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Road Dog Podcast

English, Sports, 1 season, 210 episodes, 6 days, 19 hours, 28 minutes
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Adventure outside with Luis Escobar, trail running legend, race director, running mentor and photographer, as he converses with athletes and public figures about all things extreme sports. We’ll cover everything from sell-out trail races to the most unknown ultra-running adventures around the globe, swing over into the world of rock climbing, and dive into mountain biking, triathlons and more.
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309: Born to Run First Timers

“I am what I call a back of the packer runner. And I felt encouraged by everybody on the course. People that I would be like, why are they going to try and encourage me, they’re off running really fast. But everyone was so encouraging and so nice. I did not feel invisible on the course which sometimes I do.” In this special episode, Luis chats with a dozen of Born to Run first timers. Hear their first-hand experiences at the event, how they found Born to Run, their personal running journeys, the welcoming nature of the running community, and how running has changed them. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoghn20 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Brixton: https://www.brixton.com LUNA Sandal Company: https://lunasandals.com Tanri Sunscreen: https://tanri.com/collections/sun-care Marvelous Mud: https://marvelousmudpotterystudio.com Prescription Roasters: https://prescriptionroasting.com Pickle Juice Sport: https://picklepower.com Allwedoisrun.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
6/10/20242 hours, 2 minutes, 5 seconds
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308: Chris Andrews is the Run Coach You Need

“I think that there is always room to grow, but you can’t grow without other people understanding where you can work with them and where they can work with you.” Chris Andrews is a professional runner and coach. Chris chats with Luis about Born to Run Ultramarathon Extravaganza, how he got into running, getting robbed at gunpoint, running the Big Sur International Marathon, coaching other runners, relationships with sponsors, how to make a living as a runner, importance of coaching, what he has on the horizon, plus a surprise guest pop-in from Eric Koenig. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoghn20 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Chris Andrews Contact Info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/chrisandrews._/ Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com    
6/3/20241 hour, 21 minutes, 19 seconds
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307: Harris Goodman is Finding Family Everywhere

“So then my younger brother calls me up and he’s freaked out. He is like, he has 12 half siblings. All different moms, all the same dad. His dad.” Harris Goodman is a pathologist and a long-distance runner. In this episode, Harris chats with Luis about his experience at Tierra Redonda Mountain Trail Run, being a pathologist, the restorative reset that running gives him, how he got into running, and how he found multiple family members on 23 and Me. Derringer Silva joins Luis for some bonus content around Born to Run, his custom hat company Brixton which will be making hats for people at BTR. Brixton website: https://www.brixton.com/?cid=brixton-logo_go-home_plp_all-headwear Derringer Silva email: [email protected] Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoghn20 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
5/13/202449 minutes, 57 seconds
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306: Aimee Kohler is a Mountain Runner Focused on a Sustainable Future

“I just really love being out on the mountains, spending longer runs out on the mountains, and I’m just stoked on hard trail running right now.” Aimee Kohler is a mountain runner and chats with Luis about being a Fit Specialist at a running store, common mistakes people make when choosing shoes, maintaining trails, OCR events, running in the Copper Canyons, The Running Kind events, Derringer Silva joins Luis for some bonus content around Born to Run, his custom hat company Brixton which will be making hats for people at BTR. Brixton website: https://www.brixton.com/?cid=brixton-logo_go-home_plp_all-headwear Derringer Silva email: [email protected] Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoghn20 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Aimee Kohler Contact Info: Website: https://therunningkind.net IG: https://www.instagram.com/therunningkind_/ FB: https://www.facebook.com/groups/therunningkind Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
5/6/202453 minutes, 56 seconds
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305: Colin Dean Leads Brass Mash

“This is so much fun and all the flags are flying, and I think there was dirt wrestling happening, and everybody had their beverage of choice cracked open.” Colin Dean is a musician and leader of the Brass Mash Band out of San Luis Obispo. Colin chats with Luis about the California central coast, Cal Poly, trombones, how he got into music, his favorite shows to play, the worst show he’s played, practice, and his experience playing at Born to Run. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoghn20 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Colin Dean Contact Info: Website: http://www.brassmash.com facebook.com/BrassMash @BrassMashBand [email protected] Personal Insta @Electric_Trombone Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
4/29/20241 hour, 11 minutes, 48 seconds
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304: REPLAY: Raw Talk with Michael Versteeg

“I’m really fucking good at ignoring pain.” Michael Versteeg is a bad ass professional distance runner sponsored by Satisfy. Hear about him building tiny homes, why he walked off the Colorado Trail after completing over 400 miles, his musical tastes, microdosing and why he will never tape his nipples. David Valenzuela gives his best advice for making the thru-hike on the A.T. He talks about wearing sandals and all the lessons he learned on the trail. Barefoot Ted McDonald is the owner of Luna Sandals and pivotal character in the book Born To Run. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. XOSKIN show code: Road Dog Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.xoskin.us Squirrel’s Nut Butter https://squirrelsnutbutter.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Coppercanyons.com Michael Versteeg Contact Info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/michael.versteeg/?hl=en https://satisfyrunning.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
4/22/20242 hours, 59 minutes, 19 seconds
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303: Adam Lopez Gets Musical

Adam Lopez is a musician, music teacher, and runner. This Road Dog musical special episode was recorded live at the Tierra Redonda Mountain Trail Run. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoghn20 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Adam Lopez Contact Info: www.adamlopezmusic.com IG: @adamlopezmusic YouTube: @adamlopezmusic Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
4/15/20243 hours, 10 minutes, 9 seconds
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302: Michael Nájera is Running Tofu Scramble

“We started our Friday runs and those are ones we call caffeinated rituals.” Michael Nájera is a runner from Los Angeles. In this episode, Michael chats with Luis about his parents migrating from Mexico, how he got started running, running in high school, running on dirt, traveling up to run Born to Run, his informal run meet up called Tofu Scramble, virtual run challenges, and yoga. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoghn20 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Michael Nájera Contact Info: IG: @runlkoranges @tofu_scramble_run E-mail: [email protected] Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
4/8/20241 hour, 15 minutes, 34 seconds
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301: Andrew Miller Coaching

“I just like running. I like running. I Like spending time with my friends and that’s pretty much I think what everybody else is out there for to.” Andrew Miller is the 2016 Western States winner in under 16 hours. In this episode, Andrew chats with Luis about winning the Western States 100 at 20 years old, the details he remembers about that win, coaching runners, what types of runners he like working with, planning a 200-mile race, and the pressure of winning. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoghn20 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Andrew Miller Contact Info: Website: andrewmillercoaching.com IG: andrewmillercoaching Email: [email protected] Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
4/1/202457 minutes, 15 seconds
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300: Beer on the Road Dog Podcast with Brad Garfinkel

“There’s a couple of things I do well. I drink beer really really well and I enjoy lots of it. And I run. I am a better beer drinker than I am a runner but I found that they both go hand and hand.” Brad Garfinkel is a beer drinker and a runner. In this special episode, we mash up the Beer on the Run podcast with Road Dog Podcast to get Beer on the Road Dog Podcast. Hear Brad chat with guest hosts Clint Welch and Jack Rosenfeld about beer, how he got into running, his goal of running a marathon in all 50 states, beer run groups, baseball, best place to run a marathon, worst place to run a marathon, Disney, and his favorite beers. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoghn20 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Brad Garfinkel Contact Info: Email: [email protected] Facebook: Brad Garfinkel X: @garf243 or brad.GARFinkel IG: @garf2430 Running Club on Facebook: Harrisburg Beer Runners Race: www.capital10-miler.com (April 6, Harrisburg, PA) Untapped: garf243 Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
3/25/20241 hour, 48 minutes, 9 seconds
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299: David Hellard is Taking the Caffeine Bullet

“You might be needing to use caffeine different ways depending on if you’re using it to help make the right decisions, or to avoid sleep, or for motivation.” David Hellard is one of the presenters of the Golden Trail Series, ultra marathon runner, running journalist, founder of Caffeine Bullet and presenter on The Bad Boy Running Podcast. In this episode, David chats with Luis about his proudest running accomplishments, the Golden Trail Series, Caffeine Bullet, and the effects of caffeine on the body for athletes. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoghn20 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com David Hellard Contact Info: Website: https://www.davidhellard.run IG: https://www.instagram.com/davidhellard/ Caffeine Bullet: https://caffeinebullet.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
3/18/20241 hour, 1 minute
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298: The Places We Run

“I feel like these endurance events really unite participants, volunteers, and others to respect our forests and rivers while in pursuit of athletic dreams and wilderness adventures.” Bob Crowley, Hal Hall, and Tim Twietmeyer are the authors of the new book, States The Places We Run: Celebrating 50 years of American Ultrarunning History. In this special episode, Luis sits in on a live talk with the 3 authors of the book hosted by Protect American River Canyons. Hear about Western States, history of running, iconic running races, trails, and funny stories. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoghn20 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Where to get the Book: https://historyexp.org/states-bibliography/ Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
3/11/20241 hour, 12 minutes, 3 seconds
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297: Richard Larsen Loves Going Uphill

“As runners age, all sorts of things age. Our cardio vascular system, our feet, our mobility, but for some reason, in uphill running, the aging curve is different.” Richard Larsen is a 72-year-old mountain runner who specializes in running uphill. In this episode, Richard chats with Luis about starting a running club, mountain running, 5ks, advice for older folks looking to remain injury free, and short stride length. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoghn20 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Richard Larsen Contact Info: Strava: Search for Richard Larsen Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
3/4/202458 minutes, 57 seconds
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296: Jade Belzberg and Nickademus de la Rosa are a Powerhouse Couple

“I would say what differentiates us is we try to take a very holistic approach. Thinking about the athlete as an individual outside of running.” Jade Belzberg and Nickademus de la Rosa are ultra-runners and coaches. In this episode, they chat with Luis about moving to San Luis Obispo, survival run in Nicaragua called Fuego Y Agua, Jade’s first ultra at Born to Run, Golden Trail Series, finishing the Barkley Marathons, the Hurt 100, the dynamics of being a running couple, living in San Luis Obispo, and coaching runners. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoghn20 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Jade Belzberg Contact Info: @jadebelzberg @ultrademus @lightfootcoaching www.lightfootcoaching.org https://jadebelzberg.substack.com/ Nickademus de la Rosa Contact Info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/ultrademus/ Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
2/26/20241 hour, 22 minutes, 15 seconds
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295: The Beer is Done with Clint Welch and Jack Rosenfeld

“My concept was, when you crack the third beer, the podcast starts. Cause that’s when the good conversation starts.” In this episode, Clint Welch and Jack Rosenfeld chat with Luis about ending the Beer on the Run podcast, baseball, football, running events, how Beer on the Run got started, how they got guests by shooting their shot, some of their favorite guests they have had on the podcast, and what’s next for them. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. Photo Episode Credit: Michelle Evans GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Jack Rosenfeld Contact Info: Personal socials: @JMRosenfeld on Twitter and Insta Beer on the Run: @BeerOnTheRun on Twitter and @BeerOnTheRunPod on Insta. Website: beerontherun.libsyn.com Clint Welch Contact info: Email: [email protected] Instagram: @clintlikesbeer Twitter: @clintlikesbeer Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.comMusic: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
2/19/20241 hour, 55 minutes, 35 seconds
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294: Amber Graziano on Recovery Road Runners

“No, I don’t drink. I’ve changed my whole life. I mean for me, running literally saved my life because when I stopped drinking, I found a marathon plan and I trained for a marathon and that’s what I did to stay sober in the early days.” Amber Graziano is the founder of Recovery Road Runners which is a running organization focused on recovery through running. In this episode, Amber chats with Luis about how she got into running, what lead her to create Recovery Road Runners, and what helping others means to her. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoghn20 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Amber Graziano Contact Info: Email: [email protected] www.recoveryroadrunners.com https://athleticbrewing.com 20% OFF CODE: Amberg20 Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
2/12/20241 hour, 14 minutes, 31 seconds
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293: Raheem Yusuff is a Worldly Runner

“Yeah, that’s the last part of my body that needs to become Raramuri, my feet.” Raheem Yusuff is a distance runner, boxer, and former US Military member. In this episode, Raheem chats with Luis about his experience running in Mexico with the Tarahumara, how he ended up in the US military, jumping out of airplanes, boxing, and how he got into running. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoghn20 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Raheem Yusuff Contact Info: Email: [email protected] IG: https://www.instagram.com/oyinlola_npt_yusuff/ Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
2/5/20241 hour, 19 minutes, 59 seconds
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292: Pam Reed Goes Western States, Badwater, and Hard Rock Back-to-Back to-Back

You know you get 60 hours to do it. So, I just feel like I’m going to be out there for maybe three days. I’m determined. I am going to finish it.”, Pam Reed is a 2022 inductee in the American Ultrarunning Hall of Fame. In this episode, she chats with Luis about cold plunging, running Western States, her experiences running Badwater, running Hard Rock, and how she ran all three of those races consecutively. She also describes her upcoming adventures of running Arrowhead 135 and beyond. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Pam Reed Contact Info: Website: https://www.pamreedultra.com Email:  [email protected] Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
1/29/20241 hour, 31 minutes, 34 seconds
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291: Jean Knaack & George Rehmet Sheppard RRCA

“We are being good stewards of our membership’s dues and the resources that we do bring in. And creating programs and providing services that are vitally need to keep the running community vibrant and strong.” Jean Knaack is the Chief Executive Officer of the Road Runners Club of America and George Rehmet is the President of the RRCA. In this episode, Jean & George chat with Luis about what RRCA is and does, the importance of insurance, coaching certification program, programs for supporting youth running programs, and the RRCA National Convention. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoghn20 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Jean Knaack Contact Info: www.rrca.org George Rehmet Contact Info: www.rrca.org [email protected] https://www.facebook.com/george.rehmet/ Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
1/22/20241 hour, 38 minutes, 25 seconds
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290: Sam Heward Runs Ultra X Nevada

“We want to take people to beautiful remote parts of the world, challenge them over the course of multiple days and allow them to kind of connect with each other in this kind of campsite experience. Sam Heward is the co-founder and organizer of the company Ultra X. Ultra X specializes in multi-day ultramarathon races all over the world. In this episode, Sam chats with Luis about Ultra X, the experiences they cultivate for the ultramarathon community, using a gpx file, and the upcoming Nevada experience which is 220km over 5 days. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. Ultra X Nevada: www.ultra-x.co Road Dog listeners will get $150 off with code: GD-191223-SH GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Sam Heward Contact Info: Email: [email protected] Personal instagram: @hewardsam Ultra X website: www.ultra-x.co Ultra X Instagram: @ultraxco Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com    
1/15/20241 hour, 7 minutes, 20 seconds
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289: Chris Koehler Runs Away from the Darkness

“The next couple of days were really rough. They were really dark. But something inside of me woke up. And it’s something that I think is inside all of us. And that is this desire to change.” Chris Koehler is a professor of 3D Animation and a runner who went through a transformation. In this episode, hear Chris chat with Luis about how he got into running, hear how he started his journey at 330 pounds, how his marriage fell apart, how he started out running small distances and how it grew to running ultras, his Born to Run experience, and what he has coming up. Hear his powerful transformation through running. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoghn20 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Chris Koehler Contact Info: Email: [email protected] IG: https://www.instagram.com/2d3dchris/ Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com    
1/8/20242 hours, 12 minutes, 12 seconds
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288: Leo Schumaker is Running Media

“I’d put my shoes on every day and go out for a run, go out for a run, go out for a run and find other people.” Leo Schumaker hosts a podcast called "Running and Racing with Leo Schumaker and Friends" on KMRE 88.3 FM Monday nights 5:30 to 6 PM (PST). He also hosts a podcast of the same name and hosts a blues music show called Bluesland. Leo discusses his radio and podcast career, the power of media, running, interview style and the difference between musicians and runners. Also, as a bonus, the second half of this episode is Leo’s radio show hosting Luis Escobar. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoghn20 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Leo Schumaker Contact Info: FB: https://www.facebook.com/leo.schumaker/ IG: https://www.instagram.com/adventureswithleoschumaker/ FB Running and Racing: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100092485253382 https://kmre.org Podomatic: https://www.podomatic.com/podcasts/leosbluesland Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
1/1/20241 hour, 52 minutes, 47 seconds
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287: Zach Friedley Shares His UTMB Experience

“It truly was one of the most bad ass days of my life. I got to run with my buddy through the Alps, insane conditions, cross the finish line, I mean at the end of the day it was an amazing day for me.” Zach Friedley is an adaptive athlete who started a non profit called Mendecino Movement Project to help people with different challenges move their bodies. Zachary chats with Luis about inclusion, running at different events, strange moments at races, having a guide runner at UTMB, his overall UTMB experience, and advice for races looking to include adaptive athletes. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoghn20 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Zach Friedley Contact Info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/zachary_movement/ www.mendomovement.org Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
12/18/20232 hours, 15 minutes, 46 seconds
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286: Frank Fumich is Running for Things Bigger Than Himself

“Lots of people are so busy. Going through life with their head down and working 9 to 5 and really not pushing their boundaries or looking around and then they just don’t see it. But once you start doing this stuff, it just sort of flows naturally to you.” Frank Fumich Mr. Fumich is a family man and extreme ultra-endurance athlete. He is an adventurer at heart. He believes the human spirit soars when it is challenged. Frank chats with Luis and guest host Rob DeCou about how he got into running, finding causes that are bigger than himself, attempting the hardest races, RAM Racing, helping out others, not being able to finish a race, and parallels between running ultras and running a business. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. BTR Scholarship: https://allwedoisrun.com Questions and Suggestions [email protected]  GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoghn20 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Frank Fumich Contact Info: Website: http://frankfumich.com IG: https://www.instagram.com/frankfumich/?hl=en FB: https://www.facebook.com/p/Following-Frank-100050650052242/ Rob DeCou Contact Info: gorobgo.org Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
12/11/20231 hour, 44 minutes, 43 seconds
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285: Julie Burges and Cam Ayala Unexpected Mash-up

“Knowing that there was a morning where I had to wake up and I had to have my parents drive me to that hospital, and I knew that after they put the anesthesia in my vein, I would wake up a completely different person.” In this special accidental mash-up episode, Luis has 2 completely different guests on at the same time. Julie Burges is an ultra-runner from Auburn, CA. Hear how she got into running, working as a veterinarian at UC Davis, dog blood donations, running 200 miles, DNFing at Bigfoot, completing Tahoe 200, volunteering, working at aid stations, and giving advice for people looking to run a 200 mile race. Cam Ayala is an adaptive athlete who lives in Houston, TX. Cam appeared on the reality TV shows Bachelorette and Bachelor in Paradise. He describes above the knee vs below the knee amputee, how he is learning to run again with a blade as a new amputee, the Range of Motion Project, and climbing a 19,000 ft mountain in Ecuador. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoghn20 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Julie Burges Contact Info: [email protected] IG: https://www.instagram.com/julie_runs_the_world/ Cam Ayala Contact Info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/camronayala/ Range of Motion Project: https://rompglobal.org Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
12/4/20231 hour, 59 minutes, 29 seconds
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284: Joe Church is Cruising to Run a Marathon

