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Becoming Ultra is following the journey's of two runners who are being coached by two of the best ultra runners in the world to finish a 50k in Aspen Colorado. The catch is that neither runner has ever run more than a half marathon. Along the way will be coaching tips, race directors perspective, and the stories of elite and everyday runners on their first Ultra run!

Becoming Ultra Athlete On Fire

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Becoming Ultra is following the journey's of two runners who are being coached by two of the best ultra runners in the world to finish a 50k in Aspen Colorado. The catch is that neither runner has ever run more than a half marathon. Along the way will be coaching tips, race directors perspective, and the stories of elite and everyday runners on their first Ultra run!

    Season 8:08 Patience in training for the long haul.

    Season 8:08 Patience in training for the long haul.

    Will is ready to see some results and Ellie reassures him they are coming.  Scott can't talk.  Enjoy the show following runners training for their first 50k!

    • 18 min
    Scotty Mills keynote speech at Band Of Runners Trail Camp

    Scotty Mills keynote speech at Band Of Runners Trail Camp

    Scotty Mills is a legend in the world of ultra running.  He took the time to deliver a speech about what the sport has done for him over the span of his life as a runner and race director.  If you believe in the power of community, you'll love this talk.  Thanks for listening!

    • 37 min
    Season 8:07 Adult children and the ultra running cult.

    Season 8:07 Adult children and the ultra running cult.

    Emily had a road trip as an adult child and shared that Becoming Ultra could possibly be a cult on first impression from some family members!  We talk about her running over the last couple weeks.   We talk early year goals for the masses and we throw out some more unique words to try and stump Ian and his English or British background!  It's a fun one!

    • 29 min
    Season 8:06 Will says hi on the trail and gets ready for first 10 miler.

    Season 8:06 Will says hi on the trail and gets ready for first 10 miler.

    The new year is here and we catch up with Will and his coach Ellie.  A double digit run coming up as well as a 6 hour running event.  We also dive into trail etiquette stories. Happy New Year and enjoy!

    • 23 min
    Season 8:05 Emily's first weeks with her coach Ian.

    Season 8:05 Emily's first weeks with her coach Ian.

    Emily is getting her training rolling in the first couple weeks of training for her first ultra in May of 2020. Ian catches us up on her progress and answers some common early training questions.

    • 24 min
    Season 8: 04 Will and Ellie catch up after the first couple weeks of training.

    Season 8: 04 Will and Ellie catch up after the first couple weeks of training.

    Will and Ellie catch up a bit.  Will asks about gear he needs.  Ellie learns a little about baseball.

    • 31 min

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