The Run Wave

The Run Wave

The Run Wave podcast features in-person weekly interviews with a variety of runners, about topics that affect the run community. We'll have lots of laughs, address the topics the we only talk about in our group texts, you'll maybe hear a few bad words here and there, but this will be an overall positive and welcoming environment for all things running! Follow this wave that we ❤️ called running!

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May 17, 2022 58 min

On this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, Kim is chatting with Nubia Ali and Jamia Fletcher, founders of the Louisville, KY based group Future Ancestors. These teenagers will impress you with their quest to keep Breonna Taylors name alive, their fight for equality & LGBTQ+ equal rights.

On June 18, 2022 they are putting on their very first road race titled Race For Justice.  This race is designed by a woman led group, takes p...

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On this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, Kim is re-caping her Boston Marathon experience from start to finish.  Learn about her process of obtaining an entry, travel recommendations, the expo, panels, and of course the race.  Also, catch a recap of the NYCRuns Half Marathon which ran through Brooklyn 20 thousand strong this past weekend.

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On this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, Kim is joined by Bernadette Henry.  She has built a tremendous online platform, MakeItFunNYC where she promotes jumping rope for fitness, and has now found a passion for power walking.  Learn more about this working wife, mother of 3 boys, jump rump aficionado, and power walker.  She tells us how she began jumping rope for fitness, her online group classes, and why she has become addicted to...

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On this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, Kim is joined by Robert Wang.  He is the authority on the World Marathon Majors.  He boasts a Facebook group of more than 17,000 members, is a wealth of knowledge on major stats, how to get into each race, and give us his tips and tricks of the game.

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On this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, Kim is giving you all of her tips and tricks to have a successful NYC Marathon Weekend.  From Shakeout runs, how to get to the start line, bag check suggestions, after parties, marathon Monday events and more!

*Note: For the 2021 marathon, all runners will receive a poncho at the finish.  Bag check is limited to a certain number of runners who signed up by the deadline, and before it reached ...

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October 27, 2021 41 min

On this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, Kim is giving you her top 10 races that you should run in 2022.  This show is geared towards those who have a 50 states running goal, but if you're just looking for fun races to run in different states then this episode is for you too!

My Top 10 races that you should run period!
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January 16, 2022
Maui Oceanfront Marathon
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On this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, Kim is chatting with Brandy Talamoni aka @brandytherunner_ about body shaming in the running community. As her platform continues to grow, Brandy has received a lot of love and hate online. She tells us how's she coping with it all, how she balances being a wife and mother to 2 young boys, and what her future running plans are.

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On this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, Kim is reporting live from The Race finish line in Atlanta, Georgia.  Listen to interviews with a variety of different runners as they share their experience running The Race.  Find out why this race has become so beloved in the Black Running Community, and why runners keep returning year after year.

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*This episode was recorded outside on the streets of Brooklyn, NY.  What you hear are the raw sounds of New York City...enjoy!

On this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, Kim is talking with Jesse, founder of Mid Strike Magazine.  We're discussing the progression of the magazine over the last year, why the magazine is switching to subscription based, & what the future holds for the first diverse, digital running magazine.

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On this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, Kim is talking the future of The Run Wave, Tokyo and Berlin Marathon updates, a petition against the travel ban for the New York City Marathon, and more!

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May 26, 2021 21 min

On this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, Kim is discussing the announcement of the New York City Marathon with a reduced field size for 2021.  Super tight qualifying standards for the Boston Marathon, how the London quarantine effects international runners, and is racing really back, or are we being overly optimistic?

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On this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, Kim chats with Detroit area runner Tommie Bailey. We chat about Tommie's attempt to BQ with a time of 2:50, and how he crushed that time with focus and an extremely diligent training cycle. Learn more about this entrepreneur and how he crushed his goal to qualify for the Boson Marathon.

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On this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, we are closing out this edition of the Run Crew Series with London based crew, Black Girls Do Run UK.  This crew was founded 2 years ago by 20 year running vet, Tasha & have made their presence known on the running scene in this short period of time.

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On this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, the Run Crew Series continues with Houston based crew, Zone Fitness Training Run Club.  This crew has been thriving during Covid, and has expanded its membership to Dallas.  I chat with personal trainer and club founder Yancy.  He chats about how the lack of black running groups led to the creation of ZFTRC, how his degree in Exercise Science benefits the members of his club, and so much mor...

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On this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, the Run Crew Series continues with Baltimore based crew, A Tribe Called Run.  This crew was formed during the pandemic, and has seen a healthy growth in membership over the last year.  I chat with founder Will about this multi cultural crew; Why he decided to form a crew during Covid, the unique style of the crew, and I even get a little history on the city of Baltimore.

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On this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, the Run Crew Series continues with Seattle based crew Chasing Roses Run Club. CRRC was founded in Portland, and has had a reemergence in Seattle due to Covid-19 in 2020.  Get to know founder Tunde, and event coordinator Geary as we talk about the mission of the crew, how they have pivoted during the pandemic, keeping their runners connected no matter their location, and so much more!

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On this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, the Run Crew Series is back!  First up is East Harlem United Runners in support of Team Destiny.  This New York based family crew is on a mission to raise funds for their daughters specialized wheel chair so that Edgar, crew founder and her father can run the NYC Marathon together as a duo.  Edgar's daughter Destiny suffers from cerebral palsy, and running is an activity that brings her ...

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In this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, we're continuing the celebration of Women this Women's History Month, featuring Dionne DeGourville aka @dd_fitspiration.   She is a runner, 20 time marathoner, triathlete, 7 time Ironman, Coach, and author of her new book On A Mission.  We discuss her journey into running, how she became a triathlete, her focus on nutrition, and her reasoning for writing her first book.

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In this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, we're continuing the celebration of Women this Women's History Month, featuring Jackie Kirchner aka @fuelbetter.runfaster, Registered Dietician Nutritionist.  We are talking all things runners nutrition, and Jackie is giving us tips and tricks to fuel better as a runner, and just tips in general to make better food choices.

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In this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, we're kicking off International Women's Month by celebrating women.  First up is London based runner Stephanie, also known as @thefauxathlete on instagram.  Stephanie shares her running journey that began only 2 years ago.  She also gets incredible candid and talks about living with Endometriosis. 

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