We open up with some coffee talk and anniversaries.
At (7:40) we Joanna and Farley are headed to Boston. At (9:05) we talk about the Cherry Blossom 10 miler, where Farley notices the Cherry Blossoms for the first time.
At (20:11) we are joined by American University Hall of Famer Keira D’Amato who is running the Boston Marathon. After discussing the pronunciation of her last names, we start out (21:29) talking about her time at Oakton High School and at (24:35) her transition and time at American University.
At (28:13) we talk about American University alum Andre Ingram’s NBA debut.
At (29:22) Keira talks about her marathon debut in 2013, which was a bit different than her marathons today.
At (33:37) Keira talks about all the factors that came together and motivated her to flip the switch and become an elite runner. At (38:20) she talks about managing her schedule and her huge support system.
At (39:16) we talk about the 2:45 target for the OT qualifying mark. At (41:10) we talk about the 2:47 at the Richmond Marathon in the fall of 2017.
At (47:28) Keira talks about winning the Rock ‘n’ Roll D.C. Half Marathon.
At (48:15) we preview the Boston Marathon as Keira will toe the line with the elite women.
At (53:15) Farley asks Keira which song exemplifies Boston.
At (57:24) Keira tells us some of her favorite jokes.
We are back at (1:00:28) to wrap up the interview and then at (1:04:30) we talk more about the Boston Marathon, as Loren Zitomersky is attempting a world record by running the race backwards.
At (1:09:50) we talk about Joanna’s BAA 5k streak.
At (1:15:10) Docs talks about Strava, Garmin and a recent run. At (1:21:17) we have a where are they now segment with former guest Jamie Watts as she prepares for the New Jersey marathon.
Marine Corps Marathon sells out, Tewalt and Johnson to race at NCAAs, Chocolate City Relay sets off on Saturday and a D.C. runner wins gold medals for Malta.
Local runners captured 25 titles at state outdoor track championships in distance races and another broke the 4-minute-mile barrier.
Derwood’s Lake Needwood helped Maggie Lloyd almost forget all about the summer misery and, somehow, the pandemic, for an hour or so.
Loudoun County’s map of unpaved roads led me to a beauty of a run north of Leesburg.
3rd Annual APA MOORE Equity in Mental Health 5K Run,…
About APA’s MOORE Equity in Mental Health 5k
The APA’s Division of Diversity and Health Equity invites you to join us in combating mental health inequities facing young people of color and in honoring mental health advocate Bebe Moore Campbell.
Losing to Live 5K Walk/Run
WHEN Saturday, June 17, 2023 at 9:00 am WHERE This convenient location is just minutes from your house located 1/2 mile inside the 1-495 Capital Beltway at exit 51. Spectators are welcome to watch and cheer on the runners. Capital