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Women of Distance

English, Sports, 23 seasons, 53 episodes, 2 days, 8 hours, 46 minutes
A podcast about the women of Mountain, Trail, Ultra and Road running worlds. Hosted by Devon Yanko.
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Addie Bracy

In this episode, we sit down with woman of many hats, Addie Bracy, who literally wrote the book on mental training. She doles out a wealth of knowledge about mental training and performance, how she used a new mindset to win Run Rabbit Run 100, and also delves into how she’s increasing diversity in the larger running community, through her organization OutRun, and evolving our sport for the good. 
10/4/20211 hour, 7 minutes, 38 seconds
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Courtney Dauwalter

In this episode we sit down with recent UTMB champion and course record holder, Courtney Dauwalter. Courtney is one of the most dominant ultrarunners on the scene right now and so we dig into how she handles and leverages failure, the mental game of ultrarunning, and basically try to glean some of her positivity and wisdom into our own running. Enjoy!
9/22/20211 hour, 8 minutes, 31 seconds
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Alison and Devon Catch up!

We're back! After a summer of craziness including injury, wildfire galore, kids, and another big change (ha-we saved it for the end, so you need to listen to learn what!), Devon and Alison catch up on life. They get into the mindset around injury, listening (or not) to different narratives, 100 mile training, and what to expect from the podcast moving forward. 
9/9/202142 minutes, 13 seconds
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Zoe Rom

Zoe Rom is not just a trail and ultra runner, she is very involved in the outdoor space beyond that. She is  writer and journalist. She is the editor-in-chief of Trail Runner magazine, host of the DNF podcast and an outspoken advocate for environmental and social justice. In this episode we not only dive into Zoe's running and career, but navigating tough conversations in the sport and standing up for progress and necessary change. 
8/24/20211 hour, 7 minutes, 35 seconds
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Kriste Peoples

Kriste Peoples is a trail runner, writer, media producer, speaker, organizer, coach, board member of the ATRA, founder of Black Women’s Alliance (BWA) of Denver. She's also just a ray of sunshine and we had an absolute blast talking with her about her lifelong love of the outdoors, her community involvement and where change is necessary in our sport. Enjoy!
8/9/20211 hour, 17 minutes, 43 seconds
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Meghan Hicks

Most people know Meghan Hicks as the managing editor of the awesome IRunFar, but as we dive into in this episode, she is also an amazing athlete, super competitor and one driven human being. It was fun to have her on the other side of the mic for a change and get to know her better!Cover photo credit to Eszter Horanyi. Meghan in front with past guest Maggie Gutterl (middle) and Melissa Beaury (back) in the San Juan Mountains.
7/24/20211 hour, 14 minutes, 33 seconds
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Maggie Guterl

Maggie Guterl comes to the podcast fresh off her win at the Cocodona 250 mile race. In this episode we discuss her history in the sport, how she got into doing loop and last person standing races, and how to keep progressing our sport. Cover photo by  David Wilson.
5/27/202157 minutes, 12 seconds
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Krissy Moehl

Krissy Moehl has been in the forefront of ultrarunning since she began in 2000! In this episode we go down memory lane a bit, and talk about how she’s evolved in the sport. We discuss her longevity with running, her coaching career, and her experience as a race director in the time of Covid. Link to Ted talkLink to ChuckanutLink to book
4/29/20211 hour, 6 minutes, 6 seconds
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Yiou Wang

Yiou Wang is a bay area ultrarunner for Under Armour. In this episode we talk about how she got into the sport after hating running growing up, her transition from roads to trails, and then moving from 50 milers into 100s. Finally, we discuss how to get more women and women of color involved in running. 
4/29/20211 hour, 4 minutes, 24 seconds