“So I have never DNFed on a cruise ship. My PR was 4:06 and it was one of the very early ones that I did.” Joe Church is a marathon runner and part of the River Runners running club. Hear Joe chat with Luis and co-host Brad Garfinkel about how he got into running, how he started running marathons, how he started running marathons on cruise ships, his 31 marathon finishes on a cruise ship, raising money for the American Cancer Society, getting into Iron Mans, running a marathon on all 7 continents, all the interesting places he is planning on running in, how he has ran over 135 official marathons, tales from Bhutan, and a health scare he encountered which led to a triple bypass surgery. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoghn20 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Joe Church Contact Info: Email: [email protected] FB: https://www.facebook.com/joe.church.37 Brad Garfinkel Contact Info: Email: [email protected] FB: Brad Garfinkel IG: https://www.instagram.com/garf2430/ Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
11/27/20231 hour, 49 minutes, 53 seconds
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283: The Clemens Clan Hike the Camino

“Slow is steady, steady is fast.” Jim Clemens, Tyler Clemens, and Chris Clemens hike the Camino. Luis chats with the Clemens family about their adventures on the trail. Hear about the logistics, food and drink along the way, the interactive app they used, interactions with fellow travelers, reflecting on the hike, what it meant to be together as a family, and if you should venture out there. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoghn20 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com GUESTS Contact Info: Tylor Clemens IG: https://www.instagram.com/allwedoisclemens/ Chris Clemens IG: https://www.instagram.com/christarzanclemens/ Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
11/20/20231 hour, 36 minutes, 52 seconds
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282: Going Deep in the Copper Canyons

“This is about how we treat each other, and how we walk together in this community.” In this special Road Dog Podcast, Luis records the experiences he has down in the Copper Canyons. Hear beautiful traditional Tarahumara music, poetry, a sunrise ceremony, and a parade. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. https://www.coppercanyons.com GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoghn20 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
11/13/20232 hours, 27 minutes, 53 seconds
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281: REPLAY: Franklin Ruona Busts into San Quintin 1000 Mile Club

“We’ve had some guys who’ve run over 20,000 miles.” In this RDP throwback episode, Frank Ruona has been coaching inmates to run marathons for over 15 years. Frank is a seasoned marathon runner and run club coach that has discovered his efforts with coaching inmates has had the power to transform the lives of those prisoners even from behind bars. The simple act of helping inmates set goals and work hard to achieve them has developed focus, discipline, dedication, and consistency in the lives of these inmates. Frank doesn’t view inmates as disposable people and has helped foster real personal growth for the men he coaches. The structure and guidance he provides is something many of the inmates are getting for the first time in their lives. He is seeing first hand the power the sport of running has to truly transform lives and now he’s helping demonstrate to other prisons the power that running can have in an individual’s life. Luis and Franklin discuss this transformation and Franklin’s running career. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. COROS (Sponsor) https://www.coros.com Franklin Ruona Contact Info: http://www.1000mileclub.com/ https://www.tamalparunners.org 26.1 To Life: The San Quintin Prison Marathon https://www.sanquentinmarathon.com [email protected] (personal email) Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure with Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
11/6/20231 hour, 20 minutes, 56 seconds
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280: Volunteers Make Shit Happen

“Volunteering is a great way to get to know people, it’s a great way to get inspired. So, I would recommend it to anybody who wants to go to a race but they’re nervous because they don’t know people. Volunteering you know people instantly. You know them very very well.” In this episode, Luis chats with Mara Klassen, Emily O’Rourke, Barb Sims, Jennifer Gray, Brenda Luce, Roland Hyatt, Joanie Andersen, Tom Taylor, and Bryan Gray about volunteering at race events. Theyexplain why they like to volunteer, their observations out there on the course, how they help the runners, bonds and friendships that form, and what they have coming up next. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoghn20 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
10/30/20231 hour, 20 minutes, 17 seconds
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279: Honor Flight “Tour of Honor”

“I like to see their names on the wall. It’ll be sad, I know. Have to relive that, but maybe it will take it out of my chest.” In this special Road Dog Podcast episode, Luis joins the Honor Flight on their tour of Washington D.C.s memorials. Honor Flight Mission is to honor all of America’s veterans by taking them to Washington D.C. on their “Tour of Honor” as our guest. Once there, they can visit and reflect at their memorials which have been built to honor their service. Luis chats with several veterans and staff there to support them on this special mission. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. https://www.honorflightccc.org GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoghn20 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
10/23/20233 hours, 9 minutes, 48 seconds
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278: Morganfield Burnett Performs at Back on the Ranch

Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoghn20 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com    
10/16/20232 hours, 54 minutes, 22 seconds
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277: Stan Rosenfield and the San Luis Distance Club

“When we started, we decided that we would be open to everybody regardless of speed. That’s what we wanted. We didn’t really judge anybody. Everybody was welcome to join.” Stan Rosenfield is one of the founders of the San Luis Distance Club since 1974. In this episode, hear how Stan came up with the Club’s name, his co-founder Brian Waterbury, how he got into running, the running pedigree that has come through the club, the newsletter, how to become a member, historic running events in the SLO area, the club’s website, the future of the club, and why one would want to join. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoghn20 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Stan Rosenfield Contact Info: Sldc.org Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
10/9/20231 hour, 17 minutes, 32 seconds
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276: All We Do Is Run Events

In this episode, Luis Escobar goes into detail about all the special events All We Do Is Run has coming up. Luis details Back on the Ranch Trail Run, and Tierra Redonda Mountain Trail Run. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoghn20 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Tierra Redonda Mountain Trail Run: https://ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did=104821 Back on the Ranch Trail Run: https://ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did=100758 Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
10/2/202338 minutes, 37 seconds
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275: Miles Victors Loses Half of Himself

“I had to take all the reasons why I failed in the past and really study and really understand what was going on there and really start to develop a philosophical framework around why people struggle to lose weight and why I struggled to lose weight and make those habits stick.” Miles Victors is an ultra runner, health and fitness consultant, and fellow podcaster of Beating the Statistics. In this episode, Miles chats with Luis about his running goals, his upcoming Triple Crown runs, and his weight loss journey of losing 230 lbs. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoghn20 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Miles Victors Contact Info: [email protected] https://podcast.beatingthestatistics.com/share https://www.instagram.com/milesvictors/ https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100077964032968 Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
9/25/20231 hour, 23 minutes, 6 seconds
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274: Jesse Ellis on Capturing Images for Endurance Races

“To me the biggest thing is creating an image that showcases the landscape that the runner’s going through.” Jesse Ellis is a runner and an outdoor adventure endurance photographer and owner of Let’s Wander Photography. Jesse chats with Luis about how he got into photography, capturing images at Western States 100, what makes a great photo, and what gear he carries to photo jobs. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoghn20 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Jesse Ellis Contact Info: [email protected] IG: https://www.instagram.com/letswanderphotography/ Website: https://lwp.smugmug.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
9/18/20231 hour, 32 minutes, 24 seconds
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273: Erik Koenig Gets Cozy with Luis

“I mean I’m satisfied because it’s the furthest I actually ran. It proved to me that it’s tough, that I can do it and it only makes me want to get better at doing it.” Erik Koenig hangs with Luis in his trailer at the China Peek run event. In this episode, Erik recaps his experience at the Hurt 100, running the 4 day at Born to Run Ultramarathon, Tahoe 200, and how running has helped and hurt his life. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoghn20 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com Allwedoisrun.com Erik Koenig Contact Info: Email: [email protected] IG: https://www.instagram.com/outlaw_ultraathlete91/ FB: Erik Koenig Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
9/11/20231 hour, 22 minutes, 55 seconds
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272: Michael Miller Copper Canyons Endurance Run

“Live simple, be kind, run, keep your connection to the earth, and share.” Michael Miller is the owner and operator of the Copper Canyons Endurance Run. In this episode, Michael chats with Luis about Micah True also known as Caballo Blanco, the meaning behind the Copper Canyons Run, the Tarahumara people, the culture around the race, having a connection with nature, particulars of the race, and how it can change your life. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener15 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Michael Miller Contact Info: https://www.coppercanyons.com/ [email protected] [email protected] Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
9/4/20231 hour, 15 minutes, 22 seconds
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271: Andy Gonzales and the History Western States 100

“For the first time in my life, I truly looked forward and didn’t look back. And it wasn’t a competitive thing either, but I knew I had won the race.” Andy Gonzales is the first and second official winner of the Western States 100 back in 1977 and 1978. In this special episode recorded live at Fleet Feet Sacramento, Luis is joined by co-host Shannon Weil who is one of the founders of the Western States 100 race. Hear a history lesson on the Western States 100 endurance run as Andy and Shannon recall their first experiences, Andy’s fashion out on the course, how he started the race with a bag of apples, a tube of biscuits, no flashlight, and no water bottle, his advice for success in life, and the history of the buckle from Shannon. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
8/28/20231 hour, 26 minutes, 42 seconds
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270: John Trent On All Things Western States 100

“All we need is a little validation, right? And I think that’s what the race does. Western States help validate what’s inside of us. It helps bring out our best urges, not our worst ones, our best ones.” John Trent is a runner and author of Second Sunrise. He is the past president of the Western States 100, current board member and 11-time finisher. In this episode recorded live at Fleet Feet Sacramento, Luis and co-host Sean Garbutt chat with John about all things Western States like the lottery process, stories about runners through the years, what makes Western States 100 so special, and his book Second Sunrise. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com John Trent Contact Info: Book: Amazon [email protected] Instagram: trent4964 Facebook: john.trent.79 Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
8/21/20231 hour, 26 minutes, 56 seconds
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269: Kaylee Frederick is the Youngest to Conquer Badwater 135

“I thought who does the world’s toughest foot race, well the world’s toughest people and I wanted to be one of those people.” Kaylee Frederick is the youngest finisher at the Badwater 135 Ultramarathon. In this episode, Kaylee chats with Luis about how she got into the race, her experiences on the racecourse, how her crew supported her, how she raised the funds, and what she learned from the experience. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener15 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Kaylee Frederick Contact Info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/frederick.kaylee/ FB: https://www.facebook.com/kaylee.frederick.16 Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
8/14/20231 hour, 12 minutes, 52 seconds
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268: Aaron Hale Battles Badwater 135

“We developed an entirely new system. New to me in blind running, in blind guidance. It turned out to be much more easy, efficient, and better for me running altogether.” Aaron Hale is a former EOD technician in the Army who lost his eyesight and a portion of his hearing from an IED explosion in 2011. Join Luis and his co-host Lisa Smith-Batchen as Aaron details his experience running Badwater 135, running with guides, running three separate 100 milers to qualify, his breakdown moment during the run, and his reflective moments after the race. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener15 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com Allwedoisrun.com Aaron Hale Contact Info:     COMPANY: EODFudge.com LINKEDIN: Aaron Hale INSTAGRAM: @EODConfections INSTAGRAM: @AaronHaleSpeaks FACEBOOK: /EODConfections TWITTER: @EODConfections https://www.buildinghomesforheroes.org Lisa Smith-Batchen Contact Info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/coachlisasmithbatchen/ Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
8/7/20231 hour, 54 minutes, 48 seconds
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267: Western States Conversations

“I’ve had problems in multiple ultras outside of this one. Just heading out to fast you know. You just burn the candle too quick and then you’re just surviving.” Luis is at the Western States 100 and has conversations with Scott Gaiser, Pamela Reed, Nancy Readinger, and Andrew Readinger. Hear all about their running exploits, advice, stories and thoughts. This is a special episode where Luis was at the 2023 Western States 100 with his microphone and chats it up with legends in the sport. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener15 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com Allwedoisrun.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
7/31/20232 hours, 20 minutes, 46 seconds
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266: Tyler Schmoker is Climbing up to his Goals

“I had a long career in the military, so I had pretty good baseline fitness, plus I consider myself not an elite athlete by any stretch but very athletic.” Tyler Schmoker is retired from the army, a mountain climber, cross country skier, and a runner. This episode features guest host Natasha Swartley. Tyler talks about his time in the Army, running, how he got into alpine climbing, Mt. Whitney, and inspiring others. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com Allwedoisrun.com Tyler Schmoker Contact Info: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tyler-schmoker-mpa-76997756/ IG: https://instagram.com/cover_ground_close_distance?igshid=MzNlNGNkZWQ4Mg== Natasha Swartley Contact Info: Strava: Natasha Swartley Twitter: @ NatashaSwartley Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
7/24/20231 hour, 24 minutes, 9 seconds
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265: Adam Lopez is Musically Gifted

“I like what I’m doing now. I like it to be heard. It’s good dance music but it’s not just meant for background music. There’s a lot of stories involved and there’s a lot of things to talk about that come out in the songs.” Adam Lopez is a musician, music teacher, and runner. Clint Welch joins Luis as a co-host and chat with Adam about guitars, music influences, styles of music and what performing live is like. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener15 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com Allwedoisrun.com Adam Lopez Contact Info: www.adamlopezmusic.com IG: @adamlopezmusic YouTube: @adamlopezmusic Clint Welch Contact Info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/beerontherunpod/ IG: https://www.instagram.com/clintlikesbeer/ Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
7/17/20231 hour, 22 minutes, 19 seconds
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264: Running Activism with Jordan Marie Bring Three White Horses Daniel

“You are meant to be here. You are worthy and you have a whole line of ancestors and family that fought and died for you to be here today.” This is a Road Dog Podcast classic from the early days. Jordan Marie Bring Three White Horses Daniel is a citizen of the Kul Wicasa Oyate (Lower Brule Sioux Tribe) as well as a passionate advocate for Indian Country and all people. She is nationally known for her advocacy and grassroots organization for anti-pipelines/climate justice efforts, change the name/not your mascot, the epidemic and crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous women (MMIW), and Native youth initiatives. Her experience in grants and project management, policy, blogging, and organizing has been leveraged by organizations working in environmental sustainability, access to quality healthcare, MMIW, the Violence Against Women Act, and a variety of other worthy causes. She is the founder of Rising Hearts, the cofounder of DC ReInvest Coalition, is on the Board of Directors with the PowerShift Network and Lab29, and is an Outreach and Project Manager with UCLA, in Los Angeles, homelands to the Tongva people. Jordan was awarded the NCAIED Native American 40 Under 40 in 2018. She’s using her running platform of 21 years to help raise awareness and bring justice to missing and murdered Indigenous relatives and their families. Jordan is consulting on documentaries as an Indigenous advocate and Impact Producer, and is consulting to develop social media to protect sacred lands and support Indigenous folx. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. Jordan Marie Brings Three White Horses Daniel Contact Info:  [email protected] (email) @nativein_la & @rising_hearts (Instagram) @_NativeInLA & @_RisingHearts / @Native Perspective & @Rising Hearts (Twitter) Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
7/10/20231 hour, 15 minutes, 47 seconds
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263: Bob Dion is a New England Trail Running Legend

“In the early days there’re weren’t any trail races, everything is road or track and most of the people there were there to run fast and hurt. It was competitive.” Bob Dion is a long-time distance runner and the founder of Dion Snowshoes. In this episode, Bobreflects on his running career with Luis. Bob chats about Western States 100, Lyme disease, how running in his 60s is different from his 30s, how he won his first trail race, his first 100 miler and how it was a complete failure, how he got into snowshoeing, the difference between snowshoeing and running, and the different sizes of snowshoes. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. 10% discount for online purchases at https://dionnevitrek.com/ Use this code: roaddog10 DionNeviTrek Snowshoes 2205 US Route 7 Pownal VT 05261 Phone: 802-753-1174 GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com Allwedoisrun.com Bob Dion Contact Info: [email protected] Website: dionnevitrek.com FB: Dion Snowshoes IG: @Dionsnowshoes Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
7/3/20231 hour, 23 minutes, 2 seconds
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262: Becky & Logan Gomes Tri-County Cross Country Fundraiser

“We have schools that hate each other. We have schools that are big rivals, stuff like that but when it comes to cross country and track, there’s no rivals, there’s no separate schools. One big family.” Becky and Logan Gomes chat with Luis about Logan’s fundraiser he created where he ran through 3 different counties between 6 different schools over 6 days for a total of 62 miles. Logan discusses his experience in Cross Country and Track at Calaveras High School, his biggest obstacles on the fundraiser run, and what the fundraiser is for. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. 10% discount for online purchases at https://dionnevitrek.com/ Use this code: roaddog10 GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com Allwedoisrun.com GUEST Contact Info: Logan Gomes Instagram – @logangomes3 Email – [email protected] Becky Gomes Email – [email protected] Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
6/26/20231 hour, 5 minutes, 9 seconds
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261: Global Running Day Conversations

“If somebody came up and dared us or said, ‘You’re life depends on running 26 miles today.’ That either one of us or both of us could do it and we’d probably do it together.” Recorded live at Claimstake Brewing in Rancho Cordova, California during Global Running Day. Luis wanders around and has running and beer conversations with Clint Welch, Javier Macias-Salazar, Francis Macias-Salazar, Dalia Robles Ramirez, Abel Rodriguez, Robert Cathey, Derrick Booth, Mike Ryan, Philip Crimmins, Brian Park, Brian Palmer, and more. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. https://claimstakebrewing.square.site Corremos Sacramento Run Club IG: @CorremosSacramento FB: @CorremosSacramento Heylo@CorremosSacramento [email protected] Founders/Leaders Javier Macias-Salazar 916-387-5572 Francis Macias-Salazar 559-908-9031 Dalia Robles Ramirez 559-741-6781 Abel Rodriguez Black Men Run Club Robert Cathey 916-768-4261 [email protected] Derrick Booth 530-680-9291 [email protected] Claimstake Owner and CIM Streak Runner  Mike Ryan [email protected] Philip Crimmins is at [email protected] Brian Park / photographer [email protected] [email protected] ***GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com ***HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener15 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
6/19/20232 hours, 7 minutes, 33 seconds
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260: Drew Francis is Attempting to Summit 58 Peaks this Summer

“It’s sort of this like balance of risk vs reward of how hard can I push myself to beat the speed record without falling off a mountain. That’d be the worst thing to happen.” Drew Francis is a firefighter, paramedic, climber and runner near Denver. In this episode, Drew chats with Luis about van life, advice on how to build out your own van, his goal of breaking the speed record in Colorado for the Fourteeners, all the logistics that goes into planning a feat like this, sponsorship, how weather can throw him a curveball, and the documentary that is being filmed about the attempt. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener15 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Drew Francis Contact Info: Website: www.drewfrancisfit.com IG: https://www.instagram.com/drewfrancis.fit/ Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
6/12/20231 hour, 11 minutes, 26 seconds
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259: Andrew Miller’s 2016 Western States Win

“Yeah, I was just kind of moving up, moving up past people all day and then it was, I mean once you’re in third you’re, third is really good at Western States.” Andrew Miller is a running coach and winner 16 ultramarathons including the 2016 Western States 100, in this episode, Andrew chats with Luis about how he got into long distance running, who he looks up to, how he discovered Western States 100, how he qualified for Western States, his 2016 Western States experience, the support of his family, when he realized he was in first place, and what has changed in his life after winning Western States. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener15 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com Allwedoisrun.com Andrew Miller Contact Info: Email: [email protected] Website: www.andrewmillercoaching.com IG: @andrewmillercoaching Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
6/5/20231 hour, 50 minutes, 33 seconds
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258: Dion Mindykowski is Hopping Over Obstacles

