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Trail Runner Nation

Trail Runner Nation

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Trail Runner Nation

Trail Runner Nation

Trail Runner Nation

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586
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Trail Runner Nation is devoted to sharing knowledge and advice to the trail running community - from beginners to the pros! We offer tips and discussion regarding race nutrition, pacing strategy, mental focus and much more from well-respected members of the trail community.

Latest Episodes

How Do you Measure Success with John Kelly

This was John's second attempt at The Grand Round. We discuss why he decided to try again and lessons that he learned. Although most of us will never consider something this grandiose, we do like to set goals that push us to our own personal limits. The lessons that John learned can be transferred to our personal attempts at greatness. Please consider donating to John's focused charity, the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust Photo Credit: Max Holloway

66 min6 d ago
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How Do you Measure Success with John Kelly

Pedestrianism- Our Long Lost Relative

Who knew watching someone walk would be a more popular spectator sport than baseball, football or horse racing? During the 1870s and 1880s, that was the case. Author Matthew Algeo joins The Nation to teach us about a long-forgotten sport, known as pedestrianism. This sport spawned America's first celebrity athletes, made them rich and opened the doors for immigrants, African Americans and women.

58 min1 w ago
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Pedestrianism- Our Long Lost Relative

Movement IS Medicine

Running is one of the world's most popular forms of exercise but is sometimes accompanied with injuries. It is easy to do a quick web search for these injuries, but will often find contradicting treatments. Our expert physical therapists, Dr. Joe Uhan and Dr. Asher Kyger Henry review your common injuries and offer solutions. A theme evolved around Movement Strength Efficiency Find out more about Asher Kyger Henry's practice and coaching Check out Joe Uhan's coaching and services

68 min2 w ago
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Movement IS Medicine

100-Mile Week Challenge

Andy Jones-Wilkins is not a stranger to big training blocks and high mileage, but it has been nearly four years since he has run 100 miles in one week. This year has been unique and without any races, Andy decided to push his boundaries and set his BHAG: Run 100 miles in one week. He shares the five gold nuggets he learned from his adventure. Read his pre run expectation at iRunFar Tap Room

56 min3 w ago
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100-Mile Week Challenge

Becoming Your Best with The Coaches

CoachesIan Sharman,David RocheandKrissy Moehlrejoin The Nation to answer questions you submitted via social media. Topics include: Is there a training load gain running with strollers? Is there a fitness transfer from heat to elevation? How to treat tightness and cramping in lower calf muscles. How to train for longer races when time is limited by work, family, and life? How to get in long training runs when it is so HOT....every day? How to make a comeback after a year or more off?

72 minAUG 22
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Becoming Your Best with The Coaches

Tolerating the Transition - What To Expect on Race Day

Two legendary Race Directors, Scotty Mills and Julie Fingar join The Nation to discuss when we will get back to racing, what to expect when we toe the line, and our responsibilities as racers as we transition back to racing.

68 minAUG 14
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Tolerating the Transition - What To Expect on Race Day

John Kelly Breaking Records While Maintaining Work & Family Balance

John Kelly is only the 15th person to finish the formidable Barkley Marathons since its creation 24 years ago. This spring, before the pandemic, John won the Spine Race, a 268-mile, 39K elevation route following the Pennine Way National Trail in Scotland. As races were cancelled, John decided to try and break the 31-year-old FKT for the Pennine Way.

60 minAUG 4
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John Kelly Breaking Records While Maintaining Work & Family Balance

Honoring the Bib - The Challenge Ex Post Facto

Brian Chontosh, aka Tosh, Terry Fletcher and Don recount their adventure and lessons learned after they completedthe Trueform Runner Challenge": a couch to 100-mile" attempt through the Sierra Nevada mountains in Northern California. Check out the amazing motionless treadmill that promotes efficient running, the Trueform Runner

56 minAUG 1
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Honoring the Bib - The Challenge Ex Post Facto

Alyssa Clark Pushing the Boundaries of Possible

Alyssa Clark recently set a world record for the number of consecutive marathons: 95 marathons in 95 days. Join us as she explains how this started out as a way to cope with COVID quarantine when she was living in Italy and kept pushing her goal. We all can learn from her determination, her grit, her passion and love for running.

