About this episode

In this bonus episode, Jon speaks to a bunch of high profile and everyday athletes, as well as the wider community at the 2023 Western States Endurance Run (WSER). Everyone shares about what Western States mean to them. Interviewees include: Sally McRae, Ellie Pell, Zach Miller, Dean Karnazas, Finn Melanson, and more! 

In this episode we talk about:

  • what Western States means to you: the athletes, community, volunteers, crew, pacers, spectators and more
  • the running community around the WSER
  • inspiration at Western States
  • finding your limits
  • the history and growth of ultrarunning

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Past guests on For The Long Run include: 177. Molly Seidel; 226. Mike “Kofuzi”; 228. Kara Goucher; 59. Shalane Flanagan; 234. Camille Herron; 198. Courtney Frerichs; 229. Jes Woods; 207. Tyler Andrews; 197. Dean Karnazes; 206. Katie Arnold; 220. CJ Albertson; 153. Joe Holder; 199. Kelly Roberts; 188. Gwen Jorgensen; 205. Emily Abbate; 209. Sara Vaughn; 174. Nick Bare; 97 Amelia Boone; 101. Courtney Dauwalter, 219. Dylan Bowman; 191. Matt Chittim; 200. David Roche; and more!

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