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Carissa Galloway and John Pelkey

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Announcing over a million people across a finish line, John and I (Carissa) have seen our share of inspiration. We are here to share these amazing stories and provide nutrition tips and motivation to help you enjoy every run. Similar to what happens at a start line, we have no idea where each episode will go, so join us for the fun!
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2020 WEBBY AWARD WINNER Rookie doesn't know much about his family business--but then again neither does the American Public. Nevertheless, he is tasked with suddenly leading the secret government agency in charge of covering up all political scandals, and his first assignment is the biggest scandal since watergate! With a clever idea, Rookie must come into his own and fight off the evil Agent X in order to save the bureau and protect the country from ruin! With a score teeming with energetic ...
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Take a deep dive with us into the world of prestige and popular film! Each episode we will watch and discuss one movie that at least one of us has never seen before. Tune in for Jonathan's old timey wisdom, Jennifer's Eyebrow Commentary, and Max's hot takes! From The Godfather to The Hangover, we're watching them all!
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As the fireworks of another Princess Half-Marathon weekend fade, we're left with a tapestry of emotions and glittering memories. Alongside the effervescent Tracy Wu and Riley Clermont, we unfold the stories that powered each stride and heart-pounding mile. From the unscripted comedy of our rehearsals to the deeply personal narratives of warriors li…
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Embark on an enchanting run with us as we chat with the Tutu Guys, Thom and Adam, whose love for runDisney events and penchant for whimsical race attire have made them legends among the running community. This episode isn't just about the miles logged or the costumes donned; it’s a heartfelt reflection on the transformative power of friendship, fit…
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Embark on an extraordinary voyage of resilience and endurance as we unpack the story of Sofie Schunk, an engineer and type one diabetic who defied all odds to become an Olympic Marathon Team Trials qualifier in Orlando. Sofie's narrative isn't just about crossing finish lines; it's a testament to the power of persistence, balancing a demanding care…
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As we barrel toward Paris 2024, the heartbeats of Olympic dreams echoed through Orlando's strees during the 2024 Olympic Team Trails Marathon. Tune in as I share the sweat and soul of athletes like Clayton Young and Connor Mantz, who exemplify teamwork in its purest form. Step inside the announcer's booth with Carissa and Carrie Tollefson as we pee…
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Neely Gracey is a marathoner who's not just breaking the tape at finish lines but shattering world records with a stroller. Our conversation meanders through the mental landscapes that elite runners like Neely traverse as they chase down personal bests and the stories that keep their feet moving when their bodies scream for reprieve. Imagine settin…
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We are joined by Citius Mag's Chris Chavez, as we celebrate his sub-three-hour marathon and discuss the upcoming Olympic Marathon Team Trials in Orlando. The Olympic Marathon Team Trials are more than just races; they're the culmination of dreams, determination, and sometimes, heart-wrenching decisions. We dive deep into some of the athletes facing…
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Ever laced up your running shoes and felt the urge to just take off? That's the spirit of CJ Albertson, our guest and 50k world record holder, who's here to share his extraordinary journey from a fourth-grade running champ to dominating the first 20 miles of the Boston Marathon. We trace his strides from youthful victories to the professional circu…
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Experience the grit and grace of athletic achievement as Olympian Carrie Tollefson takes us through her incredible journey from track star to sports broadcaster. Her story is one of resilience and triumph, facing health challenges and making an astonishing comeback to clasp her place on the US Olympic team. Alongside, my co-host Carissa Galloway an…
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We're taking you from the rain-soaked finish line of the half of a half in Disney World to the sunnier (but still chilly) paths of Disneyland and the Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend. Carissa and I contrast the two experiences, sharing the unique atmosphere and community vibe that sets Disneyland races apart. The convenience of the park's layout, t…
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We are honored to be joined by our cohosts of the weekend Riley and Tracy to provide a little recap of the magical weekend that was the Walt Disney World Marathon! As we reminisce about some of the amazing stories we encountered like with the Pease brothers, Kyle and Brent, whose story of resilience and unity in the face of cerebral palsy has resha…
