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Run Farther & Faster — The Podcast

Run Farther & Faster

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Run Farther & Faster — The Podcast

Run Farther & Faster — The Podcast

Run Farther & Faster

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Coaches Lisa Levin and Julie Sapper provide tips and tricks for running farther, faster, and stronger. After running the Boston Marathon 26 times collectively, Julie and Lisa, along with weekly guests, provide tips for training and racing. . While specific to Boston, this podcast is appropriate for runners of all levels and ages..

Latest Episodes

Episode 59: A Conversation with Laura Thweatt: Your Injury Does Not Define You.

What a conversation! Laura Thweatt is a Saucony- sponsored athlete, who trains in Boulder under Joe Bosshard. Laura was was one of the lead women at the 2020 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials. Laura shares her amazing journey from injury to triumph. In 2017, after a 2:25 PR at the London Marathon, Laura sustained a potentially career-ending injury—osteitis pubis. She crawled her way back to health for two years, and the information she shares about how she did that is gold!. After that two-year struggle, she secured her Olympic Trials spot at the 2019 Chicago Marathon. Thanks to RnJ Sports for sponsoring this episode, and thanks to Laura for sharing her journey! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/runfartherandfaster/message

101 MIN3 d ago
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Episode 59: A Conversation with Laura Thweatt: Your Injury Does Not Define You.

Episode 58: Run for Your Life: A Conversation with Dr. Mark Cucuzzella

We first met Dr. Cucuzzella eight years ago at the University of Virginia Running in Medicine Conference, where he shared his tips for injury free running. Since then, we’ve shared his drills and tips with hundreds of runners. In addition to discussing training tips and philosophies for injury-free running —Dr. Mark is a 29-time sub 3:00 marathoner—Dr. Mark shares his nutrition and fueling philosophies, which will be surprising to many listeners. In addition to his high-level training and practicing medicine, Dr. Mark owns a minimalist shoe running store, Two Rivers Treads, coaches youth XC camps, and is the race director for the Freedoms Run Marathon and Half in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. To learn more about Dr. Mark, including his latest book, Run for Your Life, check out www.drmarksdesk.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/runfartherandfaster/message

80 MIN1 w ago
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Episode 58: Run for Your Life: A Conversation with Dr. Mark Cucuzzella

At 72, Masters Runner, Eric Melby, Shares How Running Enhanced and Then Saved His Life

Eric Melby is a top-ranked grandmasters runner, an 11-time Boston Marathoner, and a survivor. In this episode, Eric shares his incredible comeback story after suffering from unexpected complications following a routine surgery’. Anyone who has experienced a setback or injury will relate to Eric’s approach to his running and why he refuses to compare himself to....himself! We appreciate Eric’s candor and willingness to share his incredible story of resiliency, and we know his experience will resonate with all listeners. Special thanks to RNJ Sports for sponsoring this very special episode. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/runfartherandfaster/message

91 MIN2 w ago
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At 72, Masters Runner, Eric Melby, Shares How Running Enhanced and Then Saved His Life

Episode 56: When Obstacles become Opportunities: A Conversation with Aaron Anderson

Everyone seems to know knows Aaron Anderson. Runners know him for his speed—he’s a 2:38 marathoner; parents know him for his talents as a DJ and teacher/owner of two companies, Heights and Beyond and A Squad Entertainment, and his family and friends know him for his entrepreneurial energy, positivity, and huge smile. Aaron shares how he struggled with ADHD and how he used running as a way to connect with others and overcome obstacles to achieve unimaginable goals. Aaron shares why and how his optimistic approach to life has led him to achieve success in running and business and how he’s pivoted his businesses during the pandemic. This episode will resonate with anyone who has struggled or knows someone who has struggled with any kind of learning (dis)Ability. We appreciate Aaron’s candor and willingness to share his inspiring journey. Thanks to RNJ Sports for sponsoring the podcast again this week! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/runfartherandfaster/message

84 MIN3 w ago
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Episode 56: When Obstacles become Opportunities: A Conversation with Aaron Anderson

Summer Coaching Tips with Lisa and Julie

Once again it’s time for our monthly coaching and conversation episode. After recapping the running news of the week, Julie and Lisa answer listeners’ training questions and provide tips for running happy, healthy, and strong all summer long. Thanks so much to RnJ Sports for sponsoring the podcast! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/runfartherandfaster/message

72 MINJUL 2
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Summer Coaching Tips with Lisa and Julie

Goals Are Not Canceled: Olympic Trials Qualifier, Kerry Allen, Shares Her Five-Year OTQ Journey.