“I probably had about a 75 pound pack plus a 70 pound sandbag and no mountain experience and definitely not that much rucking experience at that point with that kind of weight and that crushed me.” Dion Mindykowski is an endurance athlete. Dion chats with Luis about the Death Race, Tough Mudder, Spartan, obstacles that he has to overcome, gear that he is required to carry during race, the mind games that are played before and during Death Race, and what races he has coming up. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener15 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com Allwedoisrun.com Dion Mindykowski Contact Info: d.mindykowski@gmail IG: mystery_of_dionysus Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
5/29/20231 hour, 32 minutes, 36 seconds
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257: Tommie Silva is a Rock Star

“I was 14 years old, and some friends from school had a band that they made over the summer while I was gone, and their guitar player singer moved to Vermont. They are like looking for a singer and I’m like, ‘Hey man, I’ll sing.’ And their like, ’Hey man, you can’t sing.’ So, I showed up for an audition and their like, ‘You’re in!’” Tommie Silva is a lead singer and a long distance runner. In this special episode, Tommie chats with Luis about how he got started singing, his stage name, his first job, his first audition, getting kick out of his first band, how he got into running, upcoming races, and how he met his wife. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener15 Allwedoisrun.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
5/22/20231 hour, 23 minutes, 10 seconds
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256: Camille Herron is Positively Running Past Her Goals

“If I’m going for anything big, I’ve learned to hone that positive energy.” Camille Herron is American ultramarathon runner and Guinness Book World Record holder for running a marathon in a superhero costume. In this repeat episode, Camille chats about being known for running with her hair down, eating tacos and having a positive attitude. Camille talks about her goal to win Western States 2021. Just won JFK 50. Comrades Marathon. She shares her running and recovery tips. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Camille Herron Contact Info: https://twitter.com/runcamille https://www.instagram.com/runcamille https://www.runwithcamille.com http://www.camilleherron.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
5/15/20231 hour, 35 minutes, 6 seconds
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255: Amanda Bailey is into Open Spaces

“I feel a lot of energy when I run and I move a lot of stagnate energy and so I think that helped process those emotions and you get that single point of focus when you’re running so it’s very meditative.” Amanda Bailey is an ultramarathon runner that lives in Phoenix AZ. Amanda chats with Luis about how she found Born to Run Ultramarathon, how she got into running, her condo burning down, adopting a minimalist lifestyle, the running community, events she has coming up, her car accident, how she found out she was pregnant, dispersed camping tips and tricks on public lands, and what she does for work. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener15 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com Allwedoisrun.com Amanda Bailey Contact Info: https://www.facebook.com/amandas.essence333/ https://www.instagram.com/amandas.essence/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/abaileyconsulting/ [email protected] Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
5/8/20231 hour, 22 minutes, 33 seconds
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254: Born to Run First Timers

“It’s the high concentration of just some of the best humans you can find on the planet. The people make it what it is…and Born to Run it’s the cream.” Brad Timmerman, Chris Koehler, Brian Fagundes, Jeffrey Cumber, Toan Nguyen, Zhen Ning Low, Eric Ewing, and Rick Siegrist all chat with Luis about their experiences at the Born to Run Ultramarathon event. Hear how they found the event, running stories from BTR, the run hard, play hard aspect, their running goals, dealing with cattle, camping, advice to new comers to the event, and advice to people thinking about just starting to run. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener15 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com Allwedoisrun.com GUEST Contact Info: Brian Fagundes - @brianfagundes Zhen Ning Low – Facebook Rick Siegrist – IG: rcsiegrist Jeffrey Cumber – Facebook Toan Nguyen – IG & Tik Tok: @toan.guyen Chris Koehler – IG: 2d3dchris Brad Timmerman – FB: Brad Timmerman    IG: @trailrunninhuman Eric Ewing – N/A Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
5/1/20232 hours, 9 minutes, 16 seconds
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253: Manny Mestas on Guitar

“I think it’s tactile. You are part of that sound…The guitar has so many variables to it in terms of tone, quality, sound, all that. You can make crazy amount of sounds off of that box.” Manny Mestas is a professional guitar player who lives in the central California coast. Manny chats with Luis about how he got started playing guitar, why you need a tuner, the first song he obsessed over, how his career has progressed, his move to Santa Maria, different types of guitars, the first time he heard classical music, and ends up playing music for Luis. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener15 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com Allwedoisrun.com Manny Mestas Contact Info: Phone: (805) 260-3046 Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/manny-mestas-25179629/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/MannyMestas Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com    
4/24/20231 hour, 39 minutes, 13 seconds
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252: Ellie Greenwood Transforms into a Running Beast

“What I would also recommend if anybody wants to win Western States as a woman, they should be 33 years old. Cause if you look at the top 10 times, I think 5 of them are women who are 33.” Ellie Greenwood is a distance runner, 2x winner of Western States 100, a writer, and a running coach. In this episode, Ellie chats with Luis about where she grew up, what she did before her running career, what she studied at university, how she got into running, how Western States came onto her radar, her recollection of running Western States, encountering a bear on the trail, advice to potential runners, where she is at now in her running career, and coaching runners. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Ellie Greenwood Contact Info: Twitter: elliejg Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/elliejgreenwood/ FB: https://www.facebook.com/ultra.ellie/ Coaching website: https://www.sharmanultra.com/ Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
4/17/20231 hour, 42 minutes, 21 seconds
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251: DJ Fox Concurs All Obstacles That Come His Way

“So it’s about acquiring as much distance as you possibly can in those 24 hours. So, I completed 21 official laps. So technically I ran 105 official miles.” DJ Fox is a World’s Toughest Mudder champion, fitness coach and overall Obstacle Course Racing bad ass. DJ chats with Luis about bowling, differences between Spartan and Tough Mudder, the different obstacles one will encounter, DJ’s experience winning the World’s Toughest Mudder, sponsorships, and what plans he has on the horizon. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com Allwedoisrun.com DJ Fox Contact Info: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dee_jay_fox/ https://ultrahousedgo.squarespace.com/ Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
4/10/20231 hour, 28 minutes, 33 seconds
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250: Runner’s Guide to the Born to Run Ultramarathon Extravaganza

“If you’re coming to this thing for the first time, please come with an open mind and an open heart. Please come prepared for an amazing experience and be happy and be kind. I think that’s the most important part of the Born to Run experience, compassion and kindness.” In this guide to the Born to Run Ultramarathon, Luis chats with folks involved with the event or have participated in the event. Luis chats with Honest Bob Gibson, Kelly the Pole Dancer, Katie Hall, David, PJ, Quc Taing Tanri, Tracy Thomas, Clint Welch, Jack Rosenfeld, Jess Soko, Zachary Friedley, plus Coach Eric Orton, Joe and Alexa from Xero Shoes. Learn some ins and outs of the event from those who know it the most. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. BORN TO RUN UltraSignup: https://ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did=96118 HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener15 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com Allwedoisrun.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com    
4/3/20233 hours, 34 minutes, 50 seconds
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249: Running Streakers Do It All the Time

“Ultimately, it’s just being able to go out and experience doing something that is healthy for your body and being able to have memories and stories. It’s not about the destination but the journey.” Micky Cecil, Ursula Hall, Brad Guy, Ellen Adamo and Jerome Gist are running streakers. Running Streakers run one mile or more a day for consecutive days building up a run streak. Hear the group chat with Luis about what a run streak is, the groups they are a part of, where they like to run, how streaks end, proudest running accomplishment, reasons for starting a run streak, and reasons for ending one. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener15 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com Allwedoisrun.com Runeveryday.com FB: #rwrunstreak Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
3/27/20231 hour, 31 minutes, 46 seconds
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248: Yatika Star Fields Paints His Experiences

“I got into running probably like 7 years ago. That was a big transition, pivotal point in my life where I needed something new. I needed a change in my life and running kind of was the outlet that I found that really inspired me to grow and give me new goals to set in front of me.” Yatika Star Fields is a Native American painter, muralist, and street artist, born in the city of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Yatika is the first indigenous runner to complete Western States 100. In this episode, Yatika chats with Luis about land acknowledgement, the Ultramarathon Caballo Blanco, the confluence of art and running, what makes a successful painting, his painting process, and his experience running the Western States 100. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com Allwedoisrun.com Yatika Star Fields Contact Info: [email protected] Yatikafields.com IG: https://www.instagram.com/yatikafields/ @yatikafields Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
3/20/20231 hour, 21 minutes, 54 seconds
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247: Peter Defty Crosses the Western States 100 River

“I mean I didn’t know what I was doing. I got blisters from the river crossing but I was able to finish sub 24, no problem.” Peter Defty is a pioneer & innovator in the area of 'fat-adapted' health and performance. Peter is the General Manager of Vespa Power Products. He describes all his experiences at Western States 100, the river crossing, running without a shirt on, his relationship with Vespa, murder hornets, and fueling for exercise. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Peter Defty Contact Info: [email protected] https://ofm.io www.vespapower.com #vespa_endurance @VESPAPower Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com    
3/13/20231 hour, 39 minutes, 12 seconds
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246: Max Krakoff Tribute Episode

“I am just as comfortable sleeping outside, camping under the stars as I am in a million dollar house.” In this repeat tribute episode, Max Krakoff is living free and running. Max travels the states and beyond as the wind blows him. In this episode, Max shares his train hopping tips, running stories and donating a liver to his brother. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener15 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com Allwedoisrun.com Max Krakoff Contact Info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/myotherbikeisaspaceship/ Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
3/6/20231 hour, 49 minutes, 1 second
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245: George Rehmet Wants to Improve the Sport

“I do support whatever we can do to make people feel welcome in the running community.” George Rehmet is the president of the Road Runners Club of America. In this episode George chats with Luis about the RRCA’s mission, programs, running with headphones, dogs at races, focusing on DEI to bring more runners to the sport, running a 100 miles, and attending the Born To Run Ultramarathon. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com Allwedoisrun.com George Rehmet Contact Info: [email protected] FB: https://www.facebook.com/george.rehmet/ IG: https://www.instagram.com/i_support_rrca/ or @i_support_rrca/ Connections for RRCA https://www.rrca.org/ IG: https://www.instagram.com/rrcanational/ or @rrcanational  FB: https://www.facebook.com/Roadrunnersclubofamerica Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
2/27/20231 hour, 21 minutes, 19 seconds
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244: Brian Frank Gets Real About Fueling

“Nothing tastes as good, as being fit and lean feels.” Brian Frank is the founder and owner of Hammer Nutrition. In this episode, Brian gives nutrition advice to Ray Sanchez who happens to be a new trail runner. Brian discusses best race day strategy for food intake, dinner habits, hydration, alcohol consumption, sodium, and electrolytes. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener15 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com Allwedoisrun.com Brian Frank Contact Info: Website: https://www.hammernutrition.com IG: https://www.instagram.com/hammernutrition/ FB: https://www.facebook.com/hammernutrition Email: [email protected] Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
2/20/20231 hour, 42 minutes, 15 seconds
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243: Shannon Mick Coaches Us Through This Podcast

“I discovered trail and ultra and I made a pivot without even thinking about it. I was just like, I am not going back to road ever again.” Shannon Mick is a mental health counselor, ultra runner, and a coach. Shannon chats with guest host Natasha Swartley about taking care of yourself, her virtual Badwater run, Marine Core Marathon, mental health coaching for endurance athletes, and her experience pacing a friend at Badwater 135. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com Allwedoisrun.com Shannon Mick Contact Info: Website: https://finishstrongercounseling.com Website: https://finishstrongermindsetcoaching.com IG: https://www.instagram.com/be.short.run.ultra/ Linktree Finish Stronger Counseling: https://linktr.ee/finishstrongercounseling Linktree Finish Stronger Mindset and Mental Wellness Coaching: https://linktr.ee/finishstrongermindsetcoaching Athletic Brewing Company: 20% off discount code: https://bit.ly/3X6rh4U Discount code: Shannon20 Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
2/13/20231 hour, 24 minutes, 23 seconds
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242: Christine Yoo is the Visionary Behind 26.2 to Life

“So among the people who have been released from the Thousand Mile Club, there’s actually a zero percent recidivism rate. The national rate is 67%.” Christine Yoo is a director/producer. Christine discusses her independent film called 26.2 to Life that highlights the San Quentin 1000 Mile Club. She chats with Luis about the music score which was produced inside San Quentin, and the life changing impact running is having on the volunteers and the participants of this running club. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com Allwedoisrun.com Christine Yoo Contact Info: https://www.sanquentinmarathon.com [email protected] IG: https://www.instagram.com/sqmarathon/ FB: https://www.facebook.com/SanQuentinMarathon Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com    
2/6/20231 hour, 1 minute, 18 seconds
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241: Erik Koenig is Going Through a Hurt Transformation

“For me, running is more of my therapy now and my way of recovery and the way that I run with my problems and not run away from them.” Erik Koenig is an ultrarunner and former Army combat vet who struggles with P.T.S.D. Hear how Erik transformed himself onto a healthier path, his experience completing the Hurt 100, his advice to others struggling, his time in Afghanistan, and how he got into distance running.  Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com XOSKIN show code: Road Dog Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.xoskin.us Squirrel’s Nut Butter https://squirrelsnutbutter.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Erik Koenig Contact Info: Email: [email protected] IG: https://www.instagram.com/outlaw_ultraathlete91/ FB: Erik Koenig Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
1/30/20231 hour, 43 minutes, 1 second
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240: La Cuesta Ranch Trail Run Lead Up Conversations

“It’s beautiful, it’s green, it’s going to be so wet this year. It’s going to be a lot of mud and it’s fabulous! I mean you can’t even believe it when you’re out there, how beautiful it is.” In this special multi guest episode, Luis talks with folks who are playing a major role in the upcoming La Cuesta Ranch Trail Run. Louisa Wood is a behavior specialist, disability rights advocate, musician and a runner. Adaptive athlete Zach Friedley chats about being sponsored by On, the book Born to Run 2, and Born to Adapt. Photographer Tyler Tomasello discusses shooting vintage photography. Dr. Sarah Groman is an orthopedist and doctor of physical therapy. Sarah talks about her job and whether you should use heat or cold on injuries. Kat Baker is the Managing Director of Runners For Public Lands which advocates for outdoor space. Kat chats about her organization and a short film they produced revolving around a young adaptive athlete. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com Allwedoisrun.com Dr. Sarah Groman Contact Info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/sarah_groman/ Zachary Friedley Contact Info: [email protected] IG: @zachary_movement www.mendomovement.org Tyler Tomasello Contact Info: Website: https://www.tylertomasello.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tylertomasellophoto IG: https://www.instagram.com/tytomasello/ Kat Baker Contact Info: runnersforpubliclands.org IG: https://www.instagram.com/runners4publiclands/ Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
1/23/20232 hours, 12 minutes, 39 seconds
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239: Sinead Kane Chooses to be a Visionary, not Blind

“I feel proud that throughout my running career that I advocated for the rights of people with disabilities nationally and internationally.” Sinead Kane is a Post-Doc PhD, Solicitor, and visually impaired runner who holds a couple of Guinness World Records. Sinead chats with Luis about the World Marathon Challenge which is running 7 marathons in 7 days on 7 different continents, being an ambassador for Irish Girl Guides, how she fights for equal rights to run races, running with a guide and life. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. Irish Girl Guides: https://irishgirlguides.ie DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Sinead Kane Contact Info: Website: https://sineadkane.ie IG: https://www.instagram.com/kanesinead777/ Twitter: @kanesinead and @blindrunner77 Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
1/16/20231 hour, 46 minutes, 18 seconds
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238: Talon Hull is Young and Fast

“It’s just like sand and loose rock and this giant crater and the volcano is just staring you in the face the whole time.” Talon Hull is a Brooks trail athlete and he chats with Luis about what it takes to be a sponsored athlete, how he got into running, his FKT of Mt Saint Helens, his upcoming Formidable 50k, and his college running experience at University of Washington. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Talon Hull Contact Info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/talon_hull/ Email: [email protected] Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
1/9/20231 hour, 15 minutes, 40 seconds
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237: Natasha Swartley Goes Full Speed Ahead in the Navy

“I want to travel. I love to explore. I love the adventures. I don’t like to be restricted or held down. I think the Navy really just had that bigger open door for that opportunity to be fulfilled.” Natasha Swartley chats with Luis about how they met at Born To Run Ultramarathon, her 20 year career in the US Navy, boot camp, why one should join the Navy, living on a Navy vessel, how many personnel it takes to get an aircraft off a carrier, and life after service. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com Allwedoisrun.com Natasha Swartley Contact Info: Strava: Natasha Swartley Twitter: @NatashaSwartley Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
1/2/20231 hour, 59 minutes, 3 seconds
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236: Pam Reed has Longevity

“How come there are hardly any 60 year old women in hundreds? Go look at it. There’s not a whole lot of them.” Pam Reed is a 2022 inductee in the American Ultrarunning Hall of Fame. Pam chats with Luis about this season’s plan of completing Badwater 135, Hard Rock, and Western States 100. Pam also discusses the support of her husband, plans to run across America, staying positive and stories and advice on running. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Pam Reed Contact Info: Website: https://www.pamreedultra.com Email: [email protected] Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
12/26/20222 hours, 3 minutes, 52 seconds
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235: Christopher McDougall Born to Run 2

“Everything changed for me, because of you and because of the book, Born To Run.” Christopher McDougall and Luis chat about Luis’s experience with the Snowman Race, how the book Born To Run changed their lives, photography, Chris’s new book Born To Run 2, and all things running. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. Born To Run 2 Amazon Link here    ULTRA SIGN UP: https://ultrasignup.com GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com Allwedoisrun.com Christopher McDougall Contact Info: [email protected] (email) Twitter: @chrismcdougall Instagram: @chrismcdougallauthor Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
12/19/20222 hours, 6 minutes, 42 seconds
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234: Snowman Race Conversations

“I’ve been able to do ultra races all over the world. That’s my jam and I’ve traveled to pretty much every continent now and I have never come to a place where the community really gets behind the philosophy of happiness.” In this special episode, Luis and guest host Claire Perks have conversations with the many athletes of the Snowman Race and the good folks supporting its efforts. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com Allwedoisrun.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
12/12/20223 hours, 40 minutes, 40 seconds
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233: Lisa Felder is a Pinkathon Champion

“From there I start running one marathon after the other until I reached over 300 marathons.” Lisa Felder shares how she got started running over 300 marathons, her first impressions of watching the Western States 100 race, Getting into ultra training, dealing with breast cancer, and getting involved with Pinkathon which raises money for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com Pinkathon.org Allwedoisrun.com Lisa Felder Contact Info: Website: https://www.ultrafitnessbeyondimagination.com Email: [email protected] Pinkathon.org Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com    
12/5/202254 minutes, 12 seconds
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232: Adrian MacDonald Conquers Leadville 100

