The Running Public
Episode 73: Veejay Jones

Episode 73: Veejay Jones

June 18, 2021

Veejay rejoins the podcast for an episode about mindset and the importance of technique work and mechanical efficiency as runner. This an episode that will make you rethink the way you train and approach running.

Training Tuesday #71: How to Run Uphill, Downhill, and Flat

Training Tuesday #71: How to Run Uphill, Downhill, and Flat

June 15, 2021

Having a huge engine is great, but if you don't use it wisely you'll still leave time out there on the course! Today's episode is all about HOW to use your engine. Uphill, Downhill, and Flat Running all require the correct technique, mindset, skills, and strategy in order to maximize the hard work you put in building your fitness. Tune in and then throw down on race day!

Episode 72: Rich Ryan

Episode 72: Rich Ryan

June 11, 2021

We get a little bit of everything today with Rich! Coming off his recent win and World Best time at Dekafit and his second place debut at Hyrox, Rich talks training for hybrid races and maintaining high volume with minimal running while dealing with injuries. We also touch upon how to approach nutrition while injured, as well as a very in depth discussion on hotdogs and supershoes.

Training Tuesday #70: Slumps and Heat Training

Training Tuesday #70: Slumps and Heat Training

June 8, 2021

Today is a two-part episode. In part one we follow up on the idea of being in a "running slump". We had so much feedback after Brakken talked about his personal slump that we felt it was necessary to continue the conversation! In part two we discuss training in the heat and humidity. Tis the season for miserable running weather, so let's attack it together! Part two starts at 31:20.

Episode 71: Listener Submitted Q&A

Episode 71: Listener Submitted Q&A

June 4, 2021

Not our typical Q&A session! We only hit a few questions today because they were so good that we needed to spend a lot of time on each of them. It's like 10 mini Training Tuesdays!

  • Race anxiety
  • Pace vs effort in races
  • What to do when you're totally unmotivated
  • Setting appropriate goals
  • and few more beauties!
Episode 70: Emma Cook-Clarke

Episode 70: Emma Cook-Clarke

May 27, 2021
  • 2nd Place at the Canadian University Championships for Cross Country
  • 2nd Place at the Canadian National Mountain Running Championship
  • 36th Place at the World Mountain Running Championship

Those are the accolades of a world class mountain runner. At 28 year old she's still just entering her prime, so why is this woman making the switch to Obstacle Course Racing? By the time she finishes telling you her story, it will all make sense!

Training Tuesday #69: Managing Race Efforts

Training Tuesday #69: Managing Race Efforts

May 25, 2021

One of the hardest parts of endurance racing is choosing the correct effort and pace for any given race distance. Some people seem to intrinsically understand how to manage their race efforts, but the vast majority of us crash and burn time and time again. Today we give you all our tips, tricks, and strategies for nailing your next race!

Episode 69: Rylan Schadegg

Episode 69: Rylan Schadegg

May 21, 2021

Rylan is the newest "name to watch" in the OCR scene. At only 23 years of age, he has already retired from professional mountain bike racing and switched gears in order to attack obstacle course racing. Sit back, relax, and get to know the next big thing in this sport!

Training Tuesday #68: Do Big Things!

Training Tuesday #68: Do Big Things!

May 18, 2021

Every once in a while, we need to step way outside of our comfort zone and do something that scares us. Something we may not be prepared for. Something that changes us. Have you offered yourself that opportunity lately?

Episode 68: Natasha Mansell

Episode 68: Natasha Mansell

May 14, 2021

One of the UK's top OCR racers, Natasha had an extremely unique journey to becoming an endurance athlete. She didn't find running until she was 29, but quickly made up for lost time. From medical hardships and developmental anomalies to sub-3:00 marathons, Natasha is an inspiration to the "everyman and everywoman" looking to improve their running and mindset towards training.

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