4 - The Mayor of Running: Bart Yasso

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BACKGROUND INFO ON BART YASSO

  • Bart's Website
  • Wrote My Life on the Run
  • Joined Runner's World in 1987 and is now the "Mayor of Running"
  • Completed 1200+ races including races on all continents.
  • Biked across America...twice.
  • Invented the Yasso 800's
  • Completed 5 Ironman Triathlons.
  • Completed the Badwater 146 through Death Valley during the summer.

We Go Into More Detail About

  • How did Bart get started?
  • The First "Runner's Boom" in the 1970's
  •  What Got Bart to his first race?
  • Does Bart consider himself an extreme person?
  • What does Bart have in common with 24's Jack Bauer.
  • What motivates Bart?
  • What motivates people to come together in the running community?
  • Bart's work with training the Kennan House, a group of recovering addicts.
  • How running has grown from a sport to a lifestyle in Bart's life.
  • What Bart wants his legacy to be in the running community.
  • How Bart ran through adversity through Lyme Disease.
  • What Bart would take to a desert island.
  • The best book that Bart has ever read on running.
  • Whats Bart's favorite thing to do outside of running.

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