Diz Runs With… Ben Schenck


On today’s show, I’m joining Ben Schenck for a few easy miles.

Ben Schenck, MTNmeister

Ben Schenck, the Original MTNmeister

Ben is the host of the MTNmeister podcast, a show dedicated to telling the stories of some of the most amazing people that participate in a variety of outdoor sports. He’s had on mountain climbers, ultra marathoners, paralympians, and more. The one thing that all have in common is a love of the outdoors and a willingness to test their limits. Read more

Florida 10 Series Lakeland Race Recap

This past weekend, I ran in the inaugural Florida 10 Series race here in Lakeland. The Florida 10 Series is a new series of 10 mile races within the state of Florida where cumulative times over the course of the entire series determines overall winners.

While I’m not running the entire series, I ran the race in Lakeland, which was my first ever 10 miler.

Nothing like a guaranteed PR, eh?

Race Day

Florida 10 Series, Lakeland,

Sunrise Before the Race

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Diz Runs With… Ken Weary


On today’s show, I’m running with Ken Weary. Ken and his wife took a run-cation of a lifetime to Guatemala as part of the Mayan Running Adventures, and decided they’d like to experience Guatemala for more than just a week.

Ken Weary and his Family

Ken Weary and Family

After returning home, Ken and his wife spent about 6 months researching and planning, and decided they could pack up their kids and head to Guatemala. Read more

New Runners Should Hire a Coach

Should new runners hire a running coach?

To put it simply, yes.

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“Doh! I should have worked with a coach!”

While it’s true to a point that running is nothing but putting one foot in front of the other a little faster than you do when you’re walking, there are a lot of things that can (and often do) go wrong for runners–both newbies and seasoned veterans alike. If new runners hire a coach, even for just a short period of time, they can avoid some of the missteps that may lead to burn out, dissatisfaction, or even worse–injury. Read more

Diz Runs With… Golden Harper


On today’s show, I’m running with Golden Harper, who is the founder of Altra Running.

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Golden Harper

Since trying on my first pair of Altra Zero Drop shoes, I’ve been in love with these shoes. Read more