Episode 138 – Dan Janis

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Peter and Bryan take to the streets and are joined by Dan Janis, who is well on his way to running a marathon in all 50 states. Dan shares how he’s managed to  make such unbelievable progress in crossing states off his list, and how he plans to wrap it all up. Plus, tales of one race with mobile port-a-potties, the types of people you meet at remote marathons, the best post-race parties, and what happens when the giant beaver mascot decides to leave early.

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Episode 137 - A Cool 10K

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Bryan and Peter finally make it back to the studio at the Boston Public Library where they are joined by Social Media Guru Anna Brooks, who just completed her second BAA 10K. They talk about the race experience, Peter and Bryan's sweaty view from the sidelines, and the secrets of the team tents. Bryan shares the unique pre-race regimen that helped Artist-in-Residence Andrea Bonney Gould crush the BAA 10K, and Peter gives an update from the medical tent on his Boilermaker 15K training. Then, we Follow the Cent to Kansas City where Vinnie Cent sits down with recently retired NP Kansas City co-leader John Kohler. John describes how his experience at the Boston Marathon in 2013, the year of the bombing, led him to connect with fellow runners on social media, and how that eventually helped him discover November Project (and starts a new tribe in Kansas City). He also talks about the after-school program he started to get kids more active and about the importance of challenging ourselves to move out of our comfort zone.

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Episode 136 - Alan Scherer

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Peter and Bryan venture outside the studio, first to Peter’s house and then to Bryan’s car, to make some HWYRT magic. Peter has a big announcement about his run streak and Bryan offers his sage advice. Bryan also impresses Peter with his amazing return to athletics. Then, they welcome November Project Boston tribe member and photographer Alan Scherer to discuss a more serious topic that has been in the news: suicide. Alan shares his struggles with mental illness and how he worked to recover after hitting his personal rock bottom. They discuss how hearing about other suicides can become a trigger for those who have a history of depression. Finally, Alan shares how he has found support and inspiration through the running community and through his photography, and how he hopes to use his experiences to help others who are trying to find their way to health.

If you, or someone you know, needs help:

https://afsp.org

https://samaritanshope.org

https://www.nami.org/#

https://deconstructingstigma.org

http://www.wediko.org

For more about Alan:

https://500px.com/alanschererphotographer

https://teespring.com/stores/littlebitsoflife

https://www.customink.com/fundraising/littlebitsbrand

https://boston.backonmyfeet.org

Join the HWYRT Strava club and share your sweet, sweet stats!   https://www.strava.com/clubs/HWYRT

Buy some HWYRT merch! http://howwasyourruntoday.com/store-1/

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Episode 135 - Phoning It In

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Bryan and Peter can't be together at the studio, but a new episode is only a phone call away. Peter is cautious about his running streak after feeling some familiar pains, while Bryan and Artist-in-Residence Andrea tackle The North Face Endurance Challenge, resulting in a mix of victories and struggles. Also, Bryan talks about being back in the racing game (although there is still so much #RebuildingBryan to be done) and Peter starts to question his racing decisions. Next, we follow Vinnie Cent to Atlanta, where he chats with Coco Esser of the November Project Atlanta tribe. Coco describes how she got into distance running, made ALL the mistakes, and fell in love with the sport. She also talks about getting into running groups when she moved to Atlanta and how she found her home with NP. 

Join our Strava club!   https://www.strava.com/clubs/HWYRT

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Episode 134 - Community News

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We start by Following the Cent as Vinnie travels to Virginia Beach to chat with Nic King. Nic, who ran an amazing 14 races in one year for the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series, talks about how he got started with running, how he discovered November Project, and how engaging with other runners  has helped him come out of his shell and find his community. Then, we return to the studio! Peter gives an update on the Clyde Army Countdown and reveals a big race announcement. Meanwhile, Bryan keeps building his base, mile by mile, as he sets his sights for a big Millinocket comeback. Plus, Peter shares a story about unexpected HWYRT connections and about a special sighting he had on a recent run.

