This podcast highlights races, clubs, and running routes in the Baltimore, Maryland area while also sharing interviews with local runners and coaching advice for improving running performance and enjoyment.
Episode 38 focuses on catching up with past guests and contributors to hear about their running adventures from 2020. Melissa Simkins shares her experiences running the Baltimore Marathon virtually. Ashley Carr recounts her experiences setting two Fastest Known Time (FKT) records on the Appalachian Trail. Insung Kim details running the Grandma's Marathon virtually, completing the summer GRIT 300 mile challenge, and running her first ultramarathon in person, the historic JFK 50 miler. In another segment from the vault, mental performance specialist Shannon Mulcahy shares some tips in the Strong Mind, Stronger Runner segment. A new contributor, physical therapist Dr. Rozalyn Moore shares some training tips for new runners and those getting back into the running habit.
Episode 37 includes race reports from the 2020 US Olympic Trials Marathon and the Blades 20 Miler. It also includes the Coach’s Corner segment with Coach Buddy Weber. Our feature interview is with ultrarunners Dave Seel and Dave Kadis, known collectively as the UltraDaves. This conversation highlights the power of running to bring people together and to help them to achieve greater personal fulfillment.
Episode 36 is a special episode, the first in a series called Legends of Baltimore Running, featuring an interview with Nut Hall of the Baltimore Road Runners Club. Nut's career in the Baltimore running community goes back to the 70s as a runner and continues today primarily as a race timer. He shares his running story and quite a bit of Baltimore running history as well.
Episode 34 includes race reports from the Atlanta Half Marathon, the Seneca Creek Greenway Marathon, and the Zydeco Marathon. It also includes the return of the Coach’s Corner segment with Coach Buddy Weber and introduces the new Strong Mind, Stronger Runner segment with mental performance specialist Shannon Mulcahy. Our feature interview is with Christine Cherry. Christine is a former collegiate runner who made significant gains in 2019 after a few years away from the sport. However, a setback in early 2020 has her focused on improving her overall health…and hopes to help other runners by sharing information that could help them be healthier also.
Episode 33 includes race reports from the Gasparilla Distance Classic 5K and the Maryland RRCA Club Challenge 10 Miler. We also preview the race calendar for April 2020, speak with the race director of the new Naptown Run in May, chat with Dr. Annie Neurohr about teaching a running clinic in India, share a destination running route in New York City, and feature an interview with Rob Santoni. Rob gave up running during his young adult years to focus on family and career, but his return to the sport has him focused at age 52 on trying to achieve a goal that would be impressive at any age: breaking 3 hours in the Boston Marathon.
Episode 32 features race reports from the BRRC GPS 8 Miler, Super Bowl Trail Race, Algonquin 50K, and Cupid's Crush 5 Miler. Bob Hilson from the Baltimore Pacemakers shares information on the Maryland Half Marathon and 5K in late May and information about new training videos available each week before this year's race. Our feature interview is with Ryan McGrath, a veteran of the local endurance racing scene who shares stories from his 2+ decades as a runner, multi-sport athlete, and organizer of events.
Episode 31 features race reports from the PHUNT 25K, Eternal Winter 6-Hour Run, the Louisiana Half Marathon, and the Gin Riot, a preview of the Enoch Pratt Free Library Runs with BRRC, previews of race in March 2020, a Destination Run in Annapolis, and an interview with Insung Kim. Insung was just ramping up her running in 2019 when she faced the greatest challenge of her life. Instead of stepping back from running, she used it as a key part of her big comeback.
Episode 30 features race Reports from the Cursa dels Nossas, Dirty Bird 30K, and the Frozen Finger 5 Miler, a second installment of The Why, and an interview with Dr. Annie Neurohr. Annie is a physical therapist and biomotion specialist whose practice focuses on helping to treat and prevent running injuries. She is also an avid runner and supports Back on My Feet.
This episode features race reports from December 2019 races, previews of races in February 2020, a running route along the Baltimore and Harford County line, a new segment called The Why, and an interview with Thomas Neuberger, founder of Believe in the Run and the Faster Bastards.
This episode features race reports from late November and early December races, previews of upcoming races from late December 2019 through January 2020, a Coach's Corner review of the fall marathon training season, running routes in Baltimore City and Holland, Michigan, and an interview with Nick Rodricks, co-founder of November Project Baltimore who not only chases his own fitness goals but is a tireless supporter of those in the community seeking to reach theirs as well.
This episode features race reports from mid November races, previews of upcoming races from mid December 2019, coaching advice on dealing with disappointment, running routes in Baltimore County and Philadelphia, and an interview with Alison Staples, a local runner who has not only pushed herself to tackle a bunch of new running challenges but also does a great job of engaging others in the running community as well.
This episode features race reports from early November, previews of upcoming races from mid November through early December, coaching advice on winter training, running routes in Baltimore County and Harford County, and an interview with Brad Leatherbarrow, a lifelong Maryland resident who started a new chapter in his life with an epic adventure.
This episode features race reports from mid October, previews of upcoming races in mid to late November, coaching advice on race and training pacing, running routes in Baltimore County and Montgomery County, and an interview with Helen Jones, an original Baltimore Pacemaker who continues to crush big goals in her running career.
