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A DC running centric podcast with interviews and discussions between hosts Chris Farley, william e docs and Joanna Russo, that centers around and quite often drifts away from running

Latest Episodes

Ep 195 - The News Cycle (Lindsay Crouse)

Its an early release this week, which has something or other to do with the news cycle. After a quick intro, at (5:37) we are joined by New York Times Senior Editor Lindsay Crouse, whose article Nike Told Me to Dream Crazy, Until I Wanted a Baby has been the talk of the running community over the last week. We start off at (6:29) with background on how Lindsays relationship with Alysia Montano, the former Nike athlete at the center of the article, and the events that lead up to this article. At (9:50) we discuss the accompanying video and the motivations behind the campaign. At (11:11) we talk about the focus on Nike and how the issues are industry wide. At (12:54) we talk about industry changes and announcements made by several companies and athletes expectations. We give some background at (17:24) on some general sponsorship contract concepts and the difference between contractors and full-time employees. At (23:33) we touch on health insurance before at (25:04) we touch on some other athletes reactions including Alysia being called a pot-stirrer. At (31:34) we talk about the timing of the article and the release on Mothers Day. At (36:36) we ask if there are other gaps and issues that we should be looking into and at (38:00) we ask about feedback from other athletes. At (40:54) we talk about performance standards within the contracts and why there needs to be a conversation about pregnancy clauses in their contracts. At (44:30) we talk about the follow up article, Nike and pregnancy, your questions answered and whats next with this story. We are back at (48:31) to wrap up the interview and add some additional thoughts on the topic. At (1:03:20) we have a spoiler free conversation about a few season slash series finales and then one spoiler from the sopranos. We close out at (1:12:48) with a few things grinding Docs gears.

78 MIN1 days ago
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Ep 195 - The News Cycle (Lindsay Crouse)

Ep 194 - The Adjunct (Jared Ward)

After we debate the validity of a trail sighting, we interrupt the agenda to make more questionable lists, and then at (10:34) Farley tells a very questionable story against his better judgement. At (14:18) we are joined by our guest, Olympian Jared Ward. We start off talking about Utah, the Saucony event in Moab and getting back to training after Boston. At (17:48) we ask Jared about his adjunct professorship at BYU. We talk about Jareds unbelievable performance at the Boston marathon at (20:11). At (24:10) we talk about the Olympic standards and why getting that time is a big deal. At (29:42) we try to get Jared to break some news but he does not bite. At (31:01) we ask Jared how his perspective at the trials will be different this time around, and at (32:52) Jared talks about his 2016 sixth place finish at the Olympic marathon. At (43:08) we ask Jared about his family of six, and his rock star wife Erica, and at (46:47) we talk about the support from the Saucony family. At (49:41) we talk wiki, college eligibility and running in costumes. We are back at (54:50) to recap the interview. We talk Olympic Trials at (57:45) and Arlington County at (1:02:09). At (1:06:54) we talk about the best of from the Washington City Paper. At (1:08:15) we talk about some of the episode 200 suggestions.

78 MIN4 days ago
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Ep 194 - The Adjunct (Jared Ward)

Ep 193 - Food for Thought (Chris Morgan)

We open up with one host witnessing a near death experience by another host before at (7:04) Farley talks about his shoulder injury. At (14:02) we are joined by our guest Chris Morgan, an avid runner and executive chef from DC restraunts Maydan and Compass Rose. We open up asking about his culinary background and his journey to executive chef. At (22:25) we learn about the food influences for both restraunts, and some of the trips that Chris has taken for those benefits. At (25:01) learn about his start into running, running abroad and the mental benefits of getting a run in everyday. At (29:58) we ask about the Hollywood stereotypes of a busy, tense kitchen and the pitfalls of bad reviews. At (34:16) we talk to Chris about his experience at the Parkway Classic, which was his first ever road race. At (38:30) we talk about his training and his plans to run that second race and the motivational benefits of having a goal on the calendar. At (41:50) the Chrises compare their experience at the Chance for Life charity function and at (43:20) Farley asks our guest to make a list...Farley loves lists. At (45:10) he tells us about being in a car commercial. We are back at (49:40) to wrap up the interview. At (51:51) Docs gets out of his house and renews an important license and we try to sell Farley on a television program. At (57:26) we get back on the UVA stories and discuss President Jim Ryans experience at the Boston Marathon. At (58:58) we get into a 50 mile world record. At (1:01:12) we touch on some tweets, thank you for the feedback and the Simpsons memes.

