Podcast Tips & Tricks

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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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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Nate Warner Just Wants to Run…. Fast Ep 46

Nate Warner likes to run….fast. In this episode we ask Nate how the hell an average, mid-packer type, can get fast too. Nate lays it out easy enough for any trail newbie to understand but in a way that gives even old timers confidence to go run with the speedsters on speed night. Nate Warner …

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Finding Time To Run Ep 45

Here are a few tips on fitting your marathon or ultra-marathon training into your hectic life. The trick is to make every moment count and to have a clear plan. It’s easy to fall into the mindset that you are too busy to run. Training for a marathon takes a lot of time. Training for …

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