In this episode, we’re talking about those pesky little blood-sucking critters, ticks. Dr. Jason Wagner joins us to give a quick download on tick prevention, removal, illnesses, signs and symptoms, and treatment options after your trail run.
We are proud to welcome UltraRunning Magazine’s Western States contest winner Natasha Daniels to the URM podcast. Natasha shares her personal story with us, which was selected from over 100 entries in November.
Elite ultrarunner and overall endearing human being Tim Tollefson joins us to share details about the new Mammoth Trail Fest, which promises to be an epic, European-style event, and how the idea came to fruition.
Pete Kostelnick joins the UR inner sanctum to talk about his next adventure: running 50 miles in all 50 states in 50 days. Pete’s no stranger to monumental endurance feats – he’s the current World Record holder for the fastest coast-to-coast crossing of the United States by foot. He ran from San Francisco to New York City in 42 days, 6 hours and 30 minutes.
In our new feature, Ultra Shorts, we discuss one of the unexpected things we experience while ultrarunning: poison oak. We’re joined by Dr. Jason Wagner as we chat about what you need to know about this nasty plant, including prevention, treatment and myths about poison oak.
In this episode, we are joined by 20-year-old Zach Bates, who just finished Canyons 100k and happens to be on the Autism spectrum. Back in May 2021, Zach told his parents that he wanted to run 100 miles. Having zero ultra experience and only six months to prepare, Zach accomplished his goal and created something very special in the process. Zach is joined by his mom, Rana, to share their incredible story.