E29 Miriam: Overcoming surgery mishaps, B12 deficiency, and a workplace bully

E29 Miriam: Overcoming surgery mishaps, B12 deficiency, and a workplace bully

Miriam is 60 year old runner that has survived 4 surgeries,  Cipro toxicity, and B12 deficiency. She credits running for her ability to make it through a nearly fatal botched surgery. No matter what life throws at her she gets out the door and puts one foot in front of the other. Learn more about B12 and deficiency and what you can do on Miriam's website: https://www.miriamdiazgilbert.com

 

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E27 Lisa M: Wild Women Trail Running

E27 Lisa M: Wild Women Trail Running

If you had to sum up the community of trail running in one word, it would probably be Lisa. Lisa is the founder of the Wild Women running group in Nanaimo BC. Her and her mom started racing when Lisa was 20 years old as a way to meet people after a move. Lisa was the youngest in the group but never let age or speed deter her from enjoying the group. Her and mom quickly became intertwined in the running community in Nanaimo and ran their first marathon together

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E20 Kate: What's an aid station anyway?

E20 Kate: What's an aid station anyway?

Despite being an outdoor enthusiast, Kate hated running. That all changed, however, when she discovered the magic of trail running at 40 years old. Kate talks about quickly falling in love with flying through the woods, and running 50 mile weeks without much thought. Suffering from imposter syndrome she signed up for a technical 30km to prove she really was a runner.

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E19 Faith: When life gives you weather, learn how to run

E19 Faith: When life gives you weather, learn how to run

Faith was 46 years old when her home town in Massachusetts was hit with a Tornado, leaving no end of destruction. Needing to do something to help she signed up for a charity 5km to raise money. The then non-runner quickly fell in love. She improved rapidly as new runners often do, and set her sights for a BQ. After 6 or 7 tries, she realized the ultra world was where she belonged.

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