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Vanessa Runs Comes Back a Year Later for Another Chat


Today I’m reconnecting with Vanessa Runs.

Vanessa joined me on the show for the first time back in Episode 11 (and last week as a Best Of episode), and a lot has happened in her life since the last time we talked.

Vanessa Runs

Vanessa Runs

In the past year, Vanessa has gotten married, published her second book, and helped crew a couple of runners on a trans-continental run.

So needless to say, we had plenty of things to talk about today. After catching up on a lot of the running and traveling highlights, we really dove in to her second book, Daughters of Distance. Read more

Vanessa Runs on Pursuing Her Passions of Running & Writing (Best Of)


On today’s Best Of episode, I’m going back to Episode 11 and my chat with ultra runner Vanessa Runs.

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Vanessa talked a lot about the process of taking the leap into a nomadic lifestyle, where she left a corporate job in Toronto to move to San Diego and pursue her passions of running and writing. She shares some great stories about living in an RV with her boyfriend and stopping to run whenever the come across a place that looks interesting.

We obviously talked a lot about her nomadic lifestyle during our run, but we covered a number of other topics as well. Some of the highlights include: Read more

Margaret Webb and Her Running Medals

Margaret Webb Set a Huge Fitness Goal on Her 50th Birthday


Margaret Webb set a fitness goal that many people would consider impossible-to be as fit in her 50s as she has been at any point in her life.

And she did it.

Margaret Webb and Her Running Medals

Margaret Webb

In her book Older, Faster, Stronger: What Women Runners Can Teach Us All About Living Younger, Longer, Margaret goes into great detail about her experience living her “super fit year”, and some of the changes that she saw in her health and her life.

She also sought out some amazing masters athletes (particularly runners) and shared conversations with some women that are doing amazing things on the track and on the roads into their 70s, 80s, and beyond.

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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

Diz Runs With… Ray Charbonneau


On today’s run, I’m joining runner and author Ray Charbonneau for a few easy miles.

Ray Charbonneau, Idle Feet Do the Devil's Work

Ray Charbonneau

Ray has just published his 5th book, Idle Feet Do the Devil’s Work, and this book is full of amazing stories, articles, and research that he has written about running over the years. Read more