DJ Butz Found The Way To Explore His Limits Is To Lean Into Discomfort


My guest today is another member of the MS Run the US relay team from 2021.

This year wasn’t his first time running for the cause, he was initially a part of the 2020 team, but was unable to do the actual relay because it went virtual due to the pandemic.

No doubt we will have a lot to talk about as I go a few easy miles with DJ Butz.

DJ Butz and His Mother-In-Law

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QT: Tips for Making Your Long Runs a Little Bit Less Daunting


On the surface, long runs are pretty simple, right?

Run for a longer time than you usually do.

But in practice, long runs aren’t always as straightforward as they seem like they should be.

If you’re struggling with your long runs, I promise you’re not alone.

Here are some tips that may help make those long runs a little less daunting. Read more

Scott Rogers Is Embracing The Challenge Of Going Farther, Not Faster


Today’s guest is someone that I’ve been working with for a bit now and while we were debriefing after a recent race he asked if I was still taking volunteers for guests on the podcast.

That answer is still, and will always be, yes.

I’m not entirely sure where this conversation will end up but I am looking forward to going a few easy miles with Scott Rogers.

Scott Rogers

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QT: Would Your Running Improve if You Took a Proper Off Season?


One of the wonderful things about our sport is that it’s something that can be done year-round.

Literally, any weekend of the year, at least pre-pandemic, if you want to run a race you can find a race to run.

For those who really like racing, this is obviously a wonderful thing.

But is it a case of too much of a good thing?

Perhaps… Read more

Tim Cigelske Earned His Status As The Official Beer Runner


Today’s guest is someone that enjoys a good run about as much as he enjoys a good beer!

For about 10 years, he wrote a regular column in DRAFT magazine called the Beer Runner and during that time he also had a duel streak going for 3 years: daily running and a daily beer.

I am looking forward to an easy run with Tim Cigelske and seeing what topics we can cover!

Tim Cigelske

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