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Finding Connection on and off the trail The goal of the podcast is to capture these deep conversations and share the stories of ultra runners and adventurers, with a focus on telling female athletes stories. Conversations that go beyond running to explore what it means to push your limits, seek adventure and find connection out on the trail. The guests and their stories will inspire you and hopefully empower you to find your own adventure and tell your own story

Finding Connection on and off the trail The goal of the podcast is to capture these deep conversations and share the stories of ultra runners and adventurers, with a focus on telling female athletes stories. Conversations that go beyond running to explore what it means to push your limits, seek adventure and find connection out on the trail. The guests and their stories will inspire you and hopefully empower you to find your own adventure and tell your own story
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Finding Connection on and off the trail The goal of the podcast is to capture these deep conversations and share the stories of ultra runners and adventurers, with a focus on telling female athletes stories. Conversations that go beyond running to explore what it means to push your limits, seek adventure and find connection out on the trail. The guests and their stories will inspire you and hopefully empower you to find your own adventure and tell your own story

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English

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Episodes

Ep 15: Amber Konikow: From the Boxing Ring to Ultrarunning and her recent experience at Tahoe 200 miler

9/21/2018
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Amber Konikow has been a nurse for 21 years. She is the former Canadian Champion in Boxing for 2007 and 2008 and World Boxing Bronze Medalist. She discovered ultra running after boxing and since then has won the Haliburton 100 miler, competing in multi stage races around the world and recently attempted the Tahoe 200 miler.

Duration:01:22:25

Episode 14: Gina Lucrezi

9/14/2018
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We discuss Gina's transition from speedy track runner to mountain runner, coming 5th at CCC and running Western States. Gina is the founder of Trail Sisters website. We discuss the history of women in running, representation in media and recognition for the women's competition at races.

Duration:01:01:13

Episode 13: Mary Lou Corino

9/7/2018
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My name is Marylou Corino. I am 40 years old and have been an elementary teacher for the last 14 years. I ran in elementary and highschool and occasionally in university. In 2006, I decided on a whim to run a half marathon and it was horrible. But I wasn’t done with running. I thought maybe with some guidance and proper training I could run a half much better and maybe even a marathon - a bucket list item. I signed up for a running clinic and ran my first Marathon in 2007 - I was hooked. I...

Duration:01:10:29

Episode 12: Michelle Barton

8/31/2018
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Michelle Barton shares her love of trail and ultra running running. We talk about her career spanning over the last decade. Including over 80 wins, 5 overall wins and multiple course records. We talk about her recent experience at the Canadian Death Race and Sinister 7,

Duration:01:09:45

Episode 11: Jenn Walker

8/24/2018
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My interest in Ultra Running started in 2009 while working in London, England as a Sports Massage Therapist. There, I treated all sorts of athletes, but my Ultra Runners were my favourite. Instead of talking about results, split times and nutritional science, we talked about “the journey”, “the lessons”, and alllll the FUN things they got to eat! I was intrigued, and so 7 years later I decide to give it a go for myself (essentially, I wanted whatever juice they were drinking), and my Ultra...

Duration:01:03:00

Heather Morgan

8/17/2018
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Heather Morgan has lived life fully immersed in the realities of disability in herself and her family, but has never really let that stop her. Among other things she uses a specially designed racing wheelchair and the assistance of able-bodied runners (especially her husband) to compete in 5K, 10K and half marathon distances. Her first triathlon will be later this month! Heather is a life coach specializing in issues relating to partnered relationships and parenting especially when those...

Duration:01:16:21

Lizzy Hughes

8/10/2018
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Lizzy Hughes is a 22 year old ultra runner from Waterloo, Ontario. She first started running in high school to lose some weight and gain some fitness. Soon after she was running marathons, and by 19 she had run her first 100 miler. Since then she has completed some of the toughest ultra marathons, including Fat Dog 120 miler, and Bigfoot 200 miler. This year she will be heading to Utah for the Moab 240 miler.

