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If My Feet Could Talk

If My Feet Could Talk

By Owain Thomas
Talking about everything and anything running especially Ultra Marathons as well as Mental Health. A podcast for everyone with amazing guests that have the stories to match
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When a Welsh Dragon is Powered by a Pig's Heart Valve with Huw Williams
In another great episode of the podcast I catch up with Race Director and Former Ultra Runner Huw Williams. We talk about growing up, his running adventures and dealing with heart surgery and cancer during Covid. An inspirational Welshman informing us what he use to do and what he does now. A real gem of a podcast episode! You can follow him on instagram here www.instagram.com/thehuwwilliams . Also you can find his ultra events here www.penllynultra.com.co.uk
01:12:21
April 14, 2022
I Use to Rush Around but Now I'm More Stables with Holly Stables
In this episode I was lucky to have a chat with former international Road Marathoner and now elite Ultra Marathoner Holly Stables. We chat about her growing up, earning her international vest, running her first marathon, her relationship with food and training to becoming one of the best ultra marathon runners we have. A fantastic fire side chat, which was brilliant to have. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did, don't forget to share, like subscribe and review on the various apps. You can follow her here www.instagram.com/rushbynature or check out her website www.rushbynature.com
58:35
March 17, 2022
When Training Hard and Smashing PBs Became Treatment with Sian Longthorpe
In this episode of If My Feet Could Talk, I catch up with a local legend in the South West Running Community. A previous winner of the Dartmoor Discovery Ultra amongst other races Sian Longthorpe. We talk about growing up, how she used her training as away of treatment for many reasons, and how she made a big life changing decision with running being her only constant. A fantastic episode I loved making! You can follow this amazing woman here on instagram www.instagram.com/sian_runs_ 
01:02:13
February 13, 2022
Bustin' your Balls with Tom Garrod
In this episode I catch up with Ultra Runner, Coach and Inspirational Tom Garrod. We chat about growing up, bullying, suicide, surviving Cancer after being given 3 days to live and his amazing achievements in the world of Ultra Running. Tom's efforts in raising awareness of Testicular Cancer whilst out running the length of Ireland or doing a Double Los Las Cymru race over 500 miles. You can follow him here www.instagram.com/tomgarrodultra . His website is here www.tomgarrodcoaching.co.uk and his awareness page here https://bustinyourballs.org 
01:31:52
December 22, 2021
Running Wild and Free with Ceri Rees
In this Episode, I catch up with a local runner who is well known in the world of Trail Running. Ceri Rees, a former international runner, race director of www.wildrunning.co.uk events. We talk about his running career, his rugby days, his partner's cancer diagnosis and other stuff. Ceri is now raising money for the charity FORCE, which helps those with Cancer. You can find out more info on his event so the website or go to instagram www.instagram.com/wildrunninguk or on Facebook www.facebook.com/wildrunninguk 
59:05
November 29, 2021
The Pain of the Suicide Disease
Welcome to the new season of If My Feet Could Talk and there was no better way to kick it off than with this guest. Lee Davies, is a serving soldier, ultra runner and coach. Like most Ultra Runners, he too has a story to tell. Lee Davies talks about where he grew up, joining the Army more than once, war, being diagnosed with "the Suicide Disease" and Ultra Running. You can follow Lee here on his Vet I Run youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSCSv_SFD65qJFi65q4gFkw/featured or his other channel  Pursue Purpose https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3LXjzEZY8wdxGAvviBZ3iQ or his insta www.instagram.com/leerunsultras
01:17:03
November 10, 2021
Paralysed to Running Comeback with Wanda Summers
In this episode of If MY Feet Could Talk I chat to Wanda Summers, an Off Road Trail Running Coach and PT from Cornwall, who's story is incredible. From her Couch 2 MDS to her come back from being paralysed after a serious accident. Such a wonderful chat with an amazing human being. You can find her here www.wandasummers.co.uk www.facebook.com/PTWandaSummers 
01:01:26
May 01, 2021
Yes, Yes I Have Eaten A Cornish pasty with Adam Kimble
In this episode I catch up with American Pro Ultra Runner Adam Kimble, we chat about his very successful running career including his run across America, FKTs, JoGLE and the sad loss of friends. It was such a great fun chat, finding out shared some common things. Have a listen or a watch, share and let us know what you think. You can find Adam on the following links www.instagram.com/adamkimble818 www.facebook.com/adamkimbleultrarunner www.adamkimble.com
01:22:33
April 10, 2021
Life is Better Now with Toby Fells
