TTR #7: Diapers, Costumes and Consistency

Jaime Ruiz, 39, is from South Gate, CA and works in El Segundo, CA as a Project Accountantfor a major oil refinery, which is funny because he is an environmentalist who uses his bicycleand public transportation to commute to work daily, including windy, rainy days. After work,Jaime runs along the coast to complete his marathon training before heading home, where helives with his mom, brother and three dogs. Since 2008, Jaime has been running the LA Marathon. He first started training by runn...
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TTR #5: Making Meaningful Connections

  I live in Torrance with my wife Molly and two children, Miles and Hattie. My wife and I have been married for 12 years. Although we settled down after the children were born, we spent a good part of the previous 8 years moving all over the country. Neither of us are native Californians, but are glad that our children are. Both of our children have development delays, and this has affected our hearts and lives immensely. My son, 7, was determined to be on the Autism spectrum when he was in ...
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TTR #4: Road to a Sub 3 Hour Marathon

    In the past few years I have made running a priority. I schedule my runs around work and my weekends around my long runs. Through consistency, I have brought my marathon time down from over 4 hours to 3:31 to 3:15 to 3:09.     What gets me out the door everyday is loving to be outside (I am also a huge hiking enthusiast). My next goal is to run a sub 3 hour marathon. I don't know if I will be able to do it, but I love improvement and pushing my body to see what it can do. Competi...
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TTR #3: Pushing Through Hypothermia

·      College mathematics professor for 20 years, receiving tenure 2 years ago at El Camino College in Torrance CA.  ·      Born and raised in Los Angeles, currently living in Hermosa Beach. ·      Bachelors and Masters degree from Loyola Marymount University. ·      For almost 12 years, I was a “freeway flyer” teaching at 3-4 colleges a semester, just trying to make ends meet. I was FINALLY lucky enough be hired full time as a Professor at El Camino in 2013. ·      During that time, I was ...
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TTR #2: Qualifying for the Olympic Trials

Cheyne Inman is a realtor at REMAX Estate Properties in the South Bay. He is an assistant cross-country coach at West Torrance High School, and also coaches athletes of all levels and ages to personal records through his coaching business. He spent the last 6 years working at Skechers USA Inc. in Manhattan Beach where he managed professional athlete contracts and negotiations, BTB sales, and digital marketing programs before getting in to real estate. Cheyne resides in Torrance, CA with his ...
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Brand New Transformations Through Running Podcast!

I have 4 Incredible interviews already recorded and produced ready to be released. We are SO CLOSE to releasing our new Podcast called Transformations Through Running! Which we're hoping to Launch next week. Thanks to these 4 for the courage the share their stories with us. EVERYONE has a unique and interesting story worth sharing with the running community to teach, learn, and inspire. But these stories aren't just for the running community. They are for anyone looking for a boost of moti...
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