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Marathon Monday, Boston Marathon, Meme, 2019 Boston Marathon Meme

QT: 2019 Boston Marathon Takeaways/Lessons Learned


How did you spend Marathon Monday 2019?

Marathon Monday, Boston Marathon, Meme, 2019 Boston Marathon Meme

If you’re at all like me, you made sure that you were streaming the race on Monday while you were “working”.

Watching the elites do their thing is always a mixed bag for me.

On one hand, it’s obviously awesome just watching what they are capable of doing over 26.2 miles.

On another hand, it’s a little disheartening how easy they make it look to run at ~5-minute pace mile after mile.

But perhaps the best thing about watching the Boston Marathon is being able to (hopefully!) learn a few things from the elites that will help me improve my own running. Read more

Jenny Nakamura Finds Joy In Sharing Her Running Story


My guest on the show today is a woman that has a serious affinity for racing.

She runs on both trails and roads and is closing in on 100 finishes in races of half marathon distance or longer.

Jenny Nakamura

I am looking forward to going a few easy miles with Jenny Nakamura.

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Lindsey Cope Started Running Early and Has No Plans of Stopping (Again)


Today I’m going a few easy miles with a woman that comes highly recommended.

She has been a runner for most of her life and she has also become a coach to help others reach their potential in the sport.

Lindsey Cope

I’m looking forward to talking shop with Lindsey Cope on the show today.

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Chris Wehrman Can Help Anyone Run Better Through The Use Of An App


My guest today has experienced a lot of success in running with two Olympic qualifying times, three 2nd place marathon finishes and numerous wins at shorter distances.

Through coaching and the development of a new app this runner turned entrepreneur is doing his best to help runners in the pursuit of their running goals.

Chris Wehrman

I am excited to go a few easy miles with Chris Wehrman as we dive into how this app can help make preparing for some big races a bit easier.

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QT: Is There an Actual Benefit to a Shakeout Run?


One workout that you’ll see on most training plans, from one-size-fits-all to an actual good plan created by a coach, is the shakeout run.

I’ve put a shakeout run on the schedule of most of the athletes I coach over the years, so clearly I’ve bought into the need for doing a shakeout run the day before the race.

Or have I?

Curiously, there is no mention of doing a shakeout run in Be Ready on Race Day.

And I haven’t actually done an easy run the day before a race since Pocatello.

So are shakeout runs really necessary? Or are they just one of those things that runners do because other runners do them, so we should probably do them?

Are Runners Stupid?

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