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Hellbender 100 2022 Post Race Wrap Up Episode with Race Winners Jonathan Ibach & Marisa Romeo - Episode 18

Hellbender 100 2022 Post Race Wrap Up Episode with Race Winners Jonathan Ibach & Marisa Romeo - Episode 18

May 12, 2022

Hellbender 2022 is in the books. Hear from race winners Jonathan Ibach & Marisa Romeo about their races and my closing thoughts on the event.

 

To reach the RUN828 Foundation, please visit:

https://www.run828foundation.org/ 

 

To reach NC Mountain Trail Runners Club, please visit:

https://ncmtr.org/

 

To reach Aaron, please email:

hellbender100RD@gmail.com

 

To find out more information about Hellbender, please visit:

https://www.hellbender100.com/

 

Also, please like our Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/Hellbender100

 

And Instagram: @hellbender100miler

 

30% Off Pisgah Map Co. - Grandfather Ranger District Map - Use code HELLBENDER100 - https://www.pisgahmapcompany.com/shop-trail-guides/grandfather-ranger-district

 

Trail Work Volunteer opportunities - https://www.g5trailcollective.org/events

 

Live Trail - https://www.livetrail.net/

 

Jameson Coffee - Speedgoat Karl's 100 Mile Blend - https://www.jamesoncoffee.com/product/speedgoat-karls-100-mile-blend

 

Squirrels Nut Butter - https://squirrelsnutbutter.com/

 

Tailwind Nutrition - https://tailwindnutrition.com/

 

Gu Energy - https://guenergy.com/

 

Leki Trail Running Poles - https://www.leki.com/us/trail-running/

Pre-Race Podcast - Last One Prior to Race Day - Episode 17

Pre-Race Podcast - Last One Prior to Race Day - Episode 17

April 16, 2022

Reminders & Race Schedule explained in the Episode.

 

To reach the RUN828 Foundation, please visit:

https://www.run828foundation.org/ 

 

To reach NC Mountain Trail Runners Club, please visit:

https://ncmtr.org/

 

To reach Aaron, please email:

hellbender100RD@gmail.com

 

To find out more information about Hellbender, please visit:

https://www.hellbender100.com/

 

Also, please like our Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/Hellbender100

 

And Instagram: @hellbender100miler

 

30% Off Pisgah Map Co. - Grandfather Ranger District Map - Use code HELLBENDER100 - https://www.pisgahmapcompany.com/shop-trail-guides/grandfather-ranger-district

 

 

Reviewing the Course Changes & Looking at Each Aid Station - Episode 16

Reviewing the Course Changes & Looking at Each Aid Station - Episode 16

April 2, 2022

In this episode, I review the new course changes and go in depth as to what to expect at and between each Aid Station. Once again, a huge thanks to our volunteers Victor Mariano & Abby Harris for their help in making and communicating these changes!

 

Resources:

New Course Change YouTube video & channel - https://youtu.be/zVaprM4PigM

Course Preview Episode - https://hellbender100.podbean.com/e/course-preview-withcourse-creator-brandon-thrower-episode-4/

 

Thanks also to our Partners:

Hunter Subaru - https://www.huntersubaru.com/

Foxworth Advisors - https://www.foxworthadvisors.com/

Hillman Beer - https://hillmanbeer.com/old-fort/

Pardee Health - https://www.pardeehospital.org/

Jus Running - https://www.jusrunning.com/

Mountain Running Company - https://mountainrunningcompany.com/

Fleet Feet Asheville - https://www.fleetfeet.com/s/asheville/

Range Urgent Care - https://rangeurgentcare.com/

 

To reach the RUN828 Foundation, please visit:

https://www.run828foundation.org/ 

 

To reach NC Mountain Trail Runners Club, please visit:

https://ncmtr.org/

 

To reach Aaron, please email:

hellbender100RD@gmail.com

 

To find out more information about Hellbender, please visit:

https://www.hellbender100.com/

 

Also, please like our Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/Hellbender100

 

And Instagram: @hellbender100miler

 

30% Off Pisgah Map Co. - Grandfather Ranger District Map - Use code HELLBENDER100 - https://www.pisgahmapcompany.com/shop-trail-guides/grandfather-ranger-district

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wildlife at Hellbender 100 & Suggested Gear List - Episode 15

Wildlife at Hellbender 100 & Suggested Gear List - Episode 15

March 19, 2022

In this episode, I speak to what wildlife can be present on the trails of the Hellbender 100 & why we selected the items for the suggested gear list.

Suggested Gear List:

Runners should carry suggested gear at all times. This includes:
headlamp with backup batteries and backup headlamp, red flashing back
light (must be worn during all nighttime sections), waterproof jacket,
gloves, hat or Buff, emergency blanket, hydration carrier (40oz+), 500
calories (may include fluid calories) first aid adhesive tape, cell phone with
rechargeable battery or charging cord, water filtration device (lifestraw,
Katadyn, BeFree or the like) and a whistle.

