Episode 61: Mario Fraioli

On this episode… we are joined by running coach, former editor of Competitor magazine, accomplished runner, and the author of the Tuesday Morning Shakeout, Mario Fraioli!

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 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

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Episode 60: Stanky Buff

On this episode… we are joined by special guest co-host and winner of the Mendon Ponds 50K, Jay West, we discuss runners relationship with weight gain/loss, the oldest piece of gear we own that we still wear, standout trail runners of the year, Cyber Monday, his 50K win and post-race weight gain, his Boston plans, treadmill season, his favorite treadmill workout that will kick your ass, our favorite times to train and a stanky buff!

Theme song : Hussalonia

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 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: Strava ~ Instagram  ~ Website

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Episode 59: Split Faced

On this episode… Milky Way hot takes, the Mr. Perfect poster, questions about poop, which Split takes the longest to get ready in the morning, movie titles of our lives, things we regret as runners that we’ve done or said, most embarrassing running stories, who we’d fanboy over meeting, who’s the biggest diva of the Splits, what happened to the running podcast network and MUCH more. Happy Thanksgiving!

Theme song : Hussalonia

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 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: Strava ~ Instagram  ~ Website

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Episode 58: Jonathan Levitt

We speak with Jonathan Levitt about Inside Tracker, bio-hacking, the November Project, rest day brags and much more!

Theme song : Hussalonia

Glen on the net : Strava ~ Instagram

 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: Strava ~ Instagram  ~ Website

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Episode 57: Chasing a squad car

The Splits boys are back to talk about a new crew name, a 5K win, a Mendon Ponds 20K & 50K recap, and so much more!

Theme song : Hussalonia

Glen on the net : Strava ~ Instagram

 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: Strava ~ Instagram  ~ Website

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Episode 56: David Roche Returns

David Roche returns to the show to discuss the upcoming TNF 50, coaching your significant other in a race featuring your other athletes, Patrick Caron’s performance at Ghost Train, Working hard vs. Consistency, his least favorite part of coaching, Coree Woltering, Jim Walmsley, and so much more!

Theme song : Hussalonia

Glen on the net : Strava ~ Instagram

 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: Strava ~ Instagram  ~ Website

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Episode 55: Hayden Hawks II

On Episode 55, we welcome back Hayden Hawks to the show to discuss his big win at CCC, training for TNF50, coaching, dealing with letdown and much more!

Theme song : Hussalonia

Glen on the net : Strava ~ Instagram

 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: Strava ~ Instagram  ~ Website

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Episode 54: Splits Style

On Episode 54, it’s a Splits only episode where we talk about tricks we play to motivate for that final push in a run, how our mindset can impact our running, mashed potato burritos, Glen’s counter to cigarette smoke, running in the dark and so much more!

Download: Episode 54

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 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: Strava ~ Instagram  ~ Website

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Episode 53: Ryan Vail

On Episode 53, we interview Ryan Vail about his Top 10 performance (and 1st American through) at the Berlin Marathon, Risk aversion before the race, his expectations, pacing, training in Portland, his recent injury history, Galen Rupp, the current marathon scene, his blo, and so much more!

Download: Episode 53

Theme song : Hussalonia

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 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: Strava ~ Instagram  ~ Website

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Episode 52: Schuyler Hall

On Episode 52, we interview Mountain Outposts’ Schuyler Hall. He is the mastermind behind the YouTube series Run Flat Stay Low. He is also a track coach, an ultra runner himself, videographer, DJ, and much more. We discuss the details behind filming at Western States, technology issues while recording,  his beer half marathon record, Myspace, boy bands, and so much more!

Download: Episode 52

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 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: Strava ~ Instagram  ~ Website

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Episode 51: An Evacuation and a Recap

On Episode 51, a Splits only episode, the guys discuss a recent evacuation, taking on friend’s traits, Sleepy G’s competitive juices coming back, the art of passing a friend in a run, Bill’s new adventure with a coach, and a recap of the Erie Marathon!

Download: Episode 51

Theme song : Hussalonia

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 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: Strava ~ Instagram  ~ Website

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Contact: negativesplitspodcast@gmail.com


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Episode 50: Return of Chris Mocko

On this episode, not just any episode but episode NUMBER 50, we interview CHRIS MOCKO, aka C $Money$ for the 2nd time. We catch up on life after Western States, what is the status of the Mocko show, news of a relocation and a new job (!), Taylor Swift, Netflix, Saved by the Bell, possible races this year and more!

Download: Episode 50

Theme song : Hussalonia

Glen on the net : Strava ~ Instagram

 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: Strava ~ Instagram  ~ Website

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Episode 49: A Beer with Sleepy G Round 2

On this episode, A Beer With Sleepy G round 2, Bill, Sean and Sleepy G (Glen) choose 5 random guests to interview in a different format. For each guest, Sleepy G has a new beer and we shoot the breeze about running and life. Does it fall off the chain by the last interview? Tune in to find out! This is a fun one!

