Ep: 108 Running to the summit with UTMB World Series finisher Carissa Liebowitz

Running, it’s often said, is a test of strength, endurance, and resilience. In this episode of the Rise and Run Podcast, we explore these themes through the inspiring journey of Carissa Leibowitz. A testament to perseverance, Karissa takes us through her incredible journey from her first marathon to her recent finish of the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc (UTMB).

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Ultra Marathoner Carissa Liebowitz

Carissa’s story offers a deep dive into the world of endurance running. From her initial experiences on the treadmill to her successful qualification for the Boston Marathon, she details her progression in the sport with a candid and insightful perspective. Her experiences highlight the dedication, training, and mental fortitude necessary to compete at such a high level. Furthermore, her upcoming participation in the Antarctica Marathon offers a fascinating glimpse into the unique challenges presented by such extreme running events.

Race Report Spotlight

This week in the Race report spotlight we head to Detroit to run the Detroit Free Press International Marathon in Detroit, MI. with our friend Jeanette. This race runs from Detroit to Windsor Canada via the Ambassador Bridge and back to the USA, 75 feet under the Detroit River in the Windsor Tunnel.

Also in the race report is the Ghost Train 100 Mile Endurance Run. Where we chat with Allie about her recent running achievement of completing her first Ultra Marathon and all the friends she met and ran with on the course, like Kent who was also there and called in a mini race report on the hotline.

The Rise and Run Podcast is more than just a series of interviews. It’s a platform for sharing stories, fostering community, and celebrating the power of endurance. Whether you’re a seasoned runner or a beginner, this episode has something to inspire you. So lace up your running shoes, plug in your headphones, and join us on this exhilarating journey of strength, endurance, and shared love for running.

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