March 19, 2021

Episode 30 - Sarah Estrella

During 2020, we saw the rise of FKT attempts while so many races had been cancelled and postponed due to the pandemic. The 2021 FKT season is off to a blistering start with the Death Valley N-S standard route crossing …

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March 5, 2021

Episode 29 - Karen and Kjell Frames

For our 29th episode, we sat down with two fixtures of our trail running community, Karen and Kjell Framnes! You can count on seeing Karen, Kjell and their daughter Olivia at pretty much any trail race in Northern California ...

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Feb. 20, 2021

Episode 28 - Jenny Maier

In this episode, Jenny Maier joined us to talk about her unique approach to combining personal training, strength and mobility work and yoga to help build balanced runners with longevity in the sport. We got some great insigh...

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Feb. 5, 2021

Episode 27 - Craig Thornley, Dr. Andy Pasternak, Diana Fitzpatrick, a…

In this episode, we were joined by Western States Endurance Run race director Craig Thornley, race medical director Dr. Andy Pasternak, president of the board of directors Diana Fitzpatrick, and vice president of the board Ti...

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Jan. 23, 2021

Episode 26 - Clint and Halle Welch

In this episode, we are joined by Clint Welch and his daughter Halle. Clint has been a fixture on the Northern California ultrarunning scene for a number of years, and his daughter Halle has taken up running to follow in …

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Jan. 14, 2021

Rebecca Redlines Cancer - Live

In our final episode with Rebecca Sperry, she joined us for a live wrap-up interview as she recently completed her twelve rounds of chemotherapy and is starting a new phase of cancer treatment. During the interview, we reflec...

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Jan. 8, 2021

Episode 25 - Katie Grossman

Katie Grossman, an accomplished professional mountain ultrarunner, advertising creative, soon-to-be mother of two and assistant RD of the Angeles Crest 100, sat down with us to talk about her early life, running and racing at...

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Jan. 2, 2021

Episode 24 - Jocelyn Watson

Jocelyn Watson joined us for our 24th episode to talk about her running career starting all the way back in middle school, through high school, into college and beyond. She started out in track and cross-country but eventuall...

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Dec. 24, 2020

Episode 23 - Forlorn Hope Expedition Team

The modern-day Forlorn Hope Expedition Team sat down with us in this episode to talk about the genesis, planning and execution of their recently-completed journey from Donner Memorial State Park in Truckee, CA to Johnson's Ra...

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Dec. 18, 2020

Episode 22 - Eddie Schmidt

Auburn resident Eddie Schmidt sat down with us for a great conversation about his early years as a runner and how much family and the ultrarunning community means to him. Eddie started running seriously later in life after so...

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Dec. 5, 2020

Episode 21 - Craig Thornley, Tim Twietmeyer and Dr. Andy Pasternak

Western States Endurance Run race director Craig Thornley, board member Tim Twietmeyer and medical director Dr. Andy Pasternak joined us for our 21st episode to talk all about the current state of the race as we head into 202...

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Nov. 19, 2020

Episode 20 - Bryan Paisley

Bryan Paisley joined us for an honest and in-depth look at his life, how he emerged from addiction and manages his bipolar diagnosis through meditation and running. He shared many stories, the joy he finds in running, finding...

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Nov. 13, 2020

Episode 19 - Dan Barger

On October 30th, 2020 Dan Barger started from the Placer High School track, the legendary finish line of the Western States Endurance Run with his second attempt to complete a full out and back from Auburn to Olympic Valley a...

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Nov. 12, 2020

Episode 18 - Bruce Nguyen

Bruce Nguyen started his running career in 2013 with a 5k race, and fast forward seven years to 2020 where he completed the Moab 240 trail race in 106 hours! Bruce joined us for this episode to talk about his …

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Oct. 29, 2020

Episode 17 - Bob Crowley

Bob Crowley, ultrarunning legend and current ITRA (International Trail Running Association) president, joined us in this episode to talk about his start in the sport, his involvement with ITRA, his latest adventure project a...

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