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The ultimate podcast for runners in the Houston area, featuring the everyday runners who inspire us, clubs, gear, races and runcations. Houston “We’ve got the runs!”

The ultimate podcast for runners in the Houston area, featuring the everyday runners who inspire us, clubs, gear, races and runcations. Houston “We’ve got the runs!”


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The ultimate podcast for runners in the Houston area, featuring the everyday runners who inspire us, clubs, gear, races and runcations. Houston “We’ve got the runs!”






Ultra running mindset with an ultra tribe with Lisa Decker

Lisa Decker on Instagram 50K, 100K, 50 milers and 100 mile runs Making time to train Coaching around work schedules Tommy Gulch Houston Area Trail Runners Trail Racing Over Texas Community makes the races The positive cult addiction of trail running with Rob Goyen podcast episode Snowdrop Ultra 55 Hour Race and Relay Fireball Mindset around the back of the pack You don’t have to run the entire race Just start and walk Continue to increase Find a long cutoff time or longer...


Running every single street in Houston with Brandin LeBlanc

everysinglestreethouston on Instagram Running every street in Houston Heatmap with Strava CityStrides 2800+ streets currently 21% 13,216 streets in Houston Cowtown Ultra Chevron Houston Marathon Team Catapult FFP Running Clubs CityCentre Running Club Freaks Run Club Houston Area Road Runners Association HARRA Running community and clubs are the real sponsors Brooks Running Ghost Barbecue Inn Saint Arnold Brewing Company Goodson’s Cafe Thanks for the introduction Lillian


Running stroller victory laps and surviving cancer with Iram Leon

Featured on ESPN, Runner’s World, Today Show, NBC nightly news, Wall Street Journal, Houston Chronicle... 11 year brain cancer survivor 10 year survival rate is 12% Training for his 2nd marathon, grand mal seizure Decker Challenge Half Marathon Austin Marathon qualified for Boston Running with the stroller to spend time with his 4 year old daughter Winning The Gusher Marathon media coverage 30 races with the stroller within 3 years ESPN E:60 video Running all the stroller races...


1000+ days of streaking with Debbye Brown

1050 days of streaking and still going Run or walk an intentional mile every day Freezing pivot, 4 miles inside the house Injury pivot Camp Gladiator Distance PR 50K Gordon Street Tavern run club every Monday Bring a medal, they’ll buy you a beer Dopey Challenge Beneezy Purple Monkey Fun Run Trail Racing Over Texas Easy to keep going then it is to start over Galveston Marathon virtual experience Dingle Marathon On the Run Clear Lake


3 injury prevention tips with Amber Lowe

Amber Lowe, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT 1 - Overtraining Time to recover and rest 10% rule of total weekly mileage Perceived exertion Don’t discount the easy runs 2 - Mobility and strength Hip strength The running man exercise on YouTube 3 - Sleep 7-9 hours Rejuvenate and recover Podcast recommendations The Strength Running Podcast JOSPT Insights Instagram performativept If-then statements Running with the Bulls 5K Bayou Bucket 5K/10K


Where in the World is Alex’s 5K with Kathy Mahon

Saturday November 6th McGregor Park Register today Use the code “RUNS” for a $5 discount To honor his memory and to raise money for autism charities 100% of the proceeds go to Autism Speaks Avondale House The Westview School $160,000 over the past 10 years After race party Beans and rice Breakfast tacos Saint Arnold beer Kids activities Power in Motion goal race with HARRA Cash awards 5 year age group awards - artwork designed by students RRCA Texas State...


Using athletic beers and run clubs to gear up for the Boston Marathon with Sylvia Morgese

Instagram athletic.syl Ambassador of Athletic Brewing Low calorie, crafted to remove gluten Looking for healthier options while being social Running clubs and events with Athletic Brewing Houston Striders track and long runs FFP running clubs West End Running Club Memorial Trail Running Club Kung Fu Running Club Second time running the Boston Marathon 2014 the year after the bombing Ali on the Run podcast episode with Dave McGillivray Houston Half Marathon Chevron Houston...


How to upgrade your daily food choices for runners with Lisa Ferrara Focused Fit Nutrition

Previous podcast episode: Nutrition tips with Lisa Ferrara Focused Fit Nutrition (episode 7) Focused Fit Nutrition website Facebook page Instagram Small upgrades in nutrition Make a better choice Not seeking perfection, small things make changes Creating balance Room for some treats Chips upgraded to nuts How to portion out in advance Measuring cup and baby food containers Food scale Sugar cravings go to dark chocolate 75-85% Low sugar Flavonols Sodas, including chemical...


Couch to 5K to Chevron Houston Marathon Ambassador with Lillian Wanjagi

slowkenyanrunner on Instagram Food and lifestyle choices made the decision to start running You can run anywhere, convenience To accommodate around her daughter’s schedule Couch to 5K app Thanksgiving 5K Overcoming the mindset to start Inspiring others to run Cypress Running Club Katy Area Running Club Powerful to run with others Social and training runs Cypress Half Marathon Club members give you a health push Disciplined with a routine Being addicted to racing Helps the...


