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213. Endeavorun Live Q&A with Kate Grace, Matt Fitzgerald, Lydia Nader, and Peter Bromka (Part 1)

The Strength Running Podcast

Release Date: 09/16/2021

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Today we're doing something a little different with a panel of running experts. We are discussing a variety of topics, everything from training-related questions to the not-so-serious ones. 

Endeavorun created a unique experience for a group of runner enthusiasts. We got to spend a few days together in Boulder, CO at a retreat focusing on all things running.

One of our highlight events was a panel discussion that you're about to hear. We sat down with Olympian Kate Grace, 2:19 marathoner Peter Bromka, author Matt Fitzgerald, registered dietitian Lydia Nader, and myself for a live Q&A.

Our questions included:

  • You are at a bar and you overhear someone talking about running. They say something that causes you to correct them. What did they say?
  • Your bucket list race
  • What is something about running that you are an expert in and is largely misunderstood?

Doing the live Q&A with a group of running experts from all different backgrounds made for a lively conversation. We talked about pacing, track standards, goal races, and recovery.

Hear the full episode below and follow along with Jonathan Levitt’s podcast For the Long Run and Matt Fitzgerald’s The 80/20 Endurance Podcast for parts 2 and 3 of the conversation.

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