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Talk Ultra: Episode 57 - Johnston, Greenwood, Desert Runners Movie, inov-8

Released: Friday 21st March 2014

David Jonston talks ITI350, Ellie Greenwood talks Chuckanut 50 and her comeback from injury, Desert Runners Movie special w/ director Jennifer Steinman and featured runner, Samantha Gash, Team inov-8 talk from the UK athlete retreat, Emelie Forsberg has smilesandmiles, the News, a Blog, Up & Coming Races and of course Speedgoat.

 

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Show Notes

Show intro - what we have been up to?

Wings for Life - http://www.wingsforlife.com/en/

 

UK at Silverstone, 1100am - http://www.wingsforlifeworldrun.com/en/locations/

 

I was at an inov-8 athlete retreat in the English Lakes testing products such as new apparel and shoes and then capturing images.

 

I caught up with some of the Team Members…

 

NEWS

 

Tarawera 100k (65k) - Hit by bad weather so reduced

 

Men

  1. Sage Canaday – Hoka One One  5:33:38
  2. Yun Yan Qiao – The North Face  5:52:30
  3. Vajin Armstrong – MacPac 5:59:49
  4. Mike Aish – Mizuno 5:58:37
  5. Scott Hawker – Hoka One One 6:06:32
  6. Martin Gaffuri – New Balance 6:21:31
  7. Moritz Auf De Heidi 6:22:21
  8. Mike Wardian – Hoka One One 6:28:46
  9. Matt Murphy 6:36:27
  10. Manuel Lago 6:37:30

Ladies

  1. Jo Johansen 7:02:43
  2. Claire Walton 7:11:48
  3. Dawn Tuffery 7:16:16
  4. Beth Cardelli – Salomon 7:18:54
  5. Meghan Arbogast – Scott Running 7:26:24
  6. Shona Stephenson – inov-8  7:26:24
  7. Fiona Hayvice 7:40:54
  8. Katrin Gottschalk 7:44:33
  9. Katherine Macmillan 7:44:33
  10. Sandy Nyper – Ink n Burn 7:57:24

 

Chuckanut 50k

 

Men

  1. Max King 3:35:42 with new CR
  2. David Laney 3:38:37
  3. Daniel Kraft 3:41:05

 

3 of first 4 men are Nike sponsored !

 

Ladies

  1. Ellie Greenwood 4:11:51
  2. Jodee Adams Moore 4:20:37
  3. Melanie Bos 4:38:20

I caught up with Ellie Greenwood to discuss this comeback run and find out all about her difficult 12-months.

 

AUDIO with Ellie Greenwood

 

South Carolina 24-hour Race

  1. 154.590 Harvey Lewis
  2. 133.470 Katalin Nagy
  3. 127.043 Chris Roman
  4. 125.019 Zach Bitter - dropped from race but with a new 200km record
  5. 123.134 Shannon Johnstone

 

Translantau 100km (Hong Kong)

  1. Jeremy Ritcey 13:04:13
  2. Chin Keung Leung 14:24:35
  3. John Ellis 14:38:24
  1. Kar Bik Tam 17:44:55
  2. Katja Fink 20:12:01
  3. Marcia Zhou 21:04:20

 

Desert Runners Film

New film has just come out charting the journey of the 2010 Racing the Planet four deserts and four people who attempted the Grand Slam; running all four in one year! I had an opportunity to speak with the director, Jennifer Steinman on the film and the undertaking of such a difficult project

 

AUDIO with Jennifer Steinman

 

Samantha Gash way back in 2010 was one of the ‘unknown’ runners who completed the Four Deserts in 2010. She became the youngest female ever to complete all four in one year and many of you will remember Samantha was on a previous show of Talk Ultra, however, I thought it prudent to have a catch up now this film is out.

 

AUDIO with Samantha Gash

 

 

BLOG - Lizzy Hawker http://lizzyhawker.com/ke-garne/

Ke garne? What to do?

"I thought I’d been smart this time. I took time (2 months) not running after the femural stress facture that prevented me racing the 2013 UTMB. I tried to be patient. I mixed up the walking and running during the Manaslu Mountain Trail and ran a bit more during the Mustang Trail Race. I allowed myself to take it slowly. I soaked up just being in those awesome places and sharing the experiences. I was gradually working back to some kind of race fitness. I raced 50km on the rim of the Kathmandu valley, slowly, not full out. So what happened?"