In this episode I catch up with Toby Fells, a trail runner living in the Lake District with his dogs going out on adventures, take amazing pictures whilst doing so. We chat about his life growing up dealing his mental health, treatment and well becoming Toby. Such an inspirational down to earth human being, with the love of trail running, wild swimming, photography and his dogs. Definitely one of my fav episodes to date. You can find his insta here www.instagram.com/transgender_trail_runner 
57:14
January 29, 2021
A Brutal Addiction to A Double Decca Ironman with Claire Smith
Welcome to Episode 2 of Season 3 of "If My Feet Could Talk". I catch up with the one and only Claire Smith, the 2nd person in the UK, 4th Female in the world  to have completed the Double Decca Ironman (20 x Ironman in a row event), self supported run from John O'Groats to Land's End and her battle against addiction. It was my pleasure to have her as a guest on my podcast. I hope you enjoy it. Here are some links www.instagram.com/brutalclaire www.brutalclaire.co.uk www.brutalevents.co.uk
01:03:21
January 07, 2021
Couch to Happiness with Vic Izzy Owens aka the Happy Runner
Season 3 has just started with this beaut of a podcast. In this episode I'm joined by Vic Owens, and incredible runner who's journey didn't start that long ago. Join us as we chat about life and running some of the hardest events in the UK. You can follow her incredible adventures here www.instagram.com/the_happy_runnernw & www.facebook.com/thehappyrunnerNW
01:02:56
December 17, 2020
Bringing Peace Through Running with Dan Lawson
In this episode I catch up with one of the finest UK Ultra Runners, this country has ever produced. ReRun co-founder Dan Lawson. We talk about growing up, starting out in running, hitting the big achievements including running for Team GB at the World and European Championships, when things didn't go right, and of course his record breaking LEJOG run. It was an amazing catch up with my buddy. You can following him here on instagram www.instagram.com/therunningdan you can check out his website here www.danlawson.life and also the fabulous ReRun here www.rerunclothing.org .
01:09:34
September 25, 2020
When a Welsh Dragon Conquers New Zealand with Menna Evans
In this episode I catch up with Menna Evans, who after loss of her dad, re took up running and decided to run JOGLE, then take on the length of New Zealand breaking the world record in doing so. We talk about her running, her adventures, her loss and mental health. A brilliant episode and you can follow her new adventures here https://www.facebook.com/marathonmenna and www.instagram.com/marathonmenna 
57:48
September 10, 2020
How far Would You Go For Your Child? With Chris Brannigan
In this episode I catch up with Chris Brannigan a Major in the Army whom I had the honour to meet during his epic 700 mile barefoot adventure trying to raise much needed funds for treatment for his daughter Hasti show suffers from a rare disease CDLS. We chat about growing up in Northern Ireland, joining the Army and his epic adventure from Land's End to Edinburgh via 10 Downing Street. You can follow his story via the following links www.instagram.com/hopeforhasti www.facebook.com/hopeforhasti and you can donate to the charity here www.justgiving.com/fundraising/barefootacrossbritain 
01:03:17
August 21, 2020
Barkley Marathons? Pennine Way FKT? Completed It Mate with John Kelly
In this episode I get to catch up with the fantastic John Kelly. He was kind enough to give up some of his time to have a chat. We talk about growing up in America, getting into marathons, racing Barkley, the Spine, ITU Long Course World's, the Pennine Way FKT etc. Such a down to earth guy working and training around his young family whilst still performing at a high level. www.randomforestrunner.com www.instagram.com/randomforestrunner www.facebook.com/randomforestrunner 
48:16
August 07, 2020
Armoured Vest to GB International Vest with Jo Meek
In this episode we talk to Jo Meek, aka as the Running Squirrel. I catch up with her and chat about her time in the Army, life and smashing podiums on in Ultra Marathons. Jo is give's us an insight to her life, and it was fascinating hearing her talk. You can follow Jo here www.instagram.com/running_squirrel www.facebook.com/TheRunningSquirrel www.jomeekblog.wordpress.com
54:01
July 23, 2020
When Ironman Events Are Not Enough with James Page
In this episode I catch up with a mate who’s not just any old Ironman finisher, he’s an extreme ultra Ironman who’s completed a DecaIronman. We catch up and chat about all sorts including mega events he has done. Follow him on www.instagram.com/ironjedibra. Also check out his events www.brutalevents.co.uk
01:20:33
July 17, 2020
Length of Europe? Completed it Mate with Aleks_Kashefi
In this episode I catch up with Aleks Kashefi, an barefoot adventure runner. A former teacher who gave up the education to have some epic adventures. www.instagram.com/aleks_kashefi 
01:14:47
July 08, 2020
Having the Best Adventures with Mimi Anderson
In this episode I get to catch up with one the UK's greatest Ultra Running legends. One of my biggest inspirations and a truly wonderful human being. We talk about her adventures that her feet took her on, her battle with her eating disorder and her new adventures in swimming and running. Follow her on her www.instagram.com/mimianderson and her other social media outlets. 
