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!

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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May 21, 2021

Episode 36 - Paulo Medina

Paulo Medina is a race director for SingleTrack Running and owner of The Aid Station in Auburn, CA. We spent the episode learning how he became a runner, business owner, and a pillar to our local Auburn, CA running community. Join us for a feel-good hour of community and some exciting news about Paulo! Our Patreon is up! Support us for $1! SingleTrack Running – No benches, no half-time, no time-outs…Welcome to my world. 100 miles to Auburn SingleTrack Running Shop online: www.auburnaidstation.c…

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May 14, 2021

Episode 35 - Danny Murphy

Hot off an 8 hour finish at the American River 50 race, Danny Murphy, the creator of UltraPacer, sat down with us to walk us through his ultrarunning career. As a dad to two young children, a husband and a busy civil engineer, Danny had to find a way to maximize his training. He has done so with a variety of techniques including his own software project and lots of early morning runs! Download his episode to hear how you can use UltraPacer today and get those same benefits! Instagram: https://i…

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April 16, 2021

Episode 34 - Maria Steinhauser

Grand theft auto? Podium finishes? Master’s degree? Episode 34 featured Maria Steinhauser and her journey through single parenting, grad school, full-time teaching, and podium finishes. We shared an hour laughing and reliving some of her adventures. Maria is a driven, successful, compassionate, and hard-working human. Her pacers might have accidentally stolen a car while she was running as well! Tune in to hear how it all played out. Don’t forget to rate and review. Subscribe to our Patreon for…

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April 9, 2021

Episode 33 - Jamil Coury

Jamil Coury joined us for Episode 33. We dove right in and discussed the good, bad and ugly that came from a year of pandemic race directing. We touched on the 2021 Barkley marathons and how Jamil’s day(s) unfolded. Mike is running Cocodona 250 while Jess and Greg are crewing him. We were itching to get all the extra details for this race. It is going to be a great week built on years and years of planning. Download to hear the full conversation. Rate and review! COCODONA 250 runners: Don’t fo…

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