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Every runner has a story, whether it’s about overcoming obstacles, breaking through challenges and barriers, humorous events, and sometimes embarrassing circumstances. Stories From the Run is a storytelling community and podcast focused on conversations with runners of all calibers about their adventures on the road or trails. www.storiesfromtherun.com

Every runner has a story, whether it’s about overcoming obstacles, breaking through challenges and barriers, humorous events, and sometimes embarrassing circumstances. Stories From the Run is a storytelling community and podcast focused on conversations with runners of all calibers about their adventures on the road or trails. www.storiesfromtherun.com

Location:

United States

Description:

Every runner has a story, whether it’s about overcoming obstacles, breaking through challenges and barriers, humorous events, and sometimes embarrassing circumstances. Stories From the Run is a storytelling community and podcast focused on conversations with runners of all calibers about their adventures on the road or trails. www.storiesfromtherun.com

Language:

English

Contact:

9172021809


Episodes

Stories from the Start | Mariya

5/18/2020
Mariya started running after having back to back pregnancies and wanting to feel physically stronger. She's come a long way and continues to push herself to run faster, longer and to continue to set an example for her two daughters. If you like, you can submit your own story to SFTS here. Let’s get to it. Follow Stories from the Start on Instagram or visit the website Stories from the Start ➡ Follow SFTR on Instagram. 🗣Join the conversation in the Facebook Community. Listen on:...

Duration:00:04:29

Running 26.2 Miles Inside His Apartment for a Great Cause! | Todd Aydelotte

5/11/2020
Todd Aydelotte is considered a ‘Historical Runner’ where he runs ultra-marathons that follow the paths of historical people. During the quarantine he took on the challenge of running over 1,000 laps in this apartment to help raise money for the Bowery Mission, who are helping people receive food and help, especially in this time of crisis. Please consider supporting the Bowery Mission through Todd’s fundraising page. https://my.bowery.org/BoweryMissionHallwayMarathon Follow Todd...

Duration:00:35:46

Mindfulness: Making a Difference in the World | Eric Wilden

4/13/2020
I hope everyone is staying healthy and sound. This episode was record at the beginning of February and our guest takes a Buddhist-based approach to cultivate mindfulness through the practice of running - which included falling asleep during an ultra-marathon. You might want to check out his site and his meditations especially during these times to help you focus on what’s important and feel more at ease. Follow Eric Wilden's adventures on Instagram. We're gonna call this one...

Duration:00:39:12

Stories from the Start | Rita, 49, Canada

4/6/2020
In today's episode we have Rita, a 49-year-old from Canada. After a lifetime of struggling with weight, she decided to make a change. This led to her first run, her first 5k and she's not done. Stories From the Start is a new segment on the SFTR Podcast featuring Brittany Lee, who runs the Stories from the Start blog. What you'll hear is Brittany narrating inspiring stories submitted by runners from their starting line. What were they feeling? Why did they choose now? How did they know it...

Duration:00:07:41

Breaking an Arm, Busting a Leg, OCR - Keep Going! | Darnell Murrell

3/30/2020
This was recorded in February so the timeline of training and races might sound off due to the current state of the world. Also, do NOT listen to any advice during this episode - you’ll hear why soon enough. We cover everything from Fleetwood Mac, Bob Ross, Dragon Ball Z. Our next guest has broken his leg and needed a titanium plate put in after breaking his arm during an obstacle race He’s the bionic man and his story is going to inspire you on how to push through even the most...

Duration:00:41:34

Dealing With Diabetes - Make Your Own Energy | Guillermo Jimenez

3/25/2020
Did you know a Half Marathon was 13.1 miles? Our next guest has a great story about signing up for one without knowing that. It’s kinda like one of those 5k marathons non-runners talk about. Also, due to having to deal with diabetes, he makes his own energy fuel, and shares why community is important. Follow Guillermo's adventures on Instagram. We gonna call this one #negativesplits #community. Let’s get to it. ➡ Follow us on IG: instagram.com/storiesfromtherun 🗣Discuss this...

Duration:00:35:21

PSA - Stay Connected - Join Our Slack Group

3/17/2020
We started a Slack Group for us Runners so we can stay in touch and support each other during these challenging times. We’re also going to have Happy Hour Zoom video chats where everyone can join and chat with each other so we can stay 'Socially Connected’ instead of Socially Distanced. Please feel free to spread the word to anyone you think would be interested in staying connected. Share with us what you’re up to, race updates and even post some funny running memes to keep everyone’s...

Duration:00:01:09

Making the World Better Through Running | Marielena Mata

3/17/2020
What are you passionate about? Today, we have an immigrant, scientist, mother of 3, and an athlete that is doing so many admirable things to empower people to seek fitness and helping to find a voice to fight for a better world through running. Her story is very topical to what’s going on right now around the world regarding healthcare access and the issues she’s had to deal with in her running career and how she inspires people to live life without regrets. Follow Marielena's...

Duration:00:40:22

Four Countries, 300 Miles - for a Vacation | Jesse Miller

3/12/2020
Some people sign up for a marathon in another country just to have an excuse to go on vacation, but what about making your vacation a 27-day, 300-mile tour? In today’s episode, we have a man who was so Inspired by Eddie Izzard’s 43 marathons in 52 days around the UK, he put together a self-supported running tour through four different countries. Follow Jesse's adventures on Instagram. We gonna call this one #forrestgump #chooseyouradventure Let’s get to it. ➡ Follow us on IG:...

