Connect Run Club Podcasts: 2014

It's been a great first six months of podcast episodes in 2014! We already have some guests lined up for 2015 and are excited to continue to bring you more running stories and expertise to help you run connected! 

The Connect Run Club Podcast is for anyone looking for tips, race coverage, and motivation along your journey to improve as a runner.  Learn from elite and everyday runners, certified coaches, and researches in the running community as they share their accomplishments.  Whether you are training for a 5K, or an ultra-marathon we want to help you reach your goal by running connected!

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Click to listen and view show notes for Episode 15

In this episode we interview one of the world's best ultramarathoners, Ryan Sandes. The native of South Africa shares his journey to the top of the ultramarathon racing scene and the crazy stories of races in some of the most extreme environments on planet earth. A must listen! Snakes and spiders in the jungle along with more stories you won't want to miss. 

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In this episode we interview Alex Hutchinson. Former Canadian National Team Runner and physicist turned sports scientist. Hutchinson has the mind to match his running performance and when he pairs them together for his Sweat Science column at Runner's World Magazine it is always a must read. 

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We interview ESPN's high school athlete of the century Jim Ryun.  Learn how he broke the 4 minute barrier...while he was in high school and the incredible things he went on to do both on and off and track.

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In this episode we interview the legendary runner, Hal Higdon. Hear about his life as a runner and his newest book "4:09:43" about the 2013 Boston Bombing tragedy through the eyes of runners. 

 Click here to listen and view show notes for Episode 11

In this episode we interview the event director and timing/registration director of the 2nd largest running club in America, The Atlanta Track Club!

Click here for the EXCLUSIVE interview for the AJC Peachtree Road Race

Click here to listen and view show notes for Episode 10

This week we welcome Eddie Robbins to the podcast! Hear Eddie's story of triumph through running and hear how it inspired him to write his own book, "All My Strength."

Click here to listen and view show notes for Episode 9

We welcome the #1 name in running to our podcast.  Join us as we learn about Jeff's humble beginnings to the Olympics and to his ground breaking Run Walk method!

Click here to listen and view show notes for Episode 8

Hear Sandra's inspiration story of losing 100 lbs and not being able to run to finishing the Chick-fil-A Connect Half Marathon!

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This week we interview Dustin Shinholser the owner of Fleet Feet in Athens, Ga.  We ask Dustin what it's like to run a running store and the current state of the industry as well as learning from his past experiences in competing in the Ironman Triathlon.

Click here to listen and view show notes for Episode 6.

In this interview we talk with the head coach of the champion Cross Country and Track Team at Marist High School in Atlanta, GA.  Eric shares his story of how he got started running as well as advice from his coaching career.

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In this episode we interview Greenville, SC pastor Chad Norris.  Chad shares his thought's on running from a non runner's perspective as well as what it takes to push past your goals.  Chad reflects on running the Chick-fil-A Half Marathon in Athens, GA.

Click here to listen and view show notes for Episode 4

Click here for the EXCLUSIVE Part 2 training interview with Bart Yasso!

In this episode we interview the "Mayor of Running", Bart Yasso.  Listen as we ask him about running on all 7 continents, his struggle with Lyme disease, his thoughts on the running community as well as much more!

July 2nd, 2014

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In this episode we interview Mark Mullis, a cross country coach in Jefferson, GA.  He offers advice on how to get kids involved in running, last minute advice for the Peachtree Road Race, training tips to stay injury free and how to run in the heat. He even explains why his PR is not his favorite thing about running, but the community he finds through the sport. 


June 17th, 2014

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In this episode we interview Ryan Purcell, the coordinator of the Atlanta Track Club Elite Team.  He offers advice on how to run your best Peacthree Road Race as well as what its going to take to get him to Waffle House after.  

CRCP Episode 1 - Trey Brush

June 9th, 2014

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This is our first episode of the Connect Run Club Podcast!  This week we feature ultra marathoner and coach Trey Brush.  From the couch to an upcoming 100 mile race you will hear all about his running journey. Trey also shares his experience and advice for the Peachtree Road Race, the largest road race in the world that he and his son will run on July 4th. You can follow Trey on twitter @RunOnPurpose.