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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

159: Monkey Edit Madness

10/15/2021
John, Paul, George and Ringo are here! This was the result of like 4 episodes being spliced together, sometimes live, sometimes later in the studio. All kinds of technical difficulties. Whatevs, warts and all. We talk fall marathon season, bad ultrarunning advice, being burned out, Art literally just leaves early, we do NO Patreon (sorry, give us money tho) and we deep dive and have a therapy session. Hartford Marathon results We’re on Spotify!...

Duration:01:58:55

158: 360 Miles on the Erie Canal with Trisha Ignatowski

10/8/2021
AFB and Phat Phred welcome Trisha Ignatowski who recently nabbed an FKT on the 360 mile Erie Canal Trail. According to undisclosed sources, she allegedly was inspired by the infamous 419 Bike trip of Cultra’s AFB. Trisha shares stories of competitive skating, trail running tips for women, steeplechase, South Mountain, NJ, Sassquad, Palisades, Totoro, music, and so much more..But wait, it gets better, her brother was a competitive canoe racer! Yeah she fits right in to the Cultra...

Duration:01:55:42

157: Spartathawhatever

10/1/2021
Cultra Host Evil Becky Byram leads a scatagorical episode as we talk Spatathalon. cutoffs, canellations, volcanos, FKT's and the beauy of running in the North East in Autumn. Check out the Spartathalon Here are the results of the Vermont 50 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:02:02:55

156: Running your First 100 Miler with Crutch Lee

9/24/2021
The Crew hears from Michael Crutchley AKA Crutch Lee about the six or more times he attempted running 100 miles, until his recent success. Many great lessons here for anyone looking to take on the 100 mile distance. This may be the professional help you have been seeking. Cultra Episode 15 Evil Beck Burke Notchview Ultra Yeti 100 Ghost Train Grindstone Outro music by Nick Byram Become a Cultra Crew Patreon Supporter Cultra Facebook Fan Page Sign up for a race at Live Loud...

Duration:02:14:58

155: The Explicit and Raw Tip of Vegemite

9/17/2021
The Cultra Crew covers it all: New Haven Road Race, Vegemite, UTMB, Vegemite, Notchview Preview, Vegemite, Blue 2 Blue Preview, Soda Stream tips, and so much more. Becky tries Vegemite for the first time ever, live on this show and the results??? Tune in to find out how awkward this can get. 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:03:58:12

154: Last Person Standing Scott Snell

9/14/2021
Scott Snell is a blue collar runner. Gritty and determined, he approaches his running like work. And the results have paid off big time as Scott is now 4 for 4 in Last Person Standing Backyard style races. Hear how he prepares for his runs, executes his runs then reflects on his runs with his excellent blog Beast Coast Trail Running Scott's FB page We’re on Spotify! https://open.spotify.com/show/44etXyR0WbJtmKRKrP7V6M We’re on iTunes! ...

Duration:01:12:28

153: Jessicas Are Wild

9/13/2021
Delco represent! We sit down with Jessica Grinspan from Jimmy's hometown of Havertown, PA! Jessica has a unique outlook on life and brings that same open and honest attitude to her running. Hear some super rad stories of her doing an All-Jess Backyard Ultra, her "Propel the Vote" run before election day last year as well as classic shenanigans from the Crew. Connect with Jessica on FB Outro music by Nick Byram Become a Cultra Crew Patreon Supporter Cultra Facebook Fan Page Sign up for a...

Duration:01:18:13

152: Jackass City

9/3/2021
We spent a Tuesday night as the jackass brigade, coming in with many spicy hot takes on various subjects. Here's some links to peruse: Our Patreon page Rat Race USA-Canada Badger 100 Garbage Disposals Ted Lasso I am Legend Letterkenney Hockey players We’re on Spotify! https://open.spotify.com/show/44etXyR0WbJtmKRKrP7V6M We’re on iTunes! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/cultra-trail-running/id1446356779 Please support Cultra Trail Running Podcast Patreon:...

Duration:02:16:35

151: Run Jenny Hoffman Run

8/26/2021
Harvard Physics Professor Jenny Hoffman joins us to discuss quasiparticle interference imaging, and nanoscale electronic phase transitions! But hold onto your Hoberman sphere! Jenny has also racked up an amazing 52 medals on UltraSignup and was in the home stretch of setting the women’s transcon record when she was unexpectedly taken down by an injury. Jenny is a true outlier, living in the pinnacle of both science and sport. Join the Cultra Crew as we learn a lot from Jenny about...

Duration:01:29:48

150: Crocodile Safety and Running Injury Free with Brodie Sharpe

8/22/2021
You can't really run Ultra distances if you are injured all the time, or if you are being eaten by a giant reptile. EB and AFB talk with our favorite Physiotherapist from down-under Brodie Sharpe (AKA Hugh Jackman) about what it takes to stay healthy during intense training. We talk shoes, pain, hydration, and yes how to deal with big scaly monsters. Runners of all distances will find something that works for them in this “science based” episode. So you see, science is fun. Get Brodie's E...

