15 Athlete Spotlight: William Sichel

William is a 62 year old British and Scottish international athlete and has set 160 ultra distance running records (from 30 miles on the track to 3100 miles/ 5000 kms on the road) at World, British and Scottish level including age-group records.

Connect with William: Website: williamsichel.co.uk;  Twitter: @williamsichel;  Facebook: WilliamSichelAthletewilliam.sichel

Since 1994 William has competed in 92 ultra marathons at home and abroad – winning 16 of them. He has also represented Great Britain 11 times and Scotland 7 times.

William has three grandchildren and has been self-employed all his life.

Since 1982 William has lived in the remote Orkney Islands, off the north coast of Scotland, 750 miles north of London.

In this episode we learn all about the training William follows to compete and succeed in extreme ultra endurance events.