DC area runner, Kerry Allen, shares her incredible journey from casual runner to “get in shape,” to Olympic Trials Qualifier. A former high school all-state runner, Kerry stopped running freshman year at Duke and nearly gave up the sport altogether. A few years later, a roommate convinced her to train for a marathon, and eventually, she was hooked. In 2013, Kerry decided to train to qualify for the Olympic Trials. She spent five years chasing that dream with many setbacks along the way. Kerry shared the obstacles she had to overcome, including injuries and DNFs, and how (and why) she did not give up. Kerry’s story will resonate with any runner who has (or has not) achieved a big auspicious goal. Kerry, who runs for Georgetown Running Club, can be found on Instagram at @KLA2222, or run commuting to her office on Capitol Hill. Thank you RnJ Sports for sponsoring our podcast. Use the code to receive a free pair of Feetures socks with purchase. --- Send in a voice message: https://an...

69 MINJUN 25
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Goals Are Not Canceled: Olympic Trials Qualifier, Kerry Allen, Shares Her Five-Year OTQ Journey.

“I Couldn’t Believe I Was in This.” 2:56 Marathoner, Roman Gurule, Shares His Coronavirus Odyssey

Roman Gurule, who was a guest on our shoe episode in February, is back on the show again for a very different reason. In mid-May, Roman contracted coronavirus, spent a week in the hospital, and is now recovering. Roman graciously offered to share his experience on the podcast to help others navigate this unpredictable virus. We are so grateful for Roman’s willingness to come on the show, and we wish him all the best as he continues to recover. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/runfartherandfaster/message

65 MINJUN 18
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“I Couldn’t Believe I Was in This.” 2:56 Marathoner, Roman Gurule, Shares His Coronavirus Odyssey

Episode 52: A Conversation with the Elise Hooper, Author of Fast Girls

This week, we had the pleasure of speaking to acclaimed author and Boston Marathoner, Elise Hooper, about her new book, Fast Girls, which we devoured in two days because it’s SO good. Hooper shares why she decided to write a book about the the true stories of three members of the first integrated women’s Olympic team, Betty Robinson, Helen Stephens, and Louise Stokes, and their journeys to a place on the track team in the 1936 summer games in Berlin. Hooper shares the incredible obstacles these three trailblazing women had to overcome, including surviving a plane crash, enduring systematic racism, and an extraordinarily uncomfortable meeting with Adolf Hitler. to run in Berlin. The book will be released on July 7, 2020, and can be found through any local or national bookseller and can be pre-ordered at www.bookshop.org. Many thanks to our FIRST sponsor, RnJ Sports! (www.rnjsports.com). Use the code RFF Feetures to receive a free pair of socks with any $100 purchase on their websit...

70 MINJUN 12
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Episode 52: A Conversation with the Elise Hooper, Author of Fast Girls

Episode 51: Phasing out of Quarantine--Now What?--Dr. Erich Anderer Shares His Tips for Navigating Life after Quarantine, AND How to Avoid Back Surgery

Throughout this pandemic, we've been sharing articles on our social media from multiple publications in which Dr. Erich Anderer is frequently quoted. Rather than just post the articles, we thought we would reach out to the source. When we did, we learned that he is a founding member of the North Brooklyn Runners and a Boston Marathoner. Dr. Anderer couldn't have been more gracious with his time. He's a busy guy. In addition to serving as the Chief of Neurosurgery at NYU Langone – Hospital Brooklyn, and an assistant professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at the NYU School of Medicine, he's a runner, yogi, musician, and a dad. Dr. Anderer was born in Japan and grew up in NYC, where his family utilized a Reiki and shiatsu practitioner in conjunction with the family physician for preventative health care and maintenance. Dr. Anderer performs about 200 spine and brain surgeries a year, but his goal is to keep patients out of his office. As a result, he has a special nterest in self...

86 MINJUN 5
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Episode 51: Phasing out of Quarantine--Now What?--Dr. Erich Anderer Shares His Tips for Navigating Life after Quarantine, AND How to Avoid Back Surgery

Episode 50: Bonus Episode We Can All Speak Up: A Conversation about Race with Dr. Will Etti

During this incredibly heartbreaking time in our nation, we wanted to use this podcast to amplify a strong voice in our running community, Dr. William Etti, a talented runner, father, PhD, and a black male. Will, who we’ve had the opportunity to coach on and off for several years, offered to come on our podcast after providing some responses to the president of the RRCA on what the running community can do to be more inclusive and diverse. In doing so, Will shared openly how he has been racially profiled and how, as a black man, running and life looks different for him. He did the same in this episode and so much more. We so appreciate Will’s willingness to talk honestly and openly with us about his experiences with racism in a variety of contexts throughout his life. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/runfartherandfaster/message

75 MINJUN 4
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Episode 50: Bonus Episode We Can All Speak Up: A Conversation about Race with Dr. Will Etti

Latest Episodes

Episode 59: A Conversation with Laura Thweatt: Your Injury Does Not Define You.

