About this episode

This episode of For The Long Run is with Charlie Lawrence. Charlie is a professional marathon and ultramarathon runner living life in Boulder, CO. He also holds the 50-mile World Record! After running for the Hansons-Brooks Distance Project in Michigan, he moved over to Boulder to chase his running dreams in a city full of like-minded athletes.

In this episode we talk about:

  • going all in on your goals
  • Charlie’s running journey: from HS to college to pro
  • setting the 50 mile World Record and running long distances
  • the business of sports: funding pro running 
  • ketone benefits for mental and physical performance 
  • translating marathon running to road ultras 

To learn more about Project FURTHER, check out this episode: How We Can All Go Further and Faster with Running Coach and Scientist, Dr. Megan Roche 

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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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