QT: Is Running While Sick-ish Something To Always Avoid?

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If you’ve been running for long enough, you’ve probably been here before.

Not really sick. Definitely not completely well.

So the question becomes, do I run or not?

My answer? Well…


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Jim Starkey Relies On His Knowledge To Avoid Injury And Get PRs


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My guest today is someone that I haven’t talked to much in the last few years, but there was a time when we saw each other 10 plus hours a day, 5 to 6 days a week.

While working with him he was a retired runner, but in the past year or two he has gotten back into the sport in a pretty big way.

I’m looking forward to going a few easy miles with my friend and fellow Blue Raider, Jim Starkey.

Jim Starkey

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Listener Q&A: January 2023

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Seems like just a month ago, it was last year…

New year, the dad joke game is still strong!

Also still going strong in 2023? The monthly Q&A episode of the podcast! Read more

Tammy Swinney Always Thought Running Wasn’t An Option


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Today’s guest is a lady that I’ve had the pleasure of working with and getting to know over the past couple of years.

She’s currently gearing up for her second ultra marathon with the goal of enjoying the race more than she did her first 50k, in a large part due to technical issues.

I am looking forward to going a few easy miles with Tammy Swinney today.

Tammy Swinney

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QT: Advice for New Runners, Reminders for the Rest of Us (Best Of-ish)

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This post was originally part of Episode 202 released in January of 2016 and is more or less copy and pasted from that post. The audio, however, is a new take on the topic.

Why would I waste my time writing a post and recording a quick tip offering advice for new runners?

I mean, running is pretty simple, right?

Put on a pair of shoes, any shoe will do, and then just go run.

It’s really that simple, right?

J Law

There is a whole lot more to running than meets the eye, just like Optimus Prime.

So here are 6 pieces of advice for new runners to help them avoid some of the same mistakes that I made when I started running. Read more