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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. Just talking rubbish
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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 1, 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 7, 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 7, 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 8, 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 2, 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 6, 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 8, 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