Chris Evans, 54, returned to the Virgin Radio decks on Monday morning after taking two weeks off to get well from surgery to take away three kidney stones that have been inflicting him extreme ache. But regardless of nonetheless feeling a bit delicate after the process, the radio DJ was horrified to study that his wife Natasha had signed them each up for a 50 and 100 mile Ultramarathon.
The Ultra she had in thoughts required all individuals to have already run a 50 mile marathon earlier than they’re allowed to enter, so in whole Chris will probably be enterprise a whopping 150 miles after solely having had surgery a few weeks in the past.
Not too lengthy again, Chris and his co-star Vassos Alexander have been discussing how Natasha was determined to run one, however the former BBC Radio 2 star insisted he would not be becoming a member of her.
Now it appears, that is not the case.
“I wasn’t [running one], however my wife has signed us each up for one,” he advised Vassos and Rachel Horne on Tuesday morning.
Vassos, who can be a eager marathon runner, was over the moon and excited to search out out extra.
“Cool, which one?” he requested, eagerly.
Chris sighed as he replied: “I do not know, I do not know.
“She was inquiring extra in depth and in additional element about Ultra coaching schedules and I mentioned, ‘What’s all this about?’
“And she mentioned, ‘Well, we’ll do one… it is 100 miles!”
Whilst Vassos nodded, Chris revealed there was a slight catch.
And a giant – or ought to we are saying lengthy – one at that.
“But in an effort to run it, you must have a confirmed 50 mile Ultra underneath your belt first,” he defined.
“So we now have to do a 50 mile Ultramarathon so we are able to run a 100 mile Ultra!”
Chris appeared exasperated on the considered doing a lot train whereas he is nonetheless in discomfort from his operation.
“This is simply yesterday!” he moaned.
“I’m barely out of hospital!”
Rachel chimed in, laughing: “What a option to rejoice,” she smirked because the host continued: “I can barely really feel between my legs!”
He revealed Tash has a few routes in thoughts for their 50 mile race, however he is but to search out out what she has deliberate.
As Vassos advisable one that’s happening this June, Chris admitted it would not work with the timings of the 100 miler, that means he would not have lengthy to squeeze it in earlier than the massive run!
The Chris Evans Breakfast Show airs weekday at 6:30am on Virgin Radio with Sky.