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
Fri, 6 January 2017
Matt Fitzgerald (sports nutritionist, writer, athlete, coach) hits another home run with his latest book, "The Endurance Diet: Discover the 5 Core Habits of the World's Greatest Athletes to Look, Feel and Perform Better". (Whew, that was an endurance title). Matt took the last two years to do in depth with the top endurance athletes from different sports and from around the world.
3 winners of the 33 Shake promotion:
1 Liz Morgan McGarraugh- bagged her goal of 1700 miles in a year, which - rather brilliantly - is 33 miles a week. What an excellent number. PHOTO
2 Benfitz1.0 - for some great slow-mo trail action videos and an Instagram feed that is, basically, nothing but trail running. Apart from a few posts of trail running injuries…VIDEO
3 Lisa Fogg-Evans - awesome first night time solo trail run, hard core!
You can win too. Just post a photo or video showing how you enjoy the trails and tag it with #fueledby33shake and #inspiredbytrn. A chance to win 10 satchels of 33 Shake energy gels and a chance to be the first (in the USA) to receive the 33 Shake All-in-one shake.
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
Thu, 15 December 2016
Dr. Mihály Csikszentmihályi describes flow as being "completely involved in an activity for its own sake. The ego falls away. Time flies. Every action, movement, and thought follows inevitably from the previous one...Your whole being is involved, and you're using your skills to the utmost".
Wow! How do we bottle that and release it on race day?
If you want to read ahead, here is the basis of an upcoming podcast on Vulnerability.
Fri, 9 December 2016
Eric Byrnes retired from major league baseball with a batting average of .259, 109 home runs, 396 RBIs, and an OBP or .320. Now what does he do? One thing that is taking up some of his time is trail and ultra running. Eric explains how his experience in MLB has helped him in becoming a passionate trail runner.
Learn more about the Pat Tillman Foundation
Fri, 2 December 2016
"The tipping point is that magic moment when an idea, trend, or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips, and spreads like wildfire". Malcolm Gladwell's best-selling book published in 2000, "The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference" can translate in to our sport. Andy Jones-Wilkins and Zach Bitter join The Nation to discuss what some of these little things are and some of the people that have been influential in making trail and ultra running more popular.
Wed, 23 November 2016
Pam Reed recently broke her leg. Our East Coast Executive Producer and Headmaster, Andy Jones-Wilkins, joins The Nation to discuss what it takes to make a comeback from injury, in a race, from professional setbacks, personal relationships, etc.
Pam's previous podcast: "Visualization and Leaping Out of Your Comfort Zone with Pam Reed"
Check out the TRN Store for great holiday gifts for you or your runner.
Fri, 18 November 2016
Gary Dudney is a prolific writer and can be seen in "Ultra Running Magazine", "Trail Runner", "Runner's World", "Running Times", and others. He has run over 200 ultras and 50 Hundreds. He joins The Nation to explain what he has learned over the years, especially how to find joy in the journey of running.