Diz Runs With… Spirit of the Marathon?


On today’s show, I deviate from the normal type of show where I’m chatting with another runner, and instead talk about the documentary Spirit of the Marathon.

If you’re a runner and you’ve never seen this film, you seriously need to get a hold of a copy (or find it on hulu) and watch it right away. It’s that good!

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Spirit of the Marathon

The film follows 6 runners as they prepare for, and race in, the 2005 Chicago Marathon. For anyone that has ever run a marathon before, you know that the training and race are seldom smooth sailing, and sure enough, the runners in this film deal with their fair share of trials and tribulations along the course of 26.2 miles. Read more

2014 Christmas Gifts for Runners-Accessories

Christmas 2014



As the holidays approach, the search for the perfect gift for each person on your list will only intensify. If you are shopping for a runner this year, over the next few weeks I’ll continue to give you dozens of gift ideas for runners in a number of different running categories. To revisit the categories I’ve already talked about, click here.

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Today, I will be looking at some of the accessories/miscellaneous items that many runners appreciate having/using during their runs.

If you’d like to download a list of all of the items listed on this post (with clickable links to make shopping easy) and talked about in the podcast episode, simply click here. Read more

Diz Runs With… Peter Shankman


On today’s episode of the show, I’m joining entrepreneur, speaker, author, sky diver, runner, triathlete, husband, and father Peter Shankman for a few quick miles in NYC.

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Peter Shankman

Peter is obviously a busy guy but he makes time for the things that are most important to him, and running/training for triathlons are activities that he prioritizes. Read more

2014 Christmas Gifts for Runners-Aches and Pains

Christmas 2014, Gift Ideas, Runner, Aches and Pains,



As the holidays approach, the search for the perfect gift for each person on your list will only intensify. If you are shopping for a runner this year, over the next few weeks I’ll give you dozens of gift ideas in a number of different running categories.

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Today, I will be looking at some of the tools for managing the inevitable aches and pains that all runners are forced to deal with from time to time. With proper management, preventing the aches and pains from developing into a more serious injury (and forced time away from running) is completely possible. Read more

2014 Christmas Gift Ideas for Runners–Fuel for Runners

Christmas 2014



As the holidays approach, the search for the perfect gift for each person on your list will only intensify. If you are shopping for a runner this year, over the next few weeks I’ll give you hundreds of gift ideas in a number of different running categories.

Christmas Gifts for Runners, 2014, Fuel, Hydration

Today, I will be looking at fuel for runners to use during a long run or race, as well as some options for carrying water with them while they are out on their runs. Read more