Fun and inspiring interviews and commentary on trail and ultra running about the people, places, and races in Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and New Mexico.
Big Mustaches, Big Goals, and a Big Win at the Arkansas Traveller 100 – Our Chat with Alison Jumper
Alison Jumper of Arkansas put together a 19:16:44 finish to earn the win at this year’s Arkansas Traveller 100. Running has always been a part of Alison’s life that began while watching and cheering on her father at local road races. At age 6, Alison cinched up the pigtails, pinned on a bib, and ran […]
Hail, Hallucinations, and Mountain Single-track at the Fatdog 120 – Our Chat with Jorge Rasillo
Texas lowlander, Jorge Rasillo, loves the mountains. This enjoyment of elevated nature led to a 120 mile point-2-point adventure this past August through the Cascade Mountains of British Columbia, Canada called the Fatdog 120. Jorge finished this scamper in 44:27:31 where he would explore running beyond 100 miles and try to function after 24 straight […]
Reduce Stomach Shutdowns and Enjoy Consistent Energy in Your Next Race – Exploring Metabolic Efficiency Training with Jessica Baxter
Long run. Speed work. Core. Weights. No beer till after the race. (maybe) You are ready. Race day. Bring it! And then your race is derailed by a stomach gone bad halfway through your adventure. All those hours and miles of training, and the stomach can have the final say. Ugh. And what about the […]
The First and Only Finisher of the Habanero 100 – Our Chat with Julie Koepke
Julie Koepke of Texas recently won the inaugural Habanero 100 in 28:43:20. Not only was Julie the first to finish, she was the only person to finish all 100 miles during this sultry August weekend at Buescher State Park in Texas. Enjoy our chat that includes the following musings and other useful goodies for you: […]
Beer and Donuts, Managing Negative Thoughts, and Overcoming the Fear of Running at Night – Our Chat with Dina Caballero
“I thought I was going to die.” It was Fall of 2012 and those words circled in the mind of Dina Caballero during the early weeks of her couch-to-5km run training program. Running hadn’t been Dina’s thing. She hadn’t ran through the first 45 years of her life. Inspired by some friends, she laced them […]
Bee Stings and Twisted Ankles, 500 Miles of Cactus Rose, and the Art of Stealth Running – Our Chat with Chris Russell
If you have played at Texas trail races, you have likely seen, heard, and even chatted with Chris Russell. Standing at six foot big inches tall with a size 15 tread, Chris’s booming voice and welcoming smile has been know to share a story or two across the trail miles. Chris played competitive hoops through […]
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