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Allison & Ben Mercer - An Unsupported FKT on the AT of GA. Episode 36

Allison & Ben Mercer - An Unsupported FKT on the AT of GA. Episode 36

October 22, 2020

Now here's a story. A lovely couple. Who were running on the Appalachian Trail through Georgia chasing an unsupported Fastest Known Time. Here is the story of Allison & Ben Mercer and their adventure together and separately. 

 

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Heck with FKT’s & Races, Let’s Adventure Run! Four Friends Adventurous Grand Canyon Rim 2 Rim 2 Rim Run - Episode 35

Heck with FKT’s & Races, Let’s Adventure Run! Four Friends Adventurous Grand Canyon Rim 2 Rim 2 Rim Run - Episode 35

October 15, 2020

Allow me to introduce you to Chad Blackmon, Chris Coker, Noah Edwards, and Joseph Koca. Four friends who wanted the challenge and adventure of running from the South Rim of the Grand Canyon to the North Rim and Back again. This is their story...

 

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Keys to Going Crewless & Pacerless for the Georgia Jewel 100-Miler - My Talk with Emma Barclay  - Episode 34

Keys to Going Crewless & Pacerless for the Georgia Jewel 100-Miler - My Talk with Emma Barclay - Episode 34

October 8, 2020

Emma had run four 100-milers prior to Georgia Jewel, but she had never run a 100-miler without the aid of crew and/or pacers. In this episode we break down how she prepared and how that went for her. Thank you Emma!

 

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Executing Your 1st 100-Miler - Julie Jordan runs us through her experience in running her 1st 100-miler - Episode 33

Executing Your 1st 100-Miler - Julie Jordan runs us through her experience in running her 1st 100-miler - Episode 33

October 1, 2020

Julie Jordan is an amazing woman! Mom, wife, school teacher, and runner. She had never completed a 100-miler before, but lined up for the Yeti 100-miler in Damascus, VA to make the attempt. Julie was wonderful in sharing her journey leading up to and including the event. We go through how she prepared herself, her crew, and her pacers. We talk about mistakes and other issues and how they were remedied and how she hopes to be better prepared for future events. I hope you take away a ton from this episode, especially if you're looking to do your 1st 100-miler! Thank you Julie once again!

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Pacers - If you’re going to have one…here’s some things to think about - Episode 32

Pacers - If you’re going to have one…here’s some things to think about - Episode 32

September 24, 2020

Part 3 of 4 of all aspects ultra racing...PACERS. The episode speaks to the runner who has a pacer and to the pacer helping the runner. Hope you enjoy!

 

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Crewing Special  - Episode 31

Crewing Special - Episode 31

September 17, 2020

This episode is all about Crews. We talk about how to select crew members, what the runner should provide for the crew and what the crew should know and do. Here are my notes form the episode.

Participant Guide or:  
  rules
  Aid Station List w/ Crew Accessible Spots
  Dropped Pins for Aid Station Locations
   
How much powder to mix with water in your bottles or bladder  
Share nutrition plan - basic idea of what you want  
Reminder to grab your trash when you come in  
Assignment - captain, driver, resupplier, etc  
Supply list of what you'll be packing & supplying the crew  
Medical Kit:  
  Vaseline/A & D Ointment
  Antibiotic Ointment
  Bandaids of various sizes
  needle/safety pin
  matches to sterilize the needle
  rock tape
  athletic tape
  duct tape
  scissors
  tums
  Ace Bandanges (2)
  Ice Packs (3)
Crew/Pacer Phone numbers & emails  
Gas Gift Card  
All your spare gear/shoes  
   
   
For Crews  
  Dropped pins
  Rules
  Parking
  # of cars allowed
  # of people allowed at aid station
  Is there a "zone" in which you must crew
  Understand nutrition/hydration plan
  Understand role
  Scout food/gas along the way
  Sleep plan?
  Dropping off and picking up pacers
  Have a plan for organization of the car(s)
Be flexible  
Adapt  
Stick to your role  
If someone is not doing their job, make the Crew Chief aware  
Don't let the runner see any negativity amongst the crew  
Ask up front from the runner at what point is it ok to drop and hold them to that  
Tough love is ok!  
Observe the runner coming in  
  How much trash (eating)?
  How much fluid refill (drinking)?
  Sleepy? Cafeine
  Meal time? Extra Calories
  Wet shoes? 
  Weather Change
  Extra Batteries for lamp(s)
   
   
Deciding on Crew members  
  Ok w/ family or distaction (worry about them)
  pacer and crew member. Replacable when pacing?
  This is an intimate experience. Who do you want to share it with?
 

