Episodes
Published 10/15/21
We sat down with Ben Crawford, Carter Christman, and Joe Hale while they were in town for the Chicago Marathon for this hilarious episode packed with stories that will get you ROFLMAO. We dive into the work they are doing at New Generation Track and Field, including their camp, magazine, meetups, covering meets, and more. Other topics include the Dew Mile, photography, medical marijuana, JUUL, party stories, getting in trouble in high school, LetsRun message boards, Tinman, WesFly, NIRCA,...
Published 10/13/21
Chris & Adam join Scotty, Holly, and Kerri of Ten Junk Miles, a fellow running podcast in Chicago, for their Gang Show. The crew imbibes on beers and fireball shots whilst talking about all things beer mile (of course), Blumpkins, Zima, Strava Wankers, Athletic Brewing, and a whole lot more. Enjoy some savagery and sh*t talk on your next run with good company from the Beer Mile Podcast > Ten Junk Miles crew.  Learn more about Ten Junk Miles and subscribe to their shows:...
Published 10/08/21
Bill Shufelt, CEO and Founder of Athletic Brewing, joins the show to talk about the company's origin, the inspiration for brewing NA beer, aspirations for the future, and the first ever NA Beer Mile happening on October 17, 2021. We also dive into some of his side interests, such as endurance sports, space, Bitcoin, stonks, and other philosophical debates. More info and registration for the Athletic Brewing NA Beer Mile: https://beermile.com/events/4267 Video version of this...
Published 10/06/21
Greg Itahara has designed custom singlets and shoes for the likes of Clayton Murphy, Jordan Gusman, WesFly, The Harrier, Lost Boys Track Club, and the Beer Mile boys. He walks us through his design and print process, sources of inspiration, the work he's done for pro runners and brands like Nike, and his future aspirations. In the video version, he shows off some of the customs he's currently working on so tap on the link below to see his work straight from the studio. Video...
Published 09/30/21
Em "Dirty Durgs" Durgin joins the boyz to talk Vegas, gambling, golf, real estate, Mila Kunis, and Maine. Don't worry, we also talk some running for the running nerds out there, including her switch from Under Armour to Adidas and her stellar summer of racing.  Emily placed 9th at the US Olympic Trials in the 10,000m. She followed that up with a phenomenal summer road racing circuit, stacking up podium finishes at 4 US road champs. She's currently training in Flagstaff with big goals in the...
Published 09/23/21
The boys get a little toasty and talk mega shi*t. After a round of blind beer tasting, they discuss Cole Hocker turning pro, the USATF 20km and 10 Mile champs, the 5th Ave Mile, the conspiracy behind the Adidas shoe DQ at the Vienna Marathon, the low IQ of LetsRun, how they almost became TikTok stars, and a whole lot more.  Brought to you by MANSCAPED: Use code BEERMILE for 20% Off + Free Shipping at MANSCAPED.COM BEER MILE PODCAST LISTENERS UNITE!! Join our team "Beer Mile Nation" when you...
Published 09/14/21
FYI upfront, this is a little bit of a heavier podcast and more upfront/vulnerable than the boys have ever been before. Chris and Adam are finally reunited in Chicago for their first in-person podcast since June. Adam explains his hiatus and the passing of his mother-in-law (f**k cancer). The boys get into a discussion about death and the meaning of life plus catch up on everything that's happened this summer. Brought to you by MANSCAPED: Use code BEERMILE for 20% Off + Free Shipping at...
Published 09/09/21
We bring track & field into the boxing ring with Eric Holt in a special segment called Holtamania Smackdown. Eric has a history with boxing and helps us determine who would win in a fight between some big names, such as Centro vs Engels? Kipchoge vs Cheruiyot? Jager vs Ahmed? and many more! Eric Holt's story is certainly inspirational. Eric started 2021 as an unknown with a PR of 3:44 for 1500m. As the season unfolded, Eric ran faster each race and was taking down top tier competition...
Published 09/01/21
We sit down with Will Leer in Crested Butte, Colorado for some beers and banter. Will is a professional runner for Under Armour and filled with hilarious and insightful stories. He went pro out of college as a D3 athlete and has run professionally for 15 years now for Nike, Brooks, and now UA. Topics include brewing beer, kombucha, running D3 and professionally, and countless stories about his favorite races, post-race parties, and sharing beers with fellow athletes. Video version of this...
Published 08/26/21
We sit down with Aisha Praught-Leer in Crested Butte about a week after her knee surgery to see how her recovery is going and hear about her experience at the Tokyo Olympics. BEER MILE PODCAST LISTENERS UNITE!! Join our team "Beer Mile Nation" when you register for the UA All Out Mile. It is a global, virtual mile offering big prize money and is completely FREE to participate. The team that gets the most members to register earns $15,000 to donate to the youth sports charity of their choice,...
Published 08/23/21
This is an emergency announcement with Will Leer. We are partnering with Under Armour for the UA All Out Mile. It is a global, virtual mile offering big prize money and is completely FREE to participate. The team that gets the most members to register earns $15,000 to donate to the youth sports charity of their choice.  BEER MILE PODCAST LISTENERS UNITE!! Join our team "Beer Mile Nation" when you register (and get all your friends and family to do so as well) so we can donate to charity on...
Published 08/19/21
Colby Alexander of the Empire Elite Track Club has been on a tear this summer, running 3:33 for the 1500m, 3:50 for the mile, and placing 8th at the US Olympic Trials. We get the scoop on what led to these fast times this summer amidst not having a professional contract and dive into Colby's life off the track as well. We talk Magic, Pokemon, Dairy Queen, baseball, fishing in Alaska, eating until your stomach hurts, and a beer review for a nasty Pittsburgh beer Colby received as an award at...
