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Episode 63 - Lollipops and Roses - With Darris Blackford

Rust Belt Running

As we continue to go down the road of Covid-19, this week we brought in Columbus Marathon Race Director Darris Blackford to let us in to the thoughts behind fall race planning amidst this uncertainty.  We also find out how constructive each and every comment is that Darris receives (and reads) about the race each year.  Some major changes to the start line playlist in the future?

1hr 4mins

10 May 2020

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Darris Blackford- Race Director of the Nationwide Children's Hospital Columbus Marathon- Great News

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Darris Blackford- Race Director of the Nationwide Children's Hospital Columbus Marathon- Great News

3mins

14 Feb 2020

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Darris Blackford- Director for The Columbus Marathon which is taking place this weekend!

Joel Riley

Darris Blackford- Director for The Columbus Marathon which is taking place this weekend!

9mins

18 Oct 2019

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Episode 26 with Special Guest Darris Blackford - Race Director of the Columbus Marathon

Rust Belt Running

In this episode, we have the tremendous honor of talking with Darris Blackford about all things running. It was only supposed to be half an hour, but we had just too much fun, you get the full hour. Find out why Darris started running, how he started as Race Director, and (potentially) when the Horseshoe will be added back to this wonderful course.

1hr 2mins

9 Jul 2019

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RB121: Darris Blackford - Columbus Marathon Race Director And Runner

RunBuzz Running Podcast

In today's episode, I speak with Darris Blackford. Darris is the race director for the Nationwide Columbus Marathon and Half Marathon. Besides being the race director, Darris is an accomplished runner who has run over 200 marathons, including ultra-races like the Badwater 135 and Burning River. In this episode, we learn about Darris and how he became a race director. And, we talk running races, this year's Columbus marathon and we share lots of memories as well as some running tips. We also announce the Fall 2019 RunBuzz community meetup where community members from around the world can come run with us at the Columbus Marathon's 40th anniversary celebration. All this and more coming up on today's show. For show notes, please visit: https://www.runbuzz.com/121

54mins

3 Jun 2019

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The Columbus Marathon with Race Director, Darris Blackford

Conquering Columbus Podcast

Summary: The Columbus Marathon is one of the most well-run marathons in the mid-west, and that world-class experience is orchestrated by a world-class team, backed by Mr. Darris Blackford. On this episode, we sit down with Darris as he takes us through his childhood, experiences as a reporter for the Columbus Dispatch and traveling the …

1hr 5mins

30 Apr 2017

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Darris Blackford Columbus Marathon Race Director Podcast

Hot Dog Stand Chronicles - Mike Rudd

Columbus Marathon Race Director Darris Blackford to talk about the behind the scenes of running one of the biggest and the best marathons in America. We dive into what it takes to build an idea in your life and how to tap into your passions plus Darris's background building the first marathon "pace teams" and finishing the Badwater Ultra Marathon after going down for the count 5 times! Check out Columbus Marathon dot com to get signed up for next year's race!

30mins

12 Nov 2014