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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!”


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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!”






Running saved my life with Amy Lee Creel, Aramco Houston Half Ambassador

From a mile, to a half marathon bucket list, to becoming an with Aramco Houston Half Instagram amyleecreel Aramco Houston Half Ambassador Running saved my life Group runs as a group Northside Running and Tri Island Girl Tri The Giant Fish & Jonah: A Bible story from a unique perspective ​​ What do you have to prove


Running clubs for community, consistency and Boston Qualifying with Louie Zuniga Chevron Houston Marathon Ambassador

Chevron Houston Marathon Ambassador Instagram captlouruns Boston Marathon Balancing a crazy schedule Cross training


From the gym, to the treadmill, to Boston qualifying with Casey Timme Chevron Houston Marathon Ambassador

Chevron Houston Marathon Ambassador Instagram handle caseythemotherrunner From the gym to the treadmill to marathons Father used to run the Tenneco Houston Marathon Project repat Pacing Houston at 3:30 Houston Striders Houston Half Marathon Beast Pacing Trail Racing Over Texas Habanero 50K Brazos Bend 50 miler Galveston Marathon The Woodlands Marathon There is good in every day


Supporting local with the Chevron Houston Marathon Run for a Reason Program

Chevron Houston Marathon Run For a Reason Raised over $35 million to local charities since 1995 Sole Loved The Faris Foundation Houston Area Parkinson Society Mental Health America of Greater Houston


From DNF to winning the Houston Marathon, Boston Marathon, and New York Marathon handcycling with Wendy Larsen

Runner to handcyclist Boston Marathon winner Houston marathon winner Website Instagram As a kid doctors said not to participate in sports Car accident in 2006, 20 leg surgeries Overcoming victim mentality Stubbornness works Work with you body not against it Achilles Houston Team Catapult Qualified for boston Hiring a dietician Hiring a coach Race Across the West Over 900 miles Oceanside, CA to Durango, CO Two person team, injured partner, did it solo 10th anniversary of Athletes with Disabilities program Chevron Houston Marathon Houston


From health challenges to new habits to international running with Jay Perkins Aramco Houston Half Ambassador

Instagram handle j_runs__ Doctor suggested him to change his lifestyle Changing habits Went vegan and now a flexitarian Getting consistent and motivated Healthy and convenient Giving back to the community 2nd year as a Aramco Houston Half Marathon Ambassador Toughest 10K Kemah Convention Center Chevron Houston Marathon events Mexico City Half Marathon Run clubs Yoga


Three marathons in one year with the support of the running community with Sarah Alfaro Chevron Houston Marathon Ambassador

Chevron Houston Marathon Ambassador Instagram handle sarahalfaro New pandemic runner For mental health Aramco Half Marathon defer to running the full Runners High Houston Half Running three marathons in one year Chicago Marathon Effort to make time to exercise Dedication with a support system Berlin Marathon Elevate your running to elevate your life with Sarah Manderscheid Chevron Houston Marathon Ambassador podcast episode Latinas Run Houston Freak Run Club


The fun chase of legacy status with Pattie Pena Chevron Houston Marathon Ambassador

Chevron Houston Marathon Ambassador Instagram handle run_salutation_ Coming up on her 10 year legacy status Finding the pacer 20 years of yoga San Antonio Rock and Roll Marathon The Woodlands Marathon Marine Corps Marathon Latinas Run Houston Ambassador Checking out run clubs Champions Running Association Runners and walkers


Running is the vehicle to the community with Blake Alderfer Chevron Houston Marathon Ambassador

Chevron Houston Marathon Ambassador Instagram Freaks run club Join a running club Team Catapult Scheduling running around other commitments Mental health Feeding your mind on a run with podcasts Crowd support at the race


It’s about the running experience, not just the goal with Rosa Perez Chevron Houston Marathon Ambassador

Instagram handle roro.runs 2024 Chevron Houston Marathon Ambassador 2023 marathon is about the experience, not just the goal Get to the finish line and enjoy the race Inspiring at least one person to start running and have fun Latinas Run Houston Katy Area Running Club Runners High Champions Running Association Scheduling in running a week in advance Inspiration from family members 20 half and 2 full marathons Signing up for a full if shes breaks a 2:30 half Setbacks in running Posting on instagram for help Making friends on social media 2021 virtual Triple Challenge Houston Marathon Setting a 2024 marathon goal Houston Half The Woodlands Half Pearland Half Vintage Park Half Katy Half Aramco Houston Half San Francisco Half What makes the Houston Marathon race weekend special Takeover Tuesday Ask for help Your competition is yourself 2022 Aramco Half Marathon experience Brooks Running


The inclusive fun of run clubs with Hazkhett Zeledon-Pena

Hazkhett on Instagram 5K to a Chevron Houston Marathon in one year Mental health, fun and swag ZFT Run Club Walkers, couch to 5K, to runners, super inclusive No runner left behind Breaking through the walls in running Headphones in running Journey to Houston Run Houston Minute Maid Rodeo Run Making time to run It’s about the support Latinas Run Houston Find yourself a running group Just go for a run, don’t think too hard about it Trail Racing Over Texas The Cowtown Marathon and ultra


It’s about the community not the finish line with Lisa Decker

Previous podcast episode Ultra running mindset with an ultra tribe with Lisa Decker 50K all the way to 100 milers DNF and not quitting Start to finish Enjoy watching finishers Here for fun Snowdrop Ultra 55 hour race and relay Instagram handle ldkr5808 Tiktok account Trail Racing Over Texas Race credits from volunteering Jackalope Jam 6 hours to 100 hours Cold conditions motivate and create a good story Accountability with friends Memorial Park Encouraging all paces Meg Eckert Go out and try something new Barkley Marathons


