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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 5
Nov 4, 2017

We go back to a question Eli had last week about fasted runs and dive in a bit more in depth.  Who should be doing these? How? Why?  Also, we catch up on her training for the next couple weeks and Zach had a great comeback from injury race recently!

 

Enjoy the show!

Oct 29, 2017

Heath is a few weeks into his training plan and is dealing with a couple typical niggles that runners experience when ramping up volume so we address those issues.  Liza was across the world on Reunion Island racing.  It didn't go as planned but there are lessons to be learned as always!

Oct 21, 2017

Eli is in week two of her training with coach Zach Bitter.  She has lots of great questions most newbies probably have as well. Enjoy the show!

Oct 12, 2017

What are some things to consider in the very first weeks of training for your first ultra?  How to trust your coach early on in the process.  Liza test's new electrolyte mixture during her 50 miler last week.  It didn't go so well. 

Enjoy the show!

Oct 8, 2017

Heath Thomas of San Antonio is making a comeback to running.  Find out where his training is now and how Liza is going to get him started with his training.  This is the first time the coach and runner have met as well.  Enjoy the show!

Oct 7, 2017

Eli Nettles will be coached by Zach Bitter on Season 5 of the Becoming Ultra Project. Learn about her and listen to her first interaction with her coach!  It's going to be an interesting season as always!

Sep 29, 2017

Becoming Ultra is back at it with Season 5.  With the beautiful Zion as the back drop in April 2018 as the race destination, Zach Bitter, Liza Howard, and the host, Scott Jones will have to decide who to choose for the Becoming Ultra project's Season 5 runners.

Enjoy the show!

Sep 8, 2017

On the first day of the first ever live event from the efforts of the Becoming Ultra Project, a trail camp in Colorado, we are humbly launching another season of Becoming Ultra.  A new coach, a new coaching program built on storytelling and accountability, and what we expect from the future runners training for this feat. 

If you aren't applying, could you share with someone you think should!  All the details for applying can be found at www.becomingultra.com/season5

 

Thanks for listening.  

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