Download: Episode 49: A Beer With Sleepy G Round 2

Theme song : Hussalonia

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 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: Strava ~ Instagram  ~ Website

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Episode 48: Matt Fitzgerald II

On this episode we interview author, coach and nutritionist Matt Fitzgerald. Matt is currently taking part in a fun experiment where he’s training in Flagstaff, AZ with the HOKA NAZ professional running team leading up to the Chicago marathon. It’s something he’s called a transformation that he thought was impossible at his age. What’s it like to train with the pros under the tutelage of Ben Rosario? Is it intimidating? How is it different than what he’s previously learned and why is it so effective? We also talk depletion runs, living with Matt Llano, chasing a marathon PR, cross training methods, 80/20, his diet down in AZ, power meters, coaching, nutrition plan for Chicago, his fitness rise and unfortunate setback and SO MUCH more! I missed the 1st Fitzgerald interview so I couldn’t wait to speak to him this time around and we spent a lot time talking about this fun experiment. As a bonus, after the interview Sean and I throw in some UTMB commentary as well! Hope you enjoy..

Download: Episode 48 – Matt Fitzgerald

Theme song : Hussalonia

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 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: Strava ~ Instagram  ~ Website

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Episode 47: David Roche

On this episode we interview one of the highest regarded Ultra coaches today – David Roche! We discuss UTMB, Jim Walmsley’s potential, his relationship with Chris Mocko, Patrick Caron’s development, and MUCH more!

Download: Episode 47: David Roche

Theme song : Hussalonia

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 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: Strava ~ Instagram  ~ Website

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Episode 46: The UK and a Zima

It’s a Splits style episode! In this episode, Bill shares his recent experience with a chiropractor, the guys give their thoughts on the U.K., a ZIMA with Sleepy G, UTMB predictions, missing certain sneakers, the full size vs. half sized paper towels debate rages on, running on vacation, Vanilla Ice and MUCH more!

Download: Episode 46: The UK and a Zima

Theme song : Hussalonia

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 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: Strava ~ Instagram  ~ Website

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Episode 45: Your Best Stride with Jonathan Beverly

We interview the author of the book, “Your Best Stride”, Jonathan Beverly on Episode 45. Often times we interview big names in the running world or shoot the breeze on Splits episodes, this time we offer more of an informative episode about a popular yet complex subject for what we do: running form. And Jonathan Beverly breaks it down in a way for runners of all skill levels to understand. We talk about how sitting has ruined our posture and how to correct that, the role of the glute and how the very powerful muscle is underutilized with most runners, the hip flexors and their very important role in our running form, what exactly is good posture, 2 myths when it comes to running form, postural endurance, whether gadgets are providing too much data, how a good arm drive looks and MUCH more!

Buy “Your Best Stride” by Jonathan Beverly at Amazon.com

Download: Episode 45 Jonathan Beverly & Your Best Stride

Theme song : Hussalonia

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 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: Strava ~ Instagram  ~ Website

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Contact: negativesplitspodcast@gmail.com


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Episode 44: The Empty Bottle

This is a special Q&A Splits episode with special guest co-host SWEET STEVIE LEE (Stephen Lee of Heartland). Bill, Sleepy G and Stephen answer a lot of fun and serious questions about running/life and tell ridiculous stories (hence the title of this episode) of their misguided youth. You do not want to miss this one!

Download: Episode 44: The Empty Bottle

Theme song : Hussalonia

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 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: Strava ~ Instagram  ~ Website

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Episode 43: The Final Battle?

On this episode the boys recap the Bristol Mountain Challenge 50K. Did they conquer what was their nemesis last year? They are joined by a special guest.. the one, the only.. TITTO! Listen as the guys describe the pain of one of the more unique ultra events you can find in the country!

Download: Episode 43 – The Final Battle?

Theme song : Hussalonia

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 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

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Episode 42: Chatting it up

On this episode Sean & Glen chat about life, running and the upcoming Bristol Mt Challenge 50k, are they ready? Tune in and find out.

Download: episode 42 Chatting it up

Theme song : Hussalonia

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 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

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Episode 41: A Beer With Sleepy G

In this episode, A Beer With Sleepy G, Bill and Glen choose 5 random guests to interview in a different format. For each guest, Sleepy G has a new beer and we shoot the breeze about running and life. Does it fall off the chain by the last interview? Tune in to find out! This is a fun one!

Download episode here

Theme song : Hussalonia

Glen on the net : Strava ~ Instagram

 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: Strava ~ Instagram  ~ Website

The Negative Splits on the net: Instagram ~ Twitter

Contact: negativesplitspodcast@gmail.com

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Episode 40: YiOu Wang

In this episode, Bill, Glen and Sean talk to the 2016 & 2017 Lake Sonoma winner, YiOu Wang.   They discuss her upcoming race at Western States (her 2nd crack at it), how she will handle the heat, how she came up with her online handle MAGICSQUID, her rise in the marathon from a 3:33 to a 2:38 Olympic Trials qualifying time, how she balances being a teacher, professional runner and home life,  her affinity for Taylor Swift/Hamilton/Eminem and MUCH more!

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Theme song : Hussalonia

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 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: StravaInstagram  ~ Website

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Episode 39: Camille Herron

In this episode, Glen and Sean talk to the 2017 Comrades Ultramarathon Champion, Camille Herron.   They discuss her recent win and upcoming race at Western States.

