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Man Bun Run

An inside look into the world of running and endurance sports as brought to you by those who live and breathe the sport. Each guest brings unique experiences and insight to the table in an enjoyable free flowing conversation that touches on anything from pop culture to pre-race day rituals.
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Sep 17, 2018

I had the absolute joy of talking with Clare about her recent races as well as her desires to help the environment.  She is a person who deeply cares about her passions and this shines through throughout the episode.  It's always fun to catch up with her and see how things have been going.  In this episode we cover her races over the summer as well as my ideas for her political career as well as her crazy experiences at UTMB.  Enjoy the episode!

Sep 10, 2018

In this episode Cat and I discuss her recent race at UTMB as well as the ups and downs that she's had since her victory at Western States last year.  It was awesome learning more about Cat and about what motivates her to succeed at the highest levels of ultra running.  Enjoy!!

Sep 3, 2018

I joked with Stephanie about this in the episode, but she is legit one of the most interesting and fascinating people on the planet.  Listening to her life story and experiences was such a joy for me and I hope everyone listening feels the same way.  Stephanie is proof of just following your dreams and there's no telling where it will take you.  Enjoy!

Aug 27, 2018

In this episode, Run Hot and Man Bun break down the Tale of the Roof Walkers, the perils of Coyote Corridor and Skeeter Bridge, as well as the origins of "Rylee...  Right?" and so much more.  Enjoy!

Aug 20, 2018

I had a great chat with Chris Chavez, journalist for Sports Illustrated, podcaster for Citius Mag, as well as the founder of the website https://citiusmag.com

Chris and I chatted about the fun behind getting to know these professional runners as well as our own love for running.  Not many are as informed in the world of track and field as Chris is, and it was a joy having him on the podcast.  

Enjoy!

Aug 13, 2018

This summer Hayden had a unique opportunity to tour Europe and train and he took full advantage of the opportunity.  In this episode we chat about what he learned and how it has helped change his perspective on races and life.  As always, Hayden is a pleasure to chat with and I left feeling excited to get out and run.

Aug 6, 2018

In this episode I decided to do something different and chat about my life and how overcoming trials in life has helped me become the person I am today.  Enjoy!

Jul 30, 2018

I had the privilege of chatting with Sarah about her unique and one of a kind journey to the Olympics and how it has helped shape her into the runner and person she is today.  In the intro, I mention how Sarah is going to host a running and creative retreat, and if you want to learn more, you can do so by clicking on the link here: https://trailrun.lodgedout.com

 

Sarah also mentions the Jeddah Running Collective, and here is how you can find them on instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jeddahrunningcollective/?hl=en

Enjoy!

Jul 23, 2018

In this episode Gwen and I chat about her decision to go from the triathlon to the marathon, her reasons for choosing the Bowerman Track Club, the hurdles of coming back to training after having a child, the importance of teamwork with her husband, and so much more.  Gwen's love for the sport is awesome and for anyone wanting to follow her journey, be sure to follow her on youtube here: https://www.youtube.com/user/gwenjorgensen/featured

Enjoy!

Jul 16, 2018

In this episode Sara and I chat about her love of running, what led her to the marathon, as well as her support of adoption.  Sara truly is one of the "good ones" when it comes to a professional athlete and it was an honor being able to speak with her and learn more about her life.  Enjoy!!

Jul 11, 2018

In this episode Lucy and I chat about her amazing debut 100 Mile race at Western States as well as what got her into ultra running.  Lucy is 22 and completed her first ultra when she was 15.  Her story of how she was able to get into that race at such a young age is truly inspiring and entertaining.  Lucy will be a joy to follow for years to come.  Enjoy the episode!

Jul 9, 2018

In this episode, Kelly returns to the show to discuss her recent races at Transvulcania and Lavaredo.  We do a deep dive into her love of smoothies as well as some of her racing strategies...  Including crushing souls.  As always, Kelly is a blast to talk to and its great hearing about her races.  You can find her on instagram here: @kel.lobo

Or check out her blog here: https://kellywolf-endurance.com

Jul 2, 2018

A few years ago Becky was able to tour the world while running and write a book about it...  And her experiences changed her life.  Becky's love for running is obvious and it was an absolute joy to learn more about her life.

