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Harvey Lewis

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Striving for Purpose with Harvey Lewis

Chapter X with Michael Kay

It takes a great deal of courage to start something new. We crave routines because they give us comfort, but making a commitment to try new things just might empower you to go after what’s important to you. Today you’ll hear from Harvey Lewis as he shares his inspiring journey of struggles and success. As he makes a creative journey through Chapter X, Harvey’s story of the transition from actor to producer is one that’s been fueled by passion and a drive to make the world a better place. In this episode, Harvey discusses the impact of making tough choices, serving others, and striving to live a meaningful life for you.  We covered: What growing up on a ranch taught Harvey about self-discipline and work How he was discovered as an actor after moving to LA in the 70’s Making it through the opportunities and challenges of transitioning careers The important ideas he’s considered about retirement planning Harvey’s philosophy on the key takeaway we can learn from retirement


7 Jul 2021

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S2 - Ep22 - Harvey Lewis, ultrarunner, joins us to discuss his side hustle and passion for running

Side Hustle City

Harvey Sweetland Lewis (born April 1976) is an American ultrarunner, social studies and economics teacher, world traveler and public speaker.Noted for his spontaneity as much as his dedication, Lewis often seeks new challenges to improve his health, with positive effects on the community or the environment as a side benefit. For example, he commutes to work every day of his own volition, usually running or cycling, but occasionally skiing or walking. Even on days immediately following an endurance race, he makes the six-mile round trip commute with his backpack filled with a change of clothes, his laptop, graded homework assignments and his packed lunch.Lewis has run to work for most of his adult life: as a college student, a factory worker and even a car salesperson (before becoming a teacher). When interviewed after his 3:20 sprint finish at the inaugural Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon in 1999, Lewis joked: "I am the only car salesman in America who runs to and from work."Lewis frequently posts videos of his training strategies, endurance races and his morning-after commutes to his Ultra Runner social media outlet, highlighting the people who inspire him along the way while simultaneously holding himself accountable to his goals. Lewis encourages others to find a source of inspiration and pursue one's dreams.Lewis is one of six male runners representing Team USA at the 2017 International Association of Ultrarunners (IAU) 24 Hour World Championship on July 1–2, 2017 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Previously, he has represented Team USA at the last three 24-Hour World Championships in 2012, 2013 and 2014. Lewis's qualifying run for the 2017 championship was 157.9 miles on September 19, 2015, when he won the NorthCoast 24-Hour Endurance Run in Cleveland, OH, 18 years after participating in his first national championship.Lewis has competed in well known events such as Badwater, Arrowhead Ultra and the Marathon des Sables, as well as lesser known endurance events such as the Ultra Gobi, where part of the challenge for the 50 participants is in self-navigating and self-supporting the 400 km course (250 miles) through the Gobi Desert in western China, Gansu province, with temperatures ranging from below freezing to 100 °F.In July 2014, Lewis won the Badwater Ultramarathon near Death Valley, CA, in just under 23 hours and 53 minutes. This race is touted as the world's toughest foot race due to extremely hot temperatures and immense elevation changes throughout the course. Six months later near the Canada–US border in International Falls, MN, Lewis tied for second place at the Arrowhead 135, showing not only his adaptability for racing in any climate, but also his sportsmanship. He and fellow runner Jan Kriska battled for second place for most of the race, but in the end, both agreed to finish together tied for second, according to accounts from the race.Support the show (https://paypal.me/sidehustlecity)

1hr 17mins

30 May 2021

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RRL #50 | Harvey Lewis & Jennifer Russo – Ohio’s Backyard Ultra

Ridge RUNers

Come check out our 50th Ridge RUNers Live Show with the two final participants at this year’s Ohio’s Backyard Ultra, Harvey Lewis and Jennifer Russo! Harvey took home the win running 229.16 miles over the course of 55 hours. Jennifer set a personal distance PR as well taking home the assist running 225 miles in 54 hours. We are so excited to sit down with these incredible athletes. Make sure you hop in the chat to have all your questions answered! See you there!

1hr 16mins

6 Apr 2021

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Ep. # 19 - Big's Backyard World Preview with Harvey Lewis

Chasing Tomorrow Podcast

Chasing Tomorrow show hosts Dave and Joe interview Harvey Lewis ahead of the upcoming Big's Backyard Ultra World Championship.  Lewis, a vegan ultra-runner, is known for his participation in endurance events lasting days — or even months. He’s been on the USA 24 Hour Running Team five times. He ran the entire Appalachian Trail In less than 50 days which was the 8th Fastest Known Time and subject of the film, “Like Harvey, Like Son”. He’s also run the Badwater 135 nine times, winning it in 2014.


15 Oct 2020

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Long Run 115 - Harvey Lewis

Ten Junk Miles

Join Scotty and ultra mainstay Harvey Lewis for a one on one discussion of his life in running, his recent Badwater 146 FKT, Burning River 100 win and all things related.  Harvey needs to come back for more.  For sure!This episode brought to you by Hemp Daddy's CBD oil.  Start sleeping like a baby and get rid of all that needless inflammation and pain now!! https://hempdaddys.com/tjm/This episode also brought to you by our friends at XOSKIN.  Listen for a discount code.  Learn more about them here: http://www.xoskin.us/index.htmlWebsite: http://www.tenjunkmiles.com/Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/tenjunkmilesTwitter: https://twitter.com/tenjunkmilesInstagram:https://www.instagram.com/tenjunkmiles/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TenJunkMiles/

1hr 53mins

4 Sep 2020

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RRL #24 | BR100 Winners Jennifer Russo & Harvey Lewis

Ridge RUNers

Come check out our 24th Ridge RUNers Live Show with the winners from the Burning River 100! Harvey Lewis and Jennifer Russo took the top spots. Hear the stories from these amazing runners about their awesome accomplishment this past weekend!

1hr 22mins

26 Aug 2020

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Harvey Lewis II crewing for the Appalachian trail FKT as a 78 year old

KristianUltra Trail Running Podcast

Harvey Lewis II is the father of Harvey Sweetland Lewis III (Episode 6). We talk about his involvement in the 2018 FKT attempt on the Appalachian trail as the crew. We also talk about many interesting things. Harvey Lewis II is 80 years old. Link to Liz Anzos current Appalachian trail FKT www.mercuryontheat.com My links... Online Run coaching www.kristianultra.com Email: kristianultra@gmail.com

1hr 29mins

20 Jul 2020

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The Quarantine Backyard Ultra Preview with Gene Dykes, Harvey Lewis and Greg Armstrong

The Running4Soles Podcast


3 Apr 2020

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Coronavirus and the ENDTIME with J Harvey Lewis!

Spirit Force

2hr 11mins

6 Mar 2020

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SpiritWars: Coronavirus and the ENDTIME with J Harvey Lewis!


2hr 10mins

5 Mar 2020