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There is running, and then there is running for something bigger than yourself.

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There is running, and then there is running for something bigger than yourself.

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Love the variety of subjects and people interviewed. Always uplifting with a great story. Keep them coming Keith!

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Love the variety of subjects and people interviewed. Always uplifting with a great story. Keep them coming Keith!
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Rank #1: Louisa High School Teacher Kate Fletcher - The 2019 Lions Pride Run For Scholarships

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What you'll hear in this conversation:

Even after you've run 100 miles, a 35 mile run comes with it's own set of fears and doubts. Part of our human condition is doubts. And maybe that's why we run, because we love wrestling with doubt. Life isn't about training to be comfortable, it's about mastering our approach to life when it gets uncomfortable. 

Runners rarely win a race, they often have setbacks, yet they keep going, doing something that would be much easier to quit.Is it possible that in a culture that is more comfortable than ever, runners are a group of people seeking discomfort, and possibly because they want the chance to wrestle with failure to see how they'll respond. Kate Fletcher is not a runner drawn to "racing." She talks about why it's difficult for her to find a reason to race, but relatively easy to find a reason to run. Whether we are running or tackling a career or a relationship, understanding "why" we do it is always the key fulfillment.Are runners salespeople? What are we trying to sell ourselves and others through our running?A conversation about the book Born to Run - and this idea that the secret to running is found in our capacity for loving one another. It's found in compassion. Maybe running gives us the opportunity to have meaningful conversations with ourselves and others we might not normally have otherwise. Contribute to Kate's Lion Pride Scholarship Fund _______________

Introduction and closing song: One Flame to Burn (Prospect 7)

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Email me at: r.keithcartwright@gmail.com

Mar 25 2019

1hr 16mins

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Rank #2: Will Turner - The Quest for 60 Ironman Triathlons in One Year - Episode 70

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What you'll hear on this episode. 

Will Turner decided he wanted to do something big the year he turned 60 years old. That big turned into a quest to run 60 Ironman Triathlons in one year. That's one every 6 days. Will takes time to share his adventure with us as he closes in on completing this goal. He talks about his hope this will encourage other people to live their bold - check out Will's website here: Live Your Bold

Will talked to me about remaining active and chasing big dreams even as we age. He talked about the importance of recovery in these endurance races.The mental game - how did he shift from a mindset of pre-race nerves to focus on the day and race at hand?Will talks about how he's using this journey to inspire others - including a group of New York 4th graders. 

Introduction and closing song: One Flame to Burn (Prospect 7)

A special thank you to Sid Busch for sponsoring today's episode through Patreon.

If you would like to comment on this podcast you can contact me and leave a comment at:

Email me at: r.keithcartwright@gmail.com

Nov 06 2018

1hr 5mins

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Rank #3: My Georgia Jewel 2018 Race Recap - First Ultra, First Ultra DNF - Episode 67

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Did I Accomplish What I Set Out To Do?
I set out to run my first ultra marathon. I didn't. So the answer is no. But over the years I've learned that's usually the wrong question. The right question is did I learn what God wanted me to learn, did I accomplish what HE wanted me to accomplish. I'll go back to what I said I was setting out to do:​
"That is my journey today. To feel small. To discover that my faith is bigger than myself, it's bigger than the words I cling to in the bible. Me and those words - we are mere reflections of the larger than life God who loves me. The God who will see me through this day, and triumphantly through this race."
 
​Sometimes we measure triumph by our own standards - our own sense of victory. But God doesn't promise us the victory we're looking for, he promises us the victory he's pointing us toward. The Georgia Jewel reminded me our greatest victory is rooted in placing others before ourselves. I'll find victory in trusting God has a better plan for finishing what I couldn't. Will I go back to the Georgia Jewel and try to finish what I couldn't? I don't know. I know this. Two years ago I couldn't finish the Patrick Henry Half Marathon. Last month I ran my fastest half marathon ever at that race. This past January I couldn't finish the Houston Marathon; In response, I immediately registered to run that race again in 2019. Defeat never sits well with me. But make no mistake, even in defeat, even if I never go back to the Jewel, I am grateful for a God who saw me through the day. Oh how triumphantly he saw me through my race.For that, I am grateful.  

