Episodes
Join guest Together Run host and Running For Real Superstar member, David Skytte for a 30 or 45 minute run with 2-4 strides. David begins the run with a few warm up exercises, followed by a body and mind check in. He leads us through an exploration of our five senses and gives us something to think about. Part meditation, part run, join David for a fun together run. You can support Running For Real and these together runs continuation through a monthly donation on Patreon. To sign up, click...
Published 06/28/21
Physical health and mental health go hand in hand. As a high school and later a college athlete, Emma Abrahamson shares about her habits as a competitive athlete and how they led to a decline in physical and mental health, but also her story of unearthing a well-balanced lifestyle that not only helps in performance but keeps her body and mind happy. 
Published 06/25/21
On this bonus episode we welcome Chase Jarvis, founder of Creative Live and author of Creative Calling. Co-hosting this conversation alongside Tina is Running for Real team member, Maria Vargas, a longtime follower of Chase’s work. Together, the three of us dive into the topic of creativity and how it is interwoven into all that we do, including sports.
Published 06/23/21
Join me for a 30, 45, 60 minute run with 2-4 strides. We start with a check in with our body and mind, check in with our five senses, and then a conversation. In this episode, I talk through a difficulty I have been working through in my life, and talk about the awkwardness of social media sharing when someone sees you doing it. Part meditation, part run, all Tina. Would love for you to join me. Thank you to UCAN for sponsoring this episode. I have used UCAN for many years now, and now we...
Published 06/21/21
Joining this episode is Zach Bitter, an ultra-marathoner, endurance athlete, and coach. We dive into human performance during long stretches of endurance sports, how to wrap our heads around discomfort and touch distances, and the science behind gear like arm sleeves and their benefits doing long ultras. We deep dive into the inner mind of Zach and how he is able to take extremely long distance races and break them down into manageable training plans and mindset training. 
Published 06/18/21
Join me for a 30 or 45 minute run in St Louis. We start with a check-in with our body and mind, take in all our senses, and then have a conversation. I answer the question about which sport I would do if I was not a runner, and then reflect on the other sports I have committed to during my life. What would you do if running wasn't an option? And what other sports have you enjoyed in life? I also talk a little about working with brands and the discomfort that comes from both sides. How...
Published 06/14/21
Bravery. Courage. Strength. Vulnerability. Our guest today is Angela Pohl, one of our own Running for Real community members. She shares with us the story of her breast cancer diagnostic and treatment journey as she gets ready for a double mastectomy surgery on June 11. There’s so much we can all learn from Angela, starting with her admirable mindset. From her, we learn how we can use our runner’s attitude of courage and determination as tools to aid us in some of life’s hardest challenges.
Published 06/11/21
Join me for a 30 or 45 minute run with 2-4 strides along a trail. We start with a check in with our body and mind, take in all our senses, and then have a conversation.
Published 06/07/21
Sika Henry is proof that we can speak our goals into existence. If there’s anyone who exemplifies persistence and determination, it’s Sika. After years of training, a serious bike, crash, and even a pandemic, in May 2021 Sika became the first U.S. Black Female Professional Triathlete.  In this episode, Sika shares how she started as a college walk-on, to the workaholic life in New York City, to then come back to sports as a marathoner, and now a triathlete.
Published 06/04/21
Join me for a 30 or 45 minute run with 2-4 strides. We start with a check in with our body and mind, take in all our senses, and then have a conversation. In this episode, I answer Elizabeth's question about my most challenging race. I talk about the two races I consider to be toughest, one I handled badly, and the other I handled well. If we were running alongside one another, what would you say was your most challenging race? When you upload your photo to social media, be sure to answer...
Published 05/31/21
As marathons and races are starting to come onto the scene again, in this episode we welcome someone who talks about training for and preparing for a marathon, along with fun topics of creating running music playlists and the rise in podcasting. Matthew Huff is a writer, runner, running playlist extraordinaire, and author of Marathoner: What to Expect When Training for and Running a Marathon. In this episode, Matthew shares about his love of books and how his book about marathoning culture...
Published 05/28/21
Join me for a workout? After our regular mental and physical check in, we do 5 x 1 minute hard (with 1 minute recovery) together. We check in with our senses and surroundings and wrap up the 30 minute with another check in. The 45 minute group will do an additional 2 x 1 minute in the final 15 minutes.
