Ep20: Amine Dib & OCRWC Qualifying Hannibal Race in Lebanon

July 18, 2017

International Fitness Icon and co-owner of the Hannibal Race, Amine Dib talks about Lebanon's only OCR.  Episode includes what may be the first live broadcast of OCR anywhere in the world, the future of the race series, possible expansion locations, a possible deal with Spartan, plans to attend Blue Mountain and OCRWC qualifying.  Plus, Evan finds out about his upcoming trip with CTG Pro Brenna Calvert talking and shares some sneak previews of great OCR content that will be published later this week.  


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Intro/outro music brought to you by Marc Capaldo & Madison Ambush


Ep 19: Travis Esterby & The Runner’s Hub Ultra-Army

July 12, 2017

Owner of the only running store in Clarksville, TN, The Runner's Hub along with accomplished ultra-runner Travis Esterby joins Evan Perperis.  Topics discussed include ultra-running training, what Western States along with Leadville ultra-marathons are like, how his 20 year military career made him a better athlete and what it is like opening your own running store.  Plus, learn the secret of Evan's long runs.


If you are going to be at the Spartan Sprint Nashville in August, make sure you stop by the Runner's Hub (soon to be a Fleet Feet). 

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Pick up Evan's book "Strength & Speed's Guide to Elite OCR".

Intro/Outro music from Madison Ambush.


Ep18: The Bodes & OCR Media

July 3, 2017

Hosts of the Overcome and Run Podcast join Evan to discuss breaking into the OCR Podcast world, the future of Overcome and Run, Jay's plan for training on deployment and thoughts on recent OCR Media (including Spartan Ultimate Team Challenge, American Ninja Warrior and Team Ninja Warrior).  Additionally, Evan and Jay prepare their audition tape for hosting Spartan Ultimate Team Challenge.


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Pick up Evan's book "Strength & Speed's Guide to Elite OCR".

Intro/Outro music from Madison Ambush.


Ep17: Leah Hensley & Toughest Dirt Runner

June 14, 2017

Battle Corps and S&S Dev Team Athlete Leah Hensley joins Brenna and Evan to discuss recent 8 hour Ultra-OCR events including Toughest Mudder Atlanta, Toughest Mudder Philly and Dirt Runner's Midwest Mayhem 6 hr event.  


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Intro/Outro music brought to by Marc Capaldo and Madison Ambush.


Ep16: Savage Warrior & CTG

June 7, 2017

Brenna Calvert and Evan Perperis discuss their recent race results and experiences including Brenna's podium finish at Savage Race Georgia, Evan's 1st place at Warrior Dash TN and discussing the hardest (?) four miles of OCR at Conquer The Gauntlet Atlanta.  


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Intro/Outro music from Marc Capaldo and Madison Ambush


Ep15: Tim Oliver & True Grit Enduro 24

May 24, 2017

Ultra-OCR Australian athlete Timothy Oliver shares with S&S his secret to success, how World's Toughest Mudder is different than True Grit Enduro 24 and details about the Australian OCR scene.  For any Australian's listening to this that want a copy of the book "S&S's Guide to Elite OCR" message Strength & Speed or Evan Perpers on Facebook and he will bring a copy to True Grit in June.


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Ep14: Kalle Beck & Strongman OCR Tips

May 10, 2017

California's Strongest Man, top 10 finisher at National's and 6th at Arnold World Championship Strongman Kalle Beck joins Evan to discuss the application of Strongman training to OCR.  The owner of StartingStrongman.com and coach for Complete Human Performance, Kalle shares his views and highlights similarities between OCR-Strongman, topics include television appearances, drugs, developing hype, standardizing the sport, negative aspects of the Olympics and much more.  


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Ep13: Serra Langone & FIT Challenge

May 3, 2017

Strength & Speed Developmental Team athlete Serra Langone joins Brenna and Evan to discuss her recent win at the multi-lap FIT Challenge, her experiences of the Dev Team and how she balances work-life-training.  

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Ep12: Terrain Relay 24 & Teamwork

April 26, 2017

The 2nd place team, Strength & Speed, discuss their experiences at the first ever Terrain Racing Relay 24 hour race.  Joining Evan Perperis is Miles Keller, Ryan Owen and Chris Polito.  The team talks about the format (strength, speed, technique), their strategy for racing/fueling and gives a special shoutout to dryrobe.


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Intro/Outro music from Marc Capaldo and Madison Ambush.   


Ep11: Jordon Buscemi & The Wisconsin Dirt Runners

April 19, 2017

Wisconsin OCR athlete Jordon Buscemi shares his secrets of success and how to podium at OCR World Championships along with how he manages to balance work/life balance with his 20+ first place finishes.  Also, Evan offers help for Ultra-OCR and Brenna asks about future plans.  


This episode is brought to you by Harbinger Fitness.  

Intro/Outro by Marc Capaldo of Madison Ambush.