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Life on the run, with Dean Karnazes, Ultramarathon Man

Aug 20, 2021  |  Published by Oliver Kitchingman

Dean Karnazes is arguably the most well-known Ultramarathon runner in the world. Among his extreme endurance achievements, he’s run 560km without sleep over 4 days; traversed Death Valley – one of the hottest places on Earth – in the middle of summer; and run a marathon at the South Pole. Here, he chats with The Fitness Industry Podcast’s Oliver Kitchingman about finding the magic in misery; growing older, wiser and slower – but stronger; grabbing a pizza – quite literally – on the run; and the benefits of approaching training as part of life, and life as part of training.

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Oliver Kitchingman

Oliver Kitchingman

The Australian Institute of Fitness

Oli is Content Manager for Australian Institute of Fitness (AIF). He spent a number of years collating, curating and creating content as the editor of Australian Fitness Network’s Network magazine, and has worked across a number of other fitness titles and events. When he’s not slicing and dicing words or shooting the breeze with fitness figures on the Fitness Industry Podcast, he can be found pounding Sydney’s pavements on a quest for the elusive runner’s high.

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