Scotty goes for a long run with someone who has always interested him - Coach Andy Noise. Andy has been running for 30 years, was a speedy marathoner, a triathlete, and is a timed event specialist coming off a win of a 48 hour event. They talk nutrition, coaching philosophy, and music.
Join Samantha Turco in her long run debut with Melissa Pizarro, a Chicagoland woman that gave birth in April 2015 and ran the Potawatomi Trail 200 in April 2016, the first female to finish. They talk about Melissa's history, how she got into running and how she gained inspiration from her daughter, boyfriend, running group and Alfredo Pedro Perro. Melissa was also a guest on Episode 12.
Read her Race Report here:
Join Scotty, Bryon Powell and Meghan Hicks on a long run where they discuss Bryon and Meghan's new book "Where the Road Ends A guide to Trail Running." they also discuss the rather interesting lives Bryon and Meghan live, having left regular full time jobs to make www.irunfar.com a full time sustaining job. they discuss their running history, the history of irunfar the unique challenges their lives and business have. They also discuss the sport of trail and running broadly, the changes to the sport, PED's, Lance Armstrong and much much more. Bryon and Meghan have dedicated their life to the sport of running, and it is very easy to see their passion for it in this interview.
Buy their book here: http://astore.amazon.com/tejumi01-20/detail/1492513288
and visit their website here: www.irunfar.com
Scotty goes for a long run with Samantha Gash to discuss her transformation from attorney to runner. Samantha will run across the entire country of India this summer to raise funds and awareness for eduction. Samantha is an amazing person who has spent her young life changing the world through running and activism. This is one not to miss.
To donate to Samantha's run please visit: http://www.runindia.org.au/donate.php
Tony, Scotty and Sam (Aaron on hiatus) sit down with two great guys from Central Illinois, Eric Skocaj and Paul Wilkerson in an episode that is officially sponsored by @2toms!!! We also Skype with a girl that peed herself three times and hitched a ride with a sheriff after contracting compartment syndrome during a race. Other topics discussed include:
Join Scotty as he sits down with Hardrock legend (11 attempts) Jim Sweat. Jim has been running ultramarathons for THIRTY (30) years. Jim is a testament to persistence. An amazing guy with an amazing story of trying, and trying again!
Join Scotty, Tony, Aaron and (Who the fuck is) Sam Turco as they chat with air force serviceperson and speedster Elissa Ballas. They discuss MadCity100K, the upcoming Comrades Marathon and South Africa trip, marathon training, unleashed dogs and much much more
Join Scotty on a long run with Hardrock legend, and veteran of the ultra running world, Billy Simpson. We talk about his lifetime of running, Hardrock (of course) recovery and, well, life.
Join Scotty, Aaron, Tony and (who the hell is?) Sam for a trip down memory lane with the guy that originally got Scotty into running, Brian Nach! We talk about marathons, abusive bosses, Fleet Feet Chicago, finding love on the trail, 2Toms Sport Shield, and injuries.
They also check in with their old friend Jimmy Dean Freeman about his new podcast, "Do Inspiring Shit!" We can't wait to start listening. Jimmy and Scotty also talk a bit about the upcoming Comrades Marathon in South Africa.
Take a ten mile run with Scotty, Amy, Tony and Aaron along with special guests Shan Riggs and Arosemena. Shan and Loli recently ran across Panama. Shan has also won several ultras, including one while intoxicated.