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

    • 2015-04-23Dave Kleckner, blogmaster for the NY F...

      David Kleckner, blogmaster for the New York Flyers, ran the 2007 NYC Marathon when he was challenged by his six-year-old son. Eight years later, Dave and his son completed the NYC Half Marathon together. In between, Dave found his new calling to coach with Team for Kids, New York Road Runners' signature program to benefit children throughout the city and beyond. (Trivia sidebar: Will and Dave first met while both serving as secretaries on Community Board 8!)

      • Season / Episode
        S. 6 / Ep. 2
      • Release date
        Jul 2, 2015
      • Runtime
        27:46
    • 2015-03-26'500 for the Fallen' relay for the ben...

      In honor of the upcoming Memorial Day weekend “500 for the Fallen” relay, “GRWW” presents an encore performance of the episode that kicked off the show’s sixth season on MNN. The 500+ mile run is the signature annual event sponsored by the Run Anyway Foundation to fund college scholarships for children who have lost a parent in the line of US military duty. Guest host Lance Svendsen, co-founder of the Run Anyway Foundation, interviews Cynthia Kim, founder of the Children of Fallen Patriots Fou...

      • Season / Episode
        S. 6 / Ep. 1
      • Release date
        Jul 1, 2015
      • Runtime
        28:39
    • 2015-03-23Episode 100! The Return of Oz Pearlman

      “Gotta Run with Will” hits 100! The 100th episode features the return of mentalist and magician Oz Pearlman, who shares his experiences running the 153-mile Spartathlon and 135-mile Badwater Race in Death Valley. Plus the studio audience gets in on the action as Oz wows us with his head-scratching magic.

      • Season / Episode
        S. 5 / Ep. 26
      • Release date
        Apr 7, 2015
      • Runtime
        28:44
    • 2015-03-12Herbie Medina, Urban Athletics Running...

      This episode is dedicated to the memory of moms the running community has lost the past few years. In particular Herbie's beloved mom Toña. Keep the tissues box nearby!

      • Season / Episode
        S. 5 / Ep. 25
      • Release date
        Mar 16, 2015
      • Runtime
        28:08
    • 2015-03-12Sworupa Khadka, aka Swoops

      Sworupa Khadka, aka Swoops, is the fastest Nepalese female marathoner. She represented her home country at the 2014 Asian Games. twitter: @swoops_k

      • Season / Episode
        S. 5 / Ep. 24
      • Release date
        Mar 25, 2015
      • Runtime
        27:36
    • 2015-02-12Clarke R. Keough, runner with Urban At...

      Clarke Keough discovered his running passion later in his life and had a couple of successful races until his stress fractures sidelined him. Hear how he overcame four of them in eighteen months to now run not only his personal bests but also placing high up in his age group.

      • Season / Episode
        S. 5 / Ep. 23
      • Release date
        Feb 28, 2015
      • Runtime
        27:42
    • 2015-02-12New York State Senator Bill Perkins

      NY Sate Senator Bill Perkins chats with Gotta Run on how he intertwines long-distance running with the work he loves - public service.

      • Season / Episode
        S. 5 / Ep. 22
      • Release date
        Feb 19, 2015
      • Runtime
        27:42
    • 2015-01-22Annica Lin, Runner, Chef, and so much ...

      Annica Lin's backstory: her childhood, coming to America., her passion for cooking, her introduction to running and her dreams .....

      • Season / Episode
        S. 5 / Ep. 21
      • Release date
        Feb 2, 2015
      • Runtime
        27:59
    • 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