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Fiona Oakes Fastest Vegan Ultra-Marathoner on Earth


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Episode  ·  1 Play  ·  1:15:47  ·  Oct 15, 2021


Happy Bains interview Fiona Oakes. Fiona is a British Fastest Vegan Ultra-Marathoner. Who holds four world records for marathon running. In 2012, she was the first VEGAN woman to complete the Marathon des Sables: around a 154-mile race across the Sahara desert, It has been regarded as the toughest foot race on Earth. Fiona has made a name for herself as an endurance runner apart from the rest. She is the fastest woman in the world to run a marathon on all seven continents and the North Pole in both cumulative and Elapsed time. She has competed internationally in more than 50 marathons and set 5 marathon course records around the globe, including The Antarctic Ice Marathon. ---- In 2015 Fiona ran 6 official marathons in 6 days on 6 continents. Fiona’s achievements are made even more astounding due to the fact she was told at age 14 that she would never walk properly, let alone ever run, after undergoing 17 radical knee surgeries which ultimately led to having her entire right kneecap removed. With overcoming her own adversity, Fiona’s true drive to achieve incredible feats of speed and human endurance are motivated by a deep desire to raise awareness for the plight of animals and veganism around the world. You can watch her new ground-breaking documentary, Running For Good which chronicles Fiona's running career and her tremendous work at Tower Hill Stables Animal Sanctuary. She is an ambassador for The Vegan Society and is a patron of the Captive Animals Protection Society  She is Running For Happiness!  You can learn and contribute at her website https://www.towerhillstables.org  https://www.fionaoakesfoundation.co.uk  To come on my podcast as a special guest please visit https://www.happybains.com  In this episode you will learn from these profound questions. Q- How and when did you conceive the idea of running? Q- What inspires you most in winning a medal or fulfilling your life purpose? Q- How do you think running has evolved over time? In terms of planning? Q- As we know that you are strong with your mental health and thinking ability, what does mental mean to you? Q- During runnings 100s of hours what kind of thoughts or ideas appears in your mind? what do you really think while running? Q- Lots of people still things just eat vegetables and you can become vegan, and thoughtful people things stop killing animals and become vegan? What does really VEGAN mean to you? Q- How do you balance your productive lifestyle? Q- Who are your role models as a runner? Q- What are your advice and ideas for the youth and young runners? Q- England, Manchester's  Shantelle Gaston is one of the fastest half-marathon (female) backward runners and Aaron Yoder of the USA is the fastest backward running runner. Would you be interested in running backward and or sideways? Q- Who is Percy? And what role does Percy play in your life? Q- What special message do you want to give to your own mind and legs for the world-class achievements you have got? Q- What do mother earth and humanity mean to you?  Q- What is Tower Hills Stable’s mission? 

1h 15m 47s  ·  Oct 15, 2021

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