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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: Category: Season 10
Jul 31, 2021

Mariah and Dave keep pushing and they are both learning how much of this effort is going to be mental.  Mariah takes a tumble.  Coach Basham is back to racing.  Enjoy!

Jul 24, 2021

Jen and Randi are learning something new every week.  Whether it be about pushing through mental barriers and knowing when to call it a day or simply better ways to NOT fall on the trail, they are figuring it out.  Enjoy the show!

Jul 19, 2021

Coach Hillary catches up with Bailey and Katie as they finish up their 5k trials early on in the training.  They also talk about the accountability in training and the upcoming effforts!

Jul 14, 2021

Miranda tries out some new gear after years of road running.  Melissa deal with a little achilles, low leg issue (tightness).  Listen in to see how their coach Ellie guides them through some new training concepts!  

Jul 13, 2021

Dave asks a great question about how to know how hard to push.  Mariah is dealing with some stomach issues on the longer runs.  Coach Basham helps them through it all even with her own epic runs coming up!  They both let us know how their 5k trial went too.  Enjoy the show!

Jul 9, 2021

Jennifer and Randi both complete their 5k trial and are following the training really well!  Randi had a shoulder injury scare early in the training but seems to be doing well now!  Jennifer had a challenging interval set on the treadmill for a new format and they both had little trail falls recently. All in all, a great start to Season 10 for these awesome women!

Jul 4, 2021

Coach Ellie Greenwood gets to meet her Season 10 runners Melissa and Miranda during their first call of the season.  Both are seasoned road runners but it looks like trails might be a new adventure for them.  Enjoy!

Jul 4, 2021

Enjoy the newest episode where coach Amanda Basham meets her runners for the newest season of Becoming Ultra.  Dave and Mariah have totally different stories but both are primed for a great experience.. Enjoy the show!

Jun 28, 2021

On the first call of the season for first time Becoming Ultra coach Hillary Allen, we get to meet her runners Bailey of Colorado and Katie of California.  Lots of great energy and excitement that will surely lead to an epic training season.  Enjoy!

Jun 28, 2021

The first calls of Season 10 runners and their coaches are starting to leak out.  On this call, Scott meets Randi from Wisconsin and Jennifer from Arizona.  They will both have unique and challenging training and we can't wait to follow along!

Jun 15, 2021

On this episode Scott, Hillary, Ellie, and Amanda sit down to pick the runners for season 10.  Big shout out to everyone who put themselves out there and applied!  Time to do the work now!

Jun 15, 2021

For every Season our application process includes an audio portion where we can get to know the runners a bit better before choosing who to coach for the project.  This episode is a collection of all of the audio applicants for Season 10.  Enjoy! 

Jun 3, 2021

Hang out with coaches Hillary Allen, Amanda Basham, Ellie Greenwood, and Scott Jones as they get pumped for Season 10 to begin.  They talk about east coast running, the types of people who should apply, and more.  Enjoy.  While you are at it, apply!

Jun 3, 2021

Mike Spiller of Rev3Endurance and host of the featured 50k for Season 10 joins us to talk all about the upcoming weekend in October in the idyllic Basye, Virginia.  The course, the region, and everything else you need to know is on the show.  If you want to sign up, use BECOMINGULTRA20 for a 20% discount!

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