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How Was Your Run Today?

Bryan Gould and Peter Villa like to run and talk. Just not at the same time. This weekly comedy/running podcast features interviews with some amazing runners, their own running updates, and whatever makes them laugh.
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You burn more calories laughing while running. 

Apr 2, 2020

Bryan and Peter are grateful that they can still run outside, but they share some of their challenges. They also talk about Bryan's experience with telemedicine, an "App That Up" recommendation from the HWYRTian of the Great White North, and how their eating habits have changed since living in isolation. They also go to the movies and (re) experience several classics, including Lawrence of Arabia, Citizen Kane, and Cash Cab! Plus, advice to those new to the chicken farming biz.

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Mar 28, 2020

Bryan and Peter welcome Coach Paul Davies to the HWYRT Zoom line. Coach Paul brings the science as he talks about running and recovery, including how the body adapts to stress during training and what different levels of runners should be doing right now. He also shares how he's coping with the news cycle (hint: more science) and how his project of running every street in Boston is going. Plus, updates on what Peter and Bryan are seeing out on the streets in this new era of running.

You can reach out to Coach Paul directly at padavies67@gmail.com

Get your SAMs on here: 

https://coachjayjohnson.com/samvidoes/ 

https://www.youtube.com/user/Vo2maxProductions

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Mar 24, 2020

Peter and Bryan try to distract themselves from their quarantines with a Zoom check in. They talk about how their runs are going and how they are handling the psychological weight of the situation. Plus, a rare trip to the store, how they strap on the feedbag, how they’re handling the hair situation, and an app that up!

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Mar 18, 2020

Bryan and Peter practice responsible social distancing as they check in about their runs from the confines of their individual residences. They talk about the challenge of keeping your mental game on during stressful times and about the benefits of running. They also go to the movies...from the comfort of their own couches. Plus, a strap-on-the-feedback confession.

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Mar 13, 2020

Peter and Bryan go on a guided running tour of Boston with City Running Tours and learn a whole lot they didn't know about their hometown. Then they chat with Dr. Ithamar Jotkowitz of Outback Physical Therapy about the Australian approach to PT and learn more about the science of Resting Metabolic Rate and VO2 Max testing. They discuss what Bryan has adjusted in his training since his VO2 Max testing a year ago, and Dr. Jotkowitz shares the non-so-secret science of better running (hint: go slow and eat more!). Plus, the eternal question: Can a doctor follow his own advice when training for a marathon?

Note: This episode mentions several charity events shared by HWYRTians who are raising money for the Boston Marathon. These events will likely be canceled by the time of this podcast airing. Please consider supporting the charities anyway if you can!

Check out all the cities avaialbe to you at cityrunningtours.com

Learn more about Outback Physical Therapy and VO2 Max testing at www.outbackpt.com

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Feb 28, 2020

Peter and Bryan welcome ultrarunner and ultrawinner Lori Michener to the WGBH Studio at the Boston Public Library. Lori talks about running her first 100-mile race (the Florida Keys 100), how she ended up running THREE 100-mile races last year, and what she's doing to train for her next challenge—the Badwater 135. She also describes how she managed to impress her 16-year-old son, the charity she has supported for (about to be) 10 Boston Marathons, and what it takes to do so much training while also working as a college professor and parenting. (Hint: It involves a Paul.) Then, it's time for questions from the live audience about everything from running rituals and superstitions to how to properly fold socks. #MarieKondoisright

You can donate to Lori’s running of the 2020 Boston Marathon here: https://charity.gofundme.com/o/en/campaign/rett-syndrome-association-of-massachusetts/lorimitchener

 

Feb 20, 2020

Peter reveals his new approach to staying on track during marathon training. Bryan takes on fresh fitness challenges with November Project, despite some GPS issues. And they wonder if they finally understand this thing called "running." Plus, a return to the movies and an announcement about the next major interview at the WGBH Studios at the Boston Public Library.

