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
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!
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!
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.
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!!
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!
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!
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!
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!
I had the privilege to discuss all things running with Aaron Fletcher. Aaron holds several course records here in Utah, most notably for the St. George Marathon. I'm hoping to get the ever elusive BQ at St. George this year so I was super excited to chat with Aaron and learn about his running journey. Enjoy!!
I had a blast discussing all things related to running with Courtney Frerichs. It was a blast learning about how her gymnastic background has helped her and how her affiliation with the Bowerman Track Club has pushed her to new heights. We discuss the importance of candy, the greatness of New Mexico, and so much more. Enjoy!
I had the pleasure of chatting with Camille about all of her amazing running accomplishments. Her 2017 was full of ups and downs and it's amazing how she continues to push the boundaries of what her body is capable of. She is truly an inspiration. Enjoy the episode!!
In this episode, Skyler and I analyze our first ever ultra marathon experience at the Red Mountain 55k. We dive into the highs and lows of the race and hopefully give everyone a fun view of the world of trail races and ultras. Enjoy!
I had the opportunity to chat with Zach Bitter, who holds the American record for fastest 100-Miler. We chat about his love of running and what drives him. Zach's drive and love for the sport is truly inspiring.
I had the opportunity of interviewing one of Amanda's athletes, Hannah Eden, about her fitness journey, and what has inspired her to help others. Hannah's story is so captivating, and her energy so contagious, that you can't help but want to listen to her more and be swept up in her adventures. Enjoy the show!
Kelly recently won the Tarawera 100k in New Zealand and straight crushed it. She was a joy to talk to and her love of running is apparent. Follow her on Instagram: @kel.lobo to learn more about her journey.
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I've been wanting to interview Aric and Joel for a while now since they were one of my early inspirations in the podcasting world. Their easy going nature and love for life is contagious and I was really grateful that I was able to sit down with them to discuss their love of running as well as podcasting. They put on a great show and know their stuff.
I had the privilege of catching up with Kara about her running career and how she's adapted to the changes in life. She was an absolute joy to talk to and made me want to cheer for her even more. Enjoy! Be sure to hit the subscribe button to get more awesome episodes.
Jeff and I had been trying to lock down a time to do an interview for several months, and I'm so glad we were finally able to make it happen. He was an absolute joy to talk to and his insights on running are awesome. Such an inspiring guy to talk to and it's so cool that he's still running at an elite level.
For this episode I welcome back Skyler Fredrickson to discuss our year in running and what our plans are for the upcoming year. Skyler takes a few moments to step into the interviewers chair and asks me some questions, and we share some running stories.
Robin Arzon is a beloved fixture of the running world and the fitness community. After speaking with her, I completely understand why. Her passion and love of running permeates everything she does, and it was so inspiring and fun talking with her. Check her out on instagram @robinnyc and also go buy her book: "Shut Up & Run" online at Amazon.
I promise, you'll love it.