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Running Realized

Jul 12, 2021

An exploration of motherhood and the Olympics.

First, through the storytelling of Dawn Harper-Nelson, Olympic gold and silver medalist, a wife and a mom. Next, a discussion with Molly Dickens, Co-Founder and Executive Director of &Mother, on the inequities and barriers that exist for athlete mothers and what the future...


Jun 21, 2021

First, through the storytelling of Ryan Montgomery, Queer Pro Ultra Runner, on how running has allowed him to explore and better understand himself. Second, a discussion with Chris Mosier, the first trans athlete to represent Team USA, on the past, present and future of advocacy for LGBTQ+ athletes. Then, a breakdown...


Jun 7, 2021

First, through the storytelling of the environmental impact of a single large-scale marathon, told by Shelley Villalobos, Managing Director of Council for Responsible Sport. Second, a discussion on current and future state of the sustainable efforts of road racing with Michael Nishi, COO of Chicago Event Management, the...


May 24, 2021

First, a story told actor, writer and comedian Jon Glaser (Parks and Recreation, Inside Amy Schumer, Late Night with Conan O'Brien) about his most unique running bathroom stop. Next, a discussion with stand up comedian Liz Miele on the unlikely intersection and parallels of comedy and running, and how both intertwine in...


May 3, 2021

First, through the storytelling of Victoria Lo, a Chinese American runner based in Brooklyn, NY, tells the story of a recent mid-run panic attack. Second, a discussion on the intersection of racial trauma, racial identity, and running with Jenny Wang, PhD and Licensed Psychologist. Then, a breakdown and call to action...