Marathon Running Podcast

Marathon Running Podcast

Are you a runner looking for a new source of inspiration and motivation? Our weekly podcast brings experts in the running community straight to you, covering everything from training and nutrition to race recaps and reviews, and even mental training. We're more than just a podcast - we're a community. Our Facebook group, SpeedStriders, is a place for runners to connect, share their stories, and support each other on their running journeys. Our goal is to motivate and inspire runners of all levels, and to build a strong and supportive community of like-minded individuals. Join us!

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196. (Full Episode) Insights from a Running Coach, James McKirdy
February 19, 2024x
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00:53:3649.08 MB

196. (Full Episode) Insights from a Running Coach, James McKirdy

Free UCAN sample pack: UCAN.co/mrpUse code MRP for 20% off! In this episode, we sit down with James McKirdy, the founder of McKirdy Trained, to delve into various aspects of running. We start by exploring his coaching business, discussing the intricacies of training and how to improve speed. James e...

195. How to Make your Loved Ones Love Running
February 12, 2024x
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00:33:3530.75 MB

195. How to Make your Loved Ones Love Running

In this episode of the Marathon Running Podcast, we unlock the secrets to igniting a passion for running in your loved ones. Have you ever witnessed that longing glance at neglected running shoes, tinged with hesitation? Fear not! We've crafted a foolproof guide to transforming that flicker of ...

BONUS - 2024 U.S. Olympic Trials Race Recap
February 05, 202400:20:4419 MB

BONUS - 2024 U.S. Olympic Trials Race Recap

In this bonus episode of the Marathon Running Podcast, we bring you an exhilarating race recap of the 2024 U.S. Olympic Trial Marathon that unfolded on February 3, 2024. Tune in to hear about the remarkable performance led by Zach Panning, who blazed through the first six miles at an impressive 4:4...

194. Energy Metabolism Unveiled
February 05, 2024x
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00:47:3643.59 MB

194. Energy Metabolism Unveiled

In this week's episode of the Marathon Running Podcast, we delve into the intricacies of Energy Metabolism with Dr. Patrick Davitt, PhD, shedding light on crucial aspects that impact every runner's performance. We start by exploring the fundamental definition of Energy Metabolism and the ro...

193. The Power of the 3-Week Build, 1-Week Recover
January 31, 2024x
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00:38:3035.26 MB

193. The Power of the 3-Week Build, 1-Week Recover

Free UCAN sample pack: UCAN.co/mrp Use code MRP for 20% off! In this episode, we explore the effectiveness of the 3-week build and 1-week recover cycle in marathon training. *Understanding Periodization:* Chris demystifies periodization's role in structuring marathon training plans, ensuring ...

192. Marathon Training on a Treadmill
January 22, 2024x
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00:46:2142.44 MB

192. Marathon Training on a Treadmill

On this episode of the Marathon Running Podcast, we address a common query not only from first-time marathoners but seasoned runners as well: Can you effectively train for a marathon entirely on the treadmill? As spring marathons approach, we explore the nuances of treadmill training and its releva...

191. Run slow to run fast, the 80/20 method with Matt Fitzgerald
January 15, 2024x
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00:33:5231.02 MB

191. Run slow to run fast, the 80/20 method with Matt Fitzgerald

Curious about the magic behind the 80/20 running principle? Join us in the latest Marathon Running Podcast episode featuring Matt Fitzgerald, the renowned endurance sports journalist and bestselling author. 🌟 Key Questions Answered: Understanding the Basics: Matt explains the fundamental princ...

190. How to qualify for the Boston Marathon BQ
January 08, 2024x
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00:49:4645.56 MB

190. How to qualify for the Boston Marathon BQ

In this episode of the Marathon Running Podcast, we tackle the ultimate question that looms for many runners in their careers: How can I qualify for the Boston Marathon? Coach Chris Knighton joins us as we dissect this topic, exploring aspects like the importance of accountability through publicly ...

189. Mile Mastery is Marathon Excellence
January 01, 2024x
189
00:32:5230.09 MB

189. Mile Mastery is Marathon Excellence

In this episode of the Marathon Running Podcast, we explore a groundbreaking concept that could reshape your marathon training strategy. We discuss the idea of incorporating speed training specifically designed for marathoners, with a particular emphasis on the mile distance.   Our guest Chris ...

188. The Power of Nutrition
December 25, 2023x
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00:31:0728.49 MB

188. The Power of Nutrition

In this illuminating episode, we venture beyond conventional dietary discussions and delve into the dynamic world of nutrition with Meghan Featherstun, an esteemed expert from Featherstone Nutrition. Key Topics we touched on: Nutrition's role in enhancing running performance, Pre-Run Snacks t...

