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Hear about a truly inspiring ultrarunner, Ashley Druve!  Also hear my QuadRock 50 race recap with Dave Braunlich.  Thanks for listening.

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Fun discussion with Hoka One One elite runner, Ashley Brasovan.  She shares a lot of really great running knowledge in this episode.

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Finding Balance w/ Anna Mae Flynn.  Great catching up with a good friend of the show after her big win and epic finish at the golden ticket race, Lake Sonoma 50.  

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Fun speaking with Keely Henninger!

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Great speaking with the super talented David Laney.  Enjoy it!

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Great speaking with Travis Zipfel about his upcoming Georgia Death Race along with a lot on ultra running in the mid-west!

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Great to hear from Sean Blanton, ultra runner and race director of the Georgia Death Race and Ute 100 amongst others who heads up Run Bum Tours. Big thanks to Sean for his time.

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Had a great time chatting and getting to know Candice Burt and what makes her tick.  She's more than just an awesome RD and runner and I wanted to explore this with you today.  Thanks for checking it out!

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Awesome simulcast with Ten Junk Miles and Scott Kummer!  Incredibly nice guy and we could talk ultra running for hours.

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Fun group discussion with a group of ultra running friends before the Black Canyon 100K.  Great group discussion.  Also spoke with Becoming Ultra - Scott Jones about his upcoming season 7.

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Fun Amelia Boone charity episode co-hosted by Maggie Guterl with the winning episode bidder Kermit.  Proceeds of the episode go to Run4Water.  Enjoyed hearing about Kermit's background and he asked some great questions!

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Inspiring story from Kaylo Littlejohn - Who We Become in the Act of Trying.

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Training For Ultra in Singapore w/ Ian Lye and Azlan Ithnin.  Hear about how these two ultra runners found the sport from Singapore and found there way to UTMB and CCC.  Great speaking with them.

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Talking Soup & Ultras w/ Maggie Guterl, the MaGGaTRoN.  Fun discussion and check out the link to bid on being a co-host!

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How to run 100 miles w/ Karl Meltzer, the Speedgoat!

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Pete Kostelnick in an amazing ultra runner.  Hear more about his recent races, his run across the U.S. from Alaska to Florida and more more!  Enjoy it!

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Jake Jackson shares how he does it.  He drives a truck for UPS during the day along with be married with 3 kids.  He is also approaching an elite level of ultra running and just crushed the Desert Solstice 24 Hour race!  Thanks for listening.

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Here is one of my favorite conversations with a truly awesome person, listen to Sally McRae, Yellow Runner, share her story.  You will laugh, you will cry, it's an amazing story from a very strong person.

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Hear a race recap form Sally McRae's daughter, Makenzie. She just took 5th place crushing the Nationals Junior Olympics XC for 11-12 year olds. Michelle Barton and I talk all things ultra running! Fun episode!

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Had fun speaking with Ryan Lange, the youngest finisher of the Tahoe 200 and Moab 240.  He might even be the youngest 200 miler in the world.  Enjoy the episode!

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Had a wonderful time chatting with Bart Yasso, the "mayor of running"!  We had fun and kept it mostly casual, truly enjoyed the time he shared with us.

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Had a great time speaking with Janae Baron, one of the worlds top running bloggers. Was excited to hear more about her venturing out to the ultra distance after spending the last 8 years focused on achieving a sub-3 hour marathon.  I'm pretty sure she will be The Hungry Ultra Runner Girl within a few months with her grit and determination.

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Andrea Kooiman, mother of two, coach, ultra runner and founder of the kids nonprofit WeRock.  Andrea has finished 3x Badwater135s, Vol State 500K, UTMB, Western States, HURT and the Grand Slam of Ultra Running!  We also hear from the winners of the T4U Challenge II with Michelle Barton!

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Full recap of the Moab 240 along with hearing from my crew and pacers!  Big thank you to Dave Braunlich, Ethan Bartle, Dan Kubes and Nathan Johnson.

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Had a great time speaking with Sean Nakamura about all things running.  Love how he got started as a runner and there are few other people on the plant that have run as many races (including 200 milers).  Big thanks for listening and appreciate the support.

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Dion Leonard the Extreme Ultra Runner.  Had fun speaking with him on his running background along with how the Triple Crown of 200s is going this year and how he feels prior to Moab 240.

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Majo Srnik on Smashing Ankles and UTMB w/ Michelle Barton.  Also joined by Laurie Smalley the Training For Ultra Challenge 1 winner! 

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I speak with Kyle Curtin on the crazy finish of the Tahoe 200 this year.  Is the human body even capable of racing for 50 hours strait without sleep for 205 miles?  Hear from Kyle, a US Army Special Ops Vet, thru-hiker, and ultra runner who just won the Tahoe 200.  Also hear from a middle of the pack crusher, Jen Power, on how she became an ultra runner along with sharing some great race stories.

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Michele Yates' Run Rabbit Run Race Recap (thats a lot of R's) with a full interview of Jayden Dalke, winner of the Canadian Death Race.

