Talk Ultra

By Ian Corless

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An ultra running podcast bringing you news, reviews and interviews from around the ultra world

Episode Date
Episode 225 - Michael Wardian and Michael Jones
02:19:20
Episode 225 of Talk Ultra has an in-depth interview with Michael Wardian after his epic run across America. We also speak with Ultra Trail Snowdia by UTMB race director, Michael Jones. Speedgoat co-hosts.
Jul 20, 2022
Episode 224 - Shane Ohly (Ourea Events)
01:51:39

Episode 224 of Talk Ultra brings you an in-depth chat with Shane Ohly from Ourea Events and Speedgoat Karl co-hosts.

Jun 16, 2022
Episode 223 - 36th Marathon des Sables Special
02:25:57

We bring you a 36th MDS special co-hosted by Steve Diederich (MDS UK) and guest interviews with, James Hazeldene, Liz Anderson, Patrick Kennedy, Richard Bysouth and Tamsin Dobson.

May 26, 2022
Episode 222 - Tom Evans, Ryan Sandes and Ryno Griesel
02:32:58
WE ARE BACK! Talk Ultra returns after a 4-month hiatus with an in-depth interview with Tom Evans and his return to racing after surgery. We talk to Ryan Sandes and Ryno Griesel about an epic Lesotho journey. Speedgoat go-hosts.
May 05, 2022
Episode 221 - Speedgoat Karl
59:14

Episode 221 of Talk Ultra is with Speedgoat Karl who recently won his 45th 100-mile race and maintained a 20-year streak of winning at least one 100-mile race every year.

Dec 23, 2021
Episode 220 - Pyrenees Stage Run and Therese Falk
02:27:05

Episode 220 and we welcome Speedgoat back as co-host. We interview Jordi and Tómas from Pyrenees Stage Run and Norwegian running sensation, Therese Falk.

Dec 07, 2021
Episode 219 - Marathon des Sables 35th Edition Special
04:10:54

Episode 219 of Talk Ultra is co-hosted by two times MDS champion, Elisabet Barnes. We discuss the 35th 2021 race with expert discussion on heat from Dr Jodie Moss. We also have eight interviews with 2021 participants: Emma Burton, Gower Tan, John Murray, Kim Hutt, Mags McHardy, Martina Taylor, Paul Been and Pierre Meslet.

Nov 11, 2021
Episode 218 - Emily Hawgood and Petter Engdahl
48:52

Welcome to 'The Chamonix Tapes' an inside look at the adidas Terrex Team during the 2021 UTMB.

 
Starting on Tuesday August 24th and running through to Sunday August 29th, there will be a daily podcast release for your audio pleasure.
 
In The Chamonix Tapes 6, we speak with Emily Hawgood and Petter Engdahl.
 

"This summer has been amazing, from not being able to travel to being here in the Alps for 2-months has been superb! The big goal for this Summer has been OCC. So far the adidas Terrex Team support has exceeded my expectations… The team is growing and we will have some really good years ahead of us, adidas Terrex have the aim to move the boundaries of trail running in a new area of professionalism without losing the sport ethos." - Petter Engdahl

Aug 29, 2021
Episode 217 - Robbie Simpson
26:06

Welcome to 'The Chamonix Tapes' an inside look at the adidas Terrex Team during the 2021 UTMB.

 
Starting on Tuesday August 24th and running through to Sunday August 29th, there will be a daily podcast release for your audio pleasure.
 
In The Chamonix Tapes 5, we speak with Robbie Simpson.

"I have always like road and I think there is a place for that… But, I am keen to move towards trail and longer distance events. That feeling of running up a mountain on a smooth or technical trail is magical."

Aug 28, 2021
Episode 216 - Taylor Nowlin
22:34

Welcome to 'The Chamonix Tapes' an inside look at the adidas Terrex Team during the 2021 UTMB.

 
Starting on Tuesday August 24th and running through to Sunday August 29th, there will be a daily podcast release for your audio pleasure.
 
In The Chamonix Tapes 4, we speak with Taylor Nowlin.
 

"My work required if you test positive you need to self-quarantine for 2-weeks. I was working nights and long shifts, so I never felt amazing, when I got Coronavirus I didn’t even know."

Aug 27, 2021
Episode 215 - Sabrina Stanley and Ruth Croft
41:09

Welcome to 'The Chamonix Tapes' an inside look at the adidas Terrex Team during the 2021 UTMB.

 
Starting on Tuesday August 24th and running through to Sunday August 29th, there will be a daily podcast release for your audio pleasure.
 
In The Chamonix Tapes 3, we speak with Sabrina Stanley and Ruth Croft.
 

"I obviously want to do the best for the people who support me and make them proud. I feel I can do this but I want to look at the 15-20yr picture and I enjoy running healthy and fast and I want to do that for as long as possible…. I plan on coming back in 2022 and doing something special." - Sabrina Stanley

Aug 26, 2021
Episode 214 - Macy and Ekaterina Mityaeva
54:01

Welcome to 'The Chamonix Tapes' an inside look at the adidas Terrex Team during the 2021 UTMB.

 
Starting on Tuesday August 24th and running through to Sunday August 29th, there will be a daily podcast release for your audio pleasure.
 
In The Chamonix Tapes 2, we speak with Macy (Marcel Hoeche) and Ekaterina Mityaeva about shoe design and the new, Agravic Ultra shoe.
 

"Sustainability, materials and who is the consumer? Everyone deserves a perfect shoe… From the very beginning we knew we were on to something super great. I can’t begin to tell you how many different shapes of the plate we used in so many different materials. If you pair five shapes and five materials this is 25 pairs of shoes we need to test… It was a complex process which was definitely worth it."

Aug 25, 2021
Episode 213 - Robert Muecke
31:56

Welcome to 'The Chamonix Tapes' an inside look at the adidas Terrex Team during the 2021 UTMB.

 
Starting on Tuesday August 24th and running through to Sunday August 29th, there will be a daily podcast release for your audio pleasure.
 
In The Chamonix Tapes 1, we speak with the adidas Terrex Team manager, Robert Muecke.
 

"We are not working together with robots. We are working with humans and a team and a team structure is based on human beings. We are here to support humans to their potential. It’s so much more than winning one race, it’s a process that is set up over years."

Aug 24, 2021
Episode 212 - Beth Pascall
01:18:20
Episode 212 of Talk Ultra brings you an interview with Beth Pascall about her current Western States victory, Abelone Lyng co-hosts.
Aug 12, 2021
Episode 211 - John Stocker Backyard Ultra WR holder.
39:38

Episode 211 of Talk Ultra has an interview with John Stocker who ran more than 337 miles in 81 hours at the Suffolk Backyard Ultra to set a new WR ahead of Matt Blackburn who pushed him all the way to the line.

Jun 30, 2021
Episode 210 - Petter Engdahl
01:36:01

Episode 210 of Talk Ultra brings you an interview with Petter Engdahl and Speedgoat co-hosts.

Jun 11, 2021
Episode 209 - Damian Hall discusses UTMB and Ironman
01:23:45

Episode 209 of Talk Ultra has Damian Hall joining Ian for a discussion on the news to UTMB and Ironman creating a new World Series.

May 14, 2021
Episode 208 - BOA and La Sportiva Special (sponsored show)
50:00

Episode 208 of Talk Ultra is a special show discussing the collaboration between BOA and La Sportiva - This is a sponsored show.

May 12, 2021
Episode 207 - Coree Woltering
01:27:51

Episode 207 of Talk Ultra brings you an interview with Corre Woltering who in the last 12-months has set two FKT's, one on the Ice Age Trail and the other on the Pinhoti Trail. Speedgoat co-hosts.

Apr 16, 2021
Episode 206 - Zach Bitter
02:05:08
Episode 206 of Talk Ultra has a chat with Zach Bitter and Speedgoat co-hosts.
Mar 31, 2021
Episode 205 - Stephanie Case
01:11:45

Episode 205 of Talk Ultra has an in-depth interview with the inspiring, Stephanie Case.

Mar 13, 2021
Episode 204 - Ruth Croft
01:20:54

Episode 204 of Talk Ultra brings you an in-depth interview with Ruth Croft and Speedgoat Karl co-hosts.

Mar 02, 2021
Episode 203 - Jamil Coury
01:22:30

Episode 203 of Talk Ultra brings you an interview with Jamil Coury of Aravaipa Running and Speedgoat Karl co-hosts.

Feb 07, 2021
Episode 202 - Emily Hawgood
01:24:50

Episode 202 of Talk Ultra brings you an interview with Emily Hawgood and Speedgoat Karl co-hosts.

Jan 22, 2021
Episode 201 - Simen Holvik
01:27:04

Episode 201 of Talk Ultra welcomes a new year with Speedgoat Karl and we chat with Simen Holvik who joined Kilian Jornet on the track for Phantasm 24h and who has an ambitious FKT planned for July 2021.

Jan 08, 2021
Episode 200 - Seb Conrad and Jill Wheatley
02:21:33

Episode 200 of Talk Ultra has a chat with #phantamsm24h runner, Seb Conrad who joined Kilian Jornet on the track setting a great distance for 12-hours and an incredible time for 100-miles. We also chat in-depth with Jill Wheatley who's life changed after a brain injury and loss of vision.

Dec 11, 2020
Episode 199 - Hayden Hawks and Camille Herron
01:31:46

Episode 199 of Talk Ultra brings you an interview with Hayden Hawks who set a CR at JFK50. We also speak with Camille Herron who discusses her 2020, JFK50 victory and Kilian Jornet running 24-hours.

Nov 27, 2020
Episode 198 - Michael McLean Molly Bazilchuk Jack Scott
02:22:08
Episode 198 of Talk Ultra brings interviews with Michael McLean, winner of the 120km Thailand by UTMB, Molly Bazilchuk who won the  first edition of the Rondane 100 in Norway and Jack Scott from the UK about his recent FKT.
Nov 13, 2020
Episode 197 - Finlay Wild and a Covid 19 Special
03:58:44

Episode 197 of Talk Ultra brings an interview with Finlay Wild. Speedgoat discusses his 19-years of 100-mile victories. We have a sound bite from Kilian Jornet after his road 10km. Stephen Goldstein talks Covid-19 and we bring you Clay Williams, Ian Radmore, Richard McChesney and Miriam Gilbert with their Covid stories.

Oct 21, 2020
Episode 196 - Kristian Morgan and Jon Albon
02:00:25

Episode 196 of Talk Ultra brings you an interview with Kristian Morgan who just set an FKT on the South West Coast Path. We also speak to multiple World Champion Jon Albon about 'Finding My Feet.' Speedgoat co-hosts.

Oct 02, 2020
Episode 195 - John Kelly
01:50:59

John Kelly talks about his incredible Grand Round and we have Damian Hall as co-host.

Sep 01, 2020
Episode 194 - Beth Pascall - Sabrina Stanley - Tom Evans
01:58:24

Episode 194 - Is a packed show with Beth Pascall talking about her incredible Bob Graham Round. Sabrina Stanley discusses her new FKT for the Nolans 14 and Tom Evans talks 13:41 for 5km and how that fits in to training for ultras.

Aug 13, 2020
Episode 193 - Damian Hall
01:11:01

Episode 193 - Has an in-depth interview with Damian Hall who broke the FKT set by John kelly for the Pennine Way in the UK.

Aug 02, 2020
Episode 192 - Kim Collison
51:40

An interview with Kim Collison on his Lakeland 24hr FKT

Jul 16, 2020
Episode 191 - Dr Jodie Moss
01:56:26

Episode 191 brings you an interview with Dr Jodie Moss all about heat and how one prepares for a race like Marathon des Sables. Steve Diederich co-hosts.

Jul 07, 2020
Episode 190 - Brittany Peterson and Cody Lind FKT
01:35:47

We bring you an in-depth interview with Brittany Peterson and Cody Lind who just set multiple FKT records on the 310-mile Superior Hiking Trail.

Jun 25, 2020
Episode 189 -Elisabeth Borgersen Marcus Scotney Spartan Trail
02:17:49

We talk to Marcus Scotney about coaching, lockdown and preparing for MDS. Elisabeth Borgersen talks climbing Everest, albeit virtually and we speak with Mariano Alvarez about Spartan Trail.

