Archive | Interview

Ask the Coach Q&A (part 1)


In this episode we are joined by two coaches on our team and answer questions sent in from Academy members and listeners about running injuries, ultra training, shakeout runs, super shoes, mileage per week, and more! Continue Reading →

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The Untethered Runner -Interview with Dave Proctor

In this episode we speak with Canadian ultra-runner Dave Proctor author of the book Untethered: The Comeback Story of one of the Longest Fastest Runs in History. In 2022 Dave ran across the entire length of Canada in 67 days, averaging 105.3 kilometers (65.4 miles) per day!
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A Marathon Success Story with Chris Farrands

In this episode we bring you a marathon success story with Chris Farrands.

Chris started running three short years ago, lost 90 pounds, and transformed himself into a sub-3 hour marathoner!

Listen as he shares why he decided to take control of his health; the misery he experienced at his first marathon, and the smarter training plan he used for his second marathon.

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Finding Community in the Running Space


In this episode you will hear a live podcast recording at the Richmond Marathon expo. Trevor joins Lindsey Hein, Martinus Evans, Cynthia Vissers, and Dr. Lisa Mitro to talk about ‘finding community in the running space’.

They also share advice for first-time marathoners, favorite mantras and pump-up songs, dealing with post-race blues, how to make the running space more inclusive, and more!

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A Conversation with Kathrine Switzer (Replay Episode)

In this episode we replay a popular interview we did with Kathrine Switzer -trailblazer who broke the gender barrier and became the first woman to run the Boston Marathon with a bib number.

This conversation is a nice follow-up to our last episode about the first women’s Olympic Marathon.

Listen as Kathrine recalls what it was like to run the Boston Marathon in 1967, and shares tips on keeping fit in later life!

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The Story of the First Women’s Olympic Marathon

In this episode we speak with Stephen Lane, author of the book ‘Long Run to Glory -The Story of the Greatest Marathon in Olympic History and the Women Who Made it Happen’.

Though the modern Olympics began in 1896 it took until 1984 before women had their own marathon event. Learn the inspiring stories of trailblazing women who changed the running world!

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Live with Scott Jurek at the Boulderthon

In this episode we share the recording from Trevor’s live interview and Q&A with Scott Jurek at the Boulder Marathon in Boulder, Colorado.

Scott Jurek is one of the most decorated ultramarathoners of all time! He’s also a Boulder local, NYT Bestselling Author, physical therapist, and dad.

Scott answers questions about dealing with race-day nerves, hitting the wall, taking on your first ultra, heat vs. cold therapy, stack height on shoes, stretching for runners . . . and more!

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“Let the Race Come to You” -Interview with JJ Stark-Modlin

In this episode we speak with Academy member JJ Stark-Modlin. Once upon a time she hated running and was even advised that, because of her injuries, she’d never be able to run a full marathon.

She has since run 27 marathons and dropped her finishing time from 5:06 down to 3:32.

After a ten year journey she qualified for Boston at the Revel Big Cottonwood Marathon in Utah.

Her coach told her “Let the race come to you”.

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Don’t Fear Change, Master It!


Chances are you will not be the same runner in five years. In this episode we speak with Brad Stulberg -performance coach and author of the new book ‘Master of Change: How to Excel When Everything is Changing —Including You’.

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The Race That Changed Running


In this episode we speak with Doug Mayer -journalist and author of the book “The Race That Changed Running, The Inside Story of UTMB”. Plus we’ll tell you about a running retreat in the Alps we are hosting next year and how you can be a part! Continue Reading →

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