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Balancing Running & Family w/ Johannah Vandenbush – Ep 56

  How do you balance family, work, and running? The secret is you don’t. If you are training for marathons or ultras then some part of that trifecta is going to fall apart. The trick is, just like running down steep hills, it’s controlled chaos. Something has got to give but you can choose what …

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Starting Lines – Ep 55

It’s been way too long since the last episode of the Sugarstride Podcast. We are back! The Sugarstride Podcast is all about trail and ultra marathon running! We are back after a few months off and ready to rumble if you will. Today we discuss just where the hell I was and what is coming …

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Planning For A Perfect Race Day – EP 54 MUT Synchrocast Series

Just what can you do in preparation to make sure race day is perfect? While running an ultra marathon there are bound to be all sorts of issues that will come up over the course of a 50k to 100 miles or more. This is no surprise. Anticipating these setbacks or obstacles and being prepared …

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Bears, Beer, Stretching, and Dr. Matt – Ep 53

This is an extra special episode of the Sugarstride Podcast. Sugarstride has a running club called Eat Clean, Run Dirty and we meet up for some miles and a free beer on Monday nights in Cleveland for roads or Akron for trails. In this podcast we set up a portable recorder at the Craft Beer …

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Fix Your Tummy Troubles w/ Warren & Erica Pole – Ep 52

Warren and Erica Pole are ultra runners and triathletes that were sick of all of the poor choices endurance athletes had to fuel their performance. It didn’t make much sense to them that they ate whole, healthy, plant based foods everyday but when they competed in races they had no good choices at all. The …

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Getting Salty with Joseph Havey & SaltStick – Ep 51

Electrolytes can be a tricky proposition. How much salt do you need? Not enough will make you feel zapped early on in your ultra. Too much could leave you looking for a tree to throw up or squat behind. The point is, your body requires three things: water, calories, and electrolytes. If you’re not replacing …

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Podcast Race Reports

Western States w/ Avery Collins & Sabrina Stanley Ep-50

Avery Collins and Sabrina Stanley join the podcast to talk about Western States, golden tickets, grit, and their favorite failures. Avery Collins is tearing up the ultra scene, setting course records and breaking paradigms. Avery earned his entry to the historic Western States Endurance Run after winning the Georgia Death Race and capturing a golden …

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Mohican Adventures w/ Megan Alvarado & Randy Wittmer – Ep 49

The Mohican 100 is one of the oldest and longest ran one hundred mile ultra marathons in the United States. The trails of Mohican in central Ohio offer a buffet of everything you could encounter on a great ultra: waterfalls, huge hills, luscious forests, technical single track, and the best damn aid stations in the …

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Cayuga Trails 50 with Michael Owen, Martini, and Alescia – Ep 48

The Cayuga Trail races are just as beautiful as they are brutal. Miles of single track leads runners through luscious northern New York forests on a tour of waterfalls. Beauty always comes at a cost and this fifty mile was no exception. Hundreds of stone steps and winding pathways conspired to add just over 9,000 …

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Quest for the Crest Ep 47

Quest for a DNF A very unusual Quest for the Crest 50k race report. Certainly the most difficult 50k in the United States, Quest takes runner’s on an epic journey through North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Featuring breathtaking views, luscious forest, tunnels of mountain laurel, and nearly 12,000 feet of elevation gain this ultra marathon …

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