Duration:00:59:25

Rhonda Marie Part 2- Bonus Episode

8/3/2018
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We catch up with Rhonda Marie Parke after her amazing journey at the Vol State Race. Rhonda ran 314 miles across the state of Tennessee. She is legally blind and took on this incredible challenge unguided.

Duration:00:56:30

Clay Williams

7/25/2018
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Clay Williams is a 58 year old Manitoba born father of two living in Elmira Ontario with his wife of 37 years. He manages the Engineering Department of a manufacturing company in Kitchener and has worked in Northern Ontario, Germany and South Carolina. Clay’s extensive running career started by running with a friend in 2003 to “get in shape”, and progressed to running the Canal Pursuit for Mental Health, a 785 km run along two of Canada’s longest canals. Clay lost his two oldest brothers to...

Duration:00:58:09

Marcy Barbaro

7/25/2018
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Marcy Barbaro is a passionate writer, speaker, 500-hour yoga teacher and fitness enthusiast. She is also currently the Education Coordinator at Bliss Ann Green Yoga, a Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga School in Barrie, Ontario. In the past 5 years, Marcy has adopted a whole food, plant-based diet as a way of optimizing her health, and challenging traditional (and Marcy believes inaccurate) opinions around aging. If you're looking for a fun and honest perspective on raising the vibrations of the...

Duration:01:05:05

Rhonda Marie Parke-Part 1

7/25/2018
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We chat about Rhonda's adventures on the Bruce Trail, the Barkley Marathons and her upcoming adventure at the Vol State. 500+ km running across the state of Tennessee in the heat of July, unguided. Keep your eyes open for part 2 as we chat to Rhonda about her adventures in Tennessee. Rhonda-Marie Parke is a legally blind disability sports advocate. Ten years of adventuring in running, long swimming, tandem biking and generating general havoc to the typical accepted norms of ‘sport’ have...

Duration:00:52:57

Laurie Hunt

7/25/2018
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Laurie Hunt is the founder of the More-In-Me Movement, an initiative she established because she wants to get women moving - literally - towards what they say they want in life, work and family. To discover their ‘more-in-me’ and make what may seem inconceivable a reality. “I believe we all have more in us. We have untapped internal resources that we may not even know exist. When we take on a project, goal or dream that moves us out of our comfort zone, we discover that we do in fact have...

Duration:01:05:12

Chantal Warriner

7/25/2018
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Meet Chantal Warriner. Chantal lives in Barrie, ON. She has been a competitive athlete for two decades, now specializing in ultra trail running. She loves to run and her dedication and passion for ultra running is demonstrated through her career highlights which include 2x 100 Mile Finishes, 2017 Women's Bruce Trail FKT record, OCAA Hall of Famer, 2016 Women’s Relay Bruce Trail FKT record, and 2nd Place Oilcreek 100k finisher, to name a few. When not running, Chantal Warriner is a mother of...

Duration:00:51:39

Andrea Löw

7/25/2018
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Andrea Löw 44, holds a PhD in history and works at a research institute in Munich (Germany). Running is her passion and during the last years, she finished many ultraraces, some multi-stages-races included, so she finished the Sahara Race in Namibia 2017, the ULtra Africa Race in Mozambique 2017 and the Ultra Asia Race in Vietnam 2018. Very soon she will be running the Gobi March in Mongolia. She writes about her running adventures in her blog www.runninghappy.de and is also writing a book...

Duration:01:06:23

Melanie Boultbee

7/25/2018
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We talk about Mel's recent adventure at the Big Horn 100 mile race in Wyoming Melanie is a trail and ultrarunner. 50Miles is her favourite distance but she also enjoys the challenges of 100Miles. She has been running for 24 years, mostly road races and switched to trail running in 2010. When she is not running, she enjoys reading, yoga, trying new beers, and cooking & baking. She is a grade 8 teacher/ coach of the cross-country and track teams at her school.

Duration:00:31:25