Introduction and closing song: One Flame to Burn (Prospect 7)

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My google voice number which will go to a voicemail: 804-496-1112

Email me at: r.keithcartwright@gmail.com

Oct 01 2018

1hr 4mins

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Rank #4: The 2019 Land Between the Lakes Ultra Recap

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This is the TwoTim47.com podcast episode number 79. From my blog recap of the Land Between the Lakes UltraThis was not the start I'd anticipated for my attempt at my longest run ever. There was no way to train for these conditions outside of daily runs through a swamp in the middle of a hurricane - neither of which I'd had access to. It was clear this day was about me and my heart. No coach was going to drag me through. No inspirational meme was going to coax me on. This day was about the miles I'd put on my feet and legs leading up to this moment, and whatever strength I'd stowed away in my mind. ​And if I was lucky, this day would be about discovering some new strength along the way. ​Listen to this podcast for the rest of this running story. 

Mar 20 2019

44mins

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Rank #5: 70 Year Old Gene Dykes is Still Crushing the 3 Hour Marathons - and More_Episode 75

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This is Gene Dykes' 2018 running year in review - in his own words:

My running year in review! I've had a few requests to post both an overview of my 2018 running season and a preview of 2019. This post looks back on 2018 and in a few days I'll post what I'm looking forward to in 2019.

Normally, I schedule a year ahead of time by picking the really fun adventures I want to have, and then I'll schedule competitive races into the remaining time. However, I turned 70 in 2018, so being at the top of a new age group, I decided to let competitive races take priority and limit my adventure runs. It turned out well! (I set nine US age group records, and I won 10 USATF national titles) And now, lots of boring statistics, with a little commentary thrown in:

Miles run: 2,597 (no, I wasn't tempted to go back out New Year's Eve to run 3 more miles)Races run: 43 races in 40 weekends for a total of 725 race miles

Even though I ran more races in a year than ever before, because I ran fewer really long races, my total miles are down a bit from the 2,800 miles of the previous couple of years, and the race miles are well off the 1,300 race miles of previous years. I'll remedy that next year!

Breakdown of races by type and distance:

Road:5K: 38K: 15 Mile: 410K: 215K: 110 Mile: 2Half Marathon: 3Marathon: 7

Trail:10K: 315K: 1Half Marathon: 150K: 150 mile: 270 mile: 1100 mile: 16 hours: 1

Indoor Track:3K: 1

Outdoor Track:800 meters: 11500 meters: 12K Steeplechase: 15K: 110K: 112 Hours: 1

Cross Country:5K: 2

I set 11 new PR's in 2018, so I'm still getting faster at age 70 and after 12 years of racing. Can I possibly improve again in 2019?_______________________________________________________________________________________

What a powerful year for Gene. I hope you enjoy this conversation as Gene dives into how he keeps doing it, year after year, faster and faster. 

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Introduction and closing song: One Flame to Burn (Prospect 7)

A special thank you to Kristen Myers for sponsoring today's episode through Patreon.

If you would like to comment on this podcast you can contact me and leave a comment at:

Email me at: r.keithcartwright@gmail.com

Jan 07 2019

1hr 8mins

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Rank #6: An Interview With Still I Run Founder Sasha Wolff_Episode 74

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Sasha Wolff battles a mental illness. She's discovered running is a strong ally in that battle. As she searched the internet to find a group of runners that rallied to promote their own mental health or that of others, she couldn't find one. So she decided to create her own. In this conversation, Sasha talks openly about her own mental illness and how that led her to founding Still I Run

Check out the Still I Run Facebook Group

You may also be interested in checking out their closed inspiration group here

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Introduction and closing song: One Flame to Burn (Prospect 7)

A special thank you to Rachel Wood for sponsoring today's episode through Patreon.

If you would like to comment on this podcast you can contact me and leave a comment at:

Email me at: r.keithcartwright@gmail.com

Dec 28 2018

54mins

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Rank #7: An Interview with Donna Shagena - The Journey to a First Marathon - Episode 68

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What you'll hear on this episode. 

My friend Donna Shagena joined me on this TwoTim47.com journey when it began. So today I'm happy to share her journey. Her journey to a first marathon. On this episode we'll trace the beginning of her running journey from a young girl thinking she weighed too much and wanted to run to lose weight - to the woman she is today, chasing down a goal that was inspired by so many others. Donna talks about her falling in love with running after running the Victory Junction Run to Victory 5k, where she got to shake Kyle Petty's hand at the finish line. She talks about the impact the Megsmiles Supporters Facebook family has had on her life. She talks about how running has changed who she is. And oh - there may be some talk about a cartwheel at the finish line of her upcoming first marathon - the finish line of the Richmond Marathon on November 10, 2018.  

