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Season 1

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

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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Nov. 19, 2022

Jared Hazen | 2022 Ultra Trail Cape Town Pre-Race Interview

Jared Hazen is a professional trail runner for Salomon based in Flagstaff, AZ preparing for the 2022 Ultra Trail Cape Town event series in a few days. Timestamps: (0:46) - reflecting on performance at the 2022 Western States ...

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Nov. 19, 2022

Drew | 2022 Ultra Trail Cape Town Pre-Race Interview

Drew Holmen is a professional trail runner for Nike, based in Boulder, Colorado who is preparing for the Ultra Trail Cape Town event series in a few days. Timestamps: (0:56) - revisiting Drew's ability to consistently go to t...

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Nov. 17, 2022

Anton Krupicka | 2022 Ultra Trail Cape Town Pre-Race Interview

Anton Krupicka is a professional trail runner for La Sportiva based in Boulder, CO preparing for the Ultra Trail Cape Town 55K event. Timestamps: (0:49) - 2022 highlights (5:26) - international racing legacy (10:03) - whether...

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Nov. 16, 2022

USA Men's 80K Team | 2022 World Trail Running Championships Gold Meda…

Adam Peterman, Adam Merry, Jeff Colt, and Eric LiPuma represented the United States men’s team and wold the gold medal in the 80K event at the World Trail Running Championships in Chang Mai, Thailand earlier this month. In th...

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Nov. 14, 2022

Adrian Macdonald | 2022 Leadville 100 Winner

Adrian Macdonald is a professional trail and ultra runner for On Running based in Fort Collins, CO. Adrians joins the podcast to talk about his history with Leadville, his influences in the sport, training in Fort Collins, b...

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Nov. 11, 2022

Riley Brady | 2022 Javelina Jundred Golden Ticket Talk

Riley Brady is a trail and ultra runner based outside of Philadelphia, PA who punched their ticket to Western States late last month at the Javelina Jundred. In addition to memorable moments during training and the race itsel...

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Nov. 7, 2022

Brett Hornig | 2022 Javelina Jundred Recap

Frequent co-host Brett Hornig joins the podcast to talk about his 4th place finish at the 2022 Javelina Jundred. Brett talks about being a student of the sport, the conversations he had in the leadup with experienced professi...

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Nov. 4, 2022

Devon Yanko | Golden Ticket Talk - 2022 Javelina Jundred

Welcome back to another episode of the Golden Ticket Talks in which we chat with 1st place female finisher at the 2022 Javelina Jundred, Devon Yanko. Devon is a professional trail and ultra runner based in Howard, Colorado. I...

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Nov. 3, 2022

Golden Ticket Talks | Jonathan Rea, 2022 Javelina Jundred

Welcome back to another episode of the Golden Ticket Talks in which we chat with 2nd place finisher at the 2022 Javelina Jundred, Jonathan Rea. Jonathan is currently an unsponsored athlete based in Boulder, Colorado. In addit...

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Oct. 25, 2022

2022 Javelina Jundred Preview | Analysis, Storylines, Predictions

In this episode, I am joined by Brett Hornig and Leah Yingling to preview the 2022 Javelina Jundred. We analyze the course, talk about what it's going to take to be successful, note some of the interesting storylines around t...

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Oct. 22, 2022

Brittany Peterson | 2022 Javelina Jundred Pre-Race Interview

Brittany Peterson is a professional trail and ultra runner for Nike based in Pocatello, ID lining up for the 2022 Javelina Jundred. Sponsors: InsideTracker - go to (https://info.insidetracker.com/singletrack) to get 20% off y...

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Oct. 21, 2022

Arlen Glick | 2022 Javalina Jundred Pre-Race Interview

Arlen Glick is a trail and ultra runner based in Massillon, OH lining up for the 2022 Javalina Jundred. Sponsors: InsideTracker - go to (https://info.insidetracker.com/singletrack) to get 20% off your next order. Kodiak Cakes...

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Oct. 21, 2022

Dakota Jones | Javalina Jundred Pre-Race Interview

Dakota Jones is a professional trail runner for Nnormal based in Salt Lake City, UT lining up for the 2022 Javalina Jundred. Sponsors: InsideTracker - go to (https://info.insidetracker.com/singletrack) to get 20% off your nex...

