Sandwich Todd, one of the podcast’s first guests, returns to talk about how running has helped him manage anxiety.
We open up pre-agenda barely able to contain our excitement over two American records on the track.
At (14:31) Todd talks about his anxiety disorder and when it first occurred.
At (18:00) Todd speaks about some of the strategies he uses to manage the anxiety such as cognitive behavior therapy.
At (20:28) we talk a little about the public perceptions and how social media can influence anxiety. At (21:12) Farley brags about his research and asks about how running has helped calm Todds anxiety.
At (24:13) we talk about how strava helps create accountability and then at (25:58) Todd talks more about the benefits of running for his anxiety.
At (28:56) we ask Todd about his anxiety on his running off days.
At (33:13) we talk about how sharing the story helps show people that they are not alone.
We are back at (38:52) to wrap up the interview before we transition to our grab bag topics.
At (39:36) Farley unsuccessfully attempts to create a new podcast rivalry, however Joanna instead uses the segment to provide some comments on Episode 162.
At (43:26) Docs has to get a new cell phone adventure.
At (47:55) we have an update on former guest Tom Griffin, who finished his walk across America this week.
At (53:28) we talk about the Crystal City Twilighter monsoon and door to door solicitors.
We close out at (58:22) with a pat on our own back, which is our favorite thing to do.
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.