75: ‘The Rattlesnake Ate my Empanada’

Before the first big snow of the season, your faithful hosts each squeeze in one more adventure. Doug heads to Lake Solitude at Grand Teton National Park and Mathias finally fulfills his dream of running the Enchantments in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness above Leavenworth, Washington.
You guessed it, those runs were as awesome and rewarding.


74: ‘Squeezing in a Midday Run’

Your hosts are squeezing a whole lot of technology into this week’s episode of your favorite trail stumbling podcast. There is watch talk, camera angles, and eBikes are invading our public lands.

Also included a fascinating Director’s Commentary on “How to Build a Calendar”.


73: ‘Goodbye Mountain Goats’


Fall is here, and with that come cooler runs in unpredictable weather. Mathias announces plans for a possible new race in Capitol Forest and Doug gives us the insight scoop on the history of the mountain goats on the Olympic Peninsula. So long, goats, you’ve been fun but have overstayed your welcome. Also, a review of HANAH Herbal Superfoods.


72: ‘Pickle Juice-powered Ultra Success at The Rut’


He did it! Douglas got the monkey off his back. Last weekend he finished The Rut 50k in Big Sky, Montana. A brutal and beautiful mountain trail race that captured his heart, stole his soul, and almost broke his leg. This is Doug’s story. A tale of endurance, desperation, and joy. Oh, and how much do we love those Kaiser hills now?


71: ‘No Trophies for Cat Lovers’


If we would’ve packed anymore topics into this week’s episode our mics would’ve melted… and your headphones exploded. We talk about friendly neighborhood cats. New adventuress beyond the neighborhood and upcoming races and other ultra news.
Also: new shirts, and hoodies are available. Grab yours here!


70: ‘There’s a Sasquatch in all of us’


Your favorite hosts haven’t always been professional trail running podcasters. This episode takes a look at the early days of friendship, wilderness and adventures and crazy business ideas, that included Sasquatch Tours, picnic tables on downtown streets and braised pork knuckles in Leavenworth.

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69: ‘Who ordered that Rain?’

Your podcast hosts turned race directors and lived to tell the tale. And here it is: The directors commentary of the first Little Backyard Adventure in Olympia, WA. What an incredible time we had. Thank you for believing in us and racing these awesome trails. We will be back in 2020, we promise!


68: ‘Dippin Dots in Summerland’


With less than 48hrs before the start of our ‘Little Backyard Adventure’ race, your hosts are wired, exhausted, distracted and talkative.
Mountains are scaled, hills embraced, walks recorded and a new trail race in Olympia, WA is born.

Adventure with us.


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.

Sign up and race with us. Our Little Backyard Adventure is just a few days away.


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.