Podcast Episode 139 – Ultra and Trail Running

In this episode we’re joined by husband-and-wife Ultra and Trail Running team James and Shannon Whipple. They take us through their journey from non-runners to finishers of multiple 100-mile ultramarathons including Leadville and Western States. They share some advice about trail running, training for trails and ultras, fueling strategies and more. They also talk a little about Shannon’s work as a race director and James’s work as a running coach.

If you want to find out more about James’s coaching work, visit his website WhipRuns.com or visit him on Facebook @WhipRuns. You’ll find Shannon’s recipe for UCAN paste/frosting/cream on the website. If you want to learn more about the SoNo Half Marathon, visit the race website at https://www.sonohalf.com or goto the race’s Facebook page at??https://www.facebook.com/shannonwhipple.

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Chris Smith

About Author:

Chris Smith, a.k.a. @DopeyRunr, started running in 2013. He has since completed the 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2018 Dopey Challenges, and dozens of other marathons and half marathons around the country.

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