Download episode here

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 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

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Episode 38: The Payoff

In this episode, Bill and Sean recap their recent marathon experience.  Glen guides them through what led up to race day and how the race unfolded.  The guys talk about what’s next and plans for the future.

Theme song : Hussalonia

Glen on the net : Strava ~ Instagram

 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: StravaInstagram  ~ Website

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Download: 38 The Payoff

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Episode 37: Ann Trason

With Western States fast approaching, we are replaying the interview with 14 time Western States Champion, Ann Trason.   We originally released the episode with a “Splits” episode and decided it was such a strong interview that it needed to be on it’s own.

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 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: StravaInstagram  ~ Website

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Episode 36: Chris Mocko

The Splits interview the creative force behind the Mocko Show and it turns out how you’d expect! A ton of laughs and lines are crossed. This may be the perfect blend of the Splits and an interview format. Pancakes, chafing, peeing, dating, Walmsley, guilty pleasure songs, Strava annoyances and much more. One of our favorite interviews to date.

Make sure to check out The Mocko Show at mockoshow.com

Theme song : Hussalonia

Glen on the net : Strava ~ Instagram

 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: StravaInstagram  ~ Website

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Contact: negativesplitspodcast@gmail.com

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Download: Episode 36- Chris Mocko

Episode 35: Hope with a side of despair

It’s a Splits-only episode and the guys recap Bill’s first race of the year, where he did everything different than usual (and under difficult circumstances going in), being the hunter or hunted in a race, the role of a watch in a race, Glen’s recent struggles with illness and running, training through illness?, a running etiquette question, the dumbest thing they’ve done before a marathon, Sean’s upcoming races/plans, and Bill’s triumphant Strava leaderboard moment.

download Episode 35 – Hope with a side of despair

Theme song : Hussalonia

Glen on the net : Strava ~ Instagram

 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: StravaInstagram  ~ Website

The Negative Splits on the net: Instagram ~ Twitter

Contact: negativesplitspodcast@gmail.com

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Episode 34: And he kept running

The Splits go full out Splits and discuss non-runners Boston expectations, people being carried across the finish line, jogging in place at traffic crossings, knuckling up in the bathroom, Jesse from Full House, and Bill shares a story that knocks Sean out of his chair and ends the episode.  If you like the Splits only shows, this one is going to be fun

download Episode 34- And he kept running…

Theme song : Hussalonia

Glen on the net : Strava ~ Instagram

 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: StravaInstagram  ~ Website

The Negative Splits on the net: Instagram ~ Twitter

Contact: negativesplitspodcast@gmail.com

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Episode 33: Sage Canaday

The only two-time Lake Sonoma 50 mile champion becomes the first two-time Splits guest. We go an hour with one of the best personalities in the running world and discuss everything from his recent win, Boston Marathon, Western States, UTMB, zombie apocalypses and much more.

Theme song : Hussalonia

Glen on the net : Strava ~ Instagram

 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: StravaInstagram  ~ Website

The Negative Splits on the net: Instagram ~ Twitter

Contact: negativesplitspodcast@gmail.com

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Download: Episode 33- Sage Canday-

Episode 32: Noah Droddy

On this episode the Splits interview Noah Droddy. Noah talks about his training leading up to his big performance at the NYC half, how the race unfolded, his long term plans, going ultra, beer and much more!

Theme song : Hussalonia

Glen on the net : Strava ~ Instagram

 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: StravaInstagram  

The Negative Splits on the net: Instagram ~ Twitter

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Download: Episode 32- Noah Droddy

Episode 31: Packing Heat

On this episode, the guys talk about safety concerns, their first races and get the case of the giggles.. A “splits” episode with our friend from Heartland Running Podcast, Stephen.   Run like a squirrel

Download: Episode 31: Packing Heat

Theme song : Hussalonia

Glen on the net : Strava ~ Instagram

 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: StravaInstagram  

The Negative Splits on the net: Instagram ~ Twitter

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Episode 30: Hayden Hawks

On this episode, Hayden Hawks joins the Splits and discusses his most recent race at the Chuckanut 50k.  Hayden touches on his sneaker selection, his transition from the track to trails, taking on Jim Walmsley and an affinity for a Shakira song

Download: Episode 30- Hayden Hawks

Theme song : Hussalonia

Glen on the net : Strava ~ Instagram

 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: StravaInstagram  

The Negative Splits on the net: Instagram ~ Twitter

Contact: negativesplitspodcast@gmail.com

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Episode 29: The Ring

The guys discuss locker room etiquette, Bill’s unusual experience, the pros and cons of technology in training and racing, the possibility of a weekly 20 miler and much more.  If you’re a fan of the “splits only” Episodes, this is a can’t miss.

Download: Episode 29: The Ring

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Theme song : Hussalonia

Glen on the net : Strava ~ Instagram

 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: StravaInstagram  

The Negative Splits on the net: Instagram ~ Twitter

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Episode 28: Max King

We interview the recent winner of the USATF Trail National Championship 50K, Max King! Max is not only an accomplished Ultra runner, he has had competed at the highest levels in Steeplechase, the Marathon (2:14 marathoner!), obstacle races  and much more. We discuss how the recent win went, his running as a kid through college, his marathon success, a recent injury, balancing family life, upcoming races, his take on running shoes and so much more!

