Our second installment of Getting to Know your Fellow Trail Runner from Scott Baver is with another TARC member Olivia Rissland.
Blog can be found at http://dflultra.blogspot.com/
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February 26th, 2014
Our second installment of Getting to Know your Fellow Trail Runner from Scott Baver is with another TARC member Olivia Rissland.
February 23rd, 2014
This episode has Colleen Murphy joining to discuss running and pregnancy, and Tim Worden joins to discuss the Leatherwood Ultras and the Annihilator in North Carolina. Scott Baver joins with Tim to talk about those races. Mike joins to talk shop and I give a race review and report of the NJ Trail Series Febapple Frozen 50.
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Colleen Murphy 2:40
Tim Worden 41:30
Febapple Frozen 50 Report 2:43:00
February 13th, 2014
TARC members may recall a feature by Justin Contois where members are interviewed via blog so we can learn a bit more about our running companions.
Justin has graciously allowed DFL to continue this on, with our thanks to Scott Baver who will be doing this for DFL. Episode 1 is none other then Justin himself!
You can find the new DFL blog at http://dflultra.blogspot.com/ (thanks again to Dr. Baver).
This will allow us access to learn more about the folks like us who have nothing better to do that to run around for hours.
Scott is also planning to do more with this so stay tuned!
January 12th, 2014
We have Ed Ettinghausen back to talk about his recent US Age Group and top 3 finishes at the Desert Solstice 24 hour and the Across the Years 6 day race. We also have Amost Esty and Emily Wynes from farnorthendurance.com, a popular online site with information and reports about running, hiking and anything outdoors in the Northeast. And then Eric and Mike will BS.
Ed Ettinghausen 0:1:48
Amos Esty and Emily Wynes 1:39:30
Eric & Mike 2:22:00
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December 27th, 2013
Trail Animal Linnea Anderson join to talk about her recent run at the Hellgate 100k and shares some of the hard to find details on this tough race. Mike Saporito joins and we talk the year in review, gear changes, 2014 and more.
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December 13th, 2013
Its Episode 24, released one year to the day from Episode 1. We try and spice it up a little; dont worry, it wont happen again and we'll apologize in advance Scott Traer will join to talk about his adventures and smoking fast ultrarunning. Mike Saporito joins and we talk training and The World Ultra Tour.
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November 22nd, 2013
Welcome to Episode 23 where we will talk to 2013 Grand Slammer Peter Priolo about what it took for him to get it done. Mike and I will talk about the 11/2/13 StoneCat Trail Races and the changes to the Western States qualifying races and the possible effect on the qualifiers.
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November 11th, 2013
Mike Saporito will lead off Episode 22 with a race report for the Ghost Train Trail Ultra. Following is an interview with john Fegyversesi, best known for his finish at the Barkleys Marathon but who has also completed the AT, PCT and CT plus Badwater and the Last Annual Vol State Road Race 500k- and much more. We'll finish with an injury discussion with Dean Hugo.
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October 30th, 2013
Finishing up coverage of the Bear 100 for 2013, we have race reports from Mike Saporito, Bob Crowley, Brendan Gilpatrick and Deb Pero. Steve Pero joins Deb for a crew report as well.
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October 20th, 2013
In Episode 20, we will have the first of two Episodes that mainly focus on Bear 100 follow up interviews and reports. In this Episode, Eric Sherman will discuss his DNF and we will have a detailed interview with Scott Baver about his Bear 100 finish- that will also have Mike "Buggy" Maher and Mike Saporito join in for most of the discussion. I'll also talk a but about DNF's in general.
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September 20th, 2013
We wrap our our Bear 100 pre-race discussions with runner Brendan Gilpatrick, pacer Mike "Buggy" Maher, crew Victor Dean Hugo and Eric Sherman and Mike Saporito going over their final thoughts.
We hope you enjoy- off to Logan Utah!
