Marathon

Michael Capiraso, President + CEO, New York Road Runners, On Building Community, Inspiring + Empowering People Through Running

When today’s guest signed up for his first New York City marathon in 1991, Michael Capiraso had no idea that he would run another 26 New York City marathons, nor did he know he would be President and CEO of New York Road Runners, the company that organizes this world famous marathon, The TCS New York City Marathon.  This is the magic of running!  You never know where it will take you but you can trust you will go places. All it takes is putting one foot in front of the other!

NYRR’s mission is to help and inspire people through running. Since 1958, New York Road Runners has grown from a local running club to the world’s premier community running organization. NYRR’s commitment to New York City’s five boroughs features races, community events, free youth running initiatives and school programs, the NYRR RUNCENTER featuring the New Balance Run Hub, and training resources that provide hundreds of thousands of people each year, from children to seniors, with the motivation, know-how, and opportunity to Run for Life. NYRR’s premier event, and the largest marathon in the world, is the TCS New York City Marathon. Held annually on the first Sunday in November, the race features 50,000 runners, from the world’s top professional athletes to a vast range of competitive, recreational, and charity runners.

On this epiode of Marni on the Move, Michael and Marni sync up about where his journey with running began and where it has taken him. They talk about some of the amazing initiatives he is working on at New York Road Runners from the NYRR Virtual Racing Series powered by Strava which launched in 2018, to the organizations senior Striders program, the NYRR Youth Program, and The TCS New York City Marathon!

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David Allemann, On Co-Founder: On The Design, Tehnology + Story Behind The Ultimate Performance Running Shoe

David Allemann, is the Co-Founder of On, an incredibly cool performance running company that began with one professional athlete’s quest for the perfect shoe and a revolutionary idea!

Today that shoe concept and design has evolved into a worldwide running sensation and global brand. Their proprietary CloudTech® technology has shifted the paradigm for running sneakers and is a game changer for runners everywhere! This CloudTec® technology is engineered to deliver a soft landing followed by an explosive take-off. They are super light with great bounce! The company started in 2010 with three customers (also the co-founders, Olivier Bernhard, Caspar Copetti, and David), Now they have 5 Million customers around the globe. I may have been one of their first hundred when I discovered the brand back in 2011 at a triathlon event. Marni sync’s up with David about where and how it all began, the challenges along the way, On’s organic growth, the inspiration behind the brand and training that fuels him for success! Read More

OOFOS CEO + Co-Founder, Lou Panaccione: The Athletic Footwear Industry Pioneer On Impact Absorbing Technology, Finding a Cure For Breast Cancer, and the ElliptiGO

Lifelong athlete, Lou Panaccione is the CEO and co-founder of OOFOS, the revolutionary athletic recovery footwear brand with a simple mission: to help people feel better. From recovering aching feet to finding a cure for Breast Cancer, his goals and commitment to this mission are incredibly inspiring. Read More

Emmy Award Winning Meteorologist and Marathoner, Amy Freeze, of WABC-TV’s Eyewitness News

You may have seen today’s guest reporting the weather on WABC-TV’s Eyewitness News Saturday and Sunday Morning, possibly while running the TCS New York City Marathon, her name, Amy Freeze.  Amy is an Emmy-Award Winning Meteorologist, Endurance Athlete, Runner, and also the Mother of four athletic and talented children. She does it all!  Marni and Amy sync up about what fuels her and how she gets it done!  Read More

Debora Warner: Founder, Mile High Run Club On Running, Art, and Entrepreneurship

Debora Warner is the Founder of Mile High Run Club, the first studio of its kind dedicated to running with both indoor classes and outdoor training, which launched in 2014.  Debora’s pioneering innovation has bridged the sport of running with boutique fitness creating a concept that appeals to both runners and the broader fitness community including everyone from beginner’s, elite and Olympic athletes, transforming the traditional solo treadmill training experience into a fun, energetic and empowering group session while making running accessible to the new-runner.

Debora and Marni sync up about running, of course! They talk about where it all began for Debora and Mile High Run Club, training tips and advice, going from the treadmill to the trails, insight on Mile High Run Clubs exciting new class “The Build,” a 45 minute full body strength class incorporating functional training with power and stability (a must for all runners), and the new studio coming soon!  Read More