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 5, 2021 82 min

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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In this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, we're talking the brand new race director of the New York City Marathon, Ted Metellus, who just so happens to be a black man.  The new Ted Corbitt Loop in Central Park, NYRR Virtual Black History Month racing, & The Ironman Group is still not issuing refunds for permanently cancel races.

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NYRR Press Release:
https://www.nyrr.org/run/photos-and-stories/2021/ted-metellus?s...

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In honor of Black History month, we are highlighting extraordinary athletes doing extraordinary things. In this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, Kim chats with Michael DreamChaser Smith, Army World Class Athlete, Para-triathlete, 2-Time Ironman, & 4-Time Ironman 70.3 Finisher.

Michael tells the harrowing story about how he became an arm amputee, while fighting to maintain his active duty status in the army.  He talks about his t...

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In honor of Black History month, we are highlighting extraordinary athletes doing extraordinary things.  In this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, Kim chats with Soj Jibowu, Founder of Varlo Apparel, a cycling and triathlon apparel brand.

VARLO's mission is simple: "To provide the best products by never sacrificing quality and executing upon innovation. We seek to inspire the spirit and empower the will of every athlete to sh...

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February 3, 2021 38 min

In this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, we're concluding the Run Crew Series with Detroit based run crew, We Run 313.  A fairly new run crew, they are making their mark on the city of Detroit from being awarded with the Spirit of Detroit honors, to being recognizing by the state of Michigan.  Get to know the founders Lance and Joe, and the mission of We Run 313.

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http://werun313.com
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In this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, continuing the Run Crew Series with Baltimore based run crew, R.I.O.T. Squad Running.  The acronym for this Maryland squad founded in 2015 stands for Running Is Our Therapy.  Kim chats with founder Rob, who is an army vet, and Alison, crew leader and coach.  Rob and Alison give the deets on the Baltimore running scene, places to eat, where to run, where to stay, and so much more.

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In this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, we are headed across the pound to chat with Eric, Brian, and Safari of Morning Than Runnin.  They are a London based run crew, who uses their outgoing personalties to encourage more people to get into the sport of running.

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https://www.instagram.com/morethanrunnin
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Eric: https://www.instagram.com/runlikekunte
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January 13, 2021 39 min

In this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, we are kicking off our Run Crew series.  First up is Milwaukee's own F.E.A.R. MKE.   Forget Everything And Run, F.E.A.R. MKE was established in 2015, & their mission is to encourage more African American young professionals to run.  I chat with Tenia, the Director of Health & Wellness for Social X MKE  and Karlie, one of the crews captains.  We delve into the mission of the crew,...

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In this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, Kim is recapping 2020's best moments on the show including giving a follow up on guests that were featured this year, an update on the Ahmaud Arbery case, NYRR, Atlanta Track Club, Mid Strike Magazine, and more!

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December 29, 2020 53 sec

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To celebrate 2021, I am giving away some Run Wave merch: a Ride this Wave Tee, and a pair of my favorite brand of shades to run in from @knockaround ⁣

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In this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, Kim is chatting with President of the Board of the RRCA, George Rehmet, and Randy Accetta, Director of Coaching Education.  We delve into the RRCA organization as a whole, and their wildly popular  coaching certification program.  George also tells us about some of the steps that the RRCA is taking to diversify it's programming and organization as a whole.  Randy gives us knowledge on RR...

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In this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, Kim is talking the ousting of NYRR CEO Michael Capiraso, and how @rebuildnyrr's impact on change within this organization.  Also, Florida native, Corey Joyner talks running the Space Coast Marathon in person, and how he shaved 1hr off of his time to set a new marathon personal best.

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