Francesca Muccini has run—and won–Vol State before but her performance this year at the Lazarus Lake event has been called one of the greatest multi day performances of all time. In this interview, Francesca–originally from Italy–describes her meticulous training on the roads and the gym and how she focused for …
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Pam Reed has run ninety six 100 milers and finished 50+ Ironman triathlons. She’s set the record for 24 hours on the track, and won–outright–Badwater two times. Most impressive to many was her 2015 Western/Hardrock/Badwater triple. All three of those events occur within one month. Woof! In this interview, we …
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Leah Yingling joins me to talk about growing up with 3 competitive sister and how she found her way to the trails in the Wasatch Range.
Also, gear reviews from our new reviewer Lydia!
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Jason Hardrath is the King of West Coast FKTs. How and why did he transition from triathlons to solo pursuits in the mountains?
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Meredith June Edwards battled a mysterious health problem until she finally found an answer. Now she's in great shape with nowhere to race!
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Ellie Pell has had success in trail ultras and recently ran in the Olympic Marathon Trials in Atlanta. How'd it go, and what's next for this native New Yorker?
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For those who use Twitter to get their ultramarathon and trail news, you’re likely familiar with SteeltownRunner. He adds to conversations with civil, salient, and smart commentary about some of the obscure races, records, and athletes from our sport. Behind the online moniker is Paul, a guy originally from Pennsylvania …
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Ryan Haebe went from top collegiate runner with an OTQ to someone fighting for his life. Then he won a 55k last year in Arizona and it got me thinking if we'll see his passion and fierce talent on the MUT scene any time soon.
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Bethany Patterson started her running career when she took David Horton’s ultramarathon class back in 1999. (Here’s our interview with the good doc from 2013.) From his class, she learned where to run, how to run, and he supported her throughout her upcoming races around the country. Here’s a great …
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Grayson Murphy has made a big name for herself in just a few short weeks. What will 2020 bring to this mountain runner from Utah?
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No American has even stood on the podium at Grand Raid Reunion Island (and Diagonale des Fous.) The notoriously difficult hundred miler in the India Ocean has seen greats like Andrea Huser, Nathalie Mauclair, Nuria Picas, Kilian Jornet, and Francois d’Haene work for wins, but Americans have had a tough …
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Inspired and motivated by his late brother, Michael Ortiz set off on an audacious goal last year…run a hundred miler each weekend for a year. Could it be done? Could he handle not just the running, but the logistics and travel of such a big project? Now throw in a …
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Jessica Hewitt joins me to talk about how she lost her trail running mojo, and what steps she took to get it back. Great follow up to her recent post in Trail Sisters.
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Two weeks ago he stopped drinking, quit his job, and started a website about ultra trail running, parenthood, and the outdoors. Many of us wish we could take that proverbial jump...Chase Parnell and Nikki did it and are living it right now. Here's there story.
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Michael Carson lives and works in Phoenix Arizona and trains on flat canal paths, treadmills, and an indoor spin bike. Two weeks ago he took this training to the notoriously tough Mogollan Monster 100 miler and came away with a podium win. So how’d he do it? I asked Michael …
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Author Jared Beasley joins me to talk about his new book, which chronicles the incredible life and times of ultra legend Al Howie.
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Wookie Kim started out his weekend like many of us do. He’d planned a fun run in Colorado’s Maroon Bells with a buddy and they’d given themselves 12 hours to finish the 27 mile loop. All was going well, until fit hit the shan. Faced with an excruciating headache that …
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Earlier this summer, Zach Violett ducked away to Andorra for a month–his goal being a good finish at the notoriously difficult and beautiful Ronda dels Cims 105 miler. In this interview, we talk about his training and execution of the race (he, ahem, negative split the darn thing) and he …
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Carol Seppilu survived a gun-related suicide attempt at 16yo and went thru some dark times. Then she found ultra trail running and has some incredible stories to share.
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Ever wondered what it takes to start a podcast? What kind of equipment is needed, what level of tech knowledge is necessary, and how and why guests are booked? Some hosts focus on accomplishments, some on deeper stories, and some avoid controversy while others take on big issues. This past …
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