 

Download: Episode 28: Max King

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Theme song : Hussalonia

Glen on the net : Strava ~ Instagram

 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: StravaInstagram  

The Negative Splits on the net: Instagram ~ Twitter

Contact: negativesplitspodcast@gmail.com


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Episode 27: Speedo and Spray Tans… oh my

It’s a Splits only episode and the guys talk about sprinkling in a new addition to their training, diet downfalls, spreading out races vs. doing a bunch close together, would they sport a speedo in a race?, running related pet peeves, a recent running survey, running angry, racing distance limits, performance enhancing you-name-it devices and whether they’ve tried ’em, G’s Bristol Mountain goals (#knockingboots) and much more!

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Download: Episode 27: Speedo and Spray Tans..oh my

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Theme song : Hussalonia

Glen on the net : Strava ~ Instagram

 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: StravaInstagram  

The Negative Splits on the net: Instagram ~ Twitter

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Episode 26: Jared Ward

Glen interviews one of the top American marathoners Jared Ward. Jared finished 3rd at the Olympic Trials and 6th at the Olympics in RIO. They discuss the balance of faith, life and running, his build up to the Boston Marathon, his strategy and experience at the Olympics, how much weight he loss during it, living in the moment, and much more!

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Theme song : Hussalonia

Glen on the net : Strava ~ Instagram

 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: StravaInstagram  

The Negative Splits on the net: Instagram ~ Twitter

Contact: negativesplitspodcast@gmail.com


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Episode 25: Tim Tollefson

From the road to the trails, the boys talk shop with Hoka elite Tim Tollefson. Tim talks about his rise from road runner to one of the top ultra competitors in the world.

find Tim on Instagram & Strava 

Download:ep 25 Tim Tollefson

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Glen on the net : Strava ~ Instagram

 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: StravaInstagram  

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Episode 24: Life Happens

Life happens. Whether it’s the joy of adding a four legged family member with the challenges that presents or a family member falls ill and the emotional toll that accompanies.  The guys share some life stories and laughs on this episode.

Download: Ep 24 Life Happens

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Glen on the net : Strava ~ Instagram

 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: StravaInstagram  

The Negative Splits on the net: Instagram ~ Twitter

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Episode 23: Jamil Coury

On this episode Sean & Glen talk with Jamil Coury, a man who has many titles, Ultra runner, Race Director, YouTube Vlogger and  entrepreneur. We talk about Jamil’s company Run Steep Get High,  Aravaipa Running , Mountain Outpost and much more.

Jamil’s Links:      Aravaipa Running   *   Run Steep Get High  *   YouTube Channel  * Mountain Outpost

Download: Ep 23 Jamil Coury

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Glen on the net : Strava ~ Instagram

 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: StravaInstagram  

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Episode 22: The Aftermath

On this episode Bill and Glen are joined by special guest co-host Stephen Lee (of the Heartland Podcast). We play a little Fact or Fiction, recap the ridiculous results of the Treadmill Challenge and much more. Afterwards, Sean, Bill and Glen interview the winner of the ‘Beat the Splits’ Treadmill Challenge, Elliot Smith! We ask Elliot about his background, what it’s like to run 50 miles on a treadmill at once and how he keeps himself entertained!

Elliot Smith after the Javelina Jundred 100K Trail Race
Elliot Smith enjoying a cold one

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Glen on the net : Strava ~ Instagram

 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: Instagram  

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Episode 21: Zach Miller

On this episode Sean & Glen are joined by 2 time TNF Endurance 50 mile winner Zach Miller. He talks about his recent win, training, philosophies on life and much more.  **Reminder  that the Beat the Splits Treadmill Challenge is December 17 &18 so get your email to us to register @ negativesplitspodcast@gmail.com

Album Art Credit: IRUNFAR.COM

2016 TNF 50 mile ~ Video Credit: Run Steep Get High

Zach at Barr Camp ~ video credit: competitor.com

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Glen on the net : Strava ~ Instagram

 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: Instagram  

The Negative Splits on the net: Instagram ~ Twitte

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Episode 20: 2 Stallions and a donkey

On this episode Sean, Bill & Glen talk about the rogue nut, Bill’s not so rapid fire questions & they announce their upcoming Beat The Splits Treadmill Challenge where one lucky participant can win some great prizes.

TREADMILL CHALLENGE RULES: 

Save the date: December 17 or 18th (your choice) we will have the FIRST EVER Beat the Splits Treadmill Challenge. It’s simple: whoever runs the MOST miles (on 1 run, not over 2 days) wins the prize which is a big prize pack from our sponsors: @nathansportsinc,@squirrelsnutbutter, @vfuel, @lumo.run!  We will ask for a screen shot of your treadmill distance/time and the activity file (Strava, mapmyrun, Nike+, etc). HR data is a bonus. You must send an email to negativesplitspodcast@gmail.com  letting us know that you want to enter the contest as well as a follow up email with the **proof of your run . Also included is an appearance on the Negative Splits Podcast. We will also be giving away a random prize to someone who enters the contest and uses the hashtag #BeatTheSplits.  Are you ready??

