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Jan. 26, 2023

Caleb Efta - High Lonesome 100 | UTMB Policy, Trail Running Values, G…

Caleb Efta is one of the Race Directors for the High Lonesome 100 in the Sawatch Range of Colorado. Caleb joins the show to explain why UTMB races have been excluded from the qualifying process for High Lonesome which sets …

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Jan. 19, 2023

Long Run Archives #9 | True Fans Of Trail Running, 100 Mile Hot Takes…

I’m joined by co-host Brett Hornig and special guest Tim Tollefson to riff pretty much free-form about the world of mountain ultra trail running for 2 hours. It's a good one. Timestamps: (2:46) - Tim's sponsorship change, bei...

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Jan. 12, 2023

Courtney Dauwalter | Bandera Reflections, Career Trajectory, Pain Cav…

Courtney Dauwalter returns to the podcast to talk about Bandera, the moment she went all in on ultra running, whether she’s interested in returning to Barkley, and for the hometown listeners here in Salt Lake City, whether sh...

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Jan. 11, 2023

Bandera 100K Recap | Live Coverage Reflections, Future Media Ideas, R…

In this episode I’m joined by Brett Hornig, Leah Yingling, and mike McMonagle to recap the Bandera 100K weekend. First, we talk reflect on our experience covering the race - Leah talks about on the ground reporting, Brett tal...

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Jan. 10, 2023

Peter Abraham | Athlete Sponsorship, Live Race Coverage, Fan Creation…

Peter Abraham is a content marketing expert who has worked with brands like Nike, ESPN, Red Bull, Lululemon, Hoka NAZ Elite, and the LA Marathon. He joins the Singletrack Podcast to talk about athlete sponsorship, trail runni...

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Jan. 3, 2023

2023 Bandera 100K Preview | Analysis, Storylines, Predictions

In this episode, I am joined by Brett Hornig and Leah Yingling to preview the 2023 Bandera 100K. We analyze the course, talk about what it's going to take to be successful, note some of the interesting storylines around the …

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Jan. 3, 2023

Ryan Montgomery | 2023 Bandera 100K Pre-Race Interview

Ryan Montgomery is a professional trail runner for Altra based in Wanship, UT lining up for the 2023 Bandera 100K later this week. Sponsors: Rabbit - use code Singletrack30 at checkout on their website (https://www.runinrabbi...

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Jan. 3, 2023

Joe McConaughy | 2023 Bandera 100K Pre-Race Interview

Joe McConaughy is a professional trail runner for Brooks based in Seattle, WA lining up for the 2023 Bandera 100K later this week. Sponsors: Rabbit - use code Singletrack30 at checkout on their website (https://www.runinrabbi...

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Jan. 3, 2023

Amanda Basham | 2023 Bandera 100K Pre-Race Interview

Amanda Basham is a professional trail runner for Altra based in Boulder, CO lining up for the 2023 Bandera 100K later this week. Sponsors: Rabbit - use code Singletrack30 at checkout on their website (https://www.runinrabbit....

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Jan. 2, 2023

Courtney Dauwalter | 2023 Bandera 100K Pre-Race Interview

Courtney Dauwalter is a professional trail runner for Salomon based in Leadville, CO lining up for the 2023 Bandera 100K later this week. Sponsors: Rabbit - use code Singletrack30 at checkout on their website (https://www.run...

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Jan. 2, 2023

Andy Wacker | America's Next Trail Running Team

Andy Wacker is a professional trail runner for Salomon based in Boulder, CO. The focus of our conversation is on Andy’s new organization called the “Trail Team” , which is launching in 2023 to support and develop rising Ameri...

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Dec. 29, 2022

Dan Curts | Chasing The Pro Running Dream, Sub-Ultra Focus, Northeast…

In our last episode of 2022 we are talking with Dan Curts, a professional trail runner based in Norwich, VT. This is a wide-ranging conversation in which we talk about the disillusionment that can come about in the collegiate...

