Episode 126 - Ellen's Taper Trap

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It's the most wonderful time of the year! Boston Marathon weekend is here, and Peter and Bryan sit down with fast, funny Ellen London to talk her through her taper trap. They chat about the amazing field of elite women runners coming to Boston, race day clothes, how not to freak out about the weather, and pre-race traditions. Also, advice for runners coming to Boston for the first time and all the amazing HWYRT weekend events spanning TV, radio, and live at the Boston Public Library near the finish line of the greatest race in the world!

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Episode 125 - Vinnie Cent

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Bryan makes progress in physical therapy but worries about getting back to running. Meanwhile, Peter prepares to guide Tim Sullivan at the BAA 5K, but first he needs some guidance from Tim. Then, an interview with Vinnie Cent about the incredible cross-country trip he's about to embark on. Vinnie talks about his inspiration for the journey on the 15-year anniversary of his cancer recovery and the connections he hopes to make on the way. Peter and Bryan also grill him on his plans to strap on the feedbag in search of the best local cuisine. Plus, some announcements about the Run Millinocket film by award-winning filmmaker Greg Shea, the HWYRT Boston Marathon weekend plans, the HWYRT Boilermaker 15K team, and Millinocket 2018.

Read more about Vinnie Cent here: https://www.wirelessathlete.com/blog/

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Episode 124 - Fallback Week

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It's fallback week, and Bryan and Peter are taking stock. Peter gives updates on his training, while Bryan looks for inspiration on his spin bike. They also walk for some great causes and search for signs of spring. Then, Bryan looks to Peter for advice on how to slowly get back into running. He then ignores all suggestions and forges is own BIG plans for 2019...and tries to bring Peter along for the ride.


Episode 123 - BAA History Lesson

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Bryan and Peter welcome friend-of-the-show Paul Davies to the Boston Public Library Studio to discuss the building's amazing history as the first home to the Boston Athletic Association. Paul describes the early days of the BAA, including its exclusive facilities, how it started the Boston Marathon, and why the start and finish are where they are today! Paul also talks about which races he will and won't be running in 2018 and gives an introduction to parkrun USA (followed by an update from Peter on his first parkrun event). Then, Peter shares some news about his Boilermaker 15K entry, and Bryan shares how he plans to get back into running and racing in 2018. Finally, we Follow the Cent as we join Vinnie Cent for his conversation with Sierra Rebecca, co-leader of November Project Brooklyn. Following their winning relay race at the Celebrate Life Half Marathon, which honors those who have fought against cancer, Vinnie and Sierra sit down to talk about their experiences as young athletes and as cancer survivors, the struggles around survivorship beyond the illness itself, and how they have found community and support within NP and within organizations focused on young cancer survivors.

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Episode 122 - Ian Nurse

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HWYRT returns to their studio at the Boston Public Library for a super-big episode! Peter shares his artistic talents and talks about his not-so-great Saturday run. Bryan describes his latest recovery efforts and introduces a special Run 4 All Women event hosted by their new ambassador (and HWYRT Artist-in-Residence) Andrea Bonney Gould. Then they are joined by physical therapist and elite runner Dr. Ian Nurse (just call him "Ian"). Ian talks about his clinic, Wellness in Motion Boston, where they specialize in treating soft-tissue related injuries and help get athletes back to their activities. He then shares his own history as a runner and how he still manages to run 100+ miles per week! Ian also describes the role that running played in helping him meet his wife, elite runner Amanda Nurse, and their current lives as brand-new parents. Also discussed: the amazing Boston running community, the Boston Marathon experience (as seen from the front of the pack), how to run on easy days, the stretching gene, the importance of the right running shoes, and how Ian feels about trail running, ultras, and triathlons. Then, Igor Babushkin returns to face Peter and Bryan and discuss the elephant in the room—the Clyde Army Challenge. Plus, Jeremy Shaw-Munderback talks about life as a non-Clyde.

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Episode 121 - HWYRT Meets E4E

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Bryan and Peter check in on the latest happenings. Bryan is back to walking stadiums and cheering for Artist-in-Residence Andrea Bonney Gould as she makes her triumphant return to running. Peter continues training for the BAA 5K and possibly running a shoe store out of his office. Then, the HWYRT guys join Ironman Certified Coach John Harris and athlete Rob Bozovich on their Endurance for Everyone podcast. They talk about how Bryan and Peter got started in podcasting, the challenge of endurance racing, the pull of the running community, and why runners make the best triathletes. Plus, destination races! And, a chance to win some AMAZING prizes during Vinnie Cent's "A Streak to Remember" challenge.

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Episode 119 - Everyone in Boston Loves to Run Lovefest Part 1

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HWYRT joins forces with Heartbreak Hill Running Company for the 2018 Everyone in Boston Loves to Run Lovefest! While runners and their guests mingle, shop, and donate money to the charity drawing, Peter and Bryan collect amazing running stories that have to be shared. In this episode, we hear from HWYRT fan favorites, last year's charity drawing winner, and a variety of runners, including first-time marathoners, multi-marathoners, and one of the original Heartbreakers.

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Episode 118 - The Return of Amy Moritz

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Bryan and Peter welcome back sports reporter, author, and athlete Amy Moritz. Amy is in town to report on the Buffalo Sabres game against the Boston Bruins, so naturally Peter and Bryan join her at the TD Garden during the Sabres warm-up. They talk with Amy about her experience self-publishing her book "I Thought You'd be Faster" and how it came out of her experience becoming an endurance athlete. Amy also talks about her work as a sports reporter, the challenge of not falling into the comparison trap as an athlete, and a moment that reminds her to focus on celebrating successes. Plus, an update on the Clyde army countdown. 

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Episode 117 - The Return of Lori Richmond

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Peter and Bryan take the show on the road to Times Square in NYC. While there, they catch up with author/illustrator/runner Lori Richmond, who talks about her fantastic new children's picture book "Bunny's Staycation." Lori also shares her experiences working with a personal trainer on strength training, proper running form, and eating well. Plus, they chat about Lori's race plans for 2018, not-at-all-creepy efforts to reach out to Shalane Flanagan, and a Crankle 2K verbal, of sorts.

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