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Episode 214: Obsie Birru

Obsie Birru just placed second at CIM running a 5 minute PR in a time of 2:30:30 just a couple months after running a 1 minute PR at the Twin Cities Marathon. Obsie is Ethiopian born and moved to the United States at 12 where she grew up in Iowa. She ran for Grandview University … more »

Episode 213: Ann Mazur

Ann Mazur just qualified for the Olympic Trials in the marathon at CIM! She was a part of a really special group of woman who will never forget that day or that finish line.  If you are anything like me you have been obsessing over the beautiful finish line pictures. Ann ran a time of … more »

Episode 159: Stephanie Bruce

Stephanie Bruce ran an impressive PR of 2:29:21 at CIM just weeks after placing 11th at the NYC Marathon. The PR was set from 7 years ago, a time she ran before she had both of her kids. Steph runs for NAZ Elite and if you haven’t heard my first conversation with her where you … more »

Episode 158: Carly Gill

Carly Gill put a big goal out there to the World when she went to run CIM a couple of weeks ago. She wanted to qualify for the Olympic Trials. She went out and raced with her heart and PR’d by 2 minutes running a 2:47 marathon. This was only her 5th marathon and she … more »

Episode 156: CIM Champion Emma Bates

CIM Champion Emma Bates joins me today on the show! She debuted the marathon in 2:28 to take the win in California on Sunday. If you hadn’t hear of Emma before Sunday- you have now and you better put her on your radar for female runners doing big things! Emma is currently not a sponsored … more »

Episode 127: Mario Fraioli

Mario is a runner, coach, writer and podcaster. Over the years, he’s coached athletes from across the spectrum of first time runners, Boston Qualifiers and people competing on World Championship Teams. He shares his thoughts on running in his popular weekly newsletter the morning shakeout, and has somewhat recently ventured into the world of podcasting. From … more »

Episode 121: Becky Wade

Elite Marathoner and World Traveler Becky Wade joins me on the podcast today! In 2012 Becky traveled the World (22 countries) studying running culture in each place she went. She wrote a book called “Run the World” where she shares all about her experience; what she learned from 9 of the countries she spend the … more »

Episode 106: Sarah Bishop

  2017 was a BIG year for Sarah Bishop. She PR’d in nearly every distance and qualified for the Olympic Trials in the Marathon, only six weeks after winning the Marine Corps Marathon. She is the Mother of four daughters (two of whom are twins) and works full time as a construction site contractor as … more »

Episode 95: Lauren Floris

Episode 95 will round out the last of three interviews from ladies who ran CIM and rocked it. Lauren lives in Southern California (jealous!), is married to Henri and is the mom to Lavinia. Lauren ran in college and came back to running fast just a few years ago. She just ran a 2:44 marathon … more »

Bonus CIM Episode: Sara Hall

I was just as excited as most of you about all the exciting stuff at CIM that I loaded up the interviews around it! So Sara Hall is BACK on the podcast to talk with us all about her experience running and winning the California International Marathon (CIM), just five weeks after running her marathon … more »