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Ash Walsh, racer, and AJW, pacer, recount the carnage that they experienced at The Cruel Jewel 100 mile race in Georgia in May.

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Chadd rejoins The Nation to discuss a recent race: Bob’s Big Timber Backyard Ultra – a Last Man Standing race.  He describes what this type of race is and the mental challenges that come with a loop course with no finish line.  Chadd discusses how his training as an elite Navy Seal helps him prepare […]

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Iron Mike Wardian is like the sunshine: he seems to be everywhere.  Mike has been successful in every race distance.  He has won the US Championships in 50K, 50M, and 100K distances.  He has qualified multiple times for the US Olympic trials, and still loves running 5Ks.  He has set world records as the fastest […]

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Cat Bradley continues to be a rising star and we found out why when we sat down with her at Fleet Feet Sacramento for a live-audience recording.  She discusses how she developed a love for the outdoors and running, how she sets audacious goals, and how she deals with set backs.  Cat is a true […]

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Hoka One One may have kept the worlds best running secret for the world record attempt May 4th 2019. When a company like Hoka looks for the perfect race venue and finds calendar doesn’t meet the criteria, they build their own event. Join us as we talk with the Senior Sports Marketing Manager, Mike McMannis […]

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How does Killian Jornet train?  Scott Johnston, a world class athlete and experienced coach teams up with two of the world’s most experienced mountain athletes to help teach us the keys to training. Training the Uphill Athlete is the new book by Scott, Steve House and Killian Jornet.  Scott discusses the keys to training for […]

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Marty Dugard is a New York Times #1 bestselling author and a  lifelong runner.  He also is the coach for the JSerra High School Running Lions Cross Country teams. He is also a friend of TRN, joining us a few years ago to teach how to seek for a better version of ourselves. We discuss his newest […]

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Endure: Mind, Body and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance author, Alex Hutchinson, joins The Nation to discuss endurance: what it is, what defines our limits and the science that helps us understand it. Previous Podcasts where we discuss the specific chapters of Endure: Podcast #1:   The Unforgiving Minute, The Conscience Quitter, Heat, […]

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We finally caught up with our dear friend and favorite sports nutritionist, Sunny Blende.  Although she is “retired”, she still can help us understand the important human engine and how to fuel it for endurance sports. We based our discussion on active.com’s article “5 Pre-race Nutrition Mistakes to Avoid” by Kelly Bastone Previous Podcasts with […]

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After trying to keep up with Sally McRae, we caught up with The Yellow Runner to discuss some key things that you might be doing that can sabotage your run. This topic is based on an article by Erin Kelly at Bustle Check out this short VIDEO to learn more about Sally  

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CTS Training Director, Jason Koop, joins The Nation to talk about his recent Tweet: Check out Jason’s book, “Training Essentials for Ultrarunning” Jason Koop is the Head Coach for CTS-Ultrarunning. He is the author of ‘Training Essentials for Ultrarunning’ which has become the benchmark book for ultramarathon training. During his coaching career, he has managed over […]

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Candice Burt joins The Nation to give us a report of her 3rd Place overall title at Delirious W.E.S.T 200 Mile Ultra.  Candice is arguably one of the pioneers in designing and directing the 200+ mile endurance races.  Until a few short weeks ago, she had never toed the line at the distance (in a […]

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Today was the 30th Annual Way Too Cool 50K .  We sit down at the race with Victor Ballesteros and Kenzie MacPail to discuss their favorite Dos and Don’ts of race day.

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Volume 7 of the Pulitzer Prize winning TRN Audio Magazine is now available at your corner newspaper stand. Featured articles have been submitted by AJW and Warren Pole and include: Ice To See You: Big Reds, Blue Balls, and Skinny Minis in Eastern Europe What’s the Point MS is BS This Tastes a Little Salty […]

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Dr. Mark Cucuzzella rejoins The Nation for the twentieth time to take a second look at his new book, “Run For Your Life: How to Run, Walk, and Move Without Pain or Injury and Achieve a Sense of Well-Being and Joy”. Get the book at Two Rivers Treads for free if you buy $130 in […]

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Chadd Wright and Shawn Webber rejoin The Nation to analyze their experiences at inaugural running of The Revenant Ultra Adventure Race in New Zealand in January 2019. You can listen their original podcast, “Training Missions” Visit their log on Facebook

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Candice Burt and Tosh (Brian Chontosh) talk about suffering and this and that Tosh’s 10 minutes Mental Vacation Purposeful training 15/5 rule Broad-based athletic ability Learn more about Crooked Butterfly Podcast and Humans of Ultra Podcast

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Love the Process, Get Faster, Run Longer Ultra Runners and Coaches David and Megan Roche join The Nation to talk about their new book, the Happy Runner. LIVING IN ALL CAPS Embrace the process Why talk about the bad stuff with running? “We don’t give a fudge about your result Chaotic unpredictability and futility of […]