Her book, "Run the World," can be found here on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Run-World-500-Mile-Journey-Cultures/dp/006241643X

Jun 25, 2018

In this episode Glen, Bill, and I wind our way through various topics ranging from the Western States 100 race, to future running storylines, to how the sport can gain more mainstream attraction, to Glen FINALLY admitting that Childish Gambino is good.  It's always a blast having my good friends the Zdon brothers on the show.  They've been a huge source of support for me over my podcasting career and its fun to geek out about running and podcasting with them.  Enjoy the show!

Jun 18, 2018

In this episode Shea and I discuss her running career as well as many other aspects of her journey, including her love of running and what drives her, as well as her love for Nike and why she chose the Oregon Track Club.  Shea's love of life is contagious and it was a blast speaking with her.  Enjoy!

Jun 11, 2018

In this episode Shelby and I recap her recent victory at the Prefontaine 1500M as well as her training leading up to the race.  We also take a deep dive into her views on French bread, Harry Potter, and many other topics.  Shelby has transitioned her success from making the Olympics in 2016 into furthering her athletic career and I'm very excited to see where her training takes her.

Jun 4, 2018

Mark had an amazing string of race in 2017 which landed him as the #5 Ultra Runner of the Year for Ultra Running Magazine.  We talk about his success and his dedication to getting better.  Mark also is a recent newlywed and we learn more about his life and what led him to running.  Such a great guy.  Enjoy!

May 28, 2018

Jared Hazen started early in the ultra running world and quickly made a name for himself with some impressive finishes.  In this episode we chat about what brought him out west, his love for the 100 mile distance, and what drives him as a runner.  Enjoy!

May 21, 2018

It's Vasculitis Awareness Month and Brandon reached out to me to discuss the trials that people go through that suffer this rare auto immune disease.  Brandon not only battles with it every day but also competes in track and field at an elite level.  How he has been able to manage both is a testament to the human spirit and is truly inspiring.  Follow Brandon's journey by visiting his webite: www.brandonhudgins.com to learn more.  If you like what you hear please subscribe for more!

May 14, 2018

It's been over a year and a half since I last spoke with Jared and a lot has transpired in his career since then.  It was great to hear about Jared's life and what he's been up to in the running world.  Be sure to subscribe to the podcast for more content from runners from all disciplines of running!

May 7, 2018

After the Boston Marathon this year, one of the main storylines was...  Who is Sarah Sellers?  Sarah surprised the field on stormy day and in doing so inspired so many people across the US.  It was an honor to discuss Sarah's running journey with her and I was so happy to be able to chat with a fellow Utahn.  Enjoy the episode!!

Apr 30, 2018

Ali has the unique skill of making you instantly feel like you are her friend.  Her running journey, just like everyone's, is unique and very personal to her.  I was lucky enough to hear Ali talk about her struggles and how she overcomes them.  She was such an awesome guest.  Enjoy the conversation!

Apr 23, 2018

I had the honor of chatting with Eric Senseman fresh off of his Golden Ticket performance at the Lake Sonoma 50 miler.  It was so much fun hearing about his race and also hearing about his running journey and what he enjoys about the amazing sport of ultra running.  If you like what you heard please subscribe for more great content!

Apr 21, 2018

I had the privilege of discussing all things running with Mark and we talked about his journey into running and how it helped change his perspective on life and let him become the person that he always wanted to be.  Mark has some big goals and it was exciting listening to the passion he has for running and his love of the running community.  Enjoy!

Apr 16, 2018

I had the privilege of chatting with Emily about all things running and it was a blast.  We talked about her early running career, how she joined the Bowerman Track Club and helped pioneer the term "Bowerman Babes" as well as learned a lot about her reasons for running and what motivates her.  Emily is such an amazing person and was a joy to talk to.  If you liked this episode please hit the subscribe button for more great episodes!

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