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The 1609 Podcast

Dec 30, 2017

Another ultrarunner? Yes! This week, we've got Mark Manz with us! We talked about his goal to run at least a marathon distance race or longer each month, whether he could outrun a shark, and his experiences at the Cruel Jewel and Desert Solstice. Plus, lots of spicy takes about Gatlin for your listening pleasure.

As we...


Dec 23, 2017

Get it? Wrap up? Wrap? Like presents? Just me? Okay.

Though this isn't our very last podcast of the year, it's our last podcast without a guest, so we covered a ton of pro news and discussion, including our top 12 performances of the year and the runner Christmas list in case you happen to be listening to this before...


Dec 16, 2017

This week, we talked to Sam Ridenour, a friend of the pod and an ultra runner who's run the entire length of Haiti two years in a row! He runs for Do Work, an organization that is attempting to alleviate poverty in Haiti with dignified work one family at a time. For more information on how to support the cause or...


Dec 9, 2017

Let's face it - this is the episode you really wanted to hear. This week was all CIM. We talked about the results and then got to hear Evan talk about his race and everything surrounding it, including the fact that he's now qualified to run the 2020 US Olympic Marathon Trials! We also answered a lot of...


Dec 2, 2017

This week, Evan and Alex got to talk to Evan's friend and roommate, Chris Quinn, who spent his college years running for D1 program Notre Dame. We recapped turkey trots, compared strategies on how to use the track when people are just strolling in lane 1, and got really in depth on the gear that collegiate...