Grace and Ashleigh share how the journey has been over these last 6 months. From hoping she wouldn't get picked to having her dad on her mind on these efforts, it was a heartfelt and fun call. Can't wait to see what they get done in Oregon this weekend! Enjoy.
Bill and Caitlin are rolling up to their first 50k and ultra with unique experiences and lots of new perspective. Caitlin is feeling better with the IT band issue and Bill is more than anything, curious to see what the experience will bring. We can't wait to see how they do out there! Enjoy.
It's been a great 6 months of training and getting to know Priscila and Lauren as they train for their first ultra in Oregon. We gave them a chance to reflect on the training and the process and can't wait to see how they do covering the distance in a few days. Enjoy the show!
Todd and Renee Janssen join us to answer questions from the Season 9 runners. A little strategy, where to take care of business, and where the course is mentally toughest are just a few of the questions. Enjoy the show!
With the training cycle winding down Coach Ian Sharman continued the explanation of the taper and why it's so important. Brian and Carly have a few more last minute questions as well. Enjoy!
Ashleigh and Grace are both excited and really nervous for their upcoming 50k. Amanda explains the why's and how's around their upcoming taper and it helps put them at ease a bit. 6 months of training and they are about good to go!
Caitlin has a pain on the outside of her knee on a recent training run and has to back off. Bill promises more and more vertical on his runs. This and more in the training for their first ultra in a few weeks! Enjoy!
Lauren talks about how she is feeling after hitting a trail marathon in training and Priscila is recovering from a hamstring issue. They both rate their confidence with only a couple weeks away to their first ultra. Enjoy!
Carly and Brian are both plugging away in the middle of the toughest part of training. A trail camp recap and surprising success on day two of a back to back are on the forefront! Enjoy!
Ashley and Grace share their training from the last few weeks. Some doubts and some big triumphs along with just hammering away. Their first ultra is in a few weeks!
Caitlin has a down-cycle after a huge week and Bill gives us his feedback from an adventurous trail camp in Colorado. Listen to two runners train for their first ultra on the show!
Join Coach Ellie Greenwood and her runners for Season 9 as they go over the training from the last few weeks and find out what is in store coming up! Lauren gets noticed at a restaurant. Priscila deals with a little knee issue that doesn't seem serious. Enjoy the show!
Carly and Brian catch us up on the last couple weeks of training. Carly is running a half marathon for the first time since Covid and Brian has some great observations from his training during travel. Enjoy!
Will Benitez of On Pace Wellness hops on for another episode about nutrition in life and running! We fielded listener questions and you all did not disappoint. From dealing with anxiety and what foods are best to deal to whether or not you should buy your favorite nutrition products or just eat applesauce. Join us and you'll get something out of it for sure! Enjoy.
Bill and Caitlin catch up and bring their training questions to the call. Dealing with nausea and planning for rare afternoon long runs came up. Enjoy the show!
Coach Ellie and Scott catch up with Lauren and Priscila. The run streaks that did, and didn't, happen. Why Priscila's Monday's are her favorite run of the week. What is coming up in the training! Enjoy the show.
Carly and Brian catch us up on their training. The miles are getting longer but the focus and commitment has not waned at all. Enjoy!
It's been a bit longer between calls so it's great to catch up with them to see how they are doing with their training. Some well earned fatigue that is common for this stage of training and changing weather looks to help them keep rolling! Enjoy!
Scott and nutritionist Will hop on for another talk about how to optimize our eating habits for better running performance. How do you curb the cravings? Scott shares his weakness with cookies. Will gives actionable advice. Enjoy!
Bill and Caitlin join Coach Scott to catch up on all things training and adjusting to new training concepts. Recovering between runs and specifically longer back to back efforts came up as well as the 14 day run streak. Enjoy!
Coach Ellie catches up with Lauren and Priscila as they are at the halfway point of their training for the first 50k! Lauren hit a tough mental spot and Priscila headed to Hawaii for a getaway. The 2 week run streak is beginning as well. Enjoy!
Ian hops on and talks through the most recent training with Brian and Carly. Brutal cold and winter weather affects both runners but they are plugging away. We talk about their 5k retest and also talk about total hours of training per week to get an idea of the commitment that new ultra runners can expect! Enjoy!
Priscila and Lauren are plugging away with their training and seeing some great results. Lauren is in Hawaii making everyone jealous but still training hard. Priscila is dealing with weather like the rest of the country! Check in and see how their retest went for the 1 mile and 5k trials. Enjoy!
While Bill is delegated to the treadmill a lot lately Caitlin is getting much stronger in slightly better West coast weather. They both find success with their retest of the 5k and 1 mile trial. We also talk hydration details for longer upcoming efforts.
Carly and Brian hop on to talk about retesting the 1 mile and 5k as well as where the rest of their training is to date. Pacing for long runs and changing up running variables also come up in the talk. Enjoy!