Eamonn Coghlan is one of the true legends of running. Know as the Chairman of the Boards for his ability to handle the tight turns of the indoor track, Eamonn joined us from Ireland to talk about his career. His stories on Jumbo Elliott are epic!
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.
Jim Ryun was the first high school runner to break the 4:00 minute mile and as a senior ran 3:55.3, a mark that stood for 36 years. The three time Olympian and 1500 meter silver medalist came on with us to go through his unbelievable career. What an awesome interview!
Dean Karnazes, the UltraMarathon Man, came on to discuss his 500 mile ElliptiGO trip from Northern Cal to the Honda LA Marathon and his next goal: To run a marathon in all 207 of the world’s countries all in one year.
Jenny Barringer graces the cover of Competitor Magazine’s NOW issue and is definitely one of America’s top young runners to watch. Besides being a great runner, she has a dynamic personality.
Brett Gotcher ran at Stanford and in January ran the fourth fastest debut marathon with a 2:10:36 at the Chevron Houston Marathon. Gotcher is definitely someone to watch as we head towards the 2012 Olympics and he has an awesome personality.
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.