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Adventure banter, training tips and tales of physical trials and endless trails with endurance athletes, adventurers and elite fitness coaches. The hosts are Kris King and Will Roberts. Kris is Race Director for the Beyond the Ultimate ultra race series and Will is a proudly bald blogger, photographer and ultra-runner.
 
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Greg makes his 2nd appearance on the podcast in a month as we bring him back to help build on our earlier podcasts about nutrition. In episode 40, Kris King talked us through the basics of nutrition so listeners could build a healthy attitude to food and habits which can help achieve our training goals. But, when should you eat particular foods in …
 
We’ve drafted ultrarunning fantasy teams, we’ve drafted the elements of the perfect aid station, and now we’re drafting the perfect shoe closet. Bryon Powell of iRunFar and Ian Golden of the Trails Collective join Phil and I for a brief state-of-the-sport discussion before we select our favorite all-time shoes in each of eight different categories.…
 
During her first-ever skydive, something clicked in Holly's head. That sudden rush of adrenaline started a journey that would see her become the first woman to jump from a plane next to Everest at the height of the summit (see cover image!), participate in the first Mongol Derby horse race, climb Everest as a mountaineer, and set up the conservatio…
 
The defending champ at Transgrancanaria and the newly minted holder of the Wonderland Trail FKT, Kaytlyn Gerbin faces her toughest test: the 20 Questions hot seat. We talk about her favorite races, snowboarding, watermelons, weird costumes, and much more. Links: Instagram: @kaytlyn_g Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kaytlyng/ Strava: https://www.…
 
When we think of Oxford, we tend to think of the city created by the University, with its dreaming spires and architecture of learning. But there is a whole lot more to explore. Oxford is also the Hollywood of Stories and a melting pot of cultural diversity - says author Sylvia Vetta, talking to writer Yang-May Ooi on the Creative Conversations pod…
 
Greg Potter is co-founder of Resilient Nutrition and a renowned expert on the effects of sleep and nutrition on health. In this episode, we take a deep and detailed dive into what sleep is for, the problems caused by poor sleep, and how to get better sleep. At a time when most of us have experienced a lot of disruption in our day to day routines, w…
 
Episode Sponsor: Zpack www.zpack.com My Coaching www.kristianUltra.com GoFundMe: https://www.gofundme.com/f/appalachian-trail-speed-record-attempt Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/kristianultraBy kristian morgan
 
Scott wrote this bio... Scott Grierson Age 53 Grew up in a modern log cabin in Bass Harbor Maine and still live adjacent to the Family Land. Grew up as country boy fishing, shooting rats, raising rabbits, pigs, playing in the woods, etc.... The son of educated parents and naturalist and adventurer father Stanley O Grierson. Spent my senior year of …
 
What do ABBA, Hadrian’s Wall and Grecian Urns have in common? They are all part of the world’s heritage. Steve Slack, writer and heritage interpretation consultant joins Creative Conversations host, Yang-May Ooi in this first episode of 2021 to talk about creativity and collaboration behind the scenes in the museum world For photos, links and music…
 
We start the new year off right with a visit to the Pain Cave from Taggart VanEtten. Who is that, you ask? He’s the triathlete-turned-marathoner who shocked the ultrarunning world with an outstanding 12:19 win at the Tunnel Hill 100 in his ultramarathon debut. Taggart tells us about how his tri background helps him as an ultrarunner, why he decided…
 
Atlas Guides was started by a couple of thru-hikers who hiked the Pacific Crest Trail together in 2010. The first Guthook Guide was released in 2012, and they haven’t stopped since. What started as a simple, navigational smartphone guide for the PCT has now turned into a portfolio of hiking guides for the most popular trails around the world. As a …
 
Time to bid goodbye to the possibly the strangest year in ultrarunning history. Phil and I do a quick recap of recent results before we welcome back the great Dylan Bowman to look back at the yar that was and to make our picks for Ultrarunner of the Year, Performance of the Year, FKT of the Year, and much more. Links: DBo’s website DBo on the Pain …
 