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CCC Recap with Michelle Barton and 9th place CCC female finisher, Amy Leedham.  Michelle and I discuss her season along with chatting generally about how my CCC went.  Amy and I discuss some course specifics and her CCC in good detail.

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I share some pre-race thoughts on CCC.  The race is coming up soon! Always great speaking with Gary Stotler.Hear his amazing race recap of the Leadville 100 miler.  For more on Gary, checkout his full interview on episode 4.  Thanks for the support!

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Always fun speaking with Hayden Hawks and happy to share some time and explore how Hayden started running and learn more about this elite ultra runner!

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Fun interview from Addie Bracy along with some great UTMB stories from Kaci Lickteig and Majo Srnik!

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Fun interview of Harry Jones of Harry Runs on YouTube.  Amazing race recap from Mark Imasa of how he got in an incredible finish at Burning River 100 miler.  Great also hearing from Kat Schjei on how she finished Tahoe Rim Trail 100 miler!

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Episode 53 - A resource for you.  This episode we speak with the founder and CEO of Hammer Nutrition, Brian Frank about all things fueling and hydration. Truly hope this episode gives you one or two tips you can use during race day! Also, big congrats to Dave Braunlich on finishing his epic thru-hike of the Colorado Trail! Hear from Dave on how those last 130+ miles of the trail went.

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It was an honor to have David Roche on the podcast, one of the top coaches in ultra running. We went over some of the basics of training for an ultra and I look forward to having him on future episodes, he’s a great guy! Also, we catch up with Dave Braunlich as he updates us on his journey on the Colorado Trail.

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Great hearing some of the untold stories of running with Dean Karnazes and Michelle Barton.  Hear a race recap from Michelle on Sinister7 and my own recap of the Leadville Silver King. Lastly, Dave Braunlich gives us an update on his epic 500+ mile thru-hike of the Colorado Trail.

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Truly fun episode with Chris Mocko.  Nice to hear how well his training and outlook are these days!  Hear about his Leadville Marathon win and how he feels into the Silver Rush 50 miler and Leadville 100 miler.  Also hear from T4U athlete, Dave Braunlich, as he prepares to leave for a 530 mile journey on the Colorado Trail as training for the Leadville 100 miler.  Two different ways of approaching training into one tough race across the sky.

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Had a nice time speaking with a friend of the show, Jacob Puzey.  Jacob now lives in Calgary, Alberta, Canada with his wife Amy along with their 6 children.  He offers online coaching services through Peak Run Performance and is the race director for the 5 Peaks Trail Running Series - a 25 race trail running series throughout Canada.  He also directs the TranSelkirks Run – a five-day stage race in Revelstoke, British Columbia.

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Gordy Ainsleigh on Western States wtih Michelle Barton and Doug Malewicki.

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Episode 46 of the Training For Ultra Podcast is an inspirational one. The 7 Year Journey - Michael Owen is a story of patience. A story on looking at the positives and staying motivated. A story of being so close to your goal and continuing forward until you reach them. It's a story that is just starting.

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Full interview of elite ultra runner, Ida Nilsson.  She is fresh off winning Transvalcania (for the 3rd time!) and just won Zegama.  Truly talented runner and enjoyed speaking with her.

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Had a great conversation with Tyler Sigl, fresh off his Ultra Race of Champions 100K (UROC100) win and in his first ever podcast interview.  Also had a awesome discussion with Hayden Hawks and Mario Mendoza about the Penyagolosa Trails Ultra where Hayden who the won the 60K MIM and Mario took 6th overall in the Trail World Championships!

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Episode 43 - Full interview of the founder and CEO of SufferFest Beer, Caitlin Landesberg.  Take a few minutes to catch up with Yiou Wang (while she runs and hikes).  Hear from two great runners on how their weekend races went with Anna Mae Flynn and Amy Leedham.  Happy training!

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Joined by author and ultra runner, Cory Reese.  Checkout his books Nowhere Near First and new upcoming book Into The Furnace.  Also discuss cross-training w/ Michelle Barton.  Fun to have Ben on the show to discuss his 100 mile dreams.

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Had a great time focusing on Avery Collins the elite runner, but we do discuss the somewhat controversial topic of his cannabis use outside of racing.  Also fun to hear from Dave Braunlich and his thoughts before attempting his thru-hike of the 485 mile Colorado Trail.

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Always great catching up with Anna Mae Flynn to hear about her training and upcoming race season!  Also fun hearing how RAD Boulder was developed by the company's founder Kelly Newlon.  Lastly hear a brief race recap of my Palmer Lake 24 Hour "Fun Run/Death Race".  Happy training!

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9 years ago today, Ashkley Nelson had a massive stroke and woke up in the trauma ICU after receiving a traumatic brain injury and being left to die on the side of the road by a drunk driver.  She was hit by a car while biking.  8 years ago today, she couldn't walk or even sit up on her own.  4 days ago she ran the Lake Sonoma 50 miler.  Hear her inspiring story along with touching base with Bigfoot 200 author Ryan Chukuske.  Link below for book pre-orders.

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