TTR #42: Dean Kroetsch Boston Marathon Experience

Dean Kroetsch is in his Mid-fifties, happily married father of four, grandfather of one J. Active all my life in recreational sports but I don’t really consider myself an “athlete”. I do take pride in being in it for “the long run”; married to the same beautiful woman for 32 years. I’ve worked for the same company and career for over 36 years. And I run long distance races fundraising for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada through Team In Training.​​​I ran some cross country when I...
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TTR #41: Kathrine Switzer Marathon Woman

Kathrine Switzer has long been one of running’s most iconic figures. But when she was inducted into the U.S.A. National Women’s Hall of Fame, it was not just for breaking barriers being the first female to finish the Boston Marathon, or last woman to win the NYC Marathon, but also for creating positive global social change. Because of her, millions of women are now empowered by the simple act of running.
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TTR #33: Blaine Penny on Mitochondrial Disease

Blaine’s connection to MitoCanada was a result of his son Evan who tragically went from being a perfectly normal 4-year-old kid (8 years ago) to a spastic quadriplegic overnight (who could not longer walk, talk or eat) as a result of mitochondrial disease. Blaine has poured his spare time over the past 7 years into helping raise awareness, provide support and raise funds for mitochondrial disease. Blaine Penny is a passionate family man, Engineer, endurance athlete and volunteer....
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TTR #28: Release Lower Back Pain with Eldoa

Ben Hubers is a personal trainer specializing in spinal health. After a successful track & field career at Indiana University, he trained as a professional distance runner, specializing in the 3k and 5k distances. After posting personal bests in the spring of 2013, his training was disrupted by nagging pain that never seemed to get better. He grew accustomed to chronic pain which limited his training and took a toll on his mindset. After expensive MRIs and two painful, ultimately in...
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TTR #27: Corona Virus and Running

It's a challenging time for many runners. With running groups being canceled, races and organized runs all be postponed for the foreseeable future, what do runners run for? How do they stay motivated and what's to come? In this show I offer some tips and suggestions on what we can do. How we can stay on track. Seeing goals, working together, being part of the solution instead of part of the problem.
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TTR #26: From Collegiate Basketball to Marathon Runner

From Collegiate Basketball to Marathon Runner
Jacob and his family have a farm that grows cranberries, tart cherries, highbush blueberries, raspberries and black currants in beautiful Point Prim, Prince Edward Island. They also own and operate a tile drainage company that installs agricultural land drainage in New Brunswick and in PEI, and Jacob works with his father on both operations. As a former basketball player, he had an invitation-only tryout for Team Canada's National Cadet squad with two future #1 overall NBA draft picks in th...
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TTR #25: Marathon Goddess Running for Pancreatic Cancer

Marathon Goddess Running for Pancreatic Cancer
Julie Weiss, of Santa Monica, CA., ran 52 marathons in 52 weeks in 2013. In the process, she ran 1,362.4 miles, and to date has raised over $640,000 in the fight against pancreatic cancer through her website Marathongoddess.com. Julie generated considerable pancreatic cancer awareness through high profile media attention on CNN, The TODAY Show, the Los Angeles Times. O Magazine and many other outlets.  She is also one of seven featured runners in the inspiring documentary Spirit of the ...
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TTR # 24: 3 Steps to Your Best Race Ever

Steps to Your Best Race Ever
Dr. Steve Smith is an orthopedic chiropractor with more than 40 years of experience and an extensive education in chiropractic care. He has had great success helping clients with a diverse range health issues including running injuries, headaches, work related injuries, and motor vehicle accidents. He is able to treat and prevent neck, back and spine injury as well as leg and ankle injury. As an avid runner, Dr. Smith specializes in injury prevention for runners and takes his knowle...
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TTR #22: Injury Prevention & Recovery with Clinical Massage Therapist

Injury Prevention & Recovery with Clinical Message Therapist
My name is Wendy Keller, I’m a wellness coach and clinical massage therapist-during the week I work at a Chiropractor office in Hermosa; weekends is at my private practice in Manhattan Beach. I was a soccer player my entire youth, indoor and outdoor, until 18 when my family relocated from the Chicago burbs to Las Vegas. Vegas didn’t have any female or mixed leagues in those ancient days so I stuck to running outside and that’s when I got into hiking, cycling and yoga. Years la...
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TTR #21: Road to Antartica

Road to Antartica
Mark Minichiello, is the Head Coach and Program Administrator for the LA Road Runners since 2017, the official training program of the Los Angeles Marathon. Mark is a Boston marathon qualifier, New York marathon qualifier and Abbott World Marathon Majors Six Star finisher. Mark has completed over twenty-five marathons on four continents. Coaching History & PhilosophyMark is a USA Track and Field certified coach and both a certified RRCA Certified Level 1 Coach and a RRCA Certi...
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