The Runner's World Show

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Hosted by RW Editor-in-Chief David Willey, The Runner’s World Show podcast brings listeners inside the runner’s world. The weekly mix includes stories of ordinary athletes doing extraordinary things, exclusive interviews with notable names in the sport, the latest from the experts on training, gear, injury prevention, and nutrition, and what’s happening behind the scenes at Runner’s World.

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Episode 70: A Crazy Run
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What it takes to be a pro beer miler. We interview Lewis Kent to learn the secrets to running and chugging at such an impressive clip. <em>(3:38)</em><br><br>A few Runner’s World staffers attempt to run an unofficial, totally-unsanctioned, underground beer mile of their own. The results were not pretty. <em>(21:33)</em><br><br>In the Kick, an impressive new Appalachian Trail thru-hike record, why you get those muddy spots on your calves, and the best running dog story we’ve seen in a long time. <em>(44:43)</em><br><br><strong><em>This episode of the Runner's World Show is brought to you by Brooks. Sign up for the Brooks Big Endorsement and become a sponsored athlete at </em></strong><a href="https://brooksathlete.com"><strong><em>www.BrooksAthlete.com/rw</em></strong></a><strong><em>.</em></strong><br><br>Episode Credits:<br><br>Host: Brian Dalek<br> <br>Producers: Sylvia Ryerson, Christine Fennessy and Brian Dalek.<br><br>The Runner's World Show is a proud part of <a href="http://panoply.fm/">Panoply</a>.<br><br>Check out our show page <a href="https://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-70-a-crazy-run">here</a>.<br><br>Follow us on Twitter (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and Facebook (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).
Sep 07, 2017
Episode 69: Run Forever
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An inside look at what it takes to keep a race green. Digital Editor Chris Michel joins in on a ritual in which our colleague Warren Greene laces up his shoes, pulls on plastic gloves, and runs his own version of our half marathon course. One that requires hundreds of stops—to pick up trash tossed by runners. (01:55)<br><br>An interview with Bill Pierce and Scott Murr of the Furman Institute of Running and Scientific Training in Greenville, South Carolina. They are the authors of the new book, Train Smart, Run Forever. (15:28)<br><br>In the Kick, we’re talking about a fantasy race that would be really fun to watch, a singlet that’s gone around the world, and a very odd performance enhancer. (38:24)<br><br><strong><em>This episode of the Runner's World Show is brought to you by Brooks. Sign up for the Brooks Big Endorsement and become a sponsored athlete at </em></strong><a href="https://www.BrooksAthlete.com/rw"><strong><em>www.BrooksAthlete.com/rw</em></strong></a><strong><em>.<br><br></em></strong>Episode Credits:<br><br>Host: Brian Dalek<br>&nbsp;<br>Producers: Sylvia Ryerson, Christine Fennessy, Alex Ward, and Brian Dalek.<br><br>The Runner's World Show is a proud part of <a href="http://panoply.fm/">Panoply</a>.<br><br>Check out our show page <a href="https://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-69-run-forever">here</a>.<br><br>Follow us on Twitter (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and Facebook (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).
Aug 31, 2017
Episode 68: Jeff Galloway
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First, we go deep on a topic that’s close to all runners—how to make yourself poop before a big race. That’s right, we chat with an expert to finally learn the best ways to reconcile your gut with race day. (01:32)<br><br>An interview with Jeff Galloway, one of the most famous names in running. The Olympian, author, columnist, businessman, and creator of the uber-popular run-walk-run method shares his keys for starting to run and going strong for your entire life. (17:15) <br><br>In the Kick, running during an eclipse, discovering a technique that will help you happily toss your old running shoes, and an update to the top running cities in the U.S. (50:56)<br><br><strong><em>This episode of the Runner's World Show is brought to you by Brooks. Sign up for the Brooks Big Endorsement and become a sponsored athlete at </em></strong><a href="https://www.BrooksAthlete.com/rw"><strong><em>www.BrooksAthlete.com/rw</em></strong></a><strong><em>.</em></strong><br><br>Episode Credits:<br><br>Host: Brian Dalek<br> <br>Producers: Sylvia Ryerson, Christine Fennessy, Alex Ward, and Brian Dalek.<br><br>The Runner's World Show is a proud part of <a href="http://panoply.fm/">Panoply</a>.<br><br>Check out our show page <a href="https://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-68-jeff-galloway">here</a>.<br><br>Follow us on Twitter (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and Facebook (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).
Aug 24, 2017
Episode 67: Desiree Linden
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An interview with Olympic marathoner Desiree Linden. While recovering from a recent half marathon and in a bit of training lull, Desi shared some lesser-known facts about her life—like her newfound love of bourbon and the puppy she recently adopted. <em>(1:53)</em><br><br>In the Kick, a recap of the 2017 World Championships in London, mourning a mullet, and a look at the celebrities running 26.2 miles this fall. <em>(30:48)</em><br><br><strong><em>This episode of the Runner's World Show is brought to you by Brooks. Sign up for the Brooks Big Endorsement and become a sponsored athlete at </em></strong><a href="https://brooksathlete.com"><strong><em>www.BrooksAthlete.com/rw</em></strong></a><strong><em>.<br><br></em></strong>Episode Credits:<br><br>Host: Christine Fennessy<br>&nbsp;<br>Producers: Sylvia Ryerson, Christine Fennessy and Brian Dalek.<br><br>The Runner's World Show is a proud part of <a href="http://panoply.fm/">Panoply</a>.<br><br>Check out our show page <a href="https://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-67-desiree-linden">here</a>.<br><br>Follow us on Twitter (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and Facebook (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).
Aug 17, 2017
Episode 66: Air Force Tested
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Staffers Robert Reese and Christine Fennessy head to the Pentagon to take the Air Force Physical Fitness Test. The unusual opportunity provides them some surprising insight into their individual fitness regimes (plus an update since we first aired this segment). <em>(1:37)</em><br><br>Conversations with two members of the Air Force—a female B52 Bomber pilot and a pararescueman, a member of the military’s elite special operations community—about how running helps them better do their jobs. <em>(34:32)</em><br><br><strong><em>The Runner’s World Show is brought to you by Casper, an online retailer of premium mattresses. Get $50 toward any mattress purchase by going to Casper.com/run and using the promo code “Run.”<br><br></em></strong>Episode Credits:<br><br>Host: Brian Dalek<br>&nbsp;<br>Producers: Sylvia Ryerson, Christine Fennessy and Brian Dalek.<br><br>The Runner's World Show is a proud part of <a href="http://panoply.fm/">Panoply</a>.<br><br>Check out our show page <a href="https://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-66-air-force-tested">here</a>.<br><br>Follow us on Twitter (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and Facebook (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).
Aug 11, 2017
Episode 65: Run Your Best Fall Race
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This week it’s all about you with our fourth training roundtable. We bring our experts into the studio to answer all of your training and gear questions as you get ready for your fall half or full marathons. <em>(:45)</em><br><br>This episode of the Runner's World Show is brought to you by Brooks. Sign up for the Brooks Big Endorsement and become a sponsored athlete at <a href="https://brooksathlete.com/en/home/">www.BrooksAthlete.com/rw</a>.<br><br>Episode Credits:<br><br>Host: Brian Dalek<br> <br>Producers: Sylvia Ryerson, Christine Fennessy and Brian Dalek.<br><br>The Runner's World Show is a proud part of <a href="http://panoply.fm/">Panoply</a>.<br><br>Check out our show page <a href="https://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-65-run-your-best-fall-race">here</a>.<br><br>Follow us on Twitter (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and Facebook (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).
Aug 10, 2017
Episode 64: Running Through Grief
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An interview with Jordan Hasay, who this year at the Boston Marathon took third place in her marathon debut in 2:23:00. The race was an emotional one for the 25-year-old, as it came just months after the sudden passing of her mother. Jordan spoke to contributing editor Sarah Lorge Butler about Boston, her prodigy-like talents on the track, and how running has been instrumental in helping her process her grief. <em>(2:03)</em><br><br>In the Kick, we recap some of the most intriguing stories in the world of running, including a spectacular Spartan Race finish, an unwelcome group runner, and a cop you won’t want to run from. <em>(40:29)</em><br><br><strong><em>This episode of The Runner's World Show is brought to you by Brooks. Sign up for the Brooks Big Endorsement and become a sponsored athlete at </em></strong><a href="https://www.brooksathlete.com/rw"><strong><em>www.BrooksAthlete.com/rw</em></strong></a><strong><em>.<br><br></em></strong>Episode Credits:<br><br>Host: Brian Dalek<br>&nbsp;<br>Producers: Sylvia Ryerson, Christine Fennessy, Brian Dalek, and Alex Ward.<br><br>The Runner's World Show is a proud part of <a href="http://panoply.fm/">Panoply</a>.<br><br>Check out our show page <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-64-running-through-grief">here</a>.<br><br>Follow us on Twitter (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and Facebook (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).
Jul 20, 2017
Episode 63: The Runner’s Heart
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This week, we have a very special show: a roundtable on the topic of heart health and running. With help from our experts, we try to address how good/bad running is for your heart and try to make sense of the headlines that say, “Too much running will kill you!” <em>(:40)</em><br><strong><em><br>This episode of the Runner's World Show is brought to you by Brooks. Sign up for the Brooks Big Endorsement and become a sponsored athlete at </em></strong><a href="https://brooksathlete.com/rw"><strong><em>www.BrooksAthlete.com/rw</em></strong></a><strong><em>.<br></em></strong><br>Further Reading: <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/heart">The Runner's Heart</a><strong><em><br><br></em></strong>Episode Credits:<br><br>Host: Christine Fennessy <br><br>Producers: Sylvia Ryerson and Christine Fennessy<br><br>Special thanks to Dr. Jordan Metzl for leading our roundtable discussion.<br><br>The Runner's World Show is a proud part of <a href="http://panoply.fm/">Panoply</a>.<br><br>Check out our show page <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-63-the-runners-heart">here</a>.<br><br>Follow us on Twitter (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and Facebook (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).
