Tag: new york city marathon
Ryan Vail’s first ever marathon was at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials. He took 11th and ran 2:12:43. He now has three marathons under his belt – he was recently the first American at the ING New York City Marathon – and a personal best of 2:11:45.
Single above knee amputee Sarah Reinertsen – Ironman finisher, author, ESPY Award Winner, CAF spokesperson, Amazing Race Participant and Motivational speaker – came on to chat about her career and her plans to complete the New York Triple this summer and fall: The New York City Triathlon, Ironman New York and the New York City Marathon.
He is a Navy Doc, started his own charity, starred on The Bachelor, ran the New York City Marathon in dress shoes and, on his birthday last week, ran 35 miles before heading to work and delivering 7 babies that same day. Dr. Andy Baldwin is one of those guys who epitomizes living life full throttle with a huge smile on his face.
Alberto Salazar is a true legend, first as an athlete and now as a coach. His stories from his three New York City Marathon wins, his Boston victory over Dick Beardsley and dealing with the great Henry Rono are fun to listen to. Lance Armstrong has also reached out for a little run coaching and Alberto shared some great insight into Lance’s running prep for triathlon.
Former New York City Firefighter, Boston Marathon qualifier and Ironman finisher Matt Long came on with us to chat about his amazing recovery after being struck by a 20-ton bus while on his bike back in December of 2005. After more than 40 operations and being told he would be lucky to ever walk again without a cane, Long once again ran the New York City Marathon and finished Ironman Lake Placid. Looking for a little motivation for your next long run? Listen in to Matt’s story and you’ll have your best training day ever!
Milena Glusac was one of the premiere runners in the nation in high school and followed that up with a collegiate career at the University of Oregon where she was a seven time NCAA All-American. In 2001 she won US titles at 20K, 25K and the half marathon and in 2002 she ran 2:31:14 at the New York City Marathon. After that, health issues took over her life and she is just now getting back into running again. Her story is one that all young runners can learn from.
Ryan Hall has been training hard to win the Boston Marathon this spring. He came on from Mammoth for a great conversation that really gives you some insight into why this young man is so special.