64 | Zen Goes Deep Over a Dozen

Zen goes deep over a dozen miles welcoming the cooler fall temperatures and the joys (and challenges) of training during the busiest time of the year. Thanks to everyone for downloading the show and growing our Turtle community on Facebook! Now’s the time to share your Turtle Power Pride with our new tech shirts. You can get one here!

Lastly if you haven’t – you can always subcribe to the show on iTunes here or Stitcher here. On with the show!



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63 | Zen Runs 11 Hot Miles

Zen shares about his 11 mile long run on the hottest weekend of the year. Also introducing our first product review: MY RUNNING BELT which we’ll be testing this week. Special shout outs go to Christina, Donna and all the other turtles sporting their new Slow Runner Club tech shirts! Also mentioned on the show is the SLOW RUNNERS BOOK CLUB – starting with 80/20 Running: Run Stronger and Race Faster by Training Slower by Matt Fitzgerald. Sounds like a great book for a Turtle. Right?

If you want to support the show, get yourself one today! Also I briefly mentioned our GYMBOSS affiliate link which is still working if you need one.

Thanks to everyon for downloading the show and I hope you enjoy the ride.




62 | Rainy Saturday Shout Outs

Thanks to everyone asking for a shout out. I really love saying your name. Truly I do. I mention on the show all the great stuff Coach Jeff from PRS Fit (not my dear friend Coach Jeff the wino from down under) raising awareness for Prostate Cancer Screening. I finish up the show with a recording from this morning’s long run – which end’s with a surprise… a sign from above from my guardian Angel. Enjoy!


A sign from my angel Jacob.
A sign from my angel Jacob.

61 | Robb Boyle Ultra Runner

Here’s a great conversation I had this week with my friend and fellow running enthusiasit Robb Boyle who shares with us his most recent adventures running the 5 Trails and SF Marathon. The good, the bad, and definately the ugly! Enjoy.

You can find out more about Robb and his adventures at his Tumblr blog at http://robbsrunning.tumblr.com.

Thanks to everyone for subcribing in iTunes, listening on Stitcher and sharing the love on the Facebook page. If you’d like to flaunt your slowness be sure and get yourself an awesome SLOW RUNNERS CLUB Performance Shirt, available in all sizes, genders and unmentionables. If you act fast you can get a 15% discount by entering the code “SHIRTS15″.

Onward Turtles!


Robb Boyle - Ready To Go
Robb Boyle – Ready To Go

59 | Home Edition & Shout Outs

Zen kicks back at the big table and chats about his training progress for the Carlsbad Marathon and shout outs to the turtle crew including:

  • Deb Ferick Smith
  • Leeanne Field
  • Lee Ann Garza
  • Mark Weelton
  • Uzi Smith

Also mention on the show… THE IMPOSTERS. WTF?



CLICK IF YOU DARE! Better yet… if you’re already sick of this show check out other great running podcasts at the RUNNING PODCAST LIST.

Zen Banjo


Lastly – if you want to show your Slow Runners Club pride and train with style get one of our super cool Technical Shirts featuring SLOMO the Turtle. Get one here.


57 | Just Norm

I shared a great conversation with the one and only JUST NORM… who is one of the original Mojo Loco Runners and a great friend. It was a joy to check in to say hello and find out more about how he manages running in one of the most humid places on the planet. I’m sure you’ll enjoy this chat as much as I did.

To find out more about Norm check out his great podcast & block over at http://runnorman.blogspot.com. Enjoy the show.

Just Norm
Just Norm

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56 | Christina Chapan

Zen has a great Sunday chat with long time Turtle friend… Christina Lee Steele-Chapan. She is a trainer, special-ed teacher, lover of life & training for her 13th & 14th Marathons which she’ll be completing in October. We had a great time discussing her sercrets to success and I’m sure you’ll enjoy hearing about them as much as I did. Thanks for listening to the show!


Prarie State Marathon – Libertyville, IL

Indian Sand Dunes  Hero Half Marathon – Indiana Dunes State Park



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