We headed down to Manic Training in Highlands Ranch with a world champion Tough Mudder - Kris Mendoza - for a community workout and discussion with Kris and a crowd of inspiring athletes. You’ll get to know gym owner Pete Beuth and several of the regulars at Manic Training, as we discuss everything from training for a Spartan Race to bowhunting and long-distance paddle-boarding.
Live from Boulder Running Company, host Russ Rizzo geeks out on science and nutrition with six world-class endurance athletes in running, ultrarunning, Spartan Race / O.C.R. and other sports. Guests include (in order of appearance): Sage Canaday, Megan Roche, Rea Kolbl, Joshua Stevens, David Roche and Trevor Townsend.
Host Russ Rizzo interviews four inspiring Golden-area couples who crush it in life and in the mountains together. The episode was recorded live from the American Mountaineering Museum, in partnership with Golden Mountain Runners and Colorado Mountain Club. Featured guests: Jon and Ashley Clinthorne; Caleb Efta and Kelsey Banasynski; Quinn and Sarah Carrasco; and Kevin Kaucher and Whitney Barrett.
For our special Valentine's Day show, we gathered at Upslope Brewing in Boulder with three couples who crush it in the mountains and life. Host Kelly McConnell interviews Lesley and Dany Page, co-founder of Upslope Brewing; pro mountain bikers Myles and Willow Rockwell; and pro ultrarunners Sabrina Stanley and Avery Collins.
We had a blast with pro ultrarunner Hillary “Hillygoat” Allen and obstacle course racing (O.C.R.) world champs Rea Kolbl and Kris Mendoza at Upslope Brewing last week getting into all sorts of fun topics -- from Hillary’s love for bugs, to Rea’s obsession with Strava records, to Kris’s new gameplan for becoming a stronger ultrarunner. But most of all, science!
Take a run with world champion Tough Mudder and obstacle course racing (O.C.R.) competitor Kris Mendoza on his local trails on North Table Mountain in Golden, Colo. Mendoza discusses balancing outdoor pursuits with his job as a dental anesthesiologist; takes us through his weekly training; and opens up about the tragedy in 2014 that sparked his O.C.R. obsession.
We recorded a live show with endurance coaches and authors of "The Happy Runner" Megan and David Roche with a whole bunch of friends at Boulder Running Co. This episode is a collaboration with our friends with Trails in Motion Film Festival -- get your tickets for the January 23 Boulder world premiere. Enter the promo code "dispatch" at checkout for 30 percent off your next order of Bobo's Bars.
Host Kelly McConnell interviews professional ultrarunner and 3-time Hard Rock winner Darcy Piceu with the Boulder Hiker Chicks live from Go Far Shop in Boulder. They discuss how the Boulder resident still wins races in her 40s while raising a young daughter and maintaining a psychotherapy practice. Also featuring (in order of appearance) Go Far Shop owner Kate King; Open Door Real Estate's Sara Groem; Boulder Hiker Chicks founders Alli Fronzaglia and Kari Armstrong; and Marina Fleming with nonprofit Women's Wilderness.
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