For individuals who use Twitter to get their ultramarathon and path information, you’re possible acquainted with SteeltownRunner. He provides to conversations with civil, salient, and good commentary about a few of the obscure races, information, and athletes from our sport.
Behind the net moniker is Paul, a man initially from Pennsylvania who now lives in New York Metropolis, and has turn into obsessed–within the true pupil of the game sense–with ultramarathons from previous and current. On this interview, we additionally talk about the long run: Who’re the true elites of right this moment, the place are they racing, and what sort of mark are they leaving on the game.
This can be a completely different sort of URP episode. Relatively than digging into the visitors’ personal operating, we speak primarily about Jim Walmsley, Camille Herron, Courtney Dauwalter, and some different elite runners, in addition to notable races from world wide. In brief: We geek out in regards to the high runners and put them in context.
Comply with Paul on the Twitter right here.
Need to hear the URP interview with the individuals we mentioned?
That record of ultramarathon longevity Paul was speaking about? Right here it’s. Set a while apart to essentially dig into it.
Fairly good piece on Pedestrianims from the early a part of the final century.
Paul’s favourite soprano slash runner, Lisette Oropesa performs an aria from Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro.
Intro music used with permission from David Rosales
Outro music used with permission from AJ LeGrand