Published 05/24/21
Today it's like eavesdropping on some friends’s conversation– we welcome Sabrina Little and Sara Mahoney, two of Tina’s close friends. We have a great dynamic between Sara, a professor of exercise physiology and researcher of nutrition and ultra-endurance performance. We also have Sabrina who is a professional ultra runner for Hoka, a philosophy professor and a mom to a 6-month-old. We loved getting to learn about how each of these worlds– one scientific and one philosophical– are intertwined...
Published 05/21/21
Part meditation, part run, reflection, conversation, and a few strides thrown in. Would love for you to join me.
Published 05/17/21
Marcus Brown, also known as The Marathon Marcus is known for his journey from a 4:55 marathon to a 2:56, with now a goal of a sub 2:40. He is co-creator of Black Trail Runners along with Sabrina Pace-Humphries to create an environment where everybody can feel welcome. Marcus is also someone who turns obstacles into opportunities. During COVID lockdowns in 2020 he launched his own podcast, Runner’s Life. A quarantine project turned into a new platform unifying runners around the world.
Published 05/14/21
In this together run, join me for a 30 or 45 minute run. We will pay attention to how we feel mentally, emotionally, and physically, reflecting, taking in our scenery, and enjoying some random conversations. In today's run, I answer questions from Uta and Chip. Submit your questions, and I would love to answer it on another run. Part meditation, part run, all Tina. Would love for you to join me. Thank you to BEAM for sponsoring this guided run. Beam hydrate comes with three purposes,...
Published 05/10/21
Published 05/10/21
Julia Turshen demystifies home cooking and helps reflect on the role of cooking at home and how it can turn to a space of creativity and relaxation. Julia is a New York Times Best Selling Author and cookbook, Simply Julia is a National Bestseller which was influenced by running and her childhood. Julia shares how she was surrounded by diet culture that ultimately led her to write a cookbook about pushing against diet culture and pushing for us to redefine what healthy means for each of us...
Published 05/07/21
Let's go for another run together...from apart. In this together run, join me for a 30 or 45...actually 50ish minute run. We will spend time noticing how we feel mentally, emotionally, and physically, reflecting, taking in our scenery, and enjoying some random conversations. This week I am running from my home, testing out the audio experience of this versus a quiet trail (although we do venture over to some quiet trails during this run) Part meditation, part run, all Tina. Would love for...
Published 05/03/21
“How do I find a group to train with? I don't feel comfortable doing this alone, do you know any, any Latino groups?” These are the questions Maria Solis Belizaire asked when she realized she wanted to run a marathon but didn’t know where to start. Today, she’s the founder of two organizations, Latinos Run and Latinas Run which support over 25,000 runners across the USA in cities including New York, Phoenix, Miami, Houston, Los Angeles, and more.
Published 04/30/21
Join me for a run? While we cannot be physically together in person, we can run together from far apart. In this together run, I will take you through a 30 or 45 minute run, where we will spend time paying attention to our bodies, reflecting, taking in our scenery, and talking about the songs we feel represent us best.
Published 04/26/21
Running Realized Podcast Episode five with Knox Robinson and Tina Muir. An exploration of understanding the environmental impact of the running footwear industry - what sustainability looks like now and what we hope for it to be in the future.
Published 04/23/21
In this episode we welcome Zoë Rom, associate editor of Trail Runner Magazine who shares about the beauty and power writing for communicating human experiences and strengthening our connection to each other as people. Whether it’s elevating and documenting the true accomplishments of people like Courtney Dauwalter or just sitting with her personal writing, Zoë is someone who is on the front lines of celebrating running cultures and sharing those stories with the rest of the world.
Published 04/16/21
While we cannot be physically together in person, we can do the next best thing. Run together from far apart. In this guided run, I will take you through a 30 or 45 minute run, where we will spend time paying attention to our bodies, reflecting, and appreciating our ability to be out in nature.
Published 04/12/21
We’re excited to welcome Dean Karnazes who’s back for his third time on the show. In this episode we explore the hard parts of the past year and how running has served as mental medicine for Dean. He also shares about his background as a surfer and how that influenced his running, about his ethnicity as a Greek, his new book, A Runner's High: My Life in Motion.
Published 04/09/21