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Feb 14, 2020

This episode is ready for a long run! First, Peter and Bryan go back to the movies on a call with View From My Run's Lori Richmond. Lori drops some deep NYC knowledge about the filming of Brittney Runs a Marathon, then shares some of her favorite running-movie recommendations. Then, Bryan and Peter are joined at the Boston Public Library by Mark Lowenstein of Great Runs. Mark gives an update on his activity streak (2,000+ days and going strong!) then talks about the site's exciting new categories of running routes that can be found all around the world, including "unique" runs. Plus, Mark shares a major announcement that is sure to be interesting to the competitive types.

http://www.loridraws.com/viewfrommyrun

25 Unique Runs: North America

25 Unique Runs: Europe, Asia, Central/S. America

https://www.podiumrunner.com/training/stay-consistent-in-2020-with-a-define-it-yourself-activity-streak/

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Jan 30, 2020

Bryan and Peter try to stay inspired as they stare into the abyss of the hardest months of winter. First, they replay the time that they interviewed Jared Ward, recently named #1 in U.S. Men's Marathon for 2019, and gave him advice before his first Boston Marathon. (He came in 10th, so it must have helped!) Then, it's time to strap on the feedback as they discuss Peter's progress on a mostly plant-based diet and the importance of continuing to learn about how to fuel our bodies for running. Next, Peter and Bryan go to the movies! They share their thoughts on the indie film Brittany Runs a Marathon and the documentary Desert Runners. (Beware: Mild spoilers.) It brings them to think about what drives each them as runners, from the accomplishment of the training cycle to always doing something new. Finally, a check-in on their upcoming races.

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Jan 16, 2020

Bryan and Peter welcome the Boston Bulldogs Running Club to the WGBH Studio at the Boston Public Library. Coach Mike Ferullo talks about how he founded the club to support people in recovery or affected by addiction through the power of running. He shares his experience with finding recovery and then finding his calling in helping others to do the same. Also joining the conversation are the Club's new Executive Director Eileen O'Connor and Program Coordinator Meaghan O'Sullivan, as well as a whole pack of Bulldogs ready to run in the 2020 Boston Marathon.

 

https://www.bostonbulldogsrunning.com

https://www.runnersworld.com/runners-stories/a25734224/boston-bulldogs-sober-running-group/?fbclid=IwAR3BsK8BwgVVhjUsDBzq5qZoh-eA0pOe-zztDfKfAIdkXXdvx2iDNo_qRX8

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Jan 9, 2020

Peter and Bryan welcome the New Year! In their first check-in post Millinocket, they talk about returning to running and powering through illness. Then, Peter shares how a new documentary inspired him to try something different in his feedbag, or rather, keep something out of it. Plus, an announcement about their next big race and how they plan to train for it.

Check out Running With Cameras’ excellent video all about the Stone Cat 50 Miler! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w4YtVZzz7ks

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Dec 17, 2019

It's the 2019 Millinocket Marathon and Half weekend recap! Peter and Bryan grab their window spot at the Moose Drop In to watch the runners come in and chat about their own race experience. They share highlights from their super fun group adventure up the Golden Road (Fireball whiskey shots! Soup! Fireball-soaked cherries! Chocolate and bananas! More Fireball!) and from the record-setting 4th Annual Crankle 2K the night before. They also chat with fellow runners who share some amazing stories about how they found their way to Millinocket, including one pretty big decision about what they're doing after. Finally, a chat with Moose Drop In owner and honorary Mayor of Millinocket Tricia Cyr, who is excited for this visit from the New England Emmy Award (and also from the HWYRT crew).

Please visit our sponsors and help support the show!

Head over to https://www.cityrunningtours.comto book your City Running Tour today. Remember to use the coupon code HWYRT to receive 10% off your next tour.

And visit endeavorun.com to experience a pro training season from start to finish. Use code MILE at checkout for FREE shoes of your choice.

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Dec 11, 2019

Look for Episode 181 to drop this coming weekend! 

