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Caleb Efta is one of the Race Directors for the High Lonesome 100 in the Sawatch Range of Colorado. He joins the show to discuss why UTMB races have been excluded from the qualifying process for High Lonesome, the values of our sport, the nature and purpose of community events,…

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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: (0:46) - Tim's sponsorship change, UTMB aspirations (16:47) - true fans of the sport, 100 mile discussion (52:34)…

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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 she will race the Wasatch 100 one day. Discounts: - Rabbit - use…

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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 talks about being in studio commentating, and Mike talks about the photography…

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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, fan creation, live coverage, and event mamagement in the trail running scene. Timestamps: (0:54) -…

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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 event, and make our predictions for the female and male…

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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.runinrabbit.com/) to get 30% off your next order Gnarly Nutrition - use code Singletrack20 at checkout…

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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 American athletes into the best professional trail runners in the world. Sponsors: Rabbit…

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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 at checkout on their website (https://kodiakcakes.com/) to get 15% off…

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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 and post-collegiate track and road running worlds, how Dan ultimately landed…

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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 primary mountain ultra trail running distances? In this episode, I am joined by Dani…

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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 onto the scene, runners that had "comeback" type seasons, our thoughts on all the…

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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 runners. Sponsors: - Kodiak Cakes - use code Singletrack15 at checkout…

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Adam Peterman, Adam Merry, Jeff Colt, and Eric LiPuma represented the United States men’s team and won the gold medal in the 80K event at the World Trail Running Championships in Chang Mai, Thailand earlier this month. In this conversation, we cover a lot of ground including why they chose…

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Robbie Simpson is a professional trail runner for Adidas Terrex based in Banchory, Scotland preparing for the 2022 Ultra Trail Cape Town 55K. Timestamps: (0:11) - training opportunities in northeast Scotland (1:15) - thoughts on pro athlete lifestyle (1:57) - whether there's a training and racing formula for the Golden…

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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 storylines around the event, and make our predictions for the…

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Nicole Bitter is a professional trail runner for Altra based in Austin, TX preparing for the 2022 Ultra Trail Cape Town event series in a few days. Timestamps: (0:06) - balancing two professional careers (1:40) - reflecting on barely missing golden ticket at Javelina (4:17) - handling a quick turnaround…

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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: (0:06) - reflecting on performance at the 2022 Western States 100 (3:01) - mindset, motivation post-Western States (4:56) - Why Cape Town…

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Hillary Allen is a professional trail runner for Brooks based in Boulder, CO preparing for the 2022 Ultra Trail Cape Town event series in a few days. Timestamps: (0:07) - thinking in terms of season-long goals (2:47) - investing more in the 100 mile distance (4:02) - inspiration to race…

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Olivia Amber is a professional trail runner for the North Face based in San Francisco, CA preparing for the 2022 Ultra Trail Cape Town event series in a few days. Timestamps: (0:08) - making the switch from Nordic skiing to trail running (2:47) - how the San Francisco trail running…

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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: (0:26) - revisiting Drew's ability to consistently go to the well in his races (3:12) - reflecting on whether there's more…

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