Jun 05, 2020
Episode 188 - Zach Bitter Special
01:12:18

On May 16th 2020, Zach Bitter set a new record for 100-miles on a treadmill, 12:09:15. Here, he talks in-depth about what it was like.

May 18, 2020
Episode 187 - Ben Bardsley Bob Crowley Stephen Goldstein PHD
02:35:25

Episode 187 - Ben Bardsley talks about his 2500km journey on the Norge Pa Langs, Norway. We speak with new @ITRA_trail President, Bob Crowley and Stephen Goldstein PHD updates us on Covid-19.

May 12, 2020
Episode 186 - Rickey Gates, Kevin Webber, Abelone Lyng, Stevie Kremer
03:44:13

On this weeks show, Rickey Gates tells us about his new book. We speak with Kevin Webber who is terminally ill with Prostrate Cancer, Abelone Lyng and Stevie Kremer talk about running and motherhood.

Apr 24, 2020
Episode 185 - Kilian Jornet Albert Jorquera Michael Wardian
02:21:30

Episode 185 of Talk Ultra is a Quarantine Special with Kilian Jornet and Albert Jorquera talking about  Yo Corro En Casa and Michael Wardian talking about winning, the Quarantine Backyard Ultra.

Apr 10, 2020
Episode 184 - Stephen Goldstein Ph.D
56:52

Episode 184 of Talk Ultra is a Covid-19 special with Stephen Goldstein Ph.D. who is currently a postdoctoral researcher associated at the University of Utah Department of Human Genetics studying viral evolution, including the evolution and origins of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

Mar 20, 2020
Episode 183 - Kaytlyn Gerbin Cody Lind Janine Canham
03:27:54

Episode 183 of Talk Ultra brings you interviews with Kaytlyn Gerbin and Cody Lind, the winners of the 2020 The Coastal Challenge. We also chat with Janine Canham about her 7 marathons on 7 continents in 7 days. Speedgoat co-hosts.

Mar 03, 2020
Episode 182 - John Kelly and Damian Hall
03:27:24

Episode 181 of Talk Ultra brings you an in-depth interview with John Kelly, winner of the 2020 Spine Race and Damian Hall who set a new winter FKT in the UK. Speedgoat co-hosts.

Feb 05, 2020
Episode 181 - Gordy Ainsleigh Kilian Jornet Timothy Olson
02:39:21

Episode 181 of Talk Ultra brings you three interviews from the Talk Ultra back catalogue to launch the new show, ’theINTERVIEWS.’ We go back to 2012 and 2013 of Talk Ultra and we have interviews with Gordy Ainsleigh, Kilian Jornet and Timothy Olson.

Jan 09, 2020
Episode 180 - Speedgoat Karl, Zach Bitter and Beth Pascall
03:00:50

Episode 180 of Talk Ultra brings you our Christmas Show and three in-depth chats with Speedgoat Karl all about 100’s. Setting a 100-mile WR with Zach Bitter and an incredible 2019 with Beth Pascall.

Dec 24, 2019
Episode 179 - Kim Collison
01:34:04

Episode 179 of Talk Ultra and we bring you an in-depth interview about his record breaking Winter, Bob Graham Round.

Dec 04, 2019
Episode 178 - Brutal Claire
01:36:21

Episode 178 of Talk Ultra brings you an in-depth interview with Brutal Claire who recently just completed a 'Double Deca Ironman' - a 48 mile swim, 2240 mile bike and a 524 mile run.

Nov 29, 2019
Episode 177 - Will Hayward, Magdalena Boulet and Kasia Osipowicz
02:57:53

Episode 177 of Talk Ultra brings you an interview with Will Hayward who was the ‘Last Man Standing’ but not the winner at Bigs Backyard Ultra. We chat with Magdalena Boulet about her recent FKT attempt and we speak with Kasia Osipowicz about her 2019 Skyrunning UK season and winning the Skyrunner Uk & Ireland Series.

Nov 01, 2019
Episode 176 - Sub2 with Shane Benzie, Andy Symonds and The Warriors
03:11:45

Episode 176 of Talk Ultra brings you an interview with Andy Symonds about UTMB. We also talk with Shane Benzie from Running Reborn about Sub2. Speedgoat is back to co-host and we discuss The Warriors Ultra Run.

Oct 17, 2019
Episode 175 - Emelie Forsberg and Shane Benzie
02:21:23

Episode 175 of Talk Ultra brings you an interview with Emelie Forsberg about being a mum and running. We also talk with Shane Benzie from Running Reborn. Speedgoat is back to co-host and tell us about The Longtrail.

Jul 25, 2019
Episode 174 - Tom Evans and Brittany Peterson
02:26:39

Episode 174 of Talk Ultra is here and it is a Western States special. We talk in-depth with 2nd placed lady, Brittany Peterson. We also talk with Tom Evans, who placed 3rd, he also co-hosts the show.

Jul 11, 2019
Episode 173 - Ultra Trail Scotland, Sondre Amdahl and Elisabet Barnes
02:13:25

Episode 173 of Talk Ultra is here… Casey Morgan, Debbie Martin Consani and Rob Sinclair talk all about Ultra Trail Scotland. Sondre Amdahl discusses Trans Atlas and plans for Ultra Mirage and Elisabet Barnes co-hosts.

Jun 20, 2019
Episode 172 - John Kelly
01:49:46

Episode 172 of Talk Ultra is here… We bring you a full and in-depth interview with John Kelly about his amazing journey to attempt The Grand Round  in the UK and the Godfather of Trail, Kurt Decker is co-hosting.

Jun 07, 2019
Episode 171 - Dan Lawson and Eric Senseman
02:38:44

Episode 171 of Talk Ultra is here… We bring you a full and in-depth interview with Dan Lawson talking about his Jordan FKT, his ReRun Project and ’ raining for…’ UTMR in conjunction with MyRaceKit. We also bring you an interview with Eric Senseman and Elisabet Barnes co-hosts.

Apr 25, 2019
Episode 170 - Mike Wardian #FKTIsrael and Kaytlyn Gerbin
03:20:45

Episode 170 of Talk Ultra is here… We bring you a full and in-depth interview with Michael Wardian after his stunning FKT on the Israel National Trail running, 631-miles in 10 days 16 hours and 36 minutes. We also speak with Kaytlyn Gerbin after her excellent podium at Transgrancanaria.

Mar 28, 2019
Episode 169 - Michael Wardian #fktisrael and Damian Hall
01:47:32

Episode 169 of Talk Ultra is here… We bring you an interview with Michael Wardian ahead of his 631-mile #fktisrael - We also introduce a new segment to Talk Ultra ’Training for…’ brought to you by myRaceKit - this week we chat with Damian Hall and Ultra Tour Monte Rosa

Mar 06, 2019
Episode 168 - Jasmin Paris
01:42:07

Episode 168 of Talk Ultra is here… And we bring you an interview with the one and only, Jasmin Paris.

Feb 09, 2019
Episode 167 - Camille Herron and Tyler Curley
01:55:17

Episode 167 of Talk Ultra welcomes a New Year with two interviews. The Godfather speaks with world record breaker, Camille Herron and his good buddy, Tyler Curley. Speedgoat Karl is here to co-host with Ian,

Jan 14, 2019
Episode 166 - OMAN by UTMB
01:37:39

Episode 166 of Talk Ultra is here… MERRY CHRISTMAS everyone. This show is all about. OMAN by UTMB with an in-depth interview with the female champion, Anna-Marie Watson. We also speak with the male champion, Jason Schlarb and he is joined by his partner and 3rd place female, Meredith Edwards

Dec 21, 2018
Episode 165 - Great Himalayan Trail Special
02:44:21

Episode 165 of Talk Ultra is a Great Himalayan Trail Special to link with the release of ‘Lessons From The Edge’ film. We chat with Ryan Sandes, Ryno Griesel and Wandering Fever film maker, Dean Leslie.

Dec 05, 2018
Episode 164 - Chris DeNucci, ETR2018 and Travis & Maria talk 200's
03:11:22
Episode 164 of Talk Ultra and the Godfather of Trail brings us an interview with long time friend, Chris DeNucci and he also talks with Travis and Maria about running 200’s! Ian brings three interviews about Everest Trail Race - Jordi Gamito, Manu Vilaseca and Alice Morrison.
Nov 22, 2018
Episode. 163 - Luke Sanchez Petter Engdahl Lily Duo
02:37:27

Episode 163 brings you a chat with Luke Sanchez who just finished a 100 miler aged 15 years. Petter Engdahl is a rising star in the skyrunning ranks, we chat with him and we talk with Lily Dyu about fastpacking!

Nov 02, 2018
Episode 162 - Beth Pascall Casey Morgan Brutal Claire Elisabet Barnes
02:58:58

Episode 162 of Talk Ultra brings you a chat with Beth Pascallwho placed 4th at the 2018 UTMB. We speak with Casey Morganabout injury and future plans and Brutal Clairewill make us all feel lazy and inadequate in an inspiring chat. Elisabet Barnesco-hosts and tells us all about her victory and 4th overall at Ultra Mirage in Tunisia.

Oct 10, 2018
Episode 161 - Hall Collick and Laney
02:38:21

Episode 161 of Talk Ultra brings you a chat with Damian Hall who finally fulfilled his dream of placing top 10 at the UTMB. We also have a catch up with David Laney who is taking a year to get back to fitness after overdoing it in 2017 and we also speak with Neal Collick who won Superior 100 with a blistering course record.

Sep 21, 2018
Episode 160 - The El Kott Twins and Alex Nichols
02:17:07

Episode 160 of Talk Ultra brings you a chat with the Elkott Sisters, Hillary Allen and Kurt Decker chats with Alex Nichols. The show os co-hosted by Elisabet Barnes

Aug 24, 2018
Episode 159 - Kilian Jornet Bob Graham Round Special
01:29:47

Episode 159 of Talk Ultra is a Bob Graham Round special with a full and in-depth interview with Kilian Jornet. In addition, we bring you two interviews with Paul Aitken and Steve Birkinshaw who helped pace Kilian, amongst others, on this record breaking FKT.

Jul 13, 2018
Episode 158 - Forsberg Symonds Gerardi and Grant
03:28:58

We bring you three interviews from the Monte Rosa Skymarathon - Emelie Forsberg talks about placing 3rd overall with Kilian Jornet and setting the FKT for women. Andy Symonds talks about partnering Tom Owens and Hillary Gerardi was one half of the ladies winning team, her partner was Holly Page. We also bring you a full and in-depth interview with Joe Grant about his unsupported Nolans 14 FKT record.

Jul 04, 2018
Spisode 157 - Sue Ding Lucy Bartholomew Kris Brown
02:29:37

It's a full and packed show as Kurt Decker brings you a Western States special chatting with Kris Brown and Lucy Bartholomew. Ian brings you a full and in-depth chat with Sue Ding who was the first Malaysian woman ever, to complete the Marathon des Sables.

Jun 21, 2018
Episode 156 - Kelly Wolfe Brittany Peterson and Alex Kurt
02:10:06

We bring you interviews with Kelly Wolfe and Brittany and Peterson who placed 3rd and 4th at Transvulcania. The Godfather of Trail brings us a chat with Alex Kurt and Speedgoat is co-hosting.

May 24, 2018
Episode 155 - The Barkley with Eoin Keith and Ally Beaven
01:47:38

Episode 155 of Talk Ultra and this show is all about the Barkley with two interviews.Yes, two virgins tell us about their experiences at Frozen Head State Park. Eoin Keith from Ireland and Ally Beavan from Scotland discuss what it’s like to toe the line at one of the toughest foot races in the world.

Apr 13, 2018
Episode 154 - Ryan Sandes Elisabet Barnes Keely Henninger UltraMirage
02:47:23

We speak with Ryan Sandes about his amazing FKT with Ryno Griesel on a section of Nepal’s Great Himalayan Trail. Elisabet Barnes discusses taking a break, looking at nutrition and how to return to training and racing healthy. We speak to Amir Ben Gacem about Ultra Mirage and we offer a free place! The Godfather of Trail, Kurt Decker brings us a chat with K Henninger and of course, Speedgoat co-hosts!

