Yup, that’s right.

This episode is all about road running, and why trail runners shouldn’t be afraid of a few road miles.

I discuss the benefits of road running for trails runners, and 4 road workouts you should incorporate into your training for better results … even when the focus is on an ultramarathon.

Here’s what I covered in today’s show:

  • Why runners are so stubborn
  • Are there benefits to training on the road?
  • Why road runner will make you a better all around runner
  • 4 road workouts for trail runners
  • Shifting your perception of road miles

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Author Doug Hay is the founder of Rock Creek Runner, host of the Trail Talk podcast, and fanatical about everything trail running -- beards, plaid shirts, bruised toenails, and all. He and his wife live and run in beautiful Black Mountain, NC.

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