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Episode 143: The Only Ultra Nutrition Podcast You Need In Your Life

9/19/2019
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Annie Weiss answers your questions about nutrition on the most information packed podcast we have ever done. Support the podcast by making a monthly pledge to our Patreon page www.patreon.com/eastcoasttrailandultrapodcast

Duration:01:06:58

Episode 142: UTMBlown Quads

9/5/2019
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Aaron Saft and Darian Smith join us just hours after getting off the plane to share their amazing tale from UTMB. Support the podcast by making a monthly pledge to our Patreon page www.patreon.com/eastcoasttrailandultrapodcast

Duration:01:18:13

Episode 141: Anything Goes

8/28/2019
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Ryan, Jeff, and Sean chat with listeners on topics ranging from White Claw, all meat diets, training when life is busy, mattresses in boxes, craft beers, gingers with firearms and so much more! Support the podcast by making a monthly pledge to our Patreon page www.patreon.com/eastcoasttrailandultrapodcast

Duration:01:14:08

Episode 140: Buckle Up

8/22/2019
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Sean recaps the incredible UTE 100 and we chat with Harold Allen, a man who spent 10 years in prison, who discovered Ultra running after getting out. He talks about some of his epic runs like 31 marathons in 31 days and his love of pushing himself. Support the podcast by making a monthly pledge to our Patreon page www.patreon.com/eastcoasttrailandultrapodcast

Duration:01:00:27

Episode 139: He's Such A FK Tease

8/8/2019
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Josh Sanders had a chance encounter with an Ultra-Running legend that lead to his new found love of trail running and he has been on fire since. He has set numerous FKTs including the most 14ers peaked in 24 hours. Support the podcast by making a monthly pledge to our Patreon page www.patreon.com/eastcoasttrailandultrapodcast

Duration:00:54:04

Episode 138: Even If You Drop Your Pacer You Still Buy Them Beer

7/30/2019
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Christin Doneski recently won the 100k race at the Vermont 100. She joins us for a great conversation about why she waited 8 years between her first and second ultra, crewing and pacing your spouse, and winning a race in unusually brutal heat. Support the podcast by making a monthly pledge to our Patreon page www.patreon.com/eastcoasttrailandultrapodcast

Duration:01:00:11

Episode 137: Who The Hell Drinks Bubble Gum Vodka?

7/23/2019
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Having a couple of days to process his incredible finish at the Vol State 500k, Jeff Stafford stops by the home studio for a chat about the race, from training to the finish line. He also gives us some new bird calls, reviews "White Claw" hard seltzer water and talks about his days of dancing in German Discos. Ryan's wife even makes an appearance. Support the podcast by making a monthly pledge to our Patreon page www.patreon.com/eastcoasttrailandultrapodcast

Duration:01:09:19

Jeff Stafford Vol State Update 3

7/16/2019
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Jeff Stafford has less than 20 miles to go on the 314 mile Vol State course. Jeff checks in from the side of the road as he makes his final push to the rock!

Duration:00:21:12

Jeff Stafford Vol State Update 2

7/14/2019
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Everyone's favorite 65 year old ultra runner Jeff Stafford checks in live from the Vol State course on day 4 of this 314 mile race across the state of Tennessee. Find out how many miles he has put down, and what a day is like for a Vol State Runner.

Duration:00:06:33

Jeff Stafford Vol State Update 1

7/12/2019
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Jeff Stafford is just over a day into the Last Annual Vol State 500k. Find out how Jeff is doing, and how many miles he managed to do in the first 24 hours.

Duration:00:04:17

Episode 136: A Stupid Idea For A Good Cause

7/11/2019
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We check in with Jeff Stafford as he boards the bus to the starting line of the Last Annual Vol State 500k and give him an opportunity to explain why he though running across Tennessee in the middle of summer was a good idea. We also talk to Mike Russell, a very nice Canadian man who after a few months of 30 minute runs on a treadmill, decided to run across New Foundland. Support the podcast by making a monthly pledge to our Patreon page www.patreon.com/eastcoasttrailandultrapodcast

Duration:00:42:30

Episode 135: Good Day M8

7/3/2019
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The 8th place finisher at Western States Pat Reagan joins us to rundown his incredible race, and give us an insight into what it is like running one of the biggest races in the world at the front of the pack. Kyle Robidoux also joins us to talk about what went wrong in his attempt at being the first blind runner to finish Western States. If you are inspired by Kyle's story and would like to be a guide for a visually impaired runner, here is a great website that Kyle works with....

