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Season 1

Dec. 27, 2021

Speedland | Starting A Trail Running Brand, $375 Shoes, Lessons Of En…

Dave Dombrow and Kevin Fallon are the co-founders of Speedland, a new trail running brand on the market. In this conversation, we explore their backgrounds in the running industry at Nike, Under Armour, and Puma and how those...

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Dec. 27, 2021

Joe Vennare | Technology For Ultra Runners, Trail Running Media Compa…

Joe Vennare is the co-founder of Fitt Insider, a platform for fitness and wellness operators that includes a podcast, newsletter, jobs board, and early stage fund that invests in related companies. We spend the first part of ...

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Dec. 21, 2021

Kyle Richardson | FKT Scene, Intersection Of Music And Movement, Trai…

Kyle Richardson is a musician and professional mountain athlete for Black Diamond and La Sportiva based in Boulder, CO. In this conversation, Kyle shares interesting perspectives on Boulder, the FKT scene, and the intersecti...

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Dec. 21, 2021

Sam Parsons | How To Build A Trail Running Team

Sam Parsons is one of the co-founders of Tinman Elite, a professional running team based in Boulder, CO. We spend the vast majority of this episode going through the playbook for how to build a running team and what that …

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Dec. 20, 2021

Karl Meltzer | Speedgoat-UTMB Partnership, Utah Golden Ticket Race Sp…

Karl Meltzer returns to the podcast to discuss the details of the new Speedgoat-UTMB race partnership. We also talk about his latest 100 mile victory and speculate on whether there will ever be a golden ticket race in Utah. E...

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Dec. 19, 2021

Abby Hall | Running and Design, Full-Time Professional Athlete Life, …

In this episode, we meet Abby Hall. Abby is a professional trail runner for Adidas Terrex based in Flagstaff, AZ. We talk about the intersections between running and her previous career in design, her decision to become a ful...

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Dec. 15, 2021

Nick Coury | Negative Splitting Ultramarathons, 24 Hour American Reco…

We don’t always do emergency podcasts, but when we do it’s because something big has happened in the ultra running world. In this episode, we talk with Nick Coury. Nick is less than 48 hours removed from setting the American …

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Dec. 12, 2021

Zoe Rom | Trail Runner Magazine, Running Journalism, Diversity Talks

Zoe Rom is a Mountain Ultra Trail Runner and the Editor in Chief at Trail Runner Magazine. In this conversation we talk about: - Zoe's journalism and running backgrounds - Issues related to diversity in our sport - Trail Runn...

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Dec. 12, 2021

Dave Stevens | Run Rabbit Run, Winter Training, Canadian Trail Runnin…

Dave Stevens is a trail runner based in Nelson, British Columbia. In this conversation, we cover: - The Nelson, BC trail running scene - Dave's background in the sport and his training philosophy - His Run Rabbit Run experie...

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Dec. 3, 2021

Ask Me Anything | Golden Ticket Series, Professional Trail Runners, U…

Last week I lit the beacons and let folks know I'd be willing to be an AMA if there were enough questions. To my surprise, a fair amount came through. Nice! So, I hit the record button a couple of …

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Dec. 3, 2021

Moe Lauchert | Outdoor Entrepreneurship, Representation In Trail Runn…

In this episode we talk with Moe Lauchert . Moe is a photographer and videographer based here in Salt Lake City. He’s worked for trail running brands like Patagonia and Satisfy and something tells me I am catching him at …

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Nov. 28, 2021

Ryan Ghelfi | Post Sponsorship Athlete Life, Trail Running Teams, UTM…

Ryan Ghelfi is the Founder of Trails and Tarmac, one of the more prominent coaching businesses in our sport. He has also run professionally for Nike and Hoka One One. And he’s a great thinker in our sport, which is …

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Nov. 17, 2021

Logan Williams | Trail Running Philosophy, Athlete Sponsorships, Why …

Logan Williams is a professional runner for Salomon and Satisfy Running based in the Lake Tahoe area. We met on the Salt Lake City trail scene a couple of years back and have been good friends ever since. I've always …

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Nov. 14, 2021

Grayson Murphy | Olympic Trials, Roads Versus Trails, Ultra Running

In this episode, we catch up with pro runner, business owner, environmental advocate, and Salt Lake City local - Grayson Murphy. We cover: Her experience at the 2021 olympic trials in the steeplechase event Her unique ability...