“I was feeling pretty crummy as I was going up Hope Pass the second time. Everyone kept telling me that I was crushing it and by the time I got to the top I started to believe them.” Adrian MacDonaldand Co-host Ethan Pence discuss the iconic Leadville 100 trail race, what it feels like to win it 2 times in a row, how his life has changed, favorite parts of the course, crossing the finish line, their early running experiences, and sponsorship. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com Allwedoisrun.com Adrian MacDonald Contact Info: Website: https://www.adrian.run FB: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100081373238233 IG: https://www.instagram.com/macdonaldadrian/ Ethan Pence Contact Info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/miles_pence/ Coaching IG: https://www.instagram.com/penceultracoaching/ Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com    
11/28/20221 hour, 43 minutes, 16 seconds
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231: Hello From Bhutan

“Open your hearts to the mountains and the people and the lakes and the rivers.” Hello From Bhutan is the first podcast to come out of Bhutan ft. everything you should know and did not know you should know from the land of Gross National Happiness. The show is hosted by Bhutanese journalist, Namgay Zam. Listen in as they interview each other and include a chief tourism office member about the visiting Bhutan. Hear about the Snowman Race, climate change, tourism and running. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. GO SLEEVES: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com Allwedoisrun.com Namgay Zam Contact Info: FB: https://www.facebook.com/hellofrombht Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/4uX9Hh8yE6RNYEY2BC7RcK Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
11/21/20221 hour, 13 minutes, 51 seconds
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230: Running Almost Killed Adam Chase but Also Saved His Life

“The neurosurgeon told my girlfriend there was a 90% mortality rate and he said of the 10% that survive…a lot of the time they’re vegetables.” Adam Chase lives and runs in Boulder CO. and is the president of A.T.R.A. (American Trail Running Association). Adam discusses putting on trail races, being the Trail Run Consigliere for Brooks Running, how to be part of a sponsored running team, and he details his life threating blood clots that almost killed him. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. www.trailrunner.com Allwedoisrun.com Adam Chase Contact Info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/adamwchase/ FB: https://www.facebook.com/adam.w.chase.1 Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
11/14/20221 hour, 22 minutes, 34 seconds
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229: Ken the Hobo Runner Lives That Life

“I went from being an alpha geek to totally dumping the dependency on technology and embrace nature.” Ken the Hobo Runner discusses his health challenges, not using technology, his hit and run bike incident that left him with a brain injury, how he hitchhikes to marathons, his 4-legged running partner, and his profound experience at the Boston Marathon bombing.   Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. XOSKIN show code: Road Dog Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.xoskin.us Allwedoisrun.com Ken the Hobo Runner Contact Info: thehoborunner.com [email protected] IG @thehoborunner Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
11/7/20221 hour, 21 minutes, 26 seconds
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228: John Vanderpot Is The Man Who Makes Slow Respectable

“There was people with like 100 mile shirts on like curled up under a bush weeping and I’m like, I can’t even believe this is legal to do to yourself. This is so cool.” John Vanderpot Has More DNFs Than Most People Have Starts. John has completed 238 races in a 10 year span. Learn how he moved from wrestling to running long distances, his life as a high school English teacher, stories from the Born To Run Ultramarathon, and his like and dislikes about races. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. Allwedoisrun.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
10/17/20221 hour, 51 minutes, 54 seconds
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227: Beer On The Road Dog Podcast

“Less people have done the Snowman Trek than Mount Everest.” Clint Welch, Jack Rosenfeld, Tom Reiss, and Chris Clemens all join Luis for this special dual podcast with Beer On The Run. Hear the gang discuss beer, running, Snowman Race, climate change, elevation, wildlife in Bhutan, and drinking yak milk. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. https://snowmanrace.org Chris Clemens Snowman Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U5VvVRavO0I Allwedoisrun.com Tom Reiss Contact Info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/thomas.rei55/ Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
10/10/20221 hour, 21 minutes, 44 seconds
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226: Ben Light & Michael McKnight Face Off at the Arizona FKT 800 Showdown

“I realized at that point, that why that purpose that driving force is so deeply important to an individual running these races.” Ben Light & Mike McKnight are ultra-trail runners that are out to set an FKT on the 800 mile Arizona Trail. In this episode they discuss brand sponsorship, how they got into ultra-running, what they look for in races, Arizona Trail 800 mile FKT project, Tahoe 200, GPX files, finding your why, and Ben’s eyebrows. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. XOSKIN show code: Road Dog Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.xoskin.us Greatwesternadventures.com Allwedoisrun.com Ben Light Contact Info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/adventure.your.potential/ Mike McKnight Contact Info: www.lowcarb-runner.com [email protected] IG: https://www.instagram.com/thelowcarbrunner/ FB: https://www.facebook.com/mike.mcknight.509 Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
10/3/20221 hour, 21 minutes, 37 seconds
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225: Snowman Race Bhutan-Behind the Scenes Part 2

“Snowman Trek is actually very popular and I would say the most difficult trekking route in the world.” Luis flies to the Kingdom of Bhutan to get ready for the Snowman Race. Follow Luis over several weeks as he journeys 222 kilometers through the Bhutanese mountains as he makes all the final arrangements for the Snowman Race. Luis is marking the course, chatting with locals along the way, seeing the effects of climate change, learning about horses, and hard yak cheese. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. Snowman Race Bhutan: https://snowmanrace.org Orcutt Trails 2022: https://www.active.com/santa-maria-ca/running/distance-running-races/orcutt-trails-2022?int=72-3-A1 Allwedoisrun.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com
9/26/20221 hour, 34 minutes, 50 seconds
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224: Snowman Race Bhutan-Behind the Scenes Part 1

“Snowman race follows the most difficult and the longest trekking trail and track. So, it is approximately 222 kilometers which is 138 miles.” Luis flies to the Kingdom of Bhutan to get ready for the Snowman Race. Follow Luis over several weeks as he journeys 222 kilometers through the Bhutanese mountains as he makes all the final arrangements for the Snowman Race. Luis is marking the course, chatting with locals along the way. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. Snowman Race Bhutan: https://snowmanrace.org Orcutt Trails 2022: https://www.active.com/santa-maria-ca/running/distance-running-races/orcutt-trails-2022?int=72-3-A1 Allwedoisrun.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
9/19/20221 hour, 11 minutes, 36 seconds
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223: Kelsey Gilmore is Not Running From Rhinos

“I love what I do. It took me a long time to find that career that really fulfilled me in the way that I needed and this is definitely it.” Kelsey Gilmore is a wildlife care specialist. More specifically, she is a rhino trainer. Listen to Kelsey describe her running career, doing Ragnar, meeting Luis for the first time at the Born To Run Ultramarathon, and all the amazing knowledge she has around rhinoceros. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. Orcutt Trails 2022: https://www.active.com/santa-maria-ca/running/distance-running-races/orcutt-trails-2022?int=72-3-A1 Allwedoisrun.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
9/12/20221 hour, 38 minutes, 42 seconds
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222: Merrell Fankhauser Dives Deep into Lost Continent of Mu

“I felt like it was my dharma and my karma to figure all of this out and put it into music.” Merrell Fankhauser is an American singer, songwriter and guitarist, who wrote Wipe Out and was most active in the 1960s and 1970s with bands including the Impacts, Merrell & the Exiles, HMS Bounty, Fankhauser-Cassidy Band, and Mu. Luis sits down again with Merrell and discusses the lost continent of Mu, aliens, history of his music, and great music stories. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. Allwedoisrun.com Merrell Fankhauser Contact Info: Book: https://www.amazon.com/Calling-Star-Merrell-Fankhauser/dp/1908728388 Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
8/29/20222 hours, 8 minutes, 31 seconds
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221: David Kilgore is Moving

“My mission statement is to get more people moving.” David Kilgore is a distance runner who lives in the Bronx. David is sponsored by ON. He discusses the first time he met Luis, some running stories, how to get a sponsorship and general life happenings. Zachary Friedley is an adaptive athlete who is also sponsored by ON. Zachary talks about the amazing experience from the Born To Adapt event and fun and exciting stuff he has coming up. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. Born To Adapt: https://gokinesiologysleeves.com/pages/born-to-adapt Hudson River 50 Allwedoisrun.com Coppercanyons.com David Kilgore Contact Info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/davidkilgore/ Kilgore TV: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCU6bSBAcem9avaiOgzCcAjQ/videos Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/david-kilgore-8a8661160/ Zachary Friedley Contact Info: [email protected] IG @zachary_movement www.mendomovement.org ROMP: https://www.rompglobal.org TikTok: Trailblader Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
8/22/20221 hour, 15 minutes, 22 seconds
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220: Ian Golden Paces Luis Through This Podcast

“I’m trying to be present in this moment and be in this moment and allow myself to just decompress a little bit and enjoy it. It’s so great to be back in the mountains again.” Ian Golden is the founder of the Trails Collective and runs the Finger Lakes Running Company. Ian paced Luis to his Hurt 100 win. Recorded up at Western States, Ian discusses being an event director, marking race courses, and wild animal encounters. Special guests include David Kilgore and Morgan Elliott. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. Allwedoisrun.com Ian Golden Contact Info: Trailscollective.com FB: https://www.facebook.com/ianrgolden Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
8/15/20221 hour, 10 minutes, 12 seconds
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219: Rob DeCou Is Living His Best Life With Purpose

“If I can figure out how to highlight amazing people and link those with causes and start having long term impact, that’s a road I want to travel down.” Rob Decou is the Executive Producer and Co-Founder at Lux Virtual. He is also a ultra-endurance athlete. Rob details his grueling and rewarding experience of completing the Uberman Ultra, Everesting Gibraltar Challenge, travelling to the Copper Canyons with a small child, Across the Olympic National Park Hike/run Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. https://wildparksfamily.com TedxManhattanBeach  Allwedoisrun.com Rob DeCou Contact Info: E-mail – [email protected] Website – gorobgo.org Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/rob.decou.1/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/gorobgo_org/ Linked In - https://www.linkedin.com/in/robertdecou/ Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC- NXgoUWikEQjjlzKtj5U2Q? Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
8/8/20221 hour, 15 minutes, 31 seconds
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218: Ian Mackay Wants To Ride Until The Batteries Run Out

“Hey, I can still live the life that I love and I just have to do it in a sightly different way.” Ian Mackay is a World Record holder quadriplegic athlete with enduring spirit. Ian chats about his non profit Ian’s Ride and the group ride he puts on each yaer. Hear how Ian broke the World Record for greatest distance covered in 24 hours by a motorized wheelchair, his mentoring, and other amazing stories. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. https://www.iansride.com Allwedoisrun.com Ian Mackay Contact Info: Website: https://www.iansride.com [email protected] https://www.facebook.com/IansRide https://twitter.com/iansride2016 https://www.instagram.com/ians_ride/ Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
8/1/20221 hour, 15 minutes, 43 seconds
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217: Joe “Stringbean” McConaughy is Running the Long Game

“It’s lots of nuts actually. Pounds of nuts. I probably had one pound of nuts a day.” Joe McConaughy is a professional trail runner sponsored by Brooks. Hear Joe talk about his high school track career, the current state of trial running, winning the Cocodona 250, the PCT FKT, the Long Trail, AT unsupported FKT, and the types of runners he likes to coach. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. PCT FKT: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MoaMlE3WDTs Allwedoisrun.com Joe McConaughy Contact Info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/thestring.bean/ https://thestringbean.co Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
7/25/20221 hour, 23 minutes, 6 seconds
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216: Brian Morrison is the Disqualified Winner of Western States

“I was dead set on winning the 2006 race almost because I didn’t want to embarrass or disappoint Jurek.” Brian Morrison is the operating partner for Fleet Feet Seattle. Brian describes how a running shoe should fit, his run camps, how he got into running, how Scott Jurek trained him for the 2006 Western States endurance run and his retelling of how he won Western States but got disqualified just feet from the finish line. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. teanawaycountry100.com Allwedoisrun.com Brian Morrison Contact Info: fleetfeetseattle.com teanawaycountry100.com @fleetfeetseattle @teanawaycountry100 Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
7/18/20221 hour, 37 minutes, 2 seconds
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215: Randall Gingrich is Doing Good for the Tarahumara

“So I came here with the idea to help. To find people who shared my values of wanting to protect the environment and to respect the indigenous peoples, the native peoples that live there.” Randall Gingrich is an environmental and geological engineer who founded Tierra Natavia. Randall lives down in Chihuahua and advocates for the Busureliami which is a cultural education program for Tarahumara children and youth. Randall also discusses tourists, gear and traditional Tarahumara running. Luis is joined by Rob McCool. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. www.tierranativa.org Allwedoisrun.com Randall Gingrich Contact Info: [email protected]        [email protected] Website:    www.tierranativa.org Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
7/11/20222 hours, 4 minutes, 13 seconds
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214: Sam Reynoso Transforms Himself

“It’s just a matter of knowing my body and how much pain I can tolerate for a giving activity.” Sam Reynoso deals with an autoimmune disease and still manages to get out there and compete in OCR and trail running. Hear Sam’s extraordinary story of how he turned his life around from pain killers to exercise. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. Allwedoisrun.com China Peek Running Festival: https://ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did=87491 Sam Reynoso Contact Info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/sam.the.spartan/ @sam.the.spartan (TikTok) Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
7/4/20221 hour, 19 minutes, 52 seconds
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213: Patrick Sweeney is a Naked Minimalist

“As soon as it got dark I ate shit a couple of times and then I kind of death marched it into the end. I think I finished 4th or 5th place.” Patrick Sweeney runs us through his childhood, how he got into running, his minimalist lifestyle, fundraising efforts, his run across the country and why he likes to be naked. Kara Lubin is the CEO/founder of the 100 Mile Club. The 100 Mile Club presents students with a straightforward challenge: run, jog, or walk 100 Miles over the course of the school year. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. https://100mileclub.com/welcome/ Donate to 100 Mile Club here: https://100mileclub.com/giving/ Allwedoisrun.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
6/27/20221 hour, 23 minutes, 12 seconds
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212: Merrell Fankhauser Tours Luis Through His Music Career

“Years later Quentin Tarantino picked a song out that we recorded called Comanche and it got in Pulp Fiction, the movie.” Merrell Fankhauser is an American singer, songwriter and guitarist, who wrote Wipe Out and was most active in the 1960s and 1970s with bands including the Impacts, Merrell & the Exiles, HMS Bounty, Fankhauser-Cassidy Band, and Mu. Merrell discusses making music, playing guitar, UFO’s, hanging with Willie Nelson and the music industry. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. Merrell And Willie Nelson Wipe Out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OEezS2hgRO4 Allwedoisrun.com Merrell Fankhauser Contact Info: Book: https://www.amazon.com/Calling-Star-Merrell-Fankhauser/dp/1908728388 Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
6/20/20222 hours, 28 minutes, 30 seconds
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211: Terry Chiplin and the US Trail Running Conference

“The only way we can introduce change is to do things differently.” Terry Chiplin is the Director of American Trail Running Association and host of the US Trail Running Conference. Terry lives in Estes Park, Colorado where he coaches and organizes trail running camps for athletes for all ages and ability levels. Hear all about Terry’s past and all the exciting things to come for the Trail Conference. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. ustrailrunningconference.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Terry Chiplin Contact Info: [email protected] Website: https://activeataltitude.com Ustrailrunningconference.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
6/13/20221 hour, 26 minutes, 37 seconds
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210: Hal Hall Introduces the Western States Trail Museum

“We have the Tevis Cup ride and ultimately concluding with the Western States endurance run. The 47 or 48 years of history capsulated right here in a display.” Hal Hall is a 30 time finisher and 3 time winner of the Tevis Cup. He is also a founding member of the upcoming Western States Trail Museum. Hear all about the museum and the rich history of the trail. Also Hal describes what it takes to be successful at the Tevis Cup. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. XOSKIN show code: Road Dog Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.xoskin.us Costa Rica 200: https://www.costa200.com Allwedoisrun.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
6/6/20221 hour, 36 minutes, 33 seconds
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209: Aaron Stacy is Running for Wild Souls

“I told enough people I was going to finish it just to hold myself accountable. If I had to crawl across the finish line, man I was going to crawl across that damn finish line.” Aaron Stacy works for the California Highway Patrol and is a distance runner. Hear about the unique runs he has been on as well as his first 100 mile race at the Rio Del Lago. Aaron is working on a fundraiser called 100 Miles for Wild Souls that provides therapeutic equine youth and family services for foster youth, adopted youth, and youth experiencing challenges. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. Donate to 100 Miles for Wild Souls here:https://www.facebook.com/donate/673064433748859/ Wild Souls Ranch website: https://wildsoulsranch.org XOSKIN show code: Road Dog Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.xoskin.us Allwedoisrun.com Aaron Stacy Contact Info: [email protected] IG: https://www.instagram.com/primalruncoaching/ FB: PrimalRun Coaching Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
5/23/20221 hour, 4 minutes, 25 seconds
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208: Potato Horses Around with Luis

“The knowledge is a 72 year old wins the Tevis Cup and it’s all gravy. The truth is your only 72 and it’s not all gravy.” Potato is a horse rider and breeder. He has rode the Tevis Cup 31 times with 22 finishes and 3 wins. He most recently won it in 2015 at the ripe age of 72. Potato is the author of 2 books titled Ride Like Potato and Truth vs. Knowledge. Luis visits Potato on his ranch and uncovers buckles and stories from the past. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com GO Sleeves special 15% off offer with this link: https://gosleeves.com/luisescobar Allwedoisrun.com Potato Contact Info: Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/potato-richardson-750258146/ Book: https://www.amazon.com/RIDE-LIKE-POTATO-RIDING-WINNER-ebook/dp/B017GJG0W4 Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
5/16/20222 hours, 30 minutes, 49 seconds
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207: Jim Glines Historical Recollections

“We got 5 generations that all stood in this very living room. So that’s pretty cool stuff I think.” Jim Glines is a former banker from Santa Maria. In this episode Jim gives Luis a history lesson about the Santa Maria area, banking and being an auctioneer. Luis interviews Jim on his old family ranch and hears many amazing stories about Jim, the land they are on and the ins and outs of being at a live auction. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. XOSKIN show code: Road Dog Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.xoskin.us Squirrel’s Nut Butter https://squirrelsnutbutter.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
5/9/20221 hour, 33 minutes, 50 seconds
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206: Born To Run Ultramarathon Mini Conversations

“It’s my happy place. I love it! I love it more than anything in the world.” Producer Kevin Lyons makes his first appearance at the Born To Run Ultramarathon. Kevin wanders around with his recorder and documents mini conversations with interesting people. Hear from folks like Mickey Cecil, Zach Friedley, Dan Krause, Corinne Kohlen, Tommie Silva, Graham Kelly, Michael Anthony Rose and more. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com Allwedoisrun.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
5/2/20221 hour, 6 minutes, 2 seconds
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205: Shannon Weil Rides Us Through the History of Western States 100

“We knew how to set up a course you know. We knew how to go out and mark a trail. We knew how to do that from horses. So when we were given the reigns to take the run and launch it on our own, we called on all our endurance riding friends.” Shannon Weil is the author of Strike Along Trot and historian on the Western States Trail. Hear about her endurance horse riding, learn about the history of the Tevis Cup, the history of the Western States 100 Endurance Run, how the run buckle came into existence, and the birth of the Western States Trail museum. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. XOSKIN show code: Road Dog Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.xoskin.us Squirrel’s Nut Butter https://squirrelsnutbutter.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
4/25/20222 hours, 11 minutes, 42 seconds
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204: Josue Stephens & Gerhard Linner Are Inviting You to Costa Rica

