Runnermomcoach blogger, Corrie Enyart and the RMC Podcast conducts interviews and performs Q&A's with various people within the running community in an effort to nurture camaraderie, inform and educate listeners, motivate and inspire runners and to give positive karma back to the running world.
If anyone knows what running grit means, it's Bethany Praska! Bethany has a unique running history and evolution from being a D1 track athlete who found her running finesse in the 800 meter distance, went on to run post-collegiately as an elite runner who competed at the 2016 Olympic trials, and now runs 50 mile ultras. Aside from such acknowledgements, Bethany maintains a humble perspective on the journey she's traveled thus far and the direction she aspires to move towards. She and I sat down several times for some "GRIT Talks" and her story is incredibly intriguing and grounding.
Read the accompanying blog post here - http://runnermomcoach.com/grit-talks-with-bethany-praska/
Runner's Grit Campaign Interview with Briana Steffens. Briana is a runner who grew her running GRIT by jumping straight from the 5k distance to the Marathon. She now trains her 12 year old son and helps teach him how to grow and develop his own life's GRIT by training with him for his first 1/2 marathon.
This episode is Part 2 of a two part interview with Kelly Teeselink. Part includes Ep. 13 - Girls On the Run Interview with Kelly Teeselink and counterparts the Runnermomcoach.com blog post "How One Gritty Ultra Runner Gives Back thru Girls on the Run".
This episode is the preface for the GRIT Talks Campaign. Corrie speaks towards why she thinks a GRIT podcast campaign could be a motivating tool for the running community, how she became personally obsessed with the GRIT psychology, and tells a little about Angela Duckworth's book called GRIT.
Local Eastern Iowa Chapter Executive Director, Kelly Teeselink, talks about the Girls on the Run Program. She attests to its principles and philosophies and shares some of her most favorite touching moments as a GOTR coach.
Holy Mother Runners from Iowa blog post features two "real" women from the Midwest and how they have kept running in their lives despite work, families, and the day to day chaos so many of us keep as a barometer of normalcy. It may find you just as motivated if not more to put that next race on the calendar, once you hear how relatable and real these "mother runners" from Iowa are.
Yesterday, I had the fortunate opportunity to be able to sit down and chat with a woman who was a 6x All-American college runner but claimed she ran in high school just for fun. She is also now finding her return to running after bearing her first child and is a young Iowa businesswoman who co-owns the Heartland Soles Running Shoe Store. Meet Lindsey Andrews, a mother, a runner, and a businesswoman thru today's blog post and my RMC podcast.
Have you heard of the RunCRwith.us app? It is an internet based app that a very bright group of high school kids at the Iowa BIG school developed for runners. More specifically there are 19 different routes that a runner can access in and amongst Cedar Rapids.
Monica is the Director of Special Events for the Iowa City/Coralville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau. She is this year's RUN CRANDIC race director and was accompanied by Laura Jaime, who is currently a U of I student doing an internship with the ICCCVB. Both of these women were able to give another insider's perspective and tell us about some perks of the race as well as some more details pertaining to the course itself.
Hear highlighted Iowa Runner, Emily Moffitt's personal story. She shares her running roots and how she now balances running as a mother of two, and full time nurse at the Iowa Children's Hospital. She aspires to run a 2019 spring half marathon and quests for personal sources fo running motivation.
Interview with local runner Morgan Russell advocates for Type 1 Diabetic Runners by spearheading a local chapter for a Type One Run, running program. Follow the Facebook Group Type One Run - Cedar Rapids