Episode 22: Christina’s Bulldog 50K, Angela’s News, and Melissa’s Dry Needling

In this episode of Ultra Ordinary Podcast, Christina tells us all about her Bulldog 50K PR (and her upcoming charity marathon in Chicago!), Angela shares some news about major life changes, and Melissa discusses her injury and crazy dry needling experience.  This episode is a must-listen-to!

Watch and subscribe to Christina’s new Vlog here! She has got seriously great stuff!!

Angela’s Twitter: @angelmurf
Angela’s Blog: https://silverliningstrong.wordpress.com/

Christina’s Twitter: @arunningmess
Christina’s Blog: http://www.arunningmess.com/

Melissa’s Twitter: @melissa_raguet
Melissa’s Blog: http://www.clothmother.com/

Music: Happy Rock from www.bensound.com

Episode 21: The Non-Show Show

We just hit record and started going. Usually this is the kind of life/training conversation we have before we start the show. But this time it is the show. Enjoy!

Here are some things we talked about:

Melissa’s Howl At The Moon race report

What the heck is a rossiter?

Also: watch and subscribe to Christina’s new Vlog here! She has got seriously great stuff!!

And now for our usual links:

Angela’s Twitter: @angelmurf
Angela’s Blog: https://silverliningstrong.wordpress.com/

Christina’s Twitter: @arunningmess
Christina’s Blog: http://www.arunningmess.com/

Melissa’s Twitter: @melissa_raguet
Melissa’s Blog: http://www.clothmother.com/

Music: Happy Rock from www.bensound.com

Episode 20: Chase the moon race recap

Angela, Melissa, and Rob recently ran a 12-hour nighttime relay called Chase the Moon. In this episode we recap the race and talk about what it was like to run a relay in the dark. Rob even pops in to join us as a special (surprise!) guest.

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Thanks for listening!

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(If you still want more information about the race, Melissa blogged it here).

Also: watch and subscribe to Christina’s new Vlog here! She has got seriously great stuff!!

And now for our usual links:

Angela’s Twitter: @angelmurf
Angela’s Blog: https://silverliningstrong.wordpress.com/

Christina’s Twitter: @arunningmess
Christina’s Blog: http://www.arunningmess.com/

Melissa’s Twitter: @melissa_raguet
Melissa’s Blog: http://www.clothmother.com/

Music: Happy Rock from www.bensound.com

Episode 19: Shortie show

This episode is a shortie! We each give you a little update about how our training is going. Enjoy!

Watch and subscribe to Christina’s new Vlog here!

The Javelina Jundred video we love is here.

Angela’s Twitter: @angelmurf
Angela’s Blog: https://silverliningstrong.wordpress.com/

Christina’s Twitter: @arunningmess
Christina’s Blog: http://www.arunningmess.com/

Melissa’s Twitter: @melissa_raguet
Melissa’s Blog: http://www.clothmother.com/

Music: Happy Rock from www.bensound.com

Episode 18: Training talk

In this episode of Ultra Ordinary Running Podcast, we talk about what has been going on for each of us in terms of life and running, etc. Christina discusses her knee injury and vlog, Angela updates us on her training, new coaching gig, and desire for a massage, and Melissa describes her recent adventures getting lost in the Never Summer Mountains, twice.

Thanks for listening!

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Clear Lake: so close, yet so far away.

Watch and subscribe to Christina’s new Vlog here!

Angela’s Twitter: @angelmurf
Angela’s Blog: https://silverliningstrong.wordpress.com/

Christina’s Twitter: @arunningmess
Christina’s Blog: http://www.arunningmess.com/

Melissa’s Twitter: @melissa_raguet
Melissa’s Blog: http://www.clothmother.com/

Music: Happy Rock from www.bensound.com

Episode 17: North Fork 50

In this episode of Ultra Ordinary Running Podcast, Melissa recaps her recent run at the North Fork 50. Hear all about how Melissa’s first more “mountainous” 50 miler went, whether or not she threw up, and how Coors Lite might become a new fixture in her race nutrition plan.