“It’s more than a race. It’s a journey through Costa Rica from coast to coast.” Josue Stephens & Gerhard Linner are hosting the Costa Rica 200. Hear how Josue grew up travelling around South America in in a bread truck how Micah True changed his life. Gain some insight into the events that took place in 2015 at Ultra Caballo Blanco. Hear about the 200 mile race/adventure these guys are putting on down in Costa Rica. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. Costa Rica 200: https://www.costa200.com Allwedoisrun.com Josue Stephens Contact Info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/siendojosue/ Ultra Fuego Y Agua: https://www.offbeatadventureco.com/fuegoyagua Costa Rica 200: https://www.costa200.com Gerhard Linner Contact Info: [email protected] www.sentircostarica.com [email protected] IG: https://www.instagram.com/sentircostarica/ Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
4/18/20221 hour, 59 minutes, 16 seconds
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203: Brian Frank and the Less is Best Philosophy

“Hey everybody! Get really familiar with monitoring your urine color on a daily basis.” Brian Frank is the owner/founder of Hammer Nutrition based in Whitefish Montana. Brian talks about his childhood, how he developed Hammer products, and the 5 tips you need to hear about fueling, hydration and recovery. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com Allwedoisrun.com Brian Frank Contact Info: www.hammernutrition.com IG: https://www.instagram.com/hammernutrition/ FB: https://www.facebook.com/hammernutrition Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
4/11/20221 hour, 48 minutes, 38 seconds
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202: Ta'Mara Aarin Keeps Getting Up

“I just couldn’t move. I was in a body that was nothingness.” Ta'Mara Aarin is a distance runner and coach for trail runners. Hear her advice to runners, how she tackled iconic races and how she delt with a life changing stroke. She details her process of recovery and how she keeps getting up to face each challenge. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. *HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com Allwedoisrun.com Ta'Mara Aarin Contact Info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/tamaraaarin/ FB: https://www.facebook.com/tamara.aarin Email: [email protected] Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
4/4/202258 minutes, 17 seconds
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201: Christophe Stahl is a Back of the Pack Runner

3/28/20221 hour, 6 minutes, 49 seconds
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200: Kevin Lyons is Still Figuring Out How to Make a Podcast

“This isn’t our show, it’s everyone’s show.” Kevin Lyons is the producer of the Road Dog Podcast. Kevin is the owner and creative wizard at Yes And Video. Hear how Luis and Kevin met, which episodes have left a lasting impression, their thoughts on guest hosts, and everything that goes into making the Road Dog Podcast happen. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. XOSKIN show code: Road Dog Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.xoskin.us Squirrel’s Nut Butter https://squirrelsnutbutter.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com IG: https://www.instagram.com/yesandvideo/ Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
3/21/20221 hour, 27 minutes, 5 seconds
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199: Jenny Jurek is Ready for Adventure

“I didn’t want to put out a book that was just like surfacey. I wanted it to really tell the story of our struggle and our internal struggle.” Jenny Jurek details her beginnings in the running world and how she met her husband Scott Jurek. She talks about her first impressions of meeting Luis, crewing Scott’s attempt on the A.T. with 2 small children in the van, working in the outdoor industry, and writing the book North. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. Go Sleeves: https://gosleeves.com Allwedoisrun.com Jenny Jurek Contact Info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/jureksontherun/ North Book: https://www.amazon.com/North-Finding-While-Running-Appalachian/dp/0316433802 Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
3/14/20221 hour, 44 minutes, 19 seconds
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198: Vasu Sojitra has Mastered the art of Ninja Sticking

“So I am a huge fan of integration more than anything just because it showcases humanity in its truest form.” Vasu Sojitra is a adaptive athlete who has mastered the ninja stick. In this episode, Vasu talks about being a professional in the snow sports world and inclusion and diversity within the sports and brand worlds. Vasu is the first adaptive athlete for The North Face, a founding member for The Outdoor F.U.T.U.R.E Initiative, the co-founder of Inclusive Outdoors Project, and a Disability Access strategist for The Avarna Group, In Solidarity Projectand independently. Zach Friedley helps out as co-host. He is an adaptive athlete and also hosting the Born to Adapt event at the Born to Run Ultramarathon. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. XOSKIN show code: Road Dog Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.xoskin.us Squirrel’s Nut Butter https://squirrelsnutbutter.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Vasu Sojitra Contact Info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/vasu_sojitra/ Website: http://www.vasusojitra.com Inclusive Outdoors: https://www.inclusiveoutdoorsproject.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
3/7/20221 hour, 23 minutes, 39 seconds
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197: Patrick Pressgrove is an Endurance Athlete who Endures

“At the end of the day we are just another runner on the start line. That’s all that really matters.” Patrick Pressgrove is an adaptive athlete who is the COO of a nonprofit called Team Catapult, the captain of the run club in Houston called The Freaks Come Out At Night and is a professional photographer. He has run multiple marathons including Boston. Patrick talks about how he got into running, how blades changed everything for him, being an ambassador for brands and how he likes to be treated. Zach Friedley helps out as co-host. He is an adaptive athlete and also hosting the Born to Adapt event at the Born to Run Ultramarathon. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. Squirrel’s Nut Butter https://squirrelsnutbutter.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com Allwedoisrun.com Patrick Pressgrove Contact Info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/team_catapult/ IG: https://www.instagram.com/freaksrunclub/ IG: https://www.instagram.com/patpressphoto/ Website: https://teamcatapult.org Website: https://freaks.run Website: https://patpressphoto.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
2/28/20221 hour, 24 minutes, 32 seconds
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196: Helgi Olafson Runs Beyond the Triple Crown of 200s

“When something has such a great chance for failure, the victory tastes that much sweeter in the end.” Helgi Olafson is a super yacht chef who suffers from Ankylosing Spondylitis. Hear how he got into running and eventually completed the Triple Crown of 200s. Hear about his personal project that covered 2,850 miles on foot and on bike. Helgi runs to bring awareness for people suffering from Ankylosing Spondylitis. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. XOSKIN show code: Road Dog Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.xoskin.us HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com Allwedoisrun.com Helgi Spencer Olafson Contact Info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/helgiolafson/ [email protected] https://linktr.ee/helgiolafson Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
2/21/20221 hour, 23 minutes, 12 seconds
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195: Christian Griffith Runs Through the Fire

“It’s the only way out. You create all kinds of weird shit until you deal with it, you have to deal with it. You have to walk through the fire.” Christian Griffith is a distance runner who ran across the entire United States for charity. Hear all about running through freezing conditions, corn fields, and deserts. Christian shares some super personal stuff about being sexually abused when he was younger. Guest host Jeff Genova is a beer aficionado and photographer. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com Allwedoisrun.com Christian Griffith Contact Info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/run3000miles/ Website: https://run2heal.hfc.org FB: https://www.facebook.com/christiang/ Email: [email protected] Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
2/14/20221 hour, 49 minutes, 10 seconds
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194: Hillary Allen is Surviving and Thriving

“The biggest thing that I discovered through this whole thing is how resilient humans are.” Hillary Allen is a professional mountain runner. Hear how she got her start, how she nearly died on a sky run, her recovery process, her relationships with sponsors and her love of gravel cycling.  Luis is also joined by Darren Lancaster and Roy Carrillo from GO Sleeves. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ GO Sleeves special 15% off offer with this link: https://gosleeves.com/luisescobar Allwedoisrun.com Hillary Allen Contact Info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/hillygoat_climbs/ Book: https://www.amazon.com/Out-Back-Runners-Survival-Against/dp/194451595X Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/trail-society/id1579961692 Website: https://hillaryallen.com Twitter: @hillygoatclimbs FB: @hillaryallenrunner Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Hillary Allen photo by Marc Bergreen @bergreenphotograpy Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
2/7/20221 hour, 20 minutes, 39 seconds
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193: Liv McDonald is Making Moves with Luna Sandals

“I want to be part of a brand that is not ideologically closed in any way, so we don’t tell people this is the best way to do it, this is the healthiest way to do it, this is the only way to do it.” Liv McDonald is the CEO of the Luna Sandal Company. Hear how she met Barefoot Ted McDonald, was raised in Istanbul, moved to Seattle, and how she found her flow living and working with her husband. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com Allwedoisrun.com Tierra Nativa: https://www.tierranativa.org True Messages: https://www.truemessages.org Liv McDonald Contact Info: Website: https://lunasandals.com [email protected] @liv__inthedream Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
1/31/20221 hour, 36 minutes, 10 seconds
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192: Luis Martinez Runs for Something Bigger Than Himself

“Whatever they have for the day or for the week, if they have more than they need, they give that away.” Luis Martinez is a distance runner, and computer systems engineer who holds a wealth of knowledge around the Tarahumara Indians. Luis discusses some of the Tarahumara history, culture, running, and modern influences. Hear how he raised money for the Tarahumara by running and biking from Colorado to Enrique Mexico and how he ran into Scott Jurek. He also discusses being inspired by the book Born To Run. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. XOSKIN show code: Road Dog Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.xoskin.us Squirrel’s Nut Butter https://squirrelsnutbutter.com Allwedoisrun.com Luis Martinez Contact Info: Website: teretoaserextraordinario.com FB English: https://www.facebook.com/IChallengeYourComfort FB Spanish: @TeRetoASerExtraordinario IG: https://www.instagram.com/teretoaserextraordinario/ Email: [email protected] Go Fund Me Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
1/24/20221 hour, 39 minutes, 31 seconds
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191: Jonathan Throne Conquers Himself

“You find confidence and you find trust and you have to have faith in yourself. Without having faith in yourself, you’re never going to go off and do things.” Jonathan Throne is a badass ultra trail runner and software engineer who lives up in northern California. Jonathan details being a former US Army Reserve member, how he lives with a genetic disorder, getting through major surgery, running and his diet. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. XOSKIN show code: Road Dog Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.xoskin.us Allwedoisrun.com Jonathan Throne Contact Info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/jonthroneultra/ Strava: https://www.strava.com/athletes/40600376 Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
1/17/20221 hour, 22 minutes, 36 seconds
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190: Karna Chana Blugrind Running Transformation

“It’s almost like if you go through a traumatic experience and you don’t treat it, it’s almost like your brain wants more trauma.” Karna Chana Blugrind was born in Denmark, converted to Judaism, went through some big life transitions and loves the running community. Her her compelling story and how running changed her life. Co-Host Jennifer Charpentier joins in on the conversation and shares more stories from the A.T. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. XOSKIN show code: Road Dog Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.xoskin.us Allwedoisrun.com Karna Chana Blugrind Contact Info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/trailrumspringa/ Jennifer Charpentier contact info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/jencharp/ Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
1/10/20221 hour, 43 minutes, 31 seconds
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189: Anthony Kunkel is Biohacking His Run to Freedom

“I’m just such a nerd of the sport. I’m just curious. I want to find out what works and what doesn’t and that’s the driving force for me and everything that I do.” Anthony Kunkel is an athlete and runs Ultrahouse Durango. Anthony talks about coaching, partnering with brands, how he bio-hacks himself to a better version of himself, and his relationship with Ultrahouse Durango. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Anthony Kunkel Contact Info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/anthonykunkel/ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/AnthonyKunkel Email: [email protected] Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
1/3/20221 hour, 31 minutes, 43 seconds
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188: Susan Simmons is Keeping Her Head Above Water

“The most important thing for all of us I believe, and what helps us be better people is that we feel valued by the people around us.” Susan Simmons is an ultramarathon swimmer. Hear how she deals with MS, the different types of water she swims in, swimming with Orcas, how she eats and get nutrition in the water, being a coach for Special Olympics, advocating for people with physical and intellectual disabilities and diversity and inclusion within the sport. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. Squirrel’s Nut Butter https://squirrelsnutbutter.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Susan Simmons Contact Info: Website: https://susansimmons.ca Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
12/27/20211 hour, 22 minutes, 48 seconds
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187: Lisa Felder is an Inspiration to Generations of Runners

“I think if it wasn’t for the running community and for the people that I train…I don’t know if I would have survived.” Lisa Felder aka “Mama Lisa” has run over 100 ultramarathons, is a running coach, mentor and cancer survivor. Hear how running has changed over the last 40 years, how she got her start as a coach, how she sees diversity and inclusion, and Pinkathon. Karina Powell is a physician assistant and a distance runner. Hear how she turned to running to help with sobriety and mental health. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. Squirrel’s Nut Butter https://squirrelsnutbutter.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Lisa Felder Contact Info: www.ultrafitnessbeyondimagination.com Karina Powell Contact Info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/kpowell13.1/ Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
12/20/20211 hour, 41 minutes, 22 seconds
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186: Dillon Osleger is Blazing New Trails

“I want people to realize like, I’m out there restoring new trails to make sure that they have access to an entire national forest.” Dillion Osleger is the Executive Director of Sage Trail Alliance which is a multiuser trail stewardship and conservation group in Santa Barbara CA. He is also a professional mountain biker. Dillon talks with Luis about the importance of trails, taking care of nature, respecting property owners, FKTs and donating for the better good. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Dillon Osleger Contact Info: https://sagetrail.org Email: [email protected] Socials: @dillon.osleger @sagetrailalliance Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
12/13/20211 hour, 21 minutes, 47 seconds
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185: Christina Hernandez Gives Outreach to the Dunes

“I am seeing a lot of trash in our oceans so I think it’s really important that I get our community working on cleaning up our environment and making them aware of that.” Christina Hernandez is the Community Outreach Coordinator for the Dunes Center in the California town of Guadalupe. Luis chats with Christina about the history of Guadalupe, outdoor space and the importance of the The Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. Squirrel’s Nut Butter https://squirrelsnutbutter.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Born To Run Ultra Marathons Christina Hernandez Contact Info: Website: http://dunescenter.org (805) 343-2455 Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
12/6/20211 hour, 14 minutes, 6 seconds
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184: Born To Run 2 - The Gathering

“I just want to get as many faces in here that are unlike the other faces that you see all the time.” Chris McDougall, Challis Popkey, Iman Wilkerson, Zachary Friedley, Alejandra Santos, Jenna Crawford, Karma Park, Noah Haidle, Emmanuel Rumes, Eric Orton, and Marcus Rentie gather in a hotel lobby in Colton, CA. to discuss all things running and beyond. Hear secret details about the upcoming book Born To Run 2. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. Squirrel’s Nut Butter https://squirrelsnutbutter.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
11/29/20212 hours, 2 minutes, 1 second
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183: Crista Scott Tappan is a Dirtbag Runner

“It’s failed in a lot of ways as a business but it’s succeeded exponentially as a community and what it has created because of that.” Crista Scott Tappan is an ultra runner and founder of Dirtbag Runners. In this episode, she discusses her first Born To Run experience, being raised by her grandparents, and why she needs a sabbatical. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Crista Scott Tappan Contact Info: [email protected]  DirtbagRunners.com  CristaScottTappan.com  @Crista.Tappan  @DirtbagRunners  Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
11/22/20211 hour, 30 minutes, 15 seconds
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182: Jake Kilgore Weathers the Storm of the DC Peaks 50

“Eating the elephant one bite at a time. It’s that mentality with ultrarunning.” Jake Kilgore is the co-race director and founder of the DC Peaks 50. He shares his prison experience with us and what he learned from it. Hear all about the DC Peaks 50 in Utah and how a blizzard and inclement weather derailed the entire event and what he is going to do different next year. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Squirrel’s Nut Butter https://squirrelsnutbutter.com Allwedoisrun.com Jake Kilgore Contact Info: http://www.dcpeaks50.com UltraSignup: https://ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did=80318 Email: [email protected] IG: https://www.instagram.com/dcpeaks50/ Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters
11/15/20211 hour, 26 minutes, 23 seconds
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181: Watch What Happens with Dan Suher

“We don’t want to do something just for the sake of doing it, or because it’s easy. We want to add value.” Dan Suher works at Coros wearables in marketing and sales. Dan chats with Luis about how he got his start in the running world and specifically the business side of running. Hear about the history of Coros and all the amazing features it offers to its customers. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. Squirrel’s Nut Butter https://squirrelsnutbutter.com COROS https://www.coros.com Allwedoisrun.com Dan Suher Contact Info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/corosglobal/ Website: https://www.coros.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
11/8/20211 hour, 54 minutes, 31 seconds
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180: Raw Talk with Michael Versteeg

“I’m really fucking good at ignoring pain.” Michael Versteeg is a bad ass professional distance runner sponsored by Satisfy. Hear about him building tiny homes, why he walked off the Colorado Trail after completing over 400 miles, his musical tastes, microdosing and why he will never tape his nipples. David Valenzuela joins in on the conversation and gives his best advice for making the thru-hike on the A.T. He talks about wearing sandals and all the lessons he learned on the trail. Barefoot Ted McDonald pops in for the fun. Ted is the owner of Luna Sandals and pivotal character in the book Born To Run. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. Squirrel’s Nut Butter https://squirrelsnutbutter.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Coppercanyons.com Michael Versteeg Contact Info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/michael.versteeg/?hl=en https://satisfyrunning.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
11/1/20212 hours, 59 minutes, 19 seconds
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179: Samantha Wood is Creating Opportunities for People to Contribute

“It’s actually probably one of the hardest things I have done because I had to do all the other races with a concussion.” Samantha Wood serves in the California National Army Guard as an orthopedic physical therapist. She is a distance runner and a professional Spartan OCR athlete. Hear how she raised money for Caldor fire victims in California by virtually running the Tahoe 200. Brad Timmerman shares his favorite spots to run in Folsom CA. he is a member of the Army National Guard. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. Squirrel’s Nut Butter https://squirrelsnutbutter.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Coppercanyons.com Samantha Wood Contact Info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/woodultra/ FB: https://www.facebook.com/armyathlete Brad Timmerman Contact Info: FB: https://www.facebook.com/brad.timmerman.186 IG: https://www.instagram.com/trailrunninhuman/ Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
10/25/20211 hour, 27 minutes, 5 seconds
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178: Katie Asmuth is Committed to Being Her Best Self

“We’re all people. All of us are struggling, no matter what. You can’t get through this life without a challenge without a struggle right?” Katie Asmuth is a professional athlete who runs for Sacuony and is a nurse practitioner. She gives her thoughts on homelessness, becoming a brand ambassador, what gear she likes to use, her experience running Western States 100 and running with a tampon in her nose. Annalisa Romero is the marketing director for Fleet Feet Sacramento. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. XOSKIN show code: Road Dog Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.xoskin.us Allwedoisrun.com Coppercanyons.com Katie Asmuth Contact Info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/kt_runshappy/ Annalisa Romero Contact Info: Fleetfeetsacramento.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
10/18/20211 hour, 43 minutes, 4 seconds
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177: Confessions of Patrick Vaughan

