Mostly Harmless Running
Summary: This podcast features candid conversations with everyday runners. We share stories about our training, races, what we eat and the wild and ridiculous things that happen to us through it all. We keep it mostly harmless.
It's almost Halloween and the MHR team is ready to hunt! It's time for the Halloween Scavenger Hunt! After answering some Reddit Running questions, the team discuss the details for the upcoming scavenger hunt!
Let's face it. Running can be hard. Running can be harder when you have a disease or disorder. Katie, Alyssa, and Happy Matt talk with a distance runner Sam, who runs while living with type 1 diabetes. Sam talks about the adjustments she has made and her training plans to become an amazing runner! Check out her site as well: Will Run for Insulin
Racing together is a luxury these days, but two of our team members got a chance to do just that. Katie, Alyssa, and Happy Matt talk with PRorER alum Nate. Nate and Happy Matt talk about racing together at an event called The Breaks, where the average finishing pace is 18 mins per mile! How much vert did they train for? Tune in to find out!
Eat all the food....adjust to all the heat. Meet Jake, a PRorER alum. Jake talks about how he started running and how he got started with the team. On a personal note, Jake is one of the great wingmen around. He has paced a few members to personal bests and is always willing to meet up for a run. Enjoy!
Meet Erin. A newer member of the PRorER fam, with a heart of a veteran. Happy Matt and Katie interview Erin as she talks about international racing, snacks, grit, and being one bad a$$ runner.
Seven days, 31,329 ft of elevation gain. Now THAT'S vert! Happy Matt, Alyssa, and Katie speak with Dustin "Doc", our team king of vert. Doc talks about completing the Limitless Vertical Challenge and his technique on excelling on climbs and how corndogs are the perfect fuel. Enjoy!
How do YOU acclimate to the summer heat? Happy Matt, Alyssa (welcome back!), and Katie discuss their summer running regime for surviving the heat. Chafe much? You won't after this episode!
Happy Matt and Katie play a game a catch up while Alyssa is busy closing on a new house (congrats Alyssa!). They chat about how they've been coping social distance running and shelter in place orders while still keeping their, as well as our, spirits up. Finally, they announce an upcoming MHR scavenger hunt, THE FESTAPOLOOZA!!!!
So....life has been crazy as of late. While we pause and stay at home, we figured we would change it up. Matt, Alyssa, and Katie interview the Eagle Up race director, Eric Whittington! Eric talks about he started running ultras and what inspired him to start his own races. Enjoy!
Balancing a running life can be challenging, especially as a parent. Meet PRorER alum Lauren, one bad a$$ mother runner! Happy Matt and Alyssa talk to her about how she has been able to meet and exceed her running goals while balancing all the challenges that comes with life. Enjoy!
Happy Matt and Alyssa play catch up on recent races run and introduce a new co-host, PRorER alum Katie! She talks about coming back from a serious injury, keys to her recovery, and a packed 2020 race schedule.
Happy Matt and Alyssa are back! Did you miss us? We moved across the country and had to take a bit of a hiatus, but we are back in full force! We catch up with what's been up over the last 5 months, including Alyssa's first 100 miler, and see what's ahead for 2020. Enjoy!
Motley Crew: an informal expression for a roughly organized assembly of individuals of various backgrounds, appearance, and character. This sums up the PRorER crew. Matt and Alyssa speak with Russ and Mike (our glorious tent daddy) on their recent experiences on completing 100k at the Eagle Up Ultra. They discuss training plans, redemption, and their sheer will to finish. Enjoy!
Do or do not. There is no try! PRorER team mate Bud stops by to chat with Matt and Alyssa on his training regimen that has led to his success with several ultras (12 hour, 24 hour, 100 mile). Bud provides some great insight on how everyone's different when it comes to what works for your training program. He's our ginger beard legend....so enjoy!
PRorER alums Matt and Alyssa play a game of catch up, discussing their recent ultras, global travels, and their upcoming races. Enjoy!