This week Meagan is keeping her streak alive while Sue makes final preparations for Hamsterwheel. In Meagan’s Book Club, Kilian talks about donning more than 500 race numbers in Above the Clouds. Our Runner Girl of the Week is faster than me at 40, and in Running News, we discuss the results of the Javelina Jundred and look forward to NYC.
This week Meagan and Sue are recovering from the marathon; in Meagan’s Book Club, Kilian acclimates to Everest in Above the Clouds; our Runner Girl of the Week has a spooky night run; we have Listener Feedback about a fractured fibula; and in Running News, a disqualified Boston Marathon winner, plus Courtney Dauwalter wins the grand slam of ultra races.
This week Meagan and Sue wrap up their marathon training and get hyped for Detroit; in Meagan’s Book Club we find out more about Kilian Jornet’s unorthodox childhood and training experiments in Above The Clouds; our Runner Guy of the Week gets first place in his two mile race; we have Listener Feedback about the Twin Cities Marathon; and in Running News, we catch live results from the Chicago Marathon, discuss Chicago’s lack of prize payout in their non-binary category, Keira D’Amato wins the Falmouth Road Race, the 2024 Paris Olympics opens up the marathon to the public, and Kenenisa Bekele sets a masters world record at London.
Fall is here, races are happening, and we’re two weeks out from the Detroit Free Press Marathon! Sue is running again and Meagan is crushing her taper; we’re starting a new book in Meagan’s Book Club; our Runner Girl of the Week gets out for an early morning run with a friend; we’re loaded up with Listener Feedback; plus exciting Running News from the Berlin and London Marathons.
This week Meagan nails her second 20 miler while Sue scales back her running and ups her cross-training; in Meagan’s Book Club, we wrap up Alex Hutchinson’s Endure talking about Belief and the results of the Breaking 2 Project; our Runner Girl of the Week gets a shoutout for her consistency and strength training; and a couple of listeners share some feedback in the Runner Girls Strava club.