Brendan Gilpatrick 1:30
Mike "Buggy" Maher 26:44
Victor Dean Hugo 49:52
Eric Sherman/Mike Saporito 1:15:45
Fanfare for the Common Man ELP 2:30:27
September 17th, 2013
Our Pre-Bear episode starts with Eric & Mike doing a preview of the Bear, trying to bring together a lot of the facts about the race and why we chose to run it. Next we'll talk with Phil Lowry, who has worked closely with the race as a co- RD, and has run the race 11 times. We'll then talk to Deb Pero, who has run the Bear in the past and will also be returning in 2013 fresh off her Hardrock finish. We'll finish up with two TARC members- first, Scott Baver, running his first Bear and finally Bob Crowley, head Trail Animal and also coming fresh off a Hardrock finish. Part 2 will be out shortly so we can finish packing and get out of town!
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Eric/Mike Race Preview 3:44
Phil Lowry 36:18
Deb Pero 1:50:00
Scott Baver 2:19:00
Bob Crowley 2:42:30
August 29th, 2013
Episode 17- the Episode that could not be denied! A fierce computer virus forced postponement of our planned interview but we still have a review of the TARC Summer Classic, Mikes Bytes and our training updates.
Get ready, its going to be Beartember- yeah I said it!
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August 16th, 2013
Episode 16 features an interview with Olive Oil Joe Uhan. Listen and and Joe will talk about the origin of that nickname, his successful running career, his coaching and articles he contributes to irunfar.com. Joe also announces his participation with a publication that we all know and love. Joe is a Physical Therapist on top of all that.
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August 7th, 2013
This episode is heavily weighted but not limited to discussion of the recent Vermont 100. We'll talk to VT 100 RD Juila O'Brien, #1 ladies finisher Larisa Dannis (and # 8 overall) and #10 overall finisher Adam Wilcox. Larisa and Adam will talk about their Fastest Known Time (FKT) attempts and successes, their running histories and plans for the remainder of 2013 in addition to their 2013 VT 100 races.
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July 18th, 2013
On this episode we are joined by Ian Parlin, founder of Maine's Trail Monster Running, Race Director, Running Coach and of course Ultra Runner. We talk to Ian about the basics of getting involved in trail and ultrarunning. Mike Saporito will join as we discuss the Bear 100 as we head into the final full month of training and we'll have a race profile of the Last Annual Vol State Race.
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July 2nd, 2013
The follow up episode for the TARC 100 is here. We start with an interview with RD Josh Katzman, followed by interviews with 8 of the TARC 100 special interviewees including Mike Saporito and myself on our TARC 100 experiences. There will also be a Mike's Byte's segment on a topic I'd bet most of us can relate to. Listen in and check it out. As always, you can send feedback at email@example.com and on itunes. Check us out on our DFL ULtrarunning FB page too. Thanks- and remember, "Muck The Fud"!
Josh Katzman 0:3:30
Bob Crowley 1:03:08
Justin Contois 1:31:11
Marilyn Oberhardt 1:51:23
Eric Ahern 2:24:05
Julie O’Mara 2:53:05
Robin Mancinelli 3:22:47
Mike’s Bytes 3:53:40
Eric & Mike 4:04:36
June 11th, 2013
Episode 12 has a couple of themes, family and US World Champs. First up we have Amy Rusiecki- Amy and husband Brian have been selected to the US Trail Running Team at the World Champs in July. Then we'll have the running Wendlendt's; focusing on 12 year old Colby's recent 100 mile trail run finish being paced by mom and dad Shawna and Brady. Next Mike Saporito will have another episode of Mike's bytes. Last interview will be with Joe Fejes who talks about his and team USA's successful efforts at the 24 Hour World Champs. Finally, Mike and I will have final thoughts on the upcoming TARC 100 and I'll give a preview of a new service, Trail Box.
