How to Make Your Race Day Perfect
BONUS EPISODE - How to Make Your Race Day Perfect Part of the MUT Syncrocast Series We welcome our special guest co-host Eric Whittington to the show. Eric is an Army veteran of 10 years, an avid triathlete with 3 Ironman finishes, cyclist, and ultra runner. Eric joins us just 2 days after completing the Mid-West Super Slam. He was only 1 of 4 finishers this year. Before jumping into our round table discussion we talk with Eric about ice cream (Did Andy just invent a new flavor of...
Sub Thirty Club EP40
Welcome to the show Andy Aubin,Therese Schweyer,William Baez from The Sub 30 Club. The Sub 30 Club was originally started in April of 2012 when Ted Spiker, contributor to Runner’s World and the man behind The Big Guy Blog on runnersworld.com, set out on a quest to break 30 min in a 5K. This represented a “challenging but doable” goal for him at the time, being a middle- to back- of–the-pack runner. He put the word out through his blog to see if anybody else might want to join him in his...
Kelly and Harvey- EP39
Superman Harvey Lewis has been with us previously on the podcast. (Episode 25) Since that time he competed in his 4th 24 Hour World Championships representing Team USA, had a dramatic podium finish at Badwater 135, and visited a few countries along the way. We also have with us WonderWoman, his fiancee, Kelly Odell. Kelly didn’t start running until she was in her 30s. She has since gone to run multiple marathons and ultras. She has been a pacer for the Flying Pig Marathon as well other...
Mikkel Becker-Gone to the Dogs EP38
Mikkel Becker is the lead animal trainer for fearfreepets.com and was the resident trainer at Vetstreet.com. Mikkel is the co-author of six books, including the upcoming book From Fearful to Fear Free. She specializes in reward-based training and behavior modification for dogs and cats. But, she’s also worked with a variety of animal species, including training work with orangutans and pigs. Mikkel is a Karen Pryor Certified Training Partner, a Certified Behavior Consultant Canine, a...
Gary (Laz) Cantrell, Steve Durbin, & Naresh Kumar EP37
Gary (Laz) Cantrell, Steve Durbin from Durbin Race Management, and Naresh Kumar join us for our 1 year anniversary! What was suppose to be an in-depth interview turned into a good old fashion B.S. session. So sit back, grab your favorite beverage and be a fly on the wall as you listen to some great stories from some legends of Ultra Running. Crystal and Stephen announce their lofty race schedule for 2018. Steve Durbin: Durbin Race Management Mention Heartland Running to receive a...
Dr. David Jones Mental Health and Running EP36
Dr. David B. Jones has been in private practice as a counselor for over 30 years and has been a runner for over 40 years. He is a consulting therapist with Three Oaks Behavioral Health, a partial hospitalization program treating all types of psychological issues in Ridgeland, MS. . In his own life and the lives of his patients, He has been very aware of the healing effects of running. On top of that he hosts a podcast called Running to Mental Health. Links of interest from the...
Coree Woltering From Track to Trails and Everything in Between EP35
Coree Woltering is a professional trail/ultra runner for inov-8 and Down To Run. He enjoys racing any distance on any surface. 2016 was a breakout year for Coree, running personal records from 5k to 50 miles. With the biggest highlight of 2016 running 5:30:15 for 50 miles at Tunnel Hill. It ended up being the second fastest 50-mile time in North America for the year. Coree wasn’t always a distance runner. He ran track in his school days and flirted with triathlons for a few years but...
Josh Sprague-Orange Mud EP33
Orange Mud founder and CEO Josh Sprague returns to the show. We dive right in talking about Josh going after the Leadman badge of honor by completing several Leadville cycling and running events this year. Next up we get into the motivation behind starting the Orange Mud Adventure Channel Lastly we discuss all the new and exciting gear coming from Orange Mud. Heartland Running: Heartlandrunning.com Facebook Group Instagram Strava Club Save 20% on SWORD Performance Products by using...
Catching Up EP32
No guests co-host this episode. Crystal, Andy, and Stephen take some time to catch-up on their upcoming races, training, and some gear updates. Heartland Running: Heartlandrunning.com Facebook Group Instagram Strava Club Save 20% on SWORD Performance Products by using discount code: HEARTLANDRUNNER at checkout Voicemail: 417-319-1060 A special thank you goes out to The Ozark Mountain Daredevils for allowing us to use their music on the show.
Denise Bourassa (making the boys cry) EP31
We got to meet Denise (aka tinydbo) at Run Under The Stars . She was a machine and won the women’s race and set a new course record with 66 miles in 10 hours. And by the way she did this only 2 weeks after winning The North Face Endurance Challenge 80K in Costa Rica. Her love for trails and the ultra distances began in 2008. This passion has given Denise both athletic and interpersonal growth. Ultra Running has touched her mind, body and spirit in the unique way that only Ultra Running can...
Run with the Heard EP30
Last Horse Runners is a community of runners from all paces and places - including the runners in the middle and the back of the pack. There are others who will cater to the elites, cater to crazy gains, cater to gingers. Last Horse Runners represents the slow, the tired, the best dressed, We run not because we are immensely gifted, but because we enjoy it. We flirt with time cutoffs and people at the aid station. Last Horse Runners: website Facebook Instagram Heartland Running:...
PT2 A Story Worth Telling EP29
Part 2 of a 2 part recording with the amazing Naresh Kumar. Naresh was born in a very poor area of India and fought to get a scholarship to university. After graduation he came to the United States for a high profile Silicon Valley career. It was in the States that Naresh found ultrarunning. Becoming friends with Lazarus Lake (of Barkley Fame) and show favorite Steve Durbin, Naresh started doing the “crazy”races like Vol State and Barkleys. This episode is the after show conversation that...