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Stepping into the shoes of a visually impaired marathoner adds a whole new depth to the concept of endurance. In our latest episode, we're honored to share the microphone with Kayla Allene Betz-Swope, or as she's fondly known on social media, @KaylaRunsDisney. Her story isn't just about the miles clocked or the medals hung; it's a testament to the …
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Every now and then, a person walks into your life and brings a spark that ignites a sense of joy and camaraderie. Riley Clermont is precisely that kind of person, and today, we're toasting to his spirit and sharing stories from his remarkable journey. From the sun-kissed shores of Coral Gables, Florida, to the tranquil beauty of Western North Carol…
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Lace up your sneakers and ready your fork—it's time to conquer running nutrition with Registered Dietitian tips from none other than Jamie Lee McIntyre, a dietitian who's no stranger to the twists and turns of endurance nutrition. From powering through those early morning miles to crossing the finish line with a cheer, Jamie Lee's expert advice is …
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When two worlds collide in the realm of endurance sports, extraordinary things happen. Such is the case with Kyle and Brent Pease, brothers who conquer Ironman challenges together despite the hurdles thrown their way by Kyle's cerebral palsy. Our conversation with them isn't just about athletic prowess; it's a profound narrative of inclusion, famil…
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What if we told you that a simple costume can help transform a person’s life? Ok DW's costumes are not really simple but you get the point! That's what you're about to experience in our special bonus episode featuring our Costume Couture Champion, DW. His heartfelt journey has been a beacon of inspiration for many, and his overwhelmingly positive r…
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This week we're joined by the founders of the #RunDopey group who share some of their Dopey tips, inspiring moments, and funny stories they have had along the way. It started as a few friends creating a facebook group to share their training, diet, health tips, attire, motivation with one another, and has grown into a supportive group of 5000! Join…
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Brace yourselves for an inspiring journey. We welcome TikTok sensation and Ironman triathlete, Noel Mulkey, who breaks down his personal metamorphosis from battling substance abuse and bipolar disorder to becoming a champion athlete. With raw honesty, Noel takes us through his triumphant win at Ironman Tulsa and shares his strategies for staying mo…
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Ready for a thrilling ride through the world of sports broadcasting and marathons? Strap in! We've got John Anderson, ESPN's very own, unpacking his journey in the industry, sharing anecdotes from announcing at the biggest marathons, and even revealing his love-hate relationship with running. We delve into his career, the importance of local news i…
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This week, we're joined by fellow runDisney announcer, Riley Clermont, who gives us a true insider's scoop. We are taking a look back at our time during the recent Wine and Dine Half Marathon. Riley dishes out some never-heard-before details. He talks about his return to the race after a long absence, his favorite moments from the Thursday rehearsa…
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The fantastic Kristen Terkelson, the creative genius behind some of the most creative costumes that we have seen on the race course will be our guide on this adventure as we dive into her costume couture and her history with runDisney . As we traverse through the fun and creativity of Disney race costumes, Kristen’s innovative VHS box costume will …
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Get ready for a whirlwind journey of costumes, running, and inspiration. This episode welcomes the exceptionally creative DW Burge who shares his transformative relationship with running and how costumes became an integral part of his journey. As a runner who found self-expression and motivation through dress-up, DW's story offers a unique perspect…
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This is part 2 of our discussion with our treasured friend and runDisney Entertainment Show Director, Mark Ferrara. Join us as we ignite a fast-paced conversation, revealing the gripping details behind the creation and execution of RunDisney events. Mark walks us through everything - from the maddening intricacies of setting up the race course to t…
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Join us on a thrilling journey as we sit with the incredible Mark Ferrara, the Entertainment Director for runDisney. From performer to director, Mark opens up about his interesting career path, providing fascinating behind-the-scenes insights and sharing his expertise on weaving together the multiple threads that make a successful race at Disney. F…