Mar 29, 2018
Episode 153 - Beth Pascall, Pavel Paloncy, Mike Ambrose, Golden Ring Ultra
02:47:11

Episode 153 of Talk Ultra is a packed show with multiple interviews. We speak with Beth Pascall who was 1st Brit and 4th lady at Transgrancanaria. We speak with 3 time winner of The Spine Race - Pavel Paloncy. We also chat with Michael from Russia’s Golden Ring Ultra and finally, Kurt Decker brings us chat with Mike Ambrose. Speedgoat co-hosts.

Mar 07, 2018
Episode 152 - Tom Evans, Marcus Scotney and John Storkamp
02:25:08

Episode 152 of Talk Ultra is a packed show with two interviews from The Coastal Challenge! Race winner and course record holder, Tom Evans tells us how he won and we also chat with Marcus Scotney. Kurt Decker brings us an interview with John Storkamp and Speedgoat is here to tell us about his 39th 100-mile win!

Feb 22, 2018
Episode 151 - Carol Morgan
01:38:29

We bring you an interview with the 2018 female winner of the UK's Spine Race and Speedgoat Karl is here to co-host and chew the ultra fat.

Feb 02, 2018
Episode 150 - Ryan Sandes and Brian Boyle
01:41:09

Episode 150 of Talk Ultra brings you a preview chat with Ryan Sandes before he embarks on an epic FKT on the Great Himalayan Trail with Ryno Griesel. Kurt Decker brings us a chat with Brian Boyle and Speedgoat Karl is co-hosting.

Jan 17, 2018
Episode 149 - Camille Herron and Pat Reagan
01:51:28

Welcome to our 2017 Christmas and New Year show! We interview Camille Herron about her stunning end to the year and an amazing 100-mile world record. We also introduce Kurt Decker, the Godfather of Trail, as he does his first solo 'TU' interview with Pat Reagan.

Dec 29, 2017
Episode 148 - Kilian Jornet
02:47:13

Episode 148 is a Kilian Jornet Special - It is in-depth and discusses the whole #SOML Summits of My Life project and we talk about Kilian's approach and ethos in regard to his adventures, in particular Everest. The interview is not about trying to prove what Kilian has achieved! This is about providing a voice and hopefully in that process, many aspects will be made clear.

Dec 15, 2017
Episode 147 - Felix Weber and Everest Trail Race 2017
02:50:55

Episode 147 of Talk Ultra brings you an interview with the amazing running nomad, Felix Weber. We also bring you a selection of interviews from the 2017 Everest Trail Race with Elisabet Barnes, Paul Allum, Becks Ferry, Sondre Amdahl and Ester Alves. The show is co-hosted by the Godfather of Trail, Kurt Decker.

Nov 24, 2017
Episode 146 - Courtney Dauwalter and Katie Kaars
02:44:21

Talk Ultra brings you an interview with the amazing Courtney Dauwalter who won Run Rabbit Run and then just weeks later won Moab 200 (238 miles) outright! We also speak with rising trail and mountain runner, Katie Kaars. Speedgoat co-hosts!

Nov 04, 2017
Episode 145 - Jeff Browning and Mark Hammond
02:43:21

A fascinating interview with Jeff Browning who has been dominating the 100-mile racing scene with a string of highly placed finishes - what makes hime tick and be so consistent? We also speak with Mark Hammond who placed 3rd at Western States this year. We have the news and Speedgoat Karl is co-hosting

Oct 19, 2017
Episode 144 - Darcy Piceu and Anna-Marie Watson
02:51:38

Episode 144 of Talk Ultra brings you an interview with Darcy Piceu after her incredible FKT on the John Muir Trail. We also speak with Anna-Marie Watson who this year placed 7th at UTMB and just recently won the first edition of the Half Marathon des Sables Fuerteventura. Speedgoat is back co-hosting!

Oct 08, 2017
Episode 143 - Emelie Forsberg, Tim Tollefson, Susan Donnelly
02:55:16

Talk Ultra brings you an interview with Emelie Forsberg after her victory and CR at Glen Coe Skyline. We speak with 3rd placed UTMB finisher, Tim Tollefson and we speak with the inspiring Susan Donnelly who recently completed her 100th 100-mile race! The show is co-hosted by Hillary Allen.

Sep 22, 2017
Episode 142 - Damian Hall and Elisabet Barnes
02:43:15

Episode 142 of Talk Ultra brings and we bring you a full and in-depth interview with Damian Hall who was first Brit, first Vet and 12th overall at UTMB. We also speak to Elisabet Barnes about her training and racing at altitude at the 2017 Transrockies. The show is co-hosted by Kurt Decker.

Sep 11, 2017
Episode 141 - Dave Mackey and Kelvin T Reid
02:11:01

Episode 141 of Talk Ultra is all about inspiration and fighting back! If episode 141 doesn’t make you look at yourself and your running then we have failed as a podcast... We bring you a full and in-depth interview with Dave Mackey who had an accident whilst running and recently made the decision to amputate his leg… We also have a surprise guest appearance during Dave's interview. We speak with Kelvin T Reid aka Ultracowboy who in 2016 was diagnosed with ALS and continues to run ultras. Speedgoat is also here to co-host!

Aug 24, 2017
Episode 140 - Hector Haines and Ragna Debats
02:35:42

Episode 140 brings you an in-depth chat with Hector Haines who's is having a great year in the 2017 Migu Run Skyrunner World Series. We also chat with Ragna Debats about her rise in the sport. Karl 'Speedgoat' Meltzer is back and we bring you the latest news from around the world.

Aug 12, 2017
Episode 139 - Adam Campbell and Chris DeNucci
04:07:13

We bring you a full and in-depth interview with Adam Campbell. Adam had a horrific accident that could have so easily killed him. He has come back with a remarkable recovery and just finished Hardrock 100. Chris DeNucci has slowly but surely moved through there ultra ranks with solid performances, this year he placed 5th at Western States. We have the news, some chat and I am pleased to say, Niandi is back!

Jul 29, 2017
Episode 138 - Ryan Sandes and Hillary Allen
02:58:22

Episode 138 of Talk Ultra and we bring you a full and in-depth interview with Western States 2017 Champ - Ryan Sandes. We also bring you an interview with the USA's Hillary Allen who is very much pioneering a path for female mountain runners in Europe. We have the news, ultra chat and the 2017 Marathon des Sables champion, Elisabet Barnes co-hosts.

Jul 14, 2017
Episode 137 - Herron Withers Hodgkinson
03:12:37

Episode 137 of Talk Ultra brings you three interviews - Camille Herron talks about winning the biggest road ultra in the world, Comrades. We delve into the mind of Tom Withers and how he used his brain to finish the UK’s Dragons Back Race. Niandi Carmont talks with Tania Hodgkinson in her next ‘one-on-one’ interview and yes, Speedgoat is back.

Jun 15, 2017
Episode 136 - Dragons Back Race
03:09:33
Episode 136 of Talk Ultra is all about the UK’s epic multi-day mountain challenge, the Berghaus Dragons Back Race - 5 days, 315km and 1000m’s of vert! We speak with the winner, Marcus Scotney. We speak with Sabrina Verjee who lead the ladies race for 4-days and finished 2nd. We also speak with Jan Rogers who finished in the final 20% of the race. I also have the pleasure of my excellent buddy from the USA co-hosting - Kurt Decker.
Jun 01, 2017
Episode 135 - Eoin Keith and Tim Freriks
01:03:48

Eoin Keith has just run the length of Ireland in a new FKT and we catch up with him to find out about the journey and the record. Tim Freriks burst onto the world Skyrunning scene by winning Transvulcania Ultramarathon, but who is Tim? We find out...

May 20, 2017
Episode 134 - Timothy Olson and Kate Driskell
02:40:15
Episode 134 of Talk Ultra brings you two interviews. Niandi Carmont talks with Kate Driskell who is about to take on an epic multi-day challenge and Ian talks with Timothy Olson about his return to the top of the podium. We have the news and Speedgoat is back to talk about winning again and his new film about the Appalachian Trail FKT.
May 07, 2017
Episode 133 - MDS 2017 Special w/ Elisabet Barnes and Tom Evans
02:39:49

This weeks show is all about the 32nd edition of the Marathon des Sables. 2017 ladies champion Elisabet Barnes co-hosts and discusses her race and we have a full and in-depth interview with top Brit and 3rd overall, Tom Evans.

Apr 20, 2017
Episode 132 - Karnazes Wardian Canham
02:37:55

Episode 132 of Talk Ultra and we talk 'The Road To Sparta' with Dean Karnazes. Mike Wardian tells us how difficult it is to cover 20-miles at Barkley and Janine Canham tells us about multi-day running, the Hong Kong run scene and the 9 Dragons race.

Apr 06, 2017
Episode 131 - Owens Meek Nijcamp
01:41:22

Episode 131 of Talk Ultra and we bring you an interview with TCC winner, Tom Owens. We also speak with Jo Meek who recently placed on the podium in Hong Kong at Translantau 100km. Niandi brings us a ‘one-on-one’ interview with Inge Nijkamp. We have the news and ultra-chat!

Mar 23, 2017
Episode 130 - Amdahl, Schlarb, Comet, Soria, Ladermann, Mann
03:23:32

We bring you audio from The Coastal Challenge with Sondre Amdahl, Jason Schlarb, Anna Comet and an in-depth chat with Cherie Soria, Dan Ladermann and 'Coastal' the dog. We also talk with UK based fell and mountain runner, Jim Mann.

Mar 11, 2017
Episode 129 - Anna Frost Fred Streatfield and James Stewart
02:24:05

Episode 129 of Talk Ultra brings you an in-depth interview with Anna Frost. We speak with the inspiring Fred Streatfield and we talk with the Rocky Racoon 100 winner, James Stewart.

Feb 24, 2017
Episode 128 - Wardian Hawks Chandra
03:21:46

What a show… we speak in-depth with the incredible Michael Wardian after his record breaking World Marathon Challenge. We speak to star in the making, Hayden Hawks and Niandi Carmont brings us her first female ‘one-to-one’ interview with Pushpa Chandra. We have the news, chat, gossip and of course Speedgoat co-hosts.

Feb 02, 2017
Episode 127 - Mario Fraioli - Stephanie Howe Violett
02:30:33

We have an in-depth talk with coach, Mario Fraioli. We also have chat with Stephanie Howe Violett who is back after injury, not only with a ladies’ win, but an outright victory at Bandera 100k and a slot for Western States. Niandi is going me as co-host.

Jan 19, 2017
Episode 126 - Amdahl Kremer TrailsAreFreeMovie
02:47:10

Happy New Year! We have an interview with Stevie Kremer, we chat with Lindsey Topham about her movie, ‘The Trails Are Free’ and Sondre Amdahl tells us about racing in Hong Kong and how is preparation for The Coastal Challenge is going… Speedgoat is back too!

Jan 07, 2017
Episode 125 - Zach Miller Caroline Boller Sam Gash
03:34:20

Happy Christmas everyone! We have interviews with Zach Miller, Caroline Boller and Samantha Gash to spice up the end of 2016 and we also have a review of the year!Niandi Carmont is co-hosting.

Dec 19, 2016
Episode 124 - Everest Trail Race 2016
02:08:31

We bring you five interviews from the 2016 Everest Trail Race that took place in Nepal, November 2016 - Andreja Sterle Podobonik, Casey Morgan, Jennifer Hill, Tom Arnold and John Percy. In addition we bring you the news and Niandi co-hosts.

Dec 03, 2016
Episode 123 - Adam Campbell
01:00:39

This weeks show is a one interview special with Adam Campbell. On August 30th, Adam Campbell was attempting a big traverse that had never been completed in a single push before in Rogers Pass, BC. Adam was accompanied by two partners, Nick Elson and Dakota Jones. They were fairly early on in the journey, going up relatively moderate terrain (class 3/4). Adam followed Nick and Dakota up a route matching their steps and actions, Adam pulled on a rock that the previous two climbers had used. This giant rock came loose, broke and away and Adam fell. He tumbled backwards, summersaulting and rag dolling over 200 feet (70-80 meters) down a serious of ledges and sharp rocks.  

Nov 18, 2016
Episode 122 - Kostelnick - Sandes - Morgan
03:18:04

We have a 1-hour interview with Pete Kostelnick all about his amazing, record breaking run across the USA. Ryan Sandes talks Raid de la Reunion and Casey Morgan talks about Madeira’s EcoTrail Funchal and the Everest Trail Race. The show is co-hosted by my good buddy from the Twin Cities, Kurt Decker.

