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Mackenzie Havey and Her Pup

Mackenzie Havey has Written the Book on Mindful Running–Literally!


Today on the show, I’m going a few easy miles with Mackenzie Havey.

Mackenzie Havey

Mackenzie Havey

Mackenzie is a 14-time marathoner, Ironman finisher, and has been writing professionally for a number of years. Her articles have been featured in a number of magazines, both online and print, and I’d be shocked if you haven’t read at least a few of her pieces at some point in the past few years.

She’s also the author of the recently released book, Mindful Running, which is a topic you know I can’t get enough of around here! 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

Jen Miller

Jen Miller Has Combined Her Passions of Running and Writing


Jen Miller has created a career for herself as a writer that allows her to not only pursue her passion for the written word but to do so while running regularly as well.

Jen got into running in a way that is rather unique, she was writing a piece for a running magazine where the magazine hired a coach for her to train for a 5k race. She wasn’t really looking forward to running, and wasn’t planning on sticking with it after the story, but her plans changed and she is definitely a runner now.

Jen Miller

Jen Miller

And being a runner has served her well ever since, through all of the ups and downs of life since then. She continues to run and write about running, and her stories have been featured in a number of running magazines and other print publications. We talked about all this and more during our run today, 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