** (The Negative Splits reserve the right to deny any entrees that may appear false or dishonest)

Download – episode-20


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Glen on the net : Strava ~ Instagram

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The Splits on the run…..well two.


Episode 19: Coree Woltering

On this episode Glen & Sean are joined by a rising star and possibly even the next big thing in the ultra world, Coree Woltering. Coree talks about his love of racing the 50 mile distance, mental toughness, his next race  The North Face 50 mile and his possible 100 mile race debut in 2017.

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Glen on the net : Strava ~ Instagram

 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: Instagram  

The Negative Splits on the net: Instagram ~ Twitte

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Download: Episode19-CoreeWoltering

Episode 18: Up, down, repeat

On this episode of the Negative Splits Podcast the guys recap their race at the Mendon Pond 50K. Do either finish? If so, how did they tackle a tough course filled with elevation but not as crazy as their last experience? We discuss this and much more!

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 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

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Glen’s finish!

Episode 17: Michael Wardian

On this episode the guys chat with Michael Wardian, who discusses his recent and future record attempts, his toes, Elvis, sneakers, vests, Atari and much more! Special thanks to Nathan Sports who is giving away 1 Halo Fire Headlamp, listen for details on how to enter.  Enjoy


Michael on the web:       ~   Mikes Website: mikewardian.com  Twitter: @mikewardian   ~  Instagram: @mikewardian   ~ Facebook: Michael Wardian

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Sean on the net: Instagram  

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Download: episode 17 Mike Wardian

Episode 16: Wineglass Recap, Elyse Kopecky Interview

On this episode, Bill recaps his experience at the 2016 Wineglass Marathon. Things got tough at the end in what Bill describes as a magical experience and despite the pain, find out why he fell in love with the marathon all over again. We also interview the co-author of Run Fast, Eat Slow Elyse Kopecky. We discuss a whole foods, flavor-forward cookbook―and New York Times bestseller―that proves food can be indulgent and nourishing at the same time. Finally here’s a cookbook for runners that shows fat is essential for flavor and performance and that counting calories, obsessing over protein, and restrictive dieting does more harm than good.


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Glen on the net : Strava ~ Instagram

 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: Instagram  

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Episode 15 Jim Walmsley

On this episode, the guys wish Bill good luck on his upcoming marathon and they are also joined by a rising star in the ultra scene, Jim Walmsley. Jim discusses his last race and future plans including a possible attempt at the Olympic marathon time trials.


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Sean on the net: Instagram  

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Episode 14 Guilty Pleasures

Selena Gomez, One Direction and Dean Martin? The Splits are joined by show friend Mike to discuss their guilty pleasures and recap their most recent trail race.


 

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Ep 13 – Nick Symmonds

In this episode, the guys talk to 2x Olympian,  Nick Symmonds about his transition from elite runner to CEO of Run Gum, mountain climbing, his silver medal performance at 2013 World Championships, his remaining running goals and much more.  Bill experiments with RunGum in an attempt to limit his reliance on coffee and shares his experience.


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 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: Instagram  

The Negative Splits on the net: Instagram ~ Twitte

Contact: negativesplitspodcast@gmail.com

Download: Episode 13 – Nick Symmonds

Ep 12 – Dean Karnazes

On this episode Bill and Glen had the honor to speak with special guest, NY Times best selling author, The Ultramarathon Man, Dean Karnazes. Dean discusses his new book, how a fateful decision altered his life and much more. A rare opportunity to get into the mind of an Ultra endurance legend.


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 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: Instagram  

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Download: Episode12-Dean Karnazes

Ep 11 – Ann Trason

On this episode the guys do some catching up on training and they discuss the “clap up”  before leading into Glen’s interview with the very humble   Ann Trason.  Ann is one of ultra running’s hidden gems who has won multiple (14) Western States, Comrades  Marathon among many others.

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Glen on the net : Strava ~ Instagram

 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: Instagram  ~ The Average Runner Podcast  

The Negative Splits on the net: Instagram ~ Twitter

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Download: Episode 11-AnnTrason

Ep 10 – Misery Loves Company

On this episode Glen, Mike and Bill recap the Bristol Mountain Challenge 50K where things get complicated on a very challenging course and situations arise that cause some bad feelings. Tune in to find out what happens! Sean joins in on the action at the end of the show to offer his 2 cents on what happened as well.


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Glen on the net : Strava ~ Instagram

 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: Strava ~  Instagram  ~ The Average Runner Podcast  

The Negative Splits on the net: Instagram ~ Twitter

Contact: negativesplitspodcast@gmail.com

Download: Episode 10 Misery Loves Company

Ep 09 – Matt Fitzgerald

On this episode Glen talks with Matt Fitzgerald who is a nutritionist, coach and author of the book “How Bad Do You Want It?“. Matt explains how the 80/20 rule can not only help performance but reduce injuries and much more.

