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East Coast Trail and Ultra Podcast

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Episode 61: DNFsGiving

Mike Brake and Toni Lawrimore join us to talk about their the dreaded DNF's that they have faced while running and we chat a bit about Thanksgiving. Gobble gobble.

Duration: 01:03:57

Episode 60: Dipping Potato Chips In Butter

Camille Herron joins us to talk about setting the new World Record for fastest 100 miler at the Tunnel Hill 100 in Vienna Il. We also talk about her love of chasing animals, beer, and junk food.

Duration: 01:04:40

Episode 59: Madness at Pinhoti

I took a handheld recorder out to the Pinhoti 100 miler in Alabama and talked to some folks at the race up until mile 41 where I kicked into crew and pacer mode. This is really a different podcast from what we usually do but I hope you enjoy it. Listen for Karl and Cheryl Meltzer, Liz Canty, Aaron Saft, Anthony Nasser, Kurt Schilling, Jason Green and even Jackie Merrit and even the Blanton.

Duration: 00:45:29

Episode 58: Can We Talk About My Weiner....... Dog?

Pat Reagan joins us to talk about his impressive win at the Javelina 100. He ran it in 13 hours and 1 minute and it was his first 100 miler!

Duration: 00:46:46

Episode 57: Cheese and Black Licorice

Guillaume Calmettes joins us to talk about his amazing performance the Big Backyard Ultra and we chat a bit about tapering.

Duration: 00:51:48

Episode 56: Dicka, Dicka, Dicka

We talk about Trekking Poles, when to use them and how to train with them. We also talk to Patrick Caron fresh off his amazing run at the Night Train clocking one of the fastest 100 mile times of 2017.

Duration: 00:44:42

Episode 55: Anything Goes Volume 1

Ryan, Sean and Jeff take your calls and we cover everything from Blackberry Brandy, salt tabs, baby goats and cheap corner store beer.

Duration: 01:18:29

Episode 54: Turtling Is A Serious Issue

Sean is back and we talk about $120 virtual races, marathon wardrobe malfunctions, the perfect distance for aid stations and race photographer Gregg Gelmis talks about hauling 20 pounds of gear through the woods to get the perfect photo of you looking epic.

Duration: 00:53:36

Episode 53: Some People Ran With Syrup Bottles Back Then

In 1986 he was the first person to complete the "Grand Slam" completing the Old Dominion 100, Western States, Leadville and Wasatch in one year. Then a freak accident a couple of years ago left him in a coma. Tom Green joins us to talk about the road to recovery and finishing the Yeti 100 after some people said he might never run again.

Duration: 01:07:19

Episode 52: Just Plug Your Nose And Do It

Ultra runner and dietitian Annie Weiss talks about nutrition during races and why you should skip the whole wheat bread and go for a twinkie. John Taylor joins us to talk about his recent finish of his 100th 100 mile ultra and what he has learned over 12 years on the trail.

Duration: 01:20:18

Episode 51: I Just Love The Idea of Ring Pops

Scott Gregor talks about winning the Barkley Fall Classic and how he plans to prepare for the Big Barkley and Jason Green talks about getting everything ready for the upcoming Yeti 100 miler. Skype was being a little fussy when we recorded so I apologize for the audio issues in spots.

Duration: 00:51:24

Episode 50: Making Your Race Day Perfect

As part of the MUT podcasts "syncro-cast" Kurt Schilling and Karen Jackson join Jeff Stafford and Ploeckelman to talk about things you can do to make your race day perfect.

Duration: 01:09:09

Episode 49: The Bomb I Dropped in Finland

Andy Jones-Wilkins, Avery Collins and Sabrina Stanley interview some guy named Ryan Ploeckelman about his recent finish at the Superior 100 and Superior Race Director John Storkamp joins us to talk about RDing one of the oldest 100 in the country.

Duration: 01:15:29

Episode 48: Eastern States, Leadville, Shawnee Hills

Amanda Iannello talks about her summer triple, running Eastern States, then Leadville the next weekend, then running the Shawnee Hills 100k the weekend after that.

Duration: 00:31:29

Episode 47: Ride Me Like A Wet Horse

Dave Meeth joins us to talk about training for Leadville in the flat lands of Kansas, and Rock/Creek racer Daniel Lucas talks about stepping away from racing for a couple a years and getting back in the game at the Fat Dog 120 in Canada.

Duration: 01:49:13

Episode 46: Ninja Warrior Messed Up My Face

Anthony Nasser joins us to talk about finishing the grueling Eastern States 100 just weeks after surgery to repair a broken face and CB Thompson aka "Pops" shares some trail stories with us, and we also announce the winners from last week's contest.

Duration: 01:04:49

Episode 45: Cranky Runner, Endless Waiting

Jeanette Maas and Jeff Stafford joins us on this episode where we focus on crewing and pacing. We also encourage Janette to finish an entire bottle of wine during the podcast and tell you how you can win an entry into the Georgia Death Race, Stump Jump 50k, Sky to Summit 50k, Yeti 50 miler or a pair of La Sportiva Shoes.

Duration: 01:11:34

Episode 44: Fingering My Mace

Shenoa Creer joins us to talk about the ups and downs of the Vol State 500k and the creepers that tried to pick her up on the course. Michelle Pratt also joins us to talk about her recent victory at the Escarpment Trail run in New York and preparing to balance running and Grad School.

Duration: 00:58:59

Episode 43: Double Steep As Sh!t

John Kilpatrick joins us to talk about his recent Vermont 100 finish and how he had to make a starting line decision after not being able to get out of bed the week before the race. Then we talk to Ryan Meulemans from Chattanooga who was the 33rd person to kiss the rock at this year's Hardrock 100.

Duration: 01:01:08

Episode 42: I Have Zero F@#ks To Give

Sean is back and tells us tales of his race in Switzerland and gives us a really good idea for racing. Connie Gardner joins us to talk about her recent win at the Canal Corridor 100 miler and her long successful ultra career. We also talk to Ben Nephew about a big win at a race that Ryan can't pronounce and running on really technical trails. We also get Matt Lipsy's top secret training plan for running hills.

Duration: 01:21:50

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