This week Meagan celebrates the upcoming time change and Sue recovers from illness. In Meagan’s Book Club, we begin reading “Good for a Girl: A Woman Running in a Man’s World” by Lauren Fleshman. Our Runner Girl of the Week gets her run done amid distractions. And in Running News, we discuss Femke Bol’s amazing world record on the track, results from the Tokyo Marathon, and the ongoing NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championship.
Season 12, Episode 8: Almost Time Change TimePodcast
This week Meagan and Sue both struggle with different challenges in winter running. In Meagan’s Book Club, we wrap up Peter Sagal’s The Incomplete Book of Running. Our Runner Girl of the Week is cursing about vegetables for some reason. We also have Listener Feedback, and Running News about another 100 mile world record, results from TransGranCanaria and the River Gate Run, plus TikTok’s #rununtil challenge!
Season 12, Episode 7: Breaking Up with New BalancePodcast
This week Sue completes her first week of training for Riverlands and Meagan falls on ice. In Meagan’s Book Club, Peter Sagal bandits a race in The Incomplete Book of Running. Our Runner Girl of the Week leaves the US to run in Europe. And in Running News, Strava’s CEO is leaving the company, but Strava once again assures us that they are doing great!
Season 12, Episode 6: Garmin, You Do YouPodcast
This week Meagan and Sue both run ten milers; in Meagan’s Book Club, Peter Sagal breaks his back then runs another marathon in The Incomplete Book of Running; our Runner Girl of the Week smashes her 10k goal; and in Running News, a man runs seven marathons on seven continents in seven days and wins them all.
Season 12, Episode 5: Very MansplainyPodcast
This week Sue and Meagan hit the February Freeze! Our Runner Girl of the Week does speed work on the treadmill and contemplates training for something. In Meagan’s Book Club, Peter Sagal shares his firsthand account of the 2013 Boston bombings in The Incomplete Book of Running. And in Running News, the London Marathon elite field is announced and it is stacked!