 

 

INTERVIEW 

 

David Johnston was on our show just two episodes ago discussing his epic win and new CR at Susitna 100. Just 7-days later he took on the Iditarod Trail Invitational 350-mile race. Against all logic, he not only won but smashed what many considered to be an unbreakable record… here is his story!

 

AUDIO with David Johnston

 

MELTZER MOMENT with Speedgoat

 

SMILESANDMILES with Emelie Forsberg

 

UP AND COMING RACES

 

Algeria

Ultramarathon des Ziban | 100 kilometers | March 27, 2014 | website

Argentina

The North Face® Endurance Challenge Argentina - 50 km | 50 kilometers | March 23, 2014 | website

The North Face® Endurance Challenge Argentina - 80 km | 80 kilometers | March 23, 2014 | website

Croatia

Istratrek Trail Race | 60 kilometers | March 29, 2014 | website

France

YVELINES

Eco Trail de Paris IDF - 50 km | 50 kilometers | March 29, 2014 | website

Eco Trail de Paris IDF - 80 km | 80 kilometers | March 29, 2014 | website

Germany

BAVARIA

Chiemsee-Ultramarathon März | 108 kilometers | March 22, 2014 | website

HESSE

Eschollbrücker Ultra-Marathon 50 km | 50 kilometers | March 30, 2014 | website

Greece

Antiparos Ultra 100 | 100 kilometers | March 23, 2014 | website

Hungary

BSI Half Lake Balaton Supermarathon | 95 kilometers | March 22, 2014 | website

BSI Lake Balaton Marathon+ Balatonfüred - Siófok | 51 kilometers | March 23, 2014 | website

BSI Lake Balaton Marathon+ Fonyód - Szigliget | 52 kilometers | March 21, 2014 | website

India

Sandakphu 70 Mile Himalayan Race | 70 miles | March 23, 2014 | website

Ireland

LEINSTER

Wicklow Way Ultra | 51 kilometers | March 22, 2014 | website

Italy

LOMBARDY

100 km di Seregno | 100 kilometers | March 30, 2014 | website

60 km di Seregno | 60 kilometers | March 30, 2014 | website

UMS Ultramaratona Milano Sanremo | 280 kilometers | March 29, 2014 | website

Luxembourg

La GranDucale - 55 km | 55 kilometers | March 30, 2014 | website

Montenegro

Ultra-Maraton Montenegro | 100 kilometers | March 29, 2014 | website

Morocco

Ecotrail de Ouarzazate | 111 kilometers | March 27, 2014 | website

Marathon des Sables | 250 kilometers | April 04, 2014 | website

New Zealand

Northburn Station 100 km Mountain Run | 100 kilometers | March 22, 2014 | website

Northburn Station 50 km Mountain Run | 50 kilometers | March 22, 2014 | website

Portugal

Inatel Piódão Trail Running - 50 km | 50 kilometers | March 29, 2014 | website

Spain

ANDALUSIA

TrailRunning BRIMZ “Guzmán el Bueno” X Sierra Morena - 60 km | 60 kilometers | March 22, 2014 | website

EXTREMADURA

LXVII Milhas Romanas | 100 kilometers | April 04, 2014 | website

VALENCIAN COMMUNITY

La Perimetral | 65 kilometers | March 29, 2014 | website

United Kingdom

CORNWALL

Wreckers Challenge | 50 miles | March 23, 2014 | website

DORSET

Jurassic Coast Challenge | 78 miles | March 21, 2014 | website

EAST SUSSEX

Coastal Trail Series - Sussex - Ultra | 34 miles | March 22, 2014 | website

NORTH YORKSHIRE

Hardmoors 55 Ultramarathon | 55 miles | March 22, 2014 | website

USA

ALABAMA

Lake Martin 100 Mile Trail Race | 100 miles | March 29, 2014 | website

Lake Martin 50 Mile Trail Race | 50 miles | March 29, 2014 | website

Oak Moutain 50+ | 50 kilometers | March 22, 2014 | website

ARIZONA

Mesquite Canyon 50K | 50 kilometers | March 22, 2014 | website

CALIFORNIA

Beyond Limits Ultra and BLU Relentless 100 Miler | 100 miles | March 29, 2014 | website

Beyond Limits Ultra and BLU Relentless 50K | 50 kilometers | March 29, 2014 | website

Beyond Limits Ultra and BLU Relentless 50 Miler | 50 miles | March 29, 2014 | website