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Oct. 21, 2022

Patrick Reagan | Javalina Jundred Pre-Race Interview

Patrick Reagan is a professional trail runner for Hoka based in Savannah, GA lining up for the 2022 Javalina Jundred. Sponsors: InsideTracker - go to (https://info.insidetracker.com/singletrack) to get 20% off your next order...

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Oct. 21, 2022

Matt Daniels | 2022 Javalina Jundred Pre-Race Interview

Matt Daniels is a professional trail runner for Nike based in Boulder, CO lining up for the 2022 Javalina Jundred. Sponsors: InsideTracker - go to (https://info.insidetracker.com/singletrack) to get 20% off your next order. K...

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Oct. 21, 2022

Annie Hughes | Javalina Jundred Pre-Race Interview

Annie Hughes is a professional trail runner for Hoka based in Leadville, CO lining up for the 2022 Javalina Jundred. Sponsors: InsideTracker - go to (https://info.insidetracker.com/singletrack) to get 20% off your next order....

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Oct. 21, 2022

Stefanie Flippin | 2022 Javalina Jundred Pre-Race Interview

Stefanie Flippin is a professional trail runner for Hoka based in Evergreen, CO lining up for the 2022 Javalina Jundred. Sponsors: InsideTracker - go to (https://info.insidetracker.com/singletrack) to get 20% off your next or...

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Oct. 21, 2022

Nick Coury | 2022 Javalina Jundred Pre-Race Interview

Nick Coury is a trail runner based in Scottsdale, AZ preparing for the 2022 Javalina Jundred. Sponsors: InsideTracker - go to (https://info.insidetracker.com/singletrack) to get 20% off your next order. Kodiak Cakes - use cod...

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Oct. 19, 2022

Long Run Archives #7 | Olympic Ultra Running, UTMB World Series, Race…

The Long Run Archives are back! It's been too long. In this edition, Brett Hornig and I are joined by Luke Webster, photographer and overall awesome creator for some of the most prominent brands in our sport. We talk about …

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Oct. 14, 2022

Cat Bradley | Reflections On Professional Trail Running

Cat Bradley is a professional trail runner for Brooks based in Boulder, CO. In this conversation, we reflect back on her experience winning the 2017 Western States 100, navigating the professional trail running world after th...

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Oct. 10, 2022

Tyler Clements | Should Professional Trail Runners Have An Agent?

Tyler Clements is the Founder of Surveyor Sports Management where he serves as an Agent/Athlete Manager for some of the most notable trail and ultra runners in our sport. Similar to our recent conversation with Kelly Newlon, ...

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Oct. 7, 2022

Scott Dunlap | Adidas Runtastic, Strava “GOAT” Program, Future of Con…

Scott Dunlap, the VP of Mobile at Adidas and the GM of Runtastic, a subsidiary of Adidas where he is creating the future of the quote un quote connected athlete. In this conversation, we talk about: being an early voice …

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Oct. 6, 2022

Kelly Newlon | Real Athlete Diets, Crewing FKT Projects, Athlete Spon…

Kelly Newlon is the Co-Owner of Real Athlete Diets, a catering company that focuses on feeding ultra endurance athletes. We talk about her experiences and insights supporting well-known runners in our sport on fastest known t...

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Sept. 30, 2022

Josh Eberly | How To Build A Collegiate Trail Running Team

Josh Eberly is the Head Coach of the Western Colorado University trail running team. In this conversation we get into the details of how he's built the team, how it's currently structured, how the team trains, where they com...

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Sept. 23, 2022

Scott Kummer | Running Content Debates, Race Coverage Issues, Athlete…

In this episode I’m talking with Scott Kummer who, among a few other roles in the ultrarunning community, is the host of the popular Ten Junk Miles Podcast . If you’re a longtime listener, you know this show is capable …

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Sept. 22, 2022

Matt Chittim | Relay, Running Media, Economics Of Running Podcasts

Matt Chittim is the Host of Rambling Runner, a podcast for dedicated amateur runners who are working hard to get better and achieving inspirational results while balancing running with the rest of their lives. He is also the ...

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Sept. 19, 2022

Jonathan Levitt | For The Long Run Podcast, State of Running Content,…

Jonathan Levitt is the Host of the "For The Long Run" Podcast , a show that explores the why behind what keeps runners running long, strong, and motivated. In this conversation, we talk in-depth about the state of running pod...

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