In this episode, Renee and Austin Baillie, runners and co-founders of Recharge Sport, discuss the importance of athletic recovery for athletes of all levels. Renee is a professional marathoner and Austin is an accomplished runner and massage therapist. They explain their running backgrounds, from recounting their first races to the lessons they learned from Mark Wetmore, their coach at the University of Colorado.
In this episode, Kara Goucher, professional runner for the Oiselle team, Olympian, and mother, tells the story of how she began running, from her first race at six years old with her grandfather to discovering cross country in seventh grade. Kara discusses the challenges of navigating puberty as an adolescent female runner. She provides insight on the importance of individualized training in her progression as a professional. Kara reflects on joining the Oiselle Team and the incredible support the Oiselle community has given her. She recounts the 2014 NYC Marathon and how she overcame the mental challenges she faced during the race. Kara gives advice for mother runners on balancing training with motherhood. She explains how she has transformed her nutrition with plant powered recipes. Lastly, Kara honors numerous female running mentors and previews whats ahead for 2015.
In this episode, Matt McCue, writer and runner, recounts how he got hooked on running and then writing. He discusses the role of perseverance in running as a walk-on for the renowned University of Colorado Program under Coach Mark Wetmore. Matt reveals what it was like to pursue a job as a writer after college. He reflects on his journey writing An Honorable Run and his accompanying book tour. Matt shares sources of inspiration for writing stories. He provides his perspective on the future of American distance running. Matt explains how he finds time to run now. He reflects on dealing with regret as an author. Lastly, Matt previews upcoming projects and publications.
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
In this episode, Andy Wacker, Boulder-based professional road and mountain runner, discusses his background in running from why he started running in middle school to competing in high school. He recaps the transition from high school to collegiate running and recounts his biggest breakthrough race in college where he ran 13:41 in the 5k. Andy shares three central lessons he learned from Mark Wetmore, his renowned coach at the University of Colorado. He explains how he stayed motivated on a long-road back from an injury. Andy reveals why he started mountain racing and reflections on his recent third place finish at the Pikes Peak Ascent. He offers his favorite running spots and reads, including the craziest animals he has seen on a run! Lastly, Andy previews upcoming races and goals.
In this episode, Shanna Burnette, accomplished runner for the Oiselle Team, founder of ModCraft, and mother, discusses how she balances being a mother, company owner of ModCraft, and runner for Oiselle. She shares he running background from soccer in her youth to running collegiately at the renowned University of Colorado. Shanna explains why she loves Oiselle and has chosen to run and work with them. She reveals how ModCraft, her brand communication agency, began and the collaborative platform she has fostered between clients. Shanna provides insight on how to balance training with work and motherhood. Lastly, Shanna previews upcoming innovations for ModCraft and running races on her schedule.