Narrative stories exploring focused topics with women marathon and ultramarathon runners from around the world. Each episode features one woman’s story; each series focuses on different topics.
Host, narrator, and runner Cherie Louise Turner takes you into this deeply rewarding and forever challenging endurance sport. The aim: to discover why and how women run these distances and get insight into what running brings to our everyday lives.
Along the way, also learn more about the topic at hand.
Roads to Boston 2021: Why We Marathon, Marija's, Rochelle's, Zarah's, and Jonna's stories
Everyone's reason for running marathons and how they got there is different. In this episode, we learn about what inspired Marija, Zarah, Rochelle, and Jonna to want to go this distance. Every runner's journey to running long distances is different, and these stories make that clear. Listen to inspire your own running goals.
Roads to Boston 2021: Why We Marathon, Patty's & Amanda's Journeys
Everyone's reason for running marathons and how they got there is different. In this episode, we learn about what inspired Amanda Watters and Patty Hung to want to go this distance. And their marathon stories are inextricably linked to the Boston Marathon: Amanda has run 16 consecutive times, and this marathon has been a part of her life since childhood; and Patty has completed Boston an incredible 34 consecutive times. Along the way in these stories, we learn about the course and some of the highlights experienced by runners with such a depth of experience at this history race.
Roads to Boston 2021: How We Started Running
Every marathon journey begins with becoming a runner. Meet the 9 women of this series and learn about how they got started in this sport. These were their first strides toward what's led them to now being on their way to one of the greatest sporting events in the world: the Boston Marathon. We're all headed to one finish line on October 11, but we all started in very different ways. Please join us on the journey
Introducing Roads to Boston 2021: 9 Runners, 1 Finish Line
Introducing Roads to Boston 2021. Join us following the running journeys of 9 women from around the world to the 125th Boston Marathon, which happens October 11, 2021. From their early days lacing up, all the way to the start of one of the most beloved athletic events in the world, we're telling their stories. Listen . . . to energize your own running pursuits.
Megan Flanagan: A Young Runner's Journey through RED-s (relative energy deficiency in sport)
This story follows the journey of runner Megan Flanagan through relative energy deficiency in sport, RED-s, to health and developing a community of awareness and support, Strong Runner Chicks.
BONUS: Hear Her Sports: Dagmara Wozniak, Olympic Saber Fencer
Special bonus introduction to the Hear Her Sports podcast, featuring elite sabre fencer Dagmara Wozniak. Hear Her Sports is hosted by Elizabeth Emery, a former professional cyclist who has a deep interest in increasing the visibility and strengths of women in sports. For five years, Hear Her Sports has been featuring long-form intimate profiles of female athletes and other women in the sports space who are breaking boundaries, speaking up, and living with power and confidence.
Makes Comrades come alive
This podcast makes the Comrades Marathon come alive and reinforces why the race is so iconic. Inspiring women and really solid storytelling and background by Cherie Louise Turner.