On Episode 29, Sandy and Pat reveal the winners of the Tour de Walter and the Champs-ElYates Mill, and chat about recent guest Sam Prakel’s signing with adidas. Then Pat speaks with former Summer of Miles guest, and Sir Walter Miler Veteran, Stephanie Garcia, about what she’s been up to the past year, and the proper way to DM on Instagram. Finally, Pat chats with Connor “Merk” Mercurio and Jimmy Stevenson of the GO4it Film. In the closing, Sandy has a plea for everyone coming to the Sir Walter Miler Friday!
In Episode 28, 2018 competitor Charlie Marquardt tells us about running Division 3, Swarthmore magic, Corgis, Riptide Rush, and his dive for sub 4:00. Also – Sandy and Pat discuss their “Top 5 Sir Walter Miler Moments.”
On Episode 27, Sandy and Pat chat with 2018 Sir Walter Miler Elite Athletes Sam Prakel and Jamie Morrissey. Sam discusses running at the University of Oregon, and his recent successful tour of Europe with a few wins in Ireland, including the Morton Mile. Elite Women’s Coordinator Jeff Caron joins the Summer of Miles during the chat with Jamie Morrissey, where she discusses training with True Blue Elite in Ann Arbor Michigan, pacing the Women’s field, and her quest for the best coffee and beer in Raleigh.
On Episode 25, Sir Walter Miler Men’s Elite Coordinator Stephen Furst joins Sandy and Pat (and Logan) to unveil the initial 2018 Men’s Field!
On Episode 24, Sir Walter Miler Women’s Elite Coordinator Jeff Caron joins Pat to unveil the initial 2018 Women’s Field!
On Episode 23, Sandy and Pat recap the 2018 Pop Up Miles season and Championship, as well as discuss the start of Sir Walter Miler season. They interview the Pop Up Miles Champions, Sammy George and Henry Dwyer, as well as give out personal awards, and discuss the 2018 USATF 1500 Championships, and how the Sir Walter Alums faired.
On Episode 22, Sandy and Pat recap the busy last week of the 3rd annual Raleigh RunDown Downhill Mile and the inaugural Session at the Speedway. Finally, they run down all the Sir Walter Miler alumni running at the USATF Outdoor Championship this weekend in Des Moines. Those athletes (in no particular order), are: Drew Piazza, Tripp Hurt, Stephanie Brown, Amanda Eccleston, Johnny Gregorek, Robby Andrews, Craig Engels, Colby Alexander, Drew Hunter, Graham Crawford, Isaac Yorks, Ford Palmer, Sara Vaughn, Shannon Osika, Emily Lipari, Cory McGee, Megan Mansy, Sara Sutherland, Rachel Schneider, Nicole Tully, Lauren Johnson, Trevor Dunbar, Joe Stilin, Lauren Paquette, Katrina Coogan, Sarah Pease and Kenyetta Iyevbele.
On Episode 21, Sandy and Pat recap Pop Up Miles Week 2, preview the 2018 Raleigh RunDown and the Session at the Speedway, talk briefly about the postrun polo launch at the Portland Track Festival, and then speak with Runologie’s Alex Warren about the Runologie x Sir Walter Miler Goodr Sunglasses, the Keep RLGH Independent Four Miler, and the return of the Boylan Shorts.
On Episode 20, Sandy and Pat recap Week 1 of the 2018 Pop Up Miles season at Cary Academy, and preview week 2 (as well as the Raleigh RunDown). Next is an interview with Portland Track Festival Meet Director, Craig Rice, where they discuss the meets growth over the years, their commitment to their mission, the 2018 event, and the Innovation Project, which spawned the postrun brand. In the final segment, Sandy and Pat discuss the postun polo, and some other things that are in the works for the 2018 Sir Walter Miler. All music in the episode is by Portland’s Richmond Fontaine, except for that last song…