We finish our interview with local race course measurer, Oscar Wagner, and explore the ins and outs of what it takes to certify a running course.
Web Sites mentioned in this episode.
Oscar Wagner (Oscar’s Race Results) – https://lwagner905.wordpress.com/
Haunted Half Marathon – http://werunevents.com/haunted-half/
We continue our interview with local race course measurer, Oscar Wagner, and explore the ins and outs of what it takes to certify a running course. Continue reading “RPR010-Course Certification Part 2”
Have you ever wondered who decided a 5K course was 5 kilometers? Or why it took you 13.5 miles to run a 13.1 mile half-marathon? On Episode 9 of Real People Run, we begin part 1 of an interview with local race course measurer, Oscar Wagner, and explore the ins and outs of what it takes to certify a running course. You’ll be amazed at the level of detail involved. Continue reading “RPR009-Course Certification Part 1”
On Episode 8 of Real People Run, we talk about running clubs in general and the State of Franklin Track Club specifically. Our special guest is the new president of the State of Franklin Track Club, our very own Donna Bays. Continue reading “RPR008-Running Clubs”
In Episode 7 of Real People Run we discuss the ins and outs of choosing the perfect destination race. Continue reading “RPR007-Picking a Race Destination”
On Episode 6 of Real People Run, we take a look at goal setting for 2018. Continue reading “RPR006-Your Upcoming Running Year”
On Episode 5 of Real People Run, we discuss the ins and outs of selecting and buying running shoes with Phil Horner of Fleet Feet Sports of Kingsport and Johnson City. Continue reading “RPR005-Buying Running Shoes”
This is part 2 of 2 of our interview with Lt. Steve Hammonds, Executive Director of Kingsport 911, on runner safety. Some of the topics addressed in part 2 are: What we should carry with us running; Sharing your location with others; Interacting with others along your route; Defending yourself against threats; and Should runners arm themselves? Continue reading “RPR004-Runner Safety-Part 2 of 2”
We begin part 1 of 2 on runner safety with special guest, Lieutenant Steve Hammonds, Executive Director of Kingsport 911 and a 23 year veteran of the Kingsport Police Department. Lt. Hammonds teaches self-defense classes to runners and is a runner himself. Some of the topics addresses in this episode include: Dangers Runners Face; Running with Earphones; Running with Others; Picking Running Routes; Avoiding Predictability; Listening to Your Instincts; Informing Others of Your Running Plans; Dealing with Animals; Running Around Traffic; and Are Reflective Vests and Lights a Running Risk? Continue reading “RPR003-Runner Safety-Part 1 of 2”
On Episode 2 of Real People Run we discuss running during the coldest months of the year. Continue reading “RPR002-Winter Running”