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The Running for Real Podcast

Oct 7, 2022

Dustin Martin is the executive director of Wings of America, an organization that empowers Native American youth and their families through running. Native American runners are some of the best the world has ever seen, and Wings wants to continue that legacy. They introduce elementary and middle school youth to the...


Oct 5, 2022

Is it safe to run during pregnancy? Should I start running in my third trimester if I haven't been running up to this point?

I can’t answer that question fully for you. And I know you’re going to roll your eyes, it’s the last answer you want to hear, but I’m going to revert to what you knew I might say, which is...


Oct 3, 2022

Together Runs are a way for us to connect as a community and go for a run together. It is part meditation, part run, part groundedness and quiet, part conversation. We go through a nature check in, body scan, senses check in, mental health check in, and chat about updates for the week. This sounds like a...


Sep 30, 2022

Fell running champion Jasmin Paris is the overall record holder for the Spine Race, a grueling 268-mile ultramarathon along the Pennine Way. This year she completed three loops of the world’s toughest ultra, the Barkley Marathons, the first woman to do so in nine years. Rather than a corporate sponsor, she runs to...


Sep 28, 2022

Has the pandemic helped you discover more benefits to your running?

Hmmm. Yes, but for me, I am not sure it is necessarily pandemic-related, but instead just general growth and maturity. That said, without the pandemic, I would likely not have created Together Runs, which yes, have been very popular, but have also been...