This episode was recorded live at the MDS Expo in October 2019. Elisabet Barnes talks on ‘How to Prepare for your Perfect Race’ as she gives advice to new and old hands on running the Marathon des Sables.
Elisabet Barnes is a Swedish athlete specialised in ultrarunning. Her major claim to fame is winning the Marathon des Sables in 2015, winning each stage of the race. She repeated her win in 2017. The Marathon des Sables has been listed by Outside Magazine as one of the 9 toughest ultramarathons in the world.