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The Running for Real Podcast

Jul 1, 2022

It was while running the Philadelphia Marathon that Charles Moore made the observation that gave rise to his upcoming memoir: Black People Don’t Run Marathons. Whenever he encountered another Black runner in that race, they would give him “the nod,” an unspoken acknowledgement of his presence there. Reflecting on...


Jun 25, 2022

Many people start running because they’re inspired - or tricked or persuaded - by a devoted runner who introduces them to the sport. Not so Mary Rice-Boothe. The chief access and equity officer of The Leadership Academy ran her first race, the New York City Half Marathon, at the request of her sister - who wasn’t...


Jun 17, 2022

You might assume that Tim Brown, CEO and co-founder of the revolutionary shoe company Allbirds, has a footwear background, but he actually has a football background. He was a professional soccer player with the New Zealand National Team when he conceived of the idea for a running shoe made from natural materials. Being...


Jun 10, 2022

Since the age of five, Jessica Trengove has had “an innate belief that we could all be whatever we wanted to be if we put our minds to it.” Her goals at the time were to be a ballerina, a gymnast, and a veterinarian. Instead she became a two-time Olympian, a physiotherapist and coach, and an entrepreneur....


Jun 7, 2022

Tina attempts to take you on a run in the Utah mountains, but after cocming very close to a nasty fall, decided to cut the run and continue in St Louis instead. Join Tina for a nature check in, body scan, senses check in, and conversation in this Together Run from her home. If you have never joined us for a Together...