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The podcast 'International Running Enthusiasts' covers topics related to running. Most episodes consists of an interview in either English, German, French, or Dutch.

The podcast 'International Running Enthusiasts' covers topics related to running. Most episodes consists of an interview in either English, German, French, or Dutch.
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Netherlands

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The podcast 'International Running Enthusiasts' covers topics related to running. Most episodes consists of an interview in either English, German, French, or Dutch.

Language:

English


Episodes

Trailrunning vs. Roadrunning with Pierre-Emmanuel Alexandre (French)

9/2/2019
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What distinguishes trail from road running? In this episode, I talk to Pierre-Emmanuel Alexandre, a French athlete who has many years of running experience on the track, cross, road and trail. We talk about how to define trail running and how to become a trail runner. We discuss differences compared to road running in terms of the mentality, the preparation, the communities, and the running experience. Links: Pierre-Emmanuel Alexandre (strava), @petit.ecureiil (Instagram), @sophie.cro...

Duration:00:41:55

Coaching Runners with Herman Moelard (Dutch)

8/31/2019
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How to find your distance as a runner and being supported by a coach? In this episode, I talk to Herman Moelard, who coaches runners since more than 32 years. We talk about he went from running 25 marathons, to taking coaching courses, to having his own coaching company Running Academy NL. Herman shares insights on what he wants to teach his athletes and what his athletes have taught him. We talk about moments that made him proud as a coach, like when his athlete Ingrid Prigge, who is a...

Duration:00:21:08

How to train smart and prevent running injuries with Isaiah Kosgei (English)

8/11/2019
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How to train smart and prevent running injuries? In this episode, I talk to Isaiah Kosgei, who used to be a professional Kenyan runner and now runs a fitness & massage therapy clinic in Iten (Kenya). We talk about common mistakes and injuries that he has observed in his clinic and what he advises to avoid these. Isaiha explains his credo of inclusive training, in which athletes wanting to get faster, should consider running smart over running hard. Finally, Isaiha talks about the...

Duration:00:26:12

Iten Running Experience with Sophie Crommelinck (English)

8/10/2019
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How did I experience my running stay in Iten (Kenya)? In this episode, I talk about my running experience in Iten, Kenya. I share insights on traveling to Iten, running in Iten, altitude training, sleep, food, staying at the High Altitude Training Center, and the costs. I provide information on what I had to prepare, what I expected, what I experienced, and what I take away from this journey. Links: @sophie.cro (Instagram), hatc-iten.com

Duration:00:31:46

Writing Bestsellers while Running and Living in Iten with Toby Tanser (English)

8/10/2019
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How do running and writing go together? In this episode, I talk to Toby Tanser who came to train in Iten in 1995 and has since returned countless times. During his first training camp, he started writing down his observations about the Kenyan running culture, which he published in bestselling books like 'Train Hard, Win Easy' and 'More Fire'. We talk about the connection he sees between writing and running and about his future writing plans. While Toby came to train in Kenya, witnessing the...

Duration:00:48:45

From Jogging to Running World Championships in 3 years with Dagmara Handzlik (English)

8/6/2019
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How can running change your life? In this episode, I talk to Dagmara Handzlik, who is currently preparing in Iten (Kenya) for the Marathon World Championships in Doha (Qatar). We talk about how she started running 3 years ago and turned a pro runner, about how the value of running has changed for her and what that has taught her. Links: @dagmara_handzlik (Instagram), Dagmara Handzlik (Facebook), sophie.cro (Instagram). Books mentioned: Let your mind run - Deena Kastor, How bad do you want it...

Duration:00:34:37

Kenyan Running Culture with Dennise Koech (English)

8/3/2019
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How does a Kenyan living and training in Iten define the Kenyan Running Culture? In this episode, I talk to Dennise Koech, who came to Iten (Kenya) one year ago to train and realize his running potential. With Dennis, I talk about how he became one of the many Kenyan runners in Iten dedicating his life to running. We talk about his daily training routines, the team spirit with Kenyan runners like Eliud Kipchoge, and what could be improved in Iten for better training and living conditions....

Duration:00:22:05

Running World Records and the High Altitude Training Center in Iten with Lornah Kiplagat (Dutch)

8/3/2019
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How to break World Records and open a High Altitude Training Center? In this episode, I talk to Lornah Kiplagat, who has broken several World Records from 5k to half marathon. With Lornah, a Dutch Olympian originally from Kenya, I talk about what changed for her once she called the Netherlands her second home, and what made her build the High Altitude Training Center in Iten. We talk about how the value of running has changed for her throughout her life, which Dutch races she remembers as...

Duration:00:21:01

Fear in Running with Sami Jibril (English)

8/1/2019
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How to overcome fear in running? In this episode, I talk with Sami Jibril, who I met at the High Altitude Training Center in Iten (Kenya). With Sami, I talk about how we define fearful moments in running, when we encounter such moments, and what strategies we have to overcome these. Sami, who used to be fearful before and during many of his races, explains the gradual shift in perception that made him train and race as a happier and more resilient runner. Links: @sophie.cro (Instagram)

Duration:00:32:10

Coaching in Running with Wout Daniels (Dutch)

7/31/2019
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When is coaching in running useful? In this episode, I talk with Wout Daniels, a Belgian athlete currently preparing for the Belgian Championships over 10k, who I met at the High Altitude Training Center in Iten. With Wout, I try to define coaching in running and the advantages and risks of having a coach. Wout provides insights of how he established a coaching team around him and how each team member helps him in becoming a better athlete. Links: @woutdaniels (Instagram), @sophie.cro...

Duration:00:39:54

Podcast Introduction with Sophie Crommelinck (English)

7/30/2019
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What's the idea and who is the host behind the podcast "International Running Enthusiasts"? In this episode, I provide an introduction to my podcast and myself. I talk about why I want to start this podcast, how each episode will be structured, and provide background info on my running and language enthusiasm. Most episodes consist of: - introduction - running update - intro questionnaire - main interview - lessons learned - (social media) links - outlook to next episode Links: @sophie.cro...

Duration:00:20:32