Liz chats with real life friend, Aubrey Sloan. Aubrey is 22 years old and just recently graduated from college. Despite being sidelined with injury for the past month, Aubrey just finished her second half marathon. Liz and Aubrey discuss how she got into running and they also chat about their experience at the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon half marathon this past weekend.
This episode's guest is Jenni Carlson, a sports reporter and columnist for The Oklahoman and Newsok.com Liz and Jenni talk about her job as a busy sports reporter and how Jenni became a runner.
Liz chats with Tom Gibson, a fellow okie and marathon runner. Tom is a marathon maniac and self-described "running late bloomer." They chat about marathon maniacs, running with pacers, chatting with others during races, training plans, and trail running.
Liz is joined by Kit Mowdy of the Mowdy Ranch Mustang Trail Run. The Mowdy Ranch Mustang Run is June 11, 2016 near Coalgate, Oklahoma. This race is held on the stunning grounds of a wild mustang horse ecosanctuary. This year, runners can chose from distances from 5k all the way up to 50k. Kit talks about how and why they started the race and the planning and preparation that goes into this trail run. Liz also shares a little about her experience at the run last year.
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Laura Norris is a Seattle based RRCA running coach and blogger. Laura shares how she became a runner and what made her pursue a career as a running coach. Liz and Laura chat about why hiring a running coach is beneficial and Laura talks about the most common obstacle her runners face in their training. Also, find out what distance of race is the most common for runners to seek out Laura's expertise.
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