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A to Z Running

A to Z Running

A to Z Running

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Andi and Zach, founders of atozrunning.com, dive into distance running from every angle. Training tips and racing recommendations? Staying healthy or recovering from injury? Stories of successes or tales of tragedies? It's all here!

Latest Episodes

Better Together w/ Training Partners Emily Oren and Leah Falland

Emily Oren and Leah Falland (previously O'Connor) spent the last year training together in West Michigan and are now moving to Boulder, CO to continue what they started, still under coach Dathan Ritzenhein. This conversation delves into the power of supportive training partnerships and how to elevate each other in the sport. For the complete details and resources, visit atozrunning.com/episode45

44 MIN4 d ago
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Better Together w/ Training Partners Emily Oren and Leah Falland

The Art & Science of Strength w/ Kaylin Russeau

The Fitness Artist herself, Kaylin Russeau, joins us to sculpt an outstanding representation of what well-rounded strength and stability looks like for runners. It's practical, with specific examples to identify the most essential areas, and concise. Kaylin knows her stuff, and after listening here, you will too. For the complete details and an opportunity to access "Core for Runners" FREE (limited time), visit atozrunning.com/episode44

45 MIN1 w ago
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The Art & Science of Strength w/ Kaylin Russeau

Unfinished Business w/ Keira D'Amato

Keira D'Amato (15:04 5k, 2:34 marathon, 32:33 10k) joins the show to discuss the rise to world class in her mid-30s after 10 years away from competitive running. For complete details and resources/links, visit atozrunning.com/episode43

48 MIN2 w ago
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Unfinished Business w/ Keira D'Amato

The Highest Level w/ Abdi Abdirahman

5x Olympic qualifier (once the Tokyo games, happen, we'll change that to 5x Olympian!), oldest American Olympic runner, and many other accolades describe Abdi Abdirahman, our latest guest. Abdi shares training, life, racing and the approaches that have elevated him to the highest level for decades. For the complete details, visit atozrunning.com/episode42

48 MIN3 w ago
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The Highest Level w/ Abdi Abdirahman

Running Foundations: General Health and Wellness

What does it take to thrive as a runner? If you missed the first two parts, go back and listen to episodes 39 and 40. This episode reveals the third and final element: general health and wellness - body, mind, and spirit harmony. For complete details and to view resources and links shared in the episode, visit atozrunning.com/episode41 (remember, subscribers to the website get the FREE running foundations guide).

48 MINJUL 14
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Running Foundations: General Health and Wellness

Running Foundations: Strength and Mobility

The second installment in a 3-part running foundations series ("The 3 Keys to Thriving") explores strength and mobility from every angle and provides practical takeaways for all runners. This episode includes several references to outside work, so for all links, sources, and materials, visit the episode's main page at: atozrunning.com/episode40

50 MINJUL 7
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Running Foundations: Strength and Mobility

Running Foundations: Aerobic Condition

Whether you're looking to start a new foundation, repair some cracks, or check your foundation's integrity, we have distilled numerous schools of thought to give you simple explanations for fundamental elements of training for distance runners. For complete resources and links from this episode, visit atozrunning.com/episode39

46 MINJUN 30
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Running Foundations: Aerobic Condition

Rebuilding Momentum w/ John Cody Risch

Rebuilding momentum not accidental. It is intentional. It is fought for, every inch. Olympic hopeful, John Cody Risch works toward forward motion as he trains and competes at the top level of American Racewalking in hopes of competing for Team USA at the Olympics. Cody joins Andi and Zach to discuss how to cope with disruption and rebuild momentum. Find the complete details and resources at atozrunning.com/episode38

55 MINJUN 23
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Rebuilding Momentum w/ John Cody Risch

Where Personality & Performance Meet

More Norwegian records fall, someone has run over 200 sub-3hr marathons, and colleges are cancelling sports. Andi and Zach then discuss the intersection of personality and performance. All resources and details can be found at atozrunning.com/episode37

48 MINJUN 16
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Where Personality & Performance Meet

The Language of Running w/ Obsie Birru

We talk with 2:30 marathoner Obsie Birru, an elite runner with many accolades and a big heart. Obsie connects well with others through the sport, calling running a "language." She shares her journey to inspire others with running and displays a joy that you will agree is quite contagious! Andi and Zach also discuss a new Superior Hiking Trail FKT (fastest known time) and the Chaski Challenge treadmill world record attempts. For the complete details and resources, visit atozrunning.com/episode36

