This episode is for a wide range of runners, from those stepping up to marathon training to folks who have kicked cancer or addiction. The guest is Dustin Riedesel, author of Looks Like We’re Running, who discovered the power of running after overcoming leukemia and alcohol addiction. Dustin speaks candidly with hosts Sarah Bowen Shea and Molly Williams about a range of topics, including:

-his rapid progression from 5K to half marathon to marathon;
-how running made him meet his demons and manage stress;
-how goals are like friendships runners form with themselves;
-his experience using a pacer in a race; and,

-how races allow him to “revisit” his weaknesses.

The host-duo talks about a recent walk/run/swim adventure they shared before the guest joins around 10:22. (Want to be a BAMRbassador? Apply here.)

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