Lisa Tamati is a force to be reckoned with. From her unusually discovery of the sport of ultra-running to her endless dedication to helping her mom recover after a medical scare. This New Zealand Ultra Beast has an incredible story to share.
Get to know the Montana trail running scene and a whole lot about the incredible Nate Bender. Spoiler alert Beast Coasters, you would fit right in.
Brodie Sharpe, host of the Run Smarter Podcast, joins me to crush some popular running myths with science.
The book Brodie mentions about lifting is "Strength and Conditioning for Endurance Running" by Richard Blagrove.
Did you know that there is a Triple Crown of 200 milers in the Eastern United States? Meet the only person to complete this triple crown, Chris Varnadoe, a man who may be the most mentally tough ultra-runner you have ever met.
Mirna Valerio is a best selling author, ultra runner and all around amazing human being. We have a fun chat about life, running, and the video that changed everything.
Cole Crosby had an idea to run across his home state of New Jersey, and that idea turned into an epic adventure that pushed him to his limits and changed his life forever.
Rob Youngren has done it all, Western States, Hard Rock, the Grand Slam, and Barkley just to name a few. This year he tackled an even bigger challenge, The Iditarod.
Not many people can say they achieved one million feet of vert in one year, but Jim Blandford can. He talks about his amazing year of going up, up, up.
Recorded on New Years Eve, Kyle Curtin is great at FKTs, bagging the Tahoe Rim and Pitchell FKTs in 2020, but he is horrible at beer miles. Will he find redemption?
Jason Green is the RD of the popular Yeti Trail Runners races. His dedication to inclusion and making ultra running fun have made Yeti Trail Runners one of the most successful race companies in the country, but it is so much more than that.
Joe Miller had plans to set a new unsupported FKT on the brutal and beautiful Ozark Trail in Missouri. He shares his epic tale of things going wrong but still moving forward.
Some of your favorite guests from the past join us for an unpredictable, crazy Christmas Party. Jeff Stafford, Becca Joyner, Mrs. Ploeckelman, Ben Smitherman, Steven Kornhaus, AJW, Cary Long, Olaf Wasternack, Greg Armstrong and Maggie Guterl gather around the Zoom for a few laughs.
Brian Frain decided to do something to push himself in 2020, then COVID hit and he had to adapt his plans, which lead to one heck of an adventure.
His book "Ultramarathon Man" inspired so many of us to push outside our comfort zone and try things we never thought were possible. Dean Karnazes talks about life after the book that changed the world of ultra running.
Taggart VanEtten decided to go for the 100 mile record on his very first shot at the distance, and he nearly got it. Hear his incredible story on this episode. Sponsored by you! We have been and always will be listener supported. No ads to skip, just press play and go for a run.
Ashley Schneider decided to run across the United States to raise money for MS, before she had even run a marathon. After a wild adventure she found a bigger purpose, one that helps everyday runners push their limits, and battle a disease that hit close to home.
Lisa Carlock returns to tell us how her first ultra went. Ryan's wife makes her debut to talk about picking up running during the pandemic and finishing her recent half marathons. We also get a little crazy and nostalgic and we turn our thoughts to Thanksgiving.
Dan Shamburg stumbled across the sport of Pack Burro racing and decided to give it a try, and what he found was one hell of a pun filled adventure.
Ultra-runner Ben Light and I have a great conversation about answering one of the most important questions when it comes to running.