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She's Nik: a marathon runner who's finished her seventh 26.2-miler. He's Dan: a runner who started with the C25K program and has finished his fourth half-marathon. Every week, they record themselves on a short run somewhere in New England (mostly), talk about their training, play some music, and have a few laughs.

Latest Episodes

4 Feet Running - Boston Mini-Vacation

Spend the weekend in Boston with 4 Feet Running! Known in the metro Boston area as Faw Feet Runnin. In this very special episode: - Nik and Dan drive to Boston and get a wicked good paaakin space - They get ready to run the Poco Loco, a 13-mile group run of Boston and Cambridge along the Chaaales Rivah, with Steve Runner, Zen Runner, Eddie Marathon, Chris Russell, Tim D., Tim C., Jay and Deb Kumar, Kelly, Jim, Ninjarunner, Kevin Z., Alett, and special guest appearance by John Ellis - You will barely hear from any of those people because of technical difficulties - Find out what Nik & Dan have been doing since December, and where they're going in 2011 - Talking skepticism with Steve and jazz with Zen Runner - A walk through the park in the Fenway, and then a walk through Fenway Park - Put on your mittens and long underwear, Satan: Nik attends her very first Red Sox game - Dan gets super-excited while praying in The Cathedral of Baseball - More of that appalling 4 Feet Running sound q...

68 MIN2011 MAY 5
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4 Feet Running - Boston Mini-Vacation

4 Feet Running - Mojo Loco and 2010 review Part 2

This is part 2 of a very special episode of 4 Feet Running with Nik and Dan! Use this one for a long run, folks, because it's gonna take a while. In this episode: - Nik and Dan drive from St. Augustine, Florida, to infinity and beyond - Infinity and beyond is located at Kennedy Space Center, apparently - They reflect on the great time they had at the Mojo Loco 50-mile-ish relay in December - Dan gets fed up with back-of-the-pack gripes and tries to run faster - Nik overcomes her various dietary quirks at the Philadelphia Marathon - A vague at their plans and goals for 2011, mostly vague because they're only sort of sure what they are at the moment - Nik gets indoctrinated into The Cult of Crossfit - Speaking of cults, they see an Amish person (don't worry, Amish people won't see this because it's on a computer) - Apologies for the sound quality -- moving cars are noisy to record in Thanks for listening, and enjoy!

--2011 JAN 11
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4 Feet Running - Mojo Loco and 2010 review Part 2

4 Feet Running - Mojo Loco and 2010 Review Part 1

It's a very special episode of 4 Feet Running with Nik and Dan! Remember them? This episode: - Nik and Dan are in St. Augustine, Florida, to run the first ever Mojo Loco 50-mile relay run to Daytona with 11 other friends from the online running community - Special guest appearances byAdam Tinkoff, Maddy Hubbard, Steve Runner, Steve Chopper, Ed Marathon, Stormin' Norman, Marathon Chris, Susan Stout, Samantha UF, Chris Russell, and the Crazy Runner - Nik and Dan ain't afraid of no ghosts - You asked for it, you got it! More of that classic "4 Feet Running ear-splitting traffic noise roar" you love so well - They talk about a few great developments in their running since their last episode - Go on a Gallowalk with the Zen Runner, Maddy, and Dan - What else do 13 runners talk about when they get together? Shoes, shoes, and more shoes - Everyone nearly freezes to death ... in Florida - Nik survives almost a whole day entirely on Boost liquid - A little bit of a short leg at the end due t...

