Ep. 10: Journey to Badwater (Part 1) with Ultrarunner and Founder of Coyote Running, Coach Jimmy Dean Freeman
Coach Jimmy Dean Freeman is a finisher of over 200 races, including 20+ 100 mile (160km) or longer events, in addition to being a long-distance (marathon and further) running coach for the past 20 years for over 2,000+ athletes.
In today’s podcast, we talk about his journey to Badwater- the toughest foot race in the world, his motivation to keep pushing the limits, his coaching experiences, and a lot more.This is the first episode of a two-part series on Jimmy’s experience at Badwater.
Jimmy has finished some of the most iconic and challenging races in the world including the Badwater 135, the Western States 100, Comrades in South Africa, the Boston Marathon, the Leadville 100 Mile run, and many many more. In his coaching business, Coyote Running, he’s led more than a thousand athletes to run further, faster, and happier over the past 12+ years, where he focuses on quality over quantity, time over miles, and helping people strengthen their mental game. His passion is helping people break through self-imposed glass ceilings and find the joy and social connection running can provide.
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Vikas Singh, an MBA from Chicago Booth, worked at Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, APGlobale and Reliance before coming up with an idea of democratizing fitness knowledge and help beginners get on a fitness journey. An avid long-distance runner himself, Vikas is building fitpage to help people learn, train, and move better.
For more information on Vikas, you can reach out to him via the channels below:
LinkedIn: Vikas Singh
About the Podcast: Run with Fitpage
This podcast series is built with a focus on bringing science and research from the endurance sports industry. These may help you learn and implement these in your training, recovery, and nutrition journey. We invite coaches, exercise scientists, researchers, nutritionists, doctors, and inspiring athletes to come and share their knowledge and stories with us. So, whether you’re just getting started with running or want to get better at it, this podcast is for you!
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This podcast has been recorded via Zoom Conferencing.