You can also read her race report here, and how training went here.

Melissa wants to thank everybody for all the good vibes and positive thoughts– she felt it all!

Thanks for listening!

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Photo by @ragfield

Angela’s Twitter: @angelmurf
Angela’s Blog: https://silverliningstrong.wordpress.com/

Christina’s Twitter: @arunningmess
Christina’s Blog: http://www.arunningmess.com/

Melissa’s Twitter: @melissa_raguet
Melissa’s Blog: http://www.clothmother.com/

Music: Happy Rock from www.bensound.com

Episode 16: Miwok Recap

In this episode of Ultra Ordinary Running Podcast, Christina shares the details of her race at Miwok 100K. In short, there was vertical, more vertical, beautiful trails, some weather, and a seriously awesome goody bag. We predict that after listening to this episode, you’ll be putting your name in the hat for Miwok next year.

Here’s Christina’s race report.

Congrats, Christina, on a great race, and as always, thanks for listening!

Angela’s Twitter: @angelmurf
Angela’s Blog: https://silverliningstrong.wordpress.com/

Christina’s Twitter: @arunningmess
Christina’s Blog: http://www.arunningmess.com/

Melissa’s Twitter: @melissa_raguet
Melissa’s Blog: http://www.clothmother.com/

Music: Happy Rock from www.bensound.com

Episode 15: Pre-race anxiety

In this episode of Ultra Ordinary Running Podcast, join us for a Monday Rant about pre-race anxiety. We talk about the difficulty of remembering why we signed up for the race in the first place once the big day draws near.

Everybody, please send Christina your very best wishes for Miwok 100K this weekend! It’s going to be great!!

Thanks for listening!

Angela’s Twitter: @angelmurf
Angela’s Blog: https://silverliningstrong.wordpress.com/

Christina’s Twitter: @arunningmess
Christina’s Blog: http://www.arunningmess.com/

Melissa’s Twitter: @melissa_raguet
Melissa’s Blog: http://www.clothmother.com/

Music: Happy Rock from www.bensound.com

Episode 14: Shoe talk

Altras, Salomons, Brooks, Skechers, and Hokas, oh my. Join us this week as we talk about shoes we’ve worn and loved (or not) on the trails.  Angela updates us on her recent run on the North Fork 50 course, and Melissa issues a plea for advice on trail running shoes with aggressive outsoles.

Thanks for listening!

Angela’s Twitter: @angelmurf
Angela’s Blog: https://silverliningstrong.wordpress.com/

Christina’s Twitter: @arunningmess
Christina’s Blog: http://www.arunningmess.com/

Melissa’s Twitter: @melissa_raguet
Melissa’s Blog: http://www.clothmother.com/

Music: Happy Rock from www.bensound.com

Episode 13: Another Tale of Two Races

It has been a while. The past several weeks we have been busy tending to tonsillitis, tax season, teaching loads, and … training for ultras (not to mention, living in different time zones)!  We’ve reconvened to bring you Episode 13– another race recap show.  This past weekend, Angela became a Desert Rat, and Christina settled a score at Leona Divide.

Thanks for listening!

Gemini Adventures Desert Rats Festival: http://www.geminiadventures.com/running-events-2/festival/

Angela’s race report: https://silverliningstrong.wordpress.com/2016/04/19/the-day-i-became-a-desert-rat/

Leona Divide: http://leonadivide5050.com/index.php

Christina’s race report: http://www.arunningmess.com/2016/04/20/leona-divide-50k-2016/

And now our usual links:

Angela’s Twitter: @angelmurf
Angela’s Blog: https://silverliningstrong.wordpress.com/

Christina’s Twitter: @arunningmess
Christina’s Blog: http://www.arunningmess.com/

Melissa’s Twitter: @melissa_raguet
Melissa’s Blog: http://www.clothmother.com/

Music: Happy Rock from www.bensound.com