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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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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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Tim Twietmeyer has finished Western States 25 times under 24 hours and 5 first place finishes.  Hal Hall has finished 30 Tevis Cup finishes  (Western States trail horse endurance ride) with multiple 1st place finishes. Tim and Hal received a “Tile” in downtown Auburn California recognizing their contributions.  We sit down and chat about the […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Like running plans, sometimes when you are producing podcasts, things go awry.  We were planning one podcast for this week, but ended up having a great discussion with Andy. AJW’s Coaching

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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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Frenchy, Emilie Lecomte, teaches The Nation about adventure racing and multi-day stage races.  We talk about European races vs. North America racing.  Then Emilie turns the table on Don and Bob Crowley asking them questions about their TdG training and plans for the September race. Lecomte notable records/wins Completed 40 ultras/multi-stage/adventure races, winning 19 (nearly […]

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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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Romain Blanchard is a Frenchman living in Hong Kong running Ultras!  Romain recently ran a 120K race in Italy.  Like most of us, he had a wonderful experience and authored this great list of truths that he either learned or relearned.  We can all relate! Romain’s article  

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2018 was a HOT year for Western States 100.  All runners experienced ups and downs….literally and figuratively.  Despite the blistering hear, 2018 had the highest finish rate since 2012, which had record LOW temperatures. Jim Walmsley broke Timmy Olsen‘s fastest time set in 2012. Courtney Dauwalter laid down the second fastest women’s time in her […]

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At 5:00am PDT, the shotgun will sound in Squaw Valley unleashing 379 fortunate runners on their 100.2 mile journey to Auburn. Andy Jones-Wilkins and Sally McRae join The Nation to review the race and teach us who to watch. We wish all 379 the a best performance and experience that they will never forget. Billy […]

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French runner, Emy Lecomte is toeing the line at the 2018 Western States 100.  She has an impressive resume including a 2014 win at Tour Des Geants.  In addition to her first trip at Western States 100, she will also be participating in the 2018 UTMB. Don and Bob Crowley get some valuable tips from Emy […]

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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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ECEP, Andy Jones-Wilkins joins The Nation to talk about the Chip and Dan Heath best selling book, The Power of Moments- Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact. We discuss why certain experiences can jolt us, elevate us and change us—and how we can learn to create such extraordinary moments in our running, life and work. Check out AJW’s article on […]

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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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“Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it” – Dennis P. Kimbro This is one of Ben Light‘s favorite quotes.  Ben and Brittany Light rejoin The Nation to talk about how your attitude and perception can SHIFT to something better. We can SHIFT our attitude SHIFT our training SHIFT […]

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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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Dylan Bowman joins The Nation to teach us about high altitude training.  We talk about hypoxia training, the different types and benefits of using the gear. Killian Jornet and Emelie Forsberg’s acclamation and climb of Cho Oyu VIDEO Hypoxico

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Sally and Don talk about stuff Scott is 30K up in a plane and can’t join us. *show notes by Don

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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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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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UltraRunning Magazine, widely recognized as the Voice of the Sport®, has been around since it was first published in May 1981.  Karl Hoagland became the owner and publisher in 2013 and continues to make it the most relevant periodical for our sport.  Karl joins us mid-publication of the February 2018 issue to discuss the magazine, […]

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Our annual TRN game show is hear!  We hope you enjoy the fun we have with four amazing contestants: Returning Champions: Team Beast Coast Ashley Walsh, AKA Rufus hails from Georgia.  She is a social marketing savant and can be followed on all social media channels as AshRuns100s. Ashley is training for her eighth 100-miler, […]

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European Executive Producers, Erica and Warren Pole, take a flight on Santa’s sleigh to join us in studio for a holiday grab bag (aka. drop bag or TRN Audio Magazine) we call: Santa’s Running Bag. Be sure to listen to the entire podcast to find out how to get a FREE sample of 33 Shake […]

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John Vonhof is the foot magician for ultra runners.  There are countless people that have reached further on an ultra run or even earned a belt buckle because of the tireless work that John has done.  We had John on the podcast over three years ago (Listen here).  Since then his book, “Fixing Your Feet […]

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The crew of three recipients of the 200-mile Triple Crown join The Nation to discuss how to take care of your runner in these multi-day events. Sarah & Michael McKnight and Brittnay & Ben Light recount stories from the 2017 triple crown races: Bigfoot 200 Tahoe 200 Moab 240

