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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: July, 2020
Jul 26, 2020

Coach Ellie Greenwood catches up with Brittany and Moriah for the first call since they got started with the training for their first 50k this year!  Enjoy the show.

Jul 26, 2020

Ian catches up with Emily and Kristina after a couple weeks of training.  A few days off serves Emily well after a common niggle.  We talk about nerves before big runs.  They both run their time trial.  Enjoy the show!

Jul 25, 2020

Whitney and Amanda both ran a 10k trial, one included vomit, and a one mile trial as one of the challenges of this season of Becoming Ultra.  They talk about the early training and get ready for a big month of training!

Jul 22, 2020

Shanna Sears is a runner and Licensed Clinical Social Worker.  Well, she was for one more day as of the recording of this show.  So why did she decide now was the time to quit her cozy job and go for her dreams?  That's what the call was about. If you are or ever have been considering taking a similar leap you should listen to this one!  Enjoy!

Jul 20, 2020

The coaches get on a call to figure out what challenges the Season 8.5 runners would be going through.  They ended up with 8 really solid concepts!  They also go over the route in Colorado and throw a few ideas around. Enjoy the show!

Jul 11, 2020

Coach Scott Jones gets to meet his runners for the first time on the first episode of the Season 8.5!  Becoming Ultra is all about helping runners run their first ultra.  This season, we are trying to get 8 of them to run their first on November 14th!

Jul 11, 2020

Coach Amanda Basham gets to meet her runners for the first time on the first episode of the Season 8.5!  Becoming Ultra is all about helping runners run their first ultra.  This season, we are trying to get 8 of them to run their first on November 14th!

Jul 11, 2020

Coach Ellie Greenwood gets to meet her runners for the first time on the first episode of the Season 8.5!  Becoming Ultra is all about helping runners run their first ultra.  This season, we are trying to get 8 of them to run their first on November 14th!

Jul 11, 2020

Coach Ian Sharman gets to meet his runners for the first time on the first episode of the Season 8.5!  Becoming Ultra is all about helping runners run their first ultra.  This season, we are trying to get 8 of them to run their first on November 14th!

Jul 5, 2020

As ambitious as it was, and is, Season 8.5 selection show and process is in the bag.  Seventeen amazing humans and runners from around North America threw their name in the hat to be a part of the most recent Becoming Ultra season where runners will ramp up to an Ultra distance run in November of 2020.  Four coaches, two teams, and one goal.   

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Jul 3, 2020

Take a listen to the runners who applied for the newest season of Becoming Ultra.  It's not easy putting yourself out there so major props to these amazing people all over the country.

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