2016 MAY DAY 5K – Free Virtual Running Event

The 2016 MAY DAY 5K is a free virtual event, hosted by the SLOW RUNNERS CLUB and open to runners of all speeds, shapes and sizes. This is celebration of achievement and not a competition of ability. It’s also an opportunity to connect with other runners to collectively cheer for each other to provide virtual support and encouragement.


  • Run the 5K distance (3.1 miles) on April 29 – May 1
  • Pick your favorite route, treadmill or organized race
  • Post a selfie with a brief description of your accomplishment on the SLOW RUNNERS CLUB group page on Facebook
  • Use the hashtag #MAYDAY5K so that others can easily find it
  • Brag to all your friends and family how awesome you are (optional)
  • Virtual race bibs can be downloaded here. http://bit.ly/1qI4gWm
  • Add your name with your favorite .pdf viewer or a magic marker after printing
RACE MEDALS: (optional)
  • Race medals (for those who want some bling) are available for purchase
  • They are the smallest race medals available at 1/2″ in diameter
  • All medals are hand-stamped (by ZenRunner) on polished aluminum pendant
  • Medals come with a 20″ polished nickle-ball chain (dogtag style)
  • SRC Turtle on front. “5K” text on back
  • $11. per medalPurchase Your Medal By Clicking Here. (shipping included)


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96 – Secrets of Slow Running Success

96 – How can you succeed in being a slow runner? I take a deep look at this and unpack my secrets of success. I also discuss my journey on becoming a Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) Certified Coach and share a warm-up routine called the Lunge Matrix. Check it out here!

Lastly I announce this month’s winner of the Jabra Sport Pulse Wireless earbuds. You can sign-up to win a pair too here: http://jabra.com/slowrunnersclub

95 – What’s On Your Bucket List

95 – This week I discuss all the wonderful gems that are on your running bucket lists. I was a great treat to learn a little more about what you all dream to achieve. I look forward to hearing all about your success in achieving them.

Special thanks to Carol Cantwell and Mark Robert Sands for their generous donations in support of the SLOW RUNNERS CLUB. Also thanks to Linsey, Jay, Christine, Deb, Beth, Pete, Ruth, Amy and Melissa for purchasing SLOW RUNNERS CLUB Car Magnets. Lastly a big thank you to our lovely sponsor. JABRA.

Also I discuss the future of mobile social media SNAP CHAT: Follow me as ZEN RUNNER.

I hope you enjoy the show!


94 – Your Questions Answered

94 – You asked. I answered. Thanks to everyone for providing such great questions on this weeks episode of the SLOW RUNNERS CLUB Podcast. It was a ton of fun to share my answers for such an inquisitive bunch. Also on the show I announce the next SRC Virtual Event – The April Fool’s One Mile Classic. For more info on this sign up to the mailing list on our website. Lastly but not leastly I announce the winner of this weeks Jabra Sport Pulse Wireless Earbuds. So exciting. Thanks for listening to the show.

Question Mark

93 – Food We Love

93 – This week I asked “What’s Your Favorite Recovery Meal” and boy did you answer! Thanks to everyone who shared on the SLOW RUNNERS CLUB Facebook Group and especially to Marisol Cadriel who wins herself some SWAG for suggesting the question.

I also share my first impressions of my new toys- the Go Pro Hero 4 Session action camera and the Garmin Forerunner 230. More on this later.

If you’d like to be in the running for a JABRA SPORT PULSE Wireless Earbuds with in-ear heart rate detection – be sure and sign-up for the Jabra mailing list at http://jabra.com/slowrunnersclub.

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92 – The Races We Love

92 – This week I asked which races you love and why… and you certainly delivered. Thanks to everyone who shared to make this a great episode. If you want to be in the running for our monthly give-away for a Jabra Sport Pulse Wireless Earbuds with in-ear Heart Rate Detection – sign up here. http://jabra.com/slowrunnersclub.

Also big thanks goes out to everyone who supports the show at http://slowrunnersclub.com/donate.

Lastly for more information about the Garmin Vivofit 3 and Vivoactive HR click here.

Run for Music - Harp

91 – Embarrassing Moments We’re Brave Enough To Share

91 – We’ve all had them – and yep the story I share is a doozy. Thankfully it’s a short show, sparing all of us from too much embarrassment. Thanks to everyone for sharing their moments, this one was really fun to produce. Also a big thanks goes out to our show supporters including: Coach Judy, Laura (both of them), Robin, Kenneth, Bernadette, Ellen, Michawn, Mary, Shontile, Charles, Kristin & Deb for financially supporting the show. You can too at http://slowrunnersclub.com/donate. Also we now have some really cool car magnets featuring our logo that also look fantastic on your fridge at http://slowrunnersclub.com/magnet. Lastly a big thanks to our sponsor – JABRA.

If you’d like to be in the running for our give-away of a pair of Jabra Sport Pulse Wireless Earbuds with in-ear heart rate detection be sure and sign up for their mailing list at http://jabra.com/slowrunnersclub.


90 – Cross Train Your Running Blues Away

90 – This week we talk about how to revive your running game with cross-training. I’ve been using yoga as my secret weapon of choice these days, but on this episode I share what you’ve been doing – and the list is long and diverse. I also talk to Adam Robertson, Sr. Product Manager at Jabra to share more details about their great wireless earbuds that I’ve been promoting. Lastly we announce this months first WINNER of a free pair of Jabra Sport Pulse Earbuds…

For your chance to win a free pair be sure and sign up to the Jabra Newsletter at http://jabra.com/slowrunnersclub.

For more info about the DVD I’m using, click here for Yoga for Runners by Matt Giordano.


89 – Running Through Winter

89 – I asked and you answered. What does it take to beat the winter blahs and get your runs in through winter. Also a race report from the Carlsbad Marathon and a few words about my 10,000 year old ancient secret that will help me improve on my next training cycle.

I’d like to also thank our great sponsor JABRA. If you are interested  winning a JABRA SPORT PULSE Wireless Earbuds with integrated heart rate tracking please sign up for their great newsletter at http://jabra.com/slowrunnersclub.

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88 – How To Keep Your Running Mojo Burning

88 – It’s that time of the year. We’re well into winter and sometimes it’s hard to keep the candle burning on both ends… so what can you do to keep your running mojo going strong? Well I asked our lovely SLOW RUNNERS CLUB Facebook Group and this is what you said. Thanks to everyone who left a comment.

I’d like to also thank our great sponsor JABRA. If you are interested  winning a JABRA SPORT PULSE Wireless Earbuds with integrated heart rate tracking please sign up for their great newsletter at http://jabra.com/slowrunnersclub.