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The Mile You're In

Sports & Recreation Podcasts

In life we must take things one day at a time, taking baby steps to accomplish our goals. Each day, week, month or year can be considered the mile we're in on our journey. This podcast makes the connection between sports and personal life. Discussing how lessons learned through experiences in each can be applied to the other.

In life we must take things one day at a time, taking baby steps to accomplish our goals. Each day, week, month or year can be considered the mile we're in on our journey. This podcast makes the connection between sports and personal life. Discussing how lessons learned through experiences in each can be applied to the other.

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United States

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In life we must take things one day at a time, taking baby steps to accomplish our goals. Each day, week, month or year can be considered the mile we're in on our journey. This podcast makes the connection between sports and personal life. Discussing how lessons learned through experiences in each can be applied to the other.

Language:

English

Contact:

9542632919


Episodes

Wear Your Dignity

7/13/2022
Returning special guest, University of South Carolina Alumni, National Champion and seven-time All American, Stephanie Davis joins me as we discuss wrapping up her collegiate career and entering the professional world. We also discuss having pride in yourself and who you are. Walking with dignity through the ups and downs. Being bold and having confidence in what you're capable of. Twitter https://twitter.com/SdTrackstarr Instagram https://www.instagram.com/tlc_0799/ If you'd like to...

Duration:01:00:12

Learning From The Past

7/6/2022
Failure is a part of life. It's what we learn from that experience that better prepares us for the future. This episode discusses examples in life and sports where we can look back, evaluate, and plan to come back wiser and more prepared the next time. If you'd like to support the show, you can find out how at: https://www.patreon.com/HeelStriker954 Intro & Outro produced by https://www.fiverr.com/awwyeah Background music: Closer by Jay...

Duration:00:10:22

Leading By Example

6/22/2022
Being a high school coach means caring about more than just how the student-athlete performs in their sport. It means being a parental figure, an older brother/sister, a mentor, someone that leads by example. Special Guest Jasmine Wilks discusses her experiences as a new coach of the Cass Tech High School Track & Field team. Instagram https://www.instagram.com/coachjazz33/ Twitter https://twitter.com/coachjazz33/ If you'd like to support the show, you can find out how at:...

Duration:00:56:53

Running In Fear

6/8/2022
After the attack on runner Ahmaud Arbery last year, I started paying more attention to runner safety. After a lot of research, I discovered how often runners are unfortunately attacked, and not just in the United States, but world wide. No matter the skin color or gender, all runners are potential victims of being attacked on a run. This episode discusses some of the more popular stories as well as some personal experiences. If you'd like to support the show: Click Here Intro & Outro...

Duration:00:14:53

When The Time Is Right

5/18/2022
We spend way too much time waiting for the perfect conditions to do something. We're only delaying ourselves from accomplishing what we want in life. We need to stop making excuses and get to work. I share some real life examples along with words of encouragement to inspire you to start now! If you'd like to support the show: Click Here Intro & Outro produced by: Click Here Background music: Chill Noons by Kronicle: Click Here Support the show

Duration:00:11:07

Running Is BS

5/4/2022
Inspired by the Running Is BS podcast. This is a humorously vent filled episode about the top 5 things that I love to hate about running. Perhaps you can even relate to some of these. You can also enjoy a parody song by Stewart from the Running Is BS podcast. Running Is BS: Click Here If you'd like to support the show: Click Here Intro & Outro produced by: Click Here Background music: Limitless - Trap Instrumental by CFM: Click Here Support the show

Duration:00:19:54

You Can't Kill My Vibe

3/23/2022
Despite parenting 6 kids, working a full time job, and volunteering free time to help the homeless, Jameelah Abdul-Rahim Mujaahid ran the most races in 2021 and kept a smile on her face whether she was first overall or dead freaking last! Listen to her mentality and outlook towards racing every weekend and managing life in between. Instagram https://www.instagram.com/hotlotsofkids/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/jameelah.abdulrahimmujaahid Twitter https://twitter.com/hotlotsofkids If...

Duration:00:55:45

Living Moment To Moment

3/2/2022
When in doubt, go balls out! Vivian Camille reminds us that forward is a pace and you just have to keep moving while making the best of it. Keeping things fun while accepting the lows and using them to continue the grind, one step at a time. Enjoy her positive mentality, lively personality, and hilarious Lil' Jon impersonations! Instagram https://www.instagram.com/vivsvibe/ YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCM5FfAk41FCFIEJbM9ge8A If you'd like to support the show, you can find out...

Duration:01:06:31

Don't Be A Douche

2/12/2022
This episode discusses being considerate when trying to be encouraging. We all have different experiences and journeys. Some days are good, others are bad. We should try to avoid being harmful when we intended to be helpful. What's meant to push someone to continue, may push them to quit. Think before you speak, or maybe don't say anything at all. Whatever you do, just don't be a douche! Intro & Outro produced by https://www.fiverr.com/awwyeah Background music: Chill Noons by...