Introduction and closing song: One Flame to Burn (Prospect 7)

A special thank you to Doug Bohn for sponsoring today's episode through Patreon.

If you would like to comment on this podcast you can contact me and leave a comment at:

Email me at: r.keithcartwright@gmail.com

Oct 15 2018

58mins

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Rank #8: Ultra Runner Stacy Saunders Refused To Let Three Strikes Take Her Out_Episode 73

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I had no idea at the time, but back in 2015, at a Run the Bluegrass Half Marathon pre-race dinner, Stacy Saunders and I were in the same barn listening to an inspirational talk. The speaker, Harvey Lewis, challenged everyone to write something down they wanted to accomplish that year. I didn't write anything. But Stacy, I've since learned, wrote down that she wanted to run 100 miles.Well, here we are, over 3 years later, and I have the pleasure to share a conversation I had with Stacy shortly after she recently achieved that 100 mile goal. It's been a journey filled with ups and downs. Her story is one that brings to life the opportunities that come not just from chasing a dream, but often from failing at it. I've hinted - or maybe outright stated - I'm intrigued by the prospects of running 100 miles. This conversation did nothing to discourage that thinking. I hope it will encourage you to dare greatly - and if it's the fear of failure standing in your way - that you'll stomp out that fear once and for all. 

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Introduction and closing song: One Flame to Burn (Prospect 7)

A special thank you to Missy Blacker for sponsoring today's episode through Patreon.

If you would like to comment on this podcast you can contact me and leave a comment at:

Email me at: r.keithcartwright@gmail.com

Dec 10 2018

1hr 16mins

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Rank #9: From 390 pounds to an Ultra Marathoner in a Little Over a Year - Meet Orlando Buck_Episode 76

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Meet Orlando Buck. This is a post he shared on the Trail and Ultra Running Facebook page:Original post December 19, 208

Good day. I would like to introduce myself to the group and explain why I am here...this may be a long post, so I thank you in advance for those who read it.

My name is Orlando Buck. I have lost over 160 pounds since March of this year. The picture below shows my before pics from Feb. and March as well as some recent pics (the top right one is from a conference I was at a couple of weeks ago and the bottom right one is me up on Charlie's Bunion on the AT the beginning of Oct.). When I started this journey I weighed 390.5 pounds...I am now below 230 pounds (and 6'6" tall). I did have the gastric sleeve to help me with portion control (the amount of stomach they had to take out was much larger than most, according to my surgeon), I eat mostly vegetarian meals (I have meat products 2, maybe 3 meals per week), and began cardio workouts (walking first, now running and hiking). I started off by walking 3 miles, then slowly added jogging. My longest run so far is 20 miles (at a 10:28/mile pace) as I train for a half marathon in Feb, a marathon in April, and a 100 mile ultra (3 races, 3 days, 33.3 miles each) in May. I have also started doing some trail runs (when I am around trails!) and absolutely love them!

I am a former Marine and I love a challenge! I believe that's why I have done as well as I have working my way up from walking to running.

So, here I am...ready to work and to be challenged. I have enjoyed reading through some of the posts in here and look forward to any information or advice you might have for me. I also look forward to meeting/seeing some of ya'll out on the trails!After reading that post I knew I needed to have a conversation with Orlando. And this is our conversation. 

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Introduction and closing song: One Flame to Burn (Prospect 7)

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Email me at: r.keithcartwright@gmail.com

Feb 13 2019

1hr 5mins

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Rank #10: An Interview with Ultra Runner and Soles 4 Souls CEO Buddy Teaster - Episode 71

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What you'll hear on this episode. 

I recently had a chance to sit down with Sole for Souls CEO, Buddy Teaster. We talked a lot about ultra running, mainly Buddy's recent Grindstone 100 run, a race he ran after just 3 training runs in the year leading up to it. We talked about the Hard Rock Ultra - why Buddy loves that race enough to run a 100 mile race like the Grindstone with limited preparation, just to qualify for a lottery to get in the Hard Rock. 

But we spent most of our time talking about Buddy's true passion. Soles 4 Souls and wearing out poverty. 

I encourage you to pick up Buddy's book, Shoestrings, here: order shoestrings

I encourage you to check out the website for Soles4Souls 

Buddy Teaster talks to me about taking us from a place of mere giving to a place of believing we can truly wear out poverty. After talking to him, I'm a believer. I hope you'll listen to my conversation. I pray you'll be moved to a place of believing that as well. 

Introduction and closing song: One Flame to Burn (Prospect 7)

A special thank you to Ashley Glatter for sponsoring today's episode through Patreon.