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Interview with Erin @16:22 Discover the transformative power of running as we sit down with Erin Azar, better known as Mrs. Space Cadet, whose journey towards habitual running has sparked inspiration across the globe. Erin isn't just an inspirational runner, she's a visionary, using her experiences to connect, inspire, and empower others, particula…
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Brace yourself for an enchanting conversation with our guest, the distinguished race announcer Eric Gilsenan. Eric will transport us through his extraordinary journey - from his naval family upbringing to his life-altering first triathlon experience. You'll be inspired by his remarkable transformation, losing 70 pounds and gaining a whole new persp…
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Ever dreamt of embarking on an interstellar adventure aboard the Galactic Starcruiser? How about completing the daunting Dopey challenge? Well, John and I are here to take you on an extraordinary journey in our bonus episode, packed with inspirational stories and motivational tips from legendary Jeff Galloway. We discuss everything from exploring t…
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Ready to embark on an endurance-testing journey? Let's journey together with the inspiring Ironman champion and professional triathlete, Haley Chura. Haley reveals her experience of transforming from a swimmer to a triathlete, training for the Ironman World Championships, and taking on her first runDisney Race and Dopey Challenge. Hear her candidly…
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Just imagine what it would feel like to cross the finish line of your first marathon. But let's raise the bar even higher; visualize doing this while combating a rare primary immunodeficiency disease, Ehlers-Donlowe syndrome, and recovering from a life-altering car accident! Our guest, the extraordinary Wendy Larsen, did exactly that and even seize…
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I Can Do This All Day! We're continuing our journey through the MCU this episode, with the first Captain America movie. Jennifer gives her hot-takes on watching this film for the first time. We are joined once again by certified Captain America Stan, James Alexander. For more information about the show go to https://www.whatdoyoumedia.com Thank you…
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Get ready to be inspired as we have an enlightening conversation with none other than Dean Karnazes, ultra marathon author and athlete extraordinaire. We delve into his fascinating journey from a child who loved running to a successful businessman who did not run at all, and then the life changing moment on his 30th birthday that changed his career…
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Get ready for a thrilling journey, as we sit down with Paralympian Brian Siemann for an intimate chat about his life as a professional athlete and his key to maintaining motivation. We’ll give you a taste of Brian's fascinating life, including his experiences as a quadruplet, his inspiring journey to becoming a world-class Paralympic athlete, what …
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Row Row Row Your Boat! This episode, we're diving in to the Fifth installment of the Star Trek franchise, Star Trek V: The Final Frontier. Joining us once again is voice over artist, Greg McTiernan. So grab a bag of Marshmellons, and set phasers to rocks, and enjoy the show! Thank you to Greg for Joining us! Check out his website at voiceoverbygreg…
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15 Blueberries and a spoonful of raw garlic everyday? That's two of the steps that Jayson Williams, the founder of the inspiring Fxck Cancer Endurance Team, takes to improve his overall health. Join us as he shares his remarkable journey of transformation and resilience against all odds. Embark on a captivating exploration of his life-changing effo…
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An engaging and continued chat all about running, eating, and everything in between with Chris Twiggs. Carissa shares some exciting news about her new book "Run Walk Eat"! Carissa's book, co-authored with Jeff Galloway, focuses on the Run Walk Run method and emphasizes the importance of nutrition education. During our chat, she enlightens us on top…
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Join us as we get to know Chris Twiggs, a passionate runner, and a chess champion. From his stellar performance at the inaugural Disney Marathon to his role as Chief Training Officer for Jeff Galloway's organization, Chris will share his running journey and the life-changing experiences it came with. So, better lace up those running shoes and dig i…
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Do or Do Not, There is no Try In this episode, we dive into the second installment of the Star Wars franchise. The Empire Strikes Back is an iconic piece of sci-fi history, filled with memorable scenes and lines. So come here our hot takes on what some consider to be the best movie of the original trilogy For more information about the show go to h…
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Get ready for an immersive, inspiring, and adrenaline-pumping journey as we bring you the incredible story of Ironman Finisher and Down Syndrome Warrior, Chris Nikic. Buckle up, because this episode promises to deliver heart-pounding tales of resilience, determination, and unwavering dedication. Chris shares his extraordinary feat of completing the…
