Amplify

Amplify- Quotes from Black American Runners

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You don't need to hear from us when so many motivational things have been said by some of our nation's greatest runners. We want to amplify voices that will inspire you. Below are a few running quotes from black American runners we hope you will amplify too.

The Future is Bright. Talem Franco is Proof. | Podcast ep 35

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Do you see the glimmer of hope in the future? A to Z Running Podcast guest, Talem Franco astutely reflects that, “The future is as bright as you believe.” Tune in to hear from this middle distance Olympic hopeful and find motivation to believe great things about your own potential and future.

Sometimes you win. Sometimes you learn. with Samantha Palmer | Podcast ep 34

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A burning passion for the sport of running defines Samantha Palmer's motivation as she worked her way to a 2:29 marathon. But some days and races are harder than others. Palmer tells us about her journey of learning as she reaches peaks and wades through valleys just like the rest of us.

Winning the Uphill Battle with Jake Riley | Podcast ep 33

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What can it possibly take to return from injury only to outperform your lifetime bests AND qualify for the Olympic Games? Jake Riley knows.

Her Dreams Don’t Quit with Joanna Stephens | Podcast ep 28

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Joanna Stephens' dream of making the Olympics started when she was only 6 years old. Through life's ups and downs she has held on to running. Her dreams don't quit!

Stay in the Fight with Ron Romano | Podcast ep 27

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For this week's episode of the A to Z Running Podcast we asked Ron Romano about his 6 major marathon races in 2019. Ron's advice & personal mantra is, "Stay in the Fight." Tune in to learn more about Ron's journey and how he stays in the fight as he runs around the world.

Long Term Vision | Podcast ep 26

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We were all just thrown into this crazy holding pattern. We are always looking to set strong foundations, but this is a time where it came become our focus. Executing long term vision is not accidental and requires implementing strategies for success.

Finding Motivation & Community while Social Distancing | Podcast ep 25

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With race plans thwarted and social distancing keeping us from our favorite groups and gyms, our goals need adaptation. We can still find motivation and community, but it is challenging.

When life gets you down, HANG IN THERE! | Podcast ep 24

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Part 2/2 Overcoming suffering is what distance runners specialize in. We took the microphone to Atlanta to capture stories from Olympic Trials marathoners who generously share their stories.

When things don’t go your way, HANG IN THERE!| Podcast ep 23

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Olympic Trials Marathoners share stories about times they were tested and had to "Hang in there!"