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May 27th, 2013
Episode 11 brings the TARC 100 Special. We'll have an interview with Bob Crowley, who will talk TARC history, Hardrock, TARC 100 and Trail Animals, there will be interviews with 10 people running the June 14 inaugural TARC 100. Each of these people (including myself and Mike Saporito and Bob Crowley) will be asked the same questions about preparing for the TARC 100. After the race, each of these people will join us again to talk about how their race went. Thanks to everybody for participating! We'll have a Mike's Bytes segment and Mike and I will talk training and more. This is a big episode- I hope you will enjoy hearing from teammates, fellow runners and racers who may be able to have something that could help you in your quest for 100. Well have men, woman, front middle and back of the packers. Finally, there will be a very quick Pineland Farms Trail Running Festival Race report.
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May 14th, 2013
Episode 10 is the biggest yet and why not- it includes an interview with the biggest name in Ultra Podcasting, Ian Corless. We talk TalkUltra, but so much more. Also interviewed is local Boston schoolteacher Liz Byron, who ran the Marathon des Sables and has raised nearly 40k for her charity. We'll have training talk and a Wapack and Back /GAC Mothers Day 6 Hour Race Report and will talk race entry lotteries. Mike Saporito will join us as usual with a Mike's Bytes segment.
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April 29th, 2013
Its Episode 9 and we have our usual Bear 100 and training updates plus a racing update- its finally racing season! We have an interview with Ed Ettinghausen of Jester Nation- you will want to hear all about Ed! We'll talk running alone vs. in group and have a Mike's Bytes segment. And finally, New England Travels!!
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April 15th, 2013
Its a full Episode 8! Interviews with Colleen Murphy (The Fit Bee), power running couple Ryan Welts and Kristina Folcik who are also the Race Directors for the Bear Brook Trail Marathon. We'll have the usual Bear 100 and training updates plus Mike Saporito will be joining to "trash talk" and also add the Mikes Bytes segment. Its the initial experimental New England Travels segment as well.
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Run strong and have fun!
March 29th, 2013
Its Episode 7 and we have a ton for you this time including Bear 100 and training updates, a discussion on tapering, interviews with Race Director, Ultrarunner and Author Steve Latour and Joe Fejes who is preparing to run in the World 24 Hour Championships for Team USA, and Mike's Bytes.
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March 10th, 2013
Welcome back to DFL Ultrarunning Episode 6. Items will include Bear 100 and training updates, listener email, an interview with Victor Hugo, Ultrarunning Magazine's 2012 Year in Review, Gear review part III, the initial installment of Mike Saporito's "Mike's Bytes" and more....
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February 19th, 2013
This Episode includes: a Bear 100 and training update, discussions of The Iditarod Trail Race, the Ray Miller 50/50 and the Barkley Marathons, a movie review, Trail Rumblings and the FB question of the month and finally, the first ever interview on DFL Ultrarunning focusing on positive stories on changing your life to become healthier and run ultras!
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January 27th, 2013
In this Episode I will give a brief update on 2013 training progress, ask the February FaceBook question of the month, review gear for the feet, preview the DFL Ultrarunning Race of the month for February, review a movie in the "What's up in Media" segment and review trail running issues in the "Trail Rumblings" segment. Plus, a track from my running playlist. Enjoy!
January 14th, 2013
Welcome to Episode 3 where I will review my training and racing in 2012 and discuss my 2013 race calendar and how I plan to adapt my training to my goal race. Also, in the "Whats up in media" segment, there will be a review of the 2102 Ultrarunning Magazine Runners of the Year.
January 4th, 2013
Episode two contains my race report at the recent Across the Years 24 Hour Race and a review of the race plus a review of the US and World Ultra records from Ultrarunning Online.
December 14th, 2012
No interviews, no expert advice. Just ramblings from a back of the pack ultrarunner. This episode is an introduction and a preview of my upcoming 24 hour race, Across the Years. Feel free to send feedback to email@example.com