23: Running Corporate Boardroom to Running on streets of Birmingham: Story of Coach Alex Morrow

It was great catching up with Coach Alex Morrow – Running Coach, current President of Birmingham Track Club (BTC), and owner of Resolute Running Training Center. Alex was not always a runner. He gave up his corporate life for running. Running is life now. He has a great story to tell. Thanks Alex for your time.

In this episode, we talked about:
– Alex’s running journey
– Birmingham Track Club – BTC
– Start of Resolute Running
– And more

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22: Pushing Runners’ Limits: Talking with Dane Rauschenberg


This week’s episode, I get to talk to Dane Rauschenberg. He is well known for running 52 marathons in 52 weeks in 2006, before the start of marathon craze. He has a great story to tell and advice to give.

In this episode, I talked to Dane Rauschenberg about following:
* Dane’s running joinery
* running 52 marathons in 52 weeks
* pushing runners’ limit
* and more

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21: A Legend in the Making: Talking with Owen Bradley

This week’s episode, I get to talk to Owen Bradley – a legend in the making. He has great story about running. Like few other past guests, he also started his running journey from playing soccer. Owen is known in and around Birmingham to be the shirtless runner even during middle of the winter.

Here are some of things we talk in this episode:
* Running journey
* Shirtless running
* running fast
* Vermont 100
* Start of Autumn Equinox Ultra
* $5 discount code for the Autumn Equinox Ultra 32 & 16 Mile Trail Runs
* more

Link to Autumn Equinox Ultra https://ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did=39906

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20: Talking with the youngest Western States 100 champion: Andrew Miller

I got an opportunity to talk to the youngest winner of the Western States Endurance Run – Andrew Miller. In 2016 Andrew became the youngest Western States champion in the 42-year history of the race. Andrew finished the 100 miles trail race in 15 hours, 39 minutes.

In this episode, we talked about:
* his early days of running
* his passion for soccer
* his Western States Experience
* and more

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19: How to become a BellRunner? Talking with Kelly Peoples

In this episode I talked Kelly Peoples about the BellCenter(www.thebellcenter.org) as well as how to be a BellRunner.

Since 1984, The Bell Center for Early Intervention Programs has provided quality early intervention services in a center-based program in Birmingham. Infants and toddlers at risk for developmental delay receive services from transdisciplinary teams which include a physical therapist, an occupational therapist, a speech-language pathologist and an early childhood special education teacher as each child works on specific individual developmental goals.

The Bell Center’s BellRunner program motivates and trains runners and walkers who want to participate in the Mercedes Marathon and Half Marathon by providing coaching and training runs while pairing BellRunners with Bell Center children.

“Be a BellRunner and Make a Difference in a Child’s Life”

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18: What is a race course certification? : Talking with Brandon Wilson

This week’s episode I talked to Brandon Wilson about certifying race courses. He is an experienced race course certifier who recently certified 7 Bridges Marathon course. It was interesting to listing to a different perspective on a race course.

In this podcast, we talk about:
* How to certify a race course.
* find out what is race course certification means
* Brandon Wilson’s course measuring and running experience
* 7 Bridges marathon course

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17: Ordinary Runner Doing Extraordinary Things: Talking with Frank Fumich

Frank Fumich has cover more part of the world through running than some us will do in 3 lifetimes. He has a great story to tell about his running journey. At age 30, he went from being a none runner to a marathoner. Now, he does much ultra-ultra distances and multi days events.

Learn more about Frank at www.frankfumich.com

In this episode, I talked with Frank about:
*His running journey
*Being a part of Ultra-Ultra and multi days events
*more

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16: Surviving and Recovering from Bicycle accident: Story of Brian Toone

It was great to catchup with Brian Toone who had very serious bicycle accident in April 30th, 2014. He has a great story about his recovery process and more.

In this episode, we talk about:
– His 1000 miles training ride this summer
– Ride across the USA
– Ultra Distance bike ride
– His accident and recovery process
– More

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15: Running Injury-Free for Life with Jeff Clark

Jeff Clark has been running more than 25 years without major injuries. Over the years, I have seen him running fast 5ks/10ks.

In this episode, I talk to Jeff about:
* His running journey
* Training
* More

Contact Jeff Clark at clarkjeff6@gmail.com for timing your races.

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14: Founding of Birmingham Ultra Trail Society (BUTS) : Talking to Kyle Stichtenoth

I had an opportunity to talk to Kyle Stichtenoth, one of the founders of BUTS. Kyle has been a part of BUTS from the beginning. BUTS has made its mark in the trail running community in and around Birmingham through many actives such as volunteering, donating, and much more. Be a part of the BUTS.

In this episode, I talked to Kyle about:
– His Running journey
– Founding of BUTS
– Race Against The Sun
– More

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