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The Run Wave podcast features in-person weekly interviews with a variety of runners, about topics that affect the run community. We'll have lots of laughs, address the topics the we only talk about in our group texts, you'll maybe hear a few bad words here and there, but this will be an overall positive and welcoming environment for all things running! Follow this wave that we ❤️ called running!

The Run Wave podcast features in-person weekly interviews with a variety of runners, about topics that affect the run community. We'll have lots of laughs, address the topics the we only talk about in our group texts, you'll maybe hear a few bad words here and there, but this will be an overall positive and welcoming environment for all things running! Follow this wave that we ❤️ called running!

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United States

Description:

The Run Wave podcast features in-person weekly interviews with a variety of runners, about topics that affect the run community. We'll have lots of laughs, address the topics the we only talk about in our group texts, you'll maybe hear a few bad words here and there, but this will be an overall positive and welcoming environment for all things running! Follow this wave that we ❤️ called running!

Twitter:

@therunwave

Language:

English


Episodes

NYC Marathon's New Race Director, & The Shameful IRONMAN Group

2/24/2021
In this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, we're talking the brand new race director of the New York City Marathon, Ted Metellus, who just so happens to be a black man. The new Ted Corbitt Loop in Central Park, NYRR Virtual Black History Month racing, & The Ironman Group is still not issuing refunds for permanently cancel races. Links Mentioned: NYRR Press Release: https://www.nyrr.org/run/photos-and-stories/2021/ted-metellus?sf243186588=1 NYRR Black History Month Virtual 5k:...

Duration:00:23:03

Michael DreamChaser Smith | Extraordinary Athletes Doing Extraordinary Things

2/17/2021
In honor of Black History month, we are highlighting extraordinary athletes doing extraordinary things. In this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, Kim chats with Michael DreamChaser Smith, Army World Class Athlete, Para-triathlete, 2-Time Ironman, & 4-Time Ironman 70.3 Finisher. Michael tells the harrowing story about how he became an arm amputee, while fighting to maintain his active duty status in the army. He talks about his transition into the sport of triathlon, his non-profit...

Duration:01:27:02

Soj Jibowu of Varlo Apparel | Extraordinary Athletes Doing Extraordinary Things

2/10/2021
In honor of Black History month, we are highlighting extraordinary athletes doing extraordinary things. In this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, Kim chats with Soj Jibowu, Founder of Varlo Apparel, a cycling and triathlon apparel brand. VARLO's mission is simple: "To provide the best products by never sacrificing quality and executing upon innovation. We seek to inspire the spirit and empower the will of every athlete to shatter goals and create a new reality of what is achievable." Learn...

Duration:00:46:43

Run Crews featuring We Run 313

2/3/2021
In this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, we're concluding the Run Crew Series with Detroit based run crew, We Run 313. A fairly new run crew, they are making their mark on the city of Detroit from being awarded with the Spirit of Detroit honors, to being recognizing by the state of Michigan. Get to know the founders Lance and Joe, and the mission of We Run 313. Connect with We Run 313: http://werun313.com http://instagram.com/werun313 Lance: http://instagram.com/__LWoods Joe:...

Duration:00:38:48

Run Crews featuring R.I.O.T. Squad Running

1/27/2021
In this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, continuing the Run Crew Series with Baltimore based run crew, R.I.O.T. Squad Running. The acronym for this Maryland squad founded in 2015 stands for Running Is Our Therapy. Kim chats with founder Rob, who is an army vet, and Alison, crew leader and coach. Rob and Alison give the deets on the Baltimore running scene, places to eat, where to run, where to stay, and so much more. Connect with R.I.O.T. Squad...

Duration:00:34:25

Run Crews featuring More Than Runnin 🇬🇧

1/20/2021
In this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, we are headed across the pound to chat with Eric, Brian, and Safari of Morning Than Runnin. They are a London based run crew, who uses their outgoing personalties to encourage more people to get into the sport of running. Connect with More Than Running: https://www.instagram.com/morethanrunnin https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7gIqVtKbFqDG8ADSY6Q-xw Eric: https://www.instagram.com/runlikekunte Brian: http://instagram.com/killab001 Tafari:...

