65 episodes

Matt and his guest co-host Paul Hadfield interview their mate and training partner Judge. Judge explains the origins of NORG (Night Owl Running Group), membership status and the unusual application criteria.
Judge confesses to a beer before NORG and explains his unattainable goals for UTA50 this year.
The boys critique another beer on the Stone & Wood scale while discussing the optimum amount of beverages to indulge in the day before a long run.

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Matt and his guest co-host Paul Hadfield interview their mate and training partner Judge. Judge explains the origins of NORG (Night Owl Running Group), membership status and the unusual application criteria.
Judge confesses to a beer before NORG and explains his unattainable goals for UTA50 this year.
The boys critique another beer on the Stone & Wood scale while discussing the optimum amount of beverages to indulge in the day before a long run.

    Ep 66- Grant Brisbin- Fastest Known Time for the Great North Walk- 250km

    Ep 66- Grant Brisbin- Fastest Known Time for the Great North Walk- 250km

    Ever thought about running from Newcastle to Sydney? No? Well Grant Brisbin just did it. He set the Fastest Known Time (FKT) for the Great North Walk, a 250km (with over 8000m of vertical gain) trail spanning the 2 cities. He did this in the astonishing time of 39 hours.
    Haddy and Judge break down the practicalities of this amazing achievement and try to extract some of the incredible mental strength that Grant exudes.
    We go to Gymea Allied Health for some expert tips on remaining injury free as we exit lockdown and move into race season. We also catch up with Lloydy from GU to chat about the origins of GU in the US and how the product assists our performance.
    Plenty of useful tips for the next long run!
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    • 59 min
    Ep 65- Hayley Talbot- Self Supported Ultra Endurance Adventurer

    Ep 65- Hayley Talbot- Self Supported Ultra Endurance Adventurer

    Hayley is the first person to solo kayak the entire length (400km's) of the Clarence River. She did so while surviving off the river and the land. A true modern-day savage!
    She recently clocked a lazy 765kms for the month of April while completing the 'Calendar Club' and chats to us about the mental strength required to keep pushing through the pain.
    Hayley is a mother of two, an environmentalist, a humanitarian and an adventurer. That's a lot to squeeze in! She shares some tremendous advice on balance and positivity as well as some cracking stories.
    I hope you're as inspired as we were!
    We also catch up with Abby from Precision Hydration to chat about sweat.
    If you enjoyed the Podcast, please subscribe or follow Running Matters to be notified when each episode is released.
    Feel free to use the online discount codes below:
    •GU Energy Australia (15%): RUNNINGMATTERS
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    •T8 Running kit (10%): RUNNINGMATTERS20
    •Runnulla (10%): Mention Running Matters in store.
    •Precision Hydration (15% off the entire first order of electrolytes): RUNNINGMATTERS15

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Ep 64- Matt Niutta, Founder of Fractel Performance Headwear

    Ep 64- Matt Niutta, Founder of Fractel Performance Headwear

    Matt has always been a passionate runner, it wasn’t until he was diagnosed with an eye condition that prevented him from driving, did he realise the real benefit of being outdoors and commuting by foot.
    Matt discusses the origins of the company, what Fractel actually means, he talks about being a member of ‘1% for the Planet’ which gives 1% of all sales back to organisations that protect the environment. He chats about his latest ambassadors and the growth of the brand here in Australia and the launch of Fractel in the UK.
    We find out that Matt is a handy runner, running well under 3hrs at the Gold Coast Marathon and also competing at UTA50. Finally, he explains his own philosophy of ‘why we run’.
    We also catch up with Sean from Runulla and Abby from Precision Hydration.
    If you enjoyed the Podcast, please subscribe or follow Running Matters to be notified when each episode is released.
    Feel free to use the online discount codes below:
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    •Precision Hydration (15% off the entire first order of electrolytes): RUNNINGMATTERS15

    • 47 min
    Ep 63- Jason English- 7 x World 24 Hour Solo Mt Bike Champion

    Ep 63- Jason English- 7 x World 24 Hour Solo Mt Bike Champion

    Wolf and friend of the show Scott Hazelton catch up with Jason English to chat about the Six Foot Track Marathon and endurance MTB racing.

    Jason has been the dominant force in ultra endurance Mountain Bike Racing for the past decade! He has too many Aussie Titles to count, and some recent forays into the world of ultra trail running.

    A Teacher, father and 'Mr Nice Guy" to those who see him on the trails, Jase's journey at the elite level of endurance sport is enthralling.

    If you enjoyed the Podcast, please subscribe or follow Running Matters to be notified when each episode is released.

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    Precision Hydration (15% off the entire first order of electrolytes): RUNNINGMATTERS15

    • 1 hr 23 min
    Ep 62- Jono O'Loughlin- Ultratrail legend

    Ep 62- Jono O'Loughlin- Ultratrail legend

    Jono is an official Ultratrail legend having finished every 100km race since it's inception and storming home in 9:42 in 2019 to take 2nd place and top ranked Aussie. In Ep 62, Haddy chats with Jono about striking a balance between corporate world (Jono runs a corporate legal practice) and elite competition.
    They discuss the challenges of training in the CBD and taking down the titans of industry during the lunch time run. Jono gives some great practical advice on training loads and structuring his year to remain at his peak. They also delve into the progress of trail running as a sport and the changes in gear and nutrition strategies along the way.
    Thankfully Jono's post-race hydration strategy remains constant and aligns nicely with the hosts at Running Matters Podcast!
    Wolf also chats to Sweat Expert Abby Coleman from Precision Hydration.
    If you enjoyed the Podcast, please subscribe or follow Running Matters to be notified when each episode is released.
    Feel free to use the online discount codes below:
    GU Energy Australia (15%): RUNNINGMATTERS
    Fractel Performance Running Caps (15%): runningmatters
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    Runnulla (10%): Mention Running Matters in store.
    Precision Hydration (15% off the entire first order of electrolytes): RUNNINGMATTERS15

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Ep 61- Courtney Atkinson- Dual Olympian Triathlete and Trail Runner

    Ep 61- Courtney Atkinson- Dual Olympian Triathlete and Trail Runner

    Courtney Atkinson is one of the very best triathletes Australia has ever produced. He's a dual Olympian and a multiple ITU race champion. Since retiring from triathlon he has lit up the trail running world with more spectacular results, most recently winning the 2019 Six Foot Track marathon.
    In Ep 61 of Running Matters Wolf and Haddy chat with Courtney and pull apart the components that make him such a legend. We discuss his globetrotting adventures as a Red Bull ambassador and the most amazing trails that Australia has to offer.
    Courtney imparts some tremendous advice on keeping things simple and how to maintain the hunger for achievement.
    We also catch up with Ali Najeem who recently competed in the Wings for Life App World Run, Ali was the fastest Australian and finished 15th in the world! He talks about his preparation for the big event.
    It was a real honour to talk with these two champions of Aussie sport. I hope you appreciate it as much as we did!
    Feel free to use the online discount codes below:
    GU Energy Australia (15%): RUNNINGMATTERS
    Fractel Performance Running Caps (15%): runningmatters
    T8 Running kit (10%): RUNNINGMATTERS20
    Runnulla (10%): Mention Running Matters in store.
    Precision Hydration (15% off the entire first order of electrolytes): RUNNINGMATTERS15

    • 1 hr 18 min

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