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Real Runners Chat

Real runners chat is a show for average runners. We talk about races, goals, challenges and everything running related.

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Episode 27 - Stormy Phillips

Liz chats with Stormy Phillips, a Tulsa area ultra runner.  Stormy shares the story of how he began running, training for his first 50K, his attempts to get into Western States and his experience of finally running in this legendary race.   Stormy's blog here TATUR Racing

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15 Jul 2016

Rank #1

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Episode 24 - Tiffany Holmes

Tiffany Holmes is a Baltimore musician, mom and runner.  Tiffany has been documenting her run streak on Instagram. Liz and Tiffany chat about how Tiffany got into running, racing, running in Baltimore and what Tiffany has learned while doing her 500 plus day running streak.  Thank you, Tiffany!  Music by Purple Planet Music 


24 Jun 2016

Rank #2

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Episode 23 - Rebecca Bell

Rebecca Bell is a runner, coach, teacher, wife and mother.  She has 38 marathons and is training for the JFK 50 Mile race.  We talk about how she blends her own running and coaching, what running means to her and learning to run without her watch.  Rebecca Bell's blog here


17 Jun 2016

Rank #3

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Episode 20 - Five Things I've Learned About Runners From Producing The Podcast

To celebrate the 20th episode of Real Runners Chat, Liz is mixing things up and giving you her top 5 things that she has learned about runners from producing the podcast. She also shares the origin story of the show and includes some behind the scenes trivia.  Thank you for listening! Music by  http://www.purple-planet.com


27 May 2016

Rank #4

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Episode 17 - Jane Highley

Liz and Jane chat about running clubs, cross training, HIIT, Philadelphia's Broad Street Run and running while mothering small children.   Mentioned in this episode: Sorta Awesome Podcast Laura Vanderkam Broad Street Run


6 May 2016

Rank #5

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Episode 13 - Kit Mowdy of the Mowdy Ranch Mustang Run

Liz is joined by Kit Mowdy of the Mowdy Ranch Mustang Trail Run.  The Mowdy Ranch Mustang Run is June 11, 2016 near Coalgate, Oklahoma.  This race is held on the stunning grounds of a wild mustang horse ecosanctuary. This year, runners can chose from distances from 5k all the way up to 50k.  Kit talks about how and why they started the race and the planning and preparation that goes into this trail run. Liz also shares a little about her experience at the run last year.    For more info: http://www.mowdyranch.com/index.html Music by http://www.purple-planet.com


8 Apr 2016

Rank #6

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Episode 9 - Melissa, Christina and Angela from Ultra Ordinary Running Podcast

Liz welcomes Melissa, Christina and Angela from Ultra Ordinary Running to the show. They chat about training for the Javelina Jundred, a 100 mile Ultra Marathon in Arizona.  They also share what challenges they deal with while working and training.  Angela's Twitter: @angelamurf Angela's Blog:https://silverliningstrong.wordpress.com/ Christina's Twitter: @arunningmess Christina's Blog: http://www.arunningmess.com/ Melissa's Twitter: @melissa_raguet Melissa's Blog:  http://www.clothmother.com/ Ultra Ordinary Running Podcast


11 Mar 2016

Rank #7

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Episode 8 - Dana Ayers

In the intro, Corey and Liz talk about their experience at the Post Oak Lodge trail race in Tulsa this past weekend. Also, Liz chats with Dana Ayers, author of Confessions of an Unlikely Runner.  Dana is a former White House staffer and her first race was a 5k with President Bush.  Her book is filled with humorous and inspirational stories of the running adventures she's had over the past ten years.  Thank you for chatting with Real Runners Chat, Dana! Confessions of an Unlikely Runner available here Music: http://www.purple-planet.com


4 Mar 2016

Rank #8

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Episode 5 - Classic Rock Running Songs

Corey and Liz discuss how their week went and even talk about what they watched this week! Plus, Corey gives us his Super Bowl prediction.  Corey also gives his list of classic rock running songs for Liz to listen to while on the treadmill.   Music by http://www.purple-planet.com Email feedback at realrunnerschat@yahoo.com Follow on Instagram: @realrunnerschat Follow on Twitter:  @realrunnerschat


12 Feb 2016

Rank #9

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Episode 4 - Long Run Discussion and Chat with Alex

On this episode of Real Runners Chat, Corey and Liz discuss their latest long runs and how they felt during their training this week.  Topics include side stitches, running on busy roads, running in ditches, weekly workouts, classic rock running music, the upcoming Bruce Springsteen concert.  Liz also chatted with her friend Alex about couch to 5k, yoga, running in your 20's and 30's, running 5K's and half marathons, and what running does for their body images.     Follow us on Twitter at : @realrunnerschat Instagram: @realrunnerschat Email us at realrunnerschat@yahoo.com Music: http://www.purple-planet.com


5 Feb 2016

Rank #10

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Episode 32 - Kristine Gift

Kristine Gift chats with Liz about how she started running, training for her first marathon and how running has helped her cope with transitions in life.  


30 Sep 2016

Rank #11

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Episode 31 - Kim Abel

Just months after running her first marathon, Kim Abel was stricken with the rare neurological Guillain-Barre syndrome. In a week's time, she was unable to move and admitted to the hospital.   After treatment for the disease, she had to learn how to move her body and walk again.  She shares her inspiring story of recovery and talks about her goals for the future, including training for the 2016 Chicago Marathon.   View inspiring short videos about Kim here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UJ-0M-MaZpY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oy9OpYDvjoI Read about Kim's story here  http://newsok.com/article/5493606  Music by Purple-Planet Music 


9 Sep 2016

Rank #12

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Episode 30 - Sarah Scozzaro

Sarah Scozzaro is an ultrarunner, running coach, personal trainer and nature loving California girl currently residing in North Dakota.  Liz and Sarah chat about Sarah's quest to get into Western States and how she fell in love with trail running.   Check out Sarah's blog  https://drtyrunner.com/ follow Sarah on Instagram and twitter -  @drtyrunner


12 Aug 2016

Rank #13

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Episode 29 - Jen McDonald

Liz chats with Jen McDonald. Jen is an author, editor, military spouse and runner. Her book You Are Not Alone: Encouragement for the Heart of a Military Spouse was recently published.  Jen shares how she started running, failed attempts, family support and gives some great advice for beginners.  Jen's site Here Purchase Jen's book on Amazon Here Other books mentioned in this episode: Running Like a Girl Run Like a Mother My Year of Running Dangerously Music: http://www.purple-planet.com


5 Aug 2016

Rank #14

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Episode 2 - Heather

Liz chats with Heather, a friend who has been running for about ten years. Heather has run one marathon and several half marathons.  Their chat includes their schedules, running friends, shoes and other running topics. 


21 Jan 2016

Rank #15