Duration:01:49:38

149: Cultramatic Naked Olympics

8/12/2021
We take an explicit and raw look at the Olympics, and somehow Jimmy strips down and gets naked in the desert. Speaking of strippping down, whats the deal with the uniforms in beach volley ball. What do you think? We also find out everything about every sport in the Olympics in a very heated game of Cultramatic! The Cultra Crew is at their best in this fun packed episode, So if you are looking for a good time, call Max Headroom at 203-Dog-Gent and tell him whats on your mind! Become a Cultra...

Duration:02:47:51

148: Solo But Not Alone Jeremy Howell Runs 216 Miles

8/6/2021
The Cascade Lakes Relay in Oregon is considered a tough event for 12 people. But what does it take to run the 216 miles solo? Mental toughness, training and a good support crew. Jeremy Howell shares what it was like to take on this event and why he did it. Jeremy on Instagram Cascade Lakes Relay 216 Miles Become a Cultra Crew Patreon

Duration:01:17:46

147: Hardrock Negative Split with Sean Greaney

7/28/2021
What does it take to run a negative split at one of the hardest 100 mile races on the planet? Sean Greaney, our Shenipsit Strider, CUT112,White Mountain veteran who moved to Seattle, friend comes back to share his amazing story of patience and persistance. He is joined by his excellent crew and well intended shell shocked pacers, Steve LeBranche and David Dye. Although the audio kind of sucks, the content is pure Cultra Gold.

Duration:03:16:40

146 High Lonesome 100 Mile Preview with Gelato

7/23/2021
We riff on common malfunctions of hydration packs, re-live the 32 mile Dounut Run, and get some dank beta on The High Lonesome 100 Mile Run and wish Gelato luck as she takes on this awesome trail run. We also reveal our thoughts on the New Balance Beacon, the "Mullet of Running Shoes"; Dad shoe in the front, space booty in the back. Note: Thanks to our Patreons, Cultra uses only the finest natural sound effects captured in real time, no animals were injured during the recording of this show....

Duration:01:52:14

145: Toughest Trail Races in the Northeast

7/9/2021
Cultra coming in HOT this week! We deep dive into the Northeast's toughest trail races (link below) with a huge thanks to Ian Golden for his tireless efforts not only compiling this list but all he does for Northeast trail running in general. Dude is the man! This episode can be filed under "Classic Jackassing". Would love to reiterate for the people in the back, and the people in the way back that this is not a "crew show" or a "gang show". I mean, having more than two people on a podcast...

Duration:02:29:42

144: The 2021 Western States 100 Download

7/3/2021
It's a Western States (done eastern style) kinda show! We have Scott and Sarah Slater joining us for a bit from their hotel room in Tahoe to give their side of the story, both as a crew/pacer and runner; augmented with Jimmy's tale of extended woe and countless resurrections from the broiler known as the Western States Trail. Jimmy's finish at WS100: https://youtu.be/ICBkRKCrTWY?t=33024 We’re on Spotify! https://open.spotify.com/show/44etXyR0WbJtmKRKrP7V6M We’re on iTunes! ...

Duration:02:33:15

143: Western States and Mount Washington

6/24/2021
Yes its actually happening! Our own Jimmy Mac is heading to Western States! We take a look at the runners from the Northeast who are heading there and hear Jimmy's plans to Par Tea! Evil Becky shares her story from the Mt Washington Road Race as she has an amazing time running up and then down Mt Washington. And Fred is streaking!

Duration:02:25:30

139: Gentleman Reservoir Dogs at the Fair

6/12/2021
We recorded this about three weeks ago and allegedly the sound is super shitty. But you needed this episode apparently, you damn completists! I think we talked about Fred's triumphant return to Three Days at the Fair in NJ and Jimmy talks about the race and his people at Six Hours at the Reservoir. Party time! Belated AF tho We’re on Spotify! https://open.spotify.com/show/44etXyR0WbJtmKRKrP7V6M We’re on iTunes! ...

Duration:02:18:15

142: The CUT 112 with Amy Hanlon and Howie Breinan

6/11/2021
Perseverance, dedication, fitness. That's what it takes to win the CUT 112, New England's most exclusive endurance event. There's a reason the vetting process for this is so tough; this is the race that eats its young but them spits them out on the side of the trail and has literally people curled up into a fetal position in a semi-catatonic state whimpering "mommy mommy mommy". Hear how Howie put on a masterclass in not only heat mitigation techniques but aid station efficiency and near...

Duration:02:40:06

141: Intro to the Extrovert is Real

6/11/2021
Do you even AMBIVERT bro?

Duration:01:27:36