Nov 04, 2016
Episode 121 - ELS2900 and Big Red Run
03:11:37

We speak with Matt Lefort, race director for the super tough and challenging ELS2900 which takes place in Andorra. Niandi brings us a selection of audio from the 2016 Big Red Run which took place in Australia and Ian is interviewed by a Portuguese magazine... Speedgoat co-hosts!

Oct 21, 2016
Episode 120 - Alex Nichols - Emelie Forsberg - Jasmin Paris
02:46:45

Alex Nichols tells us all about his first 100-miler and how how he won it! Emelie Forsberg tells us about her return to Kima and finding solace and new skills in India. Jasmin Paris is on fire and we sum up an incredible 2016 and 'another' round record and finally Speedgoat Karl answers your questions about the Appalachian Trail FKT.

Oct 07, 2016
Episode 119 - Speedgoat and the AT, Pipp and Richard at Superior 100
03:12:31

We have a 1-hour special interview with Speedgoat Karl Meltzer on his incredible record breaking FKT on the AT. We also have interviews with the male and female winners of the Superior 100, Mallory Richard and Frank Pipp. 

Sep 22, 2016
Episode 118 - Jo Meek and Damian Hall
02:28:52

This week is going to be a short and sharp show… it’s all about the UTMB races and Trofeo Kima. We have interviews with Jo Meek who placed 2nd lady at the CCC and Damian Hall who placed 19th in the UTMB and recently completed a ‘FKT’ on the South West Coast Path in the UK. This weeks show is co hosted by Albert Jorquera.

Sep 03, 2016
Episode 117 - Martin-Consani, Albon, Yelling
03:11:06

Episode 117 of Talk Ultra and it’s a packed show. We talk with Jonathan Albon who last year won the Tromso SkyRace and this year placed 2nd. Debbie Martin-Consani talks about running long and her recent CR at the North Downs Way 100 in the UK. We also speak to my fellow podfather and good friend, Martin Yelling, about his inspiring, ‘Long Run Home.’ The News and Niandi co-hosts.

Aug 18, 2016
Episode 116 - Beth Pascall and Donnie Campbell
02:01:41

We speak with Beth Pascall who obliterated the female record at the UK’s Lakeland 100 and placed 4th overall in the process. We also speak with Donnie Campbell who won the Lakes Sky Ultra. We have the news, results and Niandi Carmont co-hosts while Speedgoat Karl goes for a jog on the AT!

Aug 04, 2016
Episode 115 - Jason Schlarb, Speedgoat Karl, Elisabet Barnes
03:17:17

We have an interview with Hardrock 100 winner, Jason Schlarb. We also speak with Elisabet Barnes about her Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun and Big Red Run double. Speedboat Karl joins us and tells us all about his up and coming FKT on the 'AT!' We have the news from around the world and of course, ultra chat.

Jul 21, 2016
Episode 114 - Kaci Lickteig, Jim Walmsley, Joanna Williams
03:14:26

We have two interviews from Western States - Ladies champion Kaci Lickteig and the incredible Jim Walmsley who looked to break all WSER records only to go off course at 92 miles. We also speak with Joanna Williams, the outright winner from South Africa’s Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun. We have the news, ultra chat and Ryan Sandes co-hosts!

Jul 07, 2016
Episode 113 - Cape Wrath Ultra and Northern Traverse
04:46:17

We have a show with a selection of audio from participants who took part in the 8-day, 400km Cape Wrath Ultra (Ita Marzotto, Jenny Davis, Louise Watson, Luke Robertson, Richard Beard and Ted Kristensson)and the 190-mile, single stage, Northern Traverse (Angela White, Clare Turton and Eoin Keith). We have the news and Niandi Carmont co-hosts.

Jun 10, 2016
Episode 112 - Nicky Spinks, Emelie Forsberg, The Jeff's
02:29:50

We speak with Nicky Spinks about that incredible DOUBLE Bob Graham Round. Emelie Forsberg joins us to tell us all about her injury, how she feels and when (we hope) she will be back and we speak to ‘The Jeff’s’ - an inspiring husband and wife who took respective 1st places at the Salt Flats 100

May 27, 2016
Episode 111 - Vargo, Shay, Nilsson
03:02:25

It’s all about Transvulcania. We speak with Chris Vargo who placed 5th, Alicia Shay who placed 4th and Ida Nilsson who blasted around the course to take the ladies victory. We have the news, a chat with Holly Rush and Speedgoat Karl is back

May 16, 2016
Episode 110 - MDS Special and Jasmin Paris
03:57:35
This weeks show is a Marathon des Sables special with a load of great content from the Bivouac by Niandi Carmont and then a series of post race interviews with Sondre Amdahl, Elisabet Barnes and Elinor Evans. If that wasn’t enough, we have an interview with Jasmin Paris who has just blasted the Bob Graham Round ladies record to a new level.
 
Apr 29, 2016
Episode 109 - Ray Zahab, Mina Guli
03:07:07

We speak with inspiring adventurer and I2P ambassador Ray Zahab about his amazing Antarctica 2 Atacama expedition. We also speak with an amazing Australian lady, Mina Guli, who ran 40-marathons across 7 deserts on 7 continents in 7 weeks. We also have a little pre MDS chat and Speedgoat is here.

Apr 15, 2016
Episode 108 - Schlarb, Hermansen, Navesey
03:27:33

We speak with 2016 Transgrancanaria champion, Didrik Hermansen. We have a chat with Brit Paul Navesy about winning the 100km Anglo Celtic Plate and Jason Schlarb gives us the lowdown of skiing the Hardrock 100 route in 4 days. Niandi gives us a stress fracture update and brings us another Big Red Run interview and Speedgoat is here after ‘another’ 100-mile victory.

Apr 01, 2016
Episode 107 - Lizzy Hawker, Ryan Sandes
03:43:31
We speak with Lizzy Hawker about her amazing 200km Kathmandu Valley FKT, Ryan Sandes talks about his 2015 season and his new book, Trail Blazer. Gavin Sandford tells us about his amazing double Marathon des Sables challenge. Niandi catches up with a past participants of the Big Red Run in Australia who will return in 2016 and Speedgoat is back from the AT.
 
Mar 17, 2016
Episode 106 - The Coastal Challenge 2016 Special
02:47:15

Episode 106 is all about The Coastal Challenge, Costa Rica. We bring you an in-depth chat with Niandi about her race. Ian discusses the course, the route and the sights and we bring you a selection of interviews w/ race inner Iain Don-Wauchope. 2nd placed lady Elisabet Barnes, 2:08 marathon runner Chema Martinez and more...

Mar 04, 2016
Episode 105 - Eoin Keith and Matthew Laye
02:06:27

Ian and Niandi are back from their Lanzarote Multi-Day training camp with 2015 MDS ladies champion Elisabet Barnes. Ian talks with The Spine winner and new course record holder, Eoin Keith. Matthew Laye talks running 100-miles and winning, Scotland and the Fling and PED's.

Feb 05, 2016
Episode 104 - Burt Bartholomew Bitter
03:08:13

We speak with Candice Burt about her 2nd place at Hurt 100, race directing and 200-mile races. Australian Lucy Bartholomew, is a rising star in the ultra and Skyrunning world and just recently she ran a new CR at Bogong to Hotham. Fast man Zach Bitter, is back. Once again he blitzed 100-miles and he tells us all about it. The News and Speedgoat Karl is back.

Jan 22, 2016
Episode 103 - Olson Jornet Johnson Jurek Fiennes
05:43:02

Talk Ultra is 4 years old and we are bringing you a special that takes you back to to 2012 with Timmy Olson, 2013 with Kilian Jornet, 2014 with Dave Johnston, 2015 with Scott and Jenny Jurek and yes, you even get a bonus interview with Sir Ranulph Fiennes.

Jan 08, 2016
Episode 102 - Sally McRae and Mike Bialick
02:22:54

It's the Christmas Show recorded in La Palma with Niandi co-hosting and interviews with Sally McRae and Mike Bialick and a tribute to Mark Gillett. MERRY CHRISTMAS!

Dec 24, 2015
Episode 101 - Law Meek Leonard
03:04:23

Jo Meek is back after prolonged injury with 2nd at Everest Trail Race and 8th at TNF50. Mal Law talks about The High Five-O Challenge and FIFTY the movie. Lucja Leonard talks running and weight loss in Talk Training and the subject of PEDs races its head in the sport of ultra. Speedgoat joins me on his birthday!

Dec 10, 2015
Episode 100 - Elisabet Barnes and Anna Comet
02:01:32

Episode 100! woo hoo. Who would have thought that a self-funded free podcast would make episode 100? 1,000 of hours have gone into the show to get this far and we are super proud! We talk with multi-day expert Elisabet Barnes on her recent Oman Desert Marathon victory and what 2016 has in store. 2014 and 2015 Everest Trail Race winner, Anna Comet talks about running and Skyrunning.Niandi talks cyclying in Talk Training and Speedgoat is back!

Nov 27, 2015
Episode 99 - Giblin ELS2900 Grant
03:09:20

Matt Lefort and Andy Symonds talk to us about the ELS2900. Sophie Grant discusses the Raid de la Reunion and we speak with Paul Giblin about his win at Javelina Jundred 100-mile race. The news, chat, Speedgoat is on holiday and Niandi co-hosts.

Nov 13, 2015
Episode 98 - Wolfe Leventhal Cameron
02:36:05

It's a stacked show and we speak with Mike Wolfe about his epic 600 mile journey with Mike Foote. Ladies Atacama winner Shiri Leventhal discusses multi-day racing and on Talk Training Sarah Cameron tells us how cycling made her into a great runner. The News, Up and Coming races and Niandi co-hosts.

Oct 30, 2015
Episode 97 - Bonnet Symonds Pierson
02:42:14

Remi Bonnet rising star of the Skyrunning circuit has a chat about his 1st year of racing. Andy Symonds is back after 2-years of injury and we discuss the low and high points. Mariepaule Pierson travelled to Atacama, nailed it and we find out how. The News, Talk Training and Speedgoat chews the ultra fat.

Oct 16, 2015
Episode 96 - Hillary Allen and Marie-Paul Pierson
02:25:45

Hillary Allen has had a great 2015 placing on the podium at Mont-Blanc 80km and The RUT, we catch up with her and find out how she got started in the sort and what the future holds. Marie-Paule Pierson is taking on the Atacama! We speak to her and find out what it's like to prepare for the biggest challenge of your life! The News, Up and Coming Races and Speedgoat is back.

Oct 01, 2015
Episode 95 - Scott and Jenny Jurek AT Special
01:18:01

We are devoting episode 95 to Scott Jurek and his wife Jenny. Scott completed the Appalachian Trail on July 12th covering the 2189-miles in 46 days, 8 hours and 7 minutes; a new record. It was a journey of incredible highs and lows, not only for Scott but also for Jenny. In this show we hear from both of them and we provide an insight into what it’s like to run and crew for such an epic and awesome journey… enjoy!

Sep 17, 2015
Episode 94 - Glen Coe Skyline and UTMB
03:05:46

This weeks show is all about Glen Coe Skyline and UTMB. We have interviews from the Glen Coe Skyline Race w/ Emelie Forsberg, Forian Reichert and RD, Shane Ohly. We also have an in-depth interview with race winner Joe Symonds. UTMB was full of drama and we speak with 32nd overall and 49th overall, Damian Hall and Richard Ashton. The News, ultra chat and Niandi Carmont co-hosts.

Sep 03, 2015
Episode 93 - Kimmel Zundel Donovan
02:38:37

We speak with lady on fire, Megan Kimmel. Harald Zundel talks about running 200 milers and we speak with Aussie Greg Donovan about the running the 4 Deserts in 1 year and the Big Red Run in Australia. The News and Speedgoat Karl

Aug 20, 2015
Episode 92 - Albon and Frost
02:11:19

We speak with Tromso SkyRace winner, Jonathan Alnon and we have an inspiring chat with ladies Hardrock 100 winner, Anna Frost. The news and Speedgoat is back after a really busy month racing and working. 

