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Episode 86: Nobody Gave A Monkey

5/17/2018
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The man who ran the 15,000 mile Forest Gump route across the United States Rob Pope joins us to talk about the run and what it was like to become the real life Forest Gump. Support this podcast by making a monthly pledge to our Patreon Page www.patreon.com/eastcoasttrailandultrapodcast You can also now buy ECTAU Gear! www.opportunity-center.com/store/new-designs/

Duration:01:12:18

Episode 85: We Couldn't Find A Mexican Flag

5/10/2018
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We recap a race that could be the most scenic 50k in the country, The Grayson Highlands 50k with winner Cera Jones and Shane Treadaway. Support this podcast by making a monthly pledge to our Patreon Page www.patreon.com/eastcoasttrailandultrapodcast You can also now buy ECTAU Gear! www.opportunity-center.com/store/new-designs/

Duration:01:15:03

Episode 84.5: Strolling With Some Guy Named Jim

5/7/2018
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In this episode you get to meet the Ploeckelmans after a hard day of crewing me, and we talk about one of the oldest Ultra's in the country with it's founder, Lazarus Lake, co-race director Steve Durbin, and a bunch more at the finish line of Strolling Jim, in Wartrace Tennessee. Support this podcast by making a monthly pledge to our Patreon Page www.patreon.com/eastcoasttrailandultrapodcast You can also now buy ECTAU Gear! www.opportunity-center.com/store/new-designs/

Duration:00:44:39

Episode 84: That Is Not Going To Happen

5/2/2018
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Zach Miller joins us to talk about his recent win at Hyner, leaving the Beast Coast and more. Amie Martin also joins us to talk about the trail and ultra scene in Michigan, her connection to the Flint water crisis, juggling, ect. Plus you have another chance to win an entry into the Sky to Summit 50k. Support this podcast by making a monthly pledge to our Patreon Page www.patreon.com/eastcoasttrailandultrapodcast You can also now buy ECTAU Gear! www.opportunity-center.com/store/new-designs/

Duration:01:14:16

Episode 83: Carving Poles

4/26/2018
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Jeff Bell joins us to talk about running ultras after heart surgery and recently completing the Outer Banks 200. We are also joined by Shannon Oakes who tells us all about her recent experience at the Hyner View Trail Challenge. We also talk about beer, safe sex, wimpy rock bands and more. Support this podcast by making a monthly pledge to our Patreon Page https://www.patreon.com/eastcoasttrailandultrapodcast You can also now buy ECTAU Gear!...

Duration:01:22:06

Episode 82: Two Pounds Under My Desk

4/20/2018
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Fresh off his finish at Umstead, the man himself Gordy Ainsleigh joins us to talk about starting the sport we all love when he ran the Western States Endurance Ride and if he could ever imagine how big the sport would become. Alex Ramsey also joins us during the middle of the 10 Day Sri Chinmoy race in Queens New York. Plus a chance to win entry into the Sky to Summit 50k! Support the podcast by making a monthly pledge on our patreon page. https://www.patreon.com/eastcoasttrailandultrapodcast

Duration:01:20:21

Episode 81: 26 Days Later And Still Not The Father

4/12/2018
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North Carolina's very own Peter Ripmaster joins us to talk about winning the 1000 mile Iditarod Trail Invitation. A brutal foot race through the Alaskan Wilderness that coincides with the legendary sled dog race. Support the podcast by making a monthly pledge on our Patreon page http://patreon.com/eastcoasttrailandultrapodcast

Duration:01:17:41

Episode 80: We Sold The Other Two For Beer Money

4/5/2018
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Bob Shebest joins us to talk about his incredible second place finish at the Georgia Death Race, being a Middle School math teacher, what they called him in the Navy and his love of the Rolling Stones. Canadian Ultra Runner Jodi Gallo talks about running in the South and is a very good sport about all our Canadian jokes. Support the podcast by making a pledge on our Patreon page www.patreon.com/eastcoasttrailandultrapodcast

Duration:01:35:38

Episode 79: GDR Preview (I forgot the catchy name that I was going to call it)

3/30/2018
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We preview the Georgia Death Race with Andrew Miller, Jason Greene, and more!

