Podcast S1|E19: Jamie Hershfang, from “sympathy claps” to 2021 Top-Ranked 50 miler

Podcast S1|E19: Jamie Hershfang, from “sympathy claps” to 2021 Top-Ranked 50 miler

Jamie Hershfang ultra runner with DW Running discusses her running journey from 0 to 62, creating challenges to stay motivated during the pandemic including raising money for COVID Solidarity, her team, Fleet Feet Chicago, the Bank of America race series, and her personal cause: the National Eating Disorders Association.

DWRunning Racing Team: https://www.dwrunning.com
Fleet Feet Chicago: https://www.fleetfeet.com/s/chicago (plus in person at the Lakeview location on Southport except Wed & Sat)
Instagram: @jamiehershfang

Podcast S1|E18: Carrie Cihasky, Team PAWS

Podcast S1|E18: Carrie Cihasky, Team PAWS

Carrie Cihasky represents Team PAWS. We discuss the mission and impact of the largest no-kill shelter, the benefits of running for Team PAWS, overcoming the “fundraising is out of my comfort zone” fear, and her own journey as a charity runner.


For more on Team PAWS: https://my.pawschicago.org
Inquiries regarding running for Team PAWS: TeamPaws@pawschicago.org
Find PAWS on all socials @pawschicago and @teampawschicago

Podcast S1|E12: Ibon Hernandez, Running for Imerman Angels

Podcast S1|E12: Ibon Hernandez, Running for Imerman Angels

Ibon Hernandez, follow Chicago runners and Three Run Two (https://www.threeruntwo.com) crew-mate, and I talk about her running journey, what to do when your marathon gets cancelled, and why she’s running for Imerman Angels (https://imermanangels.org). Find Ibon on Instagram: @bonbon26.2.

Ibon at the Shamrock Shuffle. Chicago, Illinois. March 2022. Photo credit: Three Run Two’s own, Micaaela Bernal.
Gratitude: 25 Years Running

Gratitude: 25 Years Running

There have been a couple running milestones I missed commemorating here because I haven’t been as prolific this year as I’ve been in the past. The first was my 25th Runiversary. That is, the 25th Anniversary of the day I started running which passed unceremoniously on March 4th. The second is Global Running Day which happens each year on the 1st Wednesday in June. So, yesterday.

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14 life lessons learned in 24 years running

14 life lessons learned in 24 years running

This week marks the beginning of my 25th year as a runner. On March 4, 1996 I laced up my shoes for the first time and with really no idea of what I was doing podded through a two mile ring of my apartment building in Hackensack, New Jersey. (Read about that HERE).

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