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Ep.100: Noelle Lovoi - Running with Bubbas

Noelle Lovoi lives in Spokane, Washington, is a wife, and a busy stay at home mom to two young boys. We talk with Noelle about: How she started running to lose weight after having her first sonRunning through her second pregnancy and training for a Boston Marathon qualifier while pushing a double strollerTraining for and Running the Boston Marathon in 2018The amazing running community in Spokane, WA, including Moms Run this Town, and how the running community has inspired and empowered herA...


Ep.099: Rooster Rossiter - Ainsley's Angels

Kim “Rooster” Rossiter lives in Virginia Beach, is a husband and father, an active duty United States Marine and President of Ainsley’s Angels. We talk with Rooster about: Becoming a runner because of the joy it brought his daughter Ainsley.The national non-profit that he started, Ainsley’s Angels, which exists to ensure that everyone can experience endurance events.The lessons Ainsley taught him and the 100 races she completed, including everything from 5Ks to marathons.Amazing stories...


Ep.098: Mona Langenberg - Running Better Together

Mona Langenberg lives in St. Louis, is 36 years old, and is married with three children. We talk with Mona about: How running now permeates all part of her life.Running in college and how a handwritten letter set her career in the running industry in motion.The things that make us the best runners are often the things that challenge us.GO! St. Louis, a local nonprofit that produces fives races and youth programsLeadership qualities and strategies.Behinds the scenes stories from producing...


Ep.097: Natalie Dau - Rock Star Runner

Natalie Dau lives in Singapore and is originally from Australia, is 46 years old, and has a nine-year-old daughter. We talk with Natalie about: The unique aspects of running in Asia, including encounters with wild animalsReciprocal inspiration from/with her daughter and being a Reebok sponsored athleteHer desire of keeping her exercise goals and endeavors fresh and staying challenged, including competing in running, obstacle course racing, CrossFit, and most recently track and...


Ep.096: Rachel Davis - Enjoy the Process

Rachel Davis is from Birmingham, Alabama, is 27 years old, married and has a cat named Toblerone. We talk with Rachel about: Pursuing her PhD in nutritionHow she started running in middle school and why she fell in love with track and field, mainly the 400m hurdles, 4x400m and 800mWhy after running competitively in college she switched to trail running and distance runningHer first marathon, the 2016 Air Force Marathon, and how she won first place and qualified for the Boston Marathon...


Ep.095: David Goodstein - Running Your Business

David Goodstein is from Austin, Texas, is 57 years old and a proud father of three children. We talk with David about: Becoming a runner late in life and enjoying the community and fun that comes with itRunning 20 marathons, including the Boston Marathon four timesHaving passion for what you do in lifeHis new book, A Runner’s Guide to Finishing First in Business: Nuggets of Wisdom from an On-Demand CFOComparing the stages of running and running a businessRunning and business data,...


Ep.094: Robert Gonzalez - Running With a Mission

Robert Gonzalez lives in San Antonio, in a nurse, and is a proud father. We talk with Robert about: How he started running to lose weightThat he did his first half marathon in El Paso, TX since he wanted to do something to challenge himself, and that it was a suffer festThe lessons he has learned through running, including respecting the distance and challenge of any race, and that you get what you put inWhy he runs, which is to show his sister who recently lost her battle with cancer,...


Ep.093: Kelly Anderson - Yes You Can

Kelly Anderson is from McKinney, Texas, is 36, a wife, and a mom to three children. We talk with Kelly about how she started running 12 years ago to lose weight and to regain a healthy lifestyle after having her first child. She also shares how running became a passion of hers and how it served as an outlet as a new mom, gaining energy and feeling good about herself. We talk about some of her race experiences, including relays, marathons, half marathons, 5Ks and 10Ks. Kelly spends time...


Ep.092: Brett Rein - Miles From Ordinary

Brett Rein currently lives in Durango, CO, is 28 years old, and is a substitute teacher and ski instructor. Although Brett has always been an athlete, including playing hockey and rugby, it wasn’t until college that he started running. Brett’s appreciation for running started when a buddy of his started training for the Navy SEALs, in which they would trail run for hours. During graduate school, he read the book The Last Lecture which inspired him to think about his own goals in life and...


Ep.091: Jon Towey - Live and Run Free

Jon Towey is from Minneapolis, Minnesota, is 39, married with three kids, and has been a stay at home dad for 10 years. We talk with Jon about how observing a picture of himself later in life made him realize he needed to lead a more healthy lifestyle. Also, as a young adult, Jon was in a dark place, leading to a drinking problem. He shares his story and how becoming a runner helped turn around his life through recovery from addiction. Specifically, we talk about the importance of the...


