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.
Police arrest former high school coach, Cherry Blossom lottery open, US XC champs come to Virginia in ’23 and ’24, D’Amato wins national half marathon title, Farley indulges himself.
Since everyone seems to be remarking that last year felt like five, here’s some of what happened in the local running scene in 2021.
RunWashington’s coaches panel reviewed the 2021 season and picked the 62 best cross country runners in the D.C. area.
RunWashington’s coaches panel reviewed the 2021 season and picked the seven girls and seven boys for the All-RunWashington Virginia team.