Welcome to the Singletrack!

Season 1

June 17, 2022

Emily Hawgood | 2022 Western States 100 Pre-Race Interview

Emily Hawgood is a professional trail runner for Adidas Terrex based in Idaho who is returning to the Western States 100 after a 7th place finish in 2021. Timestamps: (2:02) - her 2021 racing season which included 3 golden ti...

Episode page
June 16, 2022

Adam Kimble | 2022 Western States 100 Pre-Race Interview

Adam Kimble is a professional trail runner for Hoka based in Tahoe City, CA returning to this year's Western States 100 looking to improve upon a 13th place performance at the 2018 event. Timestamps: (2:23) - experience in ga...

Episode page
June 16, 2022

Katie Asmuth | 2022 Western States Pre-Race Interview

Katie Asmuth is a professional trail runner for Saucony based in Mammoth Lakes, CA. Timestamps: (1:50) - reflecting on the journey to this year's start line (4:30) - identifying areas of improvement for this year's race (7:37...

Episode page
June 8, 2022

Andrew Drummond | Northeast Trail Running Scene, Pacing Scott Jurek o…

Andrew Drummond is a runner, skier, mountains ports retail store owner, and overall great ambassador for the White Mountains based in Jackson, NH. We cover a lot of ground. We talk about his experience pacing Scott Jurek duri...

Episode page
May 20, 2022

Barry Dana | 100 Mile Wilderness Adventures, Katahdin 100 Event, Appa…

Barry Dana is an Ultra Runner and former Chief of the Penobscot Nation currently based in Solon, ME. I was introduced to Barry after reading an article in Downeast Magazine detailing his numerous adventure runs through the 10...

Episode page
May 13, 2022

Joe McConaughy | Cocodona 250 Win, Long Trail FKTs, Coaching Ultra Ru…

Joe McConaughy is a professional trail runner for Brooks Running based in Seattle, WA. Timestamps: (4:05) - collegiate running background (8:42) - factors that led to running dedication (10:24) - training in Seattle, WA (13:5...

Episode page
May 7, 2022

Long Run Archives #4 | Cocodona 250, Mammoth Trail Fest, Super Shoe I…

Timestamps: (0:29) - Running stores (2:39) - Cocodona 250 (15:29) - Mammoth Trail Fest (22:20) - Super shoe influence on running sponsorships (34:53) - Peter Bromka tweet (44:32) - Kilian Jornet's thoughts on competitive trai...

Episode page
May 1, 2022

Jared Hazen | Canyons 100K Analysis, Western States Vision, Coaching …

Jared Hazen is a professional mountain ultra trail runner for Salmon based in Flagstaff, AZ. Jared joins the podcast to talk about his 3rd place finish at the 2022 Canyons 100K, his golden ticket to the Western States 100 thi...

Episode page
April 30, 2022

Jazmine Lowther | 2022 Canyons 100K Course Record, Western States Gol…

Jazmine Lowther is a mountain ultra trail runner based in Nelson, BC. She recently set a course record at the 2022 Canyons 100K and punched her ticket to the Western States 100 this June. In addition to race analysis and …

Episode page
April 29, 2022

Golden Ticket Talks | Leah Yingling, Canyons 100K 2nd Place Female

Leah Yingling is a professional trail runner for Salomon based in Salt Lake City, UT. In addition to preparation for the Canyons 100K, her race analysis, and expectations for Western States in June, we also talk about her mul...

Episode page
April 28, 2022

Adam Peterman | Canyons 100K Recap, Western States Decision, Rise In …

Adam Peterman is a professional trail runner for Hoka based in Missoula, MT. This past weekend, Adam set a new course record at the Canyons 100K in Auburn, CA. In addition to race analysis and reflection on the big decision …

Episode page
April 27, 2022

Golden Ticket Talks | Rod Farvard, Canyons 100K 4th Place Male

In this episode, we talk with the 4th place male finisher at the 2022 Canyons 100K, Rod Farvard. Rod is based in Mammoth Lakes, CA. In addition to race analysis and expectations for the Western States in June, we also …

Episode page
April 21, 2022

Jenn Hughes & David Callahan | The State Of Ultrasignup

In this episode we talk with Jenn Hughes (Managing Editor) and David Callahan (Managing Partner) at Ultrasingup. Almost all of you know about ultra signup. You use the platform to sign up for races, to check entrants lists, a...