Aug 07, 2015
Episode 91 - Boulet Nichols Robbins Forsberg
03:14:44

Episode 91 of Talk Ultra has a WSER chat with ladies champ, Magdalena Boulet. We speak with Alex Nichols about victory at the Mont-Blanc 80km, Gary Robbins talks FKT and Emelie Forsberg gives us a Smiles and Miles. Speedgoat is prepping for the Speedgoat 50k so Niandi Carmont co-hosts.

Jul 23, 2015
Episode 90 - Scott on the AT, Krar, Kimball, Ayre, Kremer
04:01:00

Karl Meltzer tals Scott on the AT and Rob Krar talks back-to-back wins at Western States. Nikki Kimball and Georgina Ayre talk Richtersveld Wildrun and Stevie Kremer chats Ultra Skymarathon Madeira. The News, Talk Training and Niandi Carmont co hosts.

Jul 10, 2015
Episode 89 - Mangan & Carr: Around the World Special
03:27:34

We speak in-depth with Tony Mangan and Kevin Carr about two remarkable and different stories on how to run Around the World. The News, Talk Training, Up & Coming Races and Speedgoat Karl.

Jun 12, 2015
Episode 88 - Hawker Fejes Lawson
02:49:26

We speak with Scott Hawker from the Southern Hemisphere on his 2nd place at TNF100, Joe Fejes talks about running 6 days and clocing a new American record, 606.24 miles and Dan Lawson discussed the GUCR 145 mile race and his record breaking run. Karl is back, we have the News, a Blog and guess what, no up and comng races...

May 29, 2015
Episode 87 Forsberg Hose Wardian
02:05:44

We speak with Emelie Forsberg on her victory at Transvulcania and Australian Blake Hose about his breakthrough top 3 performance. Michael Wardian breaks his own 50k treadmill record and we speak with him. The News, a Blog, Up and Coming Races and Niandi Carmont co hosts.

May 15, 2015
Episode 86 - Browning Yates Cracknell Barnes
02:51:23

Jeff Browning survives and wins the 100imile Ultrafijord. Michelle Yates tells us all about pregnancy and running and James Cracknell and Elisabit Barnes 'PB' at London in prep for future ultras. The News, a Blog, Up and Coming Races and Speed 'Golf' Karl is joining me as co-host.

Apr 30, 2015
Episode 85 - MDS Special
03:01:25

Episode 85 is a 30th anniversary MDS special with Niandi Carmont co-hosting and discussing her race in depth. We speak with ladies champ, Elisabet Barnes and Darren Grigas and Ian Knight tell us all about their races. Robbie Britton also joins us and provides an insight into his 3rd place at the IAU 24-hour champs. The News, Up and Coming races and hopefully som RnR.

Apr 16, 2015
Episode 84 - Canaday, Hawker, Kimball
03:41:13

Episode 84 of Talk Ultra has Sage Canaday talking training and coching, Lizzy Hawker discusses her new book, RUNNER and Nikki Kimball gives us the low down on fell running, TCC and her new film. Talk Training, The News, a Blog, Up and Coming Races and Speedgoat Karl.

Apr 02, 2015
Episode 83 - Grinius Murray Campbell Bragg
03:20:09

We speak with Transgrancanaria winner, Gediminas Grinius. Dr Andrew Murray and Donnie Campbell give an insight into their most recent adventure and Jez Bragg talks about getting speed back and how he will tame the Dragon. Marc Laithwaite discusses butter in coffee for Talk Training. The News, a Blog, Up and Coming races and Niandi Carmont c0-hosts and tells us all about her final prep for MDS.

Mar 20, 2015
Episode 82 - Cracknell Egloff Muir
04:23:14

James Cracknell gives us an insight into the mind of an Olympian and talented athlete who knows how to push to the limit. Karl Egloff gives us a full in-depth interview about his childhood, upbringing and how he conquered Aconcagua. Ruby Muir had a troubled 2014 but turned it all around at Tarawera. The News, a Blog, Up & Coming Races and Talk Training we discuss final prep for MDS.

Mar 06, 2015
Episode 81 - Murphy Polyakova Zahab Laithwaite
03:35:29

Mike Murphy talks about pushing to the limits (and beyond) at The Coastal Challenge, Elena Polyakova talks about ultra running in Turkey and the up and coming Cappadocia Ultra Trail and Ray Zahab fills us in on his last expedition. Marc Laithwaite return for Talk Training and we discuss Maffetone. A Blog, Up and Coming Races, the News and Speedgoat Karl co-hosts.

Feb 20, 2015
Episode 80 - Coleman Arnstein Koop Hines
03:53:41

Episode 80 of Talk Ultra has an interview with UK's Mr MDS, Rory Coleman. We speak with Mike Arnstein about his recent victory at Hurt 100 and his fruitarian diet. Jason Koop talks coaching runners of all abilities and adventurer, Mike Hines talks nutrition in relation to extreme events. The News, a Blog, Up & Coming Races and Niandi Carmont co-hosts.

Feb 06, 2015
Episode 79 - Amdahl, Pascall, Kimball
03:19:20

Episode 79 has an interview with HK100 2nd place runner, Sondre Amdahl. We catch up with The Spine ladies winner, Beth Pascall and we talk about an incredible 2014 with Nikki Kimball. The News, a Blog, Up and Coming Races and Speddgoat Karl chews the ultra fat.

Jan 23, 2015
Episode 78 - Fiennes, Ulrich, Macy, Tortorich
03:43:02

We are three years old! To celebrate we interview two legends, Sir Ranulph Fiennes and Marshall Ulrich. We also speak to Travis Macy who has a book out and in Talk Training we chat with America's Angriest Trainer, Vinnie Tortorich. The News, Up & Coming races and of course, Speedgoat Karl.

Jan 09, 2015
Episode 77 - Greenwood, King, Grant, Maughan
04:09:25

It's our Christmas Special. Ian and Karl discuss 2014 and some of our highlights. We have in depth interviews with Ellie Greenwood, Max King, Joe Grant and Grant Maughan. Importantly, we wish you all a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. We thank you for your continued support and look forward to joining you on your ultra journies in 2015.

Dec 25, 2014
Episode 76 - Olson, Lewis, Don Wauchope, Smith-Batchen
03:16:24

 

Timothy Olson talks from the heart about his 2014 season and Tina Lews inspires with her honest. Iain Don Wauchope talks about record breaking at the SkyRun and Lisa Smith-Batchen discuss the Badwater Quad. Ian chews the ultr fat with Speedgoat Karl and we have the Up & Coming Races.

Dec 12, 2014
Episode 75 - Skyrun, Robbins, Greyling, Boettger
02:42:16

Episode 75 of Talk Ultra is all about the Salomon Skyrun and South Africa. We bring an interview with the ladies winner Landie Greyling. We also talk with the ladies 2nd place, Julia Better. Gary Robbins placed 2nd overall and discusses in-depth his race and co hosts the show. We bring sounds from Moketsi Game Ranch, experiences from Cape Town and talk Skyrun with Adrian Saffy and Michael de Haast.

Dec 03, 2014
Episode 74 - Anderson, Gash, Nelson, Forsberg
02:53:02

Episode 74 of Talk Ultra has Mimi Anderson and Samantha Gash talking about their epic South African journey. Luke Nelson talk about his running career, recent 100-mile success and how going out hard can pay off! Melie Forsberg is back for Smiles & Miles and Marc Laithwaite talks the long run in Talk Training. Tne News, a Blog, up & Coming races and Niandi Carmont co-hosts.

Nov 14, 2014
Episode 73 - Kremer, Collison, Greyling
02:23:31

Skyrunner World Series Champion Stevie Kremer gives us the low down on a great 2014. Kim Collison chats about the Mourse Skyline MTR and his running background and Landi Greyling talks about running in SA and the up and coming Salomon SkyRun. The News, a Blog, Up & Coming Races and Charlie Sproson is back in Talk Training for Navigation 101 )part 3). Speedgoat goat talks quad busting.

Oct 31, 2014
Episode 72 - Schlarb, Campbell, Rasmusen
03:17:00

We talk with Jason Schlarb who recently laced 4th at the TNFUTMB, Donnie Campbell discusses his running career and winning the recent 3x3 in the UK. Claus Rasmussen tells us all about running Spartathlon... in sandals. The News a BLog, Up & Coming Races and Speedgoat Karl.

Oct 16, 2014
Episode 71 - Frost, Hawker, Draney, Warburton, Robson
03:24:43

Anna Frost runs her first 100-miler and wins with a new CR, Lizzy Hawker announces a new race, Ultra Tour Monte Rosa, Caine Warburton discusses running in the Southern Hemisphere and Europe and Ty Draney does a 'double' at The Bear 100 and finally Sam Robson discusses being 1st Brit at Spartathlon. The News, a Blog, Up & Coming Races and of course, Spedgoat Karl.

Oct 03, 2014
Episode 70 - Meltzer, Doherty, Haugsnes, Schwarz-Lowe
03:39:18

This is episode 70 of Talk Ultra and this weeks show we speak with the winner of Superior 100, Adam Schwarz-Lowe, Eirik Haugsness talks Tromso Skyrace and Daniel Doherty tells us all about placing in the top-10 at Tor des Geants. Talk Training has part 2 of our Navigation 101 and we have the News, a Blog, Up & Coming Races and I am pleased to say Speedgoat is back as co host with an in-depth chat on his AT attempt.

Sep 19, 2014
Episode 69 - Jornet, De Gasperi
02:20:22

This weeks show is going to be a little different we are recording live from a RV in the middle of Minneapolis. My co host is Kurt Decker from Twin Cities Running Co. This weeks interviews are quite special, we speak with Italian Mmountain running legend, Marco De Gaspreri and man of the moment, Kilian Jornet. The news a blog and the up and coming races.

Sep 04, 2014
Episode 68 - Campbell, Sichel, Johnston, Navigation 101
03:46:27

Adam Campbell talks about Hardrock 100 and that lightning strike. David Johnston discusses 6-days in the Dome. William Sichel tells us what it is like to run 3100-miles in 50-days and in Talk Training we discuss basic navigation. The News, a Blog, Up & Coming races and Niandi Carmont co-hosts.

Aug 22, 2014
Episode 67 - Martin-Consani, Fonn, Meek, Böttger
03:37:38

On this weeks show we speak with Lakeland 100 and Lakeland 50 winner, Debbie Martin Conasani and Jo Meek. We speak with Norwegian powerhouse, Torill Fonn about her recent world record for running 374.999km’s in 48-hours. Julia Böttger joins us for a catch up and tells us about her running journey in Turkey and winning Ronda dels Cims. We have the News, a Blog, Up & Coming Races, Emelie Forsberg for Smile and Miles and Niandi Carmont once again joins us as co host.

Aug 08, 2014
Episode 66 - Krar, Enman, Forbes, McGregor
03:51:37

Rob Krar discusses his impressive 2014 victory at Western States. Kasie Enman talks babies, families and making a comeback. Scott Forbes won the UK's Race to the Stones and has a story to tell. Renee McGregor provides an informative Talk Training and Emelie is back wirh Smiles and Miles. A blog, the News, Up and Coming Races and Stevie Kremer co hosts.

Jul 24, 2014
Episode 65 - Krupicka, Birkinshaw, Owens, Forsberg
03:07:31

Anton Krupicka talks in-depth about Hardrock, injury, Lavaredo and the Bob Graham Round. Steve Birkinshaw provides an insight into his Wainwrights FKT. Tom Owens talks making the podium at the Skyrunning World Championships and Emelie Forsberg is back for #smilesandmiles. The News, a Blog, Up & Coming Races and Niandi Carmont co-hosts.

Jul 11, 2014
Episode 64 - Smith Batchen, Perkins, Almeida, Rasmussen
04:13:00

Lisa Smith-Btachen tells us all about her incredible career and the challenge of running Badwater 135 4-times back-to-back with 2 Mt Whitney ascents. Mark Perkins discusses his win and CR at SDW100. Ricardo Almeida gives us a minimalist viewpoint of Comrades. Claus Rasmussen discusses minimal running and tells us of an up and coming challnege and Marc Laithwaite is back in Talk Training. The News, a Blog, Up and Coming Races and of course, Speedgoat Karl.