The pride of the #Beastcoast, Patrick Reagan, joins us in the Pain Cave for another edition of 20 questions. We talk about his favorite race, why he like racing in hot weather, playing guitar, racing 100s, why watermelon is awesome, and much more. Links: Follow Patrick on Instagram Patrick’s website Interested in being coached by Patrick? Beers for…
 
Phil gets to fanboy out as we welcome in defending Hardrock champ Sabrina Stanley to the Pain Cave to sit on the 20 Questions hot seat. We cover Sabrina’s exploits on Nolan’s 14 this summer, her favorite race and toughest race (hint: they’re the same race), which one of us won the Ultrarunning Fantasy Draft by selecting her (hint: it was me), and m…
 
Matt and Ellie are the founders of Summit Fever Media and have carved a niche for themselves as makers of excellent adventure films. They're often to be found deep in the wilderness, pointing cameras at athletes carrying out amazing feats of endurance. This summer was no exception. Their latest film, Totally FKT, is out now and tells the story of J…
 
Ultrarunner and personal trainer Kristian Morgan talks to Creative Conversations host Yang-May Ooi about the natural high that comes from physical activity and running – and also shares his adventures running two of the most challenging endurance races in the world, the Marathon des Sables and the Tour of Giants. For photos, links and music credits…
 
Beyond the Ultimate first encountered Nick Watson in Kenya during the first For Rangers Ultra in 2018. Through his passion for adventure and enthusiastic nature, Nick quickly established himself as a part of our extended family. We were over the moon then when he came to us with a plan for an epic new race in the UK. Now we are all looking forward …
 
British ultrarunner Kristian Morgan had to forego a second attempt on the Appalachian Trail this summer due to the travel restrictions in place because of the pandemic. Instead, he stuck close to home and took on the longest trail in the UK, the 630-mile South West Coast Path, taking aim at the four-year-old record set by the great Damian Hall. Kri…
 
Please enjoy my talk with Warren Doyle. Warren talks in details about his 50 year history with the Appalachian Trail. Includes actually setting the record for the fastest known time in 1973 age 23 and more recently his role in supporting Liz Anjos who became the fastest northbound supported female hiker.…
 
Against a backdrop of the Covid_19 pandemic and the slew of race cancellations it led too, a few runners have managed to salvage the spirit of competition and a number of epic achievements from the clutches of what could have been a very quiet year in trail/ultra-running. There can be few claims to greater success this year than Damian Hall's. He h…
 
Trail running beast Zoë Rom is the Associate Editor of Trail Runner magazine and the host of the DNF Podcast—a show about “failure in life and running…about unfinished business, and the unglamorous work of picking yourself up, dusting yourself off, and moving on.” Zoë joins us to talk about failure vs. hardship, overcoming fear, practicing self-com…
 
In the past two years, SoCal native Jake Jackson has progressed from a solid competitor on the southwestern trail-running scene to a top-10 finish at the 24-hour World Championships. Jake joins us on the show to talk about his meteoric rise to becoming one of the top US runners ever at 24 hours, how he balances his training with full-time work and …
 
Kristian Morgan is an ultra-runner, coach and podcast host with his sights set on breaking massive records. After covering over 1000 miles of the Appalachian Trail last year as part of the support team for Belgian runner Karel Sabbe's FKT, Kristian was intent on taking on the same challenge himself, until Covid scuppered his plans. With the hunger …
 
Episode 197 of Talk Ultra brings an interview with Finlay Wild. Speedgoat discusses his 19-years of 100-mile victories. We have a sound bite from Kilian Jornet after his road 10km. Stephen Goldstein talks Covid-19 and we bring you Clay Williams, Ian Radmore, Richard McChesney and Miriam Gilbert with their Covid stories.…
 
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