June 11, 2018

Episode 36: Becky Wade on Run the World

Join professional runner, Becky Wade, and Kelsey as they discuss Becky's recent book, "Run the World," which shares her running journey around the globe, and so much more!

Questions we ask Becky include:

How did you get your start in running?

You received the Watson Fellowship from Rice University in 2012. Would you mind telling us more about this fellowship?

What did it mean to you to receive this award?

Upon receiving this award, did you know what you wanted to do in your yearlong time


Tell us about your experience traveling around the world logging more than 3,500 miles.

You visited nine different countries during this time. Do you have a favorite?

What did you notice about running in different cultures around the world?

Anything similar or different that the United States?

You are a self-proclaimed foodie. What were some of your favorite foods you tried on this trip?

Any concerns about fueling your body while traveling and running so much (especially

with foreign foods)?

Upon arriving back to the United States, when did you decide it was time to write a book about your experience or did you have this in the back of your head while on the fellowship?

Do you plan on writing any other books?

Any races on the horizon?

What is currently making you thrive?

What advice would you give your younger self?

What does being a Strong Runner Chick mean to you?

How can our listeners connect with you?

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