There is still time to help us reach our full print order! Be sure to order your sweet, sweet, limited edition HWYRT Boilermaker 15K singlet before June 13th: https://www.customink.com/g/ktm0-00bd-ng4g

Join our HWYRT Strava club! We're a good time! https://www.strava.com/clubs/HWYRT

Episode 133 - Chicken on a Hot Roof

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Bryan and Peter record on location at the Gould Family Farm. Bryan is ready to spring himself from PT, while Peter continues to train for the Utica Boilermaker 15K. Then, Vinnie Cent travels to Baltimore and talks with NP's Hallie Herz. Hallie shares how she got involved in the November Project and how she hopes to encourage more inclusiveness within the NP community, particularly for LGBTQ members. Hallie also talks about her participation in the Baltimore XFest, a comedy festival specifically designed for women and gender minorities in comedy. Plus, Peter gives Bryan a semi-update on the Clyde Army Countdown 2018 and puts a call out to Igor Bubushkin.  

There is still time to order your sweet, sweet, limited edition HWYRT Boilermaker 15K singlet before June 13th: https://www.customink.com/g/ktm0-00bd-ng4g

Join our Strava club! See where we run!  https://www.strava.com/clubs/HWYRT

Episode 132 - Josh Sprague

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Bryan continues his recovery by tackling some hills and starting to plan some races. Then, an interview with cyclist, runner, and Orange Mud CEO Josh Sprague. Josh talks about his crazy adventure races, including a run through the desert on a horse with no name. (Actually, it was named "Macaroni.") He shares how he trained for adventure races in the past and now trains for ultra running and other endurance races. He also describes how his experiences on the trail led him to design his own water pack and build it into a business. Plus, the advantages of ultra races over marathons, how he straps on the feedbag during a race (and where he has gone wrong), and advice for first-time ultra runners. Be sure to check out Josh’s products at www.orangemud.com

Help HWYRT reach our full print order! Be sure to order your sweet, sweet, limited edition HWYRT Boilermaker 15K singlet before June 1st: https://www.customink.com/g/ktm0-00bd-ng4g

Join our Strava club!   https://www.strava.com/clubs/HWYRT

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Episode 131 - Call Waiting

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This week, we get an update on the great progress being made in the #rebuildbryan project, plus an update on how some friends of the show are doing with their goals. Next, it's story time! Bryan takes a wrong turn and finds himself in a place has never been, while Peter wrestles with his choices as a good Samaritan. Then, it's time to Follow the Cent! Vinnie Cent interviews NP Philly's Jessica Wayashe, who participated in the Run Across Haiti, a 230-mile, seven-day(!) fundraiser to support the work of preparing and placing families in Haiti into good, dignified jobs, including jobs on the Run. Jessica describes the experience of training for and participating in the event. She also shares how running helped connect her with a community and how she chronicles her experiences and tries to inspire others in her blog https://www.thewayashelives.com

Help us reach our full print order! Be sure to order your sweet, sweet, limited edition HWYRT Boilermaker 15K singlet before June 1st: https://www.customink.com/g/ktm0-00bd-ng4g

Episode 130 - Another Mother Runner’s Day With Sarah Bowen Shea

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We are celebrating Mother's Day with our special guest, Another Mother Runner's Sarah Bowen Shea. Sarah chats with us about how college crew got her into running, how she started the Another Mother Runner podcast with Dimity McDowell, and how they grew their small venture into a big business. Sarah also shares how she defines success, the power of the AMR tribe (and other running communities), and how to stay positive when coming back from injury. Plus, house parties, found money, Bart Yasso, Daniel Craig, and a fair amount of TMI.

Check out AMR: https://anothermotherrunner.com

Help us reach our full print order! Be sure to order your sweet, sweet, limited edition HWYRT Boilermaker 15K singlet before June 1st: https://www.customink.com/g/ktm0-00bd-ng4g

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Episode 129 - Runstreet

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It's May, so Peter finally gets to ask Bryan the big question: "How was your run today?" And...he gets an answer! Then they go back in time once more to the Boston Marathon to respond to a listener question about their experience. They describe the crazy marathon-day weather conditions atop Heartbreak Hill, and Peter shares his amazing experience meeting an international, first-time marathoner. Then, we listen in on Bryan's interview with Marnie Kunz, running coach, writer, and creator of Runstreet Art Runs, which takes runners of all levels on tours to explore local street art and murals. Marnie talks about how Runstreet got started in New York, the experience of leading the big Boston Marathon shakeout run, and where else she'd like to take Runstreet. Plus, an announcement about our upcoming Mother's Day episode!

http://www.runstreet.com

Be sure to order your sweet, sweet, limited edition HWYRT Boilermaker 15K singlet before June 1st: https://www.customink.com/g/ktm0-00bd-ng4g

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