E53 Shantelle: The backwards runner

E53 Shantelle: The backwards runner

Shantelle is a 33 year old from Manchester UK who is not afraid to stand out in a crowd. She has completed two half marathons backwards, both times for bullying charities. She held Guinness World Record for the fastest female to complete a half marathon backwards from March 2017- Jan 2019 in a time of 2:27:09. She created the Retro Mile event after obtaining the world record to help others build confidence and to try something new. It is also a fantastic rehabilitation and cross-training exercise. 

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E48 Hailey: Making an impact

E48 Hailey: Making an impact

Hailey Van Dyk is an ER Nurse, Adventurer, Rep for the Coastal Challenge Race, Co-owner of of Chakra Eco, and successful trail runner. Oh, and she's not even 30 years old. 

Hailey is a well known runner in the trail community, so it was a ton of fun to get a behind the scenes chat on her life before running, how she got to where she is, and dealing with recent major shifts in her life. 

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