Talks

Talks are free as part of the festival. There will be some amazing speakers with others to be announced soon.

Trail runner Claire Maxted in outdoor running gear

Claire Maxted 

Claire believes a move from running in urban settings to country parks, canal paths, hills and mountains offers a greater sense of adventure that boosts your mental health as well as your fitness.

Ultramarathon runner Damian Hall

Damian Hall 

In 2016, ultramarathon runner Damian completed the 630-mile South West Coast Path in just 10 days and 15 hours, setting a new record that no one has come close to breaking yet.

Jamie McDonald is 'Adventureman'

Jamie McDonald – Adventureman 

After suffering a serious illness as a child, Jamie McDonald grew up to become a world-record-holding runner and adventurer.

Chris Lucas An award-winning adventurer

Chris Lucas 

At SWOF Chris will be co-presenting The Yukon Assignment, a film that tells the story of his recent 500-mile canoe journey through the Yukon Territory with his father Niall