57 minJUL 25
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Alyssa Clark Pushing the Boundaries of Possible

The Calm Before the Storm: 100-Mile Challenge

Brian Chontosh, aka Tosh, and Terry Fletcher join The Nation to discuss the upcoming adventure, the Trueform Runner Challenge: a 100-mile event through the Sierra Nevada mountains in Northern California. We visit with the group to discuss their expectations and training: The Mind's Mind Physical vs. Mental side How big is your fuse and what to do if you blow it? Check out the amazing motionless treadmill that promotes efficient running, the Trueform Runner

66 minJUL 19
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The Calm Before the Storm: 100-Mile Challenge

Latest Episodes

How Do you Measure Success with John Kelly

This was John's second attempt at The Grand Round. We discuss why he decided to try again and lessons that he learned. Although most of us will never consider something this grandiose, we do like to set goals that push us to our own personal limits. The lessons that John learned can be transferred to our personal attempts at greatness. Please consider donating to John's focused charity, the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust Photo Credit: Max Holloway

66 min6 d ago
Comments
How Do you Measure Success with John Kelly

Pedestrianism- Our Long Lost Relative

Who knew watching someone walk would be a more popular spectator sport than baseball, football or horse racing? During the 1870s and 1880s, that was the case. Author Matthew Algeo joins The Nation to teach us about a long-forgotten sport, known as pedestrianism. This sport spawned America's first celebrity athletes, made them rich and opened the doors for immigrants, African Americans and women.

58 min1 w ago
Comments
Pedestrianism- Our Long Lost Relative

Movement IS Medicine

Running is one of the world's most popular forms of exercise but is sometimes accompanied with injuries. It is easy to do a quick web search for these injuries, but will often find contradicting treatments. Our expert physical therapists, Dr. Joe Uhan and Dr. Asher Kyger Henry review your common injuries and offer solutions. A theme evolved around Movement Strength Efficiency Find out more about Asher Kyger Henry's practice and coaching Check out Joe Uhan's coaching and services

68 min2 w ago
Comments
Movement IS Medicine

100-Mile Week Challenge

Andy Jones-Wilkins is not a stranger to big training blocks and high mileage, but it has been nearly four years since he has run 100 miles in one week. This year has been unique and without any races, Andy decided to push his boundaries and set his BHAG: Run 100 miles in one week. He shares the five gold nuggets he learned from his adventure. Read his pre run expectation at iRunFar Tap Room

56 min3 w ago
Comments
100-Mile Week Challenge

Becoming Your Best with The Coaches

CoachesIan Sharman,David RocheandKrissy Moehlrejoin The Nation to answer questions you submitted via social media. Topics include: Is there a training load gain running with strollers? Is there a fitness transfer from heat to elevation? How to treat tightness and cramping in lower calf muscles. How to train for longer races when time is limited by work, family, and life? How to get in long training runs when it is so HOT....every day? How to make a comeback after a year or more off?

72 minAUG 22
Comments
Becoming Your Best with The Coaches

Tolerating the Transition - What To Expect on Race Day

Two legendary Race Directors, Scotty Mills and Julie Fingar join The Nation to discuss when we will get back to racing, what to expect when we toe the line, and our responsibilities as racers as we transition back to racing.

68 minAUG 14
Comments
Tolerating the Transition - What To Expect on Race Day

John Kelly Breaking Records While Maintaining Work & Family Balance

John Kelly is only the 15th person to finish the formidable Barkley Marathons since its creation 24 years ago. This spring, before the pandemic, John won the Spine Race, a 268-mile, 39K elevation route following the Pennine Way National Trail in Scotland. As races were cancelled, John decided to try and break the 31-year-old FKT for the Pennine Way.

60 minAUG 4
Comments
John Kelly Breaking Records While Maintaining Work & Family Balance

Honoring the Bib - The Challenge Ex Post Facto

Brian Chontosh, aka Tosh, Terry Fletcher and Don recount their adventure and lessons learned after they completedthe Trueform Runner Challenge": a couch to 100-mile" attempt through the Sierra Nevada mountains in Northern California. Check out the amazing motionless treadmill that promotes efficient running, the Trueform Runner

56 minAUG 1
Comments
Honoring the Bib - The Challenge Ex Post Facto

Alyssa Clark Pushing the Boundaries of Possible

Alyssa Clark recently set a world record for the number of consecutive marathons: 95 marathons in 95 days. Join us as she explains how this started out as a way to cope with COVID quarantine when she was living in Italy and kept pushing her goal. We all can learn from her determination, her grit, her passion and love for running.

57 minJUL 25
Comments
Alyssa Clark Pushing the Boundaries of Possible

The Calm Before the Storm: 100-Mile Challenge

Brian Chontosh, aka Tosh, and Terry Fletcher join The Nation to discuss the upcoming adventure, the Trueform Runner Challenge: a 100-mile event through the Sierra Nevada mountains in Northern California. We visit with the group to discuss their expectations and training: The Mind's Mind Physical vs. Mental side How big is your fuse and what to do if you blow it? Check out the amazing motionless treadmill that promotes efficient running, the Trueform Runner

66 minJUL 19
Comments
The Calm Before the Storm: 100-Mile Challenge
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