Runners love it when our sport intersects with what is going on in life. We had not had a good running movie in a while….until recently that is.
Unbroken has been a huge hit in cinemas, because it follows the true story of Olympian Louie Zamperini, who survived 47 days in a raft, after his bomber plane crashed into the ocean, and then he spent years as a prisoner of war in Japan.
A little more about the author, Laura Hillenbrand:
Welcome to another episode of Runners Connect Run to the Top Podcast. I am so happy you are tuning in to another episode. I would like to thank you for listening (reading) today. I know you have many choices to where you could spend your time, so I appreciate that you have chosen to listen to Runners Connect.
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We think you are going to really enjoy our guest today, especially those of you who are late starters into the running world.
Today we have Kathy Martin, also known as the Running Realtor. Kathy has held or still holds US and World Records in Every event from the 800m to the 50k. She was also the Bengay Athlete of the Year in 2004.
Kathy is a 9 time Masters Cross Country Champion, and was nominated the USATF Masters Athlete of the Year. She is graded at close to 100% in [...]