Nov 26, 2019

It's the pre-Thanksgiving episode to entertain you on your way to wherever you're traveling! Peter attends a toy show and Bryan enjoys nature's beauty. Then they are joined by Sean Quinn, a self-described stoic athlete who just completed his first official race, the Rock 'n' Rock Marathon Series 10K. Sean describes how high school and college sports led him to hate running and what got him on the two-year journey to his first starting line (hint: he may have recently married an amazing runner and sports psychology coach we all know and love). Plus, updates on the 4th Annual Crankle 2K in Millinocket, Maine, which is just over a week away!  Cover photo by Bojan Mandaric.

Please visit our sponsors and help support the show!

Head over to https://www.cityrunningtours.comto book your City Running Tour today. Remember to use the coupon code HWYRT to receive 10% off your next tour.

And visit endeavorun.com to experience a pro training season from start to finish. Use code MILE at checkout for FREE shoes of your choice.

You can sign up for the Crankle 2K FOR FREE here:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/4th-annual-how-was-your-run-today-hwyrt-crankle-2k-tickets-76138186365?aff=efbeventtix&fbclid=IwAR2_bQZs0g5axxm6gYvsk1rrli2W9--IPqllztInH_ea9XvQBhbxAY14HDU

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Nov 14, 2019

It's been a busy week! Peter reenters the world of double-digit runs and Bryan tackles NP Boston's intense #WOahMAN triathlon. They return once again to the WGBH Studios at the Boston Public Library to welcome two super-fast and amazing runners: Amanda Nurse, who is gearing up for the 2020 Olympic Trials (!), and Fast, Funny Ellen London, who is training for the 2020 Boston Marathon with a special coach (hint: it's Amanda). Amanda and Ellen go into all things running, particularly how it has changed for them as new mothers. They talk about their different experiences with running during pregnancy and all things postpartum, including the safe way to resume running (Ellen may be too fast), fueling while running and nursing, pumping before a race, and having a secret weapon when it comes to resistance running. 

Please visit our sponsors and help support the show!

Head over to https://www.cityrunningtours.comto book your City Running Tour today. Remember to use the coupon code HWYRT to receive 10% off your next tour.

And visit endeavorun.com to experience a pro training season from start to finish. Use code MILE at checkout for FREE shoes of your choice.

You can sign up for the Crankle 2K FOR FREE here:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/4th-annual-how-was-your-run-today-hwyrt-crankle-2k-tickets-76138186365?aff=efbeventtix&fbclid=IwAR2_bQZs0g5axxm6gYvsk1rrli2W9--IPqllztInH_ea9XvQBhbxAY14HDU

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Nov 7, 2019

Bryan and Peter return to the Boston Public Library, where they welcome the force behind the Millinocket Marathon and Half social media accounts, Pattie Himes McNally.

Pattie (a Millinocket native!) talks about her years growing up playing ice hockey, how she took on the Millinocket Marathon social media, and her day job supporting car accident investigations. Peter and Bryan take away a few lessons: always wear a helmet and a seatbelt and...your car knows more that you think! The guys also invite several fan-favorite and new HWYRTians who stopped by the library to join them on the mics and tell their running story.

Please visit our sponsors and help support the show!

Head over to https://www.cityrunningtours.comto book your City Running Tour today. Remember to use the coupon code HWYRT to receive 10% off your next tour.

And visit endeavorun.com to experience a pro training season from start to finish. Use code MILE at checkout for FREE shoes of your choice.

You can sign up for the Crankle 2K FOR FREE here:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/4th-annual-how-was-your-run-today-hwyrt-crankle-2k-tickets-76138186365?aff=efbeventtix&fbclid=IwAR2_bQZs0g5axxm6gYvsk1rrli2W9--IPqllztInH_ea9XvQBhbxAY14HDU

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Nov 1, 2019

Bryan and Peter celebrate 4 years of making podcast magic by casting a special spell on Halloween! 

Please visit our sponsors and help support the show!

Head over to https://www.cityrunningtours.com to book your City Running Tour today. Remember to use the coupon code HWYRT to receive 10% off your next tour.

