About this episode

This episode is with runner, content creator, podcast and YouTube sensation Tommie Runz. As per his Instagram bio, Tommie is a black sober runner on a mission to make stuff happen for himself and other people. He’s become known for documenting his own journey through podcasts, YouTube, and other media outlets, sharing his energy and experiences, good and bad, with others.

In this episode we talk about:

  • running for those who can’t: why the Osaka marathon was so symbolic for Tommie 
  • dealing with grief and loss through running
  • speaking out about mental and physical health as a black male 
  • back-to-back marathons and Tommie Runz The World Tour: recovery, performance, and expectations 
  • running industry hot takes: the influencer space 

Find out more about Tommy at tommierunz.com and his podcast The RUN EAT SLEEP show and the PR Project on YouTube.

Follow Tommie on Instagram @tommie_runz and For The Long Run @forthelrpod

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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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