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A lighthearted conversation by trail, road, and ultra runners about their lives as runners and the issues that are interesting or important to them and guests of the show. TJM is meant to be a companion to you as you run. Think of us as your running partners on days when you just need some friends to get you out on an easy run. The show is composed of 10 segments, one for each mile, and every 10 minutes or so we move on to the next topic, to keep things interesting. Among the hosts' experience are ten 100-mile finishes, dozens of half and full marathons, plenty of 50-milers, and some speedy 5ks and a BQ (and a handful of DNFs). Scott Kummer is an attorney, doberman owner and quite possibly the most painstakingly average runner known to man. Scott has stumbled through numerous plus 4 and 5 hour marathons. He's DNF'ed the 150 mile, 100 mile, 50 mile and marathon distance. He was once kicked out of an ultra runing group due to allegations of cyber-bullying. He has a habit of offending people by accident while trying to help them. He is a co-founder of the Flatlander Ultrarunners in Chicagoland which has rapidly grown to over 600 members. He came up with the idea for Ten Junk Miles after becoming frustrated with hearing interview after interview of Scott Jurek and deciding that runners needed more: more discussions of bathroom breaks that went wrong, pacer stories from hell, DNF reports, stories of getting lost on the trail and other related matters. Tony Silvestri, father, husband, ultra runner, took up podcast production on a whim in 2015 to help out the show. Simply put, if Al Gore hadn't invented the internet, Tony would have. He can grill a pizza on an open flame. He can create (and end) long lasting friendships faster than you can say "turn over a new leaf." He's still waiting for that first 100. Sometimes he talks wayyyyy too much on the show but we overlook that, because it is a little known fact that he once stopped a coyote from attacking the gang with a cold dad stare. Amy Briggs was born with a piano atta

A lighthearted conversation by trail, road, and ultra runners about their lives as runners and the issues that are interesting or important to them and guests of the show. TJM is meant to be a companion to you as you run. Think of us as your running partners on days when you just need some friends to get you out on an easy run. The show is composed of 10 segments, one for each mile, and every 10 minutes or so we move on to the next topic, to keep things interesting. Among the hosts' experience are ten 100-mile finishes, dozens of half and full marathons, plenty of 50-milers, and some speedy 5ks and a BQ (and a handful of DNFs). Scott Kummer is an attorney, doberman owner and quite possibly the most painstakingly average runner known to man. Scott has stumbled through numerous plus 4 and 5 hour marathons. He's DNF'ed the 150 mile, 100 mile, 50 mile and marathon distance. He was once kicked out of an ultra runing group due to allegations of cyber-bullying. He has a habit of offending people by accident while trying to help them. He is a co-founder of the Flatlander Ultrarunners in Chicagoland which has rapidly grown to over 600 members. He came up with the idea for Ten Junk Miles after becoming frustrated with hearing interview after interview of Scott Jurek and deciding that runners needed more: more discussions of bathroom breaks that went wrong, pacer stories from hell, DNF reports, stories of getting lost on the trail and other related matters. Tony Silvestri, father, husband, ultra runner, took up podcast production on a whim in 2015 to help out the show. Simply put, if Al Gore hadn't invented the internet, Tony would have. He can grill a pizza on an open flame. He can create (and end) long lasting friendships faster than you can say "turn over a new leaf." He's still waiting for that first 100. Sometimes he talks wayyyyy too much on the show but we overlook that, because it is a little known fact that he once stopped a coyote from attacking the gang with a cold dad stare. Amy Briggs was born with a piano atta
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A lighthearted conversation by trail, road, and ultra runners about their lives as runners and the issues that are interesting or important to them and guests of the show. TJM is meant to be a companion to you as you run. Think of us as your running partners on days when you just need some friends to get you out on an easy run. The show is composed of 10 segments, one for each mile, and every 10 minutes or so we move on to the next topic, to keep things interesting. Among the hosts' experience are ten 100-mile finishes, dozens of half and full marathons, plenty of 50-milers, and some speedy 5ks and a BQ (and a handful of DNFs). Scott Kummer is an attorney, doberman owner and quite possibly the most painstakingly average runner known to man. Scott has stumbled through numerous plus 4 and 5 hour marathons. He's DNF'ed the 150 mile, 100 mile, 50 mile and marathon distance. He was once kicked out of an ultra runing group due to allegations of cyber-bullying. He has a habit of offending people by accident while trying to help them. He is a co-founder of the Flatlander Ultrarunners in Chicagoland which has rapidly grown to over 600 members. He came up with the idea for Ten Junk Miles after becoming frustrated with hearing interview after interview of Scott Jurek and deciding that runners needed more: more discussions of bathroom breaks that went wrong, pacer stories from hell, DNF reports, stories of getting lost on the trail and other related matters. Tony Silvestri, father, husband, ultra runner, took up podcast production on a whim in 2015 to help out the show. Simply put, if Al Gore hadn't invented the internet, Tony would have. He can grill a pizza on an open flame. He can create (and end) long lasting friendships faster than you can say "turn over a new leaf." He's still waiting for that first 100. Sometimes he talks wayyyyy too much on the show but we overlook that, because it is a little known fact that he once stopped a coyote from attacking the gang with a cold dad stare. Amy Briggs was born with a piano atta