Ok with being in the woods, darkness, with the others you have chosen

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Episode 30 Drop Bags - What to pack & how

Episode 30 Drop Bags - What to pack & how

September 10, 2020

With longer races starting to happen, and the inevitable changes that have to be implemented, drop bags are going to become essential. This episode includes my thoughts and best practices for drop bags.

 

Mentions in the Podcast:

Orange Mud Orange Drop Bags $3.95 - https://www.orangemud.com/collections/accessories

Victory Bags - https://www.victorysportdesign.com

Ziploc Bags - https://ziploc.com

Tailwind - https://www.tailwindnutrition.com

Spring Energy - https://myspringenergy.com

Muir Energy - https://muirenergy.com

Gu Energy - https://guenergy.com

 

Gu Energy Wheel - https://guenergy.co.nz/pages/flavour-science

Jason Koop Nutrition Bullseye - https://trainright.com/bullseye-nutrition-plan-ultramarathon-runners/

 

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Understanding the Achilles Tendon with Physical Therapist Miriam Salloum - Episode 29

Understanding the Achilles Tendon with Physical Therapist Miriam Salloum - Episode 29

September 3, 2020

Here is another episode with Physical Therapist Miriam Salloum. In this episode we talk about the Achilles Tendon, what can go wrong, how to prevent it from going wrong, and how to resolve things when they do go wrong.

 

Miriam was in Episode 17 talking about the Plantar Fascia. 

Listen here: https://themrrunningpainspodcast.podbean.com/e/episode-17-plantar-fasciitis-with-physical-therapist-miriam-salloum/

 

Irene Davis Minimalist Transition Protocol - https://aaompt.org/aaompt_data/documents/2015sessions/10_BF_Transitioning%20.pdf

 

Books we mentioned:

  • Running Rewired by Jay Dicharry
  • Running Strong by Dr Jordan Metzl

MOBO board by Jay Dicharry for lower extremity strength and mobility - https://www.moboboard.com

CEP Achilles Brace - https://www.cepcompression.com/products/achilles-brace

If you have questions for Miriam, she can be reached through her website https://www.therunnersmechanic.com OR through her Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/The-Runners-Mechanic-Physical-Therapy-Clinic-1699347310291340

 

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What Happens After Recovering from COVID-19 to Runners? With Dr. Aaron Vaughn, MD, CAQSM - EPISODE 28

What Happens After Recovering from COVID-19 to Runners? With Dr. Aaron Vaughn, MD, CAQSM - EPISODE 28

August 27, 2020

An unplanned conversation happened when Dr. Aaron Vaughn and I began to discuss current events in Medicine. We took a tangent and began to discuss what Doctor's are seeing after patients recover from COVID-19, how it can effect return to running, and how runners should approach their return to running.

Dr. Vaughn can be reached through:

JAMA - Journal of American Medical Association - https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama

Article I referred to as to if a neck gaiter is ok to use as a face mask - https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/wellness/mask-test-duke-covid/2020/08/10/4f2bb888-db18-11ea-b205-ff838e15a9a6_story.html

 

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Learning What Osteopathic Medicine & a Sports Medicine Physician Have to Offer with Dr. Kyle Judkins, DO & CAQSM - Episode 27

Learning What Osteopathic Medicine & a Sports Medicine Physician Have to Offer with Dr. Kyle Judkins, DO & CAQSM - Episode 27

August 20, 2020

Today's episode with Dr. Kyle Judkins offers us a look into the world of Sports Medicine from the perspective of an Osteopathic Physician. Some may not know what an Osteopath or DO is, so we dive in the the world of Osteopathy as well. Great conversation as we see how the combination of a Family and Sports Medicine Physician can help us in our journey to continued health! 

 

You can reach Dr. Kyle Judkins through the Pardee Family & Sports Medicine Clinic

Address: 3334 Boylston Hwy Suite 20, Mills River, NC 28759

 

Items mentioned in this Podcast:

Jay Dicharry's book "Running Rewired"

Follow the below link to my YouTube Channel for my new stretching video & Hill Plyometrics Video

You can subscribe to my newsletter through my website link below.

Princeton University Ankle Sprain Protocol - https://uhs.princeton.edu/sites/uhs/files/documents/Ankle-Sprain.pdf

AAOS - American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - https://www.aaos.org

If I forgot something, please just email me or message me to ask!

 

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