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Ultrarunner, Caleb Simpson joins The Nation to discuss CBD Oil and how it might hold some benefits for you as a runner.  There are many incorrect perceptions and understandings about this cousin to marijuana, but there are some key differences that may get you to consider an experiment of one. Key facts: It is not […]

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PART 3 discussing three more chapters of the great book, Endure: Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance PART 1 HERE. PART 2 HERE The capacity to endure, from 5K to 240 miles to a relationship is an elusive skill that we search for.   Runner and journalist, Alex Hutchinson, exposes us to research […]

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PART 2.  You can listen to PART 1 HERE. The capacity to endure, from 5K to 240 miles to a relationship is an elusive skill that we search for.   Runner and journalist, Alex Hutchinson, exposes us to research that has been done in recent years that will change the paradigm you may have about endurance. […]

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The evening of the Western States 100 lottery, there are a few lucky few that are preparing their training plan but the majority are left to scan UltraSignUp for a plan B for 2019.  The Nation gathered at the Auburn-based The Aid Station (special virtual guest, AJW) to talk about this iconic race with Race Director, […]

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Ultra Adventurer and leadership coach, Brian Chontosh, aka Tosh, rejoins The Nation to dive into the mental side of endurance sports.  He recently competed in a unique challenge: 24 hours in an enclosed shipping container trying to run as many miles on a Trueform treadmill.  No light, no watch, no data, virtually sensory deprived.  Listen […]

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Returning guest, Chadd Wright joins The Nation with his training partner and teammate Shawn Webber to discuss their “training missions”.  They are preparing to run the inaugural running of The Revenant Ultra Adventure Race in New Zealand in January 2019. You can follow their training missions on Facebook Listen to Chadd’s original podcast, “Readiness Through […]

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We do a lot of power hiking on the trails, but we often neglect our form and biomechanics of walking.  Today, Coach Danny Dreyer rejoins The Nation to help us understand these important biomechanics and teaches us how to improve our walking efficiencies. Danny is the creator of the popular ChiRunning (and ChiWalking). Link to the […]

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SoCal Correspondent, Jimmy Dean Freeman, rejoins The Nation as he and some of his clients are preparing for their A-races in the next few weeks.  We outline 10 things that you can do to sabotage your race and result in DNF.  See how many you have done and keep score! Jimmy’s BLOG on 5 ways to […]

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Ian Sharman, Joe Uhan and Matt Laye return to Trail Runner Nation to discuss some interesting topics including: Ultrarunning is unhealthy Running by time is better than running by distance Hyperberic treatment vs hypoxic treatment Bottle are better than bladders stretching is good for PF Visit College of Idaho with Assistant Professor, Matt Laye Sharman […]

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Dr. Mark Cucuzzella rejoins The Nation to talk about his new book, “Run For Your Life: How to Run, Walk, and Move Without Pain or Injury and Achieve a Sense of Well-Being and Joy”. Get the book at Two Rivers Treads for free if you buy $130 in running gear Here is the link to […]

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Days after the conclusion of the Tor Des Geánts 2018 race, Don sits down with AJW, ECEP, and Scott to talk about this amazing experience. Description of the Tor Course description Community Communication between runners despite the language barrier Trail culture – a tribe without borders Mountain Running vs. trail running DNF – what does […]

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Slow down, take a deep breath, take a cold plunge, and get healthy, fit, and happy! Get over the high-stress, tightly wound approach that often leads to disappointment and burnout. Host Brad Kearns, a New York Times bestselling author, Guinness World Record-holding Speedgolfer, and former #3 world-ranked professional triathlete, offers a lively and sometimes spicy […]

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Don and Scott talk about training for Tour Des Geants.  How Bob Crowley and he have created fun and inspiring training programs & outings that have helped get them in shape for this epic event. Marking courses at Bigfoot – heavy pack and long miles with elevation 24-hours at K2 Colorado 14er altitude test Training […]

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Ultrarunner and Adventurer, Richard Kresser, spends a few minutes with The Nation to talk about the completion of his supported (although mostly self-supported) self-created and human-powered tour of 16 volcano summits in the Northwest U.S.  This Tour de Volcanoes is something Richard has been scheming and planning for years and 2018 became a reality. Richard […]

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Ben and Jerry’s is famous for their creative and unique ice cream flavors.  Today we try to make a correlation between these flavors and Ultrarunning. Cory Reese, aka FastCory, joins 33 Shake co-founder and resident TRN European Corospondent, Warren Pole to either use real Ben and Jerry’s ice cream flavors or a made up flavor to […]