Jul 13, 2017
Episode 62: Beers, Burgers, and Running
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Noah Droddy discusses his breakthrough year of running in an interview—at a bar—with Runner’s World editor Kit Fox. They chat about everything from mustaches to the motivational mantra that pushed him to a half marathon PR earlier this year. <em>(1:50)<br><br></em>A hands-on lesson for grilling the perfect burger this summer, and why it’s okay to indulge every now and then.<em> (24:55)<br><br></em><strong><em>This episode of The Runner's World Show is brought to you by Brooks. Sign up for the Brooks Big Endorsement and become a sponsored athlete at </em></strong><a href="https://www.brooksathlete.com/rw"><strong><em>www.BrooksAthlete.com/rw</em></strong></a><strong><em>.<br><br></em></strong>Episode Credits:<br><br>Host: Christine Fennessy<br>&nbsp;<br>Producers: Sylvia Ryerson, Christine Fennessy, Brian Dalek, and Alex Ward.<br><br>The Runner's World Show is a proud part of <a href="http://panoply.fm/">Panoply</a>.<br><br>Check out our show page <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-62-beers-burgers-and-running">here</a>.<br><br>Follow us on Twitter (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and Facebook (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).
Jul 06, 2017
Episode 61: Common Running Terms
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The staff at Runner’s World is supposed to be experts on running terminology. But to test this theory, we rounded up a few of our colleagues and turned our job into a game to see who really knows all the running jargon out there. <em>(1:49)</em><br><br>An interview with elite marathoner Diego Estrada, who had a brutal 2016 but is regrouping and preparing for strong end to 2017. <em>(19:10)</em><br><br>In the Kick, we recap the 2017 USA Outdoor Track &amp; Field Championships in Sacramento and discuss this year’s Western States Endurance Run. <em>(51:57)</em><br><strong><em><br>This episode of The Runner's World Show is brought to you by Brooks. Sign up for the Brooks Big Endorsement and become a sponsored athlete at </em></strong><a href="https://www.brooksathlete.com/rw"><strong><em>www.BrooksAthlete.com/rw</em></strong></a><strong><em>.<br><br></em></strong>Episode Credits:<br><br>Host: Brian Dalek<br>&nbsp;<br>Producers: Sylvia Ryerson, Christine Fennessy, Brian Dalek, and Alex Ward.<br><br>The Runner's World Show is a proud part of <a href="http://panoply.fm/">Panoply</a>.<br><br>Check out our show page <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-61-common-running-terms">here</a>.<br><br>Follow us on Twitter (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and Facebook (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).
Jun 29, 2017
Episode 60: The Secrets for Peak Performance
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We tag along with one of our colleagues as he makes a final—desperate attempt—to heal his pain with the help of sports massage. <em>(2:10)</em><br><br>Steve Magness, coauthor of the new book <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/162336793X/ref=as_li_tf_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;tag=runnersworld06-20&amp;linkCode=xm2&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=162336793X&amp;ascsubtag=%5BASIN%7C162336793X%5Bnid%7C2123836%5Bvid%7C2177961%5Bbrand%7CRW%5Butm%7C"><em>Peak Performance</em></a>, gives a surprising, provocative look at the new science of success. <em>(23:06)</em><br><br>In the Kick, how to deal with those hot, muggy runs, and why running is therapeutic for blink-182 drummer Travis Barker. <em>(1:04:01)<br><br></em><strong><em>This episode of The Runner's World Show is brought to you by Brooks. Sign up for the Brooks Big Endorsement and become a sponsored athlete at </em></strong><a href="https://brooksathlete.com/rw"><strong><em>www.BrooksAthlete.com/rw</em></strong></a><strong><em>.<br><br></em></strong>Episode Credits<br><br>Host: Christine Fennessy<br>&nbsp;<br>Producers: Sylvia Ryerson, Christine Fennessy and Brian Dalek.<br><br>The Runner's World Show is a proud part of <a href="http://panoply.fm/">Panoply</a>.<br><br>Check out our show page <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-60-the-secrets-for-peak-performance">here</a>. <br><br>Follow us on Twitter (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and Facebook (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).
Jun 22, 2017
Episode 59: Deena, Dogs, and Shoes
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Elite marathoner and three-time Olympian Deena Kastor shares what may be the most critical element to her success: her mental game. <em>(1:19)</em><br><br>Producer Christine Fennessy runs with the Dog Trotters program in Media, Pennsylvania, which pairs high-energy canines with runners to help them get adopted. Along the way, she gets some tips on running with our best buddies. <em>(18:35)</em>&nbsp; <br><br>Shoe and gear editor Jeff Dengate finds a staff member with nearly zero shoe sense and takes him for his first proper fitting at our local running store. <em>(34:46)</em><br><br><strong><em>This episode is brought to you by Harrys. Get the close, comfortable shave you deserve. Sign up at </em></strong><a href="http://try.harrys.com/lp-fathers-day-2017/?utm_medium=Sponsorship-Podcast&amp;utm_source=Runner%27s%20World&amp;utm_campaign=5off-fd2017&amp;utm_content=ar&amp;hid=l1-us:en:sponsorship-podcast:runners_world:arp:hry:pro:raz:mtd&amp;name=Runner%27s%20World&amp;code=RUN&amp;offer=$5+off+your+shave+set"><strong><em>Harrys.com/run,</em></strong></a><strong><em> and you’ll receive their most popular Trial Set—a $13 value—for FREE, you just cover the shipping.<br><br>We are also brought to you by Casper, an online retailer of premium mattresses. Get $50 toward any mattress purchase by going to </em></strong><a href="https://casper.com/run"><strong><em>Casper.com/run</em></strong></a><strong><em> and using the promo code “Run.”<br><br></em></strong>Episode Credits<br><br>Host: Christine Fennessy<br>&nbsp;<br>Producers: Sylvia Ryerson, Christine Fennessy and Brian Dalek.<br><br>The Runner's World Show is a proud part of <a href="http://panoply.fm/">Panoply</a>.<br><br>Check out our show page <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-59-deena-dogs-and-shoes">here</a>. <br><br>Follow us on Twitter (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and Facebook (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).
Jun 16, 2017
Episode 58: Kara Goucher
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Kara Goucher joins the show to talk about dealing with the worst injury she’s ever suffered, the highs and the still-very-emotional lows of her career, learning how to focus on what’s really important, and what it’s like to be in love with running. <em>(2:14)</em><br><br>Shoes and gear editor Jeff Dengate answers and decodes our listeners most pressing running shoe questions. <em>(36:05)</em><br><br>In the Kick, the most notable running mullet in the NCAAs, a new twist on the running-wedding connection, and more animals interrupting races. <em>(1:02:32)</em><br><br><strong><em>This episode of The Runner's World Show is brought to you by Brooks. Sign up for the Brooks Big Endorsement and become a sponsored athlete at </em></strong><a href="https://brooksathlete.com"><strong><em>www.BrooksAthlete.com/rw</em></strong></a><strong><em>.<br><br></em></strong>Episode Credits<br><br>Host: Brian Dalek<br>&nbsp;<br>Producers: Sylvia Ryerson, Christine Fennessy and Brian Dalek.<br><br>The Runner's World Show is a proud part of <a href="http://panoply.fm/">Panoply</a>.<br><br>Check out our show page <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-58-kara-goucher">here</a>. <br><br>Follow us on Twitter (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and Facebook (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).
Jun 15, 2017
Episode 57: Nick Symmonds
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Nick Symmonds, a two-time Olympian, announced in January that he’ll retire at the end of 2017. But stepping off the track doesn’t mean he’ll be scaling back his athletic endeavors. Nick spoke with RW earlier this year and made it pretty clear he’s got some truly big goals on the horizon. <em>(2:00)</em><br><br>Two brothers—ages 12 and 15—talk about the running streak they’ve been on...for years. <em>(37:16)</em><br><br>In the Kick, how one editor ran her fastest 5K ever, the oldest woman to ever run a half marathon, and 112 runners enter the record books in one of the oddest ways possible. <em>(46:49)</em><br><strong><em><br>This episode of Human Race is brought to you by Brooks. Sign up for the Brooks Big Endorsement and become a sponsored athlete at </em></strong><a href="https://www.brooksathlete.com/rw"><strong><em>www.BrooksAthlete.com/rw</em></strong></a><strong><em>.<br><br></em></strong>Episode Credits<br><br>Host: Brian Dalek<br>&nbsp;<br>Producers: Sylvia Ryerson, Christine Fennessy, Brian Dalek and Joanna Clay.<br><br>The Runner's World Show is a proud part of <a href="http://panoply.fm/">Panoply</a>.<br><br>Check out our show page <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-57-nick-symmonds">here</a>. <br><br>Follow us on Twitter (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and Facebook (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).
Jun 08, 2017
Episode 56: Boston Bound?
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It's been a rocky journey, but David Willey has finally reached the starting line of the biggest race of his life. <em>(:26)</em><br><br><strong><em>This episode is brought to you by Harrys. Get the close, comfortable shave you deserve. Sign up at </em></strong><a href="http://try.harrys.com/lp-fathers-day-2017/?utm_medium=Sponsorship-Podcast&amp;utm_source=Runner%27s%20World&amp;utm_campaign=5off-fd2017&amp;utm_content=ar&amp;hid=l1-us:en:sponsorship-podcast:runners_world:arp:hry:pro:raz:mtd&amp;name=Runner%27s%20World&amp;code=RUN&amp;offer=$5+off+your+shave+set"><strong><em>Harrys.com/run</em></strong></a><strong><em>, and you’ll receive their most popular Trial Set—a $13 value—for FREE, you just cover the shipping.<br><br></em></strong>Episode Credits: <br><br>Host: Kit Fox<br>&nbsp;<br>Producers: Sylvia Ryerson, Christine Fennessy and Cindy Kuzma.<br><br>The Runner's World Show is a proud part of <a href="http://panoply.fm/">Panoply</a>.<br><br>Check out our show page <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-56-boston-bound">here</a>. <br><br>Follow us on Twitter (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and Facebook (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).