Published 08/17/21
Justin Grunewald is a pro trail runner for Altra and Rabbit, an ER Physician, a father, and the Chair of Brave Like Gabe. This conversation has it all. On the running side, we discuss how Justin got into mountain running, crushing FKTs, his upcoming race UTMB CCC 100km, and how he (and his partner Amanda Basham) balances training in the mountains in Colorado with fatherhood and being a doctor in Minnesota. He also predicts Chris's time for the upcoming Pikes Peak Marathon. Justin gives the...
Published 08/10/21
It's about damn time we got a runner on this podcast that also knows beer. You may know Willy Fink as the professional runner for Under Armour and District Track Club, but Willy is also a beer academic. He wrote his Master's Thesis in Chemistry about beer (you'll have to listen to the episode to get the deets). Adam and Chris finally get the beer education they've desperately needed for 45 episodes. We also learn that Willy has run a beer mile in 5:15 and is giving it another crack next...
Published 08/05/21
Go behind the scenes of a Beer Coin brainstorm session as Adam and Chris debate the future of Beer Coin over a few beers (naturally). Give us your thoughts and input at [email protected] Whiteboard from the podcast: Whiteboard here  This episode is presented by MANSCAPED. Use code BEERMILE for 20% + Free Shipping at MANSCAPED.COM Enter our giveaway for free BeerMile.com Swag: Give a 5-star review on Apple Podcasts or share the Beer Mile Podcast on your Insta story. Send us a DM with...
Published 07/29/21
Gabbi Jennings has been making moves in an action-packed 2021. She graduated from Furman University, competed at the NCAA Outdoor Track Championships and the US Olympic Trials in the Steeplechase, signed with Adidas, and joined Team Boss. She gives us the deets on how it all unfolded behind the scenes. We also talk art, Avatar: The Last Airbender, beer miling, and a whole lot more. This episode is presented by MANSCAPED. Use code BEERMILE for 20% + Free Shipping at MANSCAPED.COM Enter our...
Published 07/20/21
Millie Paladino of New Balance Boston joins the beer mile boys to reflect on making the 5000m final at the US Olympic Trials. We dive into her running career thus far and go behind the scenes of the NB Boston team, getting the scoop on who would be best at the beer mile, putting together a reality TV show, and what it's like being teammates with Olympians Elle Purrier, Heather MacLean, and Siofra Buttner.  We are also joined by Michael Sack, our first listener cameo. He shed lights on his...
Published 07/14/21
Woody Kincaid reflects on the 2021 US Olympics Trials, where he won the national title in the 10000m and placed third in the 5000m to punch his ticket to the 2021 Tokyo Olympics in both events. Woody dives into his training, his career, and goals for the Tokyo Olympics. We also touch on Paul Chelimo, the Shelby Houlihan case, and which Bowerman Track Club men and women would be best at the beer mile. Watch the video version of this episode: https://youtu.be/IbqmH6c7KL0  This episode is...
Published 07/07/21
David Melly brings his spice and hot takes, recapping the US Olympic Trials and going behind the scenes of the after hours shenanigans that ensued post-race. This episode is presented by MANSCAPED. Use code BEERMILE for 20% + Free Shipping at MANSCAPED.COM Enter our giveaway for free BeerMile.com Swag: Give a 5-star review on Apple Podcasts or share the Beer Mile Podcast on your Insta story. Send us a DM with a screenshot on Instagram to @The_Beer_Mile:...
Published 07/01/21
A quick update episode from the summit of a Colorado 14er. Has any other podcast recorded an episode on top of a mountain? Can other podcast hosts even get to the top of a 14er? We're always pushing boundaries here at the Beer Mile Podcast. Watch the Video Version for gorgeous Colorado mountain views: https://youtu.be/fl7YH5q12KE  Enter our giveaway for free BeerMile.com Swag: Give a 5-star review on Apple Podcasts or share the Beer Mile Podcast on your Insta story. Send us a DM with a...
Published 06/24/21
Jake Riley discusses how his training is going leading into the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Marathon, taking place on August 8, 2021 in Sapporo, Japan. We dive into his career, perseverance through injuries, surgery, and being unsponsored, making the US Olympic team by placing 2nd at the 2020 Olympic Marathon Trials, and a whole lot more. We also go back to his Stanford days for a fun game of 'Who is most likely to' with his teammates, including Chris Derrick, Garrett Heath, Brendan Gregg, and JT...
Published 06/16/21
Just like high school sweethearts going off to different colleges, Adam and Chris have to make a tough decision about breaking up as Chris heads to Colorado for the summer to chase hella vert bruh. The decision is aided by a mega beer review of 7 different beers from Melvin Brewing. The Coleman Send Machine: https://amzn.to/3wgpQDG  Watch the Video Version: https://youtu.be/-SjFzneapPI  Enter our giveaway for free BeerMile.com Swag: Give a 5-star review on Apple Podcasts or share the...
Published 06/09/21
A banger episode combining the career tips you didn't know you needed with a roast of Chris. Mandy Perkins gives us the deets on getting a job at Nike (hint: it's all about the padfolio and weight of the paper you print your resume on) and we talk all things track, college life, running D1, starting a career, and a whole lot more. So sit back, spruce up that resume, and make sure your subject line includes all caps: URGENT - PLZ READ Mandy Perkins is a former D1 runner at the University...
Published 06/03/21
Bryce Hoppel talks about his prep for the 2021 Olympics, transition from college to pro running, taking on Donavan Brazier, nightlife in Kansas, the beer mile, and more. Bryce dominated his junior year at Kansas University (2019), winning more than 20 races in a row and placing 4th at the 2019 Doha World Champs. He signed with Adidas and has continued proving he is among the top in the world as a pro, now holding a 1:43 800m personal best and setting the American record in the Indoor 1000m...
Published 05/25/21