Ep 145 Racing across America With Wendy Larsen

The latest episode of the Rise and Run podcast is packed with stories of resilience, triumph, and the ever-evolving world of race registration. The episode takes an inspiring deep dive into the life of world champion hand cyclist Wendy Larsen.

This Episode of the Rise and Run Podcast is  sponsored by Magic Bound Travel.

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This Week’s Race Weekend Training Miles
Wendy Larson

Wendy Larsen‘s story is nothing short of awe-inspiring. Tackling the grueling 2023 Race Across the West, Wendy pushed her physical and mental boundaries to the limit. The race spans 900 miles from Oceanside, California, to Durango, Colorado, featuring a staggering 56,000 feet of climbing. Competing alongside able-bodied cyclists, Wendy’s journey was marked by intense training and immense physical demands. Her story is a testament to her resilience and determination, highlighting her mission to inspire more women to embrace the challenge of racing and push their own boundaries. Wendy’s journey also included the unique experience of being featured in a documentary, “Shattered Expectations,” which follows her intense preparation and participation in the Race Across the West

The Race Report Sponsored by Stoked Metabolic Coaching

On the Race Report Stoplight we talk with Kristin who competed in the Run the South Half Marathon, Charlotte, NC. Kristin talked about running on this race on gravel paths and shaded greenways in NC and Getting Goodrs in her swag bag. Kristin also talks about being a ambassador for the Novant Health Charlotte Marathon where if you use code KRISTIN10 to get 10% off your registration.

In conclusion, this episode of the Rise and Run podcast is a treasure trove of inspiration, resilience, and community spirit. Wendy Larson’s incredible journey, the evolving dynamics of race registration, and the celebration of milestones within the running community offer listeners a comprehensive and engaging experience. Whether you’re a seasoned runner or just starting your journey, this episode is sure to inspire and motivate you to push your boundaries and embrace the challenges ahead

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