“At the time I was embarrassed, like who wants to admit that they let themselves become a heroin addict.” Patrick Vaughan is a distance runner who completed the Triple Crown of distance running in 2018. He is currently starring in the film Confessions of a Runner, which details his 290 mile run on the Lebanon Mountain Trail, his addiction and overcoming it. Kroy Taughinbaugh from XO Skin also joins in on the conversation. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. XOSKIN show code: Road Dog Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.xoskin.us Squirrel’s Nut Butter https://squirrelsnutbutter.com Orcutt Trails running event: https://www.active.com/santa-maria-ca/running/distance-running-races/orcutt-trails-5k-10k-21k-2021?int= Smvos.org Allwedoisrun.com Coppercanyons.com Patrick Vaughan Contact Info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/steep_running/ FB: https://www.facebook.com/SteepRunning Film FB: https://www.facebook.com/steepproductions Kroy Taughinbaugh Contact Info: [email protected] Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
10/11/20211 hour, 37 minutes, 14 seconds
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176: Brian Sarvis is Your Guide to the Condor Trail

“To be in an area without people is a pretty magical thing, I think.” Brian Sarvis is the author of the book Condor Trail Guide. Stretching over more than 400 miles across the length of Los Padres National Forest, the Condor Trail is a distance hiking route that travels coastal mountain ranges and canyons deep in the backcountry of California's central coast. Hear stories about Brian’s thru-hike and best practices when out on the trail. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. Squirrel’s Nut Butter https://squirrelsnutbutter.com Orcutt Trails running event: https://www.active.com/santa-maria-ca/running/distance-running-races/orcutt-trails-5k-10k-21k-2021?int= Smvos.org Allwedoisrun.com Coppercanyons.com Brian Sarvis Contact Info: Bsarvis.condortrail@gmail Amazon Book Link  Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
10/4/20211 hour, 52 minutes, 55 seconds
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175: Jaala Shaw Never Quits

“When you push yourself beyond where you went before and you keep on going, that’s success.” Jaala Shaw served in the Peace Core, used to own a cross fit gym, and currently is an educator and teacher who used to work for the State Department. Learn all about a Go Ruck race and her attempts at Go Ruck Selection. Hear her thoughts on Afghanistan where she spent some time teaching. Luis is joined by guest host Rob DeCou. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Coppercanyons.com Jaala Shaw Contact Info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/fliesonawall/ IG: https://www.instagram.com/dropbydropfitness/ Website: https://www.dropbydropfitness.com/about Go Ruck Website: https://www.goruck.com YT: https://www.youtube.com/user/GORUCKTV Rob DeCou Contact Info: Website: gorobgo.org Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
9/27/20211 hour, 45 minutes, 23 seconds
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174: Terry Chiplin Believes that Trail Running is a Restorative Sport

“Running is good for my body, and then running outdoors is good for my mind, but trail running is good for all of me.” Terry Chiplin is the founder the the US Trail Running Conference and host running altitude camps for runners. Hear how he got his start running in England and how the US Trail Running Conference is focused on doing good for the planet and diversity and inclusion for the sport. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Coppercanyons.com Terry Chiplin Contact Info: First 10 Road Dog listeners to email Terry will get a free pass into the conference. Email: [email protected] Website: https://activeataltitude.com Ustrailrunningconference.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
9/20/20211 hour, 28 minutes, 49 seconds
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173: The Sutton Family Does Hard Things on the Appalachian Trail

“There’s no way I could carry a 50lbs pack and a 50lbs kid at the same time.” Cassie and Josh Sutton hiked the Appalachian Trail in 209 days with their 5 year old son Harvey. Hear how they overcame many obstacles and how they got their trail names of Straps, Hot Hands and Little Man. Luis is joined by guest host Joanie Anderson. Special bonus mini conversation with Mike Miller about the Copper Canyons Endurance Runs. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com Allwedoisrun.com Coppercanyons.com [email protected] Sutton Family Contact Info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/livesutton/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUAfUef5Cy3n4ujPE5JDQ1w Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
9/13/20211 hour, 47 minutes, 59 seconds
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172: Miguel Angel Moreno Wants You To Stay With Him

“I want to change the way Mexicans view running and fitness.” Miguel Angel Moreno is the creator of The UltraHouse which houses runners in Phoenix, Durango and Hawaii. Hear how he grew up on a farm in Pennsylvania, moved to Arizona, was in gang fights, had addiction problems, started The UltraHouse and how he is making running more accessible to Mexicans. Ed “The Jester” Ettinghausen co-hosts this episode. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Coppercanyons.com Miguel Angel Moreno Contact Info: Cell # (602) 374-9153 Personal FB: https://www.facebook.com/miguel.moreno.332 Website: https://theultrahouse.com Blog: https://theultrahouseblog.com/ FB: https://www.facebook.com/TheUltraHouse Ed “The Jester” Ettinghausen Contact Info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/runningwiththejester/ FB: https://www.facebook.com/groups/RunJesterRun Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
9/6/20211 hour, 53 minutes, 55 seconds
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171: Don't Quit Before The Miracle Happens with Amy Chavez

“How far can I push my limits? How far can I take myself out of that comfort zone? You know, not do something easy.” Amy Chavez is a nurse who has run tons of ultras and Iron Mans’. Hear how her running journey started, her battles with addiction, being homeless and her resilience to stay sober. Bill Skyles sits in as co-host on this special episode. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Squirrel’s Nut Butter: https://squirrelsnutbutter.com Allwedoisrun.com Coppercanyons.com Amy Chavez Contact Info: FB: www.facebook.com/amy.berkinchavez IG: https://www.instagram.com/ultraamyrn/ Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
8/30/20211 hour, 30 minutes, 51 seconds
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170: Conversations From The Appalachian Trail

“The journey is the destination. We need to savor everyday on the trail.” In this special episode, Luis interviews thru-hikers on the Appalachian Trail. Learn about the AT terms and phrases like Nobo, Sobo, a zero, flip-flop, trail magic, and Gut Hook. Luis Chats with Gringo Loco, Gwight, Gramps, Johnny Boy, Perch, Off Grid, Hot Wheels, Bowie, Joel, The Late Start, Hopper, Too Late, Michigan Milly, Howdy, Pacha Plinko, Sweatsicles, Second Coming, Stealth, Mala, Basco, Layers and more. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. Squirrel’s Nut Butter 20% Discount Code: RDP20 https://squirrelsnutbutter.com Allwedoisrun.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
8/23/20212 hours, 23 minutes, 15 seconds
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169: Chris Shane is the Maine Man

“You won’t find a more stubborn person in the world than you will in a Mainer. That’s a fact!” Chris Shane is a photographer and filmmaker from Maine. Hear about moxie, whooping pies, ice fishing, canoes, beer and New England states. Recorded while hiking up the AT in Maine so please excuse the audio quality. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Chris Shane Contact Info: Website: https://www.chrismshane.com Creative: http://pamolacreative.com IG: https://www.instagram.com/chrismshane/ https://www.winterwalkboston.org https://familyaidboston.org https://www.bhchp.org Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Chris Shane Photo credit @chrisbennettphoto Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
8/16/20211 hour, 44 minutes, 39 seconds
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168: Sean Meehan is the Run Guide You Didn’t Know You Needed

“We were running on old extinct volcanos and across lava fields and getting that all explained to us by the local team.” Sean Meehan is a running guide with Rogue Expeditions. He takes runners on adventure travel or runcations all over the world. Hear cool stories about putting on events globally and all the challenges that come with it. Sean is also the author of the book Venture. Luis is joined by co-host Jeff Genova for this episode. Jeff is an expert on beer and a talented photographer. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Fuego Y Agua Nicaragua: https://fuegoyagua.org Sean Meehan Contact Info: Website: https://www.roguexpeditions.com Book: https://www.roguexpeditions.com/venture IG: https://www.instagram.com/sean.outside/ Jeff Genova Contact info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/jeffgenovaphotography/ Biglakebrewing.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
8/9/20211 hour, 29 minutes, 25 seconds
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167: Heidi Garner Gets Artistic With Luis

“There’s nothing like running a race and seeing the blood of your fellow runners on the trail.” Heidi Garner is an artist, runner, teacher and mother. Recorded in Olympic Valley just before the start of Western States 100. Hear how Heidi got into running, her favorite local running spots, how she creates art and what art styles she is into. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Heidi Garner Contact Info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/heidi_garner_studio/?hl=en Website: https://heidigarnerstudio.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
8/2/20211 hour, 33 minutes, 13 seconds
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166: Karma Park is Streaking Her Way Through Life

“There was a distinct point where I made that choice to live authentically and to transition.” Karma Park is a runner in Alabama and is currently on some amazing running streaks. Hear her story in running and life as she transitions into an authentic version of herself. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. XOSKIN show code: Road Dog Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.xoskin.us DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Coppercanyons.com Karma Park Contact Info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/streakinginsandals/ FB: https://www.facebook.com/chulwon.park Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
7/26/20211 hour, 32 minutes, 21 seconds
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165: David Callahan and Jay Kelley Are Taking UltraSignup To New Places

“The origin story for UltraSignup runs through Western States.” David Callahan and Jay Kelley are the new owners of UltraSignup. Luis sits down with them in Olympic Valley just before the start of Western States 100. Hear how UltraSignup is not just for long distance races and the changes coming down the pipe like virtual races, social aspects and new categories for runners. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com David Callahan Contact Info: [email protected] ultrasignup.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
7/19/20211 hour, 28 minutes, 31 seconds
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164: Patrick Reagan Stays Present For Western States 100

“There is such a thing as doing way too much for a 100. What is it? I think it’s 80/20 mind and body.” Patrick Reagan is a professional endurance runner and a musician. Recorded live at Olympic Valley just a couple days before the start of Western States 100. Hear how Patrick got his start running, playing music, his favorite ultra races and how he trains. With special guests Martin Hernandez from Drymax, Ted Knudsen owner of S.F. Running Co. and Yuri Hauswald from Gu. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Squirrel’s Nut Butter: https://squirrelsnutbutter.com Allwedoisrun.com Patrick Reagan Contact Info: http://patrickreaganrunning.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
7/12/20211 hour, 46 minutes, 56 seconds
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163: Jennifer Charpentier is Becoming Feral Hiking the Appalachian Trail

“If you wait around for a perfect time you are never going to do something. I needed to find out more about myself.” Jennifer Charpentier is thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail during this chat with Luis. They discuss Born To Run Ultramarathon, photojournalism, being adopted, and all the steps she took to get to the A.T. Hear how Jen got her trail name “Mosey”, what food she carries, and all the wild experiences she is having out on the A.T. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. XOSKIN show code: Road Dog Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.xoskin.us Allwedoisrun.com Jennifer Charpentier Contact Info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/jencharp/ FB: https://www.facebook.com/jennifer.charpentier.12 Memoriesofhonor.org Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
7/5/20211 hour, 56 minutes, 45 seconds
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162: Diane Frederic Details the Castle Peak 100K

“The most important part of what we do I’d say is probably getting other like-minded people together.” Diane Frederic is President of the Donner Party Mountain Runners. In this episode she chats with Luis about the Castle Peak 100k and some other running adventures she has planned. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. Squirrel’s Nut Butter: https://squirrelsnutbutter.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Coppercanyons.com Diane Frederic Contact Info: Email: [email protected] https://donnerpartymountainrunners.com http://castlepeak100k.com IG: https://www.instagram.com/castlepeak100k/ Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
6/28/20211 hour, 16 minutes, 15 seconds
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161: Mirna Valerio is Breaking Through Barriers

“I love this. I love being outside. This hurts. You know after about 16 miles it really hurts. But I love this and I found myself coming back into the essence of who Mirna Valerio is.” Mirna Valerio is a mom, wife, teacher, musician, ultrarunner from Brooklyn, NY. She talks about diversity and inclusion in the running community and experiences as a larger woman in a world of thinner athletes. Mirna is also the author of A beautiful Work in Progress and the blog Fatgirlrunning. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Squirrel’s Nut Butter: https://squirrelsnutbutter.com Allwedoisrun.com Coppercanyons.com Mirna Valerio Contact Info: https://themirnavator.com IG: https://www.instagram.com/themirnavator/?hl=en FB: https://www.facebook.com/TheMirnavator/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheMirnavator Blog: http://fatgirlrunning-fatrunner.blogspot.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
6/21/20212 hours, 7 minutes, 18 seconds
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160: Zachary Friedley Explores His Adaptive Nature

“Running in nature, there’s just something about it, it’s a magical experience. I want to give others that same experience that I’ve experienced.” Zachary Friedley is an adaptive athlete who started a non profit called Mendecino Movement Project to help people with different challenges move their bodies. Zachary discusses the difference between a blade and a wooden leg, how he met his mentor and his life changing trips to India. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Zachary Friedley Contact Info: [email protected] IG @zachary_movement www.mendomovement.org Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
6/14/20211 hour, 39 minutes, 39 seconds
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159: Michael Juergens is Drinking Wine and Knowing Things

“There’s more astronauts in the US then there are masters of wine.” Michael Juergens is a wine master, rum maker, author, and runner. In this episode recorded at High Camp in Squaw Valley, he discusses his knowledge of wine and creating wineries in the Kingdom of Buhtan. Bradley Escobar also joins the conversation on his 34th birthday as well as some other special guests. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Squirrel’s Nut Butter: https://squirrelsnutbutter.com Allwedoisrun.com Michael Juergens Contact Info: Blog: https://www.drinkingandknowingthings.com https://socalrum.com http://www.bhutanwine.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
6/7/20212 hours, 27 minutes, 2 seconds
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158: Craig Slagel Navigates Us Through the RunGo App

“I loved the idea that I could run all day. And after my first 50 miler, I just kept going.” Craig Slagel is an ultrarunner and the creator of the RunGo app. Craig lives and runs up in Vancouver. Hear why he created the Run Go navigation app. Find out about GPS art and how to create it and all the uses of the RunGo app to make your running a better experience. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. Email your original Road Dog Podcast intro to [email protected] and [email protected] DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Coppercanyons.com Craig Slagel Contact Info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/rungoapp/ FB: https://www.facebook.com/RunGoApp Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
5/31/20211 hour, 35 minutes, 57 seconds
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157: Emily Bello & Dennis Freeman Invite You To Nashville

“My goal is not to finish the next ultra, my goal is to keep running when I’m 80.” Emily Bello is an ultra runner and ambassador for All We Do Is Run. Details her experience with the Badwater 135, Born To Run 200 and Nashville Ultra 50. Dennis Freeman operates the Nashville Ultra and a race director for many others in the Tennessee area. Dennis details his experiences putting on the Nashville Ultra. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. XOSKIN show code: Roaddog Listeners get a special 20% off at https://www.xoskin.us Squirrel’s Nut Butter https://squirrelsnutbutter.com Allwedoisrun.com Dennis Freeman Contact Info: [email protected] www.nashville-ultra.com Emily Bello Contact Info: FB: Emily Bello Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
5/24/20211 hour, 28 minutes, 49 seconds
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156: Laura Chancellor Gives Us Her Life Lessons

“When the sun comes up on the second day of an ultra, it’s like a brand new day. It’s like you forget about all the miles before that.” Laura Chancellor is an ultrarunner and author of the book Get To The Sunshine: Life Lessons That Brought Me To The Western States Finish Line. Laura details her experience writing and publishing her book and finishing the Western States 100. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Laura Chancellor Contact Info: Amazon Book Link IG: https://www.instagram.com/lauracruns/ Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
5/17/20211 hour, 37 minutes, 58 seconds
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155: Max Krakoff Details His Life On The Road

“I am just as comfortable sleeping outside, camping under the stars as I am in a million dollar house.” Max Krakoff is living free and running. Max travels the states and beyond as the wind blows him. In this episode, Max shares his train hopping tips, running stories and donating a liver to his brother. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. Squirrel’s Nut Butter https://squirrelsnutbutter.com XOSKIN show code: Roaddog Listeners get a special 20% off at https://www.xoskin.us Allwedoisrun.com Coppercanyons.com Max Krakoff Contact Info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/myotherbikeisaspaceship/ Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
5/10/20211 hour, 40 minutes, 46 seconds
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154: Brett Harrison is Feeding the Soul

“The work is rewarding. We’ve assisted farmers and families to feed themselves for years.” Brett Harrison is a runner and educator living in Tanzania in East Africa. He teaches people how to sustainably farm, bee keeping, and tilapia farming. Brett chats with Luis about faith, and the races he puts on around Mount Kilimanjaro trails. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Brett Harrison Contact Info: https://www.redknotdevelopment.org redknotsafari.com https://www.kilimanjarotrail.com https://www.kilitrails.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
5/3/20211 hour, 25 minutes, 5 seconds
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153: The Jester Edwin Ettinghausen Shows Us the Human Potential

“Everyone has their own reasons why they run but for me, I like being around people. I love sharing miles with people.” Edwin Ettinghausen likes to run, a lot! He has completed close to 200 one hundred mile races. Edwin chats with Luis about his love of running, his future goals, why he wears a jester costume, and his struggles with depression. Edwin helps Luis make an important decision about the upcoming Born To Run Ultramarathon. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. SQUIRREL'S NUT BUTTER https://squirrelsnutbutter.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Edwin Ettinghausen Contact Info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/runningwiththejester/ FB: https://www.facebook.com/groups/RunJesterRun Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
4/26/20211 hour, 37 minutes, 42 seconds
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152: Happy Trails with Max King and Sebastian Salsbury

“I feel honored to get to run with Sebastian, like knowing what this kid is going to do in the future ... I’m in the presence of greatness.” Max King is an ultrarunner and outdoorsman. He talks about his running camp, Bend OR., coaching Sebastian, and jorts. Sebastian Salsbury is a 15 year old trail runner. Hear how he got his start running. Hear about Santa Barbara 9 Trails, Western States 100, Black Canyon 100k, Grand Canyon Rim to Rim and more. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. Squirrel’s Nut Butter https://squirrelsnutbutter.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Max King contact Info: Maxkingtrc.com IG: @maxkingor Strava: Max King Sebastian Salsbury contact info: IG: @Sebrunsfar Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
4/19/20211 hour, 38 minutes, 54 seconds
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151: Chris Thornley Gets Squirrely on the Rapids

"So the rapids makes you feel more vulnerable, which seems to open you up in a different way.” Chris Thornley is the Founder/Owner of Squirrel’s Nut Butter. He grew up in Cool CA. Talks about his love of Western States 100 and his role at the river crossing at that race. Chris shares his experiences rafting the Colorado River solo. Hear how he began his running and started his company. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. Squirrel’s Nut Butter https://squirrelsnutbutter.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Chris Thornley Contact Info: [email protected] IG:  @squirrels_nut_butter FB:  @SquirrelsNutButter Twitter:  @SquirrelsNutBut www.squirrelsnutbutter.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
4/12/20211 hour, 42 minutes, 30 seconds
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150: Ten Junk Miles Scotty Kummer Shares His Wisdom