Duration:00:40:18

Stories from the Start | Matt, 30, Maryland

3/11/2020
In today's episode we have Matt. A 30-year-old from Maryland who in an attempt to find himself, also found running. Stories From the Start is a new segment on the SFTR Podcast featuring Brittany Lee, who runs the Stories from the Start blog. What you'll hear is Brittany narrating inspiring stories submitted by runners from their starting line. What were they feeling? Why did they choose now? How did they know it was time? What happened in their mind, in their life and in their heart that...

Duration:00:04:48

Meet SFTR This Saturday in Person in Brooklyn

3/8/2020
We are thrilled to be selected as one of the podcasts to exhibit at “Listen Up, Brooklyn!” this Saturday, March 14. 🎉🙌 Come hang out with us at the Brooklyn Public Library from 7-9:30 pm. There will be 20+ other podcasts plus a series of talks from top podcast producers. It’s going to be a blast! It’s FREE — RSVP @ https://www.bklynlibrary.org/event-series/listen-up-brooklyn Hope to see you there!!!

Duration:00:03:14

Exciting News w/Brittany Lee | A New Show!

3/5/2020
We have some exciting news to share about a new show on the Stories from the Run Podcast! Joining us for a second time is Brittany Lee to discuss a new show on the SFTR podcast. In her original episode, we talked about her blog called Stories from the Start and decided that we should mix the peanut butter with the chocolate and join forces to share even more inspirational stories. Take a listen to hear what's to come...we think you're going to dig it! Follow Stories from the Start on...

Duration:00:17:18

Training While Pregnant - Effects Coaches Can Have On You | Ayumi Nagano

2/27/2020
If you’ve ever trained with a coach, you know that they can have a big impact on you in a good way and a bad way, and sometimes it takes a long time to undo what the bad ones did. Also, if you’re wondering what’s it like running with a foreign being growing inside you, our guest, Ayumi Nagano is going to fill you in. In today's episode, we have a truly amazing woman who is a High School teacher and Cross-country & Track coach who is already inspiring the next generation of runners and...

Duration:00:50:41

Overcoming an Eating Disorder – Empowering Each Other | Brittany Lee

2/20/2020
Where to begin? This one has so much in it! From overcoming an eating disorder, to reevaluating your life so you can be a positive role-model for your child. From getting dressed then skipping a 10-mile race due to fear, then while getting coffee deciding to run 10 miles around a track out of anger. From throwing up during a marathon to building networks and communities to empower each other. In today's episode we have a truly amazing badass, Brittany Lee, who has the courage to discuss...

Duration:00:49:09

Carrying Poo in the Australian Outback & Other Ultra Gems | Zandy Mangold

2/13/2020
Have you ever woken up and thought, hey, ya know something, I’ve never run an ultramarathon, how about I go and sign up for a multi-stage ultra in the Australian Outback? What could go wrong? If you want to know what not to do, our next guest is your man...he’s also won the 6-stage Atacama Crossing in Chile, so he also kinda knows what to do as well. I gotta say, I haven’t laughed this much during a taping. Maybe it was the cold and flu medicine, or maybe there were some gems in...

Duration:00:48:05

Donating a Kidney is What Got Me Running - A Real Human of New York | Ben Chan

2/6/2020
What made you start running? I’ll put money down it probably wasn’t the same reason as our next guest, Ben Chan, who got into running for quite possibly the most humane reason. Now, he runs ultras and shares some of his lessons learned - like, why you shouldn't go to the bathroom in a thorn bush. Also, If you’re in New York City, you’ve probably seen him racing around in the cold only wearing his leopard print shorts. And speaking of cold, I have a nasty one, so please bear with...

Duration:00:44:24

Overcoming Your Demons - Building Confidence & Crushing Your Goals | Kaitlyn DiBello

1/30/2020
Have you ever felt like the weight of the world is on your shoulders? Do you have doubts about your running ability? In today’s episode, we have Kaitlyn DiBello and she is going to tell you how she overcame her demons to prove that no matter where you come from - with hard work and love you can achieve anything. We call this one #confidence #crushing goals. Let’s get to it. ➡ Follow us on IG: instagram.com/storiesfromtherun 🗣Discuss this episode in our Facebook Community:...

Duration:00:25:47

Family/Running Balance - Zero to Marathon in 3 Years | Robin Lester Kenton

12/21/2019
Were you the last to be picked in gym class, convinced you would never be a runner? Did you start running later in life then decide to run a marathon while trying to make time for training, work, and two children? In today’s episode, we have Robin Lester Kenton and she is going to tell you how she went from zero to marathon in 3 years while juggling family, work, and training. We call this one #balance #perseverance. Let’s get to it. ➡ Follow us on IG:...

Duration:00:43:59

182 Marathons & Ultras without a “Runners Body” | Lara Gonzalez

12/21/2019
Have you ever felt like you’re not really a runner, or you don’t have a stereotypical runner’s body or talent? Do you feel that being a back-of-the-pack runner makes you less of a quote-unquote runner? In today’s episode we have Lara Gonzalez who has completed over 182 marathons and ultra-marathons and she is going to change the way you think about yourself as a runner. We call this one # persistency # breaking stereotypes. Let’s get to it. ➡ Follow us on IG:...

Duration:00:39:20

Determination & Redemption - Achieving the Sub-4 Marathon | Jennifer Herr

12/21/2019
Have you ever struggled to hit a particular race goal, sometimes even for years? Have you been frustrated by injury or setbacks and couldn’t quite close the deal time after time? In today’s episode, we have Jennifer Herr and she is going to tell you how she overcame these challenges to crush her goal of a sub-4 marathon. We call this one #determination #redemption. Let’s get to it. ➡ Follow us on IG: instagram.com/storiesfromtherun 🗣Discuss this episode in our Facebook Community:...

Duration:00:17:50