What a conversation! Laura Thweatt is a Saucony- sponsored athlete, who trains in Boulder under Joe Bosshard. Laura was was one of the lead women at the 2020 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials. Laura shares her amazing journey from injury to triumph. In 2017, after a 2:25 PR at the London Marathon, Laura sustained a potentially career-ending injury—osteitis pubis. She crawled her way back to health for two years, and the information she shares about how she did that is gold!. After that two-year struggle, she secured her Olympic Trials spot at the 2019 Chicago Marathon. Thanks to RnJ Sports for sponsoring this episode, and thanks to Laura for sharing her journey! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/runfartherandfaster/message

101 MIN3 d ago
Comments
Episode 59: A Conversation with Laura Thweatt: Your Injury Does Not Define You.

Episode 58: Run for Your Life: A Conversation with Dr. Mark Cucuzzella

We first met Dr. Cucuzzella eight years ago at the University of Virginia Running in Medicine Conference, where he shared his tips for injury free running. Since then, we’ve shared his drills and tips with hundreds of runners. In addition to discussing training tips and philosophies for injury-free running —Dr. Mark is a 29-time sub 3:00 marathoner—Dr. Mark shares his nutrition and fueling philosophies, which will be surprising to many listeners. In addition to his high-level training and practicing medicine, Dr. Mark owns a minimalist shoe running store, Two Rivers Treads, coaches youth XC camps, and is the race director for the Freedoms Run Marathon and Half in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. To learn more about Dr. Mark, including his latest book, Run for Your Life, check out www.drmarksdesk.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/runfartherandfaster/message

80 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Episode 58: Run for Your Life: A Conversation with Dr. Mark Cucuzzella

At 72, Masters Runner, Eric Melby, Shares How Running Enhanced and Then Saved His Life

Eric Melby is a top-ranked grandmasters runner, an 11-time Boston Marathoner, and a survivor. In this episode, Eric shares his incredible comeback story after suffering from unexpected complications following a routine surgery’. Anyone who has experienced a setback or injury will relate to Eric’s approach to his running and why he refuses to compare himself to....himself! We appreciate Eric’s candor and willingness to share his incredible story of resiliency, and we know his experience will resonate with all listeners. Special thanks to RNJ Sports for sponsoring this very special episode. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/runfartherandfaster/message

91 MIN2 w ago
Comments
At 72, Masters Runner, Eric Melby, Shares How Running Enhanced and Then Saved His Life

Episode 56: When Obstacles become Opportunities: A Conversation with Aaron Anderson

Everyone seems to know knows Aaron Anderson. Runners know him for his speed—he’s a 2:38 marathoner; parents know him for his talents as a DJ and teacher/owner of two companies, Heights and Beyond and A Squad Entertainment, and his family and friends know him for his entrepreneurial energy, positivity, and huge smile. Aaron shares how he struggled with ADHD and how he used running as a way to connect with others and overcome obstacles to achieve unimaginable goals. Aaron shares why and how his optimistic approach to life has led him to achieve success in running and business and how he’s pivoted his businesses during the pandemic. This episode will resonate with anyone who has struggled or knows someone who has struggled with any kind of learning (dis)Ability. We appreciate Aaron’s candor and willingness to share his inspiring journey. Thanks to RNJ Sports for sponsoring the podcast again this week! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/runfartherandfaster/message

84 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Episode 56: When Obstacles become Opportunities: A Conversation with Aaron Anderson

Summer Coaching Tips with Lisa and Julie

Once again it’s time for our monthly coaching and conversation episode. After recapping the running news of the week, Julie and Lisa answer listeners’ training questions and provide tips for running happy, healthy, and strong all summer long. Thanks so much to RnJ Sports for sponsoring the podcast! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/runfartherandfaster/message

72 MINJUL 2
Comments
Summer Coaching Tips with Lisa and Julie

Goals Are Not Canceled: Olympic Trials Qualifier, Kerry Allen, Shares Her Five-Year OTQ Journey.

