Rea Kolbl has never lost a race longer than eight hours. She won the 24-hour Spartan Ultra World Championship in Telluride this past weekend.

She ran 120 kilometers (75 miles) in 23:59 to win her fourth 24-hour championship since 2017.

She is one of only two women to win the Spartan Ultra Championship and World’s Toughest Mudder. She is the only person to win them both wire-to-wire, and she holds the women’s record for most miles at WTM (tied with Amelia Boone) and the Spartan Ultra Championship.

Rea Kolbl is the greatest women’s endurance OCR athlete ever.

Rea joins us to talk about her race in Telluride, how she was able to pull off the win, and how to have a pre-race conversation with your loved ones when they volunteer to pit for you at a 24-hour race. “I’m not going to be at my best, but I want you to know I still love you.”

A quick message from Will: “Hey, shoot me a text at (619) 485-2726. Who do you think will win the last US National Series race of the year? Veejay Jones or Ryan Atkins? Call your shot before the race on Sunday.

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