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The Becoming Ultra is all about that first Ultra. We follow other runners training for their first Ultra, interview race directors of Ultra's, talk training tips, and just about anything for that next, very long, step.
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Now displaying: February, 2018
Feb 28, 2018

Susan is like so many other runners.  She lives somewhere that has no resemblance of of the terrain and elevation gain of the race she is training for in April.  So, we have to get creative.  We hope some of these ideas help you in your training!

This episode is sponsored by Health IQ, an insurance company that helps health conscious people get special life insurance rates.  Go to healthiq.com/ultra to support the show and learn more.  If you end up calling instead, let them know the code “ultra” as a referral!

Feb 27, 2018

James has an extremely positive outlook but sometimes when you step in the freezing cold creek, even a bald eagle isn't enough to salvage the day.  Dealing with a mentally draining and down week happens to every runner so have a third party look at it with fresh eyes is sometimes all you need to turn it around. Enjoy the show!

This episode is sponsored by Health IQ, an insurance company that helps health conscious people get special life insurance rates.  Go to healthiq.com/ultra to support the show and learn more.  If you end up calling instead, let them know the code “ultra” as a referral!

Feb 22, 2018

Do you remember your first marathon?  Are you planning on running one soon?  Either way, listening to Eli talk about her first experience was pretty cool.  What did she learn from the experience and what will her next two months of training up to her Zion 50k look like.  Enjoy the show!

This episode is sponsored by Health IQ, an insurance company that helps health conscious people get special life insurance rates.  Go to healthiq.com/ultra to support the show and learn more.  If you end up calling instead, let them know the code “ultra” as a referral!

Feb 17, 2018

Heath is plugging along and has some new hill workouts to enjoy in the portion of his training we covered. Liza has another rant about a topic that really shouldn't be a thing, defecating mid-race, mid-trail.  Sheesh people. Enjoy the show.

 

This episode is sponsored by Health IQ, an insurance company that helps health conscious people get special life insurance rates.  Go to healthiq.com/ultra to support the show and learn more.  If you end up calling instead, let them know the code “ultra” as a referral!

Feb 12, 2018

Nutrition is such a personal thing for ultra runners. We get to dive in with Eli to see what may help her dial it in for her longer efforts.

This episode is sponsored by Health IQ, an insurance company that helps health conscious people get special life insurance rates.  Go to healthiq.com/ultra to support the show and learn more.  If you end up calling instead, let them know the code “ultra” as a referral!

Feb 1, 2018

It happens slowly, but it does happen.  Train hard and smart and eventually the numbers that seemed impossible are happening every week. Heath has been working hard and his output is showing!  We talk about what to expect in the next training phase. Enjoy the show.

 

This episode is sponsored by Health IQ, an insurance company that helps health conscious people get special life insurance rates.  Go to healthiq.com/ultra to support the show and learn more.  If you end up calling instead, let them know the code “ultra” as a referral!

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