Podcast 014 – Mike Blackmore

Mike Blackmore has a diverse profile in our sport. He ran at the University of Oregon and went on to run 13:37 for 5,000m. His is the cross country coach at Lane Community College in Eugene, he’s a massage therapist and he’s also a key member of the staff that constructs the Nike Cross Nationals course.

All of that being said, the focus of our discussion is on his Masters running accomplishments. Last year he ran 15:16 as a 50 year-old, setting an American record.

In this podcast he discusses his training and the things he’s learned along the way.

If you’re over thirty then you need to listen to this podcast for some great advice about how to listen to your body and how to stay healthy as you age.

As always, you can listen to this podcast via iTunes.