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Why do we put so much emphasis on talent rather than our effort?  In the book Grit:The Power of Passion and Perseverance author, Angela Duckworth helps us understand that EFFORT counts twice as much as talent when trying to achieveing a goal. Talent X Effort = Skill Skill X Effort = Achievement Gu Energy Labs’ VP […]

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How many times have you been having a great run and then BAM, your stomach goes south?  In this podcast, Warren Pole, from 33 Shake and Brad Kearns, from Primal Endurance, join The Nation to discuss how to minimize stomach problems. Article from TrainRight.com:Stomach issues

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Are you kidding?  Many of us owe Dean for informing and encouraging us to get into Ultra or Trail Running via his books: UltraMarathon Man – Confessions of An All-Night Runner 50/50: Secrets I Learned Running 50 Marathons in 50 Days – and How You Too Can Achieve Super Endurance! Run! 26.2 Stories of Blisters […]

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The Ultra Trail Du Mont Blanc (UTMB) has become one of the world’s most desired races.  Why? This race series lasts from August 28th – September 3rd (2017) and offers many different race distances with breathtaking views. Majo Srnik is running UTMB for the first time and gets advice from 2014 4th-place finisher, Jason Schlarb We talk […]

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The Ultra Trail Du Mont Blanc (UTMB) has become one of the world’s most desired races.  Why? This race series lasts from August 28th – September 3rd (2017) and offers many different race distances with breathtaking views. UTMB veteran and podium finishing Tim Toloffson and Sally McRae join The Nation to discuss this amazing race. Mandatory Gear […]

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What Dr. Mark is reading right now: “The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes us Happier, Healthier and More Creative” by Florence Williams Links to stuff we talked about: The video that we LOVE showing The Principles of Natural Running “The Sports Gene” by Daniel Epstein post on “butter burning” drills and springs 30 years sub 3 […]

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Dr. Phil Maffetone rejoins The Nation to talk about insulin resistance and the addictive properties of sugars. Read his article, “Overfat Pandemic” We also discuss the recent Nike sub 2-hour marathon event and Dr. Phil’s “1:59: The Sub-Two-Hour Marathon Is Within Reach-Here’s How IT Will Go Down, and What it Can Teach All Runners about […]

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AJW and Tim Twietmeyer join us on the track at Placer High School (finish of the Western States 100) to talk about how the last 30 hours played out.  There were 369 well trained athletes that toed the line.  All of these runners demand our respect and admiration; they are examples to us of goal setting, […]

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AJW joins us in Studio G two days prior to The Big Dance.  Andy just came off his own 100-mile adventure, Bighorn 100, last week.  We talk about skating on mud, Biblical rain storms, concussions, and “shared suffering”. We then get into this years WS100; The Course this year  changes environmental challenges (“running on a […]

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Dr. Stephanie Violett is a patient elite athlete that has learned a lot over the last year of recovering.  8 days prior to her third running of Western States 100, she joins The Nation to discuss how her simple rules of running and life have changed. “Fueling on the Fly” article Previous podcasts with Stephanie: […]

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How many times have you killed the first half or two-thirds of a race, the wheels come off the bus, and then it is a question of survival for the last quarter? Andy Dubois, elite endurance athlete, rejoins The Nation to discuss how we can prepare and execute a race and increase our chances of […]

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The Nation gathers at Gold Country Run and Sport to do a live podcast with Meghan Arbogast, Zach Bitter and Nicole Kalogeropoulus.  All three run for Altra Running and will be toeing the line at the 2017 Western States 100.  We talk with these athletes about their training, preparation, and philosophies of running 100 miles. […]

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Do you want to be a great runner?  Do you want to perform at your best?  In Malcom Gladwell’s best-selling book, Outliers – The Story of Success, we are introduced to the 10,000 hour rule.  Gladwell explains that we can become an expert at something if we do it for 10,000 hours.  This is based on research […]

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Michelle Barton started running ultras 14 years ago.  In this short career, she has amassed an impressive resume including: 1st place at her second 100-mile race (Javelina Jundred in 2006) 80 wins 5 over-all wins (men and women) over 24 course records broke 5 course records & 5 wins within a 6 week time frame […]

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Film-maker Billy Yang joins The Nation to introduce the characters of his recent film, “Life in a Day”, an inspirational story four women running the 2016 Western States 100.  Billy, Magda, Anna Mae, and Devon join us to talk about the race and the film. Magdalena Boulet Anna Mae Flynn Devon Yanko Kaci Lickteig (unable to join us) […]

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