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In this special bonus episode we are going to be discussing and reviewing the second season of Heartstopper. A hit Netflix series that has been claiming the hearts of millions of viewers around the globe the past couple of weeks. So come join us as we talk about this show that we just can't get enough of. For more information about the show go to h…
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Getting the athletes energized, entertained, and going at the crack of dawn, that's our guest for this show, Christian, aka DJ CJ. Known for his vibrant energy, DJ CJ has enhanced the runDisney experience into a lively, musical fiesta, making marathoners dance their way from start to finish. He reveals how he spins magic with music and the most mem…
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This episode we are talking about the 8th installment of the Fast and Furious Franchise, The Fate of the Furious. Dom and the gang are back, but this time with a bit of a twist. Joining us once again this week is John Pelkey to help us give our hot-takes on this blockbuster hit! For more information about the show go to https://www.whatdoyoumedia.c…
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Ever found yourself contemplating the power of positive thinking? Get ready to be inspired as we sit down with the incredible Tim O'Donnell, a professional triathlete who makes a comeback after a heart attack during a race in 2021. Hear his powerful story and discover how he unravelled the powerful influence of a positive attitude on his road to re…
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You've heard about the magic of Disney, but have you ever imagined running through the happiest place on Earth? Picture turning the corner and catching sight of Cinderella's Castle or running through the streets of Hollywood Studios, cheered on by familiar faces from your favorite Disney movies. This episode takes you on a journey, right into the h…
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You Won't Like Me When I'm Hungry... This week we return to the Marvel Universe with The Incredible Hulk. Often regarded as the most skippable installment of the franchise, this movie has everything.... Except for comedy and character development. Joining us once again this week with his takes as a comic book fan is James Alexander. For more inform…
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What do Disney, running, and creativity all have in common? They're all part of the unique world of Brittany Charboneau, professional runner and Dopey Champion. In our lively discussion, Brittany shares her journey from a recreational runner to a pro, navigating through the challenges that led her to her standout performance at the 2022 runDisney D…
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Prepare to embark on an incredible journey of endurance and transformation. Get inspired by the extraordinary story of Team Hoyt, a father-son duo who forever etched their mark on the endurance industry. As we delve into the life of Dick and Rick Hoyt, we'll uncover tales of resilience and incredible determination that will warm your hearts and fue…
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Ever wondered what it's like being a race announcer? Pour yourself a cup of joe and join us as we pull back the curtain on our early mornings, the buckets of coffee we chug, our fears about triathlons, and even a quirky game of Rock, Paper, Scissors. We also answer ten questions about ourselves - giving you, our listeners, an inside look into who w…
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Why Did You Say That Name!!! In this episode we are talking about Batman v Superman. Fun to watch and even almost makes sense! We have a lot of hot takes and fun facts for this one! So grab some popcorn, kill Jimmy Olson immediately, and enjoy the show! For more information about the show go to https://www.whatdoyoumedia.com Or Send us an email at …
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This week we're traveling to the small 80's town where the buildings just will not stop exploding! Roadhouse is a 1989 Patrick Swayze classic that is just all over the place, and we are so excited to talk about it. Joining us once again is our very special guest Tommy Schwanfelder. For more information about the show go to https://www.whatdoyoumedi…
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This week we're talking about the movie that is like 4 movies smashed together. Furious 7 is a 2015 masterpiece of stunts, catchphrases, face replacements, and Corona with the label facing out. Joining us as always for the Fast and Furious franchise is the wonderful John Pelkey. So get your car parachutes ready, and grab a bag full of grenades, and…
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This week we're diving into the 1952 classic Singin' in the Rain. We'll talk about all of the odd choices and classic musical numbers, and well as some behind the scenes antics. Joining us this week once again are James Alexander and Stacey Haggin. For more information about the show go to https://www.whatdoyoumedia.com Thank you to Stacey for retu…
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