Episode Guide

Episode 51 – Andrew Bumbalough interview

On Episode 51, Nike Bowerman Track Club’s Marathoner Andrew Bumbalough calls into the podcast to help introduce the “Miles to the Trials” series. Bumbalough talks about his big run in Chicago, pacing Eliud Kipchoge at Breaking2 in 2017, racing in Nike’s Next%, his buildup to the Olympic Trials Marathon in Atlanta, and how to run McAlpine Park to qualify for Foot Locker Nationals.

Sandy and Pat also discuss the return of the Raleigh Half Marathon, and what to expect, and get excited about, in 2020!

Bumper Music: Little Feat, Phish, Trey Anastasio

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Episode 50 – Tim Jeffreys of The 41st Day (Ryan Hall film) interview

On Episode 50, Tim Jeffreys chats with Pat about the release of his new film, The 41st Day, a documentary about 2:04:59 marathoner Ryan Hall. We talked about the 7 year journey that started with a Kickstarter campaign, took him to Ethiopia, and how he handled Ryan’s career taking some challenging turns, and their relationship along the way. He also weighs in on the INEOS 1:59 Challenge, the 2020 Marathon Trials, and the 2020 Track & Field Trials in Eugene, Oregon. The 41st Day will be screened on Thursday, October 24th at the Alamo Drafthouse at 5pm and 8pm. Tim will do a Q&A after each screening. Get tickets at SirWalterRunning.com.

Bumper Music: Stockholm Syndrome, Jerry Joseph

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Episode 49 – Hall of Fame Coach Rollie Geiger interview

On Episode 49, Sandy and Pat stop by the office of 2019 USTFCCA Hall of Fame inductee, Coach Rollie Geiger. We chat with Coach Geiger about how he got to Raleigh in the first place, his long and successful tenure at NC State, his job before coaching, recruiting in the social media age, what keeps him excited 40 years in, where he finds inspiration for the team, some key workouts the team does, changes in training theory, different areas the team has run in Raleigh, and some quick takes on Sir Walter Miler, the Krispy Kreme Challenge, and more! Tune in for a great conversation with a local (and national) legend! (and stay tuned after the interview for some messages from his former athletes)

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Episode 48 – 2019 Sir Walter Miler Wrap Up with Carrie Tollefson

On Episode 48, Sandy and Pat recap the weekend, and Carrie Tollefson joins the Summer of Miles to give her impressions of the race, talk about the evolution of the sport, her broadcasting career, and breaking 4:30 herself.

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Episode 46 – 2019 Sir Walter Miler – Rebecca Mehra interview

On Episode 46, 2019 Sir Walter Miler competitor Rebecca Mehra stops by the Loading Dock to chat with Pat about her experience in Des Moines at the 2019 USATF Outdoor Championships, living and training in Bend with Little Wing/Oiselle and Coach Lauren Fleshman, and, of course, working for the Mayor.

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Episode 45 – 2019 Sir Walter Miler – Aaron Templeton interview

On Episode 45, recent Furman grad Aaron Templeton comes on to chat with Pat about his Pro Debut in the 10,000 meters at the 2019 USATF Outdoor Championships, his career at Furman, Cross Country, North Carolina, his future plans, and of course, movies.

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Episode 44 – 2019 Sir Walter Miler – Stephanie Garcia interview

On Episode 44, Pat interviews 3-time Summer of Miles guest Stephanie Garcia. Steph talks about her move across country to train with Kim Conley and Drew Wartenburg, her recovery techniques, UVA basketball, and her longevity in the sport.

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