Jun 26, 2014
Episode 63 - Spinks, Morgan, The African Attachment, Meek
04:02:53

Queen of the fells, Nicky Spinks tells us all about her career and another incredible CR. Morgan Williams discusses the Bob Graham Round and Jo Meek fills us in on an incredible 5th place at Comrades. Greg Fell from The African Attachment provides an insight into producing incredible films such as the recent Travailen. Talk Training is all about NSAID's with Richard Fluck. The News, a Blog, Meltzer Moment, Up and Coming Races and Speedgoat is back from the wilderness...

Jun 13, 2014
Episode 62 - Comrades, Wardian, Meek, Clark
03:17:20

A Comrades Special show. We have a full and in-depth interview with Mike Wardian who is looking for a top-10 placing. Live from Durban, we speak to Jo Meek who is having her first experience of this race. Nick Clark joins us to discuss UTMF, WSER and the up and coming Salomon Skyrun in South Africa. We have a ladies perspective on running with children in Talk Training with Sue Fisher. The News, a Blog, a Meltzer Moment and importantly, this show is dedicated to Manya Claasson. Joining me as a special Comrades co-host we have 2013 7th placed lady, Holly Rush.

May 30, 2014
Episode 61 - Frost, Gates, Haugsnes, de Haast, Forsberg, Kremer
03:00:01

Anna Frost tells us all about the incredible comeback at Transvulcania. Rickey Gates talks running in the UK with Scott Jurek and the Bob Graham Round. Eirik Haugsnes discusses his 2014 season and Emelie Forsberg is back in smilesandmiles with a sore hand. Michael de Haast, race director for the Salomon SkyRun in South Africa talks us through the course and tells us about a great opportunity. The News, a Blog, Up and Coming Races and our favourite, Pocket Rocket, Stevie Kremer co-hosts the show.

May 16, 2014
Episode 60 - Foote, Scotney, Meek, Britton, Spiers
03:09:51

This weeks show has an interview with one of the best 'closers' in the ultra scene, Mike Foote. We have a series of interviews from the Iznik Ultra series of races, Marcus Scotney from the 130k, Jo Meek from the 80k and Robbie Britton from the marathon. We speak to British Bulldog, Steve Spiers. Marc Laithewaite is back for Talk Training. News, a Blog, Up and Coming Races and of course, Speedgoat Karl.

May 01, 2014
Episode 59 - 29th Marathon des Sables and Barkley Marathons
03:21:53

This weeks show is a Marathon des Sables and Barkley Marathons special. We have daily chats from the Sahara with top Brit and 5th overall, Danny Kendall. By contrast, we also have daily chats with actor, Bertie Portal who undertook the challenge of a lifetime at his first MDS. Barkley Marathons are infamous and we speak with rookie 'fun run' finisher Jamil Coury and we also speak with two time finisher and 2014 champ, Jared Campbell. The News, a Meltzer Moment, Up & Coming Races and of cousre Speedgoat Karl.

Apr 18, 2014
Episode 58 - Sandes, Walton, Kendall, Portal, Rush
03:24:53

Ryan Sandes discusses his record breaking FKT on the DrakTraverse with Ryno Griesel. Danny Kendall and Bertie Portal discuss Marathon des Sables in the days before the 29th edition starts and 2nd placed lady at Tarawera, Claire Walton talks about her running, Tarawera and what the future holds. Talk Training is a Comrades special with Holly Rush, a Blog, the News, Up & Coming Races and of course, Speedgoat.

Apr 04, 2014
Episode 57 - Johnston, Greenwood, inov-8 Team, Desert Runners Movie
04:06:38

David Jonston gives us a blow-by-blow account of his record breaking run at the ITI350 (Iditarod Trail Invitational), Ellie Greenwood talks about her comeback run and win at Chuckanut 50 and her plans for 2014. We speak with Jennifer Steiman, Director of the Desert Runners Movie and Samantha Gash who appeared in the film. Team inov-8 provide some chat from the 2014 athlete retreat and Emelie Forsberg brings us smilesandmiles, a Blog, the News, Up and Coming Races and of course Speedgoat! It's a stcked show.

Mar 21, 2014
Episode 56 - Sandes, Jurek, Morgan, Chaigneau, Maciel, Kendall
03:35:52

A Transgrancanaria special with interviews with Scott Jurek, Casey Morgan, Sebastien Chaigneau, Fernanda Maciel and an in-depth interview with Ryan Sandes. We also catch up with Brit, Danny Kendall who placed 10th at the 2013 MDS and how he has prepared for the 2014 race. The News, a Blog, Up and Coming Races and Niandi Carmont co-hosts.

Mar 07, 2014
Episode 55 - Wardian, Meek, Clark, Johnston
04:08:43

We have a Coastal Challenge special with an interview with male overall winner, Mike Wardian. Jo Meek, ladies overall winner talks about her training and preparation for the TCC race and Nick Clark discusses how stage racing compares to 100-milers. We have an interview with the 2013 ITI350 winner and recent Susitna 100 winner and new course record holder, David Johnston before he emarks, once again on the ITI350 just one week after his impressive Susitna win! A special Talk Training on nutrition specific to Marathon des Sables with Rin Cobb (PND Consulting). Emelie Forsberg is back for smilesandmiles and of course we have the News, Up and Coming Races and Speedgoat Karl Meltzer.

Feb 21, 2014
Episode 54 - Gary Robbins & Vlad Ixel
02:19:25

Gary Robbins once again returned to the tough and gnarly Hurt 100 and came away with another victory, in this weeks show he tells us all about it and his plans for 2014. HK100 took place just a couple of weeks ago and young Australian sensation, Vlad Ixel placed 3rd overall in a top quality field, we interviewed him about his running and what the future hold. Talk Training as 'Hint's n Tips for running from Speedgoat himsel, the News, a Blog, Up and Coming races.. another great show in store!

Feb 07, 2014
Episode 53 - Pavel Paloncy, Marcus Scotney, Johan Van De Merwe
03:57:08

We have two interviews from the Montane Spine race, regarded as one of the toughest races out there. We speak with Pavel Paloncy who won the 268-mile event with a new course record and Marcus Scotney who won the 106-mile Challenger event. We also speak with South African long distance runner, Johan Van De Merwe about ultra running in South Africa and his new African 24-hour record. The News, a Blog, Talk Training, Up & Coming Races, Smiles and Miles and Speedgoat is back from the Love Boat!

Jan 24, 2014
Episode 52 - Fejes, Slaughter, Steele, Kremer
03:44:50

We have a full show with two in-depth interviews about running really long… Joe Fejes recently won the Aravaipa Running 6-day event, Across the Years by clocking up 555+ miles and beating running legend, Yiannis Kouros in the process. By contrast, we speak to UK runner Jon Steele who tackled ‘The Hill’ ultra; 160-miles of hill rips on a 2.9m course in under 48-hours. Gemma Slaughter, The Coastal Challenge winner from 2013 talks to us about her expectations as she prepares for the 2014 edition. Emelie Forsberg is back for smilesandmiles, Marc is with us for Talk Training and believe it or not, Speedgoat is on a cruise! That’s great for Talk Ultra as we have the lovely Stevie Kremer joining us as co host.

Jan 10, 2014
Episode 51 - Bitter, Yates, Frost, Catmur
04:27:23

Merry Christmas! Episode 51 of Talk Ultra is our longest show yet... yes, 4hours and 30mins of ultra chat to help you survive the Christmas period and New Year. We speak with the new 100-mile and 12-hour record holder (on a track) Zach Bitter. We have a full and in-depth interview with femaale ultra runner of the year (?) Michele Yates. Anna Frost provides an insightful interview on a troubled 2013 and finally we catch up with Ed Catmur who has been setting the pace on the UK ultra scene. It's a full show! Speedgoat and Ian review the year, we have possibly the best Talk Training of 2013 with Marc Laithewaite and we catch up with Amanda in a Year in the Life of! A big thank you for all the amazing support and downloads in 2013 and we thank you in advance for your support in 2014. 

Dec 26, 2013
Episode 50 - Pat 'Paddy' Robbins and Zach Miller
02:50:33

This weeks show we speak to Brit, Pat 'Paddy' Robbins who placed joint 7th at the 2013 Spartathlon. Man of the moment, Zach Miller joins us after his surprising win at JFK50. We have a 'speed session' for you in Talk Training, the news, a blog, up and coming races and of course Speedgoat Karl joins us.

Dec 12, 2013
Episode 49 - Team Redden, 5000m Project, Tim Stevenson, Emelie Forsberg
02:46:07

What a great show... we speak with 'Team Redden' about running and the incredible story of how mum, Sabrina and Teagan (aged 8yrs) tackled 100km's. We have an in depth chat with David and Katharine who ran 5000 miles across South America in the 5000 mile project. Tim Stevenson joins us for a special Talk Training on Strength and conditioning. Emelie Forsberg is back for Smiles and Miles. The news, a blog, up and coming races and Speedgoat discusses pacers!

Nov 29, 2013
Episode 48 - Jones, Maciel, Sleuyter, Lupton
03:21:41

Sounds and insights from Nepal. This weeks show is a departure from our normal show, however, we do have some great content with Everest Trail Race ladies winner and 2nd overall, Fernanda Maciel. We cacth up with Brit, Anna Lupton and discuss Fell and Skyrunning, Steven Sleuyter talks multiday racing and the Grand to Grand Ultra, we have a main interview with Dakota Jones and in Talk Training we have a special guest, Trevor Prior who discusses feet. The news, a blog and up and coming races.

Nov 16, 2013
Episode 47 - Bowman, Abdelnoor, Hill, Forsberg
03:09:42

We speak with Dylan Bowman, after placing 5th at Western States, Dylan was looking forward to tackling UTMB, however, things didn't go quite to plan. Lakeland 50 winner, Ben Abdelnoor talks about training and fell running and we catch up with Tessa Hill who has just had a very succesful season on the Skyrunning circuit. Emelie Forsberg talks Diagonale des Fous in Smiles and Miles, Marc Laithwaite talks winter in Talk Training. We have the News, a Blog, Up and Coming races and Speedgoat talks golf...

Oct 31, 2013
Episode 46 - Howe, Lightfoot, Bethell, Forsberg
03:23:10

We have an interview with Speedgoat 50k winner and 2nd place at UROC, Stephanie Howe. Brit fell running sensation, Ricky Lightfoot talks about his progression to ultra. Anthony Bethell provides an insight into his first year participating in the Skyrunning season from an everyday runners perspective. Marc Talks Training. Emelie Smiles and Miles. The news, a blog, up and coming races and Speedgoat is back!

Oct 18, 2013
Episode 45 - Wyatt, Krar, Kremer, Forsberg
02:47:02

Mountain running legend, Jono Wyatt tells us all about his incredible 25 years as a competetive athlete. We speak to man of the moment, Rob Krar after his impressive win at UROC. Emelie Forberg is back with Smiles and Miles. Marc Laithwaite talks altitude in Talk Training. The News, a Blog, Up and Coming Races and Stevie Kremer co-hosts the show.

Oct 03, 2013
Episode 44 - Sharman, Hollon, Clark, Clayton
03:59:19

This weeks show we have a long distance theme. We have an interview with Nickademus Hollon who just recently placed 7th overall at Tor des Geants. We also have an in-depth chat with Ian Sharman about his incredible summer running the Grand Slam. We also speak to Nick Clark in his regular Grand Slam slot, Clarky’s Corner. We speak to Brit, Emma Clayton about her silver medal in the WMRA worlds in Poland. The news, Talk Training, a blog, up and coming races and of course, Speedgoat Karl.

Sep 18, 2013
Episode 43 - Kilian Jornet, Krupicka, Grant, Bragg, Bosio, Picas
04:04:54

We have an extended and in-depth interview with Kilian Jornet about his Matterhorn Summit record. We have a selection of audio from the TNFUTMB – Rory Bosio, Anton Krupicka, Joe Grant, Nuria Picas and Jez Bragg. We speak to Jo Meek who placed 2nd lady at MDS and what the future holds for her. We have Talk Training, the News a blog, smiles and miles with Emelie Forsberg and of course, Mr Speedgoat.

Sep 06, 2013
Episode 42 - Jurek, Maciel, Zahab, Forsberg
03:40:13

Scott Jurek gives us a pre Leadville 100 chat. Fernanda Maciel discusses the CCC and the Everest Trail Race. We have inspiring interview with Ray Zahab, he discusses, expeditions, motivating youth and his incredible i2P project. Emelie Forsberg gives us a #smilesandmiles, Clarky talks number three in the Grand Slam and what four may bring. The news, a blog, up and coming races, a Meltzer Moment and hold the presses... Kilian smashes it!