If you would like to comment on this podcast you can contact me and leave a comment at:

Email me at: r.keithcartwright@gmail.com

Nov 19 2018

1hr 18mins

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Rank #11: The Oxbow Ultra 2018 Recap_Episode 72

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What you'll hear on this episode: Earlier this year I attempted my first ultra marathon. I went down to Georgia and tackled the 35-mile Georgia Jewel. For many reasons I came up short. You can listen to a recap of that race here: Georgia Jewel Recap

To find some redemption before rolling into 2019, I sought out another ultra opportunity. I ultimately found that opportunity in St. Paul, Virginia at the Oxbow Ultra Marathon. 

Parts of this quest turned out well, but I ultimately came up short on my goal to run 35 miles. One thing I've learned in running, though, is there are always lessons to be learned. In success and in coming up short, running is always telling me something about myself. I share some of those lessons in this episode. 

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Introduction and closing song: One Flame to Burn (Prospect 7)

A special thank you to Tiffany Eisentrout for sponsoring today's episode through Patreon.

If you would like to comment on this podcast you can contact me and leave a comment at:

Email me at: r.keithcartwright@gmail.com

Dec 03 2018

1hr 3mins

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Rank #12: Hannah Wierzbinski - From First Marathon to First Ironman (woman) In A Year - Episode 66

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What you'll hear on this episode. 

Last year my lifelong friend Karen Rush (Wierzbinski) informed me her daughter Hannah had caught the running bug and was signed up for her first half marathon. Shortly after, Karen let me know Hannah had gone on a training run and ran 26 miles - and quickly changed her first half marathon to a full marathon. 

Following Hannah's journey to the Ironman Wisconsin has been inspirational. In this interview, it became clear to me how a young college student can go from signing up for a half marathon, changing to a full marathon, then tackling a full ironman in the course of a year. Hannah is goal oriented, she's clear about her priorities, willing to sacrifice to honor them, she gives tons of credit to her family for instilling good values and a work ethic in her, and she has a solid vision of her future. This interview with a 21 year old athlete gives me tons of hope for the future. Listen to our conversation; you'll walk away with hope yourself. And maybe some inspiration. 

Introduction and closing song: One Flame to Burn (Prospect 7)

A special thank you to Kimberly Caldwell for sponsoring today's episode through Patreon.

If you would like to comment on this podcast you can contact me and leave a comment at:

My google voice number which will go to a voicemail: 804-496-1112

Email me at: r.keithcartwright@gmail.com

Sep 20 2018

52mins

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Rank #13: An Interview with Eddie Brown and Giving Words - The Purpose Behind the Georgia Jewel - Episode 64

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When I first reached out to Kate Fletcher, it was because she'd run 100 miles. Since signing up for the Georgia Jewel I'd become more fascinated by longer running distances. I'd begun imagining just how far I really could run. But after interviewing Kate (listen here) I was much more captivated by her heart than by her running. My friend Eddie Brown was captivated by both. He reached out to me shortly after my interview with Kate and said he'd taken up running. It had been years since he hit the road, but he was back at it. He also told me about his non-profit, Giving Words. Giving words supports single moms in central Virginia. He went on to tell me that Kate is a single mom and he'd discovered she could use some help. I've since learned more about Eddie and Giving Words and Kate's needs. It's struck me how in my interview with Kate all you heard was a heart for giving others. Nowhere in her did you hear a need for others to give to her. But Eddie said he wanted Giving Words to not only help Kate, but to honor her heart for giving to others. Eddie said he wanted to give back. Why does that sound familiar? Give back? Isn't that what Jenny Baker, Georgia Jewel race director, said the Georgia Jewel is all about - giving back? She did. So that's what I intend to do with this race. I want to help Eddie give back to Kate. I also want to honor Jenny's vision for the Georgia Jewel. When I cross the finish line, when I run my longest distance ever, when I check "ultra marathon" off my bucket list, I don't want that to be the end of this Georgia Jewel running story. I want that story to live one. What better way to make that happen than helping Eddie and Giving Words help Kate, and help breathe life into the lives of some single moms just looking for a break. Looking for their own finish line in life. I encourage you to listen to my conversation with Eddie. Since I'm running the 35 mile Georgia Jewel, I'm looking for as many people as possible to help me give back with a $35 contribution to Giving Words. A contribution that will go directly to helping them help Kate. 