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Nov. 14, 2021

State of the Singletrack | Starting A Trail Running Media Company

Maybe you’ve been thinking about being a creator and/or building a business of some sort in the running world. If that’s the case, this video is the first in a series of "behind the scenes" looks at how the Singletrack …

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Nov. 7, 2021

Jason Fitzgerald | How To Build An Online Running Business

This episode focuses on how to build a running-related internet business. If that’s your jam right now, this is a fantastic episode. To show the audience how it’s done, we have Jason Fitzgerald on the pod. Jason is the founde...

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Nov. 7, 2021

Jack Kuenzle | FKT Scene, Sponsored Trail Runners, Brand Relationships

Jack Kuenzle is a New England-based Mountain Runner. He came on my radar after setting the FKT on the Hut Traverse in the White Mountains of New Hampshire - one of the most prestigious FKTs in the US - and …

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Oct. 31, 2021

Matt Taylor | Tracksmith, Brand Marketing, Growing The Sport Of Trail…

In this episode, we talk with Matt Taylor, the Founder of Tracksmith . For those not familiar, Tracksmith is a running brand based out of Boston, MA that serves the "dedicated amateur runner", a phrase that caught my attentio...

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Oct. 24, 2021

Mario Fraioli | Trail Running Creators, Ultra Versus Road Running, Sp…

In this episode we talk with well-respected coach and Founder of the Morning Shakeout podcast and newsletter, Mario Fraioli. We cover a range of topics - including the future of trail running, the making of the Morning Shakeo...

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Oct. 18, 2021

Eric Schranz | State Of Trail Running, Broken Arrow Skyrace, Old Scho…

In this episode we check in with Eric Schranz. As most of you know, Eric is the co-founder of one of the most popular media sources in our sport, ultrarunnerpodcast.com . We talk about the state of his podcast and …

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Sept. 18, 2021

Larissa Rivers | Trail Running Stores, Sports Marketing, Strava

I’m calling this Strava week because, yes, we have another representative from the platform here today. Larissa Rivers is the North American Marketing Lead at Strava leading all brand efforts in the US and Canada through comm...

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Sept. 18, 2021

Mark Gainey | Co-Founder of Strava, Trail Running, Athlete Creators

Most conversations on this show take place at the intersection of business, culture, and performance within the sport of mountain ultra trail running. This episode captures that spirit perfectly. On today’s show, we have the...

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Sept. 13, 2021

Amy Clark | Ultrarunning Magazine, Growing Female Participation

Amy Clark is an ultra runner based in Bend, Oregon. She is also the Editor of Ultrarunning Magazine, which celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. The monthly magazine has recurring columns on nutrition, training and strat...

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Sept. 10, 2021

Eric Senseman | Coconino Cowboys, Trail Running Towns, Sports Philoso…

On today’s show, we have Eric Senseman. Eric is a professional trail runner for Hoka One One, Rabbit, and Gu Energy. Alongside Jim Walmsley, Tim Freriks, Stephen Kirsch, Jared Hazen, and Cody Reed, Eric is also a member of ...

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Sept. 10, 2021

Karl Meltzer | UTMB, Utah 100 Miler, Making A Career From Mountain Ul…

On todays show we have Karl Meltzer. Karl is one of the first runners in our sport to truly go pro, specializing early on in his career in the 100 mile event. Since the late 1990s, he's won over 40 …

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Sept. 4, 2021

Jimmy Daly | Social Media, Content Creation, Branding For Trail Runne…

Jimmy Daly joins the podcast to talk about how pro trail runners currently handle social media obligations, what can be improved, how they can measure their ROI to brands they work with, and how those brands can better suppor...

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Aug. 20, 2021

Chase Parnell | Ultrarunning Media, Competitive Trail Running Landsca…

Chase Parnell joins the podcast to talk about whether this generation of elite ultra runners are as compelling as previous ones, Anton Krupicka's return to the Leadville 100 this month and whether it's the start of a greater ...

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Aug. 14, 2021

Dylan Bowman | Future Of Trail Running, Pro Athlete Opportunities, Fr…

Dylan Bowman joins the podcast to talk abut his decision to go "all-in" on Pyllars, his broadcasting opportunities at Western States and UTMB, the rigors of being a professional athlete, the future of Mountain Ultra Trail Run...

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June 15, 2021

Welcome | A New Trail Running Podcast

Welcome to the Singletrack, a podcast covering the growth of the mountain ultra trail running scene.

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