Aug 23, 2013
Episode 41 - Kremer, Clark, Mills, Whitehead
03:51:03

We speak to Stevie Kremer 12 months on after she burst on the Skyrunning scene with a 2nd at Sierre-Zinal. We have 15 mins of fame with double leg amputee, Richard Whitehead. An interview with Lakeland 100 winner, Stuart Mills. A catch up with Nick Clark on the Grand Slam of ultra. Smiles and Miles with Emelie Forsberg. The news, a blog, up and coming races. Marc Laithwaite is back for Talk Training and of course, Speedgoat co hosts!

Aug 08, 2013
Episode 40 - Marco De Gasperi, Kilian Jornet, Stuart Air, Emelie Forsberg
02:11:50

We catch up with Marco De Gasperi on the finish line of the Dolomites Skyrace. We chat with Kilian Jornet about his recent racing and the next part of his Summits project. We introduce a new regualr section for the show, Smiles and Miles with Emelie Forsberg. Our main interview is with Brit, Stuart Air who placed 13th at Ronda dels Cims. We have the news, a blog and the up and coming races for the next two weeks. Finally, for one show only we have a guest co host, Philipp Reiter.

Jul 26, 2013
Episode 39 - Nikki Kimball, Nick Clark, Alex Nichols, Florian Reichert
02:46:22

Nick Clark returns for Clarky’s Corner, we have an update on his Western States and a look ahead to his next 100 in the Grand Slam. We have an interview with Ultra Running legend, Nikki Kimball about her running career and another podium finish at Western States. Alex Nichols talks Mont Blanc Marathon and in Talk Training we speak with Florian Reichert about the transition from road running to trail and mountains. We have the news, a blog and of course the up and coming races.

Jul 12, 2013
Episode 38 - Cooper, Campbell, Draney, Canepa
02:56:20

This weeks show is all about Ronda dels Cims. We discuss the race and have interviews 'live' from Andorra with 3rd place Matt Cooper, 7th place Jared Campbell, 8th place Ty Draney and the ladies winner Francesca Canepa. Speedgoat talks Western States, we have a special Talk Training with Jez Bragg and we have the up and coming races for the next two weeks.

Jun 27, 2013
Episode 37 - Rob Krar, Holly Rush, Ellie Greenwood, Nick Clark
03:17:33

Rob Krar talks to us about his running history, hiw incredible Rim-to-Rim-to-Rim run and what his expectations are for Western States. Holly Rush talks marathon running and Comrades. Ellie Greenwood makes a guest appearance for Talk Training and provides an insight into running injuries. Nick Clark joins us for a reguar slot as he attempts the 'Grand Slam' of ultra running. We have the news, a year in the life of, and we find out: You hnow you are an ultra runner when... ?

Jun 13, 2013
Episode 36 - Ultrapedestrian Ras, Davies, Cardelli, Calitz, Kremer, Browy
03:29:18

Stevie Kremer and AJ Calitz talk to us from Zegama-Aizkorri. We speak to Brendan Davies and Beth Cardelli respective winners from TNF100 in Australia. An inspirational 15 minutes of fame with Eric Browy, Talk Training is about Knees with Mitch from StrideUK. Our interview is with Ultrapedestrian Ras. Speedgoat is back, we have a blog, the news and of course, the up and coming races.

May 31, 2013
Episode 35 - Jornet, Forsberg, Canaday, Olson, Clayton, James & Transvulcania
02:36:48

It's all about Transvulcania! We have a special co host, Anna Frost or 'Frosty' as she is affectionately known. We have post race interviews with the mens's winner, Kilian Jornet. The ladies winner, Emelie Forsberg. We atch up with 3rd place, Sage Canaday, 4th place, Timothy Olson, 7th place, Cameron Clayton and top 50 runner, Dave James. In additional to all the Transvulcania excitement we have a blog, 15 minutes of fame with Robbie Briton, up and coming races and of course the news.

May 16, 2013
Episode 34 - Hollon, Hicks, Davies & Stephenson
03:40:07

On this weeks show we speak to 22 year old Nick Hollon who just recently finished the infamous Barkley Marathon. We catch up with Natalie White who tells us all about the future plans for UK based Inov-8 who are 10 years old in June. We have chat with Ozzies Brendan Davies and Shona Stepehenson who placed 5th and 2nd respectively at UTMF in Japan. In Talk Training we speak to Mitch from Stride UK. We also speak to Chris Mills in 15 mins of fame. We have a blog, the news, up and coming races and of course, Speedgoat.

May 02, 2013
Episode 33 - MDS special and Adam Campbell
02:44:49

This weeks show honours the injured and fallen at Boston Marathon. We have daily chat from the Marathon des Sables bivouac and interviews with top placed Brits, Danny Kendall and Jo Meek. We interview Arc'teryx athlete, Adam Campbell. We discuss Mojo in Talk Training, we have 'A year in the life of...' a Blog, Speedgoat, the News and 'Up & Coming Races'.

Apr 18, 2013
Episode 32 - Richard Bowles Dr Phil Maffetone
02:44:15

Speedgoat makes it no35 out of 60 at Antelope 100... We speak to Richard Bowles who is about to embark on another journey! We have an extended Talk Training with Dr Phil Maffetone. We catch up with Mike Wardian on how his recovery and racing is shaping up. We have a 'Year in the life of', the last episode of our MDS' build up, '15 mins of Fame' with Tony Di Giovani, the News, Up and Coming Races and a Meltzer Moment.

Apr 03, 2013
Episode 31 - Joe Grant & Ruby Muir
03:16:38

Joe Grant tells us all about his experiences covering 350 miles at the Iditarod Trail Invitational in Alaska. New run sensation, 21 yr old Ruby Muir from New Zealand tells us what it's like dominating Tarawera Ultra and placing 7th overall. We speak with Daniel Rowlands & Rebecca Pattinson, respective winners of the Atacama Crossing in Chile. Ian Sharman discusses the News, Marc Laithwaite talks hills in Talk Training, Speedgoat has a Meltzer Moment and of course we have a Blog, A year in the life of, MDS special and the Up & Coming Races.

Mar 22, 2013
Episode 30 - Owens, Reiter, Bottger
03:13:54

We bring you interviews with Philipp Reiter and Julia Bottger from Gran Canaria. We have a main interview with Brit, Tom Owens. Talk Training is about nutrition and was recorded live with an audience in Lanzarote. We have all the usual features, the news, up and coming races, 'A Year in the life of...' our MDS special, Speedgoat Karl and of course the up and coming races.

Mar 08, 2013
Episode 29 - Gary ROBBINS, Joe GRANT, Jez BRAGG, Catra CORBETT
03:45:47

Come back man Gary Robbins tells us what it's like to return from 2 years of injury to not only win Hurt 100 but to set a new CR. Jez Bragg tells us about completing 'The Long Pathway, Te Araroa' in New Zealand. Joe Grant says goodbye and heads off to the Iditarod. Colourful Catra Corbett tells us about drugs, alcohol, running, tattoos, clothes and Truman. In addition to all that, we also have... phew; Talk Training about the long run, 'A year in the life off..., part 3 of our Marathon des Sables special, A Meltzer Moment, Up & Coming races and of course the News.

Feb 22, 2013
Episode 28 - Geoff Roes & Emelie Forsberg
03:05:23

Episode 28 of Talk Ultra has an interview with Geoff Roes who in the 2010 edition of Western States 100 set a new CR and became a star in the film, Unbreakable. We also have an interview with rising female star Emelie Forsberg. We discuss her incredible 2012 and what lies in store for 2013. In Talk Training we have the 'Rockdoc' telling us all about Kinesiology taping. We have A Year in the life of…, part 2 of our MDS special, the news, a blog, a Meltzer Moment and the up and coming races.

Feb 07, 2013
Episode 27 - Canaday, Grant & James
03:26:08

Fast man of the moment, Sage Canaday tells us about how he got into running and all about his transition to ultra. Joe Grant gives us an update on how his prepartion is going for his attempt at the 350 mile Iditarod Trail Invitational in Alaska. We also speak to Dave James who had a win at Coldwater Rumble recently and heads out to The Coastal Challenge in Costa Rica on Feb 1st. We have talk tainining, a year in the life of, the news, a blog, a Meltzer Moment, up and coming races and we have the start of a new special on the build up to the 2013 Marathon des Sables.

Jan 24, 2013
Episode 26 - Wardian, JourneyFilm, Bragg
03:35:27

A super stacked show and maybe our longest yet... our main interview is with The North Face athlete, Mike Wardian. We speak with inspirational film makers and ultra runners, JB & Jennifer Benna from JourneyFilm. Live from the Te Araora trail in New Zealand we speak with The North Face athlete, Jez Bragg on his incredible journey. We have our first 'A year in the life of...' chat, Talk Training with Marc Laithwaite, A Meltezer Moment with Speedgoat Karl, the News with Ian Sharman, a blog post, 15mins of fame and of course the up and coming races.

Jan 10, 2013
Episode 25 - The Christmas Special
03:28:34

A super stacked festive show with some incredible stars of 2012. Our show includes interviews with Ellie Greenwood, Timoth Olson, Western States RD Craig Thornley, Ryan Sandes and Lizzy Hawker. We announce the winners of 'A Year inthe life of...'. Talk Training is about heart rate training and Karl, Ian Sharman and myself review the year. Merry Christmas to you all and thank you for making 2012 a great year!

Dec 25, 2012
Episode 24 - William Sichel
02:04:03

We have an extended interview with ultra running legend, William Sichel. William, who is now 59 years old has been setting records and winning ultra long races for years. In our show he discusses how he got started, his life, his training and highlights some of his key moments. In Talk Training we discuss overtraining and highlight some of the warning signs. Speedgoat Karl joins us and we have a Meltzer Moment. We have a blog, discuss the news and mention the up and coming races and Christmas is less than two week away!

Dec 14, 2012
Episode 23 - Max KING Stevie KREMER Brendan DAVIES
03:05:25

We speak to man of the moment Max King after his incredible wins at UROC and JFK50. Oz fast man, Brendan Davies talks about the ultra scene down under and his win at GNW100. Pocket Rocket Stevie Kremer tells us what it's like to move from the US to Italy and race at the highest level. Talk Training is about run shoes. We have the news, a blog, up and coming races and of course Speedgoat Karl Meltzer.

Nov 29, 2012
Episode 22 - Mike Wolfe, Jez Bragg & Linda Doke
03:13:30

We interview The North Face athlete Mike Wolfe on his transition from Lawyer to athlete. Salomon athlete Linda Doke tells us all about Raid de la Reunion (Diagonale des Fous) and The North Face athlete Jez Bragg provides us with a coup at a TNF press conference held in London. We have a blog post by Frosty, the news, up and coming races and part 2 of Talk Training all about run technique. Of course, Speedgoat joins us for the a Meltzer Moment and as co-host.

Nov 15, 2012
Episode 21 - Andy Symonds
02:34:19

Our interview this week is with Salomon athlete, Andy Symonds. We have chat with Marathon des Sables RD Patrick Bauer and we catch up with ISF Executive Director, Lauri Van Houten at the end of the Skyrunning season. Talk Training has Pt1 of a 2 part discussion on run technique and Speedgoat gives us his Good, Bad & Ugly. We have a blog, the news and up and coming races.... oh, and don't mention my knees!

Nov 01, 2012
Episode 20 - Hutchison, Le Roux
02:40:37

No 34 come in... ! we speak to Speedgoat all about Grindstone 100. We have chat from the Royal Parks ultra with Dimitrios and Silvia from Salomon Running. Niandi Carmont catches up with inspirational ultra runner, Mavis Hutchison who paved the way for female running. Mike Le Roux tells us all about the Grand Slam of ultra. Ian Sharman discusses the news and Marc Laithwaite discusses 'winter' training in Talk Training. We have a blog for you and of course the up and coming races. A stacked show! Plus the Good, Bad and Ugly with Speedgoat Karl.

