Ultramarathons during a Pandemic: A Discussion with Ultramarathon Medical Directors!


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In this episode I am joined by a trio of healthcare professionals who are experts in providing medical care and support at trail and ultramarathon races. we have a frank and broad discussion on the impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic on the ultramarathons. They are Dr. Andy Pasternak, his wife Dr. Joann Ellero and Dr. John Anderson. Andy is a family physician and founder of the Silver Sage Family and Sports Medicine Clinic in Reno. Joann is an Anesthesiologist in Reno. Joann and Andy are a well known medical dynamo at the Tahoe Trail Endurance Runs and Western States 100, where Andy serves as Medical Director at both races. John Anderson is not only an Emergency Room Physican in Reno and Medical Director for the Broken Arrow Sky Races. He is also a talented Mountain Endurance athlete with multiple finishes at Tour De Gents!

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