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Derek Boutang Ran the Majority of North America in a Few Short Years


My guest today has set a big goal to run a marathon in each of the Canadian provinces and territories along with every state here in the U.S.

Derek Boutang

Two years ago he completed his audacious goal and picked up a lot of travel tips and tricks along the way.

Derek Boutang and I will go a few easy miles as he shares the ups and downs of his running journey.

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Quick Tip: Miscellaneous Travel Tips for Your Next Destination Race


Today we are going to string together a few different quick travel tips into this one quick tip episode.

Indeed.

Tom Leddy and Carol Valls are the co-writers of the book The Ultimate Travel Guide for Runners, and they are back for one final quick tip episode to fill in some of the gaps that we glossed over during out chats in the last few weeks.

If you have a destination race on your horizon, you definitely want to check out their book full of travel tips and tricks that will help you save some money and improve your traveling/racing experience. Read more

QT: Avoiding Jet Lag when Traveling Across Time Zones for a Race


In many cases, if you’re heading for a race-cation you will find yourself traveling across time zones to get to your destination.

If you’re only going one-time zone, that may not be too big of a deal. But if you’re crossing several time zones jet lag may set in and your race may be impacted negatively.

Joining me on today’s quick tip episode are two folks that know a thing or two about traveling and adjusting to a new time zone, especially when races are involved.

Tom Leddy and Carol Valls are the co-writers of the book The Ultimate Travel Guide for Runners.

If you have a destination race on your horizon, you definitely want to check out their book full of tips and tricks that will help you save some money and improve your traveling/racing experience. Read more

QT: How to Eat Well When Traveling for a Race


One of the biggest race day fears for many runners is an unexpected bout of GI distress.

Because, seriously, no one wants to be this guy.

When we are at home, it’s easy to control the food we eat because (hopefully!) we are preparing it ourselves!

When traveling for a race, you may find yourself eating more restaurant meals during race weekend than you do in the entire training cycle leading up to the race.

Joining me on today’s quick tip episode are two folks that know a thing or two about traveling to races and eating well while doing so.

Tom Leddy and Carol Valls are the co-writers of the book The Ultimate Travel Guide for Runners.

If you have a destination race on your horizon, you definitely want to check out their book full of tips and tricks that will help you save some money and improve your traveling/racing experience. Read more

QT: How to Save Money When Traveling to a Destination Race


A lot of runners have ambitions of traveling to cool places in order to run races.

It could be across the country and it could be halfway around the world, but in any event, most of us would love to chance to run a destination race at some point in the future.

One of the big hangups in doing so, however, is the cost of travel.

Airfare and hotels add up quickly, and for some of us that means that traveling to a destination race may not be in the cards.

Joining me on today’s quick tip episodes are two folks that know a thing or two about traveling to races, and doing so in ways that don’t break the bank.

Tom Leddy and Carol Valls are the co-writers of the book The Ultimate Travel Guide for Runners.

If you have a destination race on your horizon, you definitely want to check out their book in order to save some money and improve your traveling/racing experience. Read more