Fri, 10 March 2017
Team "Over Here", Don and Scott (we made up the game and the rules = Advantage😂)
Each participant came to the podcast with 2 items, either fact or fiction. The other teams guess if it is either. Losers have to run 3000' of vert.
Ashley's Smoky Mountain Memories Trail Camps
Jimmy Dean Freeman's SoCal Coyotes
Andy's CTS Coaching Services
Sat, 4 March 2017
Film-maker Billy Yang joins The Nation to introduce the characters of his recent film, "Life in a Day", an inspirational story four women running the 2016 Western States 100. Billy, Magda, Anna Mae, and Devon join us to talk about the race and the film.
Kaci Lickteig (unable to join us)
After screening his film in many locations, Billy will be making it available to watch on his web site and youtube channel.
Fri, 17 February 2017
Recently, Travis Macy underwent a battery of tests at eNRG Performance in Boulder, Colorado. We were intrigued to see what these tests were, why he decided to undergo them, and how he can use this information to change his diet and training to be an efficient endurance runner. Dina Griffin, MS, RDN, CSSD, METS II & Leadville 100 finisher, joins the conversation to help us understand.
Here are the tests that they did:
In this podcast, we dive into the ME testing. We will cover the other tests in upcoming podcast episodes.
If you have more question please email Dina at firstname.lastname@example.org
Fri, 10 February 2017
To quote Mr. Warren Pole, "If you fall in Fall running Fell, now you have something!"
Nicky Spinks is an accomplished fell runner out of northern England. Nicky and Warren Pole join The Nation to discuss what Fell running is, its origins, and where it fits with trail and ultra running.
We discuss one of the famous fell run challenges, the Bob Graham Round. Named after Bob Graham, who in June 1932 broke the Lakeland Fell record by traversing 42 fells within a 24-hour period, at the age of 42.
Each summer around 100 of the most highly tuned ultra-distance fell runners will attempt the 66-mile, 27,000 ft of ascent within the allotted 24 hours. Only one in three will succeed. To date approximately 2055 people have completed the single round in 24 hours.
Nicky has set records on the Bob Graham Round in previous years. In 2016, on her 10th anniversary of overcoming breast cancer, the 49-year-0ld bested the record for the DOUBLE Bob Graham Round. This covers over 132 miles, 52,000' of ascent over 84 summits. She did this in an amazing 45-1/2 hours!
Video about the Bob Graham Round with Salomon Running athlete Ricky Lightfoot
Nicky Spinks article re. her Double Bob Graham.
Video of Nicky completing the Double Bob Graham.
We also added a few words to our glossary:
And finally, to quote Mr. Warren Pole, "If you fall in Fall running Fell, now you have something!"
Mon, 6 February 2017
Cory Reese, AKA Fast Cory, started running later in life and has become obsessed. He has an entertaining way to share his experiences from the "back of the pack" via his BLOG, his column in Ultrarunning Magazine, and his social media pages.
Cory shares his life journey in his new book, "Nowhere Near First".
Thu, 26 January 2017
Billy Yang and Jimmy Dean Freeman join The Nation to discuss trail running adventures. They can take all forms and can be very complex or simple weekend affairs. Do more than a routine training runs this year. Have a running adventure!
See more of Billy Yang's film on Youtube
Fri, 20 January 2017
33 Shake weekly winners:
Getting high in boise foothills
Running the sights in DC
Fri, 13 January 2017
We jump in the TRN time machine and travel back to 1988 to compare how trail running has changed. Tim Twietmeyer, 25-time, silver buckle owner and 5-time champion of Western States 100, join The Nation to discuss.
Winners of the 33shake photo promotion. Each will receive 10 Satchels of the chia energy gel. Post your photo/video on social media and tag #fuledby33shake and #inspiredbytrn to enter the weekly drawing.
Kristian Bak (Twitter @kristianbak79) from Denmark
https://twitter.com/KristianBak79?lang=en-gb, great Danish trail shot
Laurie Nakauchi for a rocking team run shot
Sebastien Durandeau for this moody winter trail shot
Sat, 31 December 2016
Don and Scott look back on the last 5 years of podcasts and revisit the great guests and topics from 2016.
Top downloaded TRN Podcasts since 2011
Top downloaded TRN Podcasts in 2016
Fri, 23 December 2016
This is our second annual holiday game show edition! We pinned the European Union against the East Coast of the USA.This year Andy Jones-Wilkins and Warren Pole rejoin with team mates Donna Ní Cuarta and Ashley Walsh.
The Nation goes rogue and kicks it game show style. We adapt the 1970's game show, "100,000 Pyramid" to create a trail running version.
Listen to last year's game show