Meet Mark Mikel – a man who 13 years ago dealt with the unimaginable loss of his daughter, Kelsey, and has found a way to move forward through the grief. We have all gone through loss in our lives – it really doesn’t matter what kind of loss it is – all loss is […]
Meet Mirna Valerio – the Mirnavator. Mirna stepped from relative obscurity into the national spotlight when she so brazenly announced as a 200 pound black woman that she was going to do an ultramarathon. This shouldn’t be a big deal, but it was. Mirna stoked emotions within all of the different movements that are currently […]
Meet Janelle Smiley one of the most prolific climbers, skiers and mountaineers of our era. As a multiple National and North American Ski Mountaineering Champion, first descender of epic proportions and first ascender of even more epic-ness, Janelle is a surprisingly low-key and insightful person. You’d think someone like her lives precariously on the edge […]
Meet Nellie Acevedo. I discovered Nellie because she is a Skirt Sports ambassador and I’ve always been drawn to her energy and ability to connect to women on a very real level. Nellie is a New Yorker with Jamaican roots who climbed the ladder in the financial world to find herself in a position […]
Meet Robyn O’Brien – unintentional food activist. Over a decade ago, she watched her youngest child go through a severe food allergy and was suddenly thrust into the world of food allergy education. Her finance background set her up to be a natural fit in this world as she was able to both translate the data in this very confusing industry and relate it to everyday moms just like her.
Meet Gunhild Swanson, the oldest woman to ever finish the 100-mile Western States race – at 70 years old. And finish she did – with 6 seconds to spare – in 2015, Gunhild gave everything she had to squeak across the line in 29 hours 59 minutes 54 seconds.
Meet Pam Burrus, a non-stop whirlwind & founder of Moms Run This Town / She Runs This Town. I met Pam a couple years ago in a coffee shop in Chicago and we immediately hit it off. Let’s just say we didn’t need coffee to summon any energy! Pam is all about helping women find their happy place.
Welcome to Episode 6 of Run This World. Today’s episode features my friends, Kim &
Jake Rosenbarger, owner of Kim & Jake’s gluten free bakery. They started with a cake shop in Boulder and have expanded This is my first husband-wife interview. I wish we were on video because the spousal dynamic was pretty awesome.
Welcome to Episode 6 of Run This World. Today’s episode features Erin Carson, former pro athlete, “Trainer to the Tri Stars,” owner of RallySport in Boulder, and generally awesome person. Erin has such an open, nurturing view of the world. She truly wants people to enjoy long, happy lives. As she says, “There are a lot of winners out there. If you can finish and say, ‘I did the best I could,’ then you win. That’s winning.”
Today’s episode features Rip Esselstyn, a man of many talents. I first knew Rip as an incredibly talented pro triathlete who raced against my husband Tim in the mid 90s. After his triathlon career, he became a firefighter in Austin, TX. It was there that he founded the Engine 2 empire which started as a macho “who has the lowest cholesterol” contest between firefighters and has become a massive movement in the plant-powered arena.