Everything Endurance #17 | Running the Wainwrights with Paul Tierney

214 PEAKS. 318 MILES. 36,000M ASCENT in 1 GO. Let that sink in.

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214 PEAKS. 318 MILES. 36,000M ASCENT. Let that sink in. That’s 4 Everests.

On June 20th, Inov8 Athlete, Paul Tierney completed an astonishing feat in 6 days, 6 hours and 5 minutes. Paul took the record for the fastest time to complete all 214 of Alfred Wairight’s Lake District Peaks in one go.

Paul, a former police officer from Ireland, battled sleep deprivation, exhaustion, bad weather and an unquenchable desire for chips as he beat the previous record by almost 7hrs.

In this latest episode of Everything Endurance, Will, Kris and Paul discuss running a bloody long way in the lakes, covering route planning, kit choices and the all-important snack tactics.

To read more about his epic achievement head to

Many thanks to Bigmoose Coffee Co. for helping to make this episode possible.

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