Pace the Nation – Golden Harper

Golden Harper talks to the Pace the Nation gang about founding Altra Shoes.


We open up at (5:52) discussing an article from Runner’s World about the Boston Marathon, fulfilling our promise to keep talking about the Boston marathon.

At (7:54) we talk about podcast reviews and some not very constructive feedback from a message board.

At (12:04) we recap the New Jersey marathon, including Jamie Watts’ finish and the Chris Farley sub three attempt.

At (17:22) we are joined by Altra founder Golden Harper, who tells us about his running background and how it lead to the origin story for the Altra company.

We are back at (1:18:52) to recap the interview, talk about kitchen appliances and puns.

We close out at (1:53:09) with a Docs Field Trip Recap that includes a Farley history quiz.

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