Today I’m running with someone that I have been looking to bring onto the show for a while now.
On today’s episode of the show, I’m going a few miles with fellow Altra Ambassador Cory Reese.
I first “met” Cory in the Altra Ambassador FB group page, and the first thing that “jumped” out at me was his epic running selfies.
A Bumpy Start to Distance Running
Tom Leddy is someone that I can learn quite a bit from in my pursuit of some of my bigger running (and non-running) goals.
Tom got into running in one of the most unique ways I’ve ever heard: to impress his boss!
Tom’s boss was a runner, and he was invited to join the boss for a few miles at lunchtime. Tom accepted, and it didn’t take long for him to feel worn out. But he stuck with it, and soon he was hooked.
Racing and Traveling
Tom has some big goals in terms of running and racing, including running a half in all 50 states and running a marathon on each continent. Read more
Today I’m joining Dallas Smith for a few easy miles.
According to StateRunningRecords.com, Dallas has 71 current state records under his belt at various ages and just about every distance possible.
The Magic of the Marathon
Dallas finds the marathon to be his favorite distance, even though he is quick to say that it is not his best distance. Read more
Today I’m talking with Elizabeth Clor, who recently published a book on her seven year journey (and struggle) with qualifying for the Boston Marathon.
Running Before the Boston Journey Began
Growing up Elizabeth was a dancer, but after college she joined a gym to stay active and started to run on the treadmill on the days when her step aerobics class wasn’t in session. Read more