Trail Runner Nation
The Band is Getting Back Together!08/01/15
The prodigal daughter returns! Faith is back in studio to discuss where she has been and the welcoming return to trail running. At some point, we all take a break from trail and ultra running. Why do we come back? How do we come back? Faith discusses...
AJW Goes Point to Point at Western States and Hardrock
WhenAndy Jones-Wilkinsisn't pouring cold brew in hisTaproom, you can find him at the highest profile races. Recently returning from 2015WS100andHardrock 100he shares his trail side insight of the strongest runners in our sport including;Magda...
Faster after 50 with Joe Friel
Even if you are less than 50 years old, you will find this podcast very educational. Joe Frielis an endurance sports coach that has worked with athletes of varying levels up to elites. He holds a masters degree in exercise science, is a USA Triathalon...
Ultra running - a Retrospective Look with Sally Edwards
Sally Edwardsisbest-selling author, entrepreneur, professional triathlete, professional speaker, and iPhone app developer. She was a pioneer in the inception of ultramarathoning, finishing in the top 3 atWestern States 100. She co-foundedFleet Feet...
What's in a Taper? with Aliza Lapeirre & Paul Terranova
Top athletes,Aliza Lapierreand Paul Terranova, join The Nation to discuss taper. They are both in the middle of their taper forWestern States 100. We discuss why you should taper, how they do it differently and what to expect.
2015 Western States Preview with AJW and Craig Thornley, RD
Andy Jones-Wilkinsjoins Race Director of theWestern States 100,Craig Thornley to discuss the 2015 course, the race, and who to watch. As always, the gong accompanied this podcast. Men's Preview Women's Preview
Leg Sucking Mud! with Candice Burt
Candice Burtjoins us to Teach us how to be ahipster ultrarunner How to organize a 200-mile endurance run How she is prepping for next week'sBighorn Mountain Wild & Scenic Trail Run100-miler. Please help her with race info by using #CandiceRunsBighorn...
JDF Loses His Mojo.....or Does He?
Jimmy Dean Freemancapped his 2014 running season by running SIX 100-mile endurance runs. This weekend will be his first 100 miler since then. He talks about his where he is physically, but more important emotionally and mentally. He discusses his plan...
Catching up with Ann Trason at Mile 62
We have often said,"The podcast is a trail run without the running." Join Ann Trason,Sally McRaeandBilly Yangas we cover a lot of ground in 90 minutes.
Sally McRae's Jet Blue Napkin
Sally McRaeandBilly Yangwere in Northern California for the Western States 100 training weekend as they are preparing for their race in 36 days. So we bribed them with sushi to join us for a podcast. We gave Sally the task of jotting down 5 topics on...
Grab Bag: Embark on an Adventure and Learn About Yourself
Trail conversation with Don and Scott
The Ultra Mindset with Travis Macy
Travis Macy, professional ultra-endurance athlete, coach, teacher, husband and father of two joins us to talk about his new book, "The Ultra Mindset: An Endurance Champion's 8 Core Principles for Success in Business, Sports and Life". This book is a...
Ryan Sandes: Racing, Training and a little Philosophy from...
Ryan Sandes joins us to talk about his recent FKT at Cape Town Table Mountain. We talk about training, racing, mental toughness and how running can prepare us for life's challenges. And a host of other topics that happen when your sitting down and...
Le Conga Line: the DOs and DON'Ts of Ultra Running
Warren Pole joins The Nation to discuss the finer DOs and DON'Ts of Ultra Running. We build on an article from Competitor Magazine,"Dos and Dont's From Top Ultramarathoners"and an article from Outside Magazine,"Hal Koerner's Ultrarunning Commandments"
When should you consider insoles?
John Hinds is the founder and owner ofCadence® Insoles. He has been involved in athletics since he was a kid and in search of the perfect insole ever since. For the last 22 + years he has been a physical therapist focusing on orthopedic and sports...
18 Dumb Things Ultrarunners Say and Do with Ultra 168
One part of theUltra 168team, Marcus Warner, joins The Nation to discus anarticlethey wrote. Dan and Marcus reside in thedrop bearcapital of the world, Sydney, Australia. They began the blog/website to share their passion for the trails and has...
Pacific Crest Trail - Counter Point
The Nation has received some opposing views from our latest podcast, "You Can Help Save the Pacific Crest Trail". Mike Miller, an environmental biologist and trail runner, joins us for a different view of the PCTA's recent stance on trail racing. What...
You Can Help Save the Pacific Crest Trail
Candice Burt joins us to share the news and point us to the petition The Pacific Crest Trail Association (PCTA)is lobbying and advising the USDA Forest Service to banrecreationalevents on the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT).If they succeed, no new trail...
The Importance of Patience with Sycamore, Emily and Ian
Join CoachesEmily HarrisonandIan Torrenceteach us why patience is important in Ultrarunning. Guest host is Sycamore: If you are looking for a coach, they can be found atMcMillan Running You can read Ian's article,"Patience and the Ultramarathoner"
Trail Running's Film Festival - Rob Rhodes
Rob Rhodesjoins The Nation to tell us about he biggest film festival for runners that is taking place all over the world! TheTrails In Motionis an annual international film tour that brings a collection of the finest trail and ultra running films to...