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Sep
26
Scott Warr

Ashley Walsh: 9 Ultrarunning Norms You Can Break – Part 1

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Ashley

Ashley Walsh rejoins Trail Runner Nation to discuss some common norms that you should question:

  1. You don’t have to get faster
  2. You don’t need to run long on weekends
  3. You don’t need a sponsor
  4. You don’t need to apologize for a crappy race on social media

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Sep
18
Scott Warr

JDF – Original Six Hundo – SUCCESS!

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JDF and Andy

Congratulations to Jimmy Dean Freeman and Andy Kumeda for completing the Original Six Hundo Challenge (aka The Last Great Race):

JDF buckles

They join a very small group of 35 athletes to have completed this task since 1989:

Last Great Race Finishers

Last Great Race Statistics

 

JoeJoe Kulak, Last Great Race record holder (114:23:49 set in 2003), joins The Nation to talk about Jimmy and Andy’s incredible accomplishment.

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Sep
11
Scott Warr

Tahoe 200: But What if I CAN?

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Victor Ballesteros was the second place finisher at the inaugural Tahoe 200 mile Endurance Race beginning on Friday, September 5, 2014.  This 100-hour limited run circumnavigates Lake Tahoe in California.  With over 39,800 feet (12,131 meters) of ascent and 39,800 feet of descent, it proved to be one heck of a challenge for the 90 warriors that toed the line.

Candice

Candice Burt, the race director (masochist), of the race joins as co-host.  We were pleased to learn that an amazing 67% of the starters finished the race! Listen in to find out what this beast was all about, how this distance differs from your run-of-the-mill 100-miler.

Victor is CEO of Victory SportdesignTHE best gear / drop bag available and works at San Francisco Running Company

Victor’s band, Voodoo Switch, plays the outgoing music on this podcast, “Waiting”

Take the Tailwind Challenge at: Tailwind Nutrition   

Check out the cool head TORCHES made for trail running at Petzl

Get free shipping and no blisters if you order some RunGoo Enter code: TRN2014 when you check out.

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Sep
4
Scott Warr

Candice Burt: How to be Tough as Nails

Motivation & Race Mentality, Podcasts, Run 100
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Candice

Candice Burt rejoins The Nation to discuss the Tahoe 200, the first 200-mile race in North America.  The race will begin on Friday, September 5 and cutoff is the following Tuesday, September 9.  The race will be covered by

Take the Tailwind Challenge at: Tailwind Nutrition   

Check out the cool head TORCHES made for trail running at Petzl

Get free shipping and no blisters if you order some RunGoo Enter code: TRN2014 when you check out.

You can listen in ITunes or click the link below: