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Interviewing a Legend

It’s not every day you get to speak to someone so prolific in their sport, but this celebrity took time out of his day to tell me about what his plans are for the future. Bart, who is 54, ran the Comrades 56-miles ultra-distance race through South Africa in May with his Wife, Laura. Both … Continue reading

Jon Olafsson: Runner and Pioneer for Sustainability

Icelandic Glacial water is a carbon neutral corporation with a mission. It’s co-founder, Jon Olafsson runs every day if he can; usually through Hyde Park in London, where the entrepreneur lives. Olafsson started the company in 2004, where he conceptualized the idea of Icelandic Glacial brand.  I caught up with Jon while he was in California recently. To coordinate the … Continue reading

Joan Benoit Samuelson: A Marathon Legend Speaks

By Alix J. Shutello        I immediately recognized Joan Benoit Samuelson when she walked through the door at the Potomac River  Running Store in Reston, VA yesterday. A small crowd of 20 or so came to the running store on a Friday evening to see this epic runner speak about her life, the Olympics that made her famous, family life, and how … Continue reading


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