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136. Danny Mackey, Head Coach, Brooks Beasts Track Club, On Mindset & Training From Jiu Jitsu to Running

Danny Mackey has been the Head Coach of Brooks Running track team, the Brooks Beasts Track Club in Seattle since 2013. During his tenure as the Brooks Beasts Head Coach, Mackey has led multiple athletes to U.S. top-5 and world top-25 rankings. During today’s conversation, Danny and I sync up about where his career in coaching began, how he landed his dream job at Brooks Running, and how he is coaching and motivating athletes during COVID. Danny also shares his unique training philosophy, approach, and mindset, and where his love of Jiu Jitsu empowers him for success. Danny Mackey has done a lot of things since getting his Masters Degree in biomechanics and exercise physiology from Colorado State in 2006. He’s taught classes at the college level, qualified for the Olympic Trials Marathon, worked on product teams at Nike, Adidas, Puma and Keen footwear, provided live race commentary for Flotrack, and, through it all, coached runners to personal bests and top performances at every level of the sport.

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132. Spencer Brown, Professional Runner, YouTube Star, and Instagram Influencer

Spencer Brown is a Professional Runner with Brooks Running, a YouTube sensation, social media influencer, and one of the newest members of the Brooks Beasts Track Club. He is a 2020 Georgetown University Graduate, where he was a Division One Athlete and very popular social media star, thanks to his YouTube channel and show The Athlete Special, which has captured the attention of countless young and ambitious runners by documenting the “realness” of what it’s like being a collegiate runner and highlighting the highs/lows of training and competing.  Now he is turning his running and video talents to Brooks!

On today’s episode, Spencer and I sync up about his very cool new professional running gig with Brooks Beasts Track Club and his new show “Becoming a Beast.” He talks about the transition from D1 College Running and Racing to Professional Running and Training, where his running journey began, the inspiration and idea behind The Athlete Special, why he chose YouTube as his platform, and how he stays motivated and inspired during COVID-Times

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90. Tony Phillippi: 292X Marathoner + Co-Founder Marathon Maniacs, Half Fanatics, Ultra Madness and Tacoma City Marathon Association| Long Slow Distance

Tony Phillippi is a 292x marathoner and 9x Ironman finisher. He is the co-founder of the world renowned, popular running clubs Marathon Maniacs, Half Fanatics, and Ultra Madness with over 33,000 members. He is also the co-founder of The Tacoma City Marathon Association, which he has grown from one marathon to to eight annual running events.

On this episode, Marni syncs up with Tony  sync up about running and entrepreneurship, where his passion for running began and the inspiration behind his world popular running clubs.They do a deep dive into marathoning, racing, training, strategy, nutrition. Tony shares some of his favorite courses and the races on his bucket list.

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89. Brooks Running’s Matt Weiss & Jena Winger On Run Happy

It’s no secret if you are a regular Marni on the Move listener that I am a huge fan of Brooks Running and a devout Ghost wearer for all endurance running events. I’m super excited to connect you with today’s guests, Brooks Running Director of Marketing, Retail, Events and Sports Marketing, Matt Weiss and Senior Footwear Product Line Manager Jena Winger.  Both Matt and Jena have been deeply immersed in the brand, product and culture at Brooks Running for years and,of course, they are both runners,  passionate about running. We are talking all things running from 70’s and 80’s running culture and today’s global running scene to mid-sole technology, drops and quivers.

Matt and I sync up about Brooks Running company history and the philosophy behind the brands motto, Run Happy. We also talk about Brooks role in the return of American Distance Running, their famous running club-Brooks Beasts Track Club, the companies partnership with The Hanson’s and the 2020 Olympic Trials.

Jena and I get technical and do a deep dive into Brooks Running’s shoe design and the spectrum of shoe styles that fuel the Run Signature concept. We talk float vs feel, cushion and speed, shoes for all runners and  terrain, mileage, and drops. Jena also shares the origins of the Minimalist Running Movement and how you can determine your Naturally Habitual Motion Path to find the perfect shoes for your next run.

Brooks Running Company sells its performance footwear, apparel, sports bras and accessories in more than 50 countries worldwide. Brooks’ purpose is to inspire everyone to run and be active by creating innovative gear designed to keep runners running longer, farther and faster. Founded 1914, Brooks is a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. and is headquartered in Seattle.

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