Episode page
April 20, 2022

Coaching Call #4 | Canyons 100K Final Preparations

It is Canyons 100K race week and this is the 4th installment in our "Coaching Call" mini series, which premiered in January. Over the last 4 months, Ryan Ghelfi (trailsandtarmac.com) and I have been publicly recording our mon...

Episode page
April 19, 2022

2022 Canyons 100K Preview | The Last Western States Golden Ticket Race

I am joined once again by frequent co-host Brett Hornig to preview the last race of the 2022 Golden Ticket Series - the Canyons 100K - taking place in Auburn, CA this coming weekend. We cover what’s it going to …

Episode page
April 16, 2022

Addie Bracy | Mental Training For Ultrarunning

Addie Bracy is a running coach, mental performance consultant, and professional trail runner for Nike based in Denver, CO. Addie recently published a book titled “Mental Training for Ultrarunning” and that’s where we focus th...

Episode page
April 9, 2022

Long Run Archives #3 | Betting In Ultrarunning, Next Great Trail Runn…

Timestamps: (1:45) - greatest seasons ever in ultrarunning (Ann Trason, 1998) (5:13) - grand slam, what used to be competitively important in ultrarunning (9:19) - states with the least and most golden ticket winners (15:48) ...

Episode page
April 1, 2022

Tim Tollefson | Mammoth Trail Fest, 2022 Western States 100, Running …

Tim Tollefson a professional runner for Hoka based in Mammoth Lakes, CA. Tim probably needs no introduction, but of course he is one of the most decorated mountain ultra trail runners of all time, most notably with podium fin...

Episode page
March 31, 2022

Chris Chavez | Citius Mag, Building A Running Media Company, Creatin…

Chris Chavez is the founder of Citius Mag, a road running and track and field media company providing original running news, analysis, videos, newsletters, podcasts and humor to fans of the sport. At the start of 2022, Chris ...

Episode page
March 26, 2022

Ask Me Anything #2 | Reality TV For Ultrarunning, Burning Man For Ul…

Last week I once again lit the beacons and let folks know I'd do another AMA if there were enough questions. In this second edition, I answer the following questions: What does the East Coast need to do to progress …

Episode page
March 20, 2022

Buzz Burrell | Modern FKT Movement, FKT.com Sale To Outside Mag, Trai…

In this episode we talk with Buzz Burrell, a co-founder of fastestknowntime.com , a tracking website that has been cataloging the modern FKT movement here in the United States and abroad, to my knowledge, for the better part...

Episode page
March 17, 2022

Sarah Keyes | Northeast Trail Running Scene, Whiteface Mountain Races…

Sarah Keyes is an ultra runner, race director, and trail running community organizer (among many other roles) based in Saranac Lake, NY. In this conversation, we talk about the trail running and overall mountain sports scene ...

Episode page
March 14, 2022

Jasmin Paris | 2022 Barkley Marathons Reflections

Jasmin Paris is professional trail runner for Inov-8 based in the United Kingdom. Her racing resume is significant with an overall win at the 2019 Spine race, a fastest known time on the Bob Graham Round, a top-10 finish at …

Episode page
March 14, 2022

Coaching Call #3 | Injury, Recovery Process, SkiMo Cross Training

Timestamps: (1:26) - recap of February training accomplishments (8:02) - injury discussion (16:01) - how to think about next steps and future training (25:00) - Skimo and other alternative sports during recovery (30:44) - inc...

Episode page
March 11, 2022

Garrett Heath | Switch To Trail Running, Pro Lifestyle, Running Teams…

Garrett Heath is a professional runner for Brooks. Garrett has demonstrated impressive range over the last couple of decades and with world-class PRs in events from the 1500m to the 10k, he has been a threat every time he ste...

