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Healthy Runner Podcast

Oct 29, 2020

Have you ever thought what it would be like to run across the country?

Do you like to hear about amazing running stories?  

Listen in to hear how Shan runs across America to end hunger during COVID.

Shan Riggs is a competitive ultra marathon runner and is running across the country to raise awareness for food insecurity in America.  

In this episode, we catch up with Shan ⅔ of the way through his journey and he is going to tell us why he decided to take on this challenge and share some of the stories he has had along the way running across America!

We learn about:

  • What is Foodshare
  • How long does it take to run across America
  • What is the journey to running across the country
  • What area of the country has been the toughest and most interesting to run through
  • Is running across the country painful
  • Recovery tips for running
  • How best to fuel for running every day

I hope you enjoy the episode and as always thank you for listening!

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