Contribute to Giving Words here: Donation

Introduction and closing song: One Flame to Burn (Prospect 7)

 A special thank you to Robyn Larkin for sponsoring today's episode through Patreon.

If you would like to comment on this podcast you can contact me and leave a comment at:

My google voice number which will go to a voicemail: 804-496-1112

Email me at: r.keithcartwright@gmail.com

You can financially support this mission at my Patreon Page - TwoTim47

Sep 03 2018

1hr 3mins

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Rank #14: An Interview With Garth Harris - From 400 Pounds to Ultra Marathoner - Episode 62

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I recently came across a story about a man, who at 400 pounds, decided he wanted to run a marathon. Sure, Garth Harris' journey is a weight loss journey, it's a journey to better health, but listen to his story and you'll hear about a man who used running to give new life to his entire family. When we make a new year's resolution, and then we follow through on our thoughts and words, we never know how much our decisions will impact those around us. 

One more time, I've interviewed a runner who reveals running is much more than a physical journey. It's a journey to deeper and more meaningful relationships. Running opens doors within us to reveal strength we never knew we had. This is the story of Garth Harris. 

Introduction and closing song: One Flame to Burn (Prospect 7)

 A special thank you to Nicole Williams for sponsoring today's episode through Patreon.

If you would like to comment on this podcast you can contact me and leave a comment at:

My google voice number which will go to a voicemail: 804-496-1112

Email me at: r.keithcartwright@gmail.com

You can financially support this mission at my Patreon Page - TwoTim47

Aug 24 2018

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Rank #15: An Interview with Gregory Byerline - From Couch to Road to Trail - Episode 61

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In preparing to run my first ultra marathon, the September 22nd 35 mile Georgia Jewel, I met Gregory Byerline. He had interviewed Georgia Jewel race directors Jenny and Franklin Baker on his podcast - The Collected ClanAs I got to know Gregory I realized we have a lot in common. We are both older dads - I'm actually and older older dad than Gregory, so I won't drag him completely into my company - but we both started this dad gig late. It's driven us to have a mutual desire to stay fit and healthy and be there for our kids. We also share a belief we can use our running journeys to shape the character of our kids.Gregory talks about falling in love with the trails. He told me sometimes it's nice to escape the masses of humanity that often overwhelm our ability to think and hear and imagine. Gregory is a photographer, so the trails often spark his creative side. We spend time talking about the trail community - full of free thinkers and creatives - and why the trails appeal to this group. We talk about the vast distances between trail running and road racing, and how the training is different. 

We even talk about old church hymns - and how they connect to running. Yes, we were able to make that connection. 

One of my favorite parts of the conversation was exploring Gregory's love for running under the full moon once each month. It's a love that inspired him to found The Moonshine Runner's Society. He actually has me interested in tackling my own moonlight miles. I hope you enjoy this conversation with my friend Gregory Byerline. 

Introduction and closing song: One Flame to Burn (Prospect 7)

 A special thank you to Kelly Anderson for sponsoring today's episode through Patreon.

If you would like to comment on this podcast you can contact me and leave a comment at:

My google voice number which will go to a voicemail: 804-496-1112

Email me at: r.keithcartwright@gmail.com

You can financially support this mission at my Patreon Page - TwoTim47

Aug 12 2018

1hr 13mins

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Rank #16: Jenny Baker Interviews Me - Faith and Running and The Georgia Jewel - Episode 61

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Jenny Baker returns to the program for the 3rd time. Only this time she takes over the microphone and interviews me. We take a deep dive into how we both connect our running to our faith. Jenny asks point blank: do you think God cares about your running? And what about when you come up short in running, when you fail, how does God shine through running then? We talk about balancing family in a sport that can be time consuming. And oh, we talk about pooping - that's right, when Jenny takes the microphone you never know where things are going to go. 

Jenny is the race director of The Georgia Jewel. She's the sole reason I'll be headed to Georgia in less than 8 weeks to run my first trail race - my first ultra marathon. Her faith and spirit are contagious. She draws you in. You'll get to hear plenty about my faith and running journeys here, but I'm grateful so much of Jenny pours out in this conversation as well. 

Jenny is the co-author of War on Normal.

She helps run an exciting outdoor adventure camp for women - SheVentures

Introduction and closing song: One Flame to Burn (Prospect 7)

 A special thank you to Kimberly Yenser for sponsoring today's episode through Patreon.

