86: How to run an effective 100 mile race?: Talking with Karl Meltzer


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MR86: In this week’s episode, I talked with Karl Meltzer. Karl is the world’s winnest 100 mile trail runner. He brings a wealth of wisdom and knowledge of ultra/trail running. In this episode, we touch on many topics of running an effective 100 mile race: from pacing, racing, hydration, nutrition, and more.
Summary:
In this episode, Karl and I talk about:
-Karl’s running journey from high-school runner to the world class ultramarathoner
-Speedgoat brand
-how to run an effective 100 mile race?
-different aspects of running 100
-our point of views of running the 2017 Pinhoti 100 miles race: from the front of the pack to back of the pack

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85: Saying Goodbye to Soldier Marathon: Talking with Race Director Cecil Cheves

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MR85: In this week’s episode, I talked with Cecil Cheves – the race director and one of the founders of the  Soldier Marathon. We talked about Cecil’s running journey from being non-runner to Ironman and ultra marathoner. We also talk about the founding of Solider Marathon to last 8 years of running  Soldier Marathon.

In this episode, we also talked the real reason why 2017 will be last year of the Soldier Marathon that we know of. In recent day,  Soldier Marathon committee has announced that they will bring Solider Half Marathon. As for the marathon, this will be the last year.

Summary:
In this episode, Cecil and I talk about:
-Cecil’s running journey from non-runner to Ironman, ultramarathoner, and race director
-Start of Solider Marathon
-Different aspects of organizing the Soldier Marathon
-Different charities the marathon supports
-The real reason why 2017 is the last year of the Soldier Marathon

 Soldier Marathon website: www.soldiermarathon.com

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Inaugural Soldier Marathon 2010

Soldier Marathon 2015

84: Running the 5th Pinhoti 100: Talking with Emily Kennedy, Bob Watters, and Michael Roy


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MR84: In this week’s episode, I talked with Emily Kennedy, Bob Watters, and Michael Roy who will be running their 5th Pinhoti 100 and join the Pinhoti 500 miles club. This is a great informational podcast episode for those running Pinhoti 100 for the first time or Nth time. Together, Emily, Bob, Michael, and I bring 13 years of running Pinhoti 100. In this episode, we share about the experience of running Pinhoti 100, do’s and don’ts of running Pinhoti 100, course details, pacers, drop bags, and much more.

In this episode, Emily, Bob, Michael, and I talked about
-Why Pinhoti 100?
-Pinhoti 100: Crouse, drop bags, aid station, etc
-do’s and don’ts of the running of running Pinhoti 100 and other 100s
-Much More

Pinhoti Trail Runs: pinhotitrailseries.com
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83: 2017 Endless Miles : Talking with Runners and Crew: What does it takes to run a 48 hrs event?


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MR83: This is an on-location episode, where I talked with runners who were running or ran 48 hrs, 24 hrs, & 12 hrs event. It was fun to be on-location and be a part of an event where runners were taking their running beyond they were ever gone before. I saw many new Alabama state records set.

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2017 Endless Miles – Day 1
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82: From a Non-Runner to Setting High Heels Marathon Running Guinness World Records:Talking with Irene Sewell


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MR82: In this week’s episode, I talked with Irene Sewell from Chattanooga, TN who set the Guinness World Records in High Heels marathon running. Irene started her running journey only 3 years ago after volunteering at the Ironman Chattanooga event. Since she took on running, she completed many half-marathons, few half-Ironman, and 3 marathons including the 2017 Seven Bridges Marathon where she set the Guinness World Records.

In this episode, Irene and I talked about
-Irene’s running journey
-Irene’s the Guinness World Records process
-High Heels marathon training
– High Heels marathon racing
-Much More

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Here is Irene’s Instagram account: https://www.instagram.com/highheelsforguinness/ @highheelsforguinness

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81 : Finishing a Race is Important Than Finishing Faster : Talking with Seth Elsheimer : 50 stater time 3


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MR81: In this week’s episode, I talked with Dr. Seth Elsheimer from Orlando FL. Seth ran 239 marathons and ultra (as of this interview), and he is still running 20+ marathon/ultra a year at his age of 65. He has completed 50 states marathon twice, and ultra marathon once. It is a great to have Seth on Mruns’ podcast and share his story about his running journey.

In this episode, Seth and I talked about
-Seth’s start of running journey
-How Seth managed to run 50 US states marathons twice and ultra marathon once?
-What does it takes to be 50 stater?
-Running and racing advice
-Much More

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Seth’s Running: http://pegasus.cc.ucf.edu/~sethe/MarathonStatesMap.html

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80: All About That Pace : Pacing Chicago Marathon & beyond: Talking with Steve Sprieser

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MR80: In this week’s episode, I talked to fellow pacer Steve Sprieser about pacing and running the Chicago Marathon and beyond. We took an in-depth looked at pacing aspect of a marathon running. A lot runner do not know what we – the pacers – really do? This episode will help you to answer some of your questions. As a local Chicago runner, Steve also talks about different high lights of running the Chicago Marathon.

If you have any questions related to pacing/pacers, please post your question @MarathonRuns on Facebook page, Instagram, or Twitter, we will try to answer your questions.

In this episode, Steve and talked about
-What are pacing and pacers?
-How does pacing work?
-Chicago Marathon and Pacing Chicago marathon
– Running advice to run with pacers
-Much More

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79: Running 2017 Birmingham Stage Race: Talking with Stage Runners, Volunteers, & Event Organizer

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MR79: This is on-location podcast episode where I talked with stage race runners, volunteers, and event organizer. In this episode, I talked with runners from a different background from the back of pack runners to the overall finishers. For the first time, you will get to hear Marye Jo Tosch’s voice on Mruns’ podcast.

Note: Due to on-location recording, some parts of audio is not great.

In this episode, I talked with runners about
-My personal experience running stage race
-Different Runners perspective of running the stage race, course, and overall view of the weekend
-Volunteers perspective of the stage race
-The first time, you will get to hear Marye Jo Tosch’s voice on Mruns’ podcast
-Much More

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78: How to Run a 3 Days Stage Race? Talking with David Olsen

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MR78: In this week’s episode, I talked with David Olsen about ins and outs of running a 3 days stage race. As we are headed towards the 2017 Birmingham Stage Race, David is a great resource to give a lot of in-sight into running a stage race. David ran many Stage races around Southeast and has podium finishes on many of them. Great podcast to listen if you want to learn about stage race? Or how to prepared for the stage race?

In this episode, David and I talked about:
-David’s running back ground
-What is stage race?
-How to run Stage Race?
-How to run Birmingham Stage race?
-Much More

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77: Learn to Appreciate the Joy of Running: From 24 Hrs world Championships & Breaking Vol State 500k Course Record to Overcoming Overtraining Syndrome : Talking with Greg Armstrong

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MR77: In this week’s episode, I talked with Greg Armstrong. Even though Greg was a life time runner, he did not turn into ultra running till 2008. Ever since he turned into running Ultra, he has not looked back. He feels that he found his place in running. In recent years, Greg completed in the IAU 24 Hours World and European Championships for the Team USA, ran the Bad water 146 miles and vol state 315 miles in a back-to-back weekend. Through his running, he also founded Run4Water ministry. Great has a great story to tell us about his running journey.

In this episode, Greg and I talked about:
-Greg’s running journey
-Running ultra distance races
-Qualifying and running on IHA 24 hrs World and European Championships for Team USA
-Running Bad Water
-Break Vol State 315 course record
-Greg’s Run4Water ministry
-Much More

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Run4Water: http://www.run4water.net

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