Scott Jurek, ultra runner and professional trainer, talks about distance running and hiking and how to prepare for endurance events. Scott has won the prestigious Western States 100 ultramathon 7 years in a row, holding the course record of 15:36, and won the Badwater Ultramarathon in 2005, setting a course record. Scott defended his title at Badwater in 2006 and was the first American to win Greece's Spartathlon with the second fastest time. Topics include:

* how he gravitated to long distance running
* how to handle discouraging moments in multi-day events
* foot care and foot wear
* training tips for flatlanders attempting the Wonderland Trail
* food, nourishment and hydration for long events
* views on running, age, and stress on the body

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