Singletrack Session #96

July 5, 2018

Happy 4th everyone! Loaded show with firework etiquette, Twisted Fork 64k race recap, Hardrock 100 Contest, Ask TrailManners and of course World Cup recap and predictions. Have a wonderful week and we hope you enjoy the show!

Show Notes:

PC: Sherrie Shephard- Pfeifforhorn- Utah- Weekly WDYFTY Winner


Episode #118- Harrison Fluman: Bigfoot 200 Prep Part 2

July 3, 2018

This is part 2 of a 4 part series as we follow Harrison Fluman through his training and eventually Bigfoot 200 race on August 10th. We check in to see how the training is going and if his pacer/crew situation has come together. For Part 3 we would love to have listeners send in questions we can ask him later in July.

Thanks again Harry and Good Luck!

Show Notes:


Singletrack Session #95

June 28, 2018

This week Aric recaps the Western States 100 race and announces our contest winners, gets you ready for the Hardrock 100 and of course covers the 2018 World Cup. 

Oh and Happy Birthday to our friend Megan "Flip Phone" Martinez!

Show Notes:

Don't forget to check out this years US Trail Running Conference in San Luis Obispo Aug 29-31st

PC: Martin Schneekloth: Mt. Rainer NP- Carbon River Trail- Weekly WDYFTY Winner


Episode #117- Preston Wood: Western States 100 finisher 23:41

June 26, 2018

HE DID IT! We had Preston on the podcast a few weeks back as he prepared for his 2nd 100-miler and 1st Western States 100. He threw down a goal of sub 24 and he went out and got it. 

We want to congratulate Preston again for his accomplishment and hard work. He not only is a fantastic trail runner but a great dude!

Listen to his race breakdown- it's awesome!


Singletrack Session #94

June 21, 2018

The big one is finally here- Western States 100. We do a last minute breakdown and drop our picks for the race  as well as give everyone one last chance to enter our WS100 contest. We also dig into the opening round of the World Cup.

Show Notes:

PC: Doug Jenson- Snowbasin, UT: Weekly WDYFTY Winner


Episode #116- Terry Chiplin: US Trail Running Conference

June 19, 2018

Aric jumped on the phone and had the pleasure of talking with Terry Chiplin of the US Trail Running Conference. This year the conference will be held in San Luis Obispo, CA from August 28-31. Please check out the information below and we may even see you there.


REGISTER NOW for the Slo Ultra or US Trail Running Conference and bag a free 

upgrade for the Friday afternoon Conference trail running clinic!


All levels of runners welcome Friday August 31, 1.30 - 6.00 pm for education and inspiration featuring pro athletes and coaches, Krissy Moehl, Peter Maksimow, Emily and Ian Torrence. Interactive and panel sessions covering training, sports nutrition, recovery, gear, safety, and mindful running, plus a form clinic with Altra, trail shoe demos and other trail related products. Branded Headsweats trucker hat included! 


Register here for the  SLO Ultra 

Register here for the US Trail Running Conference 


To benefit from the free upgrade offer, pick the relevant product item when you register for any of the  SLO Ultra races, or any of the race director options for the Conference that include Friday morning. 


Singletrack Session #93

June 14, 2018

Western States is fast approaching with our sweet contest and the World Cup is about to begin. Yes, we know- we do a trail running podcast but the World Cup was a first love. 

We breakdown both Western States and the biggest sporting event in the world. 


Show Notes:

  • Western States 100 info
  • Western States 100 Contest
  • San Juan Fires
  • World Cup 2018 Picks
  • US Trail Running Conference
  • Ask TrailManners
  • Happy Father's Day

PC: Andrew Giles- Kalamalka Lake Park near Vernon, BC- Weekly WDYFTY Winner


Singletrack Session #92

June 7, 2018

Contest Alert: Western States 100 2018 Contest is up and running. Listen to the podcast for rules and how to enter (hint -you need to comment on the Singletrack Session Podcast #92 on the TrailManners website. There are also a lot of race results as well as a reminder that poeple are always here for you. Please talk to somebody when things get rough. 

We also talk about the 6th annual US Trail Running Conference in San Luis Obispo, CA this August 29-31. The conference has a few days of amazing guest speakers and a great way to connect with other runners and Race Directors. 


Show Notes:

PC: Jason Child- Bonneville Shoreline Trail- Weekly WDYFTY Winner




Episode #115- Preston Wood: Western States 100 Prep

June 5, 2018

 Preston Wood received good news the first time he put in for the Western States 100 lottery last year and has been training hard ever since. We had a great time talking with Preston and cannot wait to get him back on after the race. He sat down with us the day before he raced the Squaw Peak 50 and we grilled him on his upcoming Western race. He is such a great guy and we cannot send enough good vibes for his trip to Auburn later this month. Good Luck Preston- TrailManners will be sending all the good mojo your way!

***Update on his 2018 Squaw Peak 50- In the podcast he mentined his goal is to go under 10:30. Preston finished in 9:37

Show Notes:

  • Intro
  • From a 300 lb. offensive Lineman to the Western States 100 start line
  • All things Western States
  • His 2018 Squaw Peak goal

Singletrack Session #91

May 31, 2018

Aric is back from Bellingham and Joel has a new family member. This week's show is loaded with history, controversy and giggles...we love giggles. 

Show Notes:

PC: Bryan Kercher: Pengelly Double Dip Missoula, MT- Weekly WDYFTY Winner