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Jan. 19, 2023

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

Long Run Archives #9 | True Fans Of Trail Running, 100 Mile Hot Takes, UTMB World Series
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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, being a darkhorse, the latter stages of ultrarunning careers, UTMB aspirations, other goals for 2023 and 2024
  • (18:47) - what it means to be a true fan of the sport, whether 100 milers are what matter most in the sport right now, how the sport should be covered 
  • (54:34) - UTMB World Series discussion, pro sport narratives, qualifying for top races, fate of the competitive sport
  • (69:37) - UROY discussion
  • (81:43) - "Buy or Sell" segment
  • (107:10) - Final hot takes


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