Member Spotlight

AfterShokz Member Spotlight: Carlee McDot

This edition of our AfterShokz Member Spotlight features Charity Miles member Carlee McDot!  The San Diego resident took up running several years ago and hasn’t looked back since, completing her first ultra-marathon this year! Check it out! “I am originally from Michigan (and the Mitten State will always have a piece…
Harris Goldstein
May 15, 2019
Member Spotlight

Member Spotlight: Matt Boswell

This edition of our Member Spotlight features Charity Miles member Matt Bosswell! The Michigan native is currently training for his upcoming unicycle tour! Check it out! “I’m from Freeland Michigan, but I’m currently a student at Northern Michigan University, so most of the year I’m in Marquette. At Northern I’m…
Harris Goldstein
May 8, 2019
Member Spotlight

Member Spotlight: Jim Dobrinska

This edition of our Member Spotlight features Charity Miles member Jim Dobrinska! Jim has logged over 10,000 miles since downloading the app several years ago! Check it out! “I have worked as a wealth management advisor with Northwestern Mutual since 1990. I live in New Berlin, Wisconsin which is a…
Harris Goldstein
May 1, 2019
Podcast Episodes

Tina Muir

I'm thrilled to release this week's podcast with Tina Muir, a "former" elite marathoner, and current mom / podcasting superstar. Here are the links to get it on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play. I say that Tina is a "former" elite marathoner because she recently took some time off from…
Gene Gurkoff
April 26, 2019
Podcast Episodes

Kathrine Switzer

I'm so thrilled to release this week's podcast with the legendary Kathrine Switzer. Here are the links to get it on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play. We've all heard how, in 1967, Kathrine became the first woman to run the Boston Marathon as a registered participant. And we've all seen…
Gene Gurkoff
April 19, 2019
Podcast Episodes

Des Linden

If you're looking for something inspiring to listen to on your next run, I thought you'd like my latest podcast with Boston Marathon champion, Des Linden.   Here are the links to get the podcast on iTunes, Stitcher and Overcast. Last year, Des Linden became the first American woman in 33 years to win…
Gene Gurkoff
April 10, 2019
Member Spotlight

Member Spotlight: Lulu Martinez

This edition of our Member Spotlight features Lulu Martinez! I had the opportunity to chat with the decorated ultra marathoner and Charity Miles champion! Check it out! “I'm from Mexico, but I've been living in New York for 5 years now. I came here to go to grad school, and after…
Harris Goldstein
April 1, 2019
Member Spotlight

AfterShokz Member Spotlight: Allison Odle

This edition of our Member Spotlight features Charity Miles member Allison Odle! Hailing from a small town in western Illinois, Allison is a cosmetologist and 4 time marathon finisher! I had the opportunity to chat with Allison about how running has impacted her life for the better, covering a range of…
Harris Goldstein
March 17, 2019
Member Spotlight

Member Spotlight: Rilene Ann

This edition of our Member Spotlight features Charity Miles member Rilene Ann! I had the chance to chat with the southern Oregon resident and military veteran about how Charity Miles has impacted her life for the better. Check it out! Born in Guam to military parents, Rilene has been familiar with the military…
Harris Goldstein
March 5, 2019
Podcast Episodes

Charlie Engle – From Low to High

  Today's interview is with Charlie Engle at the Spartan World Championships in Lake Tahoe, California. Charlie is one of the greatest endurance athletes of all time, perhaps best known for when he ran across the Sahara Desert. There's a great documentary on it on iTunes if you want to…
Gene Gurkoff
March 3, 2019
Podcast Episodes

Bubba Wallace – What Drives You?

Bubba Wallace definitely goes the Extra Mile... in about 18 seconds. He's one of the top NASCAR drivers in the NASCAR Cup Series, making his living at 200 mph! Bubba gets a lot of attention for being the only African American NASCAR Driver. But he'd rather be defined by his…
Gene Gurkoff
February 15, 2019
Member Spotlight

Member Spotlight: Le Tour de Ham

This special edition of our Member Spotlight features Charity Miles team Le Tour de Ham! Based in Birmingham, Alabama, Le Tour de Ham has been riding weekly for the last six years! I had the chance to chat with Daniel Webb, the ride leader who has led the social group since 2015! Check…
Harris Goldstein
February 13, 2019
Member Spotlight

AfterShokz Member Spotlight: Mike Murphy

This edition of our Member Spotlight features Charity Miles member Mike Murphy! Gene met Mike in January at the Houston Marathon with Aftershokz.  When Gene sent out the bat signal that he was coming to town, Mike replied with an amazing story that we had to share here. Hailing from just outside Houston,…
Harris Goldstein
February 3, 2019
Member Spotlight

Member Spotlight: Harris Goldstein

In this special edition of our Member Spotlight I will be featuring a member of the Charity Miles staff…myself! After months of sharing the incredible stories of many within the Charity Miles community I thought it would be interesting to spotlight myself and share my fitness journey over the years. Born and…
Harris Goldstein
January 23, 2019