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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: April, 2018
Apr 27, 2018

Red had a heck of an adventure in the desert going for her first 100k. Not everything went perfect but she did learn a lot.  The best part, she is ready to get after it again!  Enjoy the show.

Apr 27, 2018

Susan trained for 6 months for an ultra in Zion, from the flat beach in Daytona Beach, Florida.  This call was the recap of the race and the training that got her there. We hope you learn something from her and every show we post. Thanks for listening.

Apr 24, 2018

After the 50k a bunch of the runners from Team BU were able to get together poolside to hang out a bit.  We ended up recording a round robin style interview session where everyone got to interview one other runners for a few minutes.  This is what happened!  Enjoy.  More on Team BU at www.becomingultra.com/teambu

Apr 18, 2018

Susan fought through an early injury to being very consistent over the last few months. She had to get creative to train for a desert and mountain ultra from Florida but we think she nailed what was needed to have a great race. Enjoy the last call before the big day!  Thanks for listening.

Apr 18, 2018

Red is ready to get to Zion and get after it. Hear who she runs for and why she runs!  Enjoy the show.

Apr 14, 2018

Heath is struggling with the free time physically and mentally during his taper but Liza brings him back.  What is his race day plan?  What are his goals?  All this and more on today's show. Enjoy.

Apr 14, 2018

James completed his first attempt at a 50 mile run on the first try and was only a couple minutes from his stretch goal.  Listen to what he learned and what's next.  NO intro, no frills, just a conversation between James and his coach, Scott after reaching an epic goal!

Apr 9, 2018

Zach and Eli have been working together since the fall of 2017 and in a few short days they get to see all of the hard work pay off.  Enjoy the show and the last advice from a coach to his first time ultra runner!

Apr 6, 2018

James has his first 50 miler this week. This call was about preparation both physically and mentally. We hope this helped him and you get ready for your next big effort.

Apr 3, 2018

Liza goes over the variables in setting up a pacing goal for the Zion 50k for Heath and other considerations based on the specific course.  Enjoy the show!

Apr 2, 2018

Eli has been with us since late October sharing her journey in training for her first ultra. Today, we get to know all about her life. The ups and downs and everything in between.  It was our pleasure and we hope you find just one more reason to root for her out there!

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