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Singletrack 13: ‘What’s the furthest you ever run backwards?’

The crew celebrates the perfect weekday run. Right out the door, a great mixture of terrain, like a great burger, it’s there for you when you need it most.
Also: Mathias has a great idea on how to keep that commitment to our personal dream projects. It involves $150 and might get you a t-shirt, it might.


Singletrack 12: ‘My Pain Cave is real’

Server transition – sorry about all the dust!
Doug runs Bangtail Divide and is all smiles. Summer is here and our training runs are sweaty and sometimes shirtless. Mathias dreams up a new audacious project, that’s both doable and insane.


Singletrack 11: ‘I was dead after just one Loop’

Douglas tells us about his upcoming race: Bangtail Divide. Mathias almost died of heatstroke on his Kaiser loops. Both share their favorite drinks from the Fourth of July.
The big topic they tackle is around how to properly train for a big race and how to not let your inflated expectations frustrate you on race day.


Singletrack 10: ‘Licking Orange Slices’

Your hosts take a deeper look at the gear that carried them through the Broken Arrow Skyrace and what food they love eating at aid stations. We answer the question how important mental strength is during a long race and how cool it would’ve been if Mathias’ iPhone had any juice left for some music on the last few miles of the race.

We also dive into some Western States coverage from last weekend and try to find the story beyond the top ten finishers and how the current coverage favors the pros.

This episode of SINGLETRACK is brought to you by Kevin Hayward’s State Farm agency in Lacey, WA. Stop by his office, reach out to him on social media and shoot him an email at kevin@laceywainsurance.com. Thank you for supporting the show!


Singletrack 9: ‘Road Trip to Broken Arrow Skyrace’

This is our very very special Road Trip episode. Douglas and I wanted to capture the thrill and the essence of our road trip all the way from Olympia to Squaw Valley by Lake Tahoe where we finally got to run the Broken Arrow Skyrace.
There’s a lot in this episode, a detailed breakdown of Douglas and Mathias’s races and some ‘Choco Tacos’.


Singletrack 8: ‘Attack of Gravity’

Almost road trip time! Your hosts are discussing plans for their trip down to Tahoe for the Broken Arrow Sky Race. Doug also gives a detailed play-by-play of his recent crash on the trails where he tripped downhills and fell flat on his face. Glad he’s okay! This is a great time to remind everyone of the importance of bringing your “10 Essentials” and proper protection when heading onto the trails. Be safe out there, guys!


Singletrack 7: ‘Please don’t take me to a Lake’

With less than two weeks to their first big race of the season Douglas and Mathias compare final notes and training runs thus far. When will tapering begin, what are their plans for nutrition on race day, and what shoes will they be wearing?
Also: A first look at some planned adventures in the mountains once the final snow is melted and they are fully recovered from their race in Tahoe.


Singletrack: 6 ‘It levels up a bit and then it drops down again’

Douglas takes a road trip to Badlands National Park and Mathias wakes up early to run up Mt. Rose, twice – finally. Training for Broken Arrow is going well for the both of them and they are pushing themselves to keep up their mileage and elevation goals. Mathias bought new shoes – thank you REI anniversary sale, and Douglas has holes in his running socks.


Singletrack 5: ‘Complaining about Californians’

Hungry as always Mathias and Douglas continue to dig into their training routine leading up to their next big race: Broken Arrow Skyrace at Lake Tahoe. They discuss diners in middle America, the best use of poles while attacking hills and why trail running is vastly superior to city marathons.


Singletrack 4: ‘We’re Men in Tights’

Mathias is frustrated about buying running shoes, Douglas’s hamstrings are sore, and neither of them are wearing tights because it’s Springtime. Also, grizzlies, good training routes to get elevation and planning for upcoming races.


Singletrack 3: ‘The Canyon makes Cowboys’

In this week’s fine installment of our audio experience Douglas and Mathias are in full on nostaglic mood. For the anniversary of their epic run of the fabled R2R2R route at the Grand Canyon they remember the good times, and laugh about the bad ones too. Do you hear that Phantom Ranch, do you, do you?


Singletrack 2: ‘Peeling Potato Chips Off My Face’

Doug and Mathias, and Trixy (sady not featured on this fine audio experience) climb Mt. St. Helens. On the popular Worm Flows Route they encounter snow, sun, professional glissaders and get sunburned.


Singletrack 1: ‘The Victorian Age of Shame and Self-Body-Loathing’

Inaurgial episode of our new trailrunning podcast: ‘SINGLETRACK with Douglas Scott & Mathias Eichler’. It’s going to be a hell of a run. Buckle up!


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By Doug and Mathias on the Olympic Peninsula, Washington State