Ep 7 Grayson Highlands 50K

I ran the Grayson Highlands 50K in Virginia and talk about it and interview others who ran it. Also, my 50 mile weekend, the YMCA, and Five Chinese Brothers.

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Grayson Highlands 50K

I mentioned the Frozen Sasquatch Race. Some pics from when I did it in 2016:

I mentioned UROC. And the Highlands Sky Trail Run.

Barney mentioned the Barkley Fall Classic, ARFTA, and RUTS.

Julie and Sandy (whom I interviewed)

And Barney

Pictures from the Grayson Highlands Race:

Elevation chart:

We crossed the Appalachian Trail many times:

With race direction Sean “Run Bum” Blanton

The Five Chinese Brothers

Ep 6 Marathon des Sables with Amy Costa

I talk to Amy Costa about the Marathon des Sables, a stage race in the Moroccan Sahara.

Thanks to Moroccan singer Fouad Zabadi for the music.

This episode brought to you by: Spoken Bicycles of Middletown Ohio. Spoken Bicycles is a new bicycle shop in downtown Middletown that also features a craft beer taproom. We offer new road, hybrid and city bikes. We service all bikes, and have gear and accessories you can’t find anywhere else in the Midwest. We will also be having group rides and runs that leave from the shop. Visit our website at www.spokenbicycles.com for more information about our store!

Check out the MdS videos of Amy!

Interesting MdS info.

Episode 133 of Talk Ultra, wherein Ian Corless interviews MdS winner Elizabet Barnes and others.

Badwater 135. Tor des Geants. Spartathlon. The Coastal Challenge. Grand to Grand. Other desert stage races. LOTS of stage races. Article about desert stage races.

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Pictures from Amy:

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