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.
She was attacked for running the 1967 Boston Marathon - because she's a woman. Now "The First Lady of the Marathon," Kathrine (KV) Switzer, empowers women around the globe to better their lives using the gift of running. Switzer joins host Will Sanchez to talk about what it felt like to be targeted based on her gender - just for doing what she loved.
Ben Le Vesconte analyzes the running technique of five runners. After coaching to improve posture and rhythm with tips on relaxing the shoulders, neck and hands the five were recorded again running on the treadmill. The viewers get a bird's eye view of all the action!
Rob Valentin returns as a triple threat: swimmer, runner, singer. Rob blows us out of the water with his suave performance. The show ends with Rob singing: "Fly Me to the Moon", "Moonlight in Vermont" and "New York, New York"
This episode is dedicated to the memory of Lance's Uncle Roy. His legacy lives on! The birth of the Run Anyway Foundation as could only be told by its co-founders: BFF's Lance & Todd. Awesome gents. Note: An additional scene after the rolling credits: 00:25:00
Cheri Yanek is the real deal! Her love of running and the people in it shines through on this episode where you also feel the burn of a unique ultra - the Burning Man 50K. http://burningman50K.com