In this episode, Rob Bell, international teacher, author, and pastor, explores how structure breeds spontaneity. Rob reflects on the importance of hard work and devoting oneself to their craft as a pathway to success.
In this episode, Kyle Pietari, ultra runner, law student, and father discusses the balancing act of his many roles. Kyle reflects on his recent second place finish at the historic Leadville 100-mile race in August 2015. He explains the impact barefoot running has had on his running form.
“I realized that 100,000 is almost, not entirely, almost halfway to the moon, so I’ve decided, why not run for another 35 years and see if I can run from earth to the moon.” *This podcast is part of the #ROORises Series: please leave a review of the Running On Om Podcast on iTunes!* In this episode, Wayne Levy, accomplished runner, guide at RunBoston, and father, shares the story of his running background from running as a child in Jamaica to winning the Connecticut State 5k Championship his senior year of high school. His discusses his experience working at the Boston Celtics for nineteen years. Wayne explains how he has already ran 10,000 miles in his lifetime and his plan to run this distance again. He recounts racing the Boston Marathon numerous times, including the mental and physical challenges he has faced. Wayne reflects on his involvement in the Boston running community, from being a guide with RunBoston Running Tours to establishing the Masters running team for the Boston Athletic Association. He offers insight from his journey balancing fatherhood, full-time work, and running. Lastly, Wayne reveals his running goals for 2015 and beyond.
In this episode, Chris Heuisler, RunWestin Concierge, experienced runner, and father, tells the story of how he started running and what inspired him to begin the quest of running 50 marathons in 50 states. He reflects on the memorable and humbling experiences he has had running marathons. Chris discusses his former job at Equinox and how this prepared him for his work now. He shares the story of discovering RunWestin, his dream job, and the application process he went through. Chris recounts watching the San Antonio Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon with Meb Keflezighi and the lessons he learned from Meb. He offers advice for staying healthy and physically active while traveling. Lastly, Chris previews whats ahead for 2015: exciting developments for RunWestin and a triathlon on Chris’ racing calendar.
In this episode, Zeke Tiernan, ultra-trail runner, history teacher, coach, and father, reflects on his journey dreaming big with running in high school. He explains how running for the renowned University of Colorado taught him the balance between the desire to be successful and training smart. Zeke recounts a successful 10k in college that showed him the power of running your own race. He explains how he decided to run ultras and the power of community in when running the Leadville 100 for the first time. Zeke shares details on how he trains for 100-milers and his nutrition strategy for running long. He reveals how he balances work, fatherhood, and training. Zeke offers three tips for winter running. He recaps his most recent experience at the Leadville 100 in August 2014 and how his training was different the fourth time around. Lastly, Zeke previews upcoming races and goals