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Becoming Ultra

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: Category: Season 14
Sep 15, 2023

Ian Sharman and his company Sharman Ultra have been partners with Becoming Ultra since the first season way back in 2015.  His insights to the sport and coaching are always interesting and today we took some time to talk about a bunch of stuff to get you pumped for the new season.

Some of the things we covered:

  • What is new, if anything, with the sport.
  • How coaching is evolving
  • The types of athletes he would love to see apply.

Be sure to check out the episode with the RD of the Red Rocks of Sedona Trail Races, Erica.  

Be sure to share this episode and the other Season 14 shows with someone who needs to run their first ultra!

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Sep 15, 2023

Addie Bracy has had an awesome running career and life that started at an early age wanting to run with her dad.  On today's show, we get to introduce the newest coach for Season 14 and learn a bunch along the way.

Some of the things we covered:

  • How she got into running
  • Why her major was track and cross country at UNC
  • How she got into ultra running and learned so much the hard way
  • Why she delved so deep into the psychology of sport
  • Why durability is important
  • Some mental red flags for runners to be aware of and who she is excited to see apply for Season 14!

 

Be sure to check out the episode with the RD of the Red Rocks of Sedona Trail Races, Erica.  

Be sure to share this episode and the other Season 14 shows with someone who needs to run their first ultra!

Apply NOW!

Sep 15, 2023

On this show, the official launch of Season 14, Scott hangs out with the Race Director of the Red Rocks of Sedona Trail Races, Erica.  

We talk about:

  • Why she started the races after moving there from California.
  • What the trails for the course are like and why it's tougher than the vertical suggests
  • Best places to stay in town for travelers
  • Why it's a great place for first time ultra runners
  • Why she added so many distances for one day of running
  • Why the after party is going to be so fun!

Be sure to share this episode and the other Season 14 shows with someone who needs to run their first ultra!

Apply NOW!

 

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