--2010 DEC 21
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4 Feet Running - Mojo Loco and 2010 Review Part 1

4 Feet Running - Ep. 73

It's the end of 4 Feet Running as we know it, and they feel fine! In this final episode: - Nik and Dan read strictly feedback from you, the listeners - No other news, to be honest -- just your e-mails and voice messages - A huge thanks to everyone who wrote us, called in, left a review, listened to the show, interacted with us in any way, from us, Nik and Dan, and Stanley and Myrna (2.10.10)

--2010 FEB 27
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4 Feet Running - Ep. 73

4 Feet Running - Ep. 72

It's the final 4 Feet Running! Which actually turns out to be the second-to-last 4 Feet Running. Again. It makes sense when you listen. This episode: - Nik and Dan talk about why they're ending the show and their plans for the future - They discuss what they thought would happen when they first started the show years ago - Nik: "Now you have more time to run. So that means less griping?" Dan: "Not likely" - They talk about the power of accountability to others, and how that helps - Special guest appearance by their crazy neighbor who wants QUIET - Nik has a comeback from her horrible bout of bronchitis and rib pain - Dan's running plans in 2010 have changed again -- goodbye Hyannis, hello New Jersey - Good running tip: register early for races now, because it's mental out there - Science-based self-help with Richard Wiseman, author of "59 Seconds" - Nik teaches you how to determine your child's personality using 3 marshmallows, and Dan describes how to lose weight using smaller plat...

--2010 FEB 27
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4 Feet Running - Ep. 72

4 Feet Running - Ep. 71

It's a sick, sick, sick, sick world with 4 Feet Running! Where the hell have Nik and Dan been? And where are they going? - Nik is waylaid by another long and arduous illness -- this time bronchitis - Dan is waylaid by a small and squishy exercise ball - A nurse laughs at Dan's pain - After being floored by various ailments, they get knocked over by 2 feet of snow and then the holidays - But they use the opportunity to try out their new screw-shoes (some assembly required) - They adjust, and then re-adjust, and then re-re-adjust their training plans - Dan's mom gets new kicks - Nik reviews a nice running shirt from Thriv, but will not be seen in it in public for reasons of modesty - They read more emails from wonderful listeners - Hey! Adam Tinkoff has a new show! Go check it out! - This is the second-to-last episode we will be producing. We have a brief note about the upcoming final episode of 4 Feet Running (1.6.10)

--2010 FEB 27
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4 Feet Running - Ep. 71

4 Feet Running - Ep. 70

It's Rocky II: Rock Harder as 4 Feet Running takes on the 2009 Philadelphia Marathon and Half-Marathon! This episode: - Nik is raring to run the full marathon (her sixth) and Dan shrugs toward the half-marathon (his second) - They stop by the expo for some race swag first - Due to technical difficulties, there's no live race-day audio, but that doesn't mean there's no drama... - Dan almost burns down their hotel room and/or almost floods it, all because of green beans - Nik almost misses the marathon entirely, possibly because of cheese - Then they can't find their corrals, the race announcer forgets about some runners, Nik and Dan skip the porta-potties, a pacer gets floored, and Dan accidentally goes 100% caffeine cold-turkey (which is BAD) - Nik is plagued by hunger and thirst in the wilds of Fairmount Park - Her rationale for eating and drinking all kinds of stuff she shouldn't: "How much more sick could I possibly get?" - Dan sees nudity - He runs with his eyes shut in the hope...

--2010 FEB 27
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4 Feet Running - Ep. 70

4 Feet Running - Ep. 69

Get two spooky races for the price of one with 4 Feet Running! In this giant-sized week: - Nik and Dan run the Witch City 5K in Salem -- Nik in devil horns and Dan in his lucha libre mask - Nik's out for fun, Dan's just hoping not to suffocate in the damn thing - Gear up with some Brooks and Nike shoe chat, free tech-shirt talk, Halo headband convo - The wrestling mask is surprisingly comfy and warm when it's cold in New England - Nik has a great week! Oh wait, did I say great? I meant "not great" - In case you were wondering which company makes the best ketchup chips, it's Herr's - Obligatory parasite mention this week: whipworms! - Some jerky douchebag asshat cuts Nik off on purpose -- some bozo in a yellow shirt - Some 5-piece living room set books it past Dan going up a hill - Nik and Dan also run the New Bedford Spooky Run 10K and 5K, respectively, with John from the Poi, Dan's mom, and a bunch of Nik and Dan's friends - They wish for a Saturday morning cartoon where bad guys t...

