The Mile 99 Interview

The Mile 99 Interview

The Mile 99 Interview is the brainchild of Auburn, CA area ultrarunners as a way to keep the community in touch and share each other's knowledge during the COVID-19 pandemic. We're always interested to find some great insights and stories from all of the incredible ultrarunners in this area and in the sport as a whole!

July 23, 2021

Episode 42 - Tim Stahler - Inside Trail Racing

For this episode we sit down with the guy behind many of our favorite local and Bay Area trail races like the Woodside Ramble, Knickerbocker Canyon, Marin Ultra Challenge, and the Ordnance 100K, Inside Trail Racing’s very own Tim Stahler. Join us to hear all about what's on the 2021 race schedule and be ready for a FULL 2022 calendar. Inside Trail Racing | Ultramarathon, Half Marathon & 10K Trail Runs Throughout the SF Bay Area Volunteer | Inside Trail Racing | Ultramarathon, Half Marathon & 10…

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July 13, 2021

Episode 41 - George Ruiz

We are super excited to talk to the guy behind the Tahoe Rim Trail Endurance Runs. He is not only a well-loved and happy-go-lucky race director, but he is also a well-accomplished endurance athlete in both road and trail racing with 19 hundos under his belt and endless amazing races of all distances, from the mountains to the streets. Tune in to get the origins of both George and the Tahoe Rim Trail Endurance Runs... AND NEW COURSE CHANGES for 2021!!!!! 20K feet vert for the Hundo!!! Tahoe Rim …

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July 9, 2021

Episode 40 - Julie Fingar

We are super excited to talk to the woman who has brought us Way too Cool 50K, American River 50, Rio Del Lago 100 Mile Endurance Race, She Rocks the Trails, and numerous other amazing races. Julie Fingar is not only a loved and admired race director, she is a well-accomplished athlete in both road and trail racing with 150+ marathons and ultra-marathons under her belt including eight 100-mile wins. She is a successful business owner and has given endlessly back to our community. Take a listen …

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June 25, 2021

Episode 39 - Western States Week - Live at the Aid Station

The town of Auburn is vibrating with excitement! The 2021 Western States Endurance Run is in the final countdown for race day. The Mile 99 Crew sits down at the Auburn Aid Station to celebrate LIVE IN PERSON for WSER100 storytelling. Take a listen and see you on the Western States Trail. --- Your hosts: Jessica Harris / Greg Larkin / Mike Turner Artwork/logo by Krista Cavender: / | IG: Intro/outro music: Joseph McDade - E…

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June 11, 2021

Episode 38 - Ben Mitchell

This episode is packed with epic adventures and race details for some of our Bucket List races. Ben R.E. Mitchell has created and set FKTs, traveled far and raced long. Tune in to hear about his adventures. Subscribe to our Patreon for a shout-out on the live! Support the show (

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May 28, 2021

Episode 37 - Craig Thornley, Diana Fitzpatrick and Dr. Andy Pasternak

The Western States 100 Endurance Run crew joined us again for the latest updates, talked us through new policies and what this 2021 race year will look like. Download this episode with RD Craig Thornley, board president Diana Fitzpatrick and medical director Dr. Andy Pasternak today! See ya on the trails. #SeeYaAtStates Medical volunteers needed: Medical – Western States Endurance Run ( All other volunteers: I Want To Volunteer – Western States Endurance Run ( Western States t…

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