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A running podcast to entertain and motivate all levels. Two Arizona friends bring you interviews with inspiring everyday runners, fitness experts, and community leaders from across the valley. Episodes released every other Monday. Download and take us on a run with you!

We run the desert Jeremy and Chris

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 35 Ratings

A running podcast to entertain and motivate all levels. Two Arizona friends bring you interviews with inspiring everyday runners, fitness experts, and community leaders from across the valley. Episodes released every other Monday. Download and take us on a run with you!

    Episode 68 - Epic Run Adventures with Henry Ward

    Episode 68 - Epic Run Adventures with Henry Ward

    From returning to the Boston Marathon (and running 4 Marathons back to back) to the Javelina Jundred ultra marathon, Henry Ward has been taking on some incredible running adventures. We catch up with the inspiring Arizona ultra runner to hear all about his training, the next challenges, and more!

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Episode 67 - Amputee Strong-Johnny Rojas Shares His Story

    Episode 67 - Amputee Strong-Johnny Rojas Shares His Story

    Arizona native and an amputee since childhood, Johnny Rojas, has been running and inspiring others across the valley. From the challenges he faces to how he started running, Johnny shares an impressive story that will motivate you to get moving!

    • 30 min
    Episode 66 - Photographing Incredible Races Like Western States

    Episode 66 - Photographing Incredible Races Like Western States

    Jesse Ellis of Let's Wander Photography grew up watching runners finish the Western States Endurance Run. He shares his story about starting as a pacer for Western States, to now photographing it! Plus, Jesse dives into his own running adventures.

    • 59 min
    Episode 65 - Group Run Spotlight with Sole Sports

    Episode 65 - Group Run Spotlight with Sole Sports

    With group runs returning, and our running community's energy ramping up once again, we join Emmet Acebedo from Sole Sports to spotlight their group runs, community events, and more!

    • 42 min
    Episode 64 - Mogollon Monster 100 Miler Recap with AZ Athletes

    Episode 64 - Mogollon Monster 100 Miler Recap with AZ Athletes

    Arizona ultra running athletes and members of "state48runners", Ramon Dorame and Lucas Burnett, share stories of training and mental toughness, fresh off of their Mogollon Monster 100 Mile race finish.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Episode 63 - Fitness Influencer Tips, Tricks and Myths

    Episode 63 - Fitness Influencer Tips, Tricks and Myths

    Valley mom, runner, and fitness influencer Amy Jay (IG: @gofastmommy) and co-host Jeremy share stories behind everything from ambassadorships, and sponsored posts. They're busting myths surrounding their content creator gigs, as well as tips and tricks for those interested in ambassador programs or even seeking a social media side hustle.  

    • 1 hr 11 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
35 Ratings

35 Ratings

GreenHalo42 ,

Love this pod!

I love every other Monday morning , why you ask??
We Run The Desert is up and ready to play. This podcast has been a guide for my running journey. This has inspired me to try new challenges such as trail races. I’ve met coaches and new friends through the show. Overall just great hosts Chris and Jeremy. Great questions. Every episode has a point and is fun and informative. Thanks for the episodes guys, keep me coming!!!

runblogaz ,

Great podcast

A little bit of everything! Running, obstacle course racing, ultras, road, trail, biking... they like to cover it all. Always something new!

Slsadler ,

Love this podcast!

Such a great podcast and I just wish there was one coming out every week (but I know Jeremy and Chris have day jobs). So many different and informative topics that I learn from every time. It’s also got some humor infused which is always great. Keep up the great work guys!

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