--2010 FEB 27
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4 Feet Running - Ep. 69

4 Feet Running - Ep. 68

Think global, run in Connecticut this week with 4 Feet Running! This episode: - Nik and Dan do the World Wide Festival of Races at the ING Hartford half-marathon and 5K (respectively) - Hartford is full of cranky people who like to cut in line - Nik and Dan need to practice their geography to figure out where the races begin -- South? West? Huh? - Dan helps a guy put on his timing chip - Nik appears to have pooped her running skirt (but didn't) - It's not the prettiest race course, but they both have great race times - Except Dan has a problem with races that cheap out on the 5K timing mats - Nik finds that the first mile of the half-marathon is a contact sport - Assorted mayhem on the course: bloody nipples, baby stroller roller-derby, broken legs, impromptu football games - Dan goes on a running gear shopping spree - Nik feels weird staring at random people's feet - They read some great email from wonderful listeners (10.24.09)

--2010 FEB 27
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4 Feet Running - Ep. 68

4 Feet Running - Ep. 67

Welcome to Lifestyles of the Rich and Infamous with 4 Feet Running! This week is chock full of assorted topics: - Nik and Dan go running in Newport, RI, where there are stray Bernese mountain dogs, wine corks littering the streets, and the resident wealthy eccentrics have personal croissant chefs - They also have chicken breast on sale - Nik gets faster in her Frees and breaks a weekly distance record - Dan is a little faster too, because speedwork is agreeing with him - He also has a drinking problem (he's addicted to carrying around his fuel belt bottle) - They're both doing the Worldwide Festival of Races in Hartford next time - A little about the psychology of goal-achievement with professor Richard Wiseman, and why Dan is always a nervous wreck - Nik and Dan meet Stanley the German shorthaired pointer's doppelganger - They discuss Nik's nutritional issues and various fun ironies involving the Paleo diet - Anyone want some Del's frozen lemonade? - Two more giveaways in the 4 Fee...

--2010 FEB 27
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4 Feet Running - Ep. 67

Latest Episodes

4 Feet Running - Boston Mini-Vacation

Spend the weekend in Boston with 4 Feet Running! Known in the metro Boston area as Faw Feet Runnin. In this very special episode: - Nik and Dan drive to Boston and get a wicked good paaakin space - They get ready to run the Poco Loco, a 13-mile group run of Boston and Cambridge along the Chaaales Rivah, with Steve Runner, Zen Runner, Eddie Marathon, Chris Russell, Tim D., Tim C., Jay and Deb Kumar, Kelly, Jim, Ninjarunner, Kevin Z., Alett, and special guest appearance by John Ellis - You will barely hear from any of those people because of technical difficulties - Find out what Nik & Dan have been doing since December, and where they're going in 2011 - Talking skepticism with Steve and jazz with Zen Runner - A walk through the park in the Fenway, and then a walk through Fenway Park - Put on your mittens and long underwear, Satan: Nik attends her very first Red Sox game - Dan gets super-excited while praying in The Cathedral of Baseball - More of that appalling 4 Feet Running sound q...

68 MIN2011 MAY 5
Comments
4 Feet Running - Boston Mini-Vacation

4 Feet Running - Mojo Loco and 2010 review Part 2

This is part 2 of a very special episode of 4 Feet Running with Nik and Dan! Use this one for a long run, folks, because it's gonna take a while. In this episode: - Nik and Dan drive from St. Augustine, Florida, to infinity and beyond - Infinity and beyond is located at Kennedy Space Center, apparently - They reflect on the great time they had at the Mojo Loco 50-mile-ish relay in December - Dan gets fed up with back-of-the-pack gripes and tries to run faster - Nik overcomes her various dietary quirks at the Philadelphia Marathon - A vague at their plans and goals for 2011, mostly vague because they're only sort of sure what they are at the moment - Nik gets indoctrinated into The Cult of Crossfit - Speaking of cults, they see an Amish person (don't worry, Amish people won't see this because it's on a computer) - Apologies for the sound quality -- moving cars are noisy to record in Thanks for listening, and enjoy!