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Episodes

Gang Show 116 - Camille Herron

10/17/2019
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Join Scotty, Adam, Holly, guest host Conor Holt, and guest Camille Herron for Ten Junk Miles in which they discuss: what's new and exciting with Camille, her upcoming Hennepin 50K and 24 Hour Wold Championships, new gels from Unived (the Camille Herron gel!!) world records, the Hoka Carbon project, USTAF records, we get packages, Camille has halved each of our slowest distance performances, step challenge cheaters, drug testing, WADA, Spartan Events, and much much more. Learn more about...

Duration:02:19:31

Long Run 89 - Judge Jill Karofsky

10/11/2019
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Join Scotty and Judge Jill Karofsky for a one on one discussion about her life in running, her path to judge, her path to becoming an ultra runner, what it's like to campaign, issues that matter to her, and a hole lot more. Toss a few dollars at her campaign if you can. It's always nice to have trail runners in important government positions, no? https://www.jillforjustice.com This episode is brought to you by our partners. We have all kinda of companies that either support us or give us a...

Duration:01:37:37

Gang Show 115 - Chiowa With The Michaels

10/4/2019
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Join Scotty, Adam and Holly for a birthday podcast with the Michaels from the Chiowa podcast where we discuss each of the Michaels, Elevation Trail is back! Dead pool, Strava shoutouts, race shirts, bring safe while running, Laz smoking, and most importantly, Gabe's allowance. Check out Chiowa here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/chiowa/id1249073375 This episode brought to you by Hemp Daddys CBD products: listen for a special offer in the episode. http://hempdaddys.com Website: ...

Duration:02:20:00

Long Run 88 - Chirine Njeim

9/26/2019
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Join Scotty, Adam and Holly for a very special long run with Chirine Njeim (and husband Ronnie), a four time olympian in both winter (skiing) and summer games (marathon). She's a 2:39 marathoner that lives and trains in Chicago (though originally from Lebanon. We learn about her life in running, growing up in Lebanon, what it's like to be in the olympics, training for an olympic qualifying marathon, and much much more. Really cool stuff with a really cool person and a very different kind of...

Duration:02:26:30

Gang Show 114 - Hawk 100 Special

9/20/2019
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Join Scotty, Adam and Holly for a recap of Holly's 100 mile finish at the Hawk 100!! We check in with RD's Sherrie Klover and Ami Weidler-Hyten, A check in with Dustin about his new Xoskin clothes, Packages and much much more! This episode brought to you by Xoskin: www.xoskin.us listen carefully.....there's a valuable discount code in the episode!! Website: http://www.tenjunkmiles.com/ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/tenjunkmiles Twitter:...

