54 minutes | Feb 16, 2021

Episode 32: Ashley Nordell on Ultra Trail Running, Coaching & Adventure

On this episode: burritos (again), crazy scary deer, and the Jack Daniels approach. We’re talking with Ashely Nordell, ultrarunner, mom of two, and coach about training, favorite races, and adventure runs.Show Notes00:35 – Introducing Ashley03:20 – The races that have meant a lot to her (and how you run with bags of ice taped to your knees)06:07 – How she got started with running10:00 – Living in Mount Baldy13:49 – A typical week of running for Ashley19:49 – What’s in Ashley’s running gear kit?23:39 – How she got started coaching (and the Jack Daniels approach)27:19 – A typical coaching/training plan29:00 – The benefits of using a running coach30:30 – Upcoming races for 2021 (and adventures in lieu of races)32:45 – Proudest moments – Ozark Highlands Trail39:45 – The “most fun” ultra race49:15 – What is an “adventure run?”Mentioned in this ShowWestern States 100Angeles Crest 100Jack Daniels (the coach)Ozark Highlands TrailBighorn 100Three Days of SyllamoFind Ashley onlineFacebookInstagram: @ashleyenordellTeam Run Run (for coaching)Connect with us!Like Almost There on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/almostthereadventurepodcast/Follow Almost There on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/almostthere_ap/ Send us a voice message! https://www.speakpipe.com/AlmostThereOur Co-hostsJason Fitzpatrick – IG: @themuirprojectSaveria Tilden – IG: @adventuruswomen  web: AdventurUsWomen.comJeff Hester – IG: @thesocalhiker  web: SoCalHiker.netTheme song by Opus Orange. Courtesy of Emoto Music. The Almost There Adventure Podcast is a celebration of outdoor activities both local and epic. Discussing the big topics and talking to adventurers, artists, legends and activists within the outdoor community.
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