Alexandria’s Bethany Satchleben can do it all, from a 6:21 beer mile to a 2:31 marathon. And also some accounting.
1:05 – Docs is out of town. Tess and Farley talk about the Simpsons and shows they watch.
6:55 Farley recaps the Mike Wardian fastest 10 marathons in 10 days
18:10 Bethany Sachtleben joins the program. She is an elite runner in Norther Virginia who ran for George Mason and is an Olympic Trials qualifier in the marathon.
18:30 We talk about Bethany’s name (Sack-lay-ben).
19:25 Bethany talks about the Olympic Trials and what she is training for currently.
21:00 Bethany takes us back and talks about being home schooled and sports growing up.
23:05 Bethany wins her first organized race and she talks about figuring out running and racing in a non traditional format.
26:00 Bethany was hit by a car. She describes the incident and the helicopter ride to Inova hospital.
27:11 Turning down 500 dollars she calls George Mason and talks her way on the track and cross country team.
29:45 She decides to quit the Mason team but her dad, coach Gerard and a random woman convince her to stay on the team and run.
32:32 What she is currently doing for work other than running.
33:30 She talks about whether she belongs with some of the best runners in the country.
34:30 Winning the Richmond Marathon was a breakthrough for her.
36:05 Cal International marathon PR of 2:31.
37:18 Could she make the Olympic Team.
39:24 What does a training week look like for Bethany.
41:12 Running the Pacers Beer Mile in an elite time.
43:20 She made the US World Mountain Running Team.
45:44 No more marathons before the trials and Farley angles for sponsorship to get PTN to Atlanta for the Marathon Trials.
46:00 Bethany exits the show.
46:30 Bethany is on Twitter and Instagram.
46:40 Recapping some of the interview.
48:40 Tess talks about a guy who runs to his favorite teams away Premier League games.
50:50 A World Record running a sub-4-minute mile with a dog.
53:25 Valentine’s Day races with dogs and Valentine’s Day.
56:38 Marathon Investigation’s site was shut down and Farley throws out a conspiracy.
1:00:15 The Runner Rankings are out and plant names take top billings.
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.