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The Yellow Runner is just off her first finish at the grueling 135-mile Badwater Ultra.  This year saw record-breaking heat topping the thermometer at 127 degrees F (53 degrees C)!  Sally discusses: How she heat trained Infrared Saunas Managing heat during the race Crewing and pacing & setting expectations Unique rules of Badwater Do shoes […]

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We didn’t get a guest so we did our own grab bag….ahem….Audio Magazine? Identity-Based habits by James Clear Why Saunas are good for you The Black Dear from Germany:  

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Andy Jones-Wilkins and our Irish lucky charm, Donna Nì Cuarta, join us from Tahoe to plan Fact or Fiction, a fun conversation of common (and not so common) myths related to running, endurance, and health. Andy is in Tahoe participating in a CTS Ultrarunning camp and Donna is acclimating to the area as she prepares to run […]

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“Imagination is more important than knowledge; knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution” – Albert Einstein “Becoming aware of ourselves and our surroundings (near and far) is an important feature of a healthy brain” – Phil Maffetone Phil joins us to talk about why daydreaming is important […]

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Fleet Feet Sacramento recently hosted a trail running camp in Northern California.  We joined over 50 runners to host a live podcast Q&A with Maggie Guterl and Courtney Dauwalter.  Topic were broad but all started with the letter, “H”. Heat/Humidity Head (mental side) Hills Hydration Sponsors of the event: Salomon Nathan Sports UCAN DryMax

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Excerpted from THE PURSUIT OF ENDURANCE: Harnessing the Record-Breaking Power of Strength and Resilience by Jennifer Pharr Davis, published April 10, 2018 by Viking, an imprint of Penguin Publishing Group, a division Penguin Random House, LLC. Copyright © 2018 by Jennifer Pharr Davis. Chapter Eight: The Science of Endurance Since 2015, Shawn Bearden, professor of exercise … Continue reading "The Pursuit of Endurance: Harnessing the Record-Breaking Power of Strength and Resilience"

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Throughout history, humans have doubted their own abilities. For some reason, we love self-imposed limitations…

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The capacity to endure, from 5K to 240 miles to a relationship is an elusive skill that we search for.   Runner and journalist, Alex Hutchinson, exposes us to research that has been done in recent years that will change the paradigm you may have about endurance.  He explores the relationship of the mental and the […]

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Ultra Adventurer and leadership coach, Brian Chontosh, and his friend TJ Murphy join The Nation for a thought-provoking discussion on endurance events: Sometimes you mind has a mind of its own & can trick you Your mind is always looking for comfort and satisfaction Don’t be reckless Need to find your reason to participate – […]

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Brad Kearns was one of the top professional triathletes for nine years.  During that time, he won 30 titles worldwide including an amazing streak of seven victories in a row.  Brad just returned from the Paleo F(x) conference and chats with The Nation about Balancing of a rigid training plan and listening to your body. Slowing your […]

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Adam Campbell spent the first 17 years of his life on the beaches of Nigeria where he developed his love of the outdoors. He now calls the Canadian Rockies home where he is an environmental & business lawyer. He is also a co-owner of Canada’s largest trail running series. He has competed in, and regularly […]

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THE Ultra Running Girl, Stephanie Case, joins The Nation from Afghanistan a few short days after experiencing the jaws of the 2018 running of the Barkley Marathons. Stephanie has not only run many of the world’s toughest trail ultras, but has extended her comfort zone by living in some very dangerous places in the world […]

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Richard Kresser loves a challenge. One of those has been on his radar for six years.  The Arrowhead 135 is an endurance event held in Minnesota during one of the coldest times of the year.  Temperatures are regularly below zero (Fahrenheit), including a record -42° in 2011.  This does NOT include the wind chill!  This race […]

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Dr. Art Zemach and co-founder of Tailwind Nutrition, Jeff Vierling join The Nation to discuss Nutrition.             We talk about the Macro-nutrients carbohydrates and protein. Types of Carbs – are they all created equally? Does the body need carbs? What about training your body to burn fat? Why proteins? Glycemic […]

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Courtney Dauwalter rejoins The Nation after earning a golden ticket into the 2018 Western States 100.  She has won her last six races and was overall winner at three of those.  She has been the first human to cross the line at 10 of the races she started including a 10 hour buffer between second […]

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Jay Dicharry is a board certified sports clinical specialist and one of America’s leading physical therapists, coach and author of “Anatomy for Runners” and “Run Like an Athlete”,  Jay established his reputation as an expert in biomechanical analysis as Director of the University of Virginia’s SPEED Clinic.  He now resides in Bend, OR where he […]

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Navy SEAL, Chadd Wright joins The Nation to discuss how BUDS training has prepared him to be a better trail and ultra runner. We talk about Setting goals high Tune out the white noise and don’t let obstacles get in the way of you achieving your goals “get through the morning” mentality Mental toughness techniques: […]

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