Canyon Meadow 50 Km Trail Run (March) | 50 kilometers | March 22, 2014 | website

Old Goats 50K Trail Race | 50 kilometers | March 22, 2014 | website

Old Goats 50 Mile Trail Race | 50 miles | March 22, 2014 | website

Ragnar Relay So Cal | 200 miles | April 04, 2014 | website

FLORIDA

Croom Trail 50K Fools Run | 50 kilometers | March 29, 2014 | website

Croom Trail 50M Fools Run | 50 miles | March 29, 2014 | website

GEORGIA

DoubleTop 100 100k | 100 kilometers | March 22, 2014 | website

DoubleTop 100 100M | 100 miles | March 22, 2014 | website

IDAHO

Pickled Feet 100 Mile Run | 100 miles | March 28, 2014 | website

ILLINOIS

Potawatomi 150 Mile Trail Run | 150 miles | April 04, 2014 | website

KANSAS

Prairie Spirit Trail 100 Mile Ultra Race | 100 miles | March 29, 2014 | website

Prairie Spirit Trail 50 Mile Ultra Race | 50 miles | March 29, 2014 | website

MARYLAND

50K HAT Run | 50 kilometers | March 22, 2014 | website

Hat Trail Run 50K | 50 kilometers | March 22, 2014 | website

MISSISSIPPI

Gulf Coast Interstate Relay - Ride or Run | 263 miles | April 04, 2014 | website

MISSOURI

Forrest Gump Challenge 50 Mile Ultra-marathon | 50 miles | March 29, 2014 | website

NEW JERSEY

NJ Ultra Festival - 100K Trail Race | 100 kilometers | March 22, 2014 | website

NJ Ultra Festival - 100M Trail Race | 100 miles | March 22, 2014 | website

NJ Ultra Festival - 50K Trail Race | 50 kilometers | March 22, 2014 | website

NJ Ultra Festival - 50M Trail Race | 50 miles | March 22, 2014 | website

OHIO

Fools 50K Trail Run | 50 kilometers | March 30, 2014 | website

OKLAHOMA

Tulsa Running Club Post Oak Lodge 50K Trail Run | 50 kilometers | March 22, 2014 | website

OREGON

Gorge Waterfalls 100k | 100 kilometers | March 30, 2014 | website

Gorge Waterfalls 50k | 50 kilometers | March 29, 2014 | website

PENNSYLVANIA

Lt. J. C. Stone 50K UltraMarathon | 50 kilometers | March 22, 2014 | website

TEXAS

The Grasslands 50-Mile | 50 miles | March 22, 2014 | website

UTAH

Antelope Island 100 Mile | 100 miles | March 21, 2014 | website

Antelope Island 50K | 50 kilometers | March 22, 2014 | website

Antelope Island 50 Mile | 50 miles | March 22, 2014 | website

Moab 100K | 100 kilometers | March 22, 2014 | website

Moab 100 Mile | 100 miles | March 22, 2014 | website

Moab 50K | 50 kilometers | March 22, 2014 | website

Zion 100k | 100 kilometers | April 04, 2014 | website

Zion 100 Mile | 100 miles | April 04, 2014 | website

VIRGINIA

Terrapin Mountain 50km | 50 kilometers | March 22, 2014 | website

WASHINGTON

Badger Mountain Challenge 100 Mile Endurance Run | 100 miles | March 28, 2014 | website

Badger Mountain Challenge 50k Ultramarathon | 50 kilometers | March 29, 2014 | website

Chuckanut 50 K | 50 kilometers | March 29, 2014 | website

Dizzy Daze 100K | 100 kilometers | March 22, 2014 | website

Dizzy Daze 50K | 50 kilometers | March 22, 2014 | website

WSU 100K Relay & Solo Race | 100 kilometers | March 30, 2014 | website

WEST VIRGINIA

 

Haulin' in the Holler 50K Trail Race | 50 kilometers | March 22, 2014 | website

 

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  1. Amy Petrotta
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    Love the show. Can't find the discount code link for the Desert Runners DVD.

    24th March 2014 00:15:37
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  2. Christopher Yow
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    Great show. Sorry I missed you in Costa Rica at the Eco Adventure.

    Also looking for the discount code for the Desert Runners dvd.

    Cheers!

    25th March 2014 17:49:36
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  3. Sue Bains
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    Any update on that promised 10% discount for the DVD?

    14th April 2014 13:29:38
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  4. Sanborn Hodgkins
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    yes, one more request for the 10% discount for the Desert Runners film?

    6th May 2014 22:21:50
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