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Dec. 23, 2022

Limitless with Nate Dirvin

On this episode of Running Times, Gagz welcomes into the studio local Endurance Athlete and Ultrarunner, Nate Dirvin. For 2 years in a row Nate has completed the Triple Crown of 200s - plus Badwater 135 both years, Cocadona 250, …

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Nov. 17, 2022

Slippery Slopes with Kellen and Cass Matthews

On this episode of Running Times, Gagz welcomes local powerhouse couple, Kellen and Cass Matthews, into the studio for a heartfelt discussion about the pitfalls of addiction and the slippery slope of recovery. Kellen is a standout hybrid...

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Oct. 27, 2022

PA BLACKLIST with Kevin Scott

On this episode of Running Times, Gagz is joined in studio by the 2022 King of The PA Triple Crown of Mountain Running, Dr. Kevin Scott. A robust conversation ensues as the duo discuss Kevin's guiding mantra - Passion Over …

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Sept. 29, 2022

Eco Runner with Tom Batrouney

On this episode of Running Times, Gagz welcomes his new mate, Tom Batrouney, into the studio for a laid-back conversation about his unique interpretation of environmentalism and life in the land Down Under as an Eco Runner. Tom resides in...

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Sept. 2, 2022

Hill Repeats with Rita Carroll and Gina Mancuso

On this special episode of Running Times, Gagz is joined in studio by well-known Philly artist, Rita Carroll, and COO of Legacy of Hope, Gina Mancuso. Together, the trio unveil a unique fundraising effort that took root with Gagz and …

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Aug. 20, 2022

But What If You Fly? with Michelle Goldberg

On this episode of Running Times, Gagz welcomes friend and local Ultrarunner, Michelle Goldberg, into the studio for a lively exchange centered around her breakout 2022 season and long-term trajectory in the sport. Michelle's abounding...

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Aug. 5, 2022

The Legend of Sophorn with Sophorn Choup

On this episode of Running Times, Gagz is joined in studio by accomplished Trail and Ultrarunner, Sophorn Choup. Sophorn has quietly amassed a stout resume tackling some of Ultrarunning's most prestigious and grueling races, including Western States...

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July 21, 2022

Mural Miles with Craig Oppenheimer and Eric Okdeh

On this episode of Running Times, Gagz welcomes Craig Oppenheimer, founder of Mural Miles, and acclaimed Philadelphia muralist, Eric Okdeh, into the studio. Mural Miles is a social and educational club that runs miles to murals in...

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July 7, 2022

Run Across PA with Cain Leathers

On this episode of Running Times, Gagz welcomes fellow HOKA Flyer, Cain Leathers, into the studio to discuss his recent run across the entire state of Pennsylvania to fundraise for The Trevor Project, a nonprofit organization focused on suicide...

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June 17, 2022

A Father's Love with Dave and Josh Goldstein

On this special episode of Running Times, Gagz welcomes Dave & Josh Goldstein to the studio to help celebrate Father’s Day. Dave has appeared in 8 Wing Bowl competitions and was once ranked #19 in the world on the competitive …

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June 9, 2022

It's a Movement with Philippa Godoy & Adalgisa Rivera

On this episode of Running Times, Gagz connects with Philippa Godoy & Adalgisa Rivera, two friends of his from Harlem Run in NYC. Founded in November 2013, Harlem Run is a trend-setting collective of runners who have made it their …

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May 26, 2022

Lefty with James Weaver

On this episode of Running Times, Gagz connects with James Weaver, an accomplished trail and ultrarunner from Central Pennsylvania. James opens up to discuss the harrowing accident that landed him on death's doorstep, and how he traded the Grim...

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March 31, 2022

The Cosmic Shuffler with Eddie Gieda

On this bonus episode of Running Times, Gagz welcomes back the inimitable Eddie Gieda to catch up and test drive the new studio while the mics are rolling. Eddie goes on to unravel the greatest accomplishment of his life, shares …

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Nov. 18, 2021

Adam Kimble

On this episode of Running Times, Gagz connects with professional ultrarunner, coach, and close friend, Adam Kimble. Adam is best known for his FKT of the 172-mile Tahoe Rim Trail, but he's also a motivational speaker who completed a 60-day …

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Nov. 4, 2021

Miles Up! Guns Down!

On this episode of Running Times, Gagz was fortunate chat with Leroy Miles, a leader of Black Men Run Philadelphia, youth mentor with Students Run Philly Style, certified physical therapist, IT professional, and natural born leader. In...

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Oct. 21, 2021

The Example

On this episode of Running Times, Gagz welcomes Steve Szakal into the studio for a compelling conversation that focuses on the power of redemption. We've all heard the expression 'to make an example' of someone, but what happens if the...

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Oct. 7, 2021

The Medicine Man

On this episode of Running Times, Gagz connects with Brian Wilford, Head Medic for Destination Trails and the Triple Crown of 200s: Bigfoot, Tahoe, and Moab. He was the medic for 2021 Ouray 100 and also served as medical consultant …

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Sept. 23, 2021

Better Together

On this episode of Running Times, Gagz welcomes Freddy Mahugu into the studio for an uplifting and warm conversation with the founder of the Wynnefield Track Club. Freddy was born in Nairobi, Kenya, but during his formative years lived...

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Sept. 8, 2021

Trans-Am With Jarad Schofer

On this episode of Running Times, Gagz connects with Jarad Schofer, a math professor and journey runner from Washington DC who asks himself one simple question: I wonder if I can do that? Jarad recently completed a Trans-Am run across …

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Aug. 26, 2021

Earning Your Stripes With Faith Hall

On this episode of Running Times, Gagz welcomes Faith Hall into the studio for a conversation about comfort zones, and the difference between being scared and having a healthy respect for a daunting challenge. What's remarkable about Faith is that …

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Aug. 12, 2021

MINISODE: Philadelphia Runner 1711 Walnut St. Grand Opening!

Philly Runner Center City is back and opening soon! So I stopped by to see Liz and take a sneak peak at their new store. We had a quick chat and she walked me through their new space, explained the …

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Aug. 12, 2021

Community Investment With Philadelphia Runner

On this episode of Running Times, Gagz welcomes Philly's top running brass into the studio for a lively discussion about community building, race planning, and all things running related in Philadelphia. They wax nostalgic over the humble...

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July 29, 2021

Sky Pilot With Bob Law

On this episode of Running Times, Gagz welcomes Bob Law into the studio for an honest discussion about addiction, transformation, and altruism. Bob used to weigh 300+ pounds and was consumed by a compulsive eating disorder and depression. These...

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July 15, 2021

Livin' Like a Stray Dog With Vanessa Kline

On this episode of Running Times, Gagz welcomes Vanessa Kline to share her experiences at The Last Annual Heart Of The South - a 334 mile race she completed only 5 days before our conversation. Just 4 days later she …

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