72 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
Ep 193 - Food for Thought (Chris Morgan)

Latest Episodes

Ep 195 - The News Cycle (Lindsay Crouse)

Its an early release this week, which has something or other to do with the news cycle. After a quick intro, at (5:37) we are joined by New York Times Senior Editor Lindsay Crouse, whose article Nike Told Me to Dream Crazy, Until I Wanted a Baby has been the talk of the running community over the last week. We start off at (6:29) with background on how Lindsays relationship with Alysia Montano, the former Nike athlete at the center of the article, and the events that lead up to this article. At (9:50) we discuss the accompanying video and the motivations behind the campaign. At (11:11) we talk about the focus on Nike and how the issues are industry wide. At (12:54) we talk about industry changes and announcements made by several companies and athletes expectations. We give some background at (17:24) on some general sponsorship contract concepts and the difference between contractors and full-time employees. At (23:33) we touch on health insurance before at (25:04) we touch on some other athletes reactions including Alysia being called a pot-stirrer. At (31:34) we talk about the timing of the article and the release on Mothers Day. At (36:36) we ask if there are other gaps and issues that we should be looking into and at (38:00) we ask about feedback from other athletes. At (40:54) we talk about performance standards within the contracts and why there needs to be a conversation about pregnancy clauses in their contracts. At (44:30) we talk about the follow up article, Nike and pregnancy, your questions answered and whats next with this story. We are back at (48:31) to wrap up the interview and add some additional thoughts on the topic. At (1:03:20) we have a spoiler free conversation about a few season slash series finales and then one spoiler from the sopranos. We close out at (1:12:48) with a few things grinding Docs gears.

78 MIN1 days ago
Comments
Ep 195 - The News Cycle (Lindsay Crouse)

Ep 194 - The Adjunct (Jared Ward)

After we debate the validity of a trail sighting, we interrupt the agenda to make more questionable lists, and then at (10:34) Farley tells a very questionable story against his better judgement. At (14:18) we are joined by our guest, Olympian Jared Ward. We start off talking about Utah, the Saucony event in Moab and getting back to training after Boston. At (17:48) we ask Jared about his adjunct professorship at BYU. We talk about Jareds unbelievable performance at the Boston marathon at (20:11). At (24:10) we talk about the Olympic standards and why getting that time is a big deal. At (29:42) we try to get Jared to break some news but he does not bite. At (31:01) we ask Jared how his perspective at the trials will be different this time around, and at (32:52) Jared talks about his 2016 sixth place finish at the Olympic marathon. At (43:08) we ask Jared about his family of six, and his rock star wife Erica, and at (46:47) we talk about the support from the Saucony family. At (49:41) we talk wiki, college eligibility and running in costumes. We are back at (54:50) to recap the interview. We talk Olympic Trials at (57:45) and Arlington County at (1:02:09). At (1:06:54) we talk about the best of from the Washington City Paper. At (1:08:15) we talk about some of the episode 200 suggestions.

78 MIN4 days ago
Comments
Ep 194 - The Adjunct (Jared Ward)

Ep 193 - Food for Thought (Chris Morgan)

We open up with one host witnessing a near death experience by another host before at (7:04) Farley talks about his shoulder injury. At (14:02) we are joined by our guest Chris Morgan, an avid runner and executive chef from DC restraunts Maydan and Compass Rose. We open up asking about his culinary background and his journey to executive chef. At (22:25) we learn about the food influences for both restraunts, and some of the trips that Chris has taken for those benefits. At (25:01) learn about his start into running, running abroad and the mental benefits of getting a run in everyday. At (29:58) we ask about the Hollywood stereotypes of a busy, tense kitchen and the pitfalls of bad reviews. At (34:16) we talk to Chris about his experience at the Parkway Classic, which was his first ever road race. At (38:30) we talk about his training and his plans to run that second race and the motivational benefits of having a goal on the calendar. At (41:50) the Chrises compare their experience at the Chance for Life charity function and at (43:20) Farley asks our guest to make a list...Farley loves lists. At (45:10) he tells us about being in a car commercial. We are back at (49:40) to wrap up the interview. At (51:51) Docs gets out of his house and renews an important license and we try to sell Farley on a television program. At (57:26) we get back on the UVA stories and discuss President Jim Ryans experience at the Boston Marathon. At (58:58) we get into a 50 mile world record. At (1:01:12) we touch on some tweets, thank you for the feedback and the Simpsons memes.

72 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
Ep 193 - Food for Thought (Chris Morgan)
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