Duration:01:00:32

Episode 134: The Beasts Head West

6/26/2019
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We preview the Beast Coasters headed out west to run the Western States 100 with none other than Mr. Western States himself Andy Jones-Wilkins. Support the podcast by making a monthly pledge to our Patreon www.patreon.com/eastcoasttrailandultrapodcast

Duration:01:03:39

Episode 133: Team USA 24 Hour Team Special

5/29/2019
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Team USA 24 hour Team Coach Howard Nippert joins us to announce the 2019 team that will be competing in the World Championships in France this October. He also talks coaching and gives some great advice about how you can travel and run your best. Rich Riopel also joins us to talk about falling into a deep depression after the 2017 World Championships and how he learned not only to love running again,but to love himself. Support the podcast by making a monthly pledge to our Patreon page...

Duration:01:23:30

Episode 132: ECTAU Bingo!

5/24/2019
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Ryan, Sean, Jason Green and Andy Jones-Wilkins have some fun over the "ECTAU Bingo card listener Ryan Thorpe posted on the facebook page. You will learn a little and laugh a lot on this episode. Support the podcast by making a monthly pledge to our Patreon page www.patreon.com/eastcoasttrailandultrapodcast

Duration:00:58:33

Episode 131: The Couple That Runs Together Has Fun Together

5/17/2019
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Richard Cunningham signed he as his wife Donna for the Barkley Fall Classic on a whim a couple of years ago, they were not runners at the time. They ran and completed that first race together and it started a new hobby and years of running races across the Beast Coast, together, from start line to finish line. Richard and Donna joined us to talk about the joys and pains of sharing this strange hobby together. We also give you a chance to win an entry into the Chattanooga 50 or 100 miler....

Duration:00:53:25

Episode 130: When Your First Ever Race Is An Ultra

5/10/2019
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Jason Garris has never ran a race, like ever, but that all changed when he turned 40 and decided to run Strolling Jim for his very first race. Jason shares his amazing story and gives a perspective on the Ultra World from new eyes. Ron Moore also joins me to talk about finishing second man at the Grayson Highlands 50k and maintaining speed while approaching his 50th birthday. Support the podcast by making a monthly pledge to our Patreon page www.patreon.com/eastcoasttrailandultrapodcast

Duration:00:53:29

Episode 129: F@#k You To My Past

5/2/2019
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Tasha Holland talks with Ryan about going from being near death to completing some the most challenging Ultras on the Beast Coast. Tasha shares how she kept motivated during her journey and the lessons she learned along the way about life and running. She also shares some of the best trail races in West Virginia. Ryan also announces the winners of the entries to Sky To Summit and The Chattanooga 50/100 miler. Support the podcast by making a monthly pledge to our Patreon page...

Duration:01:08:24

Episode 128: A Love Letter To Hyner

4/25/2019
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We chat with Patrick Collins and Aaron Stredny about the biggest trail race in America, The Hyner View Trail Challenge. A race that boast over a thousand runners between the 25k and the 50k. We also talk about the need for more sub-ultra distance trail races and give you a chance to win entries into upcoming Run Bum Races. Support the podcast by making a monthly pledge to our Patreon page www.patreon.com/eastcoasttrailandultrapodcast

Duration:01:06:05

Episode 127: 11 Down, 32 to Go

4/18/2019
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On this episode we meet Billy Richards, a Veteran who has decided to try and run 43 100 milers in a single year, all while carrying an American Flag. Billy shares why he is doing this and some of his crazier endurance stories that he admits you should not try at home. I also chat with Co-RD of the Hellbender 100, Clay Warner, about the epic new Southern 100 that in it's second year continues to earn rave revues and a reputation for being one of the most beautiful and brutal hundos in the...

Duration:01:18:11