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Jeff tells his first batch of stories about his time at the Olympics including his time with Bill Bowerman and the opening ceremonies!  
In this episode, Jeff retells the story of the 1972 US Olympic Marathon Trials. Jeff is on a high after making the Olympic team in the 10,000 meters but in the same race, the leader of their track club and good friend Jack Bacheler is left off the team.  Jeff and Frank Shorter try to come up with a plan to get Jack on the team in the Marathon!
New York Bestselling Author and Ultrarunner extraordinaire Dean Karnazes joins us to talk about his running, his Greek heritage, his new book, and his role in putting together The Phidippides Challenge with Jeff!You can find out more about Dean's new book A Runner's High  hereClick here for the Phidippides Challenge
Jen A. Miller is an award-winning freelance writer and author. She’s a regular contributor to the New York Times and writes their weekly running newsletter. She has also written for the Washington Post, The Outline, The Guardian, SELF, Buzzfeed, The Goods, and the Philadelphia Inquirer, among others. Jen shares her unique point of view on running and life with us in this episode. 
We talk to Olympian and the fastest American to ever run a marathon Ryan Hall about his running career and what he is up to these days! 
The Unlikely Olympian

The Unlikely Olympian


Jeff recounts the 1972 Olympic 10,000m Trials where he attempts to become an unlikely Olympian
We are very honored to have a truly inspirational woman on the podcast this week. Robin Arzón is the Vice President of fitness programming and head instructor at Peloton and believes (like I do) that sweat transforms lives! Her life‘s mission is to redefine, reform, and rethink possibility through movement. We had a great wide-ranging conversation about motherhood, her journey to the fitness world, and empowerment through fitness.  We hope you enjoy it!
Jeff's inspirational journey continues west from Vail to Seattle for the 1972 AAU National Championship. This is the last opportunity he has to qualify to run the 10,000M in the Olympic Trials. Listen to how the story unfolds on the third edition of the You Can Do It Podcast  
Jeff continues the story of his build-up to the 1972 Olympic Trials 



In this first episode, we chat with Jeff about what started him on the life long journey of spreading the life-changing effects of running and walking. Jeff shares his own story about growing up as an overweight kid, painfully starting running, finding success through hard work, joining the Navy, and setting his sights on the Olympics.    
In today's episode, we talk with Marko Cheseto. Marko's story is pretty crazy and unbelievable. Marko is a Kenyan born world record holder in the Marathon. But his journey to success is quite different than any other Kenyan Marathoner. Marko came to the US sight unseen in 2008 on a running scholarship to the University of Alaska. And yes, he had no idea what snow was. He would find success battling competitors on the track, but it was off the track where he was fighting a much more serious opponent. His struggle with mental health drove him to overdose on his antidepressants and go for one last run. When he miraculously emerged from the snow after three nights, he somehow managed to stumble to a hotel for help. His life changed both physically and mentally that day, and he would say for the better. Ten years of dedication, struggle, and learning to walk and run again on prosthetics, he has emerged as the fastest man to run 26.2 miles without legs. Marko's story is unbelievably inspiring and shines a light on the issue of mental health in today's society. We are delighted and honored to have Marko share his journey and story with us today.  Promo code at youcanbff for $50 off a BFF Massager.    
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