 

Bear attack instructions according to National Park Service - https://www.nps.gov/articles/bearattacks.htm

Snake bites - https://www.mayoclinic.org/first-aid/first-aid-snake-bites/basics/art-20056681

Black Widow Bite - https://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/black-widow-spider-bite#:~:text=Wash%20the%20area%20with%20soap,elevate%20it%20to%20prevent%20swelling.

Tick bite - https://www.cdc.gov/ticks/pdfs/FS_TickBite-508.pdf

Bee sting - https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bee-stings/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353874

 

Hellbender contacts:

To reach the RUN828 Foundation, please visit:

https://www.run828foundation.org/ 

 

To reach NC Mountain Trail Runners Club, please visit:

https://ncmtr.org/

 

To reach Aaron, please email:

hellbender100RD@gmail.com

 

To find out more information about Hellbender, please visit:

https://www.hellbender100.com/

 

Also, please like our Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/Hellbender100

 

And Instagram: @hellbender100miler

 

Hellbender Partners:

30% Off Pisgah Map Co. - Grandfather Ranger District Map - Use code HELLBENDER100 - https://www.pisgahmapcompany.com/shop-trail-guides/grandfather-ranger-district

Trail Work Volunteer opportunities Mar. 17-19 & Apr. 10 (amongst others) - https://www.g5trailcollective.org/events

Live Trail - https://www.livetrail.net/

Jameson Coffee - Speedgoat Karl's 100 Mile Blend - https://www.jamesoncoffee.com/product/speedgoat-karls-100-mile-blend

Squirrels Nut Butter - https://squirrelsnutbutter.com/

Trail Sisters Approval Requirements - https://calendar.trailsisters.net/trail-sisters-approved/

Tailwind Nutrition - https://tailwindnutrition.com/

Gu Energy - https://guenergy.com/

Leki Trail Running Poles - https://www.leki.com/us/trail-running/

 

 

 

 

Corey Alexander’s Return to Finish Hellbender after a DNF in 2019 - Episode 14

Corey Alexander’s Return to Finish Hellbender after a DNF in 2019 - Episode 14

March 5, 2022

Corey had a tough day in 2019, but he's back this year to finish. Hear his story and how he plans to put himself in the best situation to finish this year.

 

Corey can be reached through his website https://www.halfnewtrunningevents.com/

 

To reach the RUN828 Foundation, please visit:

https://www.run828foundation.org/ 

 

To reach NC Mountain Trail Runners Club, please visit:

https://ncmtr.org/

 

To reach Aaron, please email:

hellbender100RD@gmail.com

 

To find out more information about Hellbender, please visit:

https://www.hellbender100.com/

 

Also, please like our Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/Hellbender100

 

And Instagram: @hellbender100miler

30% Off Pisgah Map Co. - Grandfather Ranger District Map - Use code HELLBENDER100 - https://www.pisgahmapcompany.com/shop-trail-guides/grandfather-ranger-district

 

Trail Work Volunteer opportunities Mar. 17-19 & Apr. 10 (amongst others) - https://www.g5trailcollective.org/events

A Focus On Pacers for The Hellbender 100 - Episode 13

A Focus On Pacers for The Hellbender 100 - Episode 13

February 19, 2022

We wanted to make a resource that might help your pacers just as we did for the crewing episode (#11), so Lyle Mitchell (paced Hellbender twice so far) came on and shared his experiences and pacing knowledge with me. We hope this helps your team!

Resources:

Course Preview w/ Brandon Thrower - Ep. 4 - https://hellbender100.podbean.com/e/course-preview-withcourse-creator-brandon-thrower-episode-4/

G5 Trail Collective Workdays - https://www.g5trailcollective.org/events

 

To reach the RUN828 Foundation, please visit:

https://www.run828foundation.org/ 

 

To reach NC Mountain Trail Runners Club, please visit:

https://ncmtr.org/

 

To reach Aaron, please email:

hellbender100RD@gmail.com

 

To find out more information about Hellbender, please visit:

https://www.hellbender100.com/

 

Also, please like our Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/Hellbender100

 

And Instagram: @hellbender100miler

30% Off Pisgah Map Co. - Grandfather Ranger District Map - Use code HELLBENDER100 - https://www.pisgahmapcompany.com/shop-trail-guides/grandfather-ranger-district

 

Trail Work Volunteer opportunities Mar. 17-19 & Apr. 10 (amongst others) - https://www.g5trailcollective.org/events

 

Best of the Blue Ridge - Toughest Race - https://www.blueridgeoutdoors.com/magazine/february-2022-magazine/best-of-the-blue-ridge-2022-readers-choice-awards/

 

Live Trail - https://www.livetrail.net/

 

Jameson Coffee - Speedgoat Karl's 100 Mile Blend - https://www.jamesoncoffee.com/product/speedgoat-karls-100-mile-blend

