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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:

inov-8 Czech Trail Running Festival, 22-14 November

Buxton Advanture Festival, 11 February, 2020


I've also given talks at:

TEDx Aberystwyth*

Kendal Mountain Festival

Kendal Mountain Festival on Tour

National Trust South West Outdoor Festival

National Trust Top of the Gorge Festival

Launceston College Academy Awards

Love Trails Festival

Accelerate UK Big Running Weekend

XNRG UTMB Races Seminar

ULTRA Festival

Mountain Run Ultra Trail Skills Weekend

Due North Events

Ellis Bringham, Covent Garden

ULTRA X Summit

MudCrew Ultra Trail Running Festival


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

Underdog screenings

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