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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.

    Running with Emotion and Other Learnings From Western States 100?

    Running with Emotion and Other Learnings From Western States 100?

    Our Coaches, Krissy Moehl , David Roche and Ian Sharman join us to talk about some of the lessons that were learned from the 2021 Western States 100 race that might help you improve your performance.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Mimmi Kotka Takes on RED-S and Wins

    Mimmi Kotka Takes on RED-S and Wins

    Mimmi Kotka is a world class runner that lives part-time in the Chamonix Valley giving tours of the mountains at Run the Alps.  She and her husband Toni and dog Enzo. Mimmi has won or been on the podium at a number of major trail races around the world.

    Mimmi joins Anna and Stephanie to talk about her passions and her struggle and triumph over RED-S (Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport)

    • 1 hr 22 min
    Special Announcement

    Special Announcement

    This week's podcast will be hosted by two of our favorite guests, Anna Frost and Stephanie Howe.

    Be sure to check out these links to their coaching and their events coming up:

    Stephanie's web site
    Stephanie's Threshold Expeditions
    Anna's web site
    Anna's Trail Run Adventures

    • 12 min
    The Genius of Athletes: What World-Class Competitors Know That Can Change Your Life

    The Genius of Athletes: What World-Class Competitors Know That Can Change Your Life

    It is no surprise that world-class athletes couldn't get to their level without a strong mental game. It could be argued that you need a strong mental game to push beyond your personal limits to a new plateau. 

    Noel Brick, PhD, research phycologist of endurance athletics and Scott Douglas, contributing writer for Runner's World, co-authored the titled book and help us understand how we can learn from these athletes to improve our performance on and off the trail.

    • 1 hr 15 min
    A Different Discussion with Ryan Montgomery

    A Different Discussion with Ryan Montgomery

    We invited Ryan Montgomery on our podcast to do a "Golden Nuggets" episode. Like some trail runs take interesting twists and turns and you end up discovery new and exciting vistas, our conversation did too. We hope you enjoy and will share it with other.

    Ryan Montgomery started his running career in middle school and quickly became a top performer. He will be representing Team USA in the 24-hour World Championships in 2021. Ryan is also an outspoken advocate for the LGBTQ+ community.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    BONUS MILES: The Discussion After the Podcast

    BONUS MILES: The Discussion After the Podcast

    After our Western States 100 Prognostication episode, we kept the recording button pushed and this is the discussion.  We get a short race report from AJW on his Bighorn 100 race last weekend. 

    Ambasedor Level Patreon members get all our bonus miles.

    • 16 min

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