Wednesday, May 15, 2013 5:04 PM
Eric Orton was Christopher McDougall’s coach while McDougall wrote the huge best seller ‘Born to Run.’ Now Orton has a book of his own called ‘The Cool Impossible’ that is a must read for any rookie or seasoned endurance athlete. Orton is also a great interview.
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Thursday, May 9, 2013 7:43 PM
Jon Dunham is the director of Spirit of the Marathon 2, which will be launching in June. The premiere will be held on June 1st, the night before Rock n Roll San Diego.
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Wednesday, May 1, 2013 5:31 PM
Brenda Martinez is a young woman on a roll. She won the BAA Mile a few weeks back, then followed that up with a track record 1500 at Mt. Sac – 4:04.86 – the following week, and then ran 2:00.6 for her leg of the record setting U.S. team’s 4 x 800 at the Penn Relays. Now healthy and training under the legendary Joe Vigil, the sky is the limit for Brenda.
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Thursday, April 11, 2013 12:21 AM
Nickademus Hollon is 22 years old and just won The Barkley Marathons, where there were only two finishers out of 40 starters. The event starts when the race director lights up a cigarette, the participants are given an hour notice of the official start, you can’t survive without a map and compass, and there is a downhill on an 85% grade.
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Tuesday, April 2, 2013 11:31 PM
Mario Fraioli is a long time runner, writer and coach who came in studio to chat about his awesome new book on Marathon and Half Marathon Training.
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Tuesday, April 2, 2013 11:21 PM
Before Lukas Verzbicas was wheeled into surgery after a horrific bike crash late last summer, his parents were told that there was a good chance he would never walk again. Lukas came in studio to go through his early days of running and triathlon, his accident, his comeback and his plans for 2013 and beyond.
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Friday, March 29, 2013 4:36 PM
Galen Rupp was named our 2012 Endurance LIVE competitor of the year. He came on to chat about meeting his long time coach Alberto Salazar, his training partner Mo Farah, and his Olympic silver medal at 10,000 meters.
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Wednesday, March 27, 2013 4:48 PM
James Sheremeta is a top San Diego based runner and coach. For over ten years he and his wife, Cheryl, have been the head coaches for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training program that is getting runners ready for the Rock N Roll San Diego Marathon and Half Marathon coming up on June 2nd.
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Tuesday, March 19, 2013 4:50 PM
The book is called Ghost Runner and it’s the story of a British long distance runner named John Tarrant who was banned for life from his sport after admitting that he once received the equivalent of $25 for participating in a boxing match as a youngster. The author, noted documentarian Bill Jones, came on with us from England for a fascinating look back at the man and the era.
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Thursday, February 21, 2013 4:55 PM
Three-time Olympian, silver medalist, and running legend Jim Ryun came in studio for an awesome chat.
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Wednesday, January 30, 2013 4:48 PM
Maurice Peoples is the two time U.S. Champion at 400 meters on the track. He shared legendary stories about getting to the 1972 Olympic Trials, the Olympics in Munich, Germany, and running as a rabbit for an 800 meter race in Europe.
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Thursday, January 24, 2013 5:15 PM
Deena Kastor has a bronze medal from the 2004 Athens Olympic Marathon and a 2:19:36 American Record for the distance. On March 17th America’s most decorated female runner will be running a marathon for the first time ever in Southern California when she toes the line at Dodger Stadium for the LA Marathon.
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Thursday, January 24, 2013 5:09 PM
Navy SEAL David Goggins did 4,025 pull ups in 17 hours on Saturday January 19th. He came on to go through the world record and his other amazing accomplishments. The guy is off the charts hilarious.
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Thursday, January 24, 2013 4:56 PM
Julie Weiss is running 52 marathons in 52 weeks to raise money for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. After finishing her 44th at Rock n Roll Arizona, she came on to chat about the journey.
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Monday, January 21, 2013 5:45 PM
Ryan Hall has run a 59:43 for the half marathon and 2:04:58 for the marathon. But after qualifying for his second Olympic Marathon team in January, the rest of his 2012 season was clouded with injuries and he ended up dropping out of the Olympic Marathon about 11 miles in. For 2013 he has a new coach, he’s finally healthy, and he’s about to head off to Kenya to train with the best runners in the world.
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Monday, January 21, 2013 5:42 PM
Michael Arnstein is 36 years old and is a father of three. He completed the Ironman in Hawaii four times with a personal best of 9:38, and has run some of the legendary ultra events like Badwater and the Leadville 100. So how does a guy go from a 2:45 marathon to a 2:28? Michael eats only fruits and vegetables -he is a Fruitarian- and he feels that has made all the difference in the world.
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Monday, January 21, 2013 5:36 PM
E.J. Scott was diagnosed with Choroideremia, an eye disease that has robbed him of all but 15% of his eyesight. He runs marathons with a towel covering his eyes because sunlight is a huge issue for him.
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Thursday, January 10, 2013 5:06 PM
Austin Murphy is a long-time writer for Sports Illustrated, and during his career he has covered everything from the Super Bowl to the Tour de France. He has written numerous books including The Sweet Season, The Happiness of Pursuit, and Unstoppable. During our chat we covered everything from Austin’s thoughts on cycling and Lance Armstrong to his recent Zappos.com Rock ‘N’ Roll Las Vegas Half Marathon adventure.
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Thursday, January 10, 2013 4:33 PM
Jim Knaub started out as a pole vaulter and made it to the Olympic Trials. Then, after getting hit by a car while on his motorcycle and becoming a paraplegic, he re-invented the sport of wheelchair racing and won the Boston Marathon five times and the Los Angeles Marathon three times. In his mind, though, his most important victories came when he was able to motivate others to get back into the game of life after trauma.
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Thursday, January 10, 2013 4:30 PM
Craig Curley won the Columbus Marathon on October 23rd in a time of 2:19:01. But Craig is much more than just a great young runner on the rise. He is from Kinlichee, a small community of 1,000 residents in Arizona, and every time he races, he knows that he is representing all Native Americans and the Navajo Nation.
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