About this episode

This special bonus episode was recorded live in Boston ahead of the 2023 marathon. Jon interviews a diverse range of recreational runners curious about their running dreams and goals for this year’s Boston Marathon and beyond. From finish lines to favorable weather conditions, time goals and charity, we hear what motivates these athletes. 

FTLR x Puma Boston Marathon weekend event

Join For The Long Run in Boston for a Puma-sponsored panel hosted by Jon Levitt. Puma are putting on the Forever Faster Shakeout Run followed by a pro panel with Puma-sponsored elite runners and Olympians Molly Seidel and Dakotah Lindwurm, alongside special guest Bill Rogers. Register for free here as well as all the logistical information.


Have you heard last week’s episode with 2014 Boston Marathon winner Meb Keflezighi?

10 years after winning the Boston Marathon, Meb is back running it again! Join Meb and The MEB Foundation for brunch in Boston on Saturday, April 13th from 9:30 am - 11:30 am EST. Get your tickets here!

Find out more about Meb and his 26 hats at mebstrong.com and marathonmeb.com 

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Past guests on For The Long Run include: 177. Molly Seidel; 226. Mike “Kofuzi”; 228. Kara Goucher; 59. Shalane Flanagan; 234. Camille Herron; 198. Courtney Frerichs; 229. Jes Woods; 207. Tyler Andrews; 197. Dean Karnazes; 206. Katie Arnold; 220. CJ Albertson; 153. Joe Holder; 199. Kelly Roberts; 188. Gwen Jorgensen; 205. Emily Abbate; 209. Sara Vaughn; 174. Nick Bare; 97 Amelia Boone; 101. Courtney Dauwalter, 219. Dylan Bowman; 191. Matt Chittim; 200. David Roche; and more!

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