January 19, 2021
Karl Meltzer, aka 'the worlds most accomplished ultrarunner', talks about how he got started ultrarunning. We dive deep into his crazy Appalachian Trail fastest known time record - how he planned the 45 day record breaking run, his other failed attempts, injuries, diet, pace, logistics, crew, and more.
Karl talks about how he made a living running while bartending at night. Some of his brand partnerships evolved into one of the most popular Red Bull documentaries of all time as well as designing one of the most popular trail running shoes on the market, the Speedgoat by Hoka One One.
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By Chris Cage
Chris launched Greenbelly Meals in 2014 after thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail for 6 months. Since then, Greenbelly has been written up by everyone from Backpacker Magazine to Fast Company. He wrote How to Hike the Appalachian Trail and currently works from his laptop all over the globe. Instagram: @chrisrcage.
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