Duration:00:39:09

Run Crews featuring F.E.A.R. MKE

1/13/2021
In this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, we are kicking off our Run Crew series. First up is Milwaukee's own F.E.A.R. MKE. Forget Everything And Run, F.E.A.R. MKE was established in 2015, & their mission is to encourage more African American young professionals to run. I chat with Tenia, the Director of Health & Wellness for Social X MKE and Karlie, one of the crews captains. We delve into the mission of the crew, community initiatives, their feature in Runner's World Magazine, and more. I...

Duration:00:39:57

Lets Talk: The Best of 2020, a Run Wave Recap

12/30/2020
In this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, Kim is recapping 2020's best moments on the show including giving a follow up on guests that were featured this year, an update on the Ahmaud Arbery case, NYRR, Atlanta Track Club, Mid Strike Magazine, and more! Connect with The Run Wave: http://therunwave.com http://instagram.com/therunwave http://facebook.com/therunwave http://twitter.com/therunwave Connect with...

Duration:00:32:12

🚨Giveaway Alert🚨 Ends Jan 1, 2021

12/29/2020
To enter visit this post on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/CJWfbOOnAXn/ To celebrate 2021, I am giving away some Run Wave merch: a Ride this Wave Tee, and a pair of my favorite brand of shades to run in from @knockaround ⁣ ⁣ To enter: *Follow @therunwave *Like this post ⁣https://www.instagram.com/p/CJWfbOOnAXn/ *Tag 2 friends in the comments⁣ *Follow the link in @therunwave bio to compete the additional entries, or visit http://therunwave.com/giveaway ⁣ 𝘽𝙤𝙣𝙪𝙨: 𝙍𝙖𝙩𝙚...

Duration:00:00:53

Lets Talk: The RRCA Organization & Coaching Certification Program featuring President of the Board George Rehmet & Randy Accetta

12/23/2020
In this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, Kim is chatting with President of the Board of the RRCA, George Rehmet, and Randy Accetta, Director of Coaching Education. We delve into the RRCA organization as a whole, and their wildly popular coaching certification program. George also tells us about some of the steps that the RRCA is taking to diversify it's programming and organization as a whole. Randy gives us knowledge on RRCA's coaching program including, who can become a coach, & what it...

Duration:00:46:08

Lets Talk: Changes at NYRR & Setting Records featuring Corey Joyner

12/8/2020
In this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, Kim is talking the ousting of NYRR CEO Michael Capiraso, and how @rebuildnyrr's impact on change within this organization. Also, Florida native, Corey Joyner talks running the Space Coast Marathon in person, and how he shaved 1hr off of his time to set a new marathon personal best. Mentions: NYRR press release: https://www.nyrr.org/media-center/press-release/20201130_NYRRCEO Rebuild NYRR: http://instagram.com/rebuildnyrr Connect with...

Duration:00:44:03

Lets Talk: Run, Race, Vote featuring Michael Martinez

11/3/2020
In this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, Kim is talking NYC Marathon 26.2 racers, another in person road race, this time from the Atlanta Track Club. Michael Martinez joins in with his race recap. Last but not least, vote like your life depends on it! Connect with The Run Wave: http://therunwave.com http://instagram.com/therunwave http://facebook.com/therunwave http://twitter.com/therunwave Connect with...

Duration:00:46:55

Lets Talk: Top 10 Race Picks & Why You Should Do Them

10/23/2020
In this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, Kim lets you in on her top 10 Races that you should run once racing resumes, and why you should run them. She is giving you insights on the races, visiting tips, and the good and bad of each race. Races Mentioned: 1. Gasparilla Distance Classic 2. St. Judes Memphis Marathon Weekend Blog Post: https://str8kim.com/memphis-vlog-st-jude-marathon-weekend/ 3. Detroit Free Press Half Marathon Blog Post: https://str8kim.com/detroitfreep/ 4....

