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Consummate Athlete Podcast

Author Molly Hurford and Endurance Coach Peter Glassford bring you the Consummate Athlete Podcast. We interview people who embrace multiple sports to lead adventure-filled lives and answer listener questions about training and health.


Past guests Include: Stacy sims, Stephen Seiler, Simon Marshall,  Kylee Van HornFrank Overton (SweetSpot), Dean Golich, Joe Friel, Marco Altini (HRV4Training)Alex Coates, Katarina Nash, Geoff Kabush, Ellen Noble, Phil Gaimon, Josie Perry, Stevie Lyn Smith, Gemma Sampson, Megan Roche, David Roche, Lori Nedescu, Matt Fitzgerald, Same Hale, Dr. Marc Bubbs, Christopher Mcdougal, Rebecca Rush, Kate Courtney, Kathy Herzog, Maghalie Rochette, Danelle Kabush, Steve Neal, David Epstein and Many More 

Jun 5, 2018

As we hinted last week we went and tried to walk (or 'speed hike') the La Cloche Silhouette Trail in Killarney Provincial Park in Ontario, Canada. We finished the loop and talk about what we learned about walking for extended periods of time and about camping in the backcountry.

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Thanks to Eric Batty & Chris Wood and Mark From Joyride for intelligence beforehand
Why speed hike (talk FKT, Peter past run with Eric)
What we packed / what we wish we had or didn’t have (rice bars / tent poles)
How the 2 days played out - hiking & camping
  •  well tested, waterproof but athletic shoe or hiker (low/light) 
  • Peter used Salomon Trail Runners
What we would have changed (better bug protection, or would have gone at a different time of year—heard it would be buggy but didn’t know it would be that bad
  • less food / more ‘fuel’
  • Compress / premake meals 
  • More research on sites / mile markers
  • Hydration packs vs. move water twice
What we did right 
What we learned (one in a bad mood, other will rally \ we do this $hit so we can get to the end and have that reward of sitting down.)
What’s next?