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Episode 34 - Raleigh Half Marathon annoucement and Joe Stilin interview

On Episode 34, Sandy and Pat are back to discuss the launch of the 2019 Raleigh Half Marathon, and then chat with 2018 California International Marathon 4th place finisher, Joe Stilin. Stilin runs for Blowing Rock, NC-based Zap Fitness and is a Sir Walter Miler alum. He talks about his debut of 2:13:19, how he got there, and more!


Episode 33 - 2018 Autumn of Trials

On Episode 33, Sandy and Pat return to talk about the 2018 Pop Up Cross Country at Dix Park season that starts this Tuesday, October 2nd. Take a listen to hear more about the second season of the "Autumn of Trials."


Episode 32 - 2018 Sir Walter Miler Recap with Jacob Thomson and Sara Vaughn interviews

On Episode 32, Sandy and Pat recap what was the 2018 Sir Walter Miler: a historic night with 5 Women going under 4:30, and 13 Men going under 4:00, which was the most Americans to ever run sub 4:00 in one race. Then they speak with Jacob Thomson about his first sub 4:00 at Sir Walter, and Sara Vaughn about her sub 4:30 and near win after going with the rabbit from the gun.


Episode 31 - 2018 Sir Walter Miler Race Day Information

On Episode 31, Sandy and Pat tell you all you need to know for the 2018 Sir Walter Miler! Want to know where to park or when to be at the track? This is the podcast for you. Plus - Intern predictions at the end of the show!


Episode 30 - Pat Casey and Hassan Mead talk "Summer of Denials"

On Episode 30, Pat Casey and Hassan Mead join the podcast to talk about their "Summer of Denials," as Sandy talks with them about their toughest injuries, and how they recovered.


Episode 29 - Stephanie Garcia and the GO4it Film (Connor "Merk" Mercurio & Jimmy Stevenson)

On Episode 29, Sandy and Pat reveal the winners of the Tour de Walter and the Champs-ElYates Mill, and chat about recent guest Sam Prakel's signing with adidas. Then Pat speaks with former Summer of Miles guest, and Sir Walter Miler Veteran, Stephanie Garcia, about what she's been up to the past year, and the proper way to DM on Instagram. Finally, Pat chats with Connor "Merk" Mercurio and Jimmy Stevenson of the GO4it Film. In the closing, Sandy has a plea for everyone coming to the Sir...


Episode 28 - Charlie Marquardt and the "Top 5 Sir Walter Miler Moments"

In Episode 28, 2018 competitor Charlie Marquardt tells us about running Division 3, Swarthmore magic, Corgis, Riptide Rush, and his dive for sub 4:00. Also - Sandy and Pat discuss their "Top 5 Sir Walter Miler Moments."


Bonus Content - Pat chats Sir Walter Miler on the Sports Channel 8 Radio Show

Pat stops by the Sports Channel 8 Radio Show to chat Sir Walter, Tour de France, and the Top 5 Running Moments in North Carolina history.


Episode 27 - Sam Prakel and Jamie Morrissey kick off 2018 Sir Walter Miler Athlete interviews

On Episode 27, Sandy and Pat chat with 2018 Sir Walter Miler Elite Athletes Sam Prakel and Jamie Morrissey. Sam discusses running at the University of Oregon, and his recent successful tour of Europe with a few wins in Ireland, including the Morton Mile. Elite Women's Coordinator Jeff Caron joins the Summer of Miles during the chat with Jamie Morrissey, where she discusses training with True Blue Elite in Ann Arbor Michigan, pacing the Women's field, and her quest for the best coffee and...


Episode 26 - Raleigh Brewing Company and Kay Yow Cancer Fund

On Episode 26, Sandy and Pat talk about the 2018 Sir Walter Miler, the latest Tour De Walter Strava Challenges, interview Les Abbott from Raleigh Brewing Company and Robin Pate from the Kay Yow Cancer Fund.


Summer of Miles - Episode 25 - 2018 Sir Walter Miler Elite Men's Field with Stephen Furst

On Episode 25, Sir Walter Miler Men’s Elite Coordinator Stephen Furst joins Sandy and Pat (and Logan) to unveil the initial 2018 Men’s Field!