“I don’t make shows to get fans, I make the kind of show that the fans that I want would like.” Scotty Kummer is the founder and host of Ten Junk Miles Podcast. Hear how Scotty got started podcasting, listen to his tips of being a good podcaster, his struggles with addiction and hear about races he is the race director for. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. XOSKIN show code: Roaddog Listeners get a special 20% off at https://www.xoskin.us HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Scotty Kummer Contact Info: Ten Junk Miles on Apple Podcasts Scott W. Kummer on Facebook @scottykummer on Twitter @scottywk2 on Instagram [email protected] Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
4/5/20211 hour, 59 minutes, 41 seconds
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149: Beer on the Road Dog Podcast with Clint Welch and Jack Rosenfeld

“You don’t start recording until you crack open the third beer, cause that’s when the good conversation starts.” Luis hangs out with Clint Welch and Jack Rosenfeld from Beer On The Run Podcast and drinks beers and swaps stories. Hear how they started Beer On The Run podcast, preferences between drinking out of a can or bottle, Rocky Mountain Oysters, and their first beer experience. Also listen to them chat about iconic races like the Hurt 100, Western States, Santa Barbara 9 Trails, Badwater 135, Plain 100, Born To Run Ultramarathon and many more. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. Squirrel’s Nut Butter HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Coppercanyons.com Jack Rosenfeld Contact Info: Personal socials: @JMRosenfeld on Twitter and Insta Beer on the Run: @BeerOnTheRun on Twitter and @BeerOnTheRunPod on Insta. Website: beerontherun.libsyn.com Clint Welch Contact info: Email: [email protected] Instagram: @clintlikesbeer Twitter: @clintlikesbeer Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
3/29/20212 hours, 17 minutes, 10 seconds
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148: Mara Klassen Lives a Life of Significance

“So we moved from a life of success in business to wanting a life of significance where we could impact other people.” Mara Klassen sees herself as a professional volunteer. Hear why she loves running an aid station and serving people, how she battled weight loss, why she donates time and money to Compassion International, and hear her journey from being overweight to becoming a runner. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020  Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Greenhorn Ranch Trail Run  Mara Klassen Contact Info: Compassion International: https://www.compassion.com/ Instagram FB: https://www.facebook.com/maraklassen/ Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
3/22/20211 hour, 29 minutes, 14 seconds
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147: Lia Ditton Row, Row, Rows Her Boat

“So I’m looking at 5 ½ thousand to 6 thousand miles of rowing. 6 month journey at sea.” Lia Ditton is a professional sailor, ocean rower, motivational speaker and conceptual artist. She is the World Record holder rowing from San Francisco to Hawaii in just 86 days. Lia describes her training and future goal of rowing over 5,000 miles from Japan to San Francisco. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Coppercanyons.com Lia Ditton Contact Info: Patreon: patreon.com/rowliarow IG: https://www.instagram.com/rowliarow/ FB: https://www.facebook.com/rowliarow Twitter: https://twitter.com/rowliarow Graham Kelly Contact Info: [email protected] Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
3/15/20211 hour, 28 minutes, 29 seconds
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146: UltraSignup History and Future

“All I thought about was working on the website and subsequently my running suffered.” Learn how Mark Gilligan created UltraSignup.com, how the idea for the ranking system came into existence, and who he just sold it to. Listen to Luis chat with the new owners Jay Kelley and David Callahan and hear about some new plans for the website like adding a blog and a forum. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Ultrasignup.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
3/8/20211 hour, 27 minutes, 2 seconds
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145: Kara Lubin and the 100 Mile Club

“The 100 mile concept was really cooking down a number into doable chunks.” Kara Lubin is the CEO/founder of the 100 Mile Club. The 100 Mile Club presents students with a straightforward challenge: run, jog, or walk 100 Miles over the course of the school year. Hear how Kara started this organization and how it grew to 5,100 schools across the nation. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Kara Lubin Contact Info: https://100mileclub.com/welcome/ Donate to 100 Mile Club here: https://100mileclub.com/giving/ Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
3/1/20211 hour, 24 minutes, 33 seconds
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144: Thomas Reiss Shows His True Punk Rock Nature

“I drank like a couple cups of beer, and it totally helped me get out of the hole and had a great race. Best 100 miler I ever ran.” Thomas Reiss is a German born runner, punk rock musician and Owner, Kraftwerk Design Inc. Thomas shares his story of growing up in the punk rock scene in Germany and how he fell into running. Hear tales from iconic races like Nine Trails, Tahoe Rim Trail, Snowman Race and many more. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Snowmanrace.org Coppercanyons.com Thomas Reiss Contact Info: Thomas Instagram Thomas Linkedin Thomas Facebook Kraftwerk Design Inc Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
2/22/20211 hour, 57 minutes, 22 seconds
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143: Jeffrey Stern Taking Down FKTs and Hunting Golden Tickets

“There’s something pretty cool about running home I think that just draws you in and makes you want to move faster.” Jeffrey Stern is an elite runner, dog lover and a High School cross country coach. Recently ran a FKT on the Backbone Trail and the Los Padres Traverse. Details his experience running against a stacked field at the Santa Barbara 9 Nine Trails, his relationship with Chris Andrews, the upcoming Black Canyon, and Western States. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Jeffrey Stern Contact Info: Website: https://www.uponward.com IG: https://www.instagram.com/uponward/ Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
2/15/20211 hour, 36 minutes, 49 seconds
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142: Guillaume Arthus Loves to Run and Explore Stuff

“The sport is called trail running. It’s not called trail racing. So let’s go on the trails and find stuff.” Guillaume Arthus is a French ultra-distance trail runner, explorer and video maker who has run all over the world including the Grand Canyon and Barkley Marathons. Hear his story of crossing the Alps and the making of his documentary Via Alpina. the Grand Canyon, Barkley Marathons. Find out what M.E.A.N. stands for. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Guillaume Arthus Contact Info: Website: runnexplorer.com IG: https://www.instagram.com/runnexplorer/ FB: https://www.facebook.com/runnexplorer/ Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
2/8/20211 hour, 33 minutes, 13 seconds
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141: Tyler Tomasello Photographs His Way Through Life

“Pretty much every protest that has happened in the last 4 years, I was there.” Tyler Tomasello is a runner and a photo journalist who was in Washington DC for the Biden inauguration. Hear why capturing moments through photography is important. Tyler also chats with Luis about being inspired to run long distances after reading the book Born To Run. He shares a harrowing experience at the Copper Canyons, and what it was like to be in Afghanistan with the Free to Run group. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Tyler Tomasello Contact Info: Website: https://www.tylertomasello.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tylertomasellophoto IG: https://www.instagram.com/tytomasello/ Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
2/1/20211 hour, 20 minutes, 59 seconds
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140: Drinking Beer and Coaching Football with Mike and Tammy Hartman

“And so if you’ve been coaching for 3 years, you don’t have enough experience. You haven’t seen enough weird stuff.” Mike and Tammy Hartman are High School teachers and coaches. They discuss what it’s like to be a teacher and what it takes to be a High School athlete and a coach. Hear about Mike’s near death experience when he suffered a heart attack at 32 and how he got started running.  Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2.Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
1/25/20212 hours, 10 minutes, 20 seconds
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139: Chris Clemens Is Living it up in Thailand

“I knew I didn’t want the quintessential American Dream, white picket fence, C-level job and retirement.” Chris Clemens is a distance runner and world traveler who joins Luis from Thailand. He shares his love of McDonalds, Rotary Clubs, and how he got started running. Chris also chats about life in Thailand and some of his upcoming goals. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Coppercanyons.com Chris Clemens Contact Info: www.ChrisTarzanClemens.com IG: https://www.instagram.com/christarzanclemens/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/christopher.j.clemens.3 YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/christarzanclemens Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
1/18/20211 hour, 6 minutes, 15 seconds
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138: History Trail Trekking with the Forlorn Hope Expedition

“It dawned on us that what we were doing was combining two of our loves and passions, history and trail running.” Tim Twietmeyer, Elke Reimer, Jennifer Hemmen, and Bob Crowley make up the group known as the Forlorn Hope Expedition Team. Hear the history and the experiences of retracing this historical trek 100 miles from Donner Lake to Johnson’s Ranch across the winter wilderness of the Sierra. Learn about the Donner Party and the Forlorn Hope and the conditions and obstacles they had to overcome. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Coppercanyons.com Forlorn Hope Expedition Contact Info: Website: Forlornhope.org FB: https://www.facebook.com/groups/371977447411728 IG: https://www.instagram.com/forlornhopeparty/ Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Episode 38 Photo: KEITH SUTTER PHOTOGRAPHY http://www.sutterphoto.com Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
1/11/20211 hour, 48 minutes, 43 seconds
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137: Camille Herron is Positively Running Past Her Goals

“If I’m going for anything big, I’ve learned to hone that positive energy.” Camille Herron is American ultramarathon runner and Guinness Book World Record holder for running a marathon in a superhero costume. She is known for running with her hair down, eating tacos and having a positive attitude. Camille talks about her goal to win Western States 2021. Just won JFK 50. Comrades Marathon. She shares her running and recovery tips. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Camille Herron Contact Info: https://twitter.com/runcamille https://www.instagram.com/runcamille https://www.runwithcamille.com http://www.camilleherron.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
1/4/20211 hour, 35 minutes, 6 seconds
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136: John Vanderpot Is The Man Who Makes Slow Respectable

“I think of myself as the patron saint of the back of the pack.” John Vanderpot Has More DNFs Than Most People Have Starts. John has completed 238 races in a 10 year span. Learn how he moved from wrestling to running long distances, his life as a high school English teacher, stories from the Born To Run Ultramarathon, and his like and dislikes about races. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
12/28/20201 hour, 54 minutes, 41 seconds
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135: Alan and Bev Abbs Are a Distance Powerhouse

“If you want to do a race like that, you need to be in the best shape of your life when you get in and then you need to be like even in the bester shape of your life.” Alan Abbs and Beverley Abbs are well accomplished distance runners. While drinking beer, they discuss their experiences with the Barkley Marathons, Heart of the South race, Eco Challenge races, Plain 100, VolState Road Race and more. Clint Welch co-hosts this episode. Also hear how the trail/race community is handling Covid-19.  Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/ Allwedoisrun.com Alan Abbs Contact Info: Twitter: @alanabbs Beverly Abbs Contact Info: Twitter: @bevlikeabbs IG: @bevruns FB: https://www.facebook.com/beverley.andersonabbs Clint Welch Contact Info: Email: [email protected] IG & Twitter: @clintlikesbeer FB: Clint Welch Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
12/21/20201 hour, 57 minutes, 3 seconds
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134: Nancy Hobbs Runs Us Through The American Trail Running Association

“One thing I will say with the trail and mountain running family, it is that. It’s a family. It’s very welcoming and safe space.” Nancy Hobbs is the Executive Director of the American Trail Running Association (ATRA). Learn how she got started in running, what trails she runs in Colorado, how ATRA started, and her love for baking. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddoglistener Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com   DRYMAX show code: Roaddog2020 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.drymaxsports.com/products/   Allwedoisrun.com   Nancy Hobbs Contact Info: [email protected] [email protected] Trailrunner.com YouTube Channel Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
12/14/20201 hour, 30 minutes, 25 seconds
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133: Martin Hernandez Runs Through His Career and His Socks

“I’ll go through magazines and if I see somebody wearing our socks I’ll reach out or if I see somebody that’s had a bad experience, I feel like I can help.” Martin Hernandez is an accomplished distance runner from the California Central Coast. He is the Speciality Sales Manager at Drymax Sports. In this episode, Luis and Martin talk about small town life on the California Central Coast. Martin shares stories about his high school and college cross country career. He talks about his time running with the Asics Aggies in San Luis Obispo and the importance of coaches and their impact on an athletes post competition life. Luis and Martin talk in-depth about quality performance socks and the Drymax Sport company. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. Allwedoisrun.com (Sponsor) Martin Hernandez Contact Info:  [email protected] https://www.drymaxsports.com/ https://www.instagram.com/drymaxsocks/ Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
12/7/202053 minutes, 35 seconds
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132: Chris Andrews and Gabe Zavala Smoking the Trails

“Cannabis for me, I’ll use it before I run and after I run for recovery. I’m not opposed to using CBD for recovery and THC for mental health.” Chris Andrews is an architectural engineering student at Cal Poly, an eagle scout and a bad ass trail runner. Talks about dealing with depression and setting the FKT Los Padres Traverse. Gabriel Zavala is a former glass blower and current trail runner. He is also cannabis lover. Hear his philosophy on using cannabis before and after runs. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. Allwedoisrun.com (Sponsor) Gabriel Zavala Contact Info: FB: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2943199429139602/user/1456482011 Chris Andrews Contact info: IG: https://www.instagram.com/chrisandrews._/ Email: [email protected] Snapchat: @chrisandrewsss Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com  
11/30/20201 hour, 56 minutes, 4 seconds
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131: Josue Hernandez Belts Out His Story

“Yo soy para el pueblo. I’m for the people. That’s why god gave me this opportunity to sing and give myself and give what he gave me to the people.” Josue Hernandez is a prolific soloist who performs mariachi and other forms of Mexican music. Learn about the rich history and difference between Mariachi, Banda, and Norteño music. Hear how Josue has turned to biking to stay fit, and his appliance repair business. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. Allwedoisrun.com (Sponsor) Josue Hernandez Contact Info: Hernandez Appliance (805) 478-6528 IG: @Josuehernandezoffical Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
11/23/20201 hour, 42 minutes, 26 seconds
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130: Rob DeCou Keeps Moving Forward to Complete the Uberman Triathlon

“Once you make the decision not to stop, there’s really just one thing to do, and that’s to go forward.” Rob DeCou is the Executive Producer and Co-Founder at Lux Virtual. He is also a ultra-endurance athlete. In this episode, Luis chats with Rob about his experience completing the grueling Uberman Triathlon. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. Allwedoisrun.com Rob DeCou Contact Info: E-mail – [email protected] Website – gorobgo.org Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/rob.decou.1/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/gorobgo_org/ Linked In - https://www.linkedin.com/in/robertdecou/ Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC- NXgoUWikEQjjlzKtj5U2Q? hope61.org Uberman Triathlon - uberman1.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com  
11/16/20201 hour, 4 minutes, 24 seconds
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129: Danny George’s Backyard Music Jam

“Oh my god! This is like a little speak easy night club back here.” Danny George is one of the founders of The Old Town Market Backroom Jam. Danny is a longtime Orcutt resident, landscaper, and sometimes beautifier of public spaces in Orcutt, CA. Join Luis as he jams along with local musicians and learns a little history and maybe a few new chords on guitar. ADAM LOPEZ ZOOM CALL LINK: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8420553231 Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. Allwedoisrun.com (Sponsor) Danny George Contact Info: FB: Danny George Landscaping Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
11/9/20201 hour, 19 minutes, 2 seconds
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128: Adam Lopez Vol.1 The Love We Were Born

“What makes one song different from the next is usually in the melody and I find melody in words.” Adam Lopez is an American roots musician who lives in Nashville. Hear how Adam got his start in music, how running inspires songs, and who are his biggest musical influences. Adam shares his latest album with Luis entitled Vol. 1 The Love We Were Born. Songs heard on this episode include Honest Man, The Love We Were Born, The Architects Of Oppression, Hello Stranger, Lightening, Suicide Doors, The Loony Tune, One Week In April, and Free Love. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2.Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. Allwedoisrun.com (sponsor) Adam Lopez Contact Info: Adamlopezmusic.com IG: @adamlopezguitar Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
11/2/20201 hour, 38 minutes, 26 seconds
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127: Samantha O’Brien Walks Us Through A Shelter

“My mask would be off, tongues would be in my mouth, I mean they don’t care about social distancing or any of that.” Samantha O’Brien works at the San Diego Humane Society. Hear why some dogs end up in a shelter, stories about senior dogs, and organizations that are doing good. Patrick Sweeney runs us through an experience of running with donkeys at an organized race. Recorded live in San Bernardino County at a nudist resort. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddog2020 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com COROS (Sponsor) https://www.coros.com Samantha O’Brien Contact Info: San Diego Humane Society www.sdhumane.org Frosted Faces www.frostedfacesfoundation.org The Animal Pad www.theanimalpad.org Patrick Sweeney Contact Info: IG: @Sweeneydoes http://www.packburroracing.com/index.shtml Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
10/26/20201 hour, 4 minutes, 52 seconds
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126: Jon Sabes Turns the Tables on Luis Escobar

“I guess that’s the fun of it because there’s no end. There’s never a perfect race, you’re never finished.” Jon Sabes becomes the interviewer in this Episode. Jon is the Chief Executive Officer at FOXO BioScience. Recorded at Telescope Peek in Death Valley, Jon interviews Luis Escobar. They chat about the beginnings of the Road Dog Podcast, Western States 100, Born To Run, the influence of the Tarahumara Indians, Badwater Ultramarathon, and many more races. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddog2020 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com Jon Sabes Contact Info: Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jon-sabes-14368257/ Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
10/19/20201 hour, 6 minutes, 30 seconds
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125: Life and Death with Badwater Ben Jones

“I’ve seen a little of everything, by the way, I don’t know what I haven’t seen in the way of somebody dying.” Badwater Ben Jones is a retired medical Dr. born in 1932. Ben has birthed more than 1,000 babies, performed 2,000 autopsies, and run 133 marathons. Also known as the Mayor of Badwater, he is a three-time Badwater Ultramarathon finisher, husband to fellow Badwater luminary Denise Jones, and was Lone Pine’s MD and autopsy-er for half a century. Hear historic stories and unfortunate tales from the basin of Badwater to the top of Mt. Whitney as Luis discusses this iconic race with Ben. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on.   HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddog2020 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com   Badwater Ben Jones Contact Info: [email protected] Personal Number (760) 937-8219 Ben's Facebook Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
10/12/20201 hour, 17 minutes, 18 seconds
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124: Western States Folklore from Mo Bartley and Sean Garbutt

“Dirt makes me happy. You know, sweat and dirt and having fun, you feel like a kid again.” Mo Bartley is a 5-time Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run finisher and the Fleet Feet Sacramento Trail Coach. Sean Garbutt is the Training Programs Director at Fleet Feet. Connecting athletes to coaches. In this episode, Luis sits down with them in the historic flagship Fleet Feet store in Sacramento, CA. They discuss the history of Fleet Feet and why you should go into a store to get fitted. They chat about the Fleet Feet trail program and reasons runners fail. Hear stories from the Western States 100 and best tips and practices for finishing. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. Sponsor: Fleet Feet  Fleet Feet Sacramento has served the running community for over 45 years, providing gear and coaching for athletes of all levels on the roads and trails. At the helm of Fleet Feet's Trail Heads group training program, Coach Mo Bartley introduces new trail runners to legendary trails in the Auburn, CA area. Learn more about Trail Heads here. Sean Garbutt Contact Info: Instagram: @sean_garbutt Fleet Feet Sacramento Instagram: @fleetfeetsac Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
10/5/20201 hour, 37 minutes, 12 seconds
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123: Billy Barnett Reminisces His Born To Run Experience

“The first time you finish an ultra, it’s kind of like a life changing event in your life, it’s like a right of passage.” Billy Barnett is a special education teacher in Hawaii and was the featured runner on the cover of the Born To Run book by Christopher McDougall. Billy discusses how he got into running, his adventures from Born To Run, running the trails in Hawaii, and the current state of education during Covid. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddog2020 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com Billy Barnett Contact Info: [email protected] Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
9/28/20201 hour, 1 minute, 28 seconds
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122: It’s Gonna Get Ugly with Rob DeCou