--2011 JAN 11
Comments
4 Feet Running - Mojo Loco and 2010 review Part 2

4 Feet Running - Mojo Loco and 2010 Review Part 1

It's a very special episode of 4 Feet Running with Nik and Dan! Remember them? This episode: - Nik and Dan are in St. Augustine, Florida, to run the first ever Mojo Loco 50-mile relay run to Daytona with 11 other friends from the online running community - Special guest appearances byAdam Tinkoff, Maddy Hubbard, Steve Runner, Steve Chopper, Ed Marathon, Stormin' Norman, Marathon Chris, Susan Stout, Samantha UF, Chris Russell, and the Crazy Runner - Nik and Dan ain't afraid of no ghosts - You asked for it, you got it! More of that classic "4 Feet Running ear-splitting traffic noise roar" you love so well - They talk about a few great developments in their running since their last episode - Go on a Gallowalk with the Zen Runner, Maddy, and Dan - What else do 13 runners talk about when they get together? Shoes, shoes, and more shoes - Everyone nearly freezes to death ... in Florida - Nik survives almost a whole day entirely on Boost liquid - A little bit of a short leg at the end due t...

--2010 DEC 21
Comments
4 Feet Running - Mojo Loco and 2010 Review Part 1

4 Feet Running - Ep. 73

It's the end of 4 Feet Running as we know it, and they feel fine! In this final episode: - Nik and Dan read strictly feedback from you, the listeners - No other news, to be honest -- just your e-mails and voice messages - A huge thanks to everyone who wrote us, called in, left a review, listened to the show, interacted with us in any way, from us, Nik and Dan, and Stanley and Myrna (2.10.10)

--2010 FEB 27
Comments
4 Feet Running - Ep. 73

4 Feet Running - Ep. 72

It's the final 4 Feet Running! Which actually turns out to be the second-to-last 4 Feet Running. Again. It makes sense when you listen. This episode: - Nik and Dan talk about why they're ending the show and their plans for the future - They discuss what they thought would happen when they first started the show years ago - Nik: "Now you have more time to run. So that means less griping?" Dan: "Not likely" - They talk about the power of accountability to others, and how that helps - Special guest appearance by their crazy neighbor who wants QUIET - Nik has a comeback from her horrible bout of bronchitis and rib pain - Dan's running plans in 2010 have changed again -- goodbye Hyannis, hello New Jersey - Good running tip: register early for races now, because it's mental out there - Science-based self-help with Richard Wiseman, author of "59 Seconds" - Nik teaches you how to determine your child's personality using 3 marshmallows, and Dan describes how to lose weight using smaller plat...

--2010 FEB 27
Comments
4 Feet Running - Ep. 72

4 Feet Running - Ep. 71

It's a sick, sick, sick, sick world with 4 Feet Running! Where the hell have Nik and Dan been? And where are they going? - Nik is waylaid by another long and arduous illness -- this time bronchitis - Dan is waylaid by a small and squishy exercise ball - A nurse laughs at Dan's pain - After being floored by various ailments, they get knocked over by 2 feet of snow and then the holidays - But they use the opportunity to try out their new screw-shoes (some assembly required) - They adjust, and then re-adjust, and then re-re-adjust their training plans - Dan's mom gets new kicks - Nik reviews a nice running shirt from Thriv, but will not be seen in it in public for reasons of modesty - They read more emails from wonderful listeners - Hey! Adam Tinkoff has a new show! Go check it out! - This is the second-to-last episode we will be producing. We have a brief note about the upcoming final episode of 4 Feet Running (1.6.10)

