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Trail Runner Nation is devoted to sharing knowledge and advice to the trail running community - from beginners to the pros! We offer tips and discussion regarding race nutrition, pacing strategy, mental focus and much more from well-respected members of the trail community.

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Trail Runner Nation is devoted to sharing knowledge and advice to the trail running community - from beginners to the pros! We offer tips and discussion regarding race nutrition, pacing strategy, mental focus and much more from well-respected members of the trail community.

    EP 465: TRN Audio Magazine - Volume 8

    EP 465: TRN Audio Magazine - Volume 8

    Volume 8 of the Pulitzer Prize winning TRN Audio Magazine is now available at your corner newspaper stand.

    Featured articles :

    Is Longer Better?
    Good Until the Last Drop
    Give me 5
    You Never Forget Your First Time
    Does the Tail Wag the Dog?
    Running, Is it Good for Your Knees?
    Don't Believe the Hype
    How Much?

    • 1 hr 17 min
    EP 464: Western States Cancels 2020 Race - A Talk With the RD

    EP 464: Western States Cancels 2020 Race - A Talk With the RD

    Today, the Western States Endurance Run Board of Directors announced the cancellation of the 2020 race.  This is only the second time in the race's 46 years that they have had to cancel the race.  Race Director, Craig Thornley, joins Andy Jones-Wilkins in a discussion to clarify and answer any questions.

    • 47 min
    EP 463: The What Now?

    EP 463: The What Now?

    Earlier this week we posted a podcast discussing the situation with COVID-19.  Since then, many communities have been directed to "shelter in place".
    As promised, this is the follow up podcast with Coach and Prognosticator, Andy Jones-Wilkins.  The discuss the subject of what we can do now.  We also chat with Julie Fingar, RD for NorCal Ultras, about the ramifications RDs have to deal with and how they are trying to innovate and create options for runners.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    EP 462: COVID-19 Cancelled Our Race

    EP 462: COVID-19 Cancelled Our Race

    We recently posted a letter from the Ultra-Endurance Sport Science & Medicine web site.  This letter makes recommendations for our sport during this pandemic.  Dr. Marty Hoffman, co-author, joins us to explain how this virus can affects our community.  Bob Crowley, Trail Animals Club, also explains how this affects our race season
    For an updated status on race cancelations:

    Check your race web site
    Check ultrasignup.com
    Updated list at Ultrarunning Magazine
    Be a solution, Be kind...mãs!

    • 50 min
    EP 461: Running the Dream with Matt Fitzgerald

    EP 461: Running the Dream with Matt Fitzgerald

    Matt Fitzgerald (sports nutritionist, writer, athlete, coach) will be releasing a new book in May, "Running the Dream; One Summer Living, Training and Racing with a Team of World-Class Runners Half My Age".  We talk to him about his journey as he trains with Hoka's NAZ elite team of professional runners in Flagstaff, AZ.

    He also has launched an interesting cool new running camp concept, "Endeavorun".  Check it out.

    • 1 hr
    EP 460: Introducing Trail Hacks, A New Podcast

    EP 460: Introducing Trail Hacks, A New Podcast

    Introducing a new TRN produced podcast, Trail Hacks. We interview RDs from amazing races you should know about and then provide hacks to increase your successful experience.

    In the first episode, We speak with Scotty Kumar, Ten Junk Miles Podcast, about the Badger Trail Races held on Aug 1-2, 2020.

    Be sure to subscribe to Trail Hacks podcast where ever you listen or visit www.trailhacks.run

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

KPB68 ,

Best ever

These guys are the best! So chilled and relaxed at delivering the latest information and words of encouragement and inspiration for trail adventures. Awesome running buddies. Podcast mãs!

Xxxyyyzzzaaabbb ,

Listen even if you aren’t an ultra runner.

Worth listening to even if you aren’t an ultra runner. This show isn’t elitist. The guests are great and it often covers topics that will help shorter distance runners as well as ultra runners.

Jen1977ni ,

Brilliant Podcast!

I listen to this podcast in the car on my long commute to work, I actually don't want to get out of the car when I get to work, I'm enjoying it so much! Highly recommended!

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