Summer of Miles - Episode 24 - 2018 Sir Walter Miler Elite Women's Field with Jeff Caron

On Episode 24, Sir Walter Miler Women's Elite Coordinator Jeff Caron joins Pat to unveil the initial 2018 Women's Field!


Summer of Miles - Episode 23 - Pop Up Miles Champs Recap & the start of Sir Walter Miler season

On Episode 23, Sandy and Pat recap the 2018 Pop Up Miles season and Championship, as well as discuss the start of Sir Walter Miler season. They interview the Pop Up Miles Champions, Sammy George and Henry Dwyer, as well as give out personal awards, and discuss the 2018 USATF 1500 Championships, and how the Sir Walter Alums faired.


Summer of Miles - Episode 22 - Recap of Raleigh RunDown & Session at the Speedway, plus SWM alumni

On Episode 22, Sandy and Pat recap the busy last week of the 3rd annual Raleigh RunDown Downhill Mile and the inaugural Session at the Speedway. Finally, they run down all the Sir Walter Miler alumni running at the USATF Outdoor Championship this weekend in Des Moines. Those athletes (in no particular order), are: Drew Piazza, Tripp, Hurt, Stephanie Brown, Amanda Eccleston, Johnny Gregorek, Robby Andrews, Craig Engels, Colby Alexander, Drew Hunter, Graham Crawford, Isaac Yorks, Ford Palmer,...


Summer of Miles - Episode 21 - Raleigh RunDown, Session at the Speedway, Alex Warren (Runologie)

On Episode 21, Sandy and Pat recap Pop Up Miles Week 2, preview the 2018 Raleigh RunDown and the Session at the Speedway, talk briefly about the postrun polo launch at the Portland Track Festival, and then speak with Runologie's Alex Warren about the Runologie x Sir Walter Miler Goodr Sunglasses, the Keep RLGH Independent Four Miler, and the return of the Boylan Shorts.


Summer of Miles - Episode 20 - Pop Up Miles, Craig Rice interview (Portland Track Festival), postrun

On Episode 20, Sandy and Pat recap Week 1 of the 2018 Pop Up Miles season at Cary Academy, and preview week 2 (as well as the Raleigh RunDown). Next is an interview with Portland Track Festival Meet Director, Craig Rice, where they discuss the meets growth over the years, their commitment to their mission, the 2018 event, and the Innovation Project, which spawned the postrun brand. In the final segment, Sandy and Pat discuss the postrun polo, and some other things that are in the works for...


Summer of Miles - Episode 19 - Summer of Miles returns

The 2018 Summer of Miles is here! Sandy and Pat talk about the upcoming Pop Up Miles series, the 2018 Raleigh RunDown Downhill Mile, the Session at the Speedway, and more!


Summer of Miles - Episode 18 - The Rocket Mile Preview (Cam Schultz of HopFly Brewing Co. interview)

The podcast returns with the 2018 Nash UNC Health Care Rocket Mile preview episode. Sandy and Pat discuss the race and what to expect on Sunday, and interview Cam Schultz of HopFly Brewing Co., who has made a Mint Julep Beer for the packet pickup on Derby Day. They also discuss Sir Walter Running's new non-profit status and the 2018 Raleigh RunDown Downhill Mile on June 15, 2018.


Summer of Miles - Episode 17 - Camel City Elite Preview (Craig Engels & Craig Longhurst interviews)

The podcast returns to discuss this weekend's Camel City Elite meet in Winston Salem. Sandy and Pat discuss the launch of Sir Walter Running, the Rocket Mile, the Raleigh RunDown, and the relaunch of the Under the Stars Mile. Pat interviews repeat guest Craig Engels and Meet Director, Craig Longhurst to talk about JDL and Camel City.


Summer of Miles - Episode 16 - Raleigh City Cross Country Championship Recap

On Episode 16, Sandy and Pat recap the inaugural Raleigh City Cross Country Championship and wrap up the first season of Pop Up Cross Country at Dix Park. They discuss the results, the bagpiper, the hay bails, the "Big Field Mile" (and its Strava segment), as well as what to possibly look forward to in the future of Sir Walter Running!