. Only my daughter Beth and son Jim knew. Little did I know that Beth had spent 6 weeks organising support runners all the way along the route - and of course that had only been allowed since March 29th. This podcast episode summarises how the...

Duration:00:16:04