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The Joyful Miles Podcast

In today’s episode, we chat with Heather Jergensen, our dear friend who is now a certified running coach! She chats about the certification process and offers great basic running tips for new runners. Thanks for listening and have a joyful day! Heather’s Sites Go Find Your Awesome Facebook Group YouTube Twitter If you have a moment, [...]

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Podcast Episode 47: Summer Running Motivation

Training for fall races has begun, so in this episode, Jackey and Laura share their best tips for staying motivated and getting out the door! We also pepper in suggestions that have been shared by members of our Joyful Miles Running Club Facebook group. Thanks for listening, have a joyful day, and most of all … [...]

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Podcast Episode 42: Training with a Running Coach

The Joyful Miles Podcast

This week our friend Chris Savio joins us to talk about his experience using a running coach. He talks about how she has helped him improve, get stronger, and work towards achieving his goals. We also talk about the runDisney announcement for the theme of next year’s Star Wars races. Thanks for listening, and have [...]

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runDisney’s 2018 WDW Marathon Weekend: The WDW Half Marathon

runDisney's 2018 WDW Marathon Weekend: The WDW Half Marathon

I have never been one to care about running in costumes, it was just never something that was important to me. However, if you know anything about Laura and Jackey, they make it part of the whole race experience. It’s actually pretty amazing that I held out for as long as I did. Except for [...]

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Holiday Gift Ideas for Runners!

Gift Ideas for Runners!

Looking for some last-minute gift ideas for the runner in your life? (Or, if you’re like me, in desperate need of ideas because you haven’t even started shopping yet?) Well, no worries, here’s a list of suggestions from a post I shared last year plus a few new ideas! Some of which I’m hoping Santa [...]

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Joyful Miles Podcast

In this bonus episode, nutritionist Ellie Kempton of Simply Nourished Nutrition joins Heather Jergensen from the Running with Grace YouTube channel and Laura to chat about nutrition, both for training and races. To learn more about Ellie or to watch the video version of this chat, check out the links below! Enjoy and please SUBSCRIBE, [...]

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In this bonus episode, Coach Christine Hinton joins Heather Jergensen from the Running with Grace YouTube channel and Laura to chat about training, the Dopey Challenge and nutrition. To learn more about Christine or to watch the video version of this chat, check out the links below! Enjoy and please SUBSCRIBE, RATE and REVIEW our [...]

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Tips for Staying Organized during your Racecation or runDisney Trip

Are you gearing up for a fun racecation or runDisney trip? Awesome, you’re going to have a blast! As someone who has gone on many racecations … most of which where I shared a hotel room with other runners, I know how important it is to stay organized. Not only does this eleminate stress, it [...]

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Training Update: Vision Boards and Other Visual Ways to Stay Motivated

Happy Saturday, everyone! Heather Jergensen from the Running with Grace channel and I are just rolling along with Vlogtober. For Day 20 yesterday, I shared a quick training update … which includes me not being able to run due to my orthodics causing me knee pain and needing to be adjusted. I’ve also been feeling [...]

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Podcast Episode 26: Disneyland Races Cancelled

Joyful Miles Podcast

We finally have heard the news. After months of speculation, runDisney has announced that is putting it’s Disneyland races on hiatus indefinitely, effective for 2018. Beyond that? It’s anyone’s guess. Obviously, we have to chime in with what we think. So Jackey and I got together to talk about it this week. Be sure to [...]

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