Favorite Podcasts

I listen to a bunch of podcasts.  I listen to them in the car and out on runs.  Most of these podcasts are focused toward endurance and outdoor sports-running, triathlons, climbing.

The Dirtbag Diaries:  Real Life Stories from Fitz Cahall.  Outdoor stories about..everything.  Some are very short, some long.  If you like the outdoor life, you will appreciate the Dirtbag Diaries.

Marathon Talk :  Martin Yelling and Tom Williams create a very well produced weekly podcast on marathon running. There is a featured interview each week, and there are recaps of the big marathon weekends.

IM Talk Bevan James Eyles and John Newsom host this triathlon podcast from New Zealand.  I’m a triathlon groupie; I have no interest myself in learning how to swim or really ride my bike,but I could tell you who won at the World Championships, who the top pros are, what races are coming up.  It’s a weekly show with interviews also.  Although it is a triathlon podcast, I think an endurance athelete would enjoy this.

Talk Ultra  an ultra running podcast!  And it is Euro-based, so that is cool to get some different intel on running outside of the US.  Ian Corless is the host of this, with usually 1 or 2 interviews, and usually with some interviews pre-race and post-race.

Endurance Planet: this podcast has gone through some owners and format changes over time. I like the current set up, with Tawnee Prazek, usually joined by Lucho.  Every second or third episode is “ask the ultra runner (Lucho) so that is interesting

Zen and the Art of Triathlon:  I have listened to Brent Blanckner’s podcast for years! It’s one of the oldest triathlon podcasts out there.  Sometimes there is an interview, many times it’s just Brett taking us along with him on his training

Trail Runner Nation:  A newer lively podcast centered on the West Coast (of the US) usually pretty interesting, focused on trail running and ultras.

The Enormocast:  It’s a podcast about rock climbing.  No, I do not rock climb.  Nor do I bike or swim, yet I listen to triathlon podcast.  Chris Kalous is very entertaining.  His shows are usally with an interviewee;  there was a great 2 part interview with Hayden Kennedy after the big Compressor Route controversy.

The Three Non-Joggers:  Ostensibly a “running” or even an “ultra interest” podcast, but the guys don’t talk so much about jogging..but their potty humor is pretty funny

Running with the Pack:  I’ve also listened to Allen Gyorke, now with Stevie Rocco as co-host, since he began his podcast a few years ago. Very enjoyable

Dirt Dawg’s Rambling:  Mike Croy is a runner from the Detroit area; his podcasts reflect what he is up to at the moment; sometimes training for an ultra, running a marathon, speedwork;  his best episodes are when the wife drops in!

The Competitors:  Bob Babbitt and Paul Huddle have been doing this for years; they always have the big names in triathlon and running on their show

Embrace Running:  I stumbled across Elena and Mark’s podcast and enjoy it.  They just talk about their week in training, what races they have done and the experiences that they have.

Do you have any running/outdoor podcasts you think I would enjoy listening to?

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