  Matt’s Website  ~ Matt’s Book ~ How Bad Do You Want It ~ The DQS app ( Diet Quality Score)

 


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Glen on the net : Strava ~ Instagram

 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: Strava ~  Instagram  ~ The Average Runner Podcast  

The Negative Splits on the net: Instagram ~ Twitter

Contact: negativesplitspodcast@gmail.com

Download: Episode 09 Matt Fitzgerald

 

Ep 08 – Sage Canaday

On this episode Sean & Glen had the  pleasure to speak with ultra runner Sage Canaday . Sage talks about his recent experience at the 2016 Western States 100 mile race , athletes doping in the ultra scene as well as an exclusive announcement on his next big race!

We are also super excited to announce our new sponsor Vfuel , makers of nutrition and drink mix for endurance athletes.  With this new sponsorship Vfuel is giving away one free case of 24 gels to a listener of The Negative Splits Podcast. Listen for contest rules.

Use The Code: THENEGATIVESPLITS  & receive 20% off your Vfeul Purchases 

SPONSOR : Vfuel

Sage Canaday on the web:

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Glen on the net : Strava ~ Instagram

 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: Strava ~  Instagram  ~ The Average Runner Podcast  

The Negative Splits on the net: Instagram ~ Twitter

Contact: negativesplitspodcast@gmail.com

Download: Episode 8 Sage Canaday

Link to Itunes: Sage

Ep 07 – Geese can fly?

On this episode the guys open up about some of their fears while out on the run as well as some updates on Sean & Glen’s upcoming 50k &  Bill’s Fall Marathon.

Download: episode 7 Geese Can Fly

Glen on the net : Strava ~ Instagram

 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: Strava ~  Instagram  ~ The Average Runner Podcast  

The Negative Splits on the net: Instagram ~ Twitter

Contact: negativesplitspodcast@gmail.com

Ep 06 – iRunFar.com’s Bryon Powell

On this episode Glen has a great conversation with the creator of iRunFar.com Bryon Powell. Hear how he went from the corporate life as a  Lawyer to reporting ultra running events for his website iRunFar.com as well as he’s own accomplishments as an ultra runner. Glen and Bryon talk about the latest Western States and Bryon’s upcoming race at the HardRock 100.

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iRunFar on Twitter 

Photo Credit:  Alexis Berg


Glen on the net : Strava ~ Instagram

 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: Strava ~  Instagram  ~ The Average Runner Podcast  

The Negative Splits on the net: Instagram ~ Twitter

Contact: negativesplitspodcast@gmail.com

Ep 05 – Marshall Ulrich

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On episode #5 of the Negative Splits Podcast, Glen interviews the endurance king, Marshall Ulrich. Tune in to hear the Ultra running legend discuss his many successful ventures in the sport including his journey across America, the 7 summits, the Bad Water quad and much, much more! Glen is joined by special co-host Stephen Lee for this episode.

Download:  Episode 5 – Marshall Ulrich

Glen on the net : Strava ~ Instagram

 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: Strava ~  Instagram  ~ The Average Runner Podcast  

The Negative Splits on the net: Instagram ~ Twitter

Contact: negativesplitspodcast@gmail.com

Ep 04 – Happy Trails

On this episode the guys decide to hit some trails in preparation for the Bristol 50k. Who wore road shoes and who took a tumble?

Download:  episode 4 Happy Trails

Glen on the net : Strava ~ Instagram

 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: Strava ~  Instagram  ~ The Average Runner Podcast  

The Negative Splits on the net: Instagram ~ Twitter

Contact: negativesplitspodcast@gmail.com

Ep 03 – The Yasso Interview

On this episode the guys give a quick update on their training as well as Glens lengthy conversation with Runners World Chief Running Officer  and Mayor of running Bart Yasso.

 

Download: episode 3 the Yasso interview

Bart’s Book: My Life On The Run  bart book

 

Glen on the net : Strava ~ Instagram

 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: Strava ~  Instagram  ~ The Average Runner Podcast  

The Negative Splits on the net: Instagram ~ Twitter

Contact: negativesplitspodcast@gmail.com

Ep 02 – Man Up!

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On this episode the guys recap their recent race at the Buffalo marathon in which mother nature threw one huge curve ball.

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Download: Episode 02 – Man Up!

Glen on the net : Strava ~ Instagram

 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: Strava ~  Instagram  ~ The Average Runner Podcast  

The Negative Splits on the net: Instagram ~ Twitter

Contact: negativesplitspodcast@gmail.com

Hydration plan for the Mary

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I’m trying something completely different for my 5th marathon.

I’ve converted over to Tailwind. For a long while I’ve heard and seen the hype about it. You know how when you hear about something for the first time from a few people, but don’t know much about said thing, your first instinct may be to dismiss it and think to yourself “yeah sure, the heck is that stuff” – pretty much how I felt about it at first. I thought, if it’s so good, then why aren’t more runners using it aside from during Ultras?

I also thought how could one NOT get hungry on a long run by consuming only liquids?

Then, like most similar examples, you eventually give it a whirl and either grow to like it or continue your other ways.

At some point I had to try it in my ongoing quest to solve my GI issues. Damn poopie monster.

Prior to giving it a try, my previous experiment was trying out Honey Stinger. The labeling sold me. There was a lot of bad stuff in most Gels. This is what made Honey Stinger products stand out – its simplicity in ingredients. All of the natural goodness it had to offer.

