Listener Q&A: November 2021


Gobble, gobble goo and gobble gobble gickle…

If you know the next line to that song, then you really are my kind of people.

But if you don’t, it’s all good.

And not for nothing, it probably means you’re a much better/more enlightened person than me anyway…

Let’s dive in to a little Q&A, shall we? Read more

Adam Hughes Is Making His Mark With the Pre Race Podcast


My guest today is a runner and fellow podcast host, so it only makes sense that we will have a lot to talk about.

As an ultra runner, he is sure to have some stories that no doubt we will get into today.

I am looking forward to going a few easy miles with Adam Hughes today.

Adam Hughes

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Thanksgiving Feast

QT: Thanksgiving Running and Eating All the Food (Best Of-ish)


This post was originally part of Episode 337 released in November of 2016 and is more or less copied and pasted from that post. The audio, however, is a new take on the topic.

Is it just me, or have the number of Turkey Trots/Thanksgiving themed races increased in the past few years? 

Before I started running regularly I admittedly didn’t pay much attention to these types of runs so maybe I just missed them.

That said, it seems like more and more people (runners and non-runners alike) are participating in a run on Thanksgiving morning before eating all of the food.

Thanksgiving Feast

Amen! (One of my fav GIFs ever, BTW!)

Whether or not you’re planning to run an “official” race on Thanksgiving Day, I hope you’re able to get a few miles in at some point.

And if you do, here are a few things to keep in mind… Read more

DJ Butz Found The Way To Explore His Limits Is To Lean Into Discomfort


My guest today is another member of the MS Run the US relay team from 2021.

This year wasn’t his first time running for the cause, he was initially a part of the 2020 team, but was unable to do the actual relay because it went virtual due to the pandemic.

No doubt we will have a lot to talk about as I go a few easy miles with DJ Butz.

DJ Butz and His Mother-In-Law

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QT: Tips for Making Your Long Runs a Little Bit Less Daunting


On the surface, long runs are pretty simple, right?

Run for a longer time than you usually do.

But in practice, long runs aren’t always as straightforward as they seem like they should be.

If you’re struggling with your long runs, I promise you’re not alone.

Here are some tips that may help make those long runs a little less daunting. Read more