“Run when you can, walk if you have to, crawl if you must; just never give up.”― Dean Karnazes
"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.
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.
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.
Fit after baby: Mandi Susman is a coach with the "Moms in Training" Bronx Chapter. Mandi assisted in the start-up of this program, which helps moms prepare for short-distance races while fundraising to find cures for blood cancers.
Bette's scholarly training and early field work led to an unexpected path. Bette had just Boston qualified when breast cancer struck. She was determined to kick asphalt and with the help of her new home with VCTC she found a way. Never taking credit for herself but always giving appreciation to others Bette is very much needed whatever role she takes on!
Jonathan Kline's back story on reaching the pinnacle of Master Running. Along the way he helped raise two fab twins. We get to meet the trio as they close out this special episode with two pieces. The first "Free To Be... You and Me" by Stephen Lawrence, the title cut from the Emmy Award winning show starting Marlo Thomas and a host of other stars. The other is the Beatles' "Nowhere Man".
Scott Shiba's excellent adventures in running. Scott explains what made the legacy Niketown Running Club special. The club's 12 year reign ended Saturday, July 19, 2014
Renowned running historian Roger Robinson on witnessing a legendary win at the 1964 Olympics in Tokyo among many other well-told stories.