Ep.090: Kelly Collins - SISSFiT

Kelly Collins is from Southern California and was raised in an active family with her older sister Lauren Collins, our guest from episode 89. After playing soccer for most of her childhood, Kelly started running track and field in sixth grade and became more and more involved in running as she found that she could control her effort and affect the outcomes in her running. Kelly ran track and field throughout college and her strong work ethic helped her in a competitive sales career. We...


Ep.089: Lauren Collins - SISSFiT

Lauren Collins is from Orange County, CA, is married with a new son, and loves the beach and being outside with her family. She shares how she hated running while growing up and focused on gymnastics until she started track and field in high school in order to meet new people. She quickly fell in love with running and track and field, leading to an athletic scholarship at UC Irvine. Lauren tells us about barely missing the Olympic trials in 2008 and 2012 for the heptathlon and high jump,...


Ep.088: Ryan and Jaime Maher - Love Runs Together

Ryan and Jaime Maher are from St. Louis, Missouri and are busy with two little girls, full-time and part-time jobs, as well as being ultramarathoners. We talk with Jaime and Ryan about how they became runners and how they typically go big or go home, something that has translated into their running. They share how their competitive nature and desire to show their children that you can accomplish big and crazy goals has led them to accomplish some amazing things. Ryan and Jaime share an...


Ep.087: Kara Lubin - 100 Mile Club

Kara Lubin is a fourth generation public school teacher from California, a mother to two children, and also maintains a small farm with horses, dogs, and a tortoise named Rachel. We talk with Kara about how Rachel the tortoise is her spirit animal and how she struggled with an unhealthy relationship with running, exercise, and food while growing up. She strives to keep a well balanced and positive outlook on exercise and food as she strives to set an example for her children and others....


Ep.086: Jason Savageau - Running Community & Vision

This episode is recorded live in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts when host Matt Sorenson joined Jason Savageau for a relaxing run along the Charles River. Jason works as a social security disability attorney and is active in the visually impaired and blindness communities. He started running in 2015 after being fed up with how he felt and has since lost 75 pounds and has run seven half marathons. We talk about how his visual impairment affects him as a runner, the importance and impact...


Ep.085: Chewey Lam - Courage to Change

Chewey Lam lives in Denver, Colorado and is a runner with type 1 diabetes as well as a number of other autoimmune conditions. He started running in 2016 and we talk about how he is heavily involved in the community, including being a Colfax Marathon ambassador, and an advocate for diabetes and migraine awareness. Chewey has run for or with a number of communities and groups such as Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (Team JDRF) and Beyond Type 1. In 2017 Chewey completed 138 races and...


Ep.084: Ben Abell and Stephen Lease - A Goodr Update

Ben Abell and Stephen Lease live in California and they are a part of the Goodr team. We talked with Ben and Stephen back on episode 4 and wanted to have them back to provide an update on Goodr, tell some stories, and let us know what to expect from Goodr moving forward. Stephen talks about running and training for his first 100-miler and Ben shares about quitting his full-time job as a lawyer. We learn how Goodr has helped the running community, including a partnership with the 100 Mile...


Ep.083: Rebecca Luhm - Asheville Mother Runner

Rebecca Luhm lives in North Carolina, is a wife, and a mom to three children. We talk about how her running journey has had many ups and downs throughout life. Even through the hills and the valleys, Rebecca has been consistently running now since the summer of 2014. She shares how she makes running a priority and how she fits it into her busy schedule, often working out at the YMCA. We talk about a couple of the 10 half marathons she has completed, including a significant race this fall,...


Ep.082: Vic Morales - Comeback Runner

Vic Morales is from Iowa and tells the story of how he knew he was meant to run since the 7th grade. For about 30 years Vic has made an effort to not only keep running fun but how it also helped him in a weight loss effort, losing 45 pounds in order to get back to a healthy weight. Vic tells the story of an infection that spread within his body, sidelining him from running for months. He shares details from this unique experience as well as his recovery efforts. We talk with Vic about the...


Ep.081: Kyle Longest - Running the Broken Road

On this week's episode, we have Dr. Kyle Longest as our guest. Kyle is a Professor of Sociology, a husband, a father, and an avid runner for the last 5 years. He talks about reaching some of the ultimate highs in a runner's journey, including breaking the 3-hour marathon barrier and honoring his father by fulfilling a lifelong dream of running the Boston Marathon. We also discuss the valleys he's endured from battles with overtraining, pelvic fractures and developing an unhealthy...