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Run with us as we talk training, racing, and everything in between. Whether you are just starting out, looking to run a half marathon, or want to qualify for Boston, this is the running show for you. Joe and Brian are two regular guys that want to share their experience gained from running a combined 30+ marathons and countless other races.






Episode 19 – The Great Shoe-pisode with Erik from Running Warehouse

This week Erik Dube stopped by the show to discuss shoes. Erik is the lead buyer of footwear for Running Warehouse. This guy knows shoes…from minimalist to max cushioning! He also answers the age-old question – when do I replace my shoes? A little more on Erik - he ran competitively in high school and college, and then moved to the ultra distance. He has completed more than 60 ultras, including 5-sub 24-hour finishes at the Western States 100. Take a listen to hear how many pairs of...

Duration: 00:57:57

Episode 18 – Ryan’s Global Ambition

Today we talk to Ryan Baseman (@ryibas) from Green Bay, WI. Ryan is pursuing the epic feat of running a marathon on all 7 continents. We discuss the hows and whys behind his quest, and how he balanceswork, family and running. Plus, we find out how this software engineer incorporates technology into his training and Read More →

Duration: 00:42:40

Episode 17 – Nate Crushes Boston

Nate Brown (@beastmoderunnin) is back to tell us about his recently completed first Boston Marathon. He details every aspect of the race, including his mental approach and pacing strategy. Tons of great stuff for both Boston veterans and those still dreaming of lining up inHopkinton. Here’s a link to Nate’s written race recap from

Duration: 00:49:10

Episode 16 – WE’RE GOING STREAKING (with Mark Washburne)

Today we are lucky enough to chat with Mark Washburne. Mark has a running streak that is absolutely insane… 25 years without missing a day of running! We learn how it started and what it takes to keep running year after year. He shares practical advice for anyone who wants to start a streak of Read More →

Duration: 00:44:44

Episode 15 – Nate’s Boston Build-up

In this episode we hear Brian’s St. Louis Marathon recap and talk to Nate Brown (@beastmoderunnin) who is training for his first Boston Marathon on April 20th. Learn how Nate made a childhood dream a reality, in less than two years, through determination and hard work. He shares what has worked for him and what Read More →

Duration: 00:42:11

Episode 14 – Karin Goes Couch to 10k to Sprints?!

This week the guys switch gears and bring on a sprinter from North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Karin Femi (@LooseLeafRunner) never ran growing up and suffered from knee pain as an adult. On a whim, she did a 1k fun run and found she like it. So, Karin did what most runners do — she Read More →

Duration: 00:48:04

Episode 13 – Gemma’s 50km Treadmill World Record

In this episode, the guys caught up with London-based ultramarathoner and running coach Gemma Carter (@gems_carter). Gemma recounts setting the 50km Treadmill Guinness World Record; from her training to all the technical requirements she had to follow to make the record official. Gemma details her long-distance running career which started with her first marathon when Read More →

Duration: 00:50:24

Episode 12 – Wes Runs LA

Today we catch up with Wes Lashley (@runwithwes) who just set a personal best at the LA Marathon. Wes discusses his buildup, the course and the record setting heat that hit the 30th running of the LA Marathon. Off the course, Wes promotes various products and races and we talk about those affiliations and his Read More →

Duration: 00:51:49

Episode 11 – What Time Can I Run?

This episode is all about setting your goal finishing time. Selecting a realistic goal is critical to having a successful race. Brian and Joe review the various approaches and tools out there. From the McMillan Running Calculator to Yasso 800s, the guys discuss how to find your number.

Duration: 00:40:38

Episode 10 – Coast to Coast with Jessica Goldman

In this week’s episode, the guys talk to Jessica Goldman. In 2014, Jessica became only the second female to run across the United States solo and self-supported. Along the way Jessica raised more than $27k for charity. Learn what it was like to undertake such a feat and what kept her motivated for the 3,400 Read More →

Duration: 00:50:53

Episode 9 – Bradley on the Run

Tonight we catch up with Bradley Cuzen (@bjcjapan) from Vancouver, British Columbia. Bradley has been a roll lately. In the past year, he set personal bests in 5 race distances. Brian and Joe talk with Bradley about what brought him to the sport, how he stays healthy and where he draws energy for his running. Read More →

Duration: 00:41:43

Episode 8 – Dealing with Injuries

Injuries suck. Unfortunately they happen all too frequently. From changing out your shoes to using the pool for rehab, Joe and Brian what they have learned for preventing and coping with injuries.

Duration: 00:36:06

Episode 7 – Hansons Marathon Method

This week the guys discuss a different way to approach the marathon. The Hanson brothers have coached a ton of marathoners, including a couple of Olympians. For us mortals they have a program called the Hansons Marathon Method. It is probably different than what you have seen before. For example, their plan calls for a Read More →

Duration: 00:37:33

Episode 6 – Plow Through Winter Running

Winter running got you down? This week the guys share ways to beat the winter running blues. They cover the essentials, from keeping motivated to staying safe. The guys even reveal their perfect post-winter run beverages.

Duration: 00:25:28

Episode 5 – Geeking Out with Ray

In this week’s episode, the guys talk to Ray King (@adeyemiking),co-host of the popular “Geeks in Running Shoes” podcast. Ray takes us on his journey from playing volleyball and soccer in high school to completing the Chicago Marathon in 2011. He shares his thoughts on keeping motivated and staying the course.

Duration: 00:37:56

Episode 4 – Brandon Runs Alaska

In December 2009, Brandon Wood (@irunalaska) weighed 290 pounds and decided he needed to make a change. He took his first steps and hasn’t stopped since. Brandon has completed numerous races, including 15 marathons and four 100 milers. Learn what keeps him motivated and how he survives the long winters, training and racing year-round, in Read More →

Duration: 00:46:48

Episode 3 – Miles To Grow

In this week’s episode, the guys talk to Kelly Mitchell, a young runner making a difference one mile at a time. Kelly talks about how she discovered running while in college, then used road races as a way to help others. She discusses starting Miles to Grow, a non-profit that unites runners through virtual races Read More →

Duration: 00:34:20

Episode 2 – Us On Us

This week, Joe and Brian share their stories. Joe talks about his approach to training and how he handles inevitable running injuries. Learn about Brian’s journey from high school football to the marathon.All this and a whole lot more! As promised, here is a link to The World Marathon Majors(Tokyo, London, Boston, Berlin, Chicago, New Read More →

Duration: 00:48:35

Episode 1 – The Pilot

Welcome to our pilot episode! This is just a short one to let you know what we are all about. Come back next week when the real fun begins!

Duration: 00:10:00