DC area runner, Kerry Allen, shares her incredible journey from casual runner to “get in shape,” to Olympic Trials Qualifier. A former high school all-state runner, Kerry stopped running freshman year at Duke and nearly gave up the sport altogether. A few years later, a roommate convinced her to train for a marathon, and eventually, she was hooked. In 2013, Kerry decided to train to qualify for the Olympic Trials. She spent five years chasing that dream with many setbacks along the way. Kerry shared the obstacles she had to overcome, including injuries and DNFs, and how (and why) she did not give up. Kerry’s story will resonate with any runner who has (or has not) achieved a big auspicious goal. Kerry, who runs for Georgetown Running Club, can be found on Instagram at @KLA2222, or run commuting to her office on Capitol Hill. Thank you RnJ Sports for sponsoring our podcast. Use the code to receive a free pair of Feetures socks with purchase. --- Send in a voice message: https://an...

69 MINJUN 25
Comments
Goals Are Not Canceled: Olympic Trials Qualifier, Kerry Allen, Shares Her Five-Year OTQ Journey.

“I Couldn’t Believe I Was in This.” 2:56 Marathoner, Roman Gurule, Shares His Coronavirus Odyssey

Roman Gurule, who was a guest on our shoe episode in February, is back on the show again for a very different reason. In mid-May, Roman contracted coronavirus, spent a week in the hospital, and is now recovering. Roman graciously offered to share his experience on the podcast to help others navigate this unpredictable virus. We are so grateful for Roman’s willingness to come on the show, and we wish him all the best as he continues to recover. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/runfartherandfaster/message

65 MINJUN 18
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“I Couldn’t Believe I Was in This.” 2:56 Marathoner, Roman Gurule, Shares His Coronavirus Odyssey

Episode 52: A Conversation with the Elise Hooper, Author of Fast Girls

This week, we had the pleasure of speaking to acclaimed author and Boston Marathoner, Elise Hooper, about her new book, Fast Girls, which we devoured in two days because it’s SO good. Hooper shares why she decided to write a book about the the true stories of three members of the first integrated women’s Olympic team, Betty Robinson, Helen Stephens, and Louise Stokes, and their journeys to a place on the track team in the 1936 summer games in Berlin. Hooper shares the incredible obstacles these three trailblazing women had to overcome, including surviving a plane crash, enduring systematic racism, and an extraordinarily uncomfortable meeting with Adolf Hitler. to run in Berlin. The book will be released on July 7, 2020, and can be found through any local or national bookseller and can be pre-ordered at www.bookshop.org. Many thanks to our FIRST sponsor, RnJ Sports! (www.rnjsports.com). Use the code RFF Feetures to receive a free pair of socks with any $100 purchase on their websit...

70 MINJUN 12
Comments
Episode 52: A Conversation with the Elise Hooper, Author of Fast Girls

Episode 51: Phasing out of Quarantine--Now What?--Dr. Erich Anderer Shares His Tips for Navigating Life after Quarantine, AND How to Avoid Back Surgery

Throughout this pandemic, we've been sharing articles on our social media from multiple publications in which Dr. Erich Anderer is frequently quoted. Rather than just post the articles, we thought we would reach out to the source. When we did, we learned that he is a founding member of the North Brooklyn Runners and a Boston Marathoner. Dr. Anderer couldn't have been more gracious with his time. He's a busy guy. In addition to serving as the Chief of Neurosurgery at NYU Langone – Hospital Brooklyn, and an assistant professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at the NYU School of Medicine, he's a runner, yogi, musician, and a dad. Dr. Anderer was born in Japan and grew up in NYC, where his family utilized a Reiki and shiatsu practitioner in conjunction with the family physician for preventative health care and maintenance. Dr. Anderer performs about 200 spine and brain surgeries a year, but his goal is to keep patients out of his office. As a result, he has a special nterest in self...

86 MINJUN 5
Comments
Episode 51: Phasing out of Quarantine--Now What?--Dr. Erich Anderer Shares His Tips for Navigating Life after Quarantine, AND How to Avoid Back Surgery

Episode 50: Bonus Episode We Can All Speak Up: A Conversation about Race with Dr. Will Etti

During this incredibly heartbreaking time in our nation, we wanted to use this podcast to amplify a strong voice in our running community, Dr. William Etti, a talented runner, father, PhD, and a black male. Will, who we’ve had the opportunity to coach on and off for several years, offered to come on our podcast after providing some responses to the president of the RRCA on what the running community can do to be more inclusive and diverse. In doing so, Will shared openly how he has been racially profiled and how, as a black man, running and life looks different for him. He did the same in this episode and so much more. We so appreciate Will’s willingness to talk honestly and openly with us about his experiences with racism in a variety of contexts throughout his life. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/runfartherandfaster/message

75 MINJUN 4
Comments
Episode 50: Bonus Episode We Can All Speak Up: A Conversation about Race with Dr. Will Etti
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