Let's catch up with pro triathlete John Hirsch and find out where he is in his training.
We sit down with record-holding Ultrarunner William Sachel and learn how he trains and races for some of the most challenging events in the world. It is a fascinating story of effort, technique, and determination that cannot be missed.
Here are just some of his accomplishments:
Half Marathon: 1:14:59
Marathon: 2:38:17 (1995)
100km: 7:07:49 (1996)
100 miles: 14hrs 25mins (split) (2000)
12hr: Track 141.50km/87.92 miles (2001)
24hr(Road): 246.70km/153.30M (2000)
48hr (Indoor): 344.267km/213.92 miles (2007) Scottish Record
48hr (Track): 340.80km/211.76M (2008)
Six Days(Track): 857.07km/532.56 miles – All-Time Scottish Record (Modern) British M50 Record (2008)
Six Days(Road): 834.190kms/518.34 miles – World M55 Record (2011)
1000 Miles (Road): 13 days, 20 hours, 8 minutes, 1 second (2010)
Badwater: 31hrs 36mins 12secs British Event Record (2006)
Spartathlon: 29hrs 01mins 29secs – Scottish Event Record (2007)
Enjoy the show and get read for Arshad Bahl of Amrita bars for our next interview.
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What does Day Two hold for NYC-based pro triathlete John Hirsch while training in Texas? Four hours of trail running and road biking.
Kai killin' it, one hour into trail running with the guys.