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Dec. 23, 2022

Rod Farvard | UTMB Reflections, New Ultrarunning Perspectives, Doi In…

Rod Farvard is a professional trail runner based in Mammoth Lakes, CA. He returns to the podcast to reflect on his racing, training, and life events in the second half of 2022. Sponsors: Kodiak Cakes - use code Singletrack15 ...

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Dec. 19, 2022

2022 Year In Mountain Ultra Trail Running | Ultrarunner Of The Year A…

I am joined by co-hosts Brett Hornig and Leah Yingling to recap the year in mountain ultra trail running. We cover our personal highlights, favorite storylines, biggest changes in the sport, the rookie athletes that burst ont...

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Dec. 16, 2022

Imagining "Battle Of The Brands" For Mountain Ultra Trail Running

What if there was a dedicated event series where brands like Hoka, Salomon, North Face, and Adidas Terrex had the opportunity to showcase the strengths of their teams and exclusively compete against each other across the prim...

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Dec. 9, 2022

Long Run Archives #8 | Ties In Ultrarunning, Pacers At Western States…

We talk about Brett’s new Youtube channel, the first place tie at Ultra Trail Cape Town, UTMB Thailand, the timing of the 2023 World Trail Championships, the idea of no pacers at Western States, and contract season for pro ru...

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Dec. 5, 2022

Finn Melanson On The Everyday Ultra Podcast

This is a special episode where I am on the other side of the microphone, so to speak. Joe Corcione from the Everyday Ultra Podcast had me on his show about a month ago and I agreed to repost the …

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Nov. 21, 2022

2022 Ultra Trail Cape Town Preview | Analysis, Storylines, Predictions

In this episode, I am joined by Brett Hornig and Leah Yingling to preview the 2022 Ultra Trail Cape Town 100K. We analyze the course, talk about what it's going to take to be successful, note some of the interesting …

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Nov. 21, 2022

Elov Olsson | 2022 Ultra Trail Cape Town Pre-Race Interview

Elov Olsson is a professional trail and ultra runner for Hoka based in Sweden preparing for his race at the Ultra Trail Cape Town 100 miler this weekend. Timestamps: (0:23) - entry into trail and ultra running (1:40) - lifest...

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Nov. 21, 2022

Ragna Debats | 2022 Ultra Trail Cape Town Pre-Race Interview

Ragna Debats a professional trail and ultra runner for Merrell based in Spain preparing for her race at the Ultra Trail Cape Town 100 miler this weekend. Timestamps: (0:23) - entry into trail and ultrarunning (3:18) - competi...

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Nov. 21, 2022

Nicole Bitter | 2022 Ultra Trail Cape Town Pre-Race Interview

Nicole Bitter is a professional trail and ultra runner for Altra based in Austin, TX preparing for her race at the Ultra Trail Cape Town 100K this weekend. Timestamps: (0:26) - balancing two professional careers (2:00) - refl...

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Nov. 20, 2022

Robbie Simpson | 2022 Ultra Trail Cape Town Pre-Race Interview

Robbie Simpson is a professional trail runner for Adidas Terrex based in Banchory, Scotland preparing for the 2022 Ultra Trail Cape Town 55K. Timestamps: (0:41) - training opportunities in northeast Scotland (1:45) - thoughts...

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Nov. 20, 2022

Hillary Allen | 2022 Ultra Trail Cape Town Pre-Race Interview

Hillary Allen is a professional trail and ultra runner for Brooks based in Boulder, Colorado preparing for the Ultra Trail Cape Town 100 Miler. Timestamps: (0:37) - thinking in terms of season-long goals (3:17) - investing mo...

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Nov. 20, 2022

Olivia Amber | 2022 Ultra Trail Cape Town Pre-Race Interview

Olivia Amber is a professional trail runner for the North Face based in San Francisco, CA preparing for the Ultra Trail Cape Town 100K in a few days. Timestamps: (0:38) - making the switch from Nordic skiing to trail running …

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