67: ‘Crazy Elevated Altitude Training Adventure’


Can you be over-prepared when going on an adventure? Or is it good to sometimes just grab your shoes and run for the hills?
How does one access public recreation areas when the surrounding areas are privately owned?
When do you know you’ve done everything you can to prepare for your upcoming race?
These another other topics are discussed in this week’s episode of your favorite neighborhood trail running audio experience.

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66: ‘Falling through my Selfies’


Forests are logged, trails rerouted and the most epic LBA After Party is announced. Doug is testing trail shoes and insoles and Mathias continues his quest to find the perfect accessory for his wrist.


65: ‘Death Valley Fun Run’


Your hosts dreamily share their favorite National Park lodges. Mt. Rainier and Olympic face off and the word iconic is used a lot. Also, Badwater 135 is discussed, no reasons for that.
Hey, wanna run our Little Backyard Adventure Race for free? Katja Hurt from Wilderness Chaplains is giving away two free race entries. First two who email us/tweet us get in free – any distance – all the fun!


64: ‘Yearning for Burritos’ with Special Guest Morgan Sjogren


Your friendly neighborhood podcast hosts are joined by writer, adventurer, and former elite track athlete turned avid trail runner Morgan Sjogren. Stories of fantastic adventure trips from Bears Ears to Patagonia leave the crew hungry for burritos and yearning for the open road.


63: ‘Bill Pullman is my president’


Between burgers and hotdogs your hosts find time to discuss Doug’s elevation training block for his upcoming race and wonder if Western States should be run backwards next year.


62: ‘Oh Dear, we talk Beer and Gear’


A new ultra race through bear country in Montana is a good reminder for your hosts to talk about safety gear while venturing into the back country. Mathias also shares his first thoughts about the brand new Coros Vertix GPS Adventure watch.


61: ‘Won’t you be my Running Buddy?’


To kick off the summer season your award winning hosts discuss public-private partnerships for our public lands, web toed running buddies, the place Western States Endurance Run has in trail media coverage, and how to break out of your running rut. Some topics were serious, some were silly. You get to guess which ones were which.

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60: ‘My Tank Top Tan Line’


The dreams of mountains are real. Snow is melting rapidly and summits are calling us.
This episode is also our big product review show in the Singletrack headquarters.
Douglas, and his dog, share their thoughts on hats, shirts and socks and Mathias shares his thoughts sandals and boxers. The show concludes of with an in-depth look at the must have book for any trail and mountain runner: Training for the Uphill Athlete, by Steve House, Scott Johnston and Kilian Jornet. Really, get that book.


59: ‘Tick, Tick…. Boom!’


Did you go on a run for Global Running Day?
It’s tick season and your concerned hosts share some info and tips on how you can stay healthy. Don’t let those little bastards grind you down.


58: ‘The Importance of Firm Buns’


This week, the guys are back to their normal shenanigans. They discuss tank tops, running Cross Country, training and days off, Everest’s crowding issues, our National Park’s economic impact and, of course, baking. They also dive into the week’s “weather report,” where snowpack levels and safe travel are talked about. This episode is sure to be a favorite for someone. Maybe it will be you!

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