Episodes
On this episode of Le Down I spoke with Elite Runner and Marathoner, Elissa Legault. She's always loved running and even dabbled in triathlon at a very young age, and returning to the sport reunited her with her childhood coach to pursue the marathon. Despite the pandemic Elissa managed a half marathon and marathon personal best. If she keeps it up, an Olympic qualifier could be within her reach one day. News Links: https://www.mileendmiles.com/ (Home | Mile End Miles Track...
Published 10/13/21
Ways to help Tommy and his family: https://www.gofundme.com/f/Tommy-Rivers-Rest-Up?utm_campaign=p_lico+share-sheet+spider1vandutm_medium=copy_linkandutm_source=customer (Fundraiser for Stephanie Catudal by John Peel : Rest up, Tommy, we'll see you soon (gofundme.com)) On this episode of Le Run Down we throw it back to the Boston from 2019, where we sat down with Tommy Rivers Puzey. It was the last time the race was held in-person, over two years ago. Tommy gratuitously accepted our...
Published 10/10/21
#81: Teaser
Published 10/10/21
This episode was brought to you by our friends at Velofix. DM @velofixquebec on IG to get your exclusive LE RUN DOWN PROMO CODE and receive 15% OFF your next tune up. ----- On this episode of Le Run Down we got to know distance runner and TSP DIY competitor Michelle Daigneault. She was active growing up, taking a liking to both hockey and running, and her love for the latter was fostered by the sense of community within the sport. With a competitive spirit and lighthearted attitude, Michelle...
Published 09/29/21
#80: Teaser
Published 09/26/21
This episode was brought to you by our friends at Velofix. DM @velofixquebec on IG to get your exclusive LE RUN DOWN PROMO CODE and receive 15% OFF your next tune up. ---- On this episode of Le Down we spoke to two time marathon Olympian and now Ultramarathoner, Reid Coolsaet. Reid has always loved to run. From cross country in elementary to high school on the track he's always loved pushing himself and competing. Now that his elite marathon days are behind him, Reid is ready to take on the...
Published 09/15/21
#79: Teaser
Published 09/12/21
This episode was brought to you by our friends at Velofix. DM @velofixquebec on IG to get your exclusive LE RUN DOWN PROMO CODE and receive 15% OFF your next tune up. On this episode of Le Run Down we had an enlightening conversation with Multisport athlete and disability access strategist, Vasu Sojitra. At an very young age Vasu had his leg amputated but it never stopped him from living a life filled with incredible adventure and challenges. He's an astonishing multisport athlete,...
Published 09/01/21
#78: Teaser
Published 08/29/21
This episode was brought to you by our friends at Velofix. DM @velofixquebec on IG to get your exclusive LE RUN DOWN PROMO CODE and receive 15% OFF your next tune up. On this episode of Le Run Down I caught up with two time Olympian and middle distance Elite runner, Luc Bruchet. Growing up Luc was competitive and into all sports but really excelled in cross country running. He's enjoyed a lot of success in the sport and earned his spot on two Olympic teams but his mindset over the years has...
Published 08/18/21
#77: Teaser
Published 08/15/21
On this episode of Le Run Down I had an excellent conversation with Olympian, Pro Triathlete and National Marathon Record Holder, Malindi Elmore. She's an incredibly decorated athlete, with 3 different professional careers. But what I found most fascinating was her transition from short track to Ironman's at the pro level all while growing her young family. Today Malindi is an elite marathoner and is ready to compete at the 2020 Toyko Olympics. 17 years after her first appearance! News notes:...
Published 08/04/21
#76: Teaser
Published 08/01/21
This episode was brought to you by our friends at Velofix. DM @velofixquebec on IG to get your exclusive LE RUN DOWN PROMO CODE and receive 15% OFF your next tune up. On this episode of Le Run Down I caught up with Elite Ultra Trail Runner, Arden Young. For Arden early on, running was a way for her to lose weight and maintain a certain body image. Today, her relationship to running looks much different. She's an incredible athlete who focused most of her efforts on the trails. Racing...
Published 07/21/21
#75: Teaser
Published 07/18/21
This episode was brought to you by our friends at Velofix. DM @velofixquebec on IG to get your exclusive LE RUN DOWN PROMO CODE and receive 15% OFF your next tune up. On this episode of Le Run Down I had a fun chat with Ultra Runner and Western States competitor, Eric Senseman. He currently resides in Flagstaff Arizona, where he trains with some of the best athletes on the planet and is a very impressive runner in his own right. In this conversation Eric speaks about his breakthroughs and...
Published 07/07/21
#74: Teaser
Published 07/04/21
On this episode of Le Run Down I had an incredible conversation with runner and Founder of Rising Hearts, Jordan Marie Daniel. Jordan has always advocated for indigenous peoples, but the 2019 Boston marathon was a huge signal boost for her message. She loves running, and uses the platform it provides to raise awareness, and promote positive change for the indigenous community. News Notes: https://olympics.nbcsports.com/2021/06/06/sifan-hassan-world-record-10000-meters/ (Sifan Hassan smashes...
Published 06/23/21
#73: Teaser
Published 06/20/21
This episode was brought to you by our friends at Velofix. DM @velofixquebec on IG to get your exclusive LE RUN DOWN PROMO CODE and receive 15% OFF your next tune up. On this episode of Le Run Down I had a great chat with plant-based Ultra Endurance Athlete, Robbie Balenger. Simply put, Robbie loves to run and push his limits.He's conquered the run across America in 75 days and most recently crushed the fastest known time for loops around central park in 24 hours. His accomplishments are...
Published 06/09/21
#72: Teaser
Published 06/06/21
This episode was brought to you by our friends at Velofix. DM @velofixquebec on IG to get your exclusive LE RUN DOWN PROMO CODE and receive 15% OFF your next tune up. On this episode of Le Run Down I was lucky to connect with marathoner, community leader and Parkdale co-captain, Michelle Kay. She was more of a sprinter growing up but found an appreciation for distance running after joining the iconic Parkdale Road Runners. As a leader and organizer, Michelle's been able to inspire those...
Published 05/26/21
#71: Teaser
Published 05/23/21
This episode was brought to you by our friends at Velofix. DM @velofixquebec on IG to get your exclusive LE RUN DOWN PROMO CODE and receive 15% OFF your next tune up. On this episode of Le Run Down I had a great conversation with runner, writer and community builder, Sean Hamilton. Running is a journey. For Sean, his next step was a 6 month runcation to discover new places on foot, but it was cut short by the pandemic. Settling in Vancouver, he found the trails and the words to write his...
Published 05/12/21
#70: Teaser
Published 05/09/21