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 […]
I don’t remember my very first running race. I have a photo of myself as a little girl, maybe 7, wearing homemade terrycloth running shorts, a tucked-in tee shirt and knee high socks. I was holding a medal around my neck for placing in the 440 yard run in the junior jaycees track meet. I […]
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.
Today’s Run This World Podcast episode #4 called “Fearless and Free” features running pioneer and legend Kathrine Switzer who at 20 years old became the first woman to ever officially run the Boston marathon, despite being attacked during the all-men’s race. Today Kathrine is a speaker, author and activist for women’s rights around […]
Today’s Run This World Podcast episode #2 called “Living Authentically” features Molly Barker. Molly is a thinker. A questioner. A self-described Gentle Provoker. Most notably, she’s the Founder of Girls on the Run. After retiring from that incredible organization with over 200 chapters serving over 200k 3rd to 8th grade girls, Molly didn’t […]