Jun 01, 2017
Episode 55: Lauren Fleshman
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<a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/tag/lauren-fleshman">Lauren Fleshman</a> is a former pro runner, a true renaissance woman, and one of the most interesting, articulate, and motivating athletes in running. This week we learn more about what drives her as a runner, mother, and businesswoman. <em>(3:16)</em><br><br>The sixth installment in our series about Editor-in-Chief David Willey’s moonshot marathon quest—otherwise known as his attempt to finally qualify for the Boston Marathon. <em>(55:20)</em><br><br>In the Kick, a milestone birthday for a running legend, why runners should take more care of their teeth, and a son runs in his father’s shoes—literally.<em> (1:33:19)<br><br></em><strong><em>The Runner’s World Show is brought to you by Blue Apron. Create delicious meals at home with fresh ingredients delivered right to your door. Get your first 3 meals FREE—with FREE shipping—by going to </em></strong><a href="https://www.blueapron.com/runnersworld"><strong><em>BlueApron.com/runnersworld</em></strong></a><strong><em>.</em></strong><em><br><br></em>Episode Credits: <br><br>Host: David Willey<br>&nbsp;<br>Producers: Sylvia Ryerson, Christine Fennessy, and Brian Dalek<br><br>The Runner's World Show is a proud part of <a href="http://panoply.fm/">Panoply</a>.<br><br>Check out our show page <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-55-lauren-fleshman">here</a>. <br><br>Follow us on Twitter (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and Facebook (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).
May 25, 2017
Episode 54: Finding a Competitive Edge
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The Runner’s World team heads to Pocono Raceway to see how NASCAR drivers and their crew members use running to give them a physical and mental boost on the track. (:30)<br><br>Episode Credits: <br><br>Host: David Willey<br>&nbsp;<br>Producers: Sylvia Ryerson, Christine Fennessy, and Brian Dalek<br><br>The Runner's World Show is a proud part of <a href="http://panoply.fm/">Panoply</a>.<br><br>Check out our show page <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-12-finding-a-competitive-edge">here</a>. <br><br>Follow us on Twitter (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and Facebook (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).
May 18, 2017
Episode 53: The Almost 2-Hour Marathon
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A conversation on the Breaking2 run in Monza, Italy, doing a deep dive on one of the most fascinating marathons ever run and what it means for the sport and runners going forward. <em>(:45)</em><br><br>The fifth installment in our series about Editor-in-Chief David Willey’s moonshot marathon quest—otherwise known as his attempt to finally qualify for the Boston Marathon. <em>(49:17)</em><br><br>In the Kick, Gabriele Grunewald chooses to run amid cancer news, some fast questions for the world’s fastest man, and breaking down a new food race. <em>(1:11:06)<br><br></em>Episode Credits: <br><br>Host: David Willey<br>&nbsp;<br>Producers: Sylvia Ryerson, Christine Fennessy, and Brian Dalek<br><br>The Runner's World Show is a proud part of <a href="http://panoply.fm/">Panoply</a>.<br><br>Check out our show page <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-53-the-almost-2-hour-marathon">here</a>. <br><br>Follow us on Twitter (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and Facebook (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).
May 11, 2017
Episode 52: Nike CEO Mark Parker
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An interview with Nike CEO and Chairman, Mark Parker. Back in March, editor-in-chief David Willey met Mark in his office at Nike HQ to discuss Nike’s Breaking2, and his own passion for the sport. <em>(2:08)</em><br><br>Moms and moms-to-be talk running with babies, from the daily challenges to the awesome moments that can occur. <em>(43:07)</em><br><br>In the Kick, a new rule that could be a game-changer when it comes to previous running world records, the etiquette required for every road race, and the benefits and downfalls to being a social runner. <em>(55:32)</em><br><strong><em><br>This episode is brought to you by Harrys. Get the close, comfortable shave you deserve. Sign up at </em></strong><a href="http://try.harrys.com/run"><strong><em>Harrys.com/run</em></strong></a><strong><em>, and you’ll receive their most popular Trial Set—a $13 value—for FREE, you just cover the shipping.<br><br></em></strong>Episode Credits: <br><br>Host: David Willey<br>&nbsp;<br>Producers: Sylvia Ryerson, Christine Fennessy, Brian Dalek and Claire Trageser<br><br>The Runner's World Show is a proud part of <a href="http://panoply.fm/">Panoply</a>.<br><br>Check out our show page <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-52-nike-ceo-mark-parker">here</a>. <br><br>Follow us on Twitter (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and Facebook (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).
May 04, 2017
Episode 51: Shalane Flanagan
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Olympian <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/tag/shalane-flanagan">Shalane Flanagan</a> discusses her love of the Boston Marathon, the integrity of the sport, and why she’s addicted to Dunkin’ Donuts. Plus, Shalane sticks around to take questions from our audience and tests her mettle in some Boston Marathon trivia. <em>(1:57)</em><br><br>In the Kick, some blazing fast (and obscure) times at the 2017 London Marathon, the story behind the “Barefoot Caveman” runner, and a long streak for sub-5:00 miles. <em>(50:02)<br><br></em><strong><em>The Runner’s World Show is brought to you by Blue Apron. Create delicious, home-cooked meals with fresh ingredients delivered right to your door. Get your first three meals FREE when you go to </em></strong><a href="https://www.blueapron.com/runnersworld"><strong><em>BlueApron.com/runnersworld</em></strong></a><strong><em>.<br><br></em></strong>Episode Credits: <br><br>Host: David Willey<br>&nbsp;<br>Producers: Sylvia Ryerson, Christine Fennessy and Brian Dalek.<br><br>The Runner's World Show is a proud part of <a href="http://panoply.fm/">Panoply</a>.<br><br>Check out our show page <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-51-shalane-flanagan">here</a>. <br><br>Follow us on Twitter (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and Facebook (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).
Apr 27, 2017
Episode 50: How to Train Your Best
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For our 50th episode, we’re devoting the entire show to answering your pressing training questions—from getting faster to how to train better in the heat. <em>(0:24)</em><br><br><strong><em>The Runner’s World Show is brought to you by Bombas. For an exclusive 20% off your first order of incredibly comfortable socks, plus a money-back guarantee, go to </em></strong><a href="https://bombas.com/run"><strong><em>Bombas.com/run</em></strong></a><strong><em>. (You’ll even get free shipping on orders of $30 or more.)<br><br></em></strong>Episode Credits: <br><br>Host: David Willey<br>&nbsp;<br>Producers: Sylvia Ryerson, Christine Fennessy and Brian Dalek.<br><br>The Runner's World Show is a proud part of <a href="http://panoply.fm/">Panoply</a>.<br><br>Check out our show page <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-50-how-to-train-your-best">here</a>. <br><br>Follow us on Twitter (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and Facebook (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).
Apr 20, 2017
Episode 49: Kathrine Switzer
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An interview with <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/tag/kathrine-switzer">Kathrine Switzer</a>. This year, 2017, marks the 50th anniversary of her historic run as the first registered female to complete the Boston Marathon. In honor of the occasion, she’s running the race this year. While you might think you know her story, there is nothing like hearing it from Kathrine herself. <em>(1:46)</em><br><br>The fourth installment in our series about Editor-in-Chief David Willey’s moonshot marathon quest—otherwise known as his attempt to finally qualify for the <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/Boston-Marathon">Boston Marathon</a>. In this episode, he is unraveling the mystery of the injury that has thus far thwarted his training for the BQ he wants so bad. <em>(40:28) </em><br><br>In the Kick, we preview the 2017 Boston Marathon, from the top storylines in the men’s and women’s races to other notable things to watch for on Marathon Monday. <em>(1:08:22)</em><br><br><strong><em>This episode is brought to you by Blue Apron. Create delicious, home-cooked meals with fresh ingredients delivered right to your door. Get your first 3 meals FREE when you go to </em></strong><a href="https://www.blueapron.com/runnersworld"><strong><em>BlueApron.com/runnersworld</em></strong></a><strong><em>.<br><br>We are also brought to you by Casper, an online retailer of premium mattresses. Get $50 toward any mattress purchase by going to </em></strong><a href="https://casper.com/run"><strong><em>Casper.com/run</em></strong></a><strong><em> and using the promo code “Run.”<br><br></em></strong>Episode Credits: <br><br>Host: David Willey<br>&nbsp;<br>Producers: Sylvia Ryerson, Christine Fennessy and Brian Dalek.<br><br>The Runner's World Show is a proud part of <a href="http://panoply.fm/">Panoply</a>.<br><br>Check out our show page <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-49-kathrine-switzer">here</a>. <br><br>Follow us on Twitter (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and Facebook (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).
Apr 13, 2017
Episode 48: Duel in the Sun
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A conversation from our archives. Legends <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/tag/alberto-salazar">Alberto Salazar</a> and Dick Beardsley discuss their historic race at the 1982 <a href="http:///www.runnersworld.com/boston-marathon">Boston Marathon</a>. The pair talks us through what they were thinking and feeling in the final miles of perhaps the greatest race of all time—their “Duel in the Sun.” <em>(1:30)</em><br><br>We preview the very first episode of season three of <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/human-race">Human Race</a>, which begins this Tuesday, April 11. <em>(26:20)</em><br><br>In the Kick, why trail runners should be on the lookout for ticks this year, an unbelievable performance at the Prague Half Marathon, one person finishes what might be the toughest race in the world. <em>(36:03)</em><br><strong><em><br>The Runner’s World Show is brought to you by Bombas. For an exclusive 20 percent off your first order of incredibly comfortable socks, plus a money-back guarantee, go to </em></strong><a href="https://bombas.com/run"><strong><em>Bombas.com/run</em></strong></a><strong><em>. You’ll even get free shipping on orders of $30 or more.<br><br></em></strong>Episode Credits: <br><br>Host: David Willey<br>&nbsp;<br>Producers: Sylvia Ryerson, Christine Fennessy, Brian Dalek and Rachel Swaby<br><br>The Runner's World Show is a proud part of <a href="http://panoply.fm/">Panoply</a>.<br><br>Check out our show page <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/audio/episode-48-duel-in-the-sun">here</a>. <br><br>Follow us on Twitter (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and Facebook (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).