Duration:00:44:16

Lets Talk: Rock N Roll, Ironman, AND Why It's Time To Stop Supporting Them

10/13/2020
In this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, Kim talks the Rock N Roll & Ironman organizations. Their complete disregard of runners who have supported them over the years. The corporations who have purchased them over the years for big bucks, the steady decline in the production of their events, and why we need to stop supporting big businesses who do not care about runners. Blog post about this episode: http://therunwave.com/episode24 Connect with The Run...

Duration:00:35:26

Lets Talk: Boston Marathon, Runners Doing Good, & Rebuild NYRR

9/16/2020
In this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, Kim talks Boston Marathon virtual race finishers, runners doing good, is there a lack of Inclusion and Diversity in the NY running community, and does NYRR need rebuilding? Show Mentions: Mid Strike Magazine http://midstrikemagazine.com Save $10 on Route 66 Marathon with link: http://haku.ly/506362f3 Or use code 2020STR8KIM for $10 off Philip King’s Episode: http://therunwave.com/episode13 DM Philip on IG to donate shoes...

Duration:00:26:00

Lets Talk: Unique Workouts, Nutrition, & Runners Safety featuring TreadChic

9/8/2020
In this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, Kim talks with Ludgina, founder of TreadChic who specializes in HIIT treadmill workouts. Ludgina gives us workout, treadmill, and safety tips to implement while running. Blog Post about this episode: http://theruwave.com/episode22 Connect with Ludgina: http://instagram.com/treadchic http://youtube.com/treadchic Connect with The Run...

Duration:00:38:26

Lets Talk: Peachtree Road Race Follow Up with Jay Holder & Rich Kenah of Atlanta Track Club

9/1/2020
In this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, Kim talks with Jay Holder, Director of Marketing, and Rich Kenah, Executive Director of Atlanta Track Club. We get into the decision making process behind the lottery for The 2020 Peachtree Road Race, amidst an ongoing pandemic. Why refunds were offered initially, and not when the race turned virtual. We also get into salaries, and how the ATC has had to make adjustments, and future adjustments to staff. Blog Post about this episode:...

Duration:00:39:00

Lets Talk: Virtual Race Debacles, Spotlight on Atlanta Track Club

8/25/2020
In this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, Kim talks about the Peachtree Road Race put on by the Atlanta Track Club. First a date change with a refund option, then the race turns virtual with no option for a refund. Whats the deal Atlanta Track Club? Atlanta Track Club tax source mentioned on the show: https://projects.propublica.org/nonprofits/organizations/581367422 Blog Post about this episode: http://theruwave.com/episode20 Connect with The Run...

Duration:00:35:57

Lets Talk: An Epic 1000 Day Run Streak, Entrepreneurship, & Positive Run Vibes featuring Liv

8/18/2020
In this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, Kim talks with run streaker, entrepreneur, & afrobeats instructor, Olivia. Liv is currently on a 1000 day run streak, and she is about to hit her 1000 days on August 18, 2020. We chat about what has kept her motivated to complete such a long run streak, her different business ventures including Afrikinky, being an Afrobeats & Zumba instructor, and her drive to start a Black Girls Run! chapter in Albany, New York. Blog Post about this episode:...

Duration:00:25:44

Lets Talk: Runner’s Working the Frontlines During Covid-19

8/10/2020
In this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, Kim talks with 3 medical professionals, from 3 different states, who give their perspective on working the front lines during Covid-19. Tangie, a Registered Nurse in Atlanta, Georgia who works with expectant mothers that have Covid-19. Nedu, a Nurse from Queens, New York who works with pediatric & geriatric patients. Brenda, a Registered Nurse from Dallas, Texas who works with veterans. These 3 Nurses/Runner's all have a unique story to tell about...

Duration:00:53:29