RaceMob Podcast Episodes
Running Revolution store owner Chris Schenone joins us on the podcast to go in depth on running shoes. We get the history behind some of the most talked about brands, as well as tips for selecting the right shoes.
Greg Lanctot is a pillar in the trail running community - as the owner of Pacific Coast Trail Runs, one of the longest running race organizations in the world. PCTR is launching a new concept - Open Course Racing - with the TOGETHERelay! Greg and his team have mapped out 70 segments spanning 370+ miles throughout the Bay Area. And it all seamlessly syncs with your GPS watch or phone app using a PWR Lab account.
Chris is a highly regarded track and field athlete and a college football player. He is an accomplished Adapted Physical Education (APE) instructor and personal trainer. But it wasn’t until his forties when a run changed his identity. In this episode, we talk about Chris’s physical gifts, what drives him during his 30-mile obstacle course events, how a marathon changed his life, and of the 40 Spartan races, he ran last year, which one he recommends the most. We also talk about his work teaching APE to special education students.
Matt Fitzgerald is an accomplished runner and author. He has written over 25 books - dealing with almost every aspect of running. Today we dive into his latest book is titled: Running the Dream - one summer living, training, and racing with a team of world class runners half my age. We get to hear some of the insights about training with the NAZ Elite team. Plus we get to hear about the fun times coach Bertrand had with Matt in Atlanta during the olympic trials.
One of the most innovative sports production companies in the world - Soul Focus Sports helps produce some of the most iconic events in the Bay Area including the San Francisco Marathon, Bay to Breakers, and their flagship Run Local Series. They're also producing the California Coast 500 during the pandemic, which encourages users to get off the couch and run virtually with over 2,000 participants. Get a peek behind the curtain of this amazing company and two of it's leaders.
Becky Hernandez is a co-captain at Too Legit Fitness and on the executive board of the Taji-100. Becky lost over 65 lbs during her fitness journey. Becky shares her secrets on how a single mother of two finds the time and energy to teach group fitness, and run over 100 races, including over 60 half marathons, 30 full marathons (3-time Boston Marathon qualifyer), and 5 Ultras .
We have an amazing conversation with Bertrand - who's run over 250 races, including over 50 marathons and ultras, in 9 years. He talks about what drives him to continue, and the family bonds that continue to motivate him. We also talk about how his greatest memories don't necessarily come from his personal achievements, but instead come from the bonds that he's formed over time.
We're so excited to be launching our podcast. If you're looking for some entertainment during you runs pop us into your earbuds! On this episode we dive into our backgrounds, philosophy for building teams, and tell you why we're excited for this podcast.