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Ultra Runner & Outdoor Journalist


Damian Hall

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I'm regularly invited to give talks, workshops and Q&A sessions about my running experiences, at festivals, seminars, schools and suchlike, which I really enjoy.


I'm currently booked to talk at:

Kendal Mountain Festival, 17 November 2018

Due North (Penrith), 10 January 2019

Peak Runners, 9 February 2019

Mountain Run Ultra Running Skills Weekend,

8-10 March 2019

The Ultra & Trail Running Festival, 14 April 2019

National Trust Top of the Gorge Festival,

14-16 June 2019

Mud Crew's RAT Ultra Trail Running Festival,

10 August 2019

Mountain Run Ultra Running Skills Weekend,

11-13 Oct 2019


I've also given talks at:

TEDx Aberystwyth*

National Trust South West Outdoor Festival

National Trust Top of the Gorge Festival

Kendal Mountain Festival

Kendal Mountain Festival on Tour

Love Trails Festival

Accelerate UK Big Running Weekend

XNRG UTMB Races Seminar

ULTRA Festival

Mountain Run Ultra Trail Skills Weekend

Launceston College Academy Awards


Topics have included:

A Midlife Crisis, a Toilet and the Power Sob: what

running long distances in lumpy places has taught me

about life, the universe and everything

How to Train for and Race Ultramarathons

UTMB: A Survival Guide

UTMB and me

Running the 630-mile South West Coast Path*



*You can watch Summit Fever Media's award-winning film, Salt & Dirt, about my South West Coast Path FKT, plus my TEDx talk, below:

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Images: South West Outdoor Festival, Andy Jackson