Apr 06, 2017
Episode 47: Running the Numbers With Jared Ward
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Jared Ward is a statistician, numbers geek, and and one of the best marathon runners in the world. After a year of stellar performances, he discusses how he plans to make the most out of his race at the 2017 Boston Marathon (with a little help from the data that he so loves). <em>(2:26)</em><br><br>We spend time in a place where runners take their post-workout recovery very seriously, and we reveal how you can maximize your own rehab at home.&nbsp; <em>(29:04)</em><br><br>In the Kick, some good samaritans help near a half-marathon finish line, 211 laps on the indoor oval, crushing a world record in a suit, and better pre-bed sleep habits. <em>(48:42)</em><br><br><strong><em>This show is brought to you by Harrys. Get the close, comfortable shave you deserve. Sign up at </em></strong><a href="https://harrys.com/run"><strong><em>Harrys.com/run</em></strong></a><strong><em>, and you’ll receive their most popular Trial Set for free, you just cover the shipping.<br><br>We’re also sponsored by Bombas. For an exclusive 20 percent off your first order of incredibly comfortable socks, plus a money-back guarantee, go to </em></strong><a href="https://bombas.com/run"><strong><em>Bombas.com/run</em></strong></a><strong><em>. You’ll even get free shipping on orders of $30 or more.<br><br></em></strong>Episode Credits: <br><br>Host: David Willey<br>&nbsp;<br>Producers: Sylvia Ryerson, Christine Fennessy and Brian Dalek.<br><br>Contributing Reporters: Scott Douglas and Cindy Kuzma.<br><br>The Runner's World Show is a proud part of <a href="http://panoply.fm/">Panoply</a>.<br><br>Check out our show page <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/audio/episode-47-running-the-numbers-with-jared-ward">here</a>. <br><br>Follow us on Twitter (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and Facebook (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).
Mar 30, 2017
Episode 46: Help From the Team
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The third installment in our series about Editor-in-Chief David Willey’s moonshot marathon quest—otherwise known as his attempt to finally qualify for the Boston Marathon. This episode we’re dealing with injuries, recovery, and the mental strategies needed to make you ready for race day. <em>(1:25)</em><br><br>In the Kick, Molly Huddle wins her third straight NYC Half Marathon in another nail-biter, the tried-and-true approaches to help you get more vegetables in your diet, and the wacky records set at the L.A. Marathon. <em>(42:54)</em><br><br><strong><em>Registration is now open now for our first Runner’s World Getaway of 2017. The Getaway will be May 18-21 at the Westin Riverfront Resort &amp; Spa in Beaver Creek, Colorado. For more information or to register, go </em></strong><a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/getaway?utm_source=runnersworld.com&amp;utm_medium=textlink&amp;utm_campaign=Episode46HelpFromtheTeam&amp;utm_term=Audio"><strong><em>runnersworld.com/getaway</em></strong></a><strong><em>.<br><br></em></strong>Episode Credits: <br><br>Host: David Willey<br>&nbsp;<br>Producers: Sylvia Ryerson, Christine Fennessy and Brian Dalek.<br><br>The Runner's World Show is a proud part of <a href="http://panoply.fm/">Panoply</a>.<br><br>Check out our show page <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/audio/episode-46-help-from-the-team">here</a>. <br><br>Follow us on Twitter (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and Facebook (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).
Mar 23, 2017
Episode 45: A Lifetime of Running
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Carolyn Mather has logged more lifetime miles than any other female runner—without even really knowing about it. We caught up with Carolyn to see how it feels to hold this title—and what it is, exactly, that keeps her going. <em>(2:33)</em><br><br>A real-life lesson on running with kids—and how to make sure they have a blast when hitting the road. <em>(18:01)</em><br><br>In the Kick, remembering the legendary Ed Whitlock, the many national titles for Edward Cheserek, and a lap-counting snafu on the indoor track. <em>(27:36)</em><br><br><strong><em>Be sure to check out our new Runner’s World Box. Our editors have put together a tasty food-themed box for March full of nutritious snacks and beverages geared to make your body feel great running and racing. Sign up at </em></strong><a href="https://www.runnersworldbox.com/?utm_source=podcast&amp;utm_medium=podcast&amp;utm_campaign=RW%20Podcast"><strong><em>runnersworldbox.com</em></strong></a><strong><em> today.<br><br>Fuel your training with delicious power meals! Runner’s World partnered with Chef’d to bring tasty and easy-to-make RW approved meals to your doorstep. Go to </em></strong><a href="https://www.chefd.com/pages/runners-world-meal-plan"><strong><em>rwchefd.com</em></strong></a><strong><em> for more details.<br><br></em></strong>Episode Credits: <br><br>Host: David Willey<br>&nbsp;<br>Producers: Sylvia Ryerson, Christine Fennessy, Brian Dalek and Mervyn Deganos.<br><br>The Runner's World Show is a proud part of <a href="http://panoply.fm/">Panoply</a>.<br><br>Check out our show page <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-45-a-lifetime-of-running">here</a>. <br><br>Follow us on Twitter (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and Facebook (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).
Mar 16, 2017
Episode 44: Testing the Limits
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The latest on <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/2-hour-marathonwww.runnersworld.com/2-hour-marathon">Nike’s Breaking2 project</a>—the company’s quest to help three of the world’s best athletes run a sub two-hour-marathon. We take a deep look at Nike’s recent half marathon test run in Monza, Italy, along with a breakdown of Nike’s latest innovations in footwear—and the controversy surrounding them. <em>(1:33)</em><br><br>In the Kick, the regular ways runners always fail their precious feet, Sara Hall’s key to a marathon breakthrough, and the best foods for runners on-the-go. <em>(1:02:20)</em><br><strong><em><br>The Runner's World Show is brought to you by Blue Apron, the No. 1 fresh ingredient and recipe delivery service in the country. Check out this week’s menu and get your first 3 meals free—with free shipping—by going to </em></strong><a href="https://www.blueapron.com/run"><strong><em>blueapron.com/run</em></strong></a><strong><em>.</em></strong><br><br>Episode Credits: <br><br>Host: David Willey<br> <br>Producers: Sylvia Ryerson, Christine Fennessy and Brian Dalek<br><br>The Runner's World Show is a proud part of <a href="http://panoply.fm/">Panoply</a>.<br><br>Check out our show page <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-44-testing-the-limits">here</a>. <br><br>Follow us on Twitter (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and Facebook (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).
Mar 09, 2017
Episode 43: Eating Disorders and Running
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Do you eat to run, or run to eat? This week we have roundtable discussion on a very important topic: disordered eating and eating disorders in running. <em>(:35)</em><br><br><strong><em>The Runner’s World Show is brought to you by Harry’s. Get the close, comfortable shave you deserve. Sign up at </em></strong><a href="http://www.harrys.com/run"><strong><em>Harrys.com/run,</em></strong></a><strong><em> and you’ll receive their most popular Trial Set for free, you just cover the shipping.</em></strong><br><br><strong><em>And by Aaptiv, an on-demand audio fitness app that you can do at home, at the gym, outdoors—anywhere. Get your first month free when you sign up for a monthly subscription at </em></strong><a href="https://www.aaptiv.com/signup?utm_source=podcast&amp;utm_medium=podcast&amp;utm_campaign=podcast_RunnersWorldShow&amp;utm_content=main_cta"><strong><em>aaptiv.com</em></strong></a><strong><em> and use the promo code “RUN.”<br><br></em></strong>Resources:<br><br><a href="https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org//screening-tool">Eating Disorders Screening Tool</a><br><br><a href="https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/help-support/contact-helpline">National Eating Disorders Helpline</a><br><br>Episode Credits: <br><br>Host: David Willey<br> <br>Producers: Sylvia Ryerson, Christine Fennessy and Brian Dalek<br><br>The Runner's World Show is a proud part of <a href="http://panoply.fm/">Panoply</a>.<br><br>Check out our show page <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-43-eating-disorders-and-running">here</a>. <br><br>Follow us on Twitter (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and Facebook (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).
Mar 02, 2017
Episode 42: Breaking the Mold
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An interview with Mirna Valerio, who at 245 pounds doesn’t necessarily conform to the conventional idea of what a runner should look like. But the body she has is capable of carrying her over epic distances. <em>(2:05)</em><br><br>An update on Nike’s Breaking2 project—the quest to help three of the world’s best athletes run a sub 2-hour marathon. <em>(46:17)</em><br><br>In the Kick, some extra proof that running isn’t bad for your long-term health, the story behind a runner’s Matthew Centrowitz tattoo, and a race 650 feet below the earth’s surface. <em>(1:10:42)<br><br></em><strong><em>Make the commitment to a happier and healthier you by going to </em></strong><a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/podcastoffer"><strong><em>rwmagazine.com</em></strong></a><strong><em> to get 22 issues for only $25. That’s more than $80 off the newsstand pricing. Plus, if you sign up now you get a free travel foam roller as our gift with your subscription.</em></strong><em><br><br></em><strong><em>Registration is now open now for our first Runner’s World Getaway of 2017. The first Getaway will be May 18-21 at the Westin Riverfront Resort &amp; Spa in Beaver Creek, Colorado. For more information or to register, go </em></strong><a href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/runners-world-womens-getaway-tickets-31753076306"><strong><em>runnersworld.com/getaway</em></strong></a><strong><em>.<br><br></em></strong>Episode Credits: <br><br>Host: David Willey<br>&nbsp;<br>Producers: Sylvia Ryerson, Christine Fennessy and Brian Dalek<br><br>The Runner's World Show is a proud part of <a href="http://panoply.fm/">Panoply</a>.<br><br>Check out our show page <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-42-breaking-the-mold">here</a>. <br><br>Follow us on Twitter (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and Facebook (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).