--2010 FEB 27
Comments
4 Feet Running - Ep. 71

4 Feet Running - Ep. 70

It's Rocky II: Rock Harder as 4 Feet Running takes on the 2009 Philadelphia Marathon and Half-Marathon! This episode: - Nik is raring to run the full marathon (her sixth) and Dan shrugs toward the half-marathon (his second) - They stop by the expo for some race swag first - Due to technical difficulties, there's no live race-day audio, but that doesn't mean there's no drama... - Dan almost burns down their hotel room and/or almost floods it, all because of green beans - Nik almost misses the marathon entirely, possibly because of cheese - Then they can't find their corrals, the race announcer forgets about some runners, Nik and Dan skip the porta-potties, a pacer gets floored, and Dan accidentally goes 100% caffeine cold-turkey (which is BAD) - Nik is plagued by hunger and thirst in the wilds of Fairmount Park - Her rationale for eating and drinking all kinds of stuff she shouldn't: "How much more sick could I possibly get?" - Dan sees nudity - He runs with his eyes shut in the hope...

--2010 FEB 27
Comments
4 Feet Running - Ep. 70

4 Feet Running - Ep. 69

Get two spooky races for the price of one with 4 Feet Running! In this giant-sized week: - Nik and Dan run the Witch City 5K in Salem -- Nik in devil horns and Dan in his lucha libre mask - Nik's out for fun, Dan's just hoping not to suffocate in the damn thing - Gear up with some Brooks and Nike shoe chat, free tech-shirt talk, Halo headband convo - The wrestling mask is surprisingly comfy and warm when it's cold in New England - Nik has a great week! Oh wait, did I say great? I meant "not great" - In case you were wondering which company makes the best ketchup chips, it's Herr's - Obligatory parasite mention this week: whipworms! - Some jerky douchebag asshat cuts Nik off on purpose -- some bozo in a yellow shirt - Some 5-piece living room set books it past Dan going up a hill - Nik and Dan also run the New Bedford Spooky Run 10K and 5K, respectively, with John from the Poi, Dan's mom, and a bunch of Nik and Dan's friends - They wish for a Saturday morning cartoon where bad guys t...

--2010 FEB 27
Comments
4 Feet Running - Ep. 69

4 Feet Running - Ep. 68

Think global, run in Connecticut this week with 4 Feet Running! This episode: - Nik and Dan do the World Wide Festival of Races at the ING Hartford half-marathon and 5K (respectively) - Hartford is full of cranky people who like to cut in line - Nik and Dan need to practice their geography to figure out where the races begin -- South? West? Huh? - Dan helps a guy put on his timing chip - Nik appears to have pooped her running skirt (but didn't) - It's not the prettiest race course, but they both have great race times - Except Dan has a problem with races that cheap out on the 5K timing mats - Nik finds that the first mile of the half-marathon is a contact sport - Assorted mayhem on the course: bloody nipples, baby stroller roller-derby, broken legs, impromptu football games - Dan goes on a running gear shopping spree - Nik feels weird staring at random people's feet - They read some great email from wonderful listeners (10.24.09)

--2010 FEB 27
Comments
4 Feet Running - Ep. 68

4 Feet Running - Ep. 67

Welcome to Lifestyles of the Rich and Infamous with 4 Feet Running! This week is chock full of assorted topics: - Nik and Dan go running in Newport, RI, where there are stray Bernese mountain dogs, wine corks littering the streets, and the resident wealthy eccentrics have personal croissant chefs - They also have chicken breast on sale - Nik gets faster in her Frees and breaks a weekly distance record - Dan is a little faster too, because speedwork is agreeing with him - He also has a drinking problem (he's addicted to carrying around his fuel belt bottle) - They're both doing the Worldwide Festival of Races in Hartford next time - A little about the psychology of goal-achievement with professor Richard Wiseman, and why Dan is always a nervous wreck - Nik and Dan meet Stanley the German shorthaired pointer's doppelganger - They discuss Nik's nutritional issues and various fun ironies involving the Paleo diet - Anyone want some Del's frozen lemonade? - Two more giveaways in the 4 Fee...

--2010 FEB 27
Comments
4 Feet Running - Ep. 67
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