Episode 81: 26 Days Later And Still Not The FatherEast Coast Trail And Ultra Podcast add
North Carolina's very own Peter Ripmaster joins us to talk about winning the 1000 mile Iditarod Trail Invitation. A brutal foot race through the Alaskan Wilderness that coincides with the legendary sled dog race.
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Episode 80: We Sold The Other Two For Beer MoneyEast Coast Trail And Ultra Podcast add
Bob Shebest joins us to talk about his incredible second place finish at the Georgia Death Race, being a Middle School math teacher, what they called him in the Navy and his love of the Rolling Stones. Canadian Ultra Runner Jodi Gallo talks about running in the South and is a very good sport about all our Canadian jokes.
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Episode 79: GDR Preview (I forgot the catchy name that I was going to call it)East Coast Trail And Ultra Podcast add
We preview the Georgia Death Race with Andrew Miller, Jason Greene, and more!
Episode 78 Part 2: Electric BoogalooEast Coast Trail And Ultra Podcast add
If you are not all Barkley'd out take a listen to my chat with Maggie Guterl about her 2 laps at Frozen Head. Find out what she learned about the race, will she give it another go, and what is it going to take for a woman to finish The Barkley Marathons.
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Episode 78: You Brought Yoga Pants To A BlizzardEast Coast Trail And Ultra Podcast add
Liz Canty joins us to talk about the craziness at this years Barkley fresh off her one loop of the course. We are also joined by the only person to ever finish the Georgia Death Race five times Pete Coleman to give you a little taste of what to expect this coming weekend.
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Episode 77: GPS Is Like The IRSEast Coast Trail And Ultra Podcast add
Live from the Savage Gulf Marathon, one of the most beautiful and brutal trail marathons in the country. The race was started by and is completely staffed by Park Rangers in one of the most scenic areas in the state of Tennessee. We were live from the finish line of this hidden gem of a race and share some stories about how the race played out.
Episode 76: I Wanted To Quit 100 Times Out ThereEast Coast Trail And Ultra Podcast add
You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll cheer! Live from the finish line of the Land Between the Lakes 50 miler in Grand Rivers Kentucky. We chat with old friends and make some fascinating new ones.
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Episode 75: Don't Ever Ever Try ThisEast Coast Trail And Ultra Podcast add
Sean changes the race directing game forever, Tom Mueller shares some great stories from the early days of Ultra Running and we tackle some of the biggest issues on the Facebook page with Chantal Elmore.
Plus we announce the winners of our shoe giveaway with Altra, Inov8 and La Sportiva.
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Episode 74: So I Go Hang Out In The Steam RoomEast Coast Trail And Ultra Podcast add
Sean joins us as he waits for Triple A to give him a tow after a long day of trail work and we talk about his recent run at the Mount Mitchell Challenge. Jason Green explains a recent major change to his appearance, and Sarah Ohm and her 10 year old son Ian join us to talk about running together and Ian completing his first marathon at Mount Mitchell at 10 years old! We also give you a chance to win shoes from Altra, La Sportiva or Inov8.
Episode 73: Everyone Was Puking All Over The Place Back ThenEast Coast Trail And Ultra Podcast add
Andy Jones-Wilkins joins Ryan to talk about what his training was like when he started running Ultras in the 90s and what he has learned about training for ultras over his 25 year career. We also talk a bit about what the sport was like in the early days.
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Episode 72.5 Natalie StrongEast Coast Trail And Ultra Podcast add
You voted Natalie Youtsey "East Coast Ultra Runner of the Year" and she joins us to share her story. A diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis started her running journey then a medical issue left her in the hospital for months and on an even longer road to recovery.
Episode 72: Slap Ass On The PassEast Coast Trail And Ultra Podcast add
Recorded before, during, and after the Cloudland Canyon 50k in Georgia we tackle important issues, like what old people watch on TV, running in kilts, Sean's career as the morning announcement guy in High School and so much more. Enjoy.
Episode 71: I Used To Drag A Tire Around TownEast Coast Trail And Ultra Podcast add
What is race week life for a Race Director? Sean gives us an inside look. We are also joined by Peter Ripmaster who just finished the Arrowhead 135 in Minnesota and is preparing for a 1000 mile Ultra in Alaska that you may have never heard of but it could be the toughest footrace on Planet Earth. We talk about those races, training for them when you live in North Carolina and just life in general.
Episode 70: I Eat A Jar Of Almond Butter A DayEast Coast Trail And Ultra Podcast add
We talk about what to do when you come across an injured person in a race and the time that Sean was in a Metal band. Then Greg Armstrong join us. He is the man behind the Run4water charity and quite possibly the most fascinating man in Tennessee. We talk his wins at Vol State, switching from triathlons to Ultras, his unusual eating habits and the crazy story of what happen to him the last time he said a curse word, which was four year ago.
Episode 69: A Tale of Two GingersEast Coast Trail And Ultra Podcast add
Do you plan out your year, or do you just wing it? We also talk to Rhea Loney about her recent 130 mile Fat Ass through Louisiana and what to do when you kids ask you about the number 69.
Episode 68.5 HURT So GoodEast Coast Trail And Ultra Podcast add
Fresh off his win at HURT 100 Avery Collins joins me from the beach to talk his race, his year, and his passion.
Episode 68: Sean's Sweet Rental VanEast Coast Trail And Ultra Podcast add
Sean talks about getting a missile attack text on his phone in Hawaii, we cover the ultra cheating story that is all over the news, then we talk to Margaret Webber-Smith and ultra runner from Maryland who used running as a way to get back after a scary medical diagnosis. We had some phone issues with the line from Hawaii, I tried to pull the tin can and string tighter but it did no good.
Episode 67: Would You Let This Man Sleep On Your Couch?East Coast Trail And Ultra Podcast add
We are joined by Matt Fober a runner originally from Cleveland who moved to Hawaii. Many years ago he let some stranger called the Run Bum sleep on his couch and the encounter would forever change both men. We also talk to Jason Green about registration opening up Friday for the Yeti 100 and a new recovery tool.
Episode 66: WinishingEast Coast Trail And Ultra Podcast add
Beast Series and Hellgate 100k winner Matt Thompson joins us to talk about his year, then we get a little side tracked with why Sean hates Christmas, LL Cool J lyrics and cold weather gear.
Episode 65: Anything Goes Christmas EditionEast Coast Trail And Ultra Podcast add
Ryan, Sean, Jason Green and Jeff Stafford take your calls from all over the Beast Coast!