“It’s not gonna be pretty and it’s not gonna be fast, but it’s gonna get done.” Rob DeCou is the Executive Producer and Co-Founder at Lux Virtual. He is also a ultra-endurance athlete. In this episode, Luis chats with Rob about how he got into endurance sports, doing 50 hours of non-stop aerobics, biking the Ride Across America, and his preparation for the Uberman Triathlon. Rob also discusses Raising money for causes like human trafficking, brain cancer research and Polio. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. Rob DeCou Contact Info: E-mail – [email protected] Website – gorobgo.org Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/rob.decou.1/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/gorobgo_org/ Linked In - https://www.linkedin.com/in/robertdecou/ Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC- NXgoUWikEQjjlzKtj5U2Q? Uberman Triathlon - uberman1.com Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
9/21/20201 hour, 28 minutes, 7 seconds
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121: Kim Strom Beats Cancer to the Finish Line

“My job had been to basically be a bouncing ponytail…and now I’m bald and my body doesn’t work so well.” Kim Strom is a runner, photographer, writer and cancer survivor. Kim sits down with Luis and talks about how she ended up moving to Europe from Chicago, how she started running, mapping out trails in the Swiss Alps, moving to California and how she battled cancer and won. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. COROS (Sponsor) https://www.coros.com Photo by Dan Patitucci- patitucciphoto.com Mission Hope Cancer Center Kim Strom Contact Info: WEB: kimstrom.com / alpsinsight.com / elevation.alpsinsight.com / patitucciphoto.com IG&FB: @kimberly.strom @alpsinsight.com @patitucciphoto Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
9/14/20201 hour, 4 minutes, 59 seconds
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120: Uncomfortable But Necessary Conversation with Ben Chan

“I’m tired of having this conversation, I’m tired of seeing these images, I’m tired of the pain and the trauma.” Ben Chan sits down with Luis and talks about his experience growing up in New York an American born Chinese and the racism he encountered. Luis and Ben have the hard conversation of what diversity and inclusion actually looks like. Ben shares his experience of donating a kidney, donating his NY Marathon medal, GVRAT, why his race team withdrew from CRAW, BLM, and finding HBCUs Outside. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. Ben Chan Contact Info: Instagram: @malerunner FB: https://www.facebook.com/UppityChinaman/ HBCUs Outside FB: https://www.facebook.com/HBCUsOutside/ Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
9/7/20201 hour, 21 minutes, 2 seconds
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119: Doc Oliver Kicks You In The Chest With His Music

“I’m not gonna change who I am or the songs I write for anybody. You either like it or you don’t.” Doc Oliver is a poet with a guitar whose music can be heard on iTunes, Soundcloud, Spotify, Pandora, and Amazon to name a few. Luis sits down with Doc in his garage in Orcutt California and talks about how he got started playing music, his life as a medic in the Navy, being a parent and what guitar he uses.  Live Songs Played on the Road Dog Podcast by Doc Oliver in order are All and All, Too Far Gone, Couldn't Wait, and Walk Him Home. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddog2020 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com Doc Oliver Contact Info: iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/artist/doc-oliver/179331354 Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/docolivermusic Pandora: https://www.pandora.com/artist/doc-oliver/ARZglxqcJj6pz4X FB: https://www.facebook.com/events/vino-et-amicis/doc-oliver-live-music/533472147471700/ Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/6nWGHVg4gWQcJRGiAzOROi Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
8/31/20201 hour, 40 minutes, 1 second
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118: Katie’s Long Run Home

“We had a good look at my feet and it was pretty grim. My heels had pretty much disintegrated.” Katie Hall ran 180 miles through the Great Glen Way in Scotland over 5 days carrying all of her own supplies to raise money for the cancer center that had supported her mother. Hear Katie describe her journey and the people who helped her along the way like Sam Howland. Hear Luis butcher the names of Scottish towns. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. COROS (Sponsor) https://www.coros.com HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddog2020 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com Katie Hall Contact Info: Instagram: riotstar_98 Facebook: katie.hall.163 Ayrshire Cancer Support: https://www.ayrshirecs.org Sam Howland https://www.ridleytreecc.org/cancer-center Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
8/24/20201 hour, 11 minutes, 17 seconds
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117: Saving Animals With The Santa Maria Animal Shelter

I’m like, “what’s in this?” I open it. It’s a mattress, a porno mag and rooster cages.” Stacy Silva is the Emergency Manager for County of Santa Barbara and Geoff Clinton is the Supervising Animal Control Officer for Santa Barbara County Animal Services. Luis chats with them at the Santa Maria Animal Center about adoption, community, fireworks, running with dogs, and what you can do to help. Hear some crazy animal stories about a mountain lion, a skunk, lost dogs, and breaking up a cock fight. Luis is also on hand to witness the saving of some newborn kittens who were recently abandoned on the doorstep. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. Stacy Silva & Geoff Clinton Contact Info: Sbcanimalservices.org Readysbc.org Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
8/17/20202 hours, 6 minutes, 48 seconds
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116: Brian Frank Drops the Hammer on Nutrition

“I would say oatmeal is the number one worst breakfast you could have on race day.” Brian Frank is the owner/founder of Hammer Nutrition based in Whitefish Montana. In this episode, Luis and Brian talk about how Hammer Nutrition was born, the “Less is best” philosophy, what to do about nutrition on race day and the difference between water drinkers and drink drinkers. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on.   COROS (Sponsor) https://www.coros.com   HAMMER NUTRITION show code: Roaddog2020 Listeners get a special 15% off at https://www.hammernutrition.com Brian Frank Contact Info: https://www.hammernutrition.com 5 Secrets Of Success (Free Download) Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
8/10/20201 hour, 16 minutes, 41 seconds
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115: Franklin Ruona Busts into San Quintin 1000 Mile Club

“We’ve had some guys who’ve run over 20,000 miles.” Frank Ruona has been coaching inmates to run marathons for over 15 years. Frank is a seasoned marathon runner and run club coach that has discovered his efforts with coaching inmates has had the power to transform the lives of those prisoners even from behind bars. The simple act of helping inmates set goals and work hard to achieve them has developed focus, discipline, dedication, and consistency in the lives of these inmates. Frank doesn’t view inmates as disposable people and has helped foster real personal growth for the men he coaches. The structure and guidance he provides is something many of the inmates are getting for the first time in their lives. He is seeing first hand the power the sport of running has to truly transform lives and now he’s helping demonstrate to other prisons the power that running can have in an individual’s life. Luis and Franklin discuss this transformation and Franklin’s running career. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on.   COROS (Sponsor) https://www.coros.com   Franklin Ruona Contact Info: http://www.1000mileclub.com/ https://www.tamalparunners.org 26.2 To Life: The San Quintin Prison Marathon [email protected] (personal email)   Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com   Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
8/3/20201 hour, 20 minutes, 56 seconds
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114 Part 2: Kyle Curtin Reflecting Back on his Tahoe Rim Trail Run

“Okay 6 miles to the next trail crossing with 2700 feet of up and 1900 feet of down….Holy cow that’s a brutal way to end this thing!” Kyle Curtin is an ultra-runner focused on mountain adventures, although he enjoys skiing, biking, and hiking as ways of getting to the great outdoors too. He started running 100 mile races in 2012 with the Ozarks in Missouri, but his graduation to more serious adventuring began after getting out of the Army in 2015 with a thru hike of the Appalachian Trail with his recently retired father. In this episode, Luis catches up with Kyle a week after breaking the unsupported Tahoe Rim Trail FKT. They discuss tactics and lye shares his point of view. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. Kyle Curtin Contact Info: Kyle's Instagram Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
7/27/20201 hour
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114 Part 1: Live with Kyle Curtin Attempting the FKT Tahoe Rim Trail

“I’m really hoping to just enjoy the first 30 something miles…and not blow up.” Kyle Curtin is an ultra-runner focused on mountain adventures, although he enjoys skiing, biking, and hiking as ways of getting to the great outdoors too. He started running 100 mile races in 2012 with the Ozarks in Missouri, but his graduation to more serious adventuring began after getting out of the Army in 2015 with a thru hike of the Appalachian Trail with his recently retired father. In this episode, Luis is at the start point of the Tahoe Rim Trail with Kyle and meets up with him at various stages to document the occasion. Luis is there to witness Kyle come across the finish line. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. Kyle Curtin Contact Info: Kyle's Instagram Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
7/20/202050 minutes, 8 seconds
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113: Filip Keuppens Gets In A Pickle

“I guess it’s like full contact fartleks for me.” Filip Keuppens is a former U.S. Army Soldier, professional mogul skier, Olympic rugby player, and the vice president of global sales and marketing for the Pickle Juice Company. Pickle Juice is a sports drink that eliminates muscle cramping and dehydration. Luis and Filip discuss the rules of Rugby, muscle cramping, the benefits of Pickle Juice, and the wild fun times at the Born To Run Ultramarathon. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. Filip Keuppens Contact Info: Picklepower.com (website) https://www.instagram.com/picklejuice/ (Instagram) https://www.facebook.com/picklejuicesports (FB) Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Born To Run Ultramarathon Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
7/13/202057 minutes, 17 seconds
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112: Running Activism with Jordan Marie Bring Three White Horses Daniel

“You are meant to be here. You are worthy and you have a whole line of ancestors and family that fought and died for you to be here today.” Jordan is a citizen of the Kul Wicasa Oyate (Lower Brule Sioux Tribe) as well as a passionate advocate for Indian Country and all people. She is nationally known for her advocacy and grassroots organization for anti-pipelines/climate justice efforts, change the name/not your mascot, the epidemic and crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous women (MMIW), and Native youth initiatives. She is the founder of Rising Hearts, the cofounder of DC ReInvest Coalition, is on the Board of Directors with the PowerShift Network and Lab29, and is an Outreach and Project Manager with UCLA, in Los Angeles, homelands to the Tongva people. Jordan was awarded the NCAIED Native American 40 Under 40 in 2018. She’s using her running platform of 21 years to help raise awareness and bring justice to missing and murdered Indigenous relatives and their families. Jordan is consulting on documentaries as an Indigenous advocate and Impact Producer, and is consulting to develop social media to protect sacred lands and support Indigenous folk. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on.   Jordan Marie Brings Three White Horses Daniel Contact Info:  [email protected] (email) @nativein_la & @rising_hearts (Instagram) @_NativeInLA & @_RisingHearts / @Native Perspective & @Rising Hearts (Twitter) Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com  Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
7/6/20201 hour, 15 minutes, 47 seconds
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111: The Pursuit of Hoppiness with Peter Maksimow & Sage Canaday

“We have not run together but we have drank together.” Peter Maksimow & Sage Canaday are elite trail runners who ran for the US Mountain Running Team and are beer connoisseurs. Luis drinks beer with them and discuss all types of brewing processes and running on trails. Recorded at the Stanley Hotel. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. Peter Maksimow Contact Info:  Trailrunner.com Instagram @atratrailrunner (Twitter) Sage Canaday Contact Info:  VO2 Max Productions (YouTube Channel) Sage Running (coaching site) Instagram @sagecanaday (Twitter) Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
6/29/20201 hour, 7 minutes, 54 seconds
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110: Vic Thasiah Runs Us Through Public Lands

“If all runners are important to us and their safety is important to us, we all have to become anti-racist.” Vic Thasiah is the founder and executive director of Runners For Public Lands which is a nonprofit environmental organization committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in its conservation work and environmental advocacy. Luis and Vic discuss how they got into trail running, tennis, the birth of Runners For Public Lands, how to become environmentally conscious, and diversity and inclusion in the running community. Don't forget to subscribe and help by becoming a Patron! Become a Road Dog Podcast Patron! Vic Thasiah Contact Info:  ​[email protected] (email) runnersforpubliclands.org (website) @runners4publiclands (Instagram) Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
6/22/20201 hour, 9 minutes, 13 seconds
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109: Kyle Robidoux Has Vision

“I’m running with anywhere from 5 to 6 sighted guides for a 100 mile race.” Kyle Robidoux is a visually impaired runner, local beer enthusiast who has worked tirelessly to ensure he is not defined by the boundaries that others place on him and his vision. Kyle has completed over 25 marathons and ultra marathons including three 100-mile races. Luis and Kyle discuss training for marathons, ultra runs like Western States and Badwater, beer, United In Stride, and running with a guide. Support Road Dog Podcast by: 1. Joining the Patreon Community: https://www.patreon.com/roaddogpodcast 2. Subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you listen on. Kyle Robidoux Contact Info:  Kylerobidoux.com (website) Unitedinstride.com Blindbeerrunner (Instagram) Kylrrrobidoux (Twitter) [email protected] (email) Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
6/15/20201 hour, 2 minutes, 54 seconds
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108: Dream Big With Matthew Chapman

“I think one of my biggest qualities is that I’m a dreamer.” Matthew Chapman is an international athlete and founding partner and founding member and International Engagement Director of the Snowman Race Board. Matt uses his running as relaxation against his entrepreneurial life. His global business interests are multi-faceted across HR, hospitality and technology. Matt is founder and chairman of ChapmanCG, the world's largest HR search firm. He also founded Chapman Ventures to create the world’s main HR centric ecosystem and to make early stage investments in global HR technology ideas. Matt and Luis discuss how he got into running ultras and being a successful entrepreneur. Don't forget to subscribe to the show! Matthew Chapman Contact Info:  ChapmanCG  Eco Resort Island New Zealand Farm LinkedIn: Matthew R Chapman Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
6/8/20201 hour, 15 minutes, 26 seconds
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107: Go for the Gold with Billy Mills

“I ate the candy bar and the candy bar won the gold medal for me.” Billy Mills aka Tamakoce Te'Hila is the 1964 Tokyo Olympics gold medalist in the 10,000 meter run. Luis and Billy talk about winning that gold medal, running in high school and beyond, the impact of running coaches, Billy’s time as a Marine, the American Indian experience, and Running Strong for American Indian Youth. Hear Billy impart some inspirational Lakota wisdom like, “It takes a dream to heal broken wings.” Luis also chats with Scott Little from Fox River sock company and how they have teamed up with Billy Mills to further his vision for the future. Don't forget to subscribe to the show! GUEST Contact Info:  Billy Mills Running Strong for American Indian Youth website Scott Little Fox River website Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
5/25/202052 minutes, 13 seconds
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106: Go Beyond The Book With Christopher McDougall

“Something I should’ve said no to, I said yes to instead.” Christopher McDougall is a is an American author and journalist who most famously wrote Born To Run. Luis and Christopher share stories from the book and go beyond the pages. Christopher shares his journey from rowing boats in Philadelphia, to training a donkey to run as described in his new book Running With Sherman. Don't forget to subscribe to the show! Christopher McDougall Contact Info:  Twitter: @chrismcdougall Instagram: @chrismcdougallauthor Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com   Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
5/18/20201 hour, 5 minutes, 10 seconds
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105: Finding The Flow With Barefoot Ted McDonald

“Live your life in the moment. Don’t forget to do that. Every time you lose your mind, just remember that and you’re back.” Barefoot Ted McDonald is the owner of Luna Sandals and pivotal character in the book Born To Run. Luis and Ted share stories growing up in the surf and skate culture of California, running long distances, being a part of the Born To Run experience, making Luna Sandals, and finding Zen and flow within your life. Don't forget to subscribe to the show! Barefoot Ted McDonald Contact Info:  barefootted.com lunasandals.com IG: barefoot_ted Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
5/11/20201 hour, 18 minutes, 16 seconds
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104: The Struggle Is Real With Charlie Engle

“Who you really are at your core, isn’t revealed until everything falls apart.” Charlie Engle is a writer, runner and recovering addict. Luis and Charlie reconnect and discuss Charlie’s struggle with addiction and his time in prison. Charlie describes his technique for running in place as he copes with Coronavirus / Covid-19. Charlie has the ability to use adversity for good. Charlie also shares information about his current global running project, 5.8. Don't forget to subscribe to the show! Charlie Engle Contact Info:  http://www.charlieengle.com/ https://water.org/ https://www.green.org Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com  Extra Links: Trail Talk with Luis and Charlie https://www.coros.com/ Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
5/4/20201 hour, 8 minutes, 19 seconds
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103: Dorji Dhradhul Arranges Your Trip Through Bhutan

“The ultimate aim is to get happiness for myself and everyone else.” Dorji Dhradhul is the Director General of the Tourism Council of Bhutan. He served as Dzongda (Governor) of Gasa district for almost four years and has worked in various capacities in the fields of agriculture research, policy and development. Mr. Dhradhul was also the founding Director of the Department of Agriculture Marketing and Cooperatives and the founding Registrar of Cooperatives in Bhutan. He published a number of articles on subjects of contemporary relevance in the National newspaper, including a novel title Escapades: Awakenings. In addition, Mr. Dhradhul is a Desuup (Guardians of Peace and Harmony), a voluntary service emanated from the Golden Throne. In this episode, Luis and Dorji talk about travel in the Kingdom of Bhutan, climate change and the 300km Snowman Race trail run. Dorji answers common tourist questions including arranging your trip, exciting destinations, attractions and activities. Dorji also describes the basic Bhutanese governmental structure and the concept of a Democratic Monarchy. Dorji talks about Inaugural Snowman Race and the importance of Gross National Happiness. Don't forget to subscribe to the show! Dorji Dhradhul Contact Info:  [email protected] www.bhutan.travel Snowman Race Website Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
4/27/20201 hour, 4 minutes, 34 seconds
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102: Ian O’Sullivan Shares Insights Into Bhutan And The Snowman Race

“It changes your life because it’s so epic in scope and nature.” Luis Escobar talks with Ian O’Sullivan, International Director of Communications for the 2020 300km Snowman Race held in the Kingdom of Bhutan. Luis and Ian share stories of travel throughout the Kingdom of Bhutan, the Tour of the Dragon bicycle race and the Snowman Race. Don't forget to subscribe to the show! Ian O’Sullivan Contact Info:  [email protected] Ian Instagram Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Luis Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com
4/20/202045 minutes, 43 seconds
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101: Dean Karnazes Goes the Distance in Ultra Running

“100 miles is like the new 10k.” Luis Escobar talks with Ultramarathonman Dean Karnazes, one of TIME magazine's "Top 100 Most Influential People in the World." Men's Fitness hailed him as one of the fittest men on the planet. Among his many accomplishments, he has run 350 continuous miles, foregoing sleep for three nights. He's run across Death Valley in 120 degree temperatures, and he's run a marathon to the South Pole in negative 40 degrees. On ten different occasions, he's run a 200-mile relay race solo. Dean talks about his introduction to distance running and his involvement over the past twenty years. Luis and Dean share stories about running the Badwater Ultra Marathon and the Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run. Don't forget to subscribe to the show! Dean Karnazes Contact Info:  www.ultramarathonman.com https://www.instagram.com/ultramarathon/ Luis Escobar (Host) Contact: [email protected] Instagram Kevin Lyons (Producer) Contact: [email protected] yesandvideo.com Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters kaoriphoto.com Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar www.roaddogpodcast.com  
4/13/202053 minutes, 54 seconds