It’s all fun at the Beach Girl Triathlon, Du, Aquathon, and Relays with Tina Whiteford

Beach Girl Triathlon Saturday September 18, 2021 Moody Gardens Super sprint tri Super sprint relay Aquathon Duathlon Swim in the shallow lazy river Bike on Moody and secure roads Run on the Moody property For ages 10 and above Handmade wood metals Name of all athletes on the back of the shirt After party Mimosas, fruit, cake, beer etc Volunteers receive a complimentary future races Upcoming Bolivar Triathlon in October


Repurposing finisher medals for kids beating cancer with Larry DeSpain and Bling for Bravery

Bling for Bravery Snowdrop Foundation Founded 2010 2012 Olympic Bronze Addition Snowdrop podcast episodes #10 The Snowdrop Foundation takes on The Texas Independence Relay with Traci Duck #14 Running the Texas Independence Relay solo with raising money for the Snowdrop Foundation with Scott Tyner #22 15th Annual Chelsey’s 5K Run with Kids benefitting the Snowdrop Foundation with Susan Leining How to donate your medals Fleet Feet Houston locations Texas Running Company Run On Good...


For the Kids at Autism Speaks 8K, 5K and 1K with Chris Scott Novum Energy

Autism Speaks 8K, 5K and 1K presented by Novum Energy Saturday September 18 Sugarland Town Square Register today Finisher medals puzzle piece theme Long sleeve tech shirt 8K stands for 1 in 8 found on the spectrum 5K and 1K distance options Family friendly after party Rides for the kids Games for the kids Food and drinks Community connections Sugarland fire department ladder truck Katy police department cruiser Affordable pricing Fundraising available Plaques for overall,...


Run clubs for all paces and the 5th anniversary of Bakfish Run Club with Darcy Szecsy

Any distance or pace Training, accountability, and community Bakfish Running Club Addition Houston run club resources Houston Area Road Runners Association FFP Running Clubs Pearwood Skate Center Toughest 10K Galveston Galveston Island Running Co August 3rd, 5 year anniversary of the running club Facebook event page Brooks shoe demo Raffle prizes On the Run Clear Lake Massage Heights Club incentives Shirt, singlet, mug, vinyl stickers, koozies Free beer for showing off your...


50th Anniversary of the Chevron Houston Marathon and the community who built it with Wade Morehead Executive Director

50th Anniversary of the Chevron Houston Marathon January 14-15, 2022 Houston Marathon Health and Fitness Expo presented by Houston Methodist January 15, 2022 We are Houston 5K presented by Chevron and Aramco January 16, 2022 Chevron Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon Houston running community A faster Aramco Half Marathon route Economic impact of over $51 million per year Run for a Reason charity program $32 million since the inception 65 official charities Social positive...


Beginners to Elites at the Captain Kids Triathlon with Chris Sustala

Captain Kids Triathlon September 12, 2021 Website Facebook page Hosted at Moody Gardens For all paces Affordable pricing Beginners to the elite Captain’s Wave Taking feedback to improve the race every year Post race party for the family at the lazy river Water park passes for the family Unique overall and age group awards Unique Finisher medal NextGen Tri Club, League City and other clubs in your local area Course safety - never make a kid...


Successful training tips and inspiring race stories with Jeff Short, Ironman certified coach

Previous episode with Jeff - The Healthy Addiction of Running, episode #5 Scheduling in workouts with other family obligations Creative planning If you want it bad enough, you can absolutely make it work Pearland Bicycles Ironman 70.3 Lubbock Jogging stroller Bike trainer for safety Logistics of out of town races Ironman 70.3 World Championship Sylvan Beach Tri Qualifying for the Boston Marathon at The Woodlands Marathon Chevron Houston Marathon 50th Anniversary BCS...


Worlds Largest Kids Tri for athletes of all levels - Typhoon Texas Kids Tri with Tony Sapp

September 18 and September 19, 2021 6-16 years old Website Facebook page All levels of athletes Perfect for first timers to elites First timer clinics and race preps 6 week race prep for next level athletes Free ticket to the water park after the race Shirt Finisher medals - belt buckle Race photos Youth Multisport Financial Assistance Program...


Miles for Mady 5K, running in honor of her daughter with Nikki Bowie

Benefiting The Refuge for SMST in Austin July 31, 2021 8AM - 2PM Walter Hall Park 5K or choose your distance Family friendly All paces Registration and vendor info: Includes shirt and custom medal Rob’s Mini Donuts Kettle Corn of Texas Outriggers Taco Truck Gulu Ice Cream...


15th Annual Chelsey’s 5K Run for Kids benefiting the Snowdrop Foundation with Susan Leining

June 19, 2021 8am Santa Fe High School 5K family friendly Live and silent auction Register today: All events: More information about the Snowdrop Foundation Snowdrop Ultra 55 Hour Race and Relay Bling for Bravery Big Love Cancer Care...


Runcation - Beach to Bay Relay Marathon, Corpus Christi with Doug McBee

45th Beach to Bay Relay Marathon 6 legs to complete the marathon distance Medas and shirts Pizza and beer - adult spring break (typically in May) Finish line across the street from the bay beach October 30, 2021 Most teams are about the fun (all paces) Logistics on transportation Host hotels close to the finish line Facebook page