I’ll Have Another Podcast Episode 64: Krissy Moehl

In this episode of I’ll Have Another, we are talking Ultra Running and adventure. I have a group of friends taking on Rim to Rim to Rim this week and they posted a TedX Talk of my guest for today’s show Krissy Moehl. Krissy has completed R2R2R really fast, so we were intrigued to her her talk.  I rarely sit down and watch any sort of on-line video, but I watched this video completely intrigued and immediately emailed her to see if she’d chat with me for the show!

Krissy is an Ultra Trail Running,  a coach, an author and a race director. In seventeen years of Ultrarunning Krissy has toed the line to over 100 races, including 55 female wins, 2 outright wins and just 2 DNFs.  In the hour we had, we didn’t get into even a baby chunk of her accomplishments- so I wanted to list them here:

  • May 14, 2016, Quicksilver 100k, female win
  • September 28-30, 2015, Tahoe Rim Trail FKT women’s supported record 47:29
  • May 2015, World 50 mile Trail Championships, Annecy France. Team USA
  • December 6-7, 2014, 2-day, 106 mile crossing of Patagonia National Park, Chile
  • September 1-8, 2014, 7-day, 120 mile traverse of Sweden’s Kings Trail
  • June 1, 2014, Cayuga 50 mile USATF National Trail Championships, 2nd female, 22nd overall 8:51
  • February 15, 2014, Run the Rann 101km, India. 1st female (tie with Nikki Kimball), 2nd overall (4-way tie) 12:59
  • September 28, 2013 Patagonian International Marathon, 1st female, 4th overall 5:49
  • August 22-23, 2013 Fastest Known Time set on Wonderland Trail with Darcy Africa 22:22
  • August 10, 2013 Squamish 50 mile, 1st female, 6th overall 9:37
  • April 26, 2013, Ultra Trail du Mont Fuji, 1st female, 25th overall 24:35
  • November 3, 2012, Mt. Masochist 50 mile – 30th Anniversary, 1st female 8:41:28
  • October 20-27, 2012, Run around the Roof of Africa. 1st group to circumnavigate 270km around Kilimanjaro
  • October 13, 2012, Otter African Trail Race, 1st female, 5:24:59
  • July 13, 2012, Hardrock 100 mile, 4th female, 36:36 (true Hardrocker, have completed the race in both directions)
  • June 23, 2012, Western States 100 mile Endurance Run, 4th female 18:29 (personal best for 100 mile distance)
  • December 3, 2011 The North Face 50 mile Endurance Championships, 4th female 7:47
  • July 30, 2011 White River 50 mile, Crystal Mountain, WA, 2nd female, 8:35
  • June 11, 2011 San Diego 100, Camp Al Bahr, California, 1st female, 6th overall, 19:41:13!! (CR)
  • September 2010 – Shinetsu Five Mountains 110km, Madaro, Japan: 1st female, 14th overall. 13:31
  • August 2010 – Transrockies Stage Race, Buena Vista to Beaver Creek – Vasque team with Bryan Dayton.  1st open mixed
  • April 2010 – Mad City 100 km, Madison, WI: 4th female, 11th overall. 8:33:55 (qualifying time for World 100k team)
  • August 2009 – Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc, Chamonix, France: 1st female, 11th overall. 24:56:01 (current CR)
  • June 2009 – Western States 100 mile, Auburn, CA: 2nd female, 13th overall. 19:26:02
  • July 2007 – Hardrock 100, Silverton, CO: 1st female, 3rd overall. 29:24:45
  • January 2007 – HURT 100, Oahu, HI: 1st female, tied for 2nd overall. 26:15
  • August 2006 – Where’s Waldo 100 km, Corvalis, OR: 1st female, 1st overall. 11:18
  • 2005 – Grand Slam – youngest female and second fastest to complete the series
  • 2004 – Wasatch 100, Kaysville, UT: 1st female, 7th overall. 23:49:47

In this episode, Krissy talks about the important factors that make up a successful race for her- outside of just being physically prepared. She talks about a few of her many adventures in depth- like having the fastest known time around the Lake Tahoe Trail. We talk about how being competitive is great, but working with others is a big part of that. Krissy is humble and kind and the perfect example of what the sport of Ultra Running is all about.

Show Notes: 

Trail Sisters

Krissy’s Ted Talk

Running your First Ultra – Krissy Moehl

Western States

Chuckanut 50k

The Tipping Point – Malcolm Gladwell 

A  Dog’s Purpose – W. Bruce Cameron

The Conservation Alliance

Girls on the Run 

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