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…
The podcast returns with the 2018 Nash UNC Health Care Rocket Mile preview episode. Sandy and Pat discuss the race and what to expect on Sunday, and interview Cam Schultz of HopFly Brewing Co., who has made a Mint Julep Beer for the packet pickup on Derby Day. They also discuss Sir Walter Running’s new non-profit status and the 2018 Raleigh RunDown Downhill Mile on June 15, 2018.
The podcast returns to discuss this weekend’s Camel City Elite meet in Winston Salem. Sandy and Pat discuss the launch of Sir Walter Running, the Rocket Mile, the Raleigh RunDown, and the relaunch of the Under the Stars Mile. Pat interviews repeat guest Craig Engels and Meet Director, Craig Longhurst to talk about JDL and Camel City.
And if you’re going Winston Salem, here’s a little more about their running scene and what to do.
On Episode 16, Sandy and Pat recap the inaugural Raleigh City Cross Country Championship and wrap up the first season of Pop Up Cross Country at Dix Park. They discuss the results, the bagpiper, the hay bails, the “Big Field Mile” (and its Strava segment), as well as what to possibly look forward to in the future of Sir Walter Running!
On Episode 15, Sandy and Pat recap Week 3 aka “Relay Night” at Pop Up Cross Country at Dix Park, then preview the inaugural Raleigh City Cross Country Championship. Then they interview Sir Walter Running’s operations head, Greg Dame. Greg discusses running at Dix Park, the course for the City Championship, the joy of team running, and the awards for the winners Tuesday.
On Episode 14, Sandy and Pat recap Week 2 of Pop Up Cross Country, preview the Week 3 relays, and discuss Week 4 aka the Raleigh City Cross Country Championship. Then Pat interviews Andie Cozzarelli and Sarah Rapp of the newly-formed Raleigh Distance Project. They talk about their goals for the team, who’s on the team, their favorite runs, and places to eat in Raleigh!