187. Nonbinary Running 🏳️‍🌈
December 18, 2023x
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00:38:4035.41 MB

187. Nonbinary Running 🏳️‍🌈

🏳️‍🌈 In this Marathon Running Podcast episode, we sit down with Cal Calamia, a transmasculine runner and advocate, to explore the fascinating world of nonbinary running. Cal provides a straightforward overview of LGBTQ+ concepts, touching on definitions of terms like transgender and nonbinary. ...

186. OTQ! Chasing dreams with Sofie Schunk and Mary Denholm
December 11, 2023x
186
00:58:3253.6 MB

186. OTQ! Chasing dreams with Sofie Schunk and Mary Denholm

In this compelling episode of The Marathon Running Podcast, we have the privilege of exploring the remarkable journeys of Mary Denholme and Sofie Schunk, both Olympic trials qualifiers at CIM where they both came in at 2:36!. They are 2 of the 173 fastest marathoners in the country!   Our engag...

185. Prehab to Avoid Rehab
December 04, 2023x
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00:35:2932.5 MB

185. Prehab to Avoid Rehab

In this episode of the Marathon Running Podcast, we have the pleasure of hosting Brodie Sharpe, a physiotherapist, as our special guest. Together, we explore key strategies for injury prevention and performance improvement without delving into specifics. The discussion introduces the concept of &qu...

184. Marathon Recovery, In-Between Strategies, and Rebuilding for a Fresh Cycle
November 27, 2023x
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00:28:5726.51 MB

184. Marathon Recovery, In-Between Strategies, and Rebuilding for a Fresh Cycle

In this episode of the Marathon Running Podcast, Coach Chris Knighton discusses key aspects of marathon recovery, including optimal rest duration and post-marathon nutrition. He touches on rebuilding mileage with a gradual approach, incorporating strength training and adjusting workout intensity. T...

183. 2023 Holiday Gift Guide for Runners
November 20, 2023x
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00:49:4145.49 MB

183. 2023 Holiday Gift Guide for Runners

2023 Holiday Gift Guide for Runners   sponsored by RunSwag - https://www.runswag.com/ 1. Your Training Partner/Best Running Friend - No Budget • Weighted Blanket: Improve sleep and recovery with a Gravity Blanket. Check it out here . • Compression Boots: Enhance recovery with TheraBody...

182. 2023 NYC Marathon Race Recap and an Interview with the Chief Medical Director, Dr. Calvin Sun, MD
November 13, 2023x
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00:56:4251.93 MB

182. 2023 NYC Marathon Race Recap and an Interview with the Chief Medical Director, Dr. Calvin Sun, MD

In this episode of the Marathon Running Podcast, we delve into the vibrant world of the NYC Marathon, breaking down the experience into three distinct parts: A race recap, an interview with the Chief Medical Director of the NYRR, Dr. Calvin Sun, MD, and what we would have changed/kept if given the ...

181. Marathon Running for Charities
November 06, 2023x
179
00:48:1944.24 MB

181. Marathon Running for Charities

In this episode of the Marathon Running Podcast, we have the pleasure of chatting with Hillary Burgess, known on Instagram as @running_up_that_hillary, an enthusiastic and committed runner. Hillary's recent achievement is truly remarkable; within just a little over a month of signing up to run ...

180. New York City Marathon - hacks and tips
October 30, 2023x
180
01:11:1465.23 MB

180. New York City Marathon - hacks and tips

In this episode of the Marathon Running Podcast, we're thrilled to bring you a comprehensive preview of the New York City Marathon, one of the most iconic races in the world. We'll cover a range of topics to ensure you're fully prepared and informed about this exciting event. HISTORY ...

179. Doping in Marathons
October 23, 2023x
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00:29:0026.56 MB

179. Doping in Marathons

In our latest episode of the Marathon Running Podcast, we delve deep into the intricate and pressing issue of doping within the realm of marathons, with the invaluable assistance of our distinguished guest, Dr. Laura Lewis, the Director of Science at the USADA (United States Anti-Doping Agency). ...

178. 2023 Chicago Marathon Race Recap
October 16, 2023x
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00:37:3934.47 MB

178. 2023 Chicago Marathon Race Recap

In this episode of the Marathon Running Podcast, we take you on a thrilling journey as we share our own experiences and insights from the 2023 Chicago Marathon. From the moment we stepped into the bustling Expo, the energy was palpable, and we couldn't wait to collect our race bibs, explore the...