One thing I’ve always liked about gels is the reward factor. I looked forward to having it every 4 miles and it acted as a treat of sorts. It also helped get through the grind of a long run, knocking 4 mile chunks off at a time represented by a gel.

And at first, Honey Stinger worked for me. Or so I thought. I even enjoyed the Vanilla flavor as someone appropriately described the taste as Vanilla frosting. Yum. I quickly realized how thick the consistency was, and during cold weather days, unless you kept one in your glove (like a forward thinking runner might), it was even worse.

Last year I tried vFuel, which I absolutely loved and supported. The consistency of their gels was perfect. They advertised toward people with stomach issues. The only thing missing from their product was sodium and I’m a big salt sweater. I took salt stick on the side with it. I think I still managed to have GI issues with vFuel but not nearly as bad as other gels out there. Thinking back, I’m not sure why I gave up on vFuel. Maybe the desire to try something new. If this Tailwind experiment doesn’t work out, I’d give them another try. Their flavors were delicious too.

Before this gets too long, I’ll get into Tailwind some more.

I gave it a shot on a few long runs. I bought the sampler pack they have available with 7 different flavors. That’s the best approach, I figured. Try ’em all and find one you love.

On my first long run, I kind of goofed up the process. You’re supposed to constantly sip on it. Well, not constantly, but frequently. They say one packet is good for an hour. And 1 pack works with a 20oz bottle. I think it’s good for 16-24oz. So I loaded up both of my bottles in my vest up and gave it a shot. At first, I was waiting too long to sip. Then, on the back end of the long run, I switched to my caffeinated packet of Tailwind and holy moly did I get a boost. Not only that, I wasn’t hungry at all. And I learned how to properly do it; sip every quarter mile.

On my next long run of 19 miles, I did it right from the get-go. Once again, no hunger issues and plenty of energy.

This turned out to be so convenient for me. I hate fumbling with gels and their wrappers (don’t litter, folks!) and putting them back in my pocket and getting all sticky.

We’ll see how it goes for the marathon. I did have some issues at the Grand Island half but I think those were unavoidable. A topic for another day.

My plan is to load up my 2 bottles, and I’m going with my 2 favorite flavors – Manderine Orange and Raspberry Buzz. Then I’ll bring 2 more servings worth (since I bought the 30 serving bags, I have to get creative and store them in something I can quickly transfer to my water bottles when the time is right).

I also plan on taking in plenty of water at the stations they have lined up every 2 miles. It’s going to be hot, humid and I can’t even talk about it or I’ll freak out. The point is, it’s going to be very important to stay hydrated.

Note: This is not an advertisement or endorsement of any kind. It may work, it may not and I will be honest about it afterwards.

Bill Z. (@pacpie)

Acknowledging your training limitations and then adjusting

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It’s been a long training cycle; they almost all are. As some of you may know based on my Instagram novels, I do the 18 week training cycle approach. My feeling is, the real training doesn’t start until at least 4 weeks in anyways, and sometimes longer, so it’s not a true all-out 18 weeks of killer workouts. Our bodies need time to adjust to the new demands we are putting on it. The rule of thumb regarding mileage and intensity is one or the other and not both at the same time. At the start of the cycle I start to pick up my mileage and gradually introduce the workouts.

This has been a great training cycle to learn from. Things were different for me this time. I have a young baby at home and the days of running on a whim are long gone. Everything is planned because as my son gets older, the more of a routine he is in which means I have to get creative at times. Those with kids already know this. Running is hard enough as it is; throw in the dynamic of having a far less flexible schedule and now you start to wonder how you can really train properly for a marathon. But it can be done. And I am proof of that. Well, I hope to be.

So what were my limitations this cycle?

Running after work proved to be a very difficult task to do with consistency. Unless I waited until the family went to bed. While that worked when I needed to resort to it, I hated missing out on sleep. Especially if your child isn’t sleeping through the night yet. So my best option DURING the week was running on my lunch hour. Thank god I have that luxury. The only downside? No shower. I’ve mastered the art of a shower less clean-up. No matter how good I get at it, nothing replaces a shower though.

Running during lunch was my way of consistently running Monday through Friday without fail (except for maybe one time when I had too many meetings at work and it was impossible to squeeze it in). There was also the possibility of running very early in the morning but I got up pretty early as it was, so waking up even earlier and missing out on sleep wasn’t appealing to this guy. I’m a huge advocate of sleep.

As for the weekend, I lucked out tremendously on Saturdays. My FIL (father in-law) came through HUGE for me. He, too, is an obsessive runner who understands the importance of the long run during a training cycle for the marathon. He is also a tremendous grandfather who wants to spend quality time with his grandson. I could go on about him but with the slight chance of him reading this, I can’t risk his head getting so large that he’ll be stuck in the room he is presently in, unable to traverse doorways due to said enlarged head :). On Saturdays there was an 88% chance for me to get in extended miles. There were a few occasions where he had obligations but he always gave me the heads up (weeks in advance) so I did my best to plan ahead myself and make sure the 20 milers were getting in. Thank you FIL, you’re the best.

Sunday, has always been my rest day. It is the rare day that my wife and I both have off and I just made a habit out of doing that. There were times where an opportunity presented itself and I ran (i.e. beautiful weather, mother-in-law taking wife hostage etc).

