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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!”






How the RRCA empowers the running community with RRCA President George Rehmet

Over 1500 races Including over 150 marathons and ultras President of the Road Runners Clubs of America, RRCA Featured speaker at the HARRA summer banquet Dolphin South End Runners RRCA State Rep 199-2004 RRCA Outstanding RRCA State Rep of the Year 2001 and 2009 RRCA Western Region Director 2015 RRCA VP 2018 RRCA President 2020 and 2022 All about the RRCA Insurance Coaching certification Race director certification Club resources Kids run the nation grants Runner friendly...


Community of running and the Saint Arnold Art Car 5K with Eric Lindberg

On Your Left Marketing and Events Started events in Fort Worth After run beers 13 years ago Sponsorship activation with Rahr and Sons Oktoberfest 5K Saint Arnold Santo de Mayo 5K 2014 Community vs running alone Social runs in between races Flying Saucer and Saint Arnold Supply chain issues Working on new formulas to make it work Started running in 2000 Qualified for Boston 100 miles a month Saint Arnold Art Car 5K April 2, 2023 Creating an awesome race experience Band above...


9 months of 5K movement with Dr Alexia McClerkin

Wanting to do a 5K every month while pregnant While in nursing school Not just about running It’s not just a hobby it’s a movement Hosts 5K Mamas Fun Run to raise funds every Mother’s Day Turned into over 20 races, 10Ks, triathlons, half marathons Benefits of working out during pregnancy Quarterly workshops for overall health Instagram handle 9monthsof5K Run Live a Dive Half Marathon Aramco Half Marathon Princess Half Marathon Niagara Falls Half Marathon Shout out to Snowdrop...


Bringing big city race experiences to smaller cities with William Fermo and Mike Moss 3 Bros Running Co

3 Bros Running Co YouTube Houston Marathon pacing Never say anything negative Found a need for races in the golden triangle area If not who and when First race Orange, Texas May 14th Shannon’s Run 5K/10K Rock concert t-shirt Iram Leon episode What make a great race Supporting local business Using ORARC Signs, Trophies and Engraving “Helping Our Special Needs Clients Help Themselves” for overall awards Beaumont Enterprise article What to have and not have at a race


Oldest running 10K in Texas, Bayou City Classic (and 5K) with Joe and Hope Sellers

Bayou City Classic 10K and 5K Saturday March 5th 10K and 5K distances 45th running of the 10K New - Finishers Medal for 10K and 5K Getting feedback from the runners Served on the Houston Area Road Runners Association (HARRA), Bayou City Road Runners (BCRR) and Houston Striders boards After party Saint Arnold beer Coffee cake, tacos, Dave's Killer bread bars, chips, cookies, crackers, all prepackaged Houston Dynamo kick booth Blues Brothers band Centipede awards Costume...


Ultra fundraising with an ultra relay team with Isaac Fox

Snowdrop Ultra 55 Hour Race and Relay Captained top relay team for miles and fundraising Couch to Half Marathon in 4 weeks To help lose weight Running friends peer pressure Charity miles 300 miles in a month 25 miles Cactus Rose relay team Bandara 50K first ultra Rocky 50 miler Snowdrop Ultra 100 miles solo Focused on fundraising Increase donation if he ran over 100 Increase donation if he ran over 150 Smarter to relay to increase donations Not just a relay team, wanting to be...


Walker to YouTube ultra runner celebrity with Jeremy Fermo

Started 2009 as a walker Founded Golden Triangle Strutters Wanting an all-inclusive running club of all paces Angie’s Half Marathon 2013 started the Goku Runner YouTube channel 360 camera 2020 Chevron Houston Marathon video clip (24:13 cameo appearance) Marathon food TikTok video (2.6 million views) You don’t have to be the typical runner's body or speed to be a runner Anyone can be a runner Now an ultra runner Trail Racing Over Texas Unique swag Co founded a new running...


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...