Through a lot of my life, I’ve always gone against the grain. Whether that’s through skydiving or ultra-running or ditching a very comfortable federal career.”
“Don’t dwell on that you don’t have it, just figure out how you’re going to come up with it.”
I started to like running more than I liked being at the bar, and it’s really one or the other with that.”
A professional runner who not only won the infamous 2020 Quarantine Backyard Ultra but who also has the world record for running a marathon in both a Spiderman costume and dressed as Elvis. All while being a husband and father, owning his own ship brokering business, and being a bee-keeper because why the hell not, right!?
This isn’t an episode about proper nutrition or training blocks before a race and you won’t hear us say the word ‘bonk’ even one time but instead, you’ll get a taste of just how much joy something as simple as running can bring to a person.
In this very first episode of the “It Matters To Me” podcast, I have a conversation with long-time friend and fellow ultra-runner, Chris Ward.Chris is also the host of his own incredibly lighthearted and always entertaining show, Like A Bigfoot, that comes out every Friday. Usually pertaining to some type of physical or endurance challenge,Continue reading “#1 Chris Ward: Life lessons from ultra-running”