Ian Torrence-Build a Bonk Proof Body

June 17, 2013

Ian Torrence has a deep resume of trail ultras:

  • Finished over 170 ultras and has won over 50!
  • In 1999, he finished 16 ultras and 1 marathon and won 12.
  • In 2002, he completed the Grand Slam of Ultras
  • 18 JFK finishes including 11 top ten finishes

He currently resides in the trail running mecca of Flagstaff, AZ where he trains and coaches for McMillan Running as their ultra-marathon coach.  Ian talks to us about his experiences and how his body and training has changed over time, how he has adjusted his training to continue to race successfully and tips he feels will help you build a bonk proof body.

Ian Torrence’s Blog

Some articled he has written for IRunFar

Take the Tailwind Challenge at: Tailwind Nutrition   

Check out the cool rechargable headlamps made for trail running at Petzl

Closing Song: “Mama Kin” by Aerosmith