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Episode 15 – Raleigh City Cross Country Championship Preview & Greg Dame interview

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.

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Episode 14 – Andie Cozzarelli & Sarah Rapp of Raleigh Distance Project interview

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!

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Episode 13 – Scott Payne / Raleigh Parks & Rec interview

On Episode 13, Sandy and Pat recap week 1 of Pop Up Cross Country at Dix Park, and then interview Scott Payne, who is the Assistant Director of the Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department. They discuss the championship-style “Course of Payne” for Week 2 of #PopUpXC, and the future of Cross Country at Dix Park.

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Episode 11 – 2017 Sir Walter Wrap Up, plus Drew Piazza & Andrew Dusing interviews

On the final episode of the 2017 Sir Walter Miler season, Sandy and Pat take a look back at the weekend, and run through some of the highlights, as well as thank the Sir Walter Running team, and all the sponsors that helped make SWMIV a reality. They also interview first time sub 4:00 milers, Drew Piazza and Andrew Dusing, about their experience of joining that special list of Americans to accomplish the feat!

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Episode 9 – Steph Garcia interview

On Episode 9, Pat interviews Furman Elite and New Balance athlete (and 2015 Sir Walter Miler Champ), Steph Garcia, about her rise from walk on to scholarship athlete at the University of Virginia; about racing, and staying focused, in Europe; as well as fighting through adversity and bouncing back with several PB’s after the dissapointment of not making the 2017 World team. We also discuss early morning knocks on the door from USADA, and brunch.

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Episode 8 – Ray Flynn interview

In Episode 8, Sandy and Pat interview the Ari Gold of Track & Field; Ray Flynn. Well… maybe not that, but one of the pre-eminent athletics agents, and the Irish Mile Recold Holder (3:49.77). Ray shares stories of his record run at the Dream Mile in Oslo, his thoughts about running professionally, what the best contract he tries to negotiate is, as well as the emergence of the East Coast mile series, and specifically, the Sir Walter Miler.