Episode page
March 11, 2022

Long Run Archives #2 | Ultrarunning Analytics, Elite DNF Debate, 3:47…

Timestamps: (1:39) - ideas to make ultra races easier to analyze and fun to follow (12:59) - should elite ultra runners be penalized for DNFs? (22:43) - Strava find of the week: 3:47 downhill mile (32:38) - what if Magda …

Episode page
March 4, 2022

Mike Foote | Race Directing, Skyrunning Speculation, Future Of Ultrar…

Mike Foote is a Professional Athlete for the North Face and Race Director of the Rut Mountain Runs based in Missoula, MT. Timestamps (1:33) intro to ultrarunning (4:38) Wasatch 100 reminiscing (8:53) success formula (11:57) d...

Episode page
March 3, 2022

Anton Krupicka | Trail Running Culture, Pro Athlete Lifestyle, Influe…

Anton Krupicka is a Professional Mountain Athlete for La Sportiva based in Boulder, CO. Timestamps (1:14) - considering Black Canyon for Western States Golden Ticket attempt (3:30) - appreciations for other mountain sports (6...

Episode page
Feb. 25, 2022

Tom Evans | Pro Ultrarunning Playbook, UTMB 2022, Trail Running Teams

Tom Evans is a Professional Mountain Ultra Trail Runner for Adidas Terrex and Red Bull based in the Birmingham, UK area. Over the last 3-4 years, Tom has become one of the best athletes in our sport with notable performances …

Episode page
Feb. 24, 2022

Reid Coolsaet | Olympic 2:10 Marathoner Switches To Mountain Ultra Tr…

In this episode, we meet with Reid Coolsaet, a Professional Trail Runner for Salomon based in Hamilton, Ontario. Reid burst onto the mountain ultra trail running scene in 2021 with a win at the Quebec Mega Trail 110K, compete...

Episode page
Feb. 20, 2022

Golden Ticket Talks | Scott Traer, Black Canyon 100K 2nd Place Male

In this episode, we talk with the 2nd place male finisher at the 2022 Black Canyon 100K, Scott Traer. Scott is based in the Phoenix, AZ area via Boston, MA and not only punched his ticket to Western States this …

Episode page
Feb. 19, 2022

Golden Ticket Talks | Anne-Marie Madden, Black Canyon 100K 3rd Place …

In this episode, we talk with the 3rd place female finisher at the 2022 Black Canyon 100K, Anne-Marie Madden. Anne-Marie is a Salomon-sponsored trail runner based in Vancouver, BC. In addition to race analysis, we talk about ...

Episode page
Feb. 18, 2022

Golden Ticket Talks | Taylor Nowlin, Black Canyon 100K 4th Place Fema…

In this episode, we talk with the 4th place female finisher at the 2022 Black Canyon 100K, Taylor Nowlin. Taylor is a Professional Trail Runner for Adidas Terrex based in Spokane, WA. In addition to race analysis, we talk abo...

Episode page
Feb. 16, 2022

Golden Ticket Talks | Jeff Colt, Black Canyon 100K 3rd Place Male

In this episode, we talk with the 3rd place male finisher at the 2022 Black Canyon 100K, Jeff Colt. Jeff is a Professional Trail Runner for On Running based in Carbondale CO. In addition to race analysis, we talk about …

Episode page
Feb. 15, 2022

Golden Ticket Talks | Trueheart Brown, Black Canyon 100K 1st Place Ma…

The Golden Ticket Talks are back! In this episode, we talk with the 1st place male finisher at the 2022 Black Canyon 100K, Trueheart Brown. Since Trueheart is likely a new name to most ultrarunning fans, we cover a lot …

Episode page
Feb. 10, 2022

Long Run Archives #1 | Jim Walmsley What Ifs, Black Canyon 100K Previ…

This episode is part of a brand new mini-series we are calling the "Long Run Archives" in which I am joined by Brett Hornig, a fellow ultra runner and coach at Trails and Tarmac to riff on some of Ultrarunning’s …

Episode page
Feb. 5, 2022

Sarah Cummings | Wasatch Trail Scene, Brooks Running, JFK 50, Lessons…

Sarah Cummings is a Professional Trail Runner for Brooks based in Park City, Utah. We talk about her introduction to the trail world after a significant collegiate and post collegiate career on the roads, her experience and l...

