We have a some very special guests for you today and we’re going to talk about Racing Across America, overcoming obstacles, The Speed Project, Running For Charity, Cheetos… and a few other things along the way. So, as we like to say… Let’s get to it! Farrah Carbonell - Insta: @far.rah @24x7movement Laura Barnard - Insta: @muuvbikes www.storiesfromtherun.com
May 20, 2021
We welcome Tara Mardigan who shares some amazing stories of accidentally PR'ing a Half, slipping on a banana during the NYC Marathon, and running the Boston marathon as support for a Stage IV neck and cancer patient. Oh yeah, we talk about nutrition too. There's a lot going on here, kick back and enjoy! Follow Tara on IG: https://www.instagram.com/theplatecoach/ and her running club Bed-Stuy Flyers: https://www.bedstuyflyers.com/ Let's get to it!
May 4, 2021
Mariya started running after having back to back pregnancies and wanting to feel physically stronger. She's come a long way and continues to push herself to run faster, longer and to continue to set an example for her two daughters.
May 18, 2020
Todd Aydelotte is considered a ‘Historical Runner’ where he runs ultra-marathons that follow the paths of historical people. During the quarantine he took on the challenge of running over 1,000 laps in this apartment to help raise money for the Bowery Mission, who are helping people receive food and help, especially in this time of crisis. Please consider supporting the Bowery Mission through Todd’s fundraising page. https://my.bowery.org/BoweryMissionHallwayMarathon
May 11, 2020
I hope everyone is staying healthy and sound. This episode was record at the beginning of February and our guest takes a Buddhist-based approach to cultivate mindfulness through the practice of running - which included falling asleep during an ultra-marathon. You might want to check out his site and his meditations especially during these times to help you focus on what’s important and feel more at ease. We're gonna call this one #luciddreaming #mindfulness.
Apr 13, 2020
In today's episode we have Rita, a 49-year-old from Canada. After a lifetime of struggling with weight, she decided to make a change. This led to her first run, her first 5k and she's not done. Stories From the Start is a new segment on the SFTR Podcast featuring Brittany Lee, who runs the Stories from the Start blog. What you'll hear is Brittany narrating inspiring stories submitted by runners from their starting line.
Apr 6, 2020
This was recorded in February so the timeline of training and races might sound off due to the current state of the world. Also, do NOT listen to any advice during this episode - you’ll hear why soon enough. Our next guest has broken his leg and needed a titanium plate put in after breaking his arm during an obstacle race He’s the bionic man and his story is going to inspire you on how to push through even the most challenging of times. We're gonna call this one #canthurtme #nevergiveup
Mar 30, 2020
Did you know a Half Marathon was 13.1 miles? Our next guest has a great story about signing up for one without knowing that. It’s kinda like one of those 5k marathons non-runners talk about. Also, due to having to deal with diabetes, he makes his own energy fuel, and shares why community is important. We gonna call this one #negativesplits #community.
Mar 25, 2020
What are you passionate about? Today, we have an immigrant, scientist, mother of 3, and an athlete that is doing so many admirable things to empower people to seek fitness and helping to find a voice to fight for a better world through running. Her story is very topical to what’s going on right now regarding healthcare access and the issues she’s had to deal with in her running career and how she inspires people to live life without regrets. We gonna call this one #runningforacause #listentoyour
Mar 17, 2020
Some people sign up for a marathon in another country just to have an excuse to go on vacation, but what about making your vacation a 27-day, 300-mile tour? In today’s episode, we have a man who was so Inspired by Eddie Izzard’s 43 marathons in 52 days around the UK, he put together a self-supported running tour through four different countries. We gonna call this one #forrestgump #chooseyouradventure
Mar 12, 2020