48 MINJUN 9
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The Language of Running w/ Obsie Birru

Latest Episodes

Better Together w/ Training Partners Emily Oren and Leah Falland

Emily Oren and Leah Falland (previously O'Connor) spent the last year training together in West Michigan and are now moving to Boulder, CO to continue what they started, still under coach Dathan Ritzenhein. This conversation delves into the power of supportive training partnerships and how to elevate each other in the sport. For the complete details and resources, visit atozrunning.com/episode45

44 MIN4 d ago
Comments
Better Together w/ Training Partners Emily Oren and Leah Falland

The Art & Science of Strength w/ Kaylin Russeau

The Fitness Artist herself, Kaylin Russeau, joins us to sculpt an outstanding representation of what well-rounded strength and stability looks like for runners. It's practical, with specific examples to identify the most essential areas, and concise. Kaylin knows her stuff, and after listening here, you will too. For the complete details and an opportunity to access "Core for Runners" FREE (limited time), visit atozrunning.com/episode44

45 MIN1 w ago
Comments
The Art & Science of Strength w/ Kaylin Russeau

Unfinished Business w/ Keira D'Amato

Keira D'Amato (15:04 5k, 2:34 marathon, 32:33 10k) joins the show to discuss the rise to world class in her mid-30s after 10 years away from competitive running. For complete details and resources/links, visit atozrunning.com/episode43

48 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Unfinished Business w/ Keira D'Amato

The Highest Level w/ Abdi Abdirahman

5x Olympic qualifier (once the Tokyo games, happen, we'll change that to 5x Olympian!), oldest American Olympic runner, and many other accolades describe Abdi Abdirahman, our latest guest. Abdi shares training, life, racing and the approaches that have elevated him to the highest level for decades. For the complete details, visit atozrunning.com/episode42

48 MIN3 w ago
Comments
The Highest Level w/ Abdi Abdirahman

Running Foundations: General Health and Wellness

What does it take to thrive as a runner? If you missed the first two parts, go back and listen to episodes 39 and 40. This episode reveals the third and final element: general health and wellness - body, mind, and spirit harmony. For complete details and to view resources and links shared in the episode, visit atozrunning.com/episode41 (remember, subscribers to the website get the FREE running foundations guide).

48 MINJUL 14
Comments
Running Foundations: General Health and Wellness

Running Foundations: Strength and Mobility

The second installment in a 3-part running foundations series ("The 3 Keys to Thriving") explores strength and mobility from every angle and provides practical takeaways for all runners. This episode includes several references to outside work, so for all links, sources, and materials, visit the episode's main page at: atozrunning.com/episode40

50 MINJUL 7
Comments
Running Foundations: Strength and Mobility

Running Foundations: Aerobic Condition

Whether you're looking to start a new foundation, repair some cracks, or check your foundation's integrity, we have distilled numerous schools of thought to give you simple explanations for fundamental elements of training for distance runners. For complete resources and links from this episode, visit atozrunning.com/episode39

46 MINJUN 30
Comments
Running Foundations: Aerobic Condition

Rebuilding Momentum w/ John Cody Risch

Rebuilding momentum not accidental. It is intentional. It is fought for, every inch. Olympic hopeful, John Cody Risch works toward forward motion as he trains and competes at the top level of American Racewalking in hopes of competing for Team USA at the Olympics. Cody joins Andi and Zach to discuss how to cope with disruption and rebuild momentum. Find the complete details and resources at atozrunning.com/episode38

55 MINJUN 23
Comments
Rebuilding Momentum w/ John Cody Risch

Where Personality & Performance Meet

More Norwegian records fall, someone has run over 200 sub-3hr marathons, and colleges are cancelling sports. Andi and Zach then discuss the intersection of personality and performance. All resources and details can be found at atozrunning.com/episode37

48 MINJUN 16
Comments
Where Personality & Performance Meet

The Language of Running w/ Obsie Birru

We talk with 2:30 marathoner Obsie Birru, an elite runner with many accolades and a big heart. Obsie connects well with others through the sport, calling running a "language." She shares her journey to inspire others with running and displays a joy that you will agree is quite contagious! Andi and Zach also discuss a new Superior Hiking Trail FKT (fastest known time) and the Chaski Challenge treadmill world record attempts. For the complete details and resources, visit atozrunning.com/episode36

48 MINJUN 9
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The Language of Running w/ Obsie Birru
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