Feb 23, 2017
Episode 41: Dreaming Big
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Matt Llano, a 2:12 marathoner, talks about why he sets lofty goals and isn’t afraid to go public with them. <em>(2:22)<br></em><br>The second installment in our series about Editor-in-Chief David Willey’s moonshot marathon—otherwise known as his attempt to finally qualify for the Boston Marathon. <em>(20:58)</em><br><br>In the Kick, two different records fall, a fresh new way to run a beer mile, and a quiz on the biggest races in the United States. <em>(1:02:48)</em><br><br><strong><em>Blue Apron is the No. 1 fresh ingredient and recipe delivery service in the country. Check out this week’s menu and get your first 3 meals free—with free shipping—by going to </em></strong><a href="https://www.blueapron.com"><strong><em>blueapron.com/run</em></strong></a><strong><em>.<br><br>The Runner’s World Show is brought to you by Aaptiv, an on-demand audio fitness app that you can do at home, at the gym, outdoors—anywhere. Get your first month free when you sign up for a monthly subscription at </em></strong><a href="http://www.aaptiv.com/signup?utm_source=podcast&amp;utm_medium=podcast&amp;utm_campaign=podcast_RunnersWorldShow&amp;utm_content=main_cta"><strong><em>aaptiv.com</em></strong></a><strong><em>&nbsp; and use the promo code “RUN.”<br><br></em></strong>Episode Credits: <br><br>Host: David Willey<br>&nbsp;<br>Producers: Sylvia Ryerson, Christine Fennessy and Brian Dalek<br><br>The Runner's World Show is a proud part of <a href="http://panoply.fm/">Panoply</a>.<br><br>Check out our show page <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-41-dreaming-big">here</a>. <br><br>Follow us on Twitter (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and Facebook (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).
Feb 16, 2017
Episode 40: Love on the Run
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Amelia Boone, one of the toughest women in obstacle course racing and ultrarunning, talks about how her fiercely competitive nature has fueled her since childhood. <em>(2:22)</em><br><br>The art and the luck of finding someone to run with, with help from our listeners and a few RW staffers. <em>(42:04)</em><br><br>In the Kick, a Boston Marathon bombing survivor will tie the knot with the firefighter who saved her, how running affects your sex life, and dealing with that obnoxious on-the-run mucus. <em>(58:28)</em><br><br><strong><em>This episode of The Runner's World Show is brought to you by Brooks. Sign up for the Brooks Big Endorsement and become a sponsored athlete at </em></strong><a href="https://www.brooksathlete.com/rw"><strong><em>www.BrooksAthlete.com/rw</em></strong></a><strong><em>.<br><br></em></strong>Episode Credits: <br><br>Host: David Willey<br>&nbsp;<br>Producers: Sylvia Ryerson, Christine Fennessy, Brian Dalek and Claire Trageser<br><br>The Runner's World Show is a proud part of <a href="http://panoply.fm/">Panoply</a>.<br><br>Check out our show page <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-40-love-on-the-run">here</a>. <br><br>Follow us on Twitter (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and Facebook (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).
Feb 09, 2017
Episode 39: Running Strong
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Dr. Jordan Metzl, a nationally recognized sports medicine physician, author of the Workout Prescription, and creator of the IronStrength Workout DVD, shares how he has become an evangelist of sorts—for prescribing exercise as medicine for injured athletes. <em>(2:18)</em><br><br>We head to Central Park to see just what brings runners—and athletes of all kinds—out on a frigid day for a high intensity workout called IronStrength. <em>(25:55)</em><br><br>In the Kick, what it takes to run 100,000 lifetime miles, a relay team that you wouldn’t want to see on the track, and how one man dominated seven marathons on seven continents in seven days. <em>(36:03)</em><br><strong><em><br>The Runner’s World Show is brought to you by Blue Apron, the No. 1 fresh ingredient and recipe delivery service in the country. Check out this week’s menu and get your first 3 meals free—with free shipping—by going to </em></strong><a href="http://www.blueapron.com/run"><strong><em>blueapron.com/run</em></strong></a><strong><em>.<br><br>And by </em></strong><a href="http://www.aaptiv.com?utm_source=podcast&amp;utm_medium=podcast&amp;utm_campaign=podcast_RunnersWorldShow&amp;utm_content=main_cta"><strong><em>Aaptiv</em></strong></a><strong><em>, an on-demand audio fitness app that you can do at home, at the gym, outdoors—anywhere. Get your first month free when you sign up for a monthly subscription at </em></strong><a href="http://www.aaptiv.com/signup?utm_source=podcast&amp;utm_medium=podcast&amp;utm_campaign=podcast_RunnersWorldShow&amp;utm_content=main_cta"><strong><em>aaptiv.com</em></strong></a><strong><em>&nbsp; and use the promo code “RUN.”</em></strong><br><br>Episode Credits: <br><br>Host: David Willey<br> <br>Producers: Sylvia Ryerson, Christine Fennessy and Brian Dalek.<br><br>The Runner's World Show is a proud part of <a href="http://panoply.fm/">Panoply</a>.<br><br>Check out our show page <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-39-running-strong">here</a>. <br><br>Follow us on Twitter (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and Facebook (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).
Feb 02, 2017
Episode 38: Moonshot
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Runner’s World Editor-in-Chief David Willey starts his journey to complete a lifelong goal as a runner—qualify for the Boston Marathon. With the help of the same team at Nike guiding the best runners in the world to run under two hours in the marathon, David goes for his own audacious goal of BQing in 2017 with the help of a data-centric training approach. <em>(2:03)</em><br><br>Running coach Jenny Hadfield shares her tips for making smart goals—and sticking to them. Plus, her personal start in the sport and the greatest success stories from her clients. <em>(30:33)</em><br><br>In the Kick, fast times at the Dubai Marathon, how to better navigate the race expo, and a look at the most popular running routes in the country. <em>(1:00:26)</em><br><br><strong><em>The Runner’s World Show is brought to you by </em></strong><a href="http://www.aaptiv.com?utm_source=podcast&amp;utm_medium=podcast&amp;utm_campaign=podcast_RunnersWorldShow&amp;utm_content=main_cta"><strong><em>Aaptiv</em></strong></a><strong><em>, an on-demand audio fitness app that you can do at home, at the gym, outdoors—anywhere. Get your first month free when you sign up for a monthly subscription at </em></strong><a href="http://www.aaptiv.com/signup?utm_source=podcast&amp;utm_medium=podcast&amp;utm_campaign=podcast_RunnersWorldShow&amp;utm_content=main_cta"><strong><em>aaptiv.com</em></strong></a><strong><em> and use the promo code “RUN.”<br><br>This episode is also sponsored by Harry’s. Their razors have five precision-engineered blades that deliver a close, comfortable shave. You can try their shave set for free when you sign up. (You just cover shipping.) Fans of The Runner’s World Show can go to </em></strong><a href="http://www.harrys.com"><strong><em>Harrys.com</em></strong></a><strong><em>&nbsp; and enter the code “RUN” at checkout to get a free post-shave balm.</em></strong><br><br>Episode Credits: <br><br>Host: David Willey<br> <br>Producers: Sylvia Ryerson, Christine Fennessy, Brian Dalek and Alex Ward.<br><br>The Runner's World Show is a proud part of <a href="http://panoply.fm/">Panoply</a>.<br><br>Check out our show page <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-38-moonshot">here</a>. <br><br>Follow us on Twitter (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and Facebook (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).
Jan 26, 2017
Episode 37: Peter Sagal
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Peter Sagal, host of NPR’s news quiz, Wait Wait, Don’t Tell Me, joins the show to talk about the boom in audio (and podcasts), his own running career, and how the sport helped during his toughest year ever. <em>(2:06)</em><br><br>We go on a real grocery shopping trip with Runner’s World editors, dissecting the good and bad of how well we stock our runner pantries. <em>(42:33) </em><br><br>In the Kick, a new running hub near Central Park in New York City, key running dates to celebrate in 2017, and a unique 256-mile relay to Washington D.C.<em> (1:00:02)</em><br><br><strong><em>The Runner’s World Show is brought to you by Blue Apron, the No. 1 fresh ingredient and recipe delivery service in the country. Check out this week’s menu and get your first 3 meals free—with free shipping—by going to </em></strong><a href="http://www.blueapron.com/run"><strong><em>blueapron.com/run</em></strong></a><strong><em>.<br><br>And by </em></strong><a href="http://www.aaptiv.com?utm_source=podcast&amp;utm_medium=podcast&amp;utm_campaign=podcast_RunnersWorldShow&amp;utm_content=main_cta"><strong><em>Aaptiv</em></strong></a><strong><em>, an on-demand audio fitness app that you can do at home, at the gym, outdoors—anywhere. Get your first month free when you </em></strong><a href="http://www.aaptiv.com/signup?utm_source=podcast&amp;utm_medium=podcast&amp;utm_campaign=podcast_RunnersWorldShow&amp;utm_content=main_cta"><strong><em>sign up for a monthly subscription at aaptiv.com</em></strong></a><strong><em> and use the promo code “RUN.”<br><br></em></strong>Episode Credits: <br><br>Host: David Willey<br>&nbsp;<br>Producers: Sylvia Ryerson, Christine Fennessy and Brian Dalek<br><br>The Runner's World Show is a proud part of <a href="http://panoply.fm/">Panoply</a>.<br><br>Check out our show page <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-37-peter-sagal">here</a>. <br><br>Follow us on Twitter (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and Facebook (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).<strong><em><br></em></strong><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br>
Jan 19, 2017
Episode 36: Life at the Back of the Pack
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Writer and Sub-30 Club founder Ted Spiker shares how he is so amazed that his simple goal of breaking 30 minutes in a 5K turned into one of the most positive running groups around. Plus, his longtime struggle with weight, and what life is like at the back of the pack. <em>(2:29)</em><br><br>The amazing motivational power behind the Sub-30 Club, a group that doesn’t leave any runner behind. <em>(42:16)</em><br><br>In the Kick, cool new fitness tech from CES 2017, notable announcements from the elite side, and a man with paraplegia walks the Dopey Challenge. <em>(1:01:21) <br><br></em><strong><em>This episode of The Runner's World Show is brought to you by Brooks. Sign up for the Brooks Big Endorsement and become a sponsored athlete at </em></strong><a href="https://www.brooksathlete.com/rw"><strong><em>www.BrooksAthlete.com/rw</em></strong></a><strong><em>.<br><br></em></strong>Episode Credits: <br><br>Host: David Willey<br>&nbsp;<br>Producers: Sylvia Ryerson, Christine Fennessy and Brian Dalek<br><br>The Runner's World Show is a proud part of <a href="http://panoply.fm/">Panoply</a>.<br><br>Check out our show page <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-36-life-at-the-back-of-the-pack">here</a>. <br><br>Follow us on Twitter (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and Facebook (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).