Duration:00:09:47

What A Dopey Experience

1/19/2022
When most people sign up for a race, it's just the one race. Special guest Brittany Charboneau signed up for all 4 Disney races, entering what's known as the Dopey Challenge. Completing the 5K, 10K, Half Marathon and Full Marathon on 4 consecutive days. To add to that challenging experience, she accomplished something that has never been done before. Listen to Brittany explain all of the details of the preparation, races, and aftermath! Instagram...

Duration:00:48:55

Don't Get Bitter, Get Better

12/15/2021
When we allow our failures to get to us emotionally, we become bitter, sometimes even towards our friends, loved ones, and supporters. Nobody truly enjoys feeling this way but it's a natural emotion that can occur and take time to get over. Some personal running failures and let down in 2021 led me to become bitter and almost enjoy seeing people fail. I was not happy with that mindset and had to re-evaluate myself and my outlook on life. I discuss this and provide some encouragement for...

Duration:00:09:26

Small But Powerful

11/3/2021
Many times, we judge a book by the cover. We tend to think you have to have a certain look to be successful. When you believe in yourself and are proud of who you are, you can truly appreciate the opportunities life presents while moving past any negativity and doubt that stands in your way. Special guest Ashley Brasovan joins me to discuss her experiences competing in two Olympic Trials and at the elite level in ultra running. We also discussed body shaming, her quarantine experience, her...

Duration:00:47:27

Never Would Have Made It

10/20/2021
In life, you have to know when it's okay to walk away, even from something you love. The end of one journey always leads to the beginning of another. Special guest Chanelle Price joins me to discuss her faith in God and how it helped navigate her through her track and field journey. We talked about everything from multiple injuries, Olympic Trial disappointments, her recent decision to retire, getting engaged and her future. We also discussed her special relationship with Sabrina Stanley on...

Duration:01:07:38

Humble & Hungry

10/6/2021
Sometimes on our journey to our goal, we tend to compare our path to others with similar dreams and aspirations. It's important to focus on your game plan, staying humble when succeeding and staying hungry to achieve more. Special guest Sabrina Southerland joins me to discuss her journey going from the collegiate level to the pro's while battling an unexpected injury at the worst time. We also discussed her special relationship with Chanelle Price on and off the track. Facebook...

Duration:00:58:50

Becoming An Olympic Medalist

10/1/2021
If there's one thing in life we must remember, failure and disappointment should not stop us from trying again. We can't allow it to let us give up on our dreams. Things don't always come easy and you should expect the unexpected along the way. Special guest and 2-time Olympic Medalist at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, Kendall Ellis joins me to discuss the roller coaster of events and emotions that took place during her journey from the Olympic Trials to the Mixed Relay Olympic Finals. We also...

Duration:00:53:14

When It Rains, It Pours

9/22/2021
Many times we tend to forget that professional athletes are regular people just like us. For many, going to the Olympics is a lifelong dream. Special guest, Canadian runner Mariah Kelly joins me as she shares her journey to make the Canadian Olympic team. Everything from accusations, relationships, Covid restrictions, Olympic delays and more. Mariah shares some of her darkest moments and the determination to overcome them. Instagram https://www.instagram.com/mariah_kelly1/ Intro & Outro...

Duration:01:27:50

Challenges With Sponsors

9/16/2021
As a professional runner, getting a sponsorship can be a big deal. Whether it's clothing and gear, races and travel, media opportunities or more, every little bit helps. Unfortunately, in a sport that isn't as popular and funded as other professional sports, running provides limited opportunities, making it harder to get selected by brands. Special guest, Olympic Trial competitor Brenna Detra joins me as we discuss the struggles and challenges that come with obtaining sponsorships including...

Duration:00:48:03

Do What's Right For You

9/7/2021
When you accomplish something, you should experience some sort of joy or happiness. It shouldn't feel like relief. You should be able to enjoy what you do and the journey along the way. If you're always feeling pressure, constantly stressed, and not able to appreciate it, is it really worth it anymore? We need to focus more on our mental health and less about what others may think or say. Life is short and because of that, we should make it as fun as possible. It makes no sense to put...

Duration:00:20:47

Don't Fear Failure

8/18/2021
In life and sports we fear failure. Failing in school, careers, relationships, races, etc. This episode discusses how these relate while sharing my recent 100 mile race experience where I was dealt my first DNF (Did Not Finish). An inspirational message to continue chasing your dreams and goals while pushing yourself further. Intro & Outro produced by https://www.fiverr.com/awwyeah Background music: Chill Noons by Kronicle https://soundcloud.com/the-chemist-10/chill-noons

Duration:00:29:13

Cultures Change, Rules Should Too!

7/17/2021
Unless you've been living under a rock, you've noticed that times have changed and so have cultures. In many sports though, rules remain the same. There are discussions that need to be had that can lead to decisions being made. Everything from testing Olympic hopefuls for marijuana, transgender athletes in the Olympics, female athletes being treated differently and much more. Special guest, former University of South Carolina National Champion and six-time All American, Stephanie Davis joins...

Duration:00:50:50