 

Squirrels Nut Butter - https://squirrelsnutbutter.com/

 

Trail Sisters Approval Requirements - https://calendar.trailsisters.net/trail-sisters-approved/

 

Tailwind Nutrition - https://tailwindnutrition.com/

 

Gu Energy - https://guenergy.com/

 

Leki Trail Running Poles - https://www.leki.com/us/trail-running/

 

 

 

Training Checkin & Race Updates - Episode 12

Training Checkin & Race Updates - Episode 12

February 5, 2022

30% Off Pisgah Map Co. - Grandfather Ranger District Map - Use code HELLBENDER100 - https://www.pisgahmapcompany.com/shop-trail-guides/grandfather-ranger-district

 

Trail Work Volunteer opportunities Mar. 17-19 & Apr. 10 (amongst others) - https://www.g5trailcollective.org/events

 

Best of the Blue Ridge - Toughest Race - https://www.blueridgeoutdoors.com/magazine/february-2022-magazine/best-of-the-blue-ridge-2022-readers-choice-awards/

 

Live Trail - https://www.livetrail.net/

 

Jameson Coffee - Speedgoat Karl's 100 Mile Blend - https://www.jamesoncoffee.com/product/speedgoat-karls-100-mile-blend

 

Squirrels Nut Butter - https://squirrelsnutbutter.com/

 

Trail Sisters Approval Requirements - https://calendar.trailsisters.net/trail-sisters-approved/

 

Tailwind Nutrition - https://tailwindnutrition.com/

 

Gu Energy - https://guenergy.com/

 

Leki Trail Running Poles - https://www.leki.com/us/trail-running/

 

To reach the RUN828 Foundation, please visit:

https://www.run828foundation.org/ 

 

To reach NC Mountain Trail Runners Club, please visit:

https://ncmtr.org/

 

To reach Aaron, please email:

hellbender100RD@gmail.com

 

To find out more information about Hellbender, please visit:

https://www.hellbender100.com/

 

Also, please like our Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/Hellbender100

 

And Instagram: @hellbender100miler

 

 

 

 

Crewing Hellbender with Laney & Carrie Baris - Episode 11

Crewing Hellbender with Laney & Carrie Baris - Episode 11

January 15, 2022

As you'll learn in this episode, Laney & Carrie Baris are sisters with a ton of Running & Crewing experience. Laney ran Hellbender in 2018 and Carrie crewed & paced her. We share as much as we can about crewing for Hellbender. Enjoy!

 

To reach the RUN828 Foundation, please visit:

https://www.run828foundation.org/ 

 

To reach NC Mountain Trail Runners Club, please visit:

https://ncmtr.org/

 

To reach Aaron, please email:

hellbender100RD@gmail.com

 

To find out more information about Hellbender, please visit:

https://www.hellbender100.com/

 

Also, please like our Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/Hellbender100

 

And Instagram: @hellbender100miler

 

 

 

Nutrition Tips for Training & Racing w/ Registered Dietitian Jake Edmiston - Episode 10

Nutrition Tips for Training & Racing w/ Registered Dietitian Jake Edmiston - Episode 10

January 1, 2022

Jake drops a ton of nutrition knowledge in this episode. He spells out what your body needs and how to practice and execute your nutrition/hydration plan for race day!

 

If you'd like to contact Jake, please email him at edmistonrdn@gmail.com

 

Thanks again to Hillman Beer for coming on board as a Partner!

PLEASE CHECK THEIR WEBSITE FOR UPCOMING EVENTS:

INSTAGRAM HANDLES:

@HILLMANBEEROLDFORT

@HILLMANBEER

Facebook links:
 

 

HELLBENDER CONTACTS:

To reach the RUN828 Foundation, please visit:

https://www.run828foundation.org/ 

 

To reach NC Mountain Trail Runners Club, please visit:

https://ncmtr.org/

 

To reach Aaron, please email:

hellbender100RD@gmail.com

 

To find out more information about Hellbender, please visit:

https://www.hellbender100.com/

 

Also, please like our Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/Hellbender100

 

And Instagram: @hellbender100miler

 

 

 

Learning from (I mean no slight) a back of the packer…Matt Vahey - Episode 9

Learning from (I mean no slight) a back of the packer…Matt Vahey - Episode 9

December 18, 2021

In 2018, Matt Vahey was our last finisher in 38 hours & 43 minutes. He shares his experience and what he learned from the course. He's coming back for 2022! 

 

To reach the RUN828 Foundation, please visit:

https://www.run828foundation.org/ 

 

To reach NC Mountain Trail Runners Club, please visit:

https://ncmtr.org/

 

To reach Aaron, please email:

hellbender100RD@gmail.com

 

To find out more information about Hellbender, please visit:

https://www.hellbender100.com/

 

Also, please like our Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/Hellbender100

 

And Instagram: @hellbender100miler

 

 

 

 

 

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