Trail to 100

Jacob and Melody Bateman

A podcast for those looking to unlock their potential through the seemingly impossible task of running 100 miles. Trail to 100 dives into the beginning stories of average everyday ultra runners. Not only will you hear honest, down to earth, ultra running experiences from beginner ultra runners all over the world, but you'll gain tools to help you run your own 100 mile race! Jacob and Melody (hosts) interview inspirational first-time ultra runners, and they also share their own personal experiences of ultra-running. Are you ready to unlock your potential? Because we’re on the trail to 100!

read less
SportsSports

Episodes

The Front Porch 100 - A Self-Supported 100 Mile Race w/ Heath Forbush |S5E3
4d ago
The Front Porch 100 - A Self-Supported 100 Mile Race w/ Heath Forbush |S5E3
Heath shares his journey of running his first 100-mile race. He talks about his motivation to start ultra running and the challenges he faced during his training. Heath also discusses his first attempt at a 100-mile race and the decision to drop out due to weather conditions. He then shares how he planned his own 100-mile race and the experience of completing it. Heath shares his experience of planning and completing the Front Porch 100, a self-supported 100-mile race that started and ended at his front door. Despite challenges with weather and route changes, Heath persevered and finished the race with the support of his family and dog. He reflects on the lessons he learned from ultra running, emphasizing the importance of perseverance and moving forward in both running and life. TakeawaysTraining for an ultra race requires a well-thought-out plan that includes a mix of long runs, tempo runs, and rest days.It's important to listen to your body and make adjustments to your training as needed to prevent injuries.Planning your own race can be a challenging but rewarding experience, allowing you to set your own goals and push your limits. Perseverance and moving forward are key in both running and life.The finish line of an ultra race may not always be the most significant moment; it's the little wins and moments throughout the race that hold meaning.Self-supported races require careful planning and flexibility to adapt to unexpected challenges.Connecting with the running community can provide support and inspiration.Visit trailto100.com for coaching details, SWAG, and more!Show Links:@raceforwhatyouface @heath.forbush ~Leave us a review!~Click here to leave a review on appleClick here to rate us on SpotifyChapters00:00Introduction and Background01:23Getting Into Ultra Running05:44From 50-Miler to 100-Miler12:23Training for the 50-Miler18:36The First 100-Mile Attempt26:57Preparing for the Second 100-Mile Attempt28:38The Second 100-Mile Attempt34:54Deciding to Plan Own 100-Mile Race36:17Race Day and the Self-Planned 100-Mile Race36:29Planning the Front Porch 10039:11Challenges during the Race45:41Finishing the Race51:45Takeaways and Lessons Learned56:29Connecting with the Running CommunitySupport the show
How To Train for a 100 Mile Race While Being a Working Mom w/ Angie Moses |S5E2
Feb 13 2024
How To Train for a 100 Mile Race While Being a Working Mom w/ Angie Moses |S5E2
Angie Moses, a mother of two and a woman with three jobs, shares her journey of running a hundred miles. She discusses how she balances her multiple roles and finds time to train. Angie explains how her desire to run a hundred miles developed and how she trained for it without running excessive mileage. She emphasizes the importance of mental toughness and training the mind for race day. Angie also highlights the significance of sleep and finding a balance between training and family life. Throughout the conversation, she emphasizes the importance of keeping running fun and enjoyable. She encourages runners to believe in themselves and avoid comparing themselves to others. Finally, she shares her upcoming race plans and highlights the significance of gratitude in running and in life.TakeawaysBalancing multiple roles and finding time to train is possible with proper planning and prioritization.The desire to run a hundred miles can develop gradually, even for those who initially thought it was impossible.Training for a hundred-mile race does not necessarily require running excessive mileage; individualized training plans can be effective.Mental toughness and training the mind for race day are crucial for success in ultrarunning.Sleep is an essential component of training and recovery.Finding a balance between training and family life is important, and it may require sacrifices and compromises.Keeping running fun and enjoyable is key to staying motivated and committed to the sport.Visit trailto100.com for coaching details, SWAG, and more!Show Links:@acmosesAntelope Coaching~Leave us a review!~Click here to leave a review on appleClick here to rate us on SpotifySupport the show