One note about those weekday work lunch runs. I am very fortunate to have an hour break for lunch and literally feet away from a bike path. If I was only given a half hour or even if the bike path wasn’t so close, I’m not sure if I could have pulled this off. I am also located 30 seconds away from a gym in a nearby complex which was a lifesaver during bad weather weeks. Basically, most of my bases are covered!

But here’s the thing; all that said – I only really have about 35-40 minutes of time to run during these breaks. Consider clean up, eating at my desk, etc. and extending that run any further is risky. A few others at my workplace take advantage of it too so I’m glad I’m not be the only one. I still try to keep it to myself. I’d rather not co-workers know about my secret life is a ninja runner.

What can I get done in that limited time? I tried a few different strategies. I tried 2 workouts a week. Those days I could get closer to 5 miles in. The other easy aerobic days, which are a must in any training plan, I was around 4-4.5. Let’s do the math, 4.5 x 5 is 22.5. Throw in the long run and hitting 40 miles is a challenge. Now, you should know that this was hard for me to accept at first because I had a streak of 26 consecutive weeks at 50+ miles last year when I had more opportunities to run.

I learned to embrace the challenge of getting miles in. I could do it, I thought! I don’t need no stinkin’ 50 mile+ streak. There were times during the week I had to double up. Or get to work early and sneak in 2 miles before work. Heck, maybe after too. I did what it took, without getting in the way of family life. And guess what? I managed to hit 50+ mile weeks 3 times this training cycle. I treated them as proper peak weeks. It’s possible, folks. But to me, 40+ became the new 50+ (reverse thought process compared to how they do it with age, right?) and I was perfectly content hitting that mark.

The one thing I noticed about doing 2 workouts a week, I felt not as fresh for my long run, which kind of sucked. Especially if I did those workouts on Tuesday and Thursday vs. Monday and Wednesday. If I did the latter, I then had Thursday and Friday to get the legs back in shape for Saturday. But starting your running week with a workout (tempo or speed) isn’t the easiest thing.

I hate the idea of not being ready for my long run. So how do I make this work, I thought?

Well, that’s the point of this blog. I have come up with some decent ideas for the next training cycle which happens to start after the upcoming Buffalo Marathon, in preparation for Wineglass Marathon this fall.

Knowing I have 5 days of limited time and 1 day of a longer stretch, how do I get my speed, tempo and long run in and make it work without killing my aerobic base? Because let’s be honest; long runs are always advised to be slow but I personally like to kick it up at some point and finish strong. Thanks to Sean Johnson who mastered the art of the strong finish on his long runs, I just had to try it. By finishing strong, in this context he was negatively splitting the last few miles at a fast clip. I think I’ll approach it slightly different.
Here’s the plan:

Instead of doing 2 workouts a week in, my goal is to do 1 workout during the week (side note: this also prevents me from getting too sweated up and stinky stinky). Uh oh, what happens to the other one?! My thought is to throw something in on the back end of the long run. Many coaches advise a fast finish so it’s not like I’m innovating something fierce here but still, this idea could really work for me. Think of it like this, I don’t have the time to fit in a longer tempo run during the week so the way to make it work is throw it in the long run! Could I double up a tempo during the week? Sure, but it’s just not the same as one longer continuous tempo run.

Monday through Friday:

  • 1 workout (likely speed since I also have access to a track).
  • 4 days of aerobic, “easy” running at <77% of my Ventilatory Threshold (in other words, 77% of my max HR). HR means everything to me as a runner so I use it for certain guidelines in training.

Saturday:

  • Long run that finishes strong. Could be tempo, could be negative splits, or could be :15 faster than whatever pace I was running. Likely above that 77% would be the goal.

Now some might ask, why not do the 2 workouts a week and long run at a normal pace? Well, I’m a big believer in the 80/20 training method (see Matt Fitzgerald’s book). I believe in lots of easy miles. If I’m running hard on 3 of the 6 days, that ratio is definitely not 80/20. This newer schedule of running gets me much closer to that ratio.

That’s the plan for the Wineglass training cycle. I may adjust if I find the weekdays feel too easy but we’ll see how it goes. This training cycle has taught me a lot and I’ve gotten out of my normally structured and strict routine (kudos to my brother Glen and Sean for this). I even did 3 consecutive Saturday 20 milers. Who does that? But it didn’t hurt me and I love running long. Circumstances might have forced my hand for 2 of those weeks. Either way, I found myself not in the right groove at times because of training mistakes. That said, I survived it all and came out in the best shape I’ve ever been in. Deep down, I know I can find even better balance that works for me. Hopefully, I’ll get it right this time.

Bill Z (@pacpie)

Ep 01- The Curious Case Of The Green Finger Paint

On this episode the guys jump right into what “steps” they have taken to prepare for what they hope will be their best marathon experience to date.

Glen on the net : Strava ~ Instagram

 Bill on the net:  Strava  ~ Instagram 

Sean on the net: Strava ~  Instagram  ~ The Average Runner Podcast  

The Negative Splits on the net: Instagram ~ Twitter

Contact: negativesplitspodcast@gmail.com


Download: Ep 01 – The Curious Case Of The Green Finger Paint