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The Extramilest Podcast

Oct 17, 2019

Jeffrey Silvers (Strava) is a 54 year old runner from Toronto, Canada.  For several years he has had the goal of qualifying for the Boston Marathon. He ran his first marathon in 2013 in 4 hours and 12 minutes. Over the years he improved, but he also experienced several serious medical challenges that set him back in his...


Oct 3, 2019

Larisa Dannis (Strava | IG) is a very strong runner from New Hampshire. She has ran a 2:44 marathon, a 5:59 50 mile race and she has won several ultra marathons. She knows a tremendous amount about heart rate training so that always excited me. 
 
Larisa was never very active as a kid. When she started her first job,...


Sep 12, 2019

Zach Bitter recently set the new 100-mile (161km) running World Record in 11 hours and 19 minutes. He averaged 6:48 min / mile = 4:13 min / km and beat the previous world record by 9 minutes! That's about four sub 3 hour marathons in a row!! ⁣He then continued running another 4.88 miles to run the 12 hours World...


Aug 30, 2019

Today I have my friend Andy Hooks (Strava | IG | FB) on the podcast and we take a deep dive into heart rate training, nutrition and improving your running. He used a MAF HR based training approach to improve from a 4:22 marathon to a 2:53 so far and he is aiming for a sub 2:40 or 2:45 marathon in Berlin in a few...


Jun 13, 2019

Calvin Sambrook (56) has learned a lot over the past 7 years of marathon running. He had to be rescued from the course on his first marathon attempt. His 2nd marathon finish time was in 5 hours 15 minutes, for 12 marathons he was stuck around 4 hours 30 minutes. Then he changed his training and his overall running...