This episode features race Reports from late September and mid October, previews of upcoming races in late October and early November, part 5 in an ongoing series about fall marathon training, running routes in Columbia and Prince George's County, and an interview with Brian and Ashley Carr, a badass ultrarunning couple who just completed an epic adventure.
Episode 22 features a huge set of race reports, an immersive race experience from Pemberton 24, a preview of mid-October races, advice from Coach Buddy on running safety, running routes in Towson and Michigan, and an interview with local elite road runner Tyler Muse.
Episode 21 is a special fifth Monday episode of the podcast. This special episode features an interview with Buddy Weber, a running coach with the Baltimore Road Runners Club who also competes in road and trail races in the Baltimore area.
Episode 20 includes race Reports from the Charles Street 12 Miler and the Ted 100 Birthday Runs, a preview of late September races, a look into the preparation of one runner for Pemberton 24, part 4 of an ongoing segment on fall marathon training, running routes in Druid Hill Park and Salisbury, Maryland, and an interview with Will Wright, a newcomer to the Baltimore running scene with a background in obstacle course racing.
Episode 19 is a Back to School episode and includes race reports from August 2019 races, previews of September 2019 races, Coach Buddy's advice for managing our nutrition for running, running routes in Cylburn Arboretum and Atlanta, Georgia, and a pair of interviews focusing on the high school running scene: the first with top local high school runner Nia Warren of Digital Harbor High School and Coach Greg Hrinda from Pikesville High School.
Episode 18 includes race Reports from the Bunker Hill Trail Race and the Dreaded Druid Hills 10K, previews of races in late August and September, part 3 of a series on fall marathon training with Coach Buddy, running routes in Catonsville and Wakefield, Massachusetts, and and interview with Suzy Serpico, a triathlete who recently completed an epic adventure.
Episode 17 includes race reports from mid July races, a look at upcoming races in mid August, a preview of the Susquehanna River Running Festival in September, advice from Coach Buddy on running in the heat, running routes in Baltimore County and for your vacation, and an interview with Henry Peck, who has been an endurance athlete since the 1970s and is still going strong.
This special episode for the 5th Monday in July will feature an interview by Coach Buddy Weber of Glenn Smith, the host of the Running Around Baltimore podcast. This interview focuses on Glenn's background, some of his running story, and how the Running Around Baltimore podcast was born.
This episode includes race reports from late June and early to mid July 2019 races, information on late July and early August races, the second installment in our fall marathon training series, running routes in Leakin Park and Prince George's County, MD, and an interview with Megan DiGregorio, who has been a force on the local and regional running scene for many years, from the steeplechase to 50 milers.
This episode includes Reports from mid June 2019 races, information on early to mid July races, advice from Coach Buddy on doing what's right for you in your training, running routes in Patterson Park and Ocean City, Maryland, and an interview with Jeremy Ardanuy, who burst onto the local running scene and has taken it by storm over the last few years.
Episode 13 is a marathon and ultramarathon focused episode. It includes includes reports from early June 2019 races, information on late June 2019 and 4th of July races, coaching advice for marathon training, running routes in Baltimore County and Chicago, Illinois, and an interview with Erin Surette, who has been testing her limits at some of the toughest ultramarathons on the East Coast and shares the highs and lows of trail running with us.
Episode 12 includes reports on 4 races, information on mid June 2019 races, coaching advice on cadence, running routes in northern Baltimore County and Queen Anne's County, and an interview with TJ Bryan, a Masters runner who keeps pushing for faster times when most of her competitors are slowing down.
Episode 11 includes a race report on the Providence Marathon, information on late May and early June 2019 races, coaching advice on tweaking our running form, running routes in Owings Mills and the Appalachian Trail, and an interview with Trent Swanson, race director for the Algonquin 50k and a growing stable of races on Maryland's Eastern Shore.
Episode 10 of the podcast includes a special interview with a representative from Athletes Serving Athletes to share ways people can get involved in their amazing running charity. Our main interview is with David Flax, who shares his running story and ways to keep pushing for new goals as we enter the later years of our running careers.
This episode 8 of the podcast. It includes a race report from the Cherry Blossom 10 Mile Run upcoming races in late April and early May, tips for preventing injuries, running routes in Charles Village and Salt Lake City, and an interview with Kelly Bell, lead singer of the Kelly Bell Band, former professional wrestler, and runner.
This episode 7 of the podcast. It includes a race report on the Shamrock Half Marathon in Virginia Beach, upcoming races in early to mid April, tips for running safely, running routes in Locust Point and Boston, Massachusetts, and an interview with Cory Donovan, a runner with the Baltimore Pacemakers and November Project and a yoga teacher.
This is episode 6 of the podcast. It includes running routes in Mount Vernon and New York City, coaching advice for enhancing rest and recovery, and an interview with Valencia Hike, BRRC Vice President, a leader with Black Girls Run, and a Ragnar ambassador.
This is episode 4 of the podcast. It includes race reports from three early February 2019 races, coaching advice on planning a race calendar, and an interview with ultra runners Rachel Black (Rachel 1) and Rachel Rosenblatt (Rachel 2).