GottaRun with Will

About this original series

Meet personalities from the running community who have used the gift of running to transform their lives and to better the lives of others.

Episodes of GottaRun with Will

    • 2015-01-05Keila Merino, a West Side Y Runner, dr...

      50 miles a day for 62 consecutive days: Keila Merino a Bronx elementary school teacher is on a quest to run across the USA in 62 days. When Keila does this, averaging 50 miles a day on foot, she would be raising funds for 'Back on My Feet' an organization that uses the transformative powers of running to help those experiencing homelessness to get back on their feet. Fun fact: In prepping for the 3,000 mile expedition, Keila did a double Boston, running to the starting line of Boston covering ...

      • Season / Episode
        S. 5 / Ep. 20
      • Release date
        Jan 25, 2015
      • Runtime
        27:02
    • 2015-01-05Debora Warner, Founder and President o...

      Debora Warner chats inspiration, training, and emphasizing the "feel good" aspect of running at MILE HIGH RUN CLUB.

      • Season / Episode
        S. 5 / Ep. 19
      • Release date
        Jan 21, 2015
      • Runtime
        26:18
    • 2014-12-22George A. Hirsch, Chairman of the Boar...

      Grace and Dignity Personified: George A. Hirsch as Chairman of the Board for the New York Road Runners has seen that was once thought so far, far away - the 1 millionth finisher of the NYC Marathon! George is informative and insightful, with a remarkable understanding of all the complex components that make up "running," and an ability to summarize them in an accessible way. The show also pays tribute to Shay Hirsch, George's beloved wife of twenty-five years who passed early 2014 from blood c...

      • Season / Episode
        S. 5 / Ep. 18
      • Release date
        Jan 4, 2015
      • Runtime
        30:53
    • 2014-12-18Nicoletta Nerangis, Founder of Run4Fun

      Empowering Youth Through Running: Nicoletta Nerangis’s background as Masters Social Worker, opera singer and teacher has inspired her to create a unique youth running club for her Brooklyn and NYC community of youth runners. Six of her young runners participated in the inaugural NBA All-Star Relay at the 2014's NYC marathon. The event promoted fitness for our youth.

      • Release date
        Dec 31, 2014
      • Runtime
        26:46
    • 2014-12-01Nyles Garrison, coach for Fast Twitch ...

      "It's not about the shoe": Nyles Garrison always loved running gear and sharing his knowledge, first at Niketown and now at The Running Company. When a physical examination pointed out he was headed for early disability, Nyles took ownership of transforming himself as a skillful runner. His health improved, his running improved and his people skills attracted others to join him to get fit. Nyles stayed in retail and at one stretch was Robin Williams' personal shopper. Hear how this "everyman's...

      • Season / Episode
        S. 5 / Ep. 17
      • Release date
        Dec 25, 2014
      • Runtime
        28:24
    • 2014-12-01Julia Khvasechko, ultra marathoner and...

      “Run when you can, walk if you have to, crawl if you must; just never give up.”― Dean Karnazes

      • Season / Episode
        S. 5 / Ep. 15
      • Release date
        Dec 18, 2014
      • Runtime
        29:03
    • 2014-11-11Miles Bernstein, a Youth Running Ambas...

      "Olympic Mentality": Miles Bernstein is 11 years old and was selected as one of the two Youth Ambassadors of the Year 2014 by New York Road Runners. Derrick Adkins, co-guest, is a Olympic Gold Medalist in the 400 meter hurdles 1996 Atlanta Games. He is a roving ambassador for NYRR inspiring our young people, such as Miles Bersntein, with the Olympic Mentality: To do the best you can in everything you do! Derrick uses stories to bring this concept to life.

      • Season / Episode
        S. 5 / Ep. 16
      • Release date
        Dec 18, 2014
      • Runtime
        27:28
    • 2014-11-06Scott Cohen remembers Laurie Harris

      The Laurie Harris story as told by Scott Cohen a team-mate from the New York Flyers Running Club. Scott help create the first 'Hope & Dreams' 5K to raise awareness and needed funds to find a cure for pancreatic cancer.

      • Season / Episode
        S. 5 / Ep. 14
      • Release date
        Nov 15, 2014
      • Runtime
        28:33
    • 2014-09-16Mwangi Gitahi, Nike pacer

      Mwangi speaks softly but he leads by example. Born in Kenya he's very much at home in tune with the New York vibe.

      • Season / Episode
        S. 5 / Ep. 13
      • Release date
        Nov 8, 2014
      • Runtime
        27:23
    • 2014-09-16Caitlin Jones of the Dashing Whippets ...

      Caitlin Jones comes from good stock as she enters the culinary world through her TV show "In the Kitchen with Caitlin". It's filmed primarily in her kitchen and her popular Fooditions segment, where we learned of folks' food traditions, is filmed on the streets of NY. The fastest in her family, especially if there's food at the finish line, Caitlin dashes to the cheers of the Dashing Whippets running club.

      • Season / Episode
        S. 5 / Ep. 12
      • Release date
        Nov 1, 2014
      • Runtime
        27:14