Episodes

Chris Mocko Interview | Training, Recovery, Diet, Sponsorships and Dating  

Chris Mocko Interview A road runner just a few years ago, Chris Mocko burst onto the MUT scene last year with a top ten finish at Western States Endurance Run, then followed it up with a string of top performances this year.   Since January, he’s finished 2nd at Way …

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Nicole Ederle – Planning Her First 100 Miler  

Nicole Ederle Interview – Planning Her First 100 Miler Last week I had the pleasure of talking to recovering attorney slash mom of two slash former long jumper slash dedicated ultrarunner Nicole Ederle and hearing about how she got into this crazy sport and most importantly, how she’s methodically planning …

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Anthony Famigletti – From the Olympic Games to 100 Miles  

Anthony Famigletti Interview Anthony Famigletti has spent plenty of time at the very far reaches of racing success. Two Olympic Games, multiple US championships, Penn Relay Champion, a freaking 4:23 mile pushing a stroller and a 3:58 mile on a treadmill.   But in the last few years we sort of …

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Bob Shebest – Staying Engaged on the Trails  

Bob Shebest Interview Fresh off his win at Canyons 100k, Bob Shebest (Hoka ONE ONE) joins me to talk about one thing he did differently at this race–he ran without his GPS watch.  We talk a length about staying engaged on the trails and focusing on the moment, rather than …

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Jess Mullen – Closing Hard, Hundreds, Daily Diet, and More.  

Jess Mullen Interview Jess Mullen has had quite a streak recently, racking up strong finished and wins at races around the country.  She flew by Sarah in the final stages of Rio Del Lago 100 miler a few years ago, and now she’s on the show to share her secrets!  She’s got …

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Blake Wood on Hardrock, Lotteries, Longevity, Training, Nuclear Bombs, and Home Brewing  

Blake Wood Interview Blake Wood has finished Nolan’s 14, competed in Barkley 8 times with one finish*, and has an incredible 20 finishes at Hardrock 100. He also just recently set the record for longest span between sub 3 hr marathons, a feat he started at 17 yo and just completed …

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Rickey Gates – TransAmericana  

Rickey Gates – #TransAmericana Rickey Gates joins us 45 days into his transcontinental run he’s dubbed #TransAmericana.  Talking to us while running through rural Arkansas, Rickey tells us about the people he’s met, the places he’s slept, the food he’s loving, the routes he’s taking, and what lies in those 2500 miles ahead. …

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John Kelly Interview – Barkley Finisher Number Fifteen  

John Kelly Interview – Barkley Finisher 15 John Kelly joined me just a few days after his finish to talk about what it took to finish the Barkley Marathons.  Here’s a hint: Massive amounts of planning, decades of course knowledge, his Aunt Brenda’s cookies, and the incredible ability to focus …

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Dave Mackey Interview – One Step at a Time  

Dave Mackey Interview When we last spoke with Dave Mackey in 2015, his prognosis was still undetermined.  One month after falling down a cliff on a training run, he was recovering from the trauma and had undergone a few surgeries. Little did he know what the next 18 months would look …

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Mojo, Motivation, and Burnout – A Conversation with Therapist Drew Mikita  

Runners’ Lack of Mojo, Motivation & Eventual Burnout  While we’ve all experienced the excitement and subsequent motivation of trail and ultrarunning, many of us have also been through the doldrums of no motivation, losing one’s mojo, and the dreaded burnout. So how do you define each? Are motivation and mojo the same thing? How …

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Suzanna Bon Interview – Staying Engaged on the Trails  

Suzanna Bon Interview If Suzanna Bon’s name isn’t familiar to you, clear an hour of your schedule and listen to this episode.  If you’re an aging runner and feeling sorry for yourself, do the same and listen to how she’s taking on her 50s with focus, perseverance, and a sense …

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Jeremy Hinshaw – Alaskan Trail Running, Moose, and Funky Hallucinations  

Jeremy Hinshaw is a trail runner in Anchorage, Alaska who runs everything from the wild and wacky 3.5 mile Mount Marathon to the Susitna 100 miler in the dead of winter. We talk about surviving versus enjoying freezing weather and special precautions taken to survive the cold.    He also tells …

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Andy Wacker – Excelling at Different Distances and Terrains  

Andy Wacker Interview Andy Wacker has only run two actual ultras in his life, but both have been competitive USATF Trail 50k Championship races.  He won his first in 2015, then recently DNFed his 2nd when he fell at the FOURmidable 50k in Auburn, CA and ended up with a …

Moving on up in Distance – A Q&A with Sarah and Eric  

Looking at moving up and running your first ultramarathon?  Maybe you’ve run some 50ks, but are looking at a 50 miler or even a 100 miler.  What do you need to know about making that jump? Sarah and I take questions from the URP Patreon page about training and racing …

Morgan Elliot – Skyracing and Runbummin’  

Morgan Elliot joined me to talk about his insatiable love for the outdoors and the trails.  This is a guy who’s written an ode to singletrack, lives in his car part of the year to be closer to the trails, picks wild mushrooms to eat after his run, and is on …

Scotty Sandow – Back to Ultras After a 3 Year Absence  

Scotty Sandow How would you feel if you’d taken three years away from the sport completely?  Let’s follow Scotty as he makes his way back into ultras and closer to a hundred miler. Many of you will remember Scotty’s voice from URP—he’s one of the original hosts of the show …

Stephanie Case – Rescue in the Alps and Pushing our Limitations  

Stephanie Case Interview Stephanie Case has in incredible resume of ultramarathon and trail races: Tor des Geants Lavaredo UTMB Gobi Desert  Grand to Grand Vermont Matterhorn Madeira Island UROC If it’s long and tough and pushes the limits, Stephanie has likely run it.  Does she “listen to her body” when it …

Emily Harrison – A Golden Ticket and a New Leaf for 2017  

Emily Harrison Interview Emily Harrison is back on the scene with a shiny new Golden Ticket to Western States Endurance Run!  She’s had mixed luck there, finishing top ten in her first attempt, and a tough DNF bonk on her second.  How is she preparing for her third try? At …

Hillary Allen Interview – Energy, Adventure, and Rest  

Hillary Allen Interview North Face athlete Hillary Allen joins Ethan and I to talk about her past few years of running, what she’s got on her calendar for this year, and where she sees this going later in life.   In this epidote  we discuss: How her love for science sort of …

Gavin Woody – Big Race Prep and Ultra Wisdom  

Gavin Woody saw combat time in Iraq as an Army Ranger.  He’s an Eagle Scout, he’s finished HURT, Badwater, UTMB, Susitna, Tor des Geants, Western States, Bigfoot 200, a few Ironman triathlons, and a whole lot of other endurance events.  He’s Past President of large huge foundation that gets families into …

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