We are almost at the halfway point for season 13 and the runners are getting it done and learning along the way. Learning how to get training in when travel is imminent and learning what running on trails feels like after a long winter. Hillary was traveling too and shares a little about her time in Spain. Enjoy the show!
Kristi and Kelsey had some good questions for coach Basham. Their training is right on schedule for the big day in June. Becoming Ultra is all about following the journey of ultra runners!
Coach Annie Hughes catches up with Jasmine and Darin as they prepare for the 50k and 50 mile run in Oregon. Darin ran into his first snake of the season in Arizona and Jasmine gets ready for a 50k in Oregon soon. Becoming Ultra follows the journey of ultra runners!
Darin has a scheduling snafu for the last team call so Coach Annie Hughes hopped on a call and sent us the recording to catch up on Darin and his progress in training. Enjoy the episode!
Isabel and Stacey take some classic advice from their coach Hillary on this most recent episode! Stacey juggles parenting and dark mornings and Kelsey keeps plugging along in the early training for the Oregon Ultra this coming June!
If only every week and every run would feel perfect everyone would do this stuff. The truth is, it rarely goes as smoothly as you would like. This last week is a perfect example. Delorean and Chelsea both have been dealing with some issues but we gameplan how to get back on a roll. We hope you can relate and enjoy the show!
On this epsiode we talked about the early volume with the runners, how to deal with Texas winters, when to fuel on your longer runs, and coach Basham talks about her New Zealand racing experience. Kristi and Kelsey have had a great start to the season 13 training. Enjoy the show. Looking for adventure? Check out our retreats.
If the title says anything it's that these two runners were dealing with some stuff in the last couple weeks. We talk about lot's of life and running in this one so I think you'll enjoy and be able to relate. Enjoy the show!
On this episode Coach Annie Hughes and Scott find out where Jasmine is in her training physically and mentally. She is training for her first 50 miler. Enjoy the show!
Isabel and Stacey are under way with their training from coach Hillary Allen! Intervals and pyramid sets to make it more interesting early on is the goal. Stacey talks about the challenge of switiching from lots of treadmill miles to outside miles and Isabel shares her goal of being able to run up a local route without stopping! Good stuff!
Early training for the runners of Season 13 is not disappointing. Chelsea gets the work done and has some great, if not funny, feedback about her core work. Delorean nails the runs but may have cut a bit more than a carrot on the cutting board. Hopefully he is ok. We follow the journey of runners doing big things!
Coach Amanda Basham gets to meet her runners for Season 13 for the first time on today's call. Kristi from Texas and Kelsey from Oregon. They both balance so many things and found running in different ways so watching them train for their first 50k and 50 Miler is going to be a blast! Enjoy the show.
Coach Hillary gets to meet her runners for the first time on this episode. Stacey and Isabel are both on the west coast and we get to know more about them today. We hope you enjoy!
Coach Annie Hughes finally gets to meet her runners for this Season 13 of the Becoming Ultra Project. Jasmine and Darin are respectively the oldest and youngest of the season and they both were great to get to know on this first call. From Darin's sobriety and Jasmine dealing with loss, they are both going to bring so much to the listeners and other runners this season. We hope you enjoy the show!
This is the first episode introducing the runners of Season 13. Delorean will be running his first 50 miler while he tends to family issues like raising young kids and his wife's cancer treatment as well as a busy work life. Chelsea will be running her first 50k in the state she grew up in and is looking to prove to herself what she is capable of. They are being coached by Scott and today's call captures their first time meeting as well. Enjoy the show!
Join Scott, Hillary, Annie, and Amanda as they choose the runners for Season 13 of the Becoming Ultra Project!
From across the country, and world, applicants shared the reasons they wanted to be a part of the Becoming Ultra Project! We will be choosing during the selection show so stay tuned. Thanks for listening.
Coach Hillary Allen and Scott spend a few minutes talking about the first Becoming Ultra international retreat in Costa Rica in February of 2023. They talk about the itinerary and the launch of Season 13! Enjoy the show!
Apply for Season 13
Every season for Becoming Ultra, we partner with a new race for the runners to train for and go and run. This season, we head to the Pacific Northwest to run the trails near Mt. Hood. Today we talk to the race directors to learn everything there is to know about the race and surrounding areas. Enjoy the show!
On this episode, we introduce the newest addition to the Season 13 coaching crew, Annie Hughes. Annie has been racing at a very high level but today we dive into her story and coaching philosophy. It's going to be fun to see how her experiences add to the project. Enjoy and you can apply here for Season 13!
Coach Amanda Basham and Scott talk about raising kids and training and how the mindset after two kids may affect her racing efforts! We talk about the Season 13 race and can't wait to see who applies. You can here.