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Becoming Ultra

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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Dec 6, 2019

Will and Ellie get to chat for the first time on the show. We learn when the switch flipped for Will and when and why he started running.  We also dive into the initial coaching expectations between the two.  Enjoy.

Dec 5, 2019

We didn't waste any time getting to know Emily on her first call of the newest season.  Ian Sharman will be coaching Emily to her first ultra in 2020 at Smith Rock Ascent.  This is the first day of the journey and we were there to capture it.  It went deep pretty quick but we loved the authenticity and can't wait for more. 

Nov 22, 2019

On this Band of Runners series we will be sharing some of our favorite speeches from the camp that happens in Texas every year for Veterans and runners from all over.  Pam Smith is one of the best runners and humans in the sport. We think you'll enjoy!

Nov 21, 2019

Your host, Scott Jones, along with Ellie Greenwood and Ian Sharman spend some time deciding who will be featured to train for their first ultra on the Becoming Ultra Project!

Nov 9, 2019

Scott had the chance to sit down with Rob Steger of Training for Ultra and talk all things running from his big efforts over 200 miles to the launch of Season 8. It was a live interview and we think you'll really enjoy it! Thanks for listening!

Nov 8, 2019

If you have ever even considered running an ultra, this show is for you.  We are launching Season 8 of the Becoming Ultra Project.  World class coaching and even better accountability to get you to the start and finish line of your first ultra. We just happened to choose one of the most beautiful ultra's we could find in Oregon, the Smith Rock Ascent.  Listen to the show and then go apply of find someone else to apply!  It's going to be a blast!

Nov 8, 2019

Todd and his wife Renee have a passion for their company, Go Beyond Racing, and it shows on this preview of their race at Smith Rock State Park. All you have to do is look at a couple of the race pics to be blown away.  Tons of smooth single track, course strategy, and more about this awesome race we are featuring for Season 8 of Becoming Ultra. 

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