Podcast by Two Rivers Treads
Episode 19 - Chasing FKTs with Katie Thompson and Sarah Hodder
Sarah Hodder and Katie Thompson are no strangers to the podcast but are well-known in the local running community through their involvement at Two Rivers Treads and Freedoms Run events.
Sarah and Katie took advantage of the quiet race schedule in 2020 to push their limits and attempt fastest known time records in the Four-State Challenge and a 100+ section of Shenandoah National Park. In this episode, we hear about their high, lows, and favorite memories from their adventures.
We also learn what keeps them from the urge to sit on a rock and cry...
Episode 18 - Chris Looney on Creating Your Own Adventures
Chris Looney stopped by Two Rivers Treads to share stories of his adventures thru-hiking and running on the Appalachian Trail, and how creativity has enabled him to find adventures this year even when races are cancelled. From running a marathon in his backyard (literally!) to creating his own 100mi trail run, this quieter time has created space to try something new.
Episode 17 - The Facts on COVID-19 and Running
Mark and Sarah are back to talk through how COVID-19 has affected Two Rivers Treads and race schedules. Mark also debunks some myths about how COVID-19 spreads, specifically for running groups, and give some tips on how to boost your immune system. The show wraps up with listener questions about the right pace for a new runner and how long it takes to build a marathon base.
Episode 16 - Mikala Shremshock Conquers Arrowhead 135
Mark and Sarah sit down with Mikala as she shares about the gear, nutrition, and attitude that got her through pulling a sled over 135 miles of Minnesota in January.
Episode 15 - Betsy Hartley: Life at the Intersection of Running and Diabetes
Betsy Hartley joins Mark Cucuzzella and Sarah Hodder to talk about her story of managing Type 2 diabetes by losing 220 Lbs, getting off of insulin and other medications, and running. We talk about glucose monitoring technology, finding low-carb race fuel, and the amazing support found in the trail running community.
Episode 14 - Thunder Squad Interviews: Chris Price & Jake Hall
Dr. Mark opens with comments on the RED-S Syndrome which is getting press time with the Nike controversy involving Mary Cain, known as "the fastest girl in America" until being abusively pressured to lose weight.
Then, we continue interviewing Thunder Squad store ambassadors. This month's guests are Chris Price and Jake Hall.
Chris is an Air Force veteran, rock climbing guide, and small business owner who has pushed his nephew with disabilities through marathons. Jake is a local runner who records and posts the Run for Your Life podcast, who also runs marathons as a push team with his son. Learn about how their paths crossed and their adventures.
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One of my favorites
Have to say since first listening to Mark, I've becoming an adivd listener!. His book has a lot of great information, and he does some amazing things for his community along with the people in this great nation with his knowledge. Wish it was on more often
A fun listen!
Lots of information about how to lead a healthy lifestyle with interesting life stories sprinkled in between that are shared by the hosts and their guests. I always take away a nugget or two (actually a lot more!) of wisdom after listening to an episode. Kudos to the friends behind the podcast!
Seem like very kind people who just want to help everyone live a happy, health life. Love the podcast.