Duration:02:13:39

Long Run 87 - Rob Goyen

9/13/2019
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Rob Goyen is a really interesting person in the world of trail and ultra running. From running in the Copper Canyons to putting on a series of amazing races to making shirts and putting on a podcast, Rob does it all. He has an interesting story and path to running and a fresh perspective on the sport. This was a long time in the making and well worth it. Really cool stuff. Learn more about Trail Racing Over Texas: http://www.trailracingovertexas.com No Fine Print Clothing Co:...

Duration:03:13:48

Gang Show 113 - Pete D'Amico

9/5/2019
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Join Scotty, Adam, Holly, Rachel and Pete D'Amico. Pete is a runner and podcaster (Fatman Chronicles) who just finished his first 50K. We discuss Pete's life and running, his podcast, limits on packages, LaToya Snell and Hoka, a rabbit stuck in the fence, pasties, mix tapes, Adam's performance at the dome and proportionate midgets, Starve Shoutouts, Deadpool and much much more! This episode brought to you by Hemp Daddys CBD products: listen for a special offer in the episode....

Duration:02:17:19

Long Run 86 - Jennifer Pharr Davis

8/29/2019
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Join Scotty and one of the greatest female hikers of all time, author, hiker, ultra runner and just super human being, Jennifer Pharr Davis. Scott and Jennifer talk about her life in running, her AT hikes including her FKT, other hikes, her transition to family life, her books including her most recent book "The Pursuit of Endurance: Harnessing the Record Breaking Power of Strength and Resilience," the role of God in her endurance life, changes in the hiking and ultra Cene over the...

Duration:02:05:08

Gang Show 112 - Dustin Canestorp

8/22/2019
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Join Scotty, Holly, Adam and Dustin Canestorp for Ten Junk Miles in which we discuss Dustin's life in running, his military service, his involvement with the Band of Runners and the MURCA ultra team. We tae a bunch of bonk calls including a few from Rooster the Reporter, we open a ton of AWESOME packages. Seriously, thanks. Deadpool, Patreon, a little more Badger talk and much much more. Check out and support Operation run for Their Lives:...

Duration:01:53:39

Long Run 85 - Andrea Feucht

8/16/2019
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Join Scotty and Andrea Feucht for a long run where they discuss Andrea’s life in running, her progression to running trail 100 milers (including 3 Hardrock 100 finishes!) her long history and board membership with Hardrock, changes in the ultra scene over the years, her approach to running and training and how it has evolved over the years, life, and much much more. Check out her blog at: trailnerd.net This episode is sponsored in part by PATH projects...the best clothes for men to run in,...

Duration:02:58:43

Gang Show 111 - Cass Tinkoff

8/9/2019
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Join Scotty, Adam, Holly, Rachel, guest hosts Denise and Tammy, and special guest host Cass Tinkoff (all the way from sunny Florida!) for ten junk miles which includes: Cass's life in running and how she went from marathon to 100 miles in like 2 days :), a cool insight into several Florida races you might not know about, tales from the Badger Trail Races from behind the scenes, aid station tips, a check in with Holly from the Bigfoot 200, dead pool, starve shoutouts, bidets, Patreons, and...

Duration:02:22:26

Long Run 84 - Mary Katherine Ham

7/31/2019
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I can't believe how fortunate I was to be able to interview CNN contributor, journalist, commentator, editor, author and all-around inspiring person Mary Katherine Ham about her complicated relationship with running, her life, overcoming tragedy, her really, really good book "end of Discussion: How the Left’s Outrage Industry Shuts Down Debate, Manipulates Voters, and Makes America Less Free, and just about anything else that came up. She's a delight. I think there's something for everyone...

Duration:01:38:05

Gang Show 110 - Tammy Heilings and Digger the Hermit Crab

7/25/2019
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Join Scotty, Holly, Adam and special guest host Tammy Heilings for Ten Junk Miles where they discuss: what's new and exciting with Tammy, we call Jessie McClurg and Jason Green to hear about an exciting new 120 mile race in the PNW called "The Devil's Gulch" (ultra signup: http://ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did=69800 ). Jason tells us the story of Digger the Hermit Crab, we discuss Scotty's bike, superheroes, Scotty's 23 & Me Results, We get packages from Ron Watson and Speedy Deliveries,...