And visit endeavorun.com to experience a pro training season from start to finish. Use code MILE at checkout for FREE shoes of your choice.

You can sign up for the Crankle 2K FOR FREE here:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/4th-annual-how-was-your-run-today-hwyrt-crankle-2k-tickets-76138186365?aff=efbeventtix&fbclid=IwAR2_bQZs0g5axxm6gYvsk1rrli2W9--IPqllztInH_ea9XvQBhbxAY14HDU

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Oct 17, 2019

The past weekend was full of crazy races and we’re talking about them all! Bryan and Peter update one another on where they are in their training cycles. Peter reveals the major game-changer that is taking place along his favorite running route. Bryan lets the cat out of the bag on some major prizes being offered at this year’s Crankle 2K up in Millinocket. Oh, and HWYRT may have saved a listener’s life!

You can sign up for the Crankle 2K FOR FREE here:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/4th-annual-how-was-your-run-today-hwyrt-crankle-2k-tickets-76138186365?aff=efbeventtix&fbclid=IwAR2_bQZs0g5axxm6gYvsk1rrli2W9--IPqllztInH_ea9XvQBhbxAY14HDU

Watch our New England Emmy Award-winning film Run Millinocket here: https://youtu.be/eXPcWqp51js

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Oct 3, 2019

Bryan’s race day snafu and a listener’s injury lead to a debate: is it better to DNS or DNF? Then, Peter and Bryan are joined by Anne Beatty, a 20-time marathoner who didn’t start running marathons until she was 50. Anne talks about how she got into running and how she maintains a tech-free running routine. (Hint: It helps to have a great running group.) Finally, friend-of-the-show Igor Babushkin stops by to give an update on his training…and it may not be the real Igor.

For more information about Anne’s running club, please visit their Web site: http://www.parkwayrunningclub.org

Sep 20, 2019

Bryan's back from river rafting in Utah and singing the praises of taking breaks from running. Peter is holding steady on his training. Plus, HWYRT "goes to the phones" in a brand new segment. They take a call from listener Jeannette who is asking her fellow HWYRTians to help her soar past the $500 fundraising goal for the 20th Annual Flutie 5K next week! She is running on behalf of her son, Robbie. Please visit her page here: https://www.classy.org/team/237285

#running4robbie
 
Sep 5, 2019
In this episode we get an update on Peter's successful return to running in the month of August. Then Peter tries to pull Bryan out of the deep doldrums, but faces resistance. Silliness ensues with an “unknown guest” and remembering the time they moved a free treadmill for the Social Media Guru. 
 
 
Aug 22, 2019

We’re back to one show per week. Well, at least for this week. Peter dodges construction as he plods through a humid run, while Bryan joins a friend in an intense stadium challenge. They share an announcement about the fourth running of the Crankle 2K! in Millinocket, Maine, and offer kudos to friends of the show on some MAJOR mileage races.  Plus, Bryan asks for advice!

Aug 16, 2019

Friday is finally here and we are so happy you spent the week with us. Now, get outside and have a good run today!

Correction: The first appearance of Punisher was in issue 129 of Amazing Spider-Man way back in 1974.

We will be back with new full episodes on Thursday nights starting again in September. Please remember to check out our entire How Was Your Run Today library of episodes on the Radiopublic Podcast App! It's a great way to listen to all your favorite shows, plus it helps HWYRT cover our expenses! 

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Aug 15, 2019

We’re talking up running watches, wood chopping, and weights.

Plus, Bryan talks about how he is “mixing it up” with his training.

Listen to the entire How Was Your Run Today library of episodes on the Radiopublic Podcast App! It's a great way to listen to all your favorite shows, plus it helps HWYRT cover our expenses! 

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Aug 15, 2019

We are going daily this week! How Was Your Hump Day Today?

Listen to the entire How Was Your Run Today library of episodes on the Radiopublic Podcast App! It's a great way to listen to all your favorite shows, plus it helps HWYRT cover our expenses! 

Download the RadioPublic Podcast App here: 

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