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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