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Our weekly podcast shares the unique perspective of the North East, Beast Coast Ultra running scene: raw, impulsive, and irreverent. The Cultra Trail Running Podcast is a place where we can get together and discuss all the fun stuff that happens on the trails that most normal people don't care about. Join the Cult! or maybe you already have without realizing it... resistance is futile.

Our weekly podcast shares the unique perspective of the North East, Beast Coast Ultra running scene: raw, impulsive, and irreverent. The Cultra Trail Running Podcast is a place where we can get together and discuss all the fun stuff that happens on the trails that most normal people don't care about. Join the Cult! or maybe you already have without realizing it... resistance is futile.

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United States

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Our weekly podcast shares the unique perspective of the North East, Beast Coast Ultra running scene: raw, impulsive, and irreverent. The Cultra Trail Running Podcast is a place where we can get together and discuss all the fun stuff that happens on the trails that most normal people don't care about. Join the Cult! or maybe you already have without realizing it... resistance is futile.

Language:

English


Episodes

214: Jackassin' with Gratitude

11/26/2022
Hey we love each and every one of you. That's it, that's the episode. Manchester Road Race JFK 50 Results Fall Fling Results Outro music by Nick Byram Become a Cultra Crew Patreon Supporter Cultra Facebook Fan Page Sign up for a race at Live Loud Running Call the Cultra Karaoke Line at 203-DOG-GENT

Duration:01:17:59

213: MORE HAMSTERWHEEL

11/19/2022
Can't stop won't stop! More cowbell? Aw hell naw, MORE HAMSTERWHEEL! The man himself Bill Conley, Just Keep Running's head honcho is with us to talk about a New England classic ultra, the now legendary Hamsterwheel 30-hour. Just Keep Running puts on awesome races! Check out the Silk City Striders and the Know Your Pace Race on the Manchester Road Race course Outro music by Nick Byram Become a Cultra Crew Patreon Supporter Cultra Facebook Fan Page Sign up for a race at Live Loud Running

Duration:01:56:05

212: 100 Miles on the Hamsterwheel in Cultra City, NH

11/12/2022
What do you do when your emotional pain exceeds the pain of your blisters? Ask for help, and turn things over to your friends. Fred and Art join the rest of the Crew as we look at the Hamsterwheel races and try to express how if feels to be carried for 100 miles. Hamsterwheel results: BOOM Outro music by Nick Byram Become a Cultra Crew Patreon Supporter Cultra Facebook Fan Page Sign up for a race at Live Loud Running

Duration:01:47:51

211: Transitional Running Therapy and Javelina Jundred

11/4/2022
The Crew has a heart to heart about dealing with sadness prior to and before a race. Come out and Win the KNOW Your Pace Race with the Silk City Striders Outro music by Nick Byram Become a Cultra Crew Patreon Supporter Cultra Facebook Fan Page Sign up for a race at Live Loud Running

Duration:01:25:09

210 Breaking Bread at Bimblers Bluff 50k with Jacques Saarbach

10/29/2022
Jacques Saarbach is a Frenchman in America and he is certifiably rad. Hear how he started running and why- also his unique approach to not only life and all of its ups and downs but his approach to trail running. Anyone want a baguette? Yes I know we say episode 211 Bimbler's Bluff 50k Results Outro music by Nick Byram Become a Cultra Crew Patreon Supporter Cultra Facebook Fan Page Sign up for a race at Live Loud Running

Duration:01:54:36

209: Big's Backyard Ghost Train

10/22/2022
Lotta races fam! We get after it and leave no stone unturned, lest ye be disappointed; then get ye gone. We out here doing the lord's work by bringing you hot-off-the-press action. Forgive us if we don't sing in your key. We go into full recap mode a la Ghost Train and Bigs. We take look at our inner voice, then we look forward to all of the crazyness that will be Hamsterwheel 30 hour Cultrafest. AFB tries to register during the show if he could only spell... Details on Oil Creek Check out...

Duration:01:33:16

208 Midstate Massive Really Hertz

10/14/2022
AFB Recounts his DNF at Midstate Massive where he got cut off at 100K after suffering from bad decisions, & body and brain freeze. Fred Recounts his finish at Tesla Hertz 100 where he overcomes a fall that threw out his back at 75 miles and left him hardly able to walk. But still finished. Lots of fun practical information in this one. Jimmy and Evil Becky offer great insight and provide laughter to mak us all feel better. Come join us on the Sunday after Thanksgiving for a 5k 10k trail...

Duration:01:28:58

207: Kelly paves the Wei and Alex gets his knees Brown!

10/7/2022
A double header coming at you fam! First up we have "new to the scene but feels like she's been here forever", Miss Kelly Wei. Kelly was born in Hong Kong and fell in love with the long stuff after running the Philly Marathon in 2015, as a tribute to a close college friend that lost his life. In her 32 years she's already put together an impressive trail running resume with top ten finishes at the perennially stacked west coast race Lake Sonoma 50 as well as top tens at both Cayuga Trails 50...

Duration:02:00:14

206 Why Do We Run Trail Races

10/1/2022
The Full Cultra Crew takes a look at why we race, and compare it to creating our own adventures. We question if/why there seems to be a recent decline in race attendance? Are we cannibals, or are we just cheap? And if no one is racing anymore, why is it so damn hard to get into Western States? We look at things through our grass roots microscope, and give a hot take on this and so much more. AFB tries to figure out what happened at Blue 2 Blue,we talk Pauling 24 Hour race with Phred, get...

