Running On Om
Soul Sister Sessions on Gratitude and Injury
This month's Soul Sister Sessions is all about gratitude and the relationship gratitude has with running and life. Abbey and Julia answer a range of listener questions themed around gratitude, sharing their lived experiences and how they both apply gratitude day to day.
Danielle Black Lyons on Healing and Representation in Surfing
Danielle Black Lyons is a surfer, artist, mother and co-founder of Textured Waves, a collective aimed at promoting diversity in surfing. Danielle lives in California with her husband and son and surfs daily. Danielle co-founded Textured Waves with several other women in response to a representation issue in surfing. The goal of Textured Waves is to elevate the culture and sport of women's surfing towards women of color and underrepresented demographics through representation, community, and sisterly camaraderie.
Janet Cherobon-Bawcom on Perseverance and Positivity in Running
Janet Cherobon-Bawcom is a former professional runner now working as a registered nurse and a running coach. She lives and works close to the Grand Canyon in Arizona. Born in Kapsabet Kenya, Janet came to the US on an athletic scholarship, before becoming a decorated professional runner. Janet has run in multiple Olympic Trials (including the most recent US 2020 marathon trials in Atlanta), and represented the US at the 2012 Olympics, placing 12th in the 10000m. She has a half marathon PR of 1:09:55 and a marathon best of 2:29:45, among other impressive running credentials.
Marilyn Okoro on a Champion Mindset in Running and Life
Marilyn Okoro is a British professional middle distance runner, who has competed at the pinnacle of her sport at the Olympics, World Championships, and Commonwealth Games. She has spent time in both the United States and United Kingdom training, and is now living in Northern England as she prepares to make the 2021 Great Britain Olympic team.
Ajeé Wilson on Humility and Enduring in Professional Running
Ajeé Wilson is a professional middle distance runner, running for Adidas and the Juventus Track Club in Philadelphia. She is a 2016 Olympian, 2021 hopeful and a multiple-time American Record holder. Ajeé turned Pro out of high school, foregoing the traditional NCAA path, forging her own way whilst still gaining a college degree. Ajeé’s drive and determination to succeed is prominent throughout this podcast.
Alison Mariella Désir on Changing the Running World
Alison Mariella Désir is a runner, mother, and an activist. She is the founder of Harlem Run, as well as several other running collectives for women. She is a Global Ambassador for Hoka One One, and Athlete Advisor for Oiselle. Alison has a huge presence in the running community, of which she is a powerful advocate for women, both on a grassroots level and on a higher platform with brands and key community leaders.