The empowering journey from 2 miles to a Marathon with Grace Salsa Runner Bayou City Classic Ambassador

grace_salsarunner instagram Bayou City Classic registration Discount code Grace $8 off BCC Instagram page Started running in 2014 Fleet Feet Sugarland thursday night runs 2 miles to a half marathon Half marathon training program Ran in her moms honor Kia Fort Bend USA Fit Half Marathon Aramco Half Marathon Lululemon 10K Pacing don’t leave anyone behind Chicago Marathon Bayou City Classic powered by Lululemon Saucony Star Pizza


Running in memory and the future with Adriauna Davis

Founder of the Harmonie Grace Foundation Black Men Run Walking to release stress and meeting others in the same situation Starting with one mile at a time Harmonie Grace annual 5K Getting from 3 miles to 9 miles No person left behind Scheduling runs around a changing work schedule Latinas Run Houston Lululemon 5K/10K Running community People of Memorial Park London Marathon


Journey from runners to race directors with Jeremy and William Fermo

Previous episodes Walker to YouTube ultra runner celebrity with Jeremy Fermo Bringing big city experience to smaller cities with William Fermo 3 Bros Running Co 3 Bros Running YouTube channel Facebook page Instagram TikTok From runners to race directors All the lead up to race day Surprise expenses Barrides and police expenses Shirts and medals How many runners do you need to break even Bring big city race experiences to small towns Shannon Race 5K and 10K Big Pumpkin Race 5K and Kids K Working on a Half Marathon Economic impact of a race Salina Crossroads Marathon Race consulting American Trail Association Conference Trail Racing Over Texas The Running Event Running USA Chicago Marathon New York City Marathon Carbon plate shoes Sustainability Diversity in racing Younger demographic Facebook, Instagram, TikTok Face behind the brand Video vs static posts Engaging the audience Short form to attract, long form to tell the story Booze Dust How Filipino are you LindenXTwo Coffee 3 Bros shirts and hats for sale


5 things I learned about nutrition while recovering from an Eating Disorder with Rebecca Wied Chevron Houston Marathon Ambassador

Chevron Houston Marathon Ambassador Blog 5 things I learned about nutrition while recovering from an eating disorder 1 Your body can not run on empty 2 Carbs are not to be feared 3 Post run nutrition is essential 4 Hydration is key 5 All foods fit Tipping point to make a change Warning signs Instagram handle Silo District Marathon Chevron Houston Marathon What makes it special 70.3 Ironman Waco Shalane Flanigan Boston Marathon


Elevate your running to elevate your life with Sara Manderscheid Chevron Houston Marathon Ambassador

First ran Aramco Half Marathon in 2020 2nd year as a Chevron Houston Ambassador to promote and have fun Running community Chicago Marathon Marathon weekend fun Corporate job to run coach 2019 quit to find something fulfilling Running camp to give her ideas Certified running coach Love helping people feel confident Seeing their hard work pay off Elevate Your Running podcast Instagram Sara Instagram Working on something that you love Running affects other parts of your life Coaching is for everyone Start with run walking Boston qualifier Ultra runners Requirements Committed Work hard Show up Have fun Don’t set yourself up for failure Meet yourself where you’re at What can you make time for None of us have time Stick with the same schedule Austin Myers partner in podcast Looking for community and training Elevated moments Share a moment or win for the week Can be something that didn’t go well but you learned from it Celebrate your wins Focus on what’s working Momentum building More confidence Common obstacles to overcome We get in our head Lean in to what you know Believe in yourself Benefits of easy running Sara Hall Abbott World Marathon Majors


2 fun races 1 great cause with Kathi Mahon and Hunter Heidtke, Alex's 5K, Autism Speaks

Alex’s 5K and Kids K November 5th McGregor park 12th anniversary Saint Arnold Real food Kids program and 1K Susan Cita super volunteer $180,000 raised Autism Speaks Houston Avondale House Westview School Previous episode Awards Cash for overall winners Age group awards hand painted tiles Register here Autism Speaks Kids K, 5K, 8K November 13th Sugarland Town Center Previous episode Kids activities Local breweries Register here Be as inclusive as possible Be more empathetic Be self reflective about our biases Small acts of kindness Be kind Reward for participating in both races Details coming soon


Social running for inclusivity with Chevron Houston Marathon Ambassador Glenda Newman

Making time to run as a mom Staying motivated over the pandemic Kung Fu Running Club with FFP Running Clubs New runners come on out Latinas Run Lululemon 10K tour El Tiempo meat market for authentic tacos Team Catapult Running without a stroller for personal time Alter Ego Running Nuun Hydration ambassador Houston Marathon Training Kick Off Party 2023 Chevron Houston Marathon takeovers, January 3rd Runner safety tip Wear a light at night Follow Glenda on Instagram Runners of Hou podcast The Running Grind podcast


From 6 months of training to the 6th year running the Houston Marathon with Veronica Goebel

Chevron Houston Marathon ambassador Making time to run around family time Treadmill running Stress reliever Instagram handle vgoebruns 6 month training for Chevron Houston Marathon Starts with 3 miles 6th year running the marathon First marathon memories Takeover tuesday on Instagram Fun along the course Champions Running Association Houston Harriers Burnout Hiring a coach Run in numbers for safety Private on Strava Aftershokz