Duration:02:19:25

Long Run 83 - Jason Husveth

7/18/2019
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Join Scotty and Jason Husveth for a long, deep, one on one discussion of his life and running, his work with plants, winter ultras, recovery and Thismia Americana. Very cool stuff. This interview was conducted in the breakfast buffet area of Arrowhead 135 the night before the race started. It took a while to get produced because Jason wanted to add a bit at the end. Learn more about Thismia Americana here:...

Duration:03:04:39

Gang Show 109 - Meet the Badger Runners with Denise Sauriol

7/11/2019
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Join Scotty, Rachel, Adam, Holly and special guest host Denise Sauriol for ten junk miles in a show where we reach out to some interesting people running the Badger Trail Races to hear their story. And so much more. Billy Richards - is going for the record for the most 100 milers in a year. And he carries a American flag for his entire race. Bob Coolidge - former pro boxer and Marine is tackling his first 100K, in spite of a heart attack earlier this year. Cinder Wolff - Crew hall of fame...

Duration:02:36:07

Long Run 82 - Dr. Tim Noakes

7/2/2019
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Join Scotty and Dr. Tim Noakes for a long one on one discussion about Dr. Noakes' life in running, the world of exercise science, nutrition, his books, his foundation and everything else that could be crammed in. Note: This episode is meant as general information only and none of the advice or information provided should be considered medical advice by D. Noakes. Noakes Foundation Books by Dr. Noakes: Lore of Running...

Duration:01:27:52

Gang Show 108 - Gio DiDomenico

6/27/2019
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Join Scotty, Holly, Rachel, Adam and special guest (who brought the beer) Gio DiDomenico (cameo by Dovi) for ten junk miles where they discuss his life in running, the Badger Trail updates, running on vacation, 23 & me, peeing on the trail, listener emails, Comrades, Western States predictions, DNF's, Injuries, self identifying as a runner, Traci Falbo's injury blog post, a gift from the Hoadleys, One Star Reviews, the tragic death of Beth Chapman (congrats Scotty) and much much more!! This...

Duration:02:02:34

Long Run 81 - Pamela Jane Kirby

6/6/2019
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join Scotty and Pamela Jane Kirby for a long run that goes everywhere....from Pamela's running store the Austin Trail Running Company, to her life in running, her background in history and music, and just plain old life stuff. It has something for everyone and anyone interested in life. This episode brought to you by Xoskin: www.xoskin.us listen carefully.....there's a valuable discount code in the episode!! This episode also brought to you by the best, pure vitamin around - Pure Vitamin...

Duration:03:13:07

Gang Show 107 - Jen Birkner and the Gang

6/5/2019
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Join Scotty, Holly, Adam, guest host Alex Bleiweiss and guest, Jen Birkner for 10 junk miles in which we discuss Jen's life in running, how she was one of the first people Scotty met in the ultra world, Towel Streaks, changing in public, DNF awards, Packages from Camille and others, handing emotions post race, the Keys 100, Free Solo, Bing Cocktails, and we finally give away the free tunnel hill entry!!! This episode brought to you by Xoskin: www.xoskin.us listen carefully.....there's a...

Duration:02:20:37

Long Run 80 - Tales from the Iditerod 350

6/5/2019
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Join Scotty, Dan Slater, Paul Schlage and Jeff "Roach to the coach" Rock for a in depth review of their time on the Iditerod trail. Hear about the race from three perspectives. Lessons learned. Experiences. Friendship. Takeaways. This show has it all. This episode brought to you by Xoskin: www.xoskin.us listen carefully.....there's a valuable discount code in the episode!! This episode also brought to you by the best, pure vitamin around - Pure Vitamin Club. Get on the monthly pill program...

Duration:02:42:22