Damian Hall is a parent, accidental activist and record-breaking ultrarunner who has represented Great Britain and competed in some of the world’s toughest races. His attempt to break into the top ten at the 105-mile Ultra-Trail du Mont Blanc was made into an award-winning film, Underdog; and the documentary Totally FKT followed him and John Kelly as they raced to break the Pennine Way record in 2020. Damian has also set records on the Paddy Buckley Round, the South West Coast Path, the Cape Wrath Trail, and Wainwright’s Coast to Coast.
He is a UK Athletics running coach and a widely published journalist who has made regular contributions to Runner’s World, Women’s Running and Trail Running. He is a founding member of The Green Runners, a community of runners working towards a fitter planet. He is a big fan of midlife-crisis haircuts and tea.