55:19
July 02, 2020
Are you Rancing? Are you asking? with Gary House
In this episode I catch up with Gary House, Top Coach, Top Ultra Runner and Top Bloke. We talk about his time growing up, how he got into running, coaching and everything in between. Follow him on instagram www.instagram.com/garyhouse_ 
01:17:22
June 24, 2020
Fire in the Belly, Ice in the Mind with Pete Drummond
Welcome back to a new season of podcasts. In this episode I catch up with a really top bloke, and a good friend. A former Matelot, A Firefighter and Ultra Runner. We talk about his time in the Royal Navy, life as Firefighter, why he runs, and importantly PTSD. It's a fantastic episode, and if you want to follow him on insta www.instagram.com/nomad1191 . We could've chatted all day! 
01:05:57
June 17, 2020
Going Big or Going Home with Ted Jackson
The final episode of the current series. In this one I catch up the Legend that is Ted Jackson. We talk about all things from desert running, marathons on every continent to supporting his wife with MS. It is a beauty of an episode and you will want to listen to every minute of it.
01:02:30
May 13, 2020
Dodging Swans and Geese with Sarah Booker
In this episode I catch up with Sarah Booker, a blogger, an Ultra Runner, a GB Triathlete and all round wonderful human being that can get lost on Zwift! Listen to us catching up and talking about her work, her training and of course Wildlife she thinks hate her!
44:29
May 06, 2020
Running in Life and Business with Dan Henry
In this episode I talk to one of my Best Friend’s about his life. Giving the listeners an insight to why he moved away, why he runs and most importantly his amazing restaurant 12:51. Listen to the highs and lows
53:32
April 29, 2020
Run, Jump, Throw, Repeat with Fyn Corcoran
In this episode I catch up with one of my oldest friends, former international Decathlete, Welsh Athletic Coach and all round snappy dresser Fyn Corcoran
56:35
April 22, 2020
Having a Runventure! With Colin Kirk-Potter
In this episode I get to catch up with Colin Kirk-Potter from Runventure in Tavistock. We’ll be chatting about running, being a Royal Marine and of course Runventure
49:54
April 16, 2020
Keeping it Real, Keeping it Cornish with David Andrewartha
In this episode, I talk to another amazing guest. David from Bys Vyken Events, talking all thing’s running, MH, and some Cornish stuff maybe
42:01
April 08, 2020
Escaping from Ground Zero with my guest and friend Andrew Phillips
Having a catch up with my buddy Andrew who is the founder of Ground Zero Life without Limits. As always chatting about stuff
41:11
March 31, 2020
Why do I love Running?
In this episode I go in to the reasons I found a love for running and also some of the negativity I received.
12:36
March 23, 2020
Being a Fat Runner
IN this episode I talk mostly rubbish, but it's rubbish about me and my life as a fat runner. Having to deal with the negativity around it and why I became fat in the first place.
09:35
March 19, 2020
Getting to know me and my travels
The first ever episode where I give a little insight into myself and my running abroad
15:47
March 17, 2020