Duration:01:48:54

205: Top Tips for Trail Safety and Independence From an All Women's Perspective

9/24/2022
An all female Crew discusses what they do to stay safe and have fun on the trails. Evil Becky Burke invites Gelato, Jessica Crandall, and Emily "The Mayor of Cultra City" Mayer and they kick the dudes to the curb, (because they need to listen, not speak) before giving the scoop on some of the issues most important to Women on the trail. But this episode is so much more! Be sure to listen to the very end for a special hilarious tutorial on how to take a screen shot with your PC! Outro music...

Duration:01:59:51

204: Gender Inequality at UTMB?

9/16/2022
We had a plan but then the Crew dives down more rabbit holes than Watership Down. But we do get to talk about Amy Mower's excellent book Run To Save Your Life, plus we review lotsa races before taking a look at the finisher's rate broken out by Gender at this year's UTMB and compare it to many other races, then asked the question. Why are there so few women running the "most prestigious" ultra race in the world, and why is it so much lower than other comparable races? (spolier alert) We...

Duration:01:45:19

203: What Running Watch Should I Buy? With Dave "Chase The Summit" Dillon

9/8/2022
Cultra is Chillin' with Dillon! Dave Dillon is a quality human being and he's YouTube famous- over 67,000 subscribers can't be wrong! Dave offers sharp insight on trail running and stellar product reviews, all delivered in a professional and matter-of-fact manner in HD. So What Watch should you buy? Tune in to find out about this plus latest news on some FKT's and other dank beta. Chase the summit YouTube podcast website North Shore Surfing Film Offspring

Duration:02:02:53

202: Ultimate Wrong Direction on The Midstate Trail plus UTMB

9/2/2022
This episode has everything but Jimmy Mac! We give a professional AF jackassessment of UTMB, or was it UTMP? Cultra Bot gets feisty with the Crew. Then we give tips for how to get to Aspen via Leadville as part of a workaround if Glenwood Canyon shits the bed, and shout out Harvey Lewis. Ultra walker Andy Cable has completed one of the most beautiful projects, running at least 5 miles in every one of Connecticut’s 169 towns, and connects them into a single connected maze! Phred cross...

Duration:02:05:53

201: Finishing Eastern States 100 with Bessic

8/25/2022
Eastern States 100 is some graduate level shit, and eats people up with its elevation, and tough AF tecnical BS. What happens when life gets in the way and you toe the line and your not fully trained? Bessic shares his experience at this race and tells the story of his grind. He also gives a masterful reading of the Patreons. Don miss this. Outro music by Nick Byram Become a Cultra Crew Patreon Supporter Cultra Facebook Fan Page Sign up for a race at Live Loud Running

Duration:01:56:44

199: Recapping the Recap of TJM Badger 100

8/13/2022
We got nothing folks, just mailing this one in. I mean it's good if you want to hear 100% pure uncut jackassing but if you want NEW spicy ultra content, then step off fam. No we do got some dank beta nuggets tho- a few Zen hot takes from Becky (channelling Amy Mower Power), 100-mile wisdom from Phred, Jimmy's "shitty" stories and Art's tales of woe and Desitin. Outro music by Nick Byram Become a Cultra Crew Patreon Supporter Cultra Facebook Fan Page Sign up for a race at Live Loud Running

Duration:02:09:50

198: 100 Junk Miles

8/3/2022
First up we Air the Grievances (aka the difficulties we all encountered), and seriously it was quite a btich fest, ngl. Actually we sound mega STONED tbh. And we are in a car. First CULTRA recorded in a car, it was stupid AF y'all. But really funny. Really funny. We do not stay on topic, Jimmy starts to get annoyed at Art and Becky and just about shits his little panties. Basically we recount every little thing we did wrong. Fuck. Then we hear from a solo Phat Phreddie as he recounts his...

Duration:01:13:49

197: The Last Annual Vol State Podcast

7/28/2022
Tim Hardy hails from Marietta, NY and has an impressive resume of very long races. His background in Army Ranger training has made him certified "tough as fuck" but most importantly his mental approach is what sets him apart. Read more from Tim's Blog Abby McCarthy is also from New York and she is a very smart runner- hear how she eats "walking ramen", how she is "a Honda Civic with a governor on it" and "takes dirt naps in graveyards". She's basically built for Vol State- and sadly she...

Duration:02:36:33

196: Vermont 100 for the First Time Dickin' Around with Carly, Part Deux

7/23/2022
Carly Eisley is not new to ultra running, but she is new to the 100 Mile distance. On this episode we learn about: The Chair. The List. Vermont 100 what it was like to be there as an experienced newcomer. Cultra Karaoke, New Patreons get roasted. Carly's fundraising page: https://www.pledgereg.com/316122 Outro music by Nick Byram Become a Cultra Crew Patreon Supporter Cultra Facebook Fan Page Sign up for a race at Live Loud Running Sign up for a crazy adventure at Rat Race

Duration:01:59:50

195: A View of the Notch while My Sugar Cup Runneth Over

7/17/2022
Holy shit fam, we are all up in this week's craw with some spicy and sweet hot takes- Jimmy's 7-11 run, by far the dumbest thing he has to offer in terms of running. Then Becky recounts her epic sub-24 hundo up at the BURCS Notchview races. We roll call like 50 of your freinds out getting after it, both last weekend and this upcoming weekend and Hardrock, VT100 and elsewhere. A magical listening experience ruined by the mention and description of "shirtcocking". Outro music by Nick...

Duration:02:09:05

194: Manitou & Statesmas Jackassing

6/30/2022
We recap our friends running ultras around the USA with a wee bit of elite love sprinkled in but mostly it's mid-packer heaven over here since you gotta go with what you know. Outro music by Nick Byram Become a Cultra Crew Patreon Supporter Cultra Facebook Fan Page Sign up for a race at Live Loud Running Sign up for a crazy adventure at Rat Race Go do a Steep Endurance race too!

Duration:01:53:03