If you would like to comment on this podcast you can contact me and leave a comment at:

My google voice number which will go to a voicemail: 804-496-1112

Email me at: r.keithcartwright@gmail.com

You can financially support this mission at my Patreon Page - TwoTim47

Aug 03 2018

1hr 26mins

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Rank #17: An Interview With Melanie Owen About Her Upcoming Badwater 135 - Episode 57

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Melanie Owen had a goal of qualifying for the Boston Marathon. Frustrated by continually coming up just short, she wondered if she could run longer distances. She not only discovered she could run over a 100 miles at a time, she discovered she was pretty good at it. Now, she's one of only 33 women who will be lining up to run this year's prestigious ultra marathon, The Badwater 135. Melanie talks about her friend and coach Harvey Lewis, a previous Badwater champion, and how Harvey has helped her get ready for her own Badwater experience. 

Melanie talks about the inspiration her dad has been in her life. She talks about one day conquering that Boston Marathon goal. And much more in our conversation. 

Introduction and closing song: One Flame to Burn (Prospect 7)

 A special thank you to Missy Blacker for sponsoring today's episode through Patreon.

If you would like to comment on this podcast you can contact me and leave a comment at:

My google voice number which will go to a voicemail: 804-496-1112

Email me at: r.keithcartwright@gmail.com

You can financially support this mission at my Patreon Page - TwoTim47

Jun 27 2018

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Rank #18: Staunton Police Officer and 100 Mile Man Erick Kuhlmann - Episode 56

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Erick Kuhlmann is a police officer with the Staunton Police Department. He works long hours and varying shifts. Yet, he still finds time to train for 100 mile races and a host of other marathon and ultra distance races in between. Erick spent time talking to me about shifting from marathon distance road races to ultra distance trail races. 

We also talk about his 2018 Boston Marathon. He talks about the weather conditions many called the worst they'd ever run in. He shares what it was like to line up with his dad who was running his first Boston Marathon. That, after an accident several months ago left Erick and his family wondering if his dad would ever run again. 

Erick offers all of us advice about the mental and physicial preparation required to run longer distances. He's run over 100 of them, so his advice is worth something. 

Introduction and closing song: One Flame to Burn (Prospect 7)

 A special thank you to Tiffany Eisentrout for sponsoring today's episode through Patreon.

If you would like to comment on this podcast you can contact me and leave a comment at:

My google voice number which will go to a voicemail: 804-496-1112

Email me at: r.keithcartwright@gmail.com

You can financially support this mission at my Patreon Page - TwoTim47

Jun 07 2018

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Rank #19: High School Teacher Kate Fletcher Runs 100 Miles For Student Scholarships - Episode 55

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What you'll hear on this episode:

A Louisa County teacher ran for 24 hours straight, all to raise money to support high school students.

Despite the cold weather, Louisa County High School English teacher Kate Fletcher ran laps around the high school for 24 hours to hit her goal of 100 miles. It's the third year she's run the campaign. She started with a 40 mile run. Then 50. And now this year her 100 mile run. 

Listen in as she talks about how she got started running, why she has such a huge heart for the kids she's running for, and what will she be looking to do for them come year 4. 

You can support Kate at this GoFundMe link: Kate's Lion Pride Run

Introduction and closing song: One Flame to Burn (Prospect 7)

 A special thank you to Ashley Glatter for sponsoring today's episode through Patreon.

If you would like to comment on this podcast you can contact me and leave a comment at:

My google voice number which will go to a voicemail: 804-496-1112

Email me at: r.keithcartwright@gmail.com

You can financially support this mission at my Patreon Page - TwoTim47

May 25 2018

1hr 25mins

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Rank #20: An Interview With Georgia Jewel Race Director Jenny Baker - Episode 53

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What you'll hear on this episode:

Back in December I interviewed Jenny Baker. We talked about her new book: The War on Normal. We also discussed diet and a huge running group she started at her old church in Cincinnati, Ohio. We talked about a lot of cool stuff. And we also mentioned she is the race director for an ultra trail race: The Georgia Jewel. 

That part of her life kept whispering to me until I, along with my friend Nicole, registered to run the 35 mile Georgia Jewel race in September 2018. Over the next several months Jenny and I will have conversations about trail running, how road runners make the transition to trails, stories about the Georgia Jewel, training tips and struggles, and much more. 

Jenny Baker is on fire for life. You can't listen to her and not feel compelled to live life bigger. Maybe you won't want to go run up a mountain. But then again, maybe you will. 

Jenny's book:

Jenny's new adventure: 

Introduction and closing song: One Flame to Burn (Prospect 7)

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May 01 2018

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