Jan 12, 2017
Episode 35: New Year, New You
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<ul><li>Want to run your best in 2017? Our expert roundtable of Executive Editor Tish Hamilton, Training Director Budd Coates, and Chief Running Officer Bart Yasso answer your questions on how to reach your running goals for the new year.<em> (1:34)</em></li><li>In the Kick, we round up the top five running stories of the year—the stories that made us laugh and cry and feel everything in between. <em>(58:58)</em></li></ul><br><strong><em>This week’s episode is brought to you by Jabra. Listeners can go to jabra.com/runnersworld to sign up for exclusive discounts and special offers on Jabra products like the Jabra Elite Sport Wireless earbuds.</em></strong><em><br></em><br>Check out our show page <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-35-new-year-new-you">here</a>. <br><br>Follow us on <a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">Twitter</a> (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and <a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Facebook</a> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).&nbsp;<br><br><br><br><br><br>
Dec 29, 2016
Episode 34: The Spartan Way
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Joe De Sena, founder and CEO of Spartan Race, discusses what drives him to push himself—and others—to their absolute limits. <em>(1:57)</em><br><br>Want to try something new that goes beyond setting a marathon PR? Throw some physical challenges into your next event. We take you inside what it is like to try your first-ever obstacle course race. <em>(48:32)</em><br><br>In the Kick, what it takes to make thousands of Santas enter a 5-miler, the best way to fuel for cold-weather runs, and the first-ever “Beer Mile” shoe. <em>(1:03:21)</em><br><strong><br></strong><strong><em>This week’s episode is brought to you by Jabra. Listeners can go to jabra.com/runnersworld to sign up for exclusive discounts and special offers on Jabra products like the Jabra Elite Sport Wireless earbuds.<br><br>Listeners to this show can get a 26% discount on their next—or their first—Spartan Race. Enter the promo code “Run26” after you sign up at Spartan.com.</em></strong><strong><br><br></strong>Check out our show page <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-34-the-spartan-way">here</a>. <br><br>Follow us on <a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">Twitter</a> (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and <a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Facebook</a> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).&nbsp;
Dec 22, 2016
Episode 33: Breaking the 2-Hour Marathon
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A behind-the-scenes look at Nike’s audacious attempt to break one of the most formidable barriers in running—the sub-two-hour marathon. We hear from the elite runners involved, members of the Nike team working on the Breaking2 project, and we provide our own perspective on the attempt. <em>(2:34)</em><br><br>Inside Broadway’s first a cappella musical—In Transit. We talk to one of the show’s creators, Sara Wordsworth, about how her own running experience helped her create the running storyline that’s in the show. <em>(28:06)</em><br><br>In the Kick, a pair of classic—and hard to find—running shoes goes for big bucks when up for auction, a runner finds a great way to fit some golf into his run schedule, and more tips for going long on the treadmill. <em>(59:18)<br><br></em><strong><em>This week's episode is brought to you by Jabra. Listeners can go to </em></strong><a href="http://www.jabra.com/c/us/runners-world"><strong><em>jabra.com/runnersworld</em></strong></a><strong><em> to sign up for exclusive discounts and special offers on Jabra products like the Jabra Elite Sport wireless earbuds. &nbsp;<br><br>Further reading:<br></em></strong><br><ul><li><a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/marathon/nikes-audacious-plan-break-the-2-hour-marathon-barrier-in-2017">Nike’s Audacious Plan: Break the 2-Hour Marathon Barrier in 2017</a></li><li><a href="http://rw.runnersworld.com/sub-2/">What Will It Take to Run a 2-Hour Marathon?</a></li></ul><strong><em><br></em></strong><em><br></em>Check out our show page <a href=" http://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-33-breaking-the-2-hour-marathon">here</a>. <br><br>Follow us on <a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">Twitter</a> (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and <a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Facebook</a> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).&nbsp;
Dec 15, 2016
Episode 32: A Healthy Running Life
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Andrea Barber of Netflix’s Fuller House talks about how her transformation into a runner caught her by surprise given sports weren’t really her thing growing up. Despite that, she caught the running bug and has completed dozens of half marathons and several marathons in just a few years. <em>(2:05)</em><br><br>We all deal with running injuries, so we followed one runner who takes part in an innovative program to determine the cause, and hopefully the treatment, of his nagging plantar fasciiitis. Plus, the tips you can use to stay strong and healthy.<em> (28:04)</em><br><br>In the Kick, we recap several amazing racing stories, including how a prisoner ran his own Boston Marathon while on a treadmill, a 13-year-old who almost took down the top high-school runners, and an inspiring 96-year-old who isn’t satisfied with breaking records. <em>(44:26)</em><br><br><strong><em>This week's episode is brought to you by Jabra. Listeners can go to </em></strong><a href="http://www.jabra.com/c/us/runners-world"><strong><em>jabra.com/runnersworld</em></strong></a><strong><em> to sign up for exclusive discounts and special offers on Jabra products like the Jabra Elite Sport wireless earbuds.&nbsp; <br></em></strong><em><br></em>Check out our show page <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-32-a-healthy-running-life">here</a>. <br><br>Follow us on <a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">Twitter</a> (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and <a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Facebook</a> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).&nbsp;
Dec 08, 2016
Episode 31: Running and Literature
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An interview with Roger Robinson, an author, journalist, professor emeritus of literature, running historian, longtime contributor to Runner’s World, and a competitive masters runner. <em>(3:16)</em><br><br>Plus, we explore the beautiful intersection between the sport of running and great literature. <em>(38:28)</em><br><br>What it looks like and sounds like long after the crowds have gone, the barricades have been removed, and the timing clock has stopped at the end of the biggest marathon in the world. <em>(47:03)</em><br><br>In the Kick, recapping turkey trots, a sub-three hour marathon while pushing 180 pounds, how to get 1 percent faster in your races, and the running phrase even Mo Farah can’t escape. <em>(58:51)<br><br></em><strong><em>This week's episode is brought to you by Jabra. Listeners can go to </em></strong><a href="http://www.jabra.com/c/us/runners-world"><strong><em>jabra.com/runnersworld</em></strong></a><strong><em> to sign up for exclusive discounts and special offers on Jabra products like the Jabra Elite Sport wireless earbuds.&nbsp; <br><br>And by Harry's. Get your limited edition holiday shave set by going to Harrys.com, and if you enter the promo code “RUN” at checkout you will get five dollars off your order.</em></strong><em><br><br></em>Check out our show page <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-31-running-and-literature">here</a>. <br><br>Follow us on <a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">Twitter</a> (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and <a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Facebook</a> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).&nbsp;
Dec 01, 2016
Episode 30: Dominate the Trail
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Ultrarunner Karl Meltzer discusses how he broke the Appalachian Trail thru-hike record, something he’s been chasing for nearly a decade. <em>(1:56)</em><br><br>Learn how to run better off-road with pro tips from an experienced—and really fast—trail runner. <em>(28:35)</em><br><br>In the Kick, a community rallies around a young runner with autism, “Elvis Presley” wins a marathon in Las Vegas, and how to stay motivated during the upcoming holidays. <em>(36:58)<br><br></em><strong><em>This week's episode is brought to you by Jabra. Listeners can go to </em></strong><a href="http://www.jabra.com/c/us/runners-world"><strong><em>jabra.com/runnersworld</em></strong></a><strong><em> to sign up for exlusive discounts and special offers on Jabra products like the Jabra Elite Sport wireless earbuds.&nbsp; </em></strong><em><br><br></em>Check out our show page <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-30-dominate-the-trail">here</a>. <br><br>Follow us on <a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">Twitter</a> (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and <a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Facebook</a> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).&nbsp;
Nov 17, 2016
Episode 29: Running Off 200 Pounds
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Josh LaJaunie and Eileen Moon, our 2016 Cover Search winners, talk with Editor-in-Chief David Willey about how the sport has impacted their lives, and how they strive to help others as well. <em>(2:21)</em><br><br>In the Kick, we recap the New York City Marathon, including a 96-year-old WWII Marine’s amazing journey to the finish line. <em>(1:06:34)<br><br></em>Check out our show page <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-29-running-off-200-pounds">here</a>. <br><br>Follow us on <a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">Twitter</a> (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and <a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Facebook</a> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).&nbsp;
Nov 10, 2016
Episode 28: Running While Female
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A roundtable discussion between Runner's World editors, experts, and regular runners about the various forms of harassment <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/running-while-female">women face while running</a>, and what can be done about it. <em>(2:30)</em><br><br>Sons of Anarchy actor Theo Rossi talks about the intersection of running and acting and the buildup to his first marathon (this Sunday!). <em>(52:37)</em><br><br>In the Kick, a quick roundup of what to watch for in the New York City Marathon this weekend. <em>(1:12:08)<br><br></em>Check out our show page <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-28-running-while-female">here</a>. <br><br>Follow us on <a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">Twitter</a> (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and <a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Facebook</a> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).&nbsp;
Nov 03, 2016
Episode 27: Run to Remember
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Lisa Hallet, founder of Wear Blue: Run to Remember, speaks about how running gave her—and many of her fellow military spouses—a sense of control at a time where everything felt completely out of control. <em>(2:17)</em><br><br>A look at what really goes on in our heads while we run. (Note: It is not always food related.) <em>(41:48)</em><br><br>In the Kick, a surgeon challenges his 91-year-old patient to a race, the record for the fastest run across the country is smashed, and the best Halloween costumes to race in. <em>(50:48)<br><br></em>Check out our show page <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-27-run-to-remember">here</a>. <br><br>Follow us on <a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">Twitter</a> (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and <a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Facebook</a> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).&nbsp;<br><br><br>
Oct 27, 2016
Episode 26: Dean Karnazes
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Dean Karnazes, legendary ultrarunner and author, discusses how he became a runner, his latest book (The Road to Sparta), and some of his most memorable running adventures. <em>(1:33)</em><br><br>Why the most important part of your run may just happen in the 10 minutes after you’re done. <em>(44:17)</em><br><br>In the Kick, Ed Whitlock crushes another age-group record, several unique Guinness World Records fall at the Toronto Waterfront Marathon and Half Marathon, and can your favorite type of running shoe be injuring you?&nbsp; <em>(1:01:15)</em><br><br>Further reading:<br><a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/the-body-shop/stability-performance-workout">Get Stronger With This 10-Minute Workout for Runners</a><br><br>Check out our show page <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-26-dean-karnazes">here</a>. <br><br>Follow us on <a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">Twitter</a> (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and <a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Facebook</a> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).&nbsp;<br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br>
Oct 20, 2016
Episode 25: Guiding Principals
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We’ve got a bonus piece from this week’s Human Race episode, “Bright Eyes.” In this segment, blind runner Anthony Butler and his running guide Kate Dixon talk about how they navigate the intricate act of running as one. <em>(2:28)</em><br><br>Should mortal runners ever consider getting a coach? Yep. And contributing producer Claire Trageser explains why. <em>(16:26)</em><br><br>In the Kick, we discuss a few of the notable stories that came out of the Windy City this past weekend, and the surprising cover model on this month’s issue. <em>(27:09)<br><br></em>Help Panoply learn more about the podcasts you love, and how much you listen to them, by taking a short survey at <a href="http://panoply.fm/survey">Panoply.fm/survey</a>. Thanks!<br><br>This week’s show is sponsored by Blue Apron. Get your first three meals for free by going to <a href="http://www.blueapron.com/run">Blueapron.com/run</a>.&nbsp; <br><br>Follow us on Twitter (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and Facebook (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).
