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138 – Kara Goucher’s New Frontier

Kara Goucher is pretty much famous. And more than the “famous in our own circles” kind of famous. She’s running royalty; she’s been in the spotlight of a large and passion-driven sport for over a decade. But what happens when you are no longer running for first place? When your body tells you it’s time […]

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137 – Lara Merriken Reinvented

Lara Merriken is a dreammaker. I have so much love and respect for this woman. I knew she was special from the minute I met her at VeloSwap in 2003, slinging energy bites in plastic baggies. I had a feeling she would change the world, I just didn’t realize how much she would change it […]

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135 – Sherry Cormier Shares the Upside of Grief

Sherry Cormier is a psychologist who specializes in grief mentoring. She’s the author of Sweet Sorrow: Finding Enduring Wholeness after Loss and Grief. She wrote the book over the last decade after experiencing loss and learning how to become whole again. Today we talk about that period of her life and how going through the […]

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134 – Dimity McDowell is the Original Mother Runner

Dimity McDowell has been a friend of mine for over a decade. The first time I remember interacting with her was when she was writing for Runner’s World. She was prepping for a women’s marathon, and she let her readership choose her outfit. Our 2007 Marathon Dress was in the running and  won! So Dimity […]

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132 – Lisa Hallett Runs to Remember

Lisa Hallett is a purveyor of love, light and energy. She’s the co-founder of Wear Blue: Run to Remember a national nonprofit running community that honors the service and sacrifice of the American military. I believe that the most powerful movements are started organically by someone or a group of people who are in need […]

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Stories from the Back of the Pack – DFL ❤️

Q: “What if everyone passes me and I end up last?” – Commonly asked question among beginner runners… A: We asked our community to share their thoughts of what it means to be DFL (Dead Freaking Last) to them. Andrea S: Two quick ones (as someone who came in close to last in her first triathlon […]

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130 – Beatie Deutsch is Running on Faith

 Beatie Deutsch is a champion distance runner. Her story is truly amazing. After getting married at 19, and having 4 children, she realized she had lost the natural fitness of her youth and decided to set her sights on a marathon because it would be a big enough goal to keep her motivated. She […]