Oct 18, 2012
Episode 19 - Conway Murray Grant Frost & Krupicka
03:07:08

We honour Teresa Farriol. Ian Sharman joins us for an update and a chat about the news. We talk to Terry Conway as he embarked on his first European race. Barry Murray discusses the Paleo diet in Talk Training and we bring you three interviews from Cavalls del Vent with Joe Grant, Anna Frost and Anton Krupicka. We have a somewhat different Meltzer Moment, up and coming races and a couple of blogs.

Oct 05, 2012
Episode 18 - Morton, Noakes, Meltzer & Karnazes
02:33:36

Talk about name dropping... episode 18 has a stellar cast! Once again I have Speedgoat Karl with me for most of the show, we discuss his incredible run at Run Rabbit Run and we also catch up and talk about all his years in the sport. We speak to Mike Morton and get some feedback on his incredible Badwater win and we also talk about his record breaking 24 hour run. Prof Tim Nokaes is a legend within all sports, his book 'The Lore of Running' has been very much a bible for the keen runner, in Talk Training we discuss Tim's new book 'Waterlogged'. If that wasn't enough we finally catch up with the man who has got so many people into ultra, including me, Dean Karnazes. We also have the news, blogs and up and coming races. Phew... what a show!

Sep 21, 2012
Episode 17 - Trofeo Kima & UTMB
03:25:00

I have the pleasure of Speedgoat Karl being a co host for the whole show. We talk about Trofeo Kima and have audio with Kilian Jornet before the race took place and then we catch up with Andy Symonds, Emelie Forsberg, Nuria Picas and Philip Reiter after the race. We discuss all things UTMB. We have interviews with members of the Vibram Trail Running Team which include 2nd placed lady, Francesca Canepa and team member Ronan Moalic, Beppe Marazzi and David Gatti. We also have interview with UTMB winners, Francois D'Haene and LIzzy Hawker just before they go onto the podium and we also grab 5 mins with 3rd place in the mens race, Mike Foote. Talk Training, A Meltzer Moment, the news, up and coming races and finallly; phew, a quick preview of Wasatch 100.

Sep 06, 2012
Episode 16 - Samantha Gash
02:19:33

Flying all over the place... Sierre Zinal, Trofeo Kima and UTMB. On the show we speak to South African Linda Doke in Zinal, we catch up with Terry Conway from the UK and break some great news upon the ultra world. Ian Sharman joins the show for the news and Talk Training is back. Our interview is with Australian, Samantha Gash and Speedgoat Karl chews the ultra fat in a Meltzer Moment. We mention three blogs, discuss the up and coming races and get ready for UTMB.

Aug 23, 2012
Episode 15 - Devon Crosby-Helms
03:06:58

On this weeks show we welcome Wolfepaw and master of the Douche Grade, Mike Wolfe as a co host. We have a selection of interviews form the Lakeland 50 and 100 mile races in the Uk. We interview Fast Foodie, Devon Crosby-Helms. Speedgoat Karl fill us in on the Speedgoat 50k in a Meltzer Moment and of course we have the news, the blogs and the up and coming races.

Aug 09, 2012
Episode 14 - Hal Koerner
02:37:15

A stacked news section with Ian Sharman. We have three blogs for you. A brilliant interview with Hardrock 100 winner and legend of the sport, Hal Koerner. Speedgoat Karl tells us about the sleep monster and previews Speedgoat 50k. 15 Mins of Fame has a selection of interviews with runners of all abilities who will be undertaking Lakeland 50 or 100 miler and we finish off with the up and coming races for the next few weeks.

Jul 26, 2012
Episode 13 - Mimi Anderson
02:26:48

Ian has been in the Pyrenees with Arc'teryx and had the opportunity to catch up with Arc'teryx/ Salomon athlete Adam Campbell, we discuss the latest ultra news with Ian Sharman, Karl Meltzer discusses Hardrock 100 in a Meltzer Moment and our interview is with the lady who personifies pink and ultra running, Marvellous Mimi Anderson. We wind up the show with up and coming races and Ian is getting ready for the Lakeland 50 at the end of the month.

Jul 13, 2012
Episode 12 - Timothy Olson
03:27:15

It's all things Western States, we catch up with The Queen, we speak to Brit Nick Clark on a stunning 3rd palce. Ian Sharman talks about 5th place and discusses the news. Speedgoat Karl gives us his feedback and previews Hardroack 100. We discuss carbohydrates in Talk Training with Marc Laithwaite and our main interview is the inspirational Western States winner and course record holder, Timothy Olson.

Jun 29, 2012
Episode 11 - Jez Bragg
02:54:05

Ian has been running with a light saber, Ian Sharman discusses the news and gives us an insight into Western States. Our main interview is with Jez Bragg just before he heads out to America as he attempts to improve on his highest placing of 3rd at Western States. Karl gives us Aeltzer Moment, we discuss race day nutrition in Talk Training and on 15 minutes of fame we talk to Dean and Greg from The African Attachment. We recommend three blogs and we shout out about some up and coming races.

Jun 15, 2012
Episode 10 - Scott Jurek
02:32:01

Ian C recovers from the Transvulcania La Palma and Zegama. We speak to Tom Owens, Emelie Forsberg and Lauren Jeska just after finishing the Skyrunning Zegama race. We discuss the news from around the world and catch up with Ian Sharman. On Talk Training we discuss hydration and how to get it right. Our main interview is with ultra running legend, Scott Jurek who has a new book just about to be released. We catch up with Speedgoat Karl for a Meltzer Moment and we talk to 70 year old Arthur Webb on 15 minutes of fame who this year will run Badwater for the 15th time. We mention the up and coming races and Ian C hopes to get back to some training...

May 31, 2012
Episode 9 - Transvulcania La Palma
02:41:51

Interviews with male winner Dakota Jones, Femail winner, Anna Frost. We also chat to Brit, Joe Grant who lives in the USA, Nikki Kimball, Mike Wolfe and Tony Kruicka. My guest co host for the show is Marcus Warner from Ultra168. We discuss the race, what it's like to hang out with the best in the world and also what it's like to run with them. We preview this weekend race, Zegama and we also have some surprise audio..... with Kilian Jornet.

May 18, 2012
Transvulcania Pre Race Chat
25:14

ANTON KRUPICKA, MIKE WOLFE, JOE GRANT, GEOFF ROES and DAKOTA JONES talk less than 24 hours ahead of the Transvulcania La Palma.

Interviewed by Bryon Powell from iRunFar, Marcus Warner from Ultra168 and Ian Corless from Talk Ultra

May 11, 2012
Episode 8 - Comrades Special
02:25:54

A show decicated to the Comrades Ultra Marathon in South Africa. We have interviews with Bruce Fordyce, Ellie Greenwood, Steve Williams, Caspar Greeff, Nicolaas Claassen and Zola Budd. In addition we bring you news and results from around the world, our current favourite blogs, Talk Training with the Ten Commandments of Ultra Running a Meltzer Moment with Speedgoat Karl and of course up and coming races.

May 04, 2012
Talk Training - Episode 2 The Ten Commandments
39:42

Ian Corless and Marc Laithwaite discuss The Ten Commandments of ultra running. This is very much geared towards novice ultra runners but I am sure no matter what your experience is, you will find some pearl of wisdom in this episode.

www.runwildrunfree.co.uk

May 03, 2012
Talk Training - Episode 1 the 40/30/40 diet
25:20

In episode 1 of Talk Training, Ian Corless from Talk Ultra discusses the 40/30/30 diet otherwise known as the Zone Diet with Marc Laithwaite.

Marc Laithwaite is Sports Science & Coach Director at theendurancecoach.com

Apr 20, 2012
Episode 7 - Mike Morton
02:19:56

On this weeks show... Ian C raced the Iznik Ultra in Turkey, Ian S has been snow boarding. We have news from around the world and we have some audio from race director, Caner at the Iznik Ultra, we also speak to Ilgaz who hosts a podcast in Turkey. We introduce you to some blogs, we speak to the 100 mile man of the moment, Mike Morton. We introduce a new segment to our show called Talk Training. A Meltzer Moment with Speedgoat Karl, Ultralegends with Phil Essam discusses Yiannis Kouros and we have 15 minutes of fame with Martin Parnell before rounding of the show with up and coming races in the next two weeks.

Apr 19, 2012
Episode 6 - Ellie Greenwood
02:27:02

In this weeks show... we tip our hats to the passing of Caballo Blanco, we bring news and results from around the world. We get an update from James Adams on his attempt at Barkley, we speak to Richard Bowles just before he departed on a 5 month plus journey running the Bicentenial Way in Australia. We recommend three blogs. Our main interview is with female speedster, Ellie Greenwood. We bring you Ultralegends, A Meltzer Moment, we tell you who won a pair of Hoka One One and we have 15 min of Fame with Jo Zakrzewski. Finally we tell you what races are coming up and of course we fill you in on what we are up to!

Apr 06, 2012
Episode 5 MDS Special (Part Two) The Interviews
01:15:53

This is Part Two of our Marathon des Sables Special and contains five seamless interviews:

We start with Patrick Bauer, Patrick created the race and is affectionately known as MR MDS. After a solo trek in the Sahara in 1984 he produced the first MDS in 1986 with just 23 participants.

Terri Handy is an American runner who is going to the MDS in 2012 for the first time – we discuss her fears, worries and objectives. 

Mark Gillett is a runner and photographer. Having run the event in 2006 he has gone back each year and worked as a photographer. He provides a unique viewpoint of the race both from a running and working perspective.

Jen Salter. Jen has placed first British Female in the event several times and has ranked highly overall gaining 3rd place within the female race in 2010. She provides an insight into what it is like to be at the front of the race – racing! 

Finally we speak to Didier lemalveyont de sables who has participated in the MDS for 8 years, 2012 will be his 9th. Didier is visually impaired and runs the race linked to a guide. Without doubt he is an inspiration to us all.

Mar 22, 2012
Episode 5 MDS Special (Part One)
01:21:55

This weeks show is a Marathon des Sables special. We interview Race Director and Race Creator, Patrick Bauer. We also talk to Jen Salter. Jen is a British runner who has placed first British lady everytime she has raced. In 2010, she was 3rd lady overall. In addition t this we have the news and results from around the world, a Meltzer Moment with Speedgoat Karl and up and coming races.

This show has a Part Two - In part two we have five interviews. In addition to Patrick and Jen, we talk to Terri Handy who is attempting the MDS for the first time, photographer and runner, Mark Gillett and Didier LeMalvoyant Des Sables who is returning to the MDS this year for the 9th time - importantly, Didier is visually impaired.

Mar 22, 2012
Gordy Ainsleigh Full Interview
01:00:06

Here is a full interview with ultra legend Gordy Ainsleigh.

Gordy is the creator of the iconic Western States 100 and was the key interview in Episode 2 of Talk Ultra.

Mar 09, 2012
Episode 4 - David Horton
02:43:10

On this weeks show.... we have new from around the world, an interview with ultra legend David Horton, Ultralegends, a Meltzer Moment with Speedgoat Karl, up and coming races and 15 minutes of fame with Chris Bairstow

Mar 09, 2012
Episode 3 - Anna Frost
02:23:20

In this weeks episode... we have news from around the world, we catch up with Tom Dennis in America as he runs around the world, we talk to Shane Ohly on his Ramsey Round attempt, we take a look at some of our favourite blogs, we have an interview with Salomon athlete, Anna Frost. We have an ultralegend from Phil Essam, a Meltzer moment with Speedgoat Karl as he tells us his Good, Bad & Ugly, we discuss up and coming races and we have 15 mins of fame with UK ultra runner, Mark Cockbain

Feb 24, 2012
Episode 2 - Gordy Ainsleigh
02:19:33

On this weeks show...

We brings you news, reviews and interviews from around the world. We have a few words from Hal Koerner after his win at Rocky Raccoon 100, news, our favourite blogs, an interview with ultra pioneer and creator of the legendary Western States 100 mile race, Gordy Ainsleigh, Ultralegends with Phil Essam, A Meltzer Moment with Speedgoat Karl and 15 minutes of fame with Billy Isherwood.

Feb 10, 2012
Episode 1 - Ryan Sandes
01:38:17

An ultra running podcast with news and reviews from around the ultra world. In this show we have an interview with Ryan Sandes and a regular slot with Karl Meltzer. Your presenters are Ian Corless & Ian Sharman

Jan 23, 2012