Oct 13, 2016
Episode 24: The Healing Power of Running
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Writer Kristin Armstrong discusses how she balances life as a mother, friend, and grad student while also finding the joy in her running life. <em>(2:50)</em><br><br>We bring you the final part of Project Build Strength, otherwise known as executive editor Tish Hamilton’s quest to run less, and cross train more. <em>(30:14)</em><br><br>In the Kick, two very different record attempts in the world of ultrarunning, how fast you need to be to qualify for the Boston Marathon, and an alleged thief who picked the wrong hotel room. <em>(44:53)</em><br><br>Help Panoply learn more about the podcasts you love, and how much you listen to them, by taking a short survey at <a href="http://Panoply.fm/survey">Panoply.fm/survey</a>. Thanks!<br><br>Join us for the Runner’s World Half &amp; Festival October 14-16 in our backyard of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Listeners can get a $10 discount on your online registration. Sign up at <a href="http://rwhalf.com">RWHalf.com</a> and use the promo code “RWShow.”
Oct 06, 2016
Episode 23: Running Comedy
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Editor-in-chief David Willey talks with comedian Liz Miele about how running keeps her sane, and stokes her funny. <em>(2:10)<br></em><br>Producer Christine Fennessy gets the lowdown from training editor Meghan Kita on why runners really need to back off and rest once in a while (and gets staffers to admit to times when they ran when they really shouldn't have. And paid for it.) <em>(27:01) <br></em><br>In the Kick, we talk about marathoners denied a Boston qualifier, another attempt to set a record running the Appalachian Trail, and Apple's latest and greatest. <em>(39:49)<br><br></em><strong><em>This week’s show is sponsored by Blue Apron. Get your first three meals for free by going to </em></strong><a href="http://www.blueapron.com/run"><strong><em>Blueapron.com/run</em></strong></a><strong><em>. <br></em></strong><br><strong><em>We are also sponsored by Harry’s. Go to </em></strong><a href="https://www.harrys.com/"><strong><em>Harrys.com</em></strong></a><strong><em>, look for the Truman set, and enter the promo code “Run” at checkout to get $5 off your purchase.</em></strong><em><br><br></em>Check out our show page <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-23-running-comedy">here</a>. <br><br>Follow us on <a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">Twitter</a> (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and <a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Facebook</a> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).&nbsp;
Sep 15, 2016
Episode 22: Bart Yasso
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Bart Yasso, the Mayor of Running, talks about his 40 years as a runner, his 29 years working at Runner’s World, his hard-won training tips, and how much has changed in the sport. <em>(1:45)<br></em><br>Shalane Flanagan and her coauthor Elyse Kopecky talk about their new book, Run Fast, Eat Slow with our food and nutrition editor, Heather Mayer Irvine. They also share their favorite smoothie recipe from the book. <em>(37:51) <br></em><br>In the Kick, we break down how much salt runners really need (especially when it is hot out), why racing a mile is so great, and the surprising way one runner picked up her first marathon win. <em>(52:58)<br><br></em>Check out our show page <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-22-bart-yasso">here</a>. <br><br>Follow us on <a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">Twitter</a> (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and <a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Facebook</a> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).&nbsp;<br><br>This week’s show is sponsored by Casper. Get $50 toward any mattress purchase by visiting Casper.com/run and using promo code RUN. (Terms and Conditions Apply.)
Sep 08, 2016
Episode 21: Run Your Best Marathon
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<ul><li>Want to run your first (or fastest) marathon? Our expert roundtable of Executive Editor Tish Hamilton, training director Budd Coates, and Chief Running Officer Bart Yasso answers your lingering questions on how to get to the starting line healthy so you reach the finish line with your best time ever.<em> (2:34)</em></li><li>In the Kick, our team discusses some of the best running cities in America, a WWII veteran who just completed his three-year run across the country, and Kevin Hart’s biggest running accomplishment to date. <em>(55:02)&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</em>Check out our show page <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-21-run-your-best-marathon">here</a>. <br><br>Follow us on <a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">Twitter</a> (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and <a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Facebook</a> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).&nbsp;</li></ul>
Sep 01, 2016
Episode 20: Another Mother Runner and Treadmills
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Another Mother Runner cofounders Dimity McDowell Davis and Sarah Bowen Shea share why their community of runners resonates with so many women across the country. (<em>2:07</em>)<br><br>Some Runner’s World editors share their best survival tips for the treadmill, a necessary evil in the dog days of summer or when snow is piled up on the ground. (<em>29:33</em>)<br><br>In the Kick, we wrap up the 2016 Olympics in Rio by going over the top moments, a running couple with an impressive win streak rebounds from their first runner-up finish in years, and how to keep your clothes so fresh and so clean. (<em>39:36</em>)<br><br>Check out our show page <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-20-another-mother-runner-and-treadmills">here</a>. <br><br>Follow us on <a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">Twitter</a> (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and <a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Facebook</a> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).&nbsp;<br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br>
Aug 25, 2016
Episode 19: Meb Keflezighi
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Marathoner <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/tag/meb-keflezighi">Meb Keflezghi</a> shares his Olympic memories and how it feels to be running in his fourth Games at 41 years old. <em>(2:05)</em><br><br>We take you on the trail behind <em>Runner’s World</em> HQ for the lowdown on why speedwork really is worth the suffering. <em>(25:45)</em><br><br>In the Kick, highlights from track and field in Rio, a young runner who uses the sport to improve his life, and the cool way one cross-country team made training more fun. <em>(38:50)<br></em><br>Check out our show page <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-19-meb-keflezighi">here</a>. <br><br>Follow us on <a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">Twitter</a> (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and <a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Facebook</a> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).&nbsp;
Aug 18, 2016
Episode 18: Shalane Flanagan and Frank Shorter
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Shalane Flanagan discusses how, after a super strong start to the Olympic Marathon Trials this past February, things unraveled—fast—and what she’s done to feel strong heading into the marathon at the Olympics in Rio. <em>(2:33)</em><br><br>Running legend Frank Shorter joins Editor-in-Chief David Willey for a conversation about his extraordinary career. They go deep on the most pivotal moments in his life, including his Olympic experiences, doping in the sport of running, and the tough childhood that is documented in his new book, My Marathon. <em>(16:14)</em><br><br>In the Kick, Apple to release a long-awaited emoji for its devices, an amazing teen runs a sub-4:00 mile, and a glimpse at the first weekend of running at the Olympics. <em>(55:31)</em><br><br>Check out our show page <a href=" http://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-18-shalane-flanagan-and-frank-shorter">here</a>. <br><br>Follow us on <a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">Twitter</a> (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and <a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Facebook</a> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).&nbsp;
Aug 11, 2016
Episode 17: Rio 2016
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<ul><li>Alexi Pappas talks with reporter Kit Fox talks about her Olympic buildup has been anything but ordinary. Alexi also talks about why, as a Greek American, it’s so important to her to represent Greece in the Summer Games. (3:15)</li><li>Show host and Editor-in-Chief David Willey talks with journalist David Epstein about doping—how it’s affected the Olympics, how we got to this point, and what keeps him watching, still, despite the controversies. (28:50)</li><li>In the Kick, we discuss what Rule 40 is and why Olympians think it doesn’t work; how a Saudi Arabian runner is making sports more visible for females in the country; and yet another (very impressive) beer mile world record.<br><br>Check out our show page <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-17-rio-2016">here</a>.<br><br>Follow us on <a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">Twitter</a> (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and <a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Facebook</a> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).&nbsp;</li></ul><br><br><br>
Aug 04, 2016
Episode 16: Team Red, White & Blue
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<ul><li>Blayne Smith from Team Red, White &amp; Blue discusses his combat experience in Iraq and Afghanistan, his difficulty returning to civilian life, and how running and Team RWB gave him back much of what he thought he'd lost. <em>(1:45) </em>&nbsp;</li><li>Christine then met up with the Lehigh Valley chapter of Team RWB for their Saturday morning run to learn how the group helps instill a sense of identity, purpose, and camaraderie in both veterans and civilians (to the tune of many car horns). <em>(19:17)&nbsp;</em></li><li>This week in the Kick, <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/tag/lauren-fleshman">Lauren Fleshman</a> calls it a career, an Aussie father of three keeps his Olympic dreams alive, and we discuss the not so glamorous life of professional runners.<em> (36:35) </em>Check out our show page&nbsp;</li></ul><a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-16-team-red-white-blue">here</a>. <br><br>Follow us on <a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">Twitter</a> (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and <a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Facebook</a> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).&nbsp;
Jul 28, 2016
Episode 15: Upgrade Your Running Routine
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<a href="http:///www.marathontrainingacademy.com">Marathon Training Academy</a> podcast creators, Trevor and Angie Spencer, offer training advice and motivation to thousands of listeners in an effort to make them the best runner possible. Trevor and Angie also shared their humble start in the world of podcasting and in the world of running. <em>(17:35)<br><br></em>We check back in with Executive Editor Tish Hamilton as she continues her quest to build strength this summer by running less. Her latest goal is to find the joy in walking by becoming a stronger hiker. <em>(1:40)</em><br><br>In the Kick, there’s a new half marathon record that proves moms can get it done, an ultrarunner is going for Scott Jurek’s Appalachian Trail thru-hike speed record, and a memorable moment at our recent Runner’s World Classic race for survivors of the Boston Marathon bombings. <em>(33:20)</em><br><br>Check out our show page <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-15-upgrade-your-running-routine">here</a>. <br><br>Follow us on <a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">Twitter</a> (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and <a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Facebook</a> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).&nbsp;