Episode page
Feb. 1, 2022

Coaching Call #2 | Canyons 100K Progress, Training Partners, Coaching…

This is the second episode in a monthly series we are calling the “Coaching Call”. For context - In April, I will be lining up for the Canyons 100k. Ryan Ghelfi, the Head Coach at Trails and Tarmac, is going …

Episode page
Jan. 28, 2022

Lee Sackett | Brooks Running, Running Industry Careers, Running Cultu…

In this episode we talk with Lee Sackett, a Product Manager for the Blue Line Innovation Footwear team at Brooks Running. The first half of our conversation focuses primarily on work, life, and career trajectory in the runnin...

Episode page
Jan. 26, 2022

Hillary Allen | Brooks Running, Out And Back, Recovery Process Mindse…

Hillary Allen is a professional trail runner for Brooks, a co-host of the Trail Society podcast, and author of a new book titled "Out And Back: A Runner's Story Of Survival Against All Odds". In addition to announcing her sp...

Episode page
Jan. 20, 2022

Taggart VanEtten | Road Ultrarunning, Midwest Scene, 100 Mile World R…

Taggart VanEtten is an endurance athlete based in Central Illinois. In addition to having one of the best names in our sport, Taggart made a big splash on the ultra scene in 2021. We talk about those race experiences, but …

Episode page
Jan. 19, 2022

Corrine Malcolm | State Of The Sport, Ultra Running Commentary

Corrine Malcolm is a Professional Trail Runner Adidas Terrex, a Co-Host of the Trail Society podcast, a coach at Carmichael Training Systems and in general, one of the more involved people in our sport. We talk about the good...

Episode page
Jan. 17, 2022

Adam Merry | Bandera Reflections, Representation In Trail Running, St…

In this episode we talk with Adam Merry. Adam is a professional Trail Runner for Saucony based in Golden, CO. We reflect on his performance at the recent Bandera 100K, increasing representation in our sport, all the usual que...

Episode page
Jan. 15, 2022

Golden Ticket Talks | Jonathan Rea, Bandera 100K 1st Place Male

Welcome back to another episode of the Golden Ticket Talks in which we meet with the overall winner of the Bandera 100K, Jonathan Rea. Jonathan is currently unsponsored athlete - maybe that will change soon - based in Boulder...

Episode page
Jan. 13, 2022

Golden Ticket Talks | Ellie Pell, Bandera 100K 2nd Place Female

In this episode, we talk with the 2nd place female finisher at the 2022 Bandera 100k, Ellie Pell. Ellie is an East Coaster based in the Finger Lakes region of New York where she has put up strong results on …

Episode page
Jan. 13, 2022

Golden Ticket Talks | Tyler Fox, Bandera 100K 2nd Place Male

In this episode, we talk with the 2nd place male finisher at the 2022 Bandera 100k, Tyler Fox. Tyler is based in Lander, WY and has been quietly crushing some of the top mountain ultra trail races across the American …

Episode page
Jan. 12, 2022

Golden Ticket Talks | Marianne Hogan, Bandera 100K 1st Place Female

This episode is the first in a series we are calling “Golden Ticket Talks” where we interview the first and second place male and female finishers at each of the 2022 Golden Ticket races. In this episode we talk with …

Episode page
Jan. 5, 2022

Dani Moreno | Sub Ultra Trail Racing, Golden Trail Series, Overcoming…

Dani Moreno is a professional Trail Runner for Hoka and Rabbit based in Mammoth Lakes, CA. In this conversation, we talk about her how she overcame burnout during her college years to launch a successful career in the mountai...

Episode page
Jan. 3, 2022

Coaching Call #1 | Setting The Table For The Canyons 100K

This is the first episode in a monthly series we are calling the “Coaching Call”. For context - In April, I will be lining up for the Canyons 100k. Ryan Ghelfi, the Head Coach at Trails and Tarmac, is going …

Episode page
Jan. 2, 2022

Sabrina Stanley | Madeira Island Reflections, UTMB 2022, Adidas Trail…

Sabrina Stanley is a professional Mountain Ultra Trail Runner for Adidas Terrex. In this episode, we talk about her recent race at Madeira Island and position in the sport, the focus on UTMB in 2022, how she thinks about race...

Episode page