Recap of my scouting trip of the Bighorn 100 course, discussion of shoes and socks when you know your feet will be soaked, and prep for final weeks of training before tapering.
Raffle for Jaybird X3 wireless earbuds announced! And, I'm matching dollar-for-dollar every donation to GoFundMe.com/worldmarathons to help end the stigma of depression and encourage people to seek help! Plus, lots of talk about my upcoming Bighorn 100 race. We also answer two listener questions on headlamps and approaches to a challenging course profile.
Wrap up of my first race of 2017, Zion 100k.
Less than three weeks to the first race of the season, Zion 100k. We talk about my injuries, including a new one, using Zion as prep for Bighorn 100, and John's first 100 miler of 2017 last weekend.
Speaking tour opportunity announced, tempo intervals, setting goals the right way, and lead up to Zion 100k. 2017 is cranking!
The science and best practices for recovery from training runs and races. My foot surgery went well and recovery is going smoothly; I'll be back to running in just a few days. All that and more!
My 'steady state' training volume is really progressing. Total distance of 74 miles last week. We discuss the transition now into a little higher efforts and how that features in the buildup for 'b' race at Zion 100k as further prep for my first 'a' race of 2017, Bighorn 100! Oh, and I'm having a little foot surgery for toenail removal and modification.
My year of races is set, running time and distances are progressing, overall annual training plan is sketched, and we talk about technology vs feel and perception.
The start of a new year! I'm now running over 10 hours per week, pain free. Today we talk about all of those 'special' exercise intensities and I get on my soap box about labeling them. The year of races is now determined and my first 100 miler of the year will be...
Today we dig into questions I have had regarding a few aspects of my training in 2016 and we set the stage for a new approach to this podcast; using each episode to discuss the physiology and coaching aspects of a topic relevant to ultra running.Read More