Joining us in the Audible Studios to discuss his book Running Up That Hill is British sports presenter and author Vassos Alexander. A sports presenter, reporter and commentator for the BBC since 2004, Vassos has covered everything from the Olympic Games through to Wimbledon. Best known for presenting the sports news on The Chris Evans Breakfast Show on BBC Radio 2, Vassos has become an advocate for running. Inspiring others with his highly acclaimed book Don’t Stop Me Now, his second book, Running Up That Hill, continues his running story.
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Funny, inspiring, honest - the perfect listen for anyone with well-worn trainers by the door (or who's thinking of buying a pair...). Vassos Alexander shares the highs and lows of falling in love with running, from his first paltry efforts to reach the end of his street to completing ultra-marathons and triathlons in the same weekend. This is a celebration of running - and what lots of us think about when we run. Part escape, part self-discovery, part therapy, part weight loss.
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Vassos Alexander shares his insight from interviews with legends of the sport and his own gruelling but rewarding experiences of extraordinary endurance racing - including the legendary 152 mile Spartathlon, widely regarded as the world's most relentless race. Vassos dissects and explores the tenacity that propels many to keep on running and running and running....
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During his run into turning 50, Chris Evans is on a mission. To take stock of where he is and where he's at in order to figure out how best to get the most out of what he believes are the best years yet to come. His typically positive and upbeat journey involves 100 days of contemplation, research, focus, frustration and decision making while secretly: training for the London Marathon and bringing back his cult '90s TV show, TFI Friday.
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