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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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Now displaying: June, 2017
Jun 26, 2017

Grady is still having a pretty tough go at it after his episode with rhabdomyolysis. 

How can you mentally get over an injury or episode and get back to your normal self as a runner and athlete?

Ian has some Western States Predictions.

Jun 22, 2017

Alice had wanted to run an ultra for some time.  When she saw the chance for some serious training, she jumped at the opportunity.  A fun and real look at everyday runners going for epic goals!

Jun 17, 2017

Rebecca has a 50k coming up.  

How does Liza have her use intervals for her training? 

How can you use intervals?

What are some of the obvious benefits of interval training?

On the subject of intervals, when have your hosts run from stuff out on training runs?  

Enjoy the Becoming Ultra show!

Jun 16, 2017

We all lose loved ones.  What is the best way to get back to the trails after the loss?  We try to answer that one on the show today.

Thanks for listening!

Jun 13, 2017

Pam Smith is a talented ultra runner who just so happens to be a medical doctor as well. She joins us to teach us about rhabdomyolysis after Grady suffered an episode on a long trail run a couple weeks ago.  What is rhabdomyolysis?  When should you worry? What do runners need to know? What are Grady's next steps?

 

All this and more  on the show!

Jun 3, 2017

While all of you are looking for hills to run, Rebecca has to drive two hours to get away from them.  We try to put a bandaid on this issue as well as add serious training tips to the issue.  Also, a public service announcement regarding NSAIDS and running. Seriously y'all.  Enjoy.

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