Podcast by HOKA NAZ Elite
Episode 46: Talking with Alice Wright
HOKA NAZ Elite's Alice Wright catches us up on the injuries and illnesses that caused her to miss two years of racing, how she came back from all of it to finish second at the 2022 Houston Marathon, and how her preparation is going in advance of this summer's European Championships.
Episode 45: Talking with HOKA Festival of Miles Meet Director Tim Cornell
HOKA NAZ Elite’s Ben Rosario talks with HOKA Festival of Miles Meet Director Tim Cornell about the history of FOM and what to expect from the 2022 edition. Tim discusses top athletes to look out for including high school superstars Natalie Cook and Gary Martin.
Episode 44: Coming Back from Injury with Tyler Day
Ben Rosario talks with Tyler Day about what led to his Haglund's Deformity surgery in September of 2021, what the surgery entailed, how he's doing now, and what he's looking forward to the rest of this year.
Alan Culpepper Press Conference
Listen to the full press conference announcing two-time Olympian Alan Culpepper as the new Head Coach of HOKA NAZ Elite. NAZ Elite Executive Director, Ben Rosario, and HOKA Global Director of Sports Marketing, Mike McManus, spoke to reporters on Thursday, May 19, 2022 about the transition and about the future of the Team.
Episode 43 - Boston 2 Big Sur
HOKA NAZ Elite Coaches Ben Rosario and Ben Bruce talk about Ben B's decision to run the 2022 Boston Marathon, and the Big Sur Marathon six days later! "The Bens" discuss how to prepare for both races, the importance of downhill preparation, recovery between events, and much more. They also talk about Ben's wife, Stephanie, and how she's approaching her final year as a pro runner. Show notes:
(1:00) NAZ + Big Sur Partnership
(2:00) Ben B explains the Boston 2 Big Sur Challenge
(5:23) Ben B's goals for his Boston 2 Big Sur
(6:30) Ben B's advice for fellow Boston 2 Big Sur Participants
(8:25) Recovery between Boston and Big Sur
(10:48) Big Sur course description and advice
(18:15) Stephanie Bruce's Boston Prep
(20:25) The Bruce family's future plans
(24:50) Boston Marathon Talk
Episode 42 - Introducing Katie Wasserman
HOKA NAZ Elite added NCAA Outdoor 5,000 runner-up Katie Wasserman to its roster in October of 2021. Katie joins Coach Ben Rosario for an intro podcast where she reveals that she didn't even run cross country in high school, she never ran a 5,000 on the track until grad school, and she never considered running professionally until the very end of her college career.