QT: Prepare for the Worst on Race Day, Just in Case…


A couple of weeks ago, I ran my longest race to date: 45 miles.

Well, the course was actually a little short so the race was “only” 43.5 miles or so.

But I missed a turn so ended up with a little bonus trail time and 44.25 miles on the day.

If I’m honest, I had a pretty great day on all fronts.

But going into the race?

I was prepared for 45 miles of misery… Read more

Lauren Jones Is Working To Make Trail Running Accessible To All


My guest today is a lady that is no stranger to logging some serious miles out on the trail whenever she gets the chance.

From hundred milers to FKTs, she has been getting after it for close to a decade and has no plans of slowing down anytime soon.

I am looking forward to trying to keep up with Lauren Jones on the trails today.

Lauren Jones

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Listener Q&A: November 2021


Gobble, gobble goo and gobble gobble gickle…

If you know the next line to that song, then you really are my kind of people.

But if you don’t, it’s all good.

And not for nothing, it probably means you’re a much better/more enlightened person than me anyway…

Let’s dive in to a little Q&A, shall we? Read more

Adam Hughes Is Making His Mark With the Pre Race Podcast


My guest today is a runner and fellow podcast host, so it only makes sense that we will have a lot to talk about.

As an ultra runner, he is sure to have some stories that no doubt we will get into today.

I am looking forward to going a few easy miles with Adam Hughes today.

Adam Hughes

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Thanksgiving Feast

QT: Thanksgiving Running and Eating All the Food (Best Of-ish)


This post was originally part of Episode 337 released in November of 2016 and is more or less copied and pasted from that post. The audio, however, is a new take on the topic.

Is it just me, or have the number of Turkey Trots/Thanksgiving themed races increased in the past few years? 

Before I started running regularly I admittedly didn’t pay much attention to these types of runs so maybe I just missed them.

That said, it seems like more and more people (runners and non-runners alike) are participating in a run on Thanksgiving morning before eating all of the food.

Thanksgiving Feast

Amen! (One of my fav GIFs ever, BTW!)

Whether or not you’re planning to run an “official” race on Thanksgiving Day, I hope you’re able to get a few miles in at some point.

And if you do, here are a few things to keep in mind… Read more