Episode 21 – Interview with Scott Jurek

The Geeks, download here,  are honored to sit down with Scott Jurek to talk ultra-running, vegan lifestyle, and “Born to Run.”  Scott details his start in ultras, offers advice on marathoning, talks about the differences between marathons and ultras (besides distance), describes how being vegan impacts/helps his running, and more!

For those who don’t know Scott, he has done the following:

2010 IAU-IAAF 24-hr World Championships – 165.7 miles, Silver Medal

2006, 2007, 2008 1st place 153-mile Spartathlon

2007 HardRock 100 1st place

2005 & 2006 Badwater 1st place

1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 Western States 100 1st place

As well as countless 100Ks, 50Ks, 50 milers.

Scott was also prominently featured in Christopher McDougall’s book, “Born to Run” as El Venado.

Follow Scott on Twitter: @ScottJurek.

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3 Responses to Episode 21 – Interview with Scott Jurek

  1. Stuart says:

    Great interview guys, really good stuff, you might want to check out Through the Wall by Neal Jamison too!

  2. Evan says:

    Great interview guys! There’s good stuff in there.

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