Jul 21, 2016
Episode 14: Find a Balanced Running Life
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Olympian Deena Kastor discusses some the amazing highs of her running career and the challenging lows—and how she got through them. And while Deena is still an elite masters runner, she also shares how she balances life as a runner, wife, teammate, and mother.<em> (2:15)</em><br><br>Every runner has a story on what gets them out the door, so we gave the microphone to you. We share a few of the stories we collected from runners at our mobile recording booth at the Boston Marathon Expo this past April, including stories of connection and encouragement.<em> (28:30)</em><br><br>In the Kick, we wrap up the final four days of the U.S. Olympic Track Trials, along with who’s heading to Rio; the mustachioed, beer-drinking, runner who became the talk of the trials; and how you can use Pokémon Go on your next run (really). <em>(34:30)</em><br><br>Check out our show page <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-14-find-a-balanced-running-life">here</a>. <br><br>Follow us on <a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">Twitter</a> (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and <a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Facebook</a> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).&nbsp;
Jul 14, 2016
Episode 13: The Legend of Pre
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Why <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/tag/steve-prefontaine">Steve Prefontaine</a> still matters today, including an excerpt from <a href="https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1501135910/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_il_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;tag=rodale02-20&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;creativeASIN=1501135910&amp;linkId=d6dbe32c5a6ee4b79972307af3b4a31b"><em>Shoe Dog</em></a>, the memoir from Nike cofounder Phil Knight. Then we have a conversation with <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/tag/frank-shorter">Frank Shorter</a>, one of Pre’s closest friends and competitors in running. <em>(1:25) </em>David Willey speaks with Julia Lucas, who missed making the 2012 Olympic team in the 5,000 by just .04 seconds. She takes us through the most audacious race of her career and how she’s tried moving forward from that day. <em>(34:20) </em>In the Kick, we recap the highlights from the first four days of the <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/tag/olympic-trials">U.S. Olympic Track Trials</a>, discuss a nonagenarian who had a great week, and the next challenge for <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/tag/ryan-hall">Ryan Hall</a>. <em>(42:50)</em><br><br>Check out our show page <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-13-the-legend-of-pre">here</a>. <br><br>Follow us on <a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">Twitter</a> (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and <a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Facebook</a> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>).&nbsp;
Jul 07, 2016
Episode 12: Finding a Competitive Edge
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How NASCAR drivers and their crew members have started to use running to give them a physical and mental boost on the track. (1:30) In the Kick, editor Sarah Lorge Butler and reporter Kit Fox discuss the big storylines, races to watch, and runners to keep an eye on heading into the Olympic Track Trials in Eugene, Oregon. (25:59)<br><br>Check out our show page <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/the-runners-world-show/episode-12-finding-a-competitive-edge">here</a>. <br><br>For more NASCAR photos and video, check out <a href="http://www.runnersworld.com/nascar">runnersworld.com/nascar</a><br><br>Follow us on <a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">Twitter</a> (<a href="https://twitter.com/rwaudio">@rwaudio</a>) and <a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Facebook</a> (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RunnersWorldAudio/">Runner's World Audio</a>). <em><br></em><br><br>
Jun 30, 2016
Episode 11: An Icon Talks Fear
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Editor-in-Chief David Willey talks with Amby Burfoot about his start in running, being tailed by rival Bill Clark before Burfoot’s 1968 Boston Marathon win, and the race that means the most to him today. (3:10) After a bad marathon, executive editor Tish Hamilton came on the show a month ago to announce to the universe she is backing off her running routine this summer. We catch up with her to see how things are going as she tries to morph into a cyclist. (22:50) On the Kick, we talk about a disputed trans-America run, a hotly-anticipated marathon debut, and an emoji you might like. (34:20)
Jun 17, 2016
Episode 10: Air Force Tested
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We head to the Pentagon to take the Air Force Physical Fitness Test. The unusual opportunity provides them some surprising insight into their individual fitness regimes. (1:15)In the Kick, editor Sarah Lorge Butler and reporter Kit Fox talk about a super fast dog, a record treadmill run, a canceled race in Vermont, and a reunion of the Friday Night Lights crew. (25:10)
Jun 10, 2016
Episode 9: Running With Dogs
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The Dog Trotters program at Providence Animal Center in Media, Pennsylvania, pairs high-energy canines with runners to help them get adopted. Editor Christine Fennessy goes for a run with program coordinator, Adria Eichner, a Dalmatian mix named Ace, and a Pit Bull mix named Dillon to learn why this program is such a great idea for animals and humans, and to get some tips on running with our best buddies. Scott Jurek, the vegan ultrarunner superstar, talks plants, tough days on the Appalachian Trail, and his next big adventure with Nutrition Editor Heather Mayer Irvine. We close the show a bit differently this week. In honor of National Running Day, which was June 1, we share a few of the stories we collected from runners at our mobile recording booth at the Boston Marathon Expo.
Jun 02, 2016
Episode 8 - Running in China
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Editor-in-Chief David Willey talks with Executive Editor Tish Hamilton about his recent trip to China, and how the country's running culture mirrors our own. In the Kick, we talk about the black market for running bibs, a new FDA warning that runners should heed, and what makes Desi Linden such a fun marathoner to watch.
May 26, 2016
Episode 7: Master the Mental Game
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Deena Kastor, elite marathoner and three-time Olympian, shares what may be the most critical element to her success: her mental game. (1:30) Tish Hamilton, our Executive Editor, runs to live; this summer, she's going to see if she can live with running less, and doing other sports more. (18:15) In the Kick, we discuss elite runner Alexi Pappas’s productive month, the new spin on the beer mile that will make your stomach turn, and tips for a great overnight relay race. (30:20)
May 18, 2016
Episode 6: Big Inspiration
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Juli Windsor and John Young, the little people marathoners we first featured in the story, “Big,” in our April 2014 issue, share their story. (1:00) Shoe and gear editor Jeff Dengate finds a staff member with nearly zero shoe sense and takes him for his first proper fitting at our local running store. (18:37) In the Kick, we talk about selling flesh for ads, paying it forward in Boston, and Nike co-founder Phil Knight’s memoir, Shoe Dog.&nbsp; (30:35)<br><br>Episode Credits:<br><br>The Runner’s World Show is hosted by Editor-in-Chief David Willey.<br><br>The podcast is produced by Sylvia Ryerson, Christine Fennessy, and Brian Dalek.<br><br>Our theme music is “So I Run” by Thunderhoof.<br><br>Interviews on the podcast have been edited for length and clarity. Got a story idea for the show? Send it to rwaudio@rodale.com.
May 12, 2016
Episode 5: The Life of Bart
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Chief Running Officer Bart Yasso joins the show. Otherwise known as the Mayor of Running, Bart talks about his crazy travel schedule, the disease that changed his life, and what he means when he says, “Never limit where running can take you.” (1:00) Editor Katie Neitz quizzes some of our staffers on how likely they are to get injured (you will be surprised), and the steps runners can take to avoid getting hurt down the road. (17:05) In the Kick, we gush over crazy fast old people and super stud high schoolers, reveal a few new races that'll help you BQ, and discuss the (wow) physical transformation of recently retired elite marathoner Ryan Hall. (30:00)
May 03, 2016
Episode 4: The Motivating Power of November Project
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We head out to a November Project workout along with 250 or so of the closest friends you never knew you had. Editors Katie Neitz and Brian Dalek explain why all that suffering and support is so darn good for you. (1:25) Editor-in-Chief David Willey talks with Brogan Graham and Bojan Mandaric, cofounders of November Project, about their free, weather-be-damned, heavy-on-the-hugs fitness movement and their new book. (9:00) The Kick wraps up the London Marathon, from the overall winners to some of our favorite costumed runners, a freaky fast old guy, and a race call for the ages. (33:00)
Apr 27, 2016
Episode 3: Why You Should Set Some Crazy Running Goals
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David Willey talks with Dave McGillivray, race director of the Boston Marathon, about his amazing running life. (1:00) Training and Races Editor Meghan Kita recounts her story of overcoming fatigue by going for a Guinness World Record while dressed as a hot dog. (18:40) The Kick wraps up the 120th Boston Marathon, from the overall winners to the notable finishers. (29:50)
Apr 19, 2016
Episode 2: Pioneers, Innovators, and Performers
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Roberta Gibb was the first woman to run the Boston Marathon, and this year’s event marks the 50th anniversary of her historic achievement. We talk to Gibb and to RW contributing editor Amby Burfoot, who wrote about pioneering women runners in his recent book, First Ladies of Running. (00:42) On a lunch run, we test out unusual shoes and discuss what people should consider when purchasing new kicks. (18:07) We meet Joseph Tame, a British ex-pat living in Japan, who may just be the most connected runner in the history of the Tokyo Marathon. (23:43) The Kick leaves you with some of the most interesting news of the week. (36:45)
Apr 12, 2016
Episode 1: Ryan and Sara Hall's Busy Lives, Obsession with the Sky
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Site Director Chris Kraft explains his obsession with the sky, and the unusual stuff he sees up there during his (very) early morning runs. (1:00) Nutrition Editor Heather Mayer Irvine gives the lowdown on midrun fuel. (10:10) We talk with elite running couple Ryan and Sara Hall about adopting four sisters from Ethiopia and their new lives after Ryan's recent retirement. (17:40) The Kick wraps up the week’s most interesting (read: highly unusual) running news so you can wow your running buddies. (30:45)
Apr 06, 2016