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Martha Runs the World Podcast

A weekly Sports, Running and Health podcast featuring Martha Hughes
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#203 - Do you have runners to buy for this year? Are they a little picky? I give you some ideas to help you out this year. I also share some tips to get you through the holiday season if it's a little stressful or overwhelming. Plus, do NOT mis
#202 - Thanksgiving is the biggest day for running races in the United States. Over a million runners participate in races across the country. And Turkey Trots are so fun! One of the most fun is the neighborhood SF Turkey Trot! This year was sp
#201 - Misadventures make great stories. Josh has a few of those. OK, he has lots of those! He has enough to fill the three books he's written ,  and he shares a few with us this week. He's not only an author, but a coach, speaker and endurance
#200 - This week, I take a look back at the many weeks and episodes it took to get this far. I share some sound clips from a handful of guests, as well as talk about episodes that meant a lot or were especially memorable. I couldn't talk about
#199 - Lewis Hayden and Mitch Brouwer host the terrific: I Don't Know Running Podcast! They both join me this week, which also means, this is the first time I have two guests on at the same time! We have lots of fun talking about their podcast,
#198 - Brodie Sharpe must not get much sleep. He has so many projects going, and they're all very worthwhile checking out, that I'm amazed he gets any rest at all! He visits MRTW for the second time! This time, it's to talk about his book Run S
#197 - It's that time of year! It's time for the annual Haunted Running Trails! This time, it's all about four haunted areas around the world where you can run, hike and explore, all in forests! Learn about their histories and what makes them s
#196 - Let's face it, when it comes to eating and food, there are a million opinions and most of those are far from accurate. Sabrina Rogers, host of The Emotional Eating Therapist podcast and licensed metal health counselor, breaks it down for
#195 - If you get nervous before a race, that's normal. If it affects you racing, or even stops you from racing, that can be a problem. Michael Ceeley works with athletes to help them overcome many issues they have with athletic performance. He
#194 - This week, it's all about my last race, the 12-hour Ride to Walk Race and my camping trip at Calaveras Big Trees State Park. The race was terrific! It was so well prepared and organized! I'll be doing it again next year for sure! And, if
#193 - What is Imposter Syndrome and why is it so prevalent in running? I break it all down for you this week. I explain what it is and why it's so important to understand. The majority of runners will at some point in their runner life feel th
#192 - Fresh off the Bigfoot 200, ultrarunner, coach and father Bryan Paisley joins me this week! He's finished some of the toughest races in ultrarunning and regularly shares his training runs on Instragram which are also no casual walk in the
#191 - There are some great, inspirational podcasts out there. One that really resonates with me is The Impossible Life. The hosts, Nick Surface and Garrett Unclebach share their wisdom, experiences and incredible life stories to help us lead m
#190 - David Castro makes his second visit to MRTW. This time he talks about his first attempt at the Badwater 135 race. He tells us all about how it went and gives us an insight of what goes into not only running Badwater, but the massive prep
#189 - What are FKTs? Fastest Known Times are speed records in running or hiking on a specified route. They are self organized and can be done supported with a crew or unsupported. I cover all the specifications and history, as well as some run
#188 - Eoin Everard is a Senior Running Champion, a physiotherapist and has a PhD in Biomechanics. He's spent his life understanding runners and what makes them move. He's here to help us, or at least give us a few pointers to get us on our way
#187 - Do you have a BIG race coming up? Do you have a dream race? Are you working towards a race distance you've never done before? Do you have a training plan in place? If you don't know where to start with your training plan, I'm here to hel
#186 - Luis Pena tried for years to get into the fabled 100 mile race, Western States. He finally did get in this past June, but was surprised with something not quite as welcomed just a couple weeks before the race start. He tells us about it,
#185 - There are a few subjects that running podcasts never bring up. Why is that? Are they too embarrassing? Gross? Too personal? Well, this week, I'm breaking down the barriers and talking about them! WARNING: As always, there are no swear wo
#184 - Zach Bush runs a lot. He also swims and cycles a lot. One day, he decided he wanted to road race more than trail race. Most people I know go from roads to trails, so I found this reversal interesting and so honest. Zach talks about follo
#183 - This week, the MRTW listeners give their recommendations for small businesses they like. I also talk about two races I ran in the last two weeks and a couple other things! It's really more of a mixed bag of running stuff!!! I hope you en
#182 - Julie Weiss does A LOT of marathons. She has a great reason why and she shares that with us today. Her electric personality is inspiring as she tells us how she started running and what keeps her going! She sets big goals for herself and
#181 - I discovered Stephen Reid one day while searching for trail running vids on YouTube. I found his films to be some of the best I've ever seen. And the countryside where he lives is incredibly beautiful! It was such fun talking to him abou
#180 - We've heard the Barkley Marathons is the toughest race in the world, or the UTMB, or Badwater. None of them compare to what the Tendai Monks at Mount Hiei can choose to do. Learn how if they do choose to take on this 7-year journey, they
#179 - Friend of the show, Tony Nguyen told me about his sister, Diane Zelmanovich. She was a regular runner until a tragedy happened. She talks about how returning to running has made a positive influence in her life! You will be as inspired a
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