Duration:00:54:06

Episode 78 Part 2: Electric Boogaloo

3/27/2018
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If you are not all Barkley'd out take a listen to my chat with Maggie Guterl about her 2 laps at Frozen Head. Find out what she learned about the race, will she give it another go, and what is it going to take for a woman to finish The Barkley Marathons. Support the podcast by making a pledge on our Patreon page https://www.patreon.com/eastcoasttrailandultrapodcast

Duration:00:58:43

Episode 78: You Brought Yoga Pants To A Blizzard

3/25/2018
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Liz Canty joins us to talk about the craziness at this years Barkley fresh off her one loop of the course. We are also joined by the only person to ever finish the Georgia Death Race five times Pete Coleman to give you a little taste of what to expect this coming weekend. Support the podcast by making a pledge to our patreon page. https://www.patreon.com/eastcoasttrailandultrapodcast

Duration:01:18:46

Episode 77: GPS Is Like The IRS

3/19/2018
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Live from the Savage Gulf Marathon, one of the most beautiful and brutal trail marathons in the country. The race was started by and is completely staffed by Park Rangers in one of the most scenic areas in the state of Tennessee. We were live from the finish line of this hidden gem of a race and share some stories about how the race played out.

Duration:01:24:15

Episode 76: I Wanted To Quit 100 Times Out There

3/12/2018
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You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll cheer! Live from the finish line of the Land Between the Lakes 50 miler in Grand Rivers Kentucky. We chat with old friends and make some fascinating new ones. Support the podcast by making a monthly pledge to our Patreon page https://www.patreon.com/eastcoasttrailandultrapodcast

Duration:01:33:07

Episode 75: Don't Ever Ever Try This

3/6/2018
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Sean changes the race directing game forever, Tom Mueller shares some great stories from the early days of Ultra Running and we tackle some of the biggest issues on the Facebook page with Chantal Elmore. Plus we announce the winners of our shoe giveaway with Altra, Inov8 and La Sportiva. Support the podcast by making a monthly pledge to our Patreon page. https://www.patreon.com/eastcoasttrailandultrapodcast

Duration:01:22:52

Episode 74: So I Go Hang Out In The Steam Room

2/28/2018
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Sean joins us as he waits for Triple A to give him a tow after a long day of trail work and we talk about his recent run at the Mount Mitchell Challenge. Jason Green explains a recent major change to his appearance, and Sarah Ohm and her 10 year old son Ian join us to talk about running together and Ian completing his first marathon at Mount Mitchell at 10 years old! We also give you a chance to win shoes from Altra, La Sportiva or Inov8.

Duration:01:19:58

Episode 72.5 Natalie Strong

2/16/2018
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You voted Natalie Youtsey "East Coast Ultra Runner of the Year" and she joins us to share her story. A diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis started her running journey then a medical issue left her in the hospital for months and on an even longer road to recovery.

Duration:00:27:59

Episode 72: Slap Ass On The Pass

2/12/2018
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Recorded before, during, and after the Cloudland Canyon 50k in Georgia we tackle important issues, like what old people watch on TV, running in kilts, Sean's career as the morning announcement guy in High School and so much more. Enjoy.

Duration:00:46:35

Episode 71: I Used To Drag A Tire Around Town

2/6/2018
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What is race week life for a Race Director? Sean gives us an inside look. We are also joined by Peter Ripmaster who just finished the Arrowhead 135 in Minnesota and is preparing for a 1000 mile Ultra in Alaska that you may have never heard of but it could be the toughest footrace on Planet Earth. We talk about those races, training for them when you live in North Carolina and just life in general.

Duration:01:06:35

Episode 70: I Eat A Jar Of Almond Butter A Day

2/1/2018
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We talk about what to do when you come across an injured person in a race and the time that Sean was in a Metal band. Then Greg Armstrong join us. He is the man behind the Run4water charity and quite possibly the most fascinating man in Tennessee. We talk his wins at Vol State, switching from triathlons to Ultras, his unusual eating habits and the crazy story of what happen to him the last time he said a curse word, which was four year ago.

Duration:01:07:28

Episode 69: A Tale of Two Gingers

1/22/2018
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Do you plan out your year, or do you just wing it? We also talk to Rhea Loney about her recent 130 mile Fat Ass through Louisiana and what to do when you kids ask you about the number 69.

Duration:00:58:38

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