Janet Erlacher, who sets up some of Running Zone’s fun runs, talks about the role running has played in her life and gives advice for seeing the most success with accountability. Janet’s piece originally appeared in Episode 18 of the Run Brevard podcast.
Zeke Zauner | Episode 17
Local runner and cross country coach Zeke Zauner shares his running story, including how it shaped his life as a young person. Zeke’s piece originally appeared in Episode 17 of the Run Brevard podcast.
Anne Doerflein | Episode 16
Running Zone’s “sweet” Anne Doerflein shares her own running journey that spans three decades. She shares with listeners her plans for the future now that she has welcomed her first grandchild. Anne’s piece first appeared in Episode 16 of the Run Brevard podcast.
Pam Worsham | Episode 15
Pam Morales Worsham talks about how running has helped her through some of the most difficult times in her life and how she likes to share the joy of running with everyone around her. Pam’s piece originally appeared in Episode 15 of the Run Brevard podcast.
Joseph Joseph | Episode 14
Running Zone course sweeper and dad of three Joseph Joseph tells his running story — including how running has changed for families on the Space Coast since he was a kid. Joseph’s piece originally appeared in Episode 14 of the Run Brevard podcast.
Kara Turey | Episode 13
Kara Turey is a breast cancer survivor who ran and biked through her treatment and says she found so much support in the running community on the Space Coast. Kara’s piece originally aired on Episode 13 of the Run Brevard podcast.
Pete Vaughn | Episode 12c
Pete Vaughn is Running Zone’s director of operations and a co-host on Run Brevard. He talks about his sports medicine background and how running played a pivotal role in his career today. Pete’s piece originally appeared in Part 3 of Episode 12 of the Run Brevard podcast.
Katie Parsons | Episode 12b
Katie Parsons is a writer, editor and podcaster – and one of the co-hosts of Run Brevard. She talks about running as a mom and how much she values her running community. Katie’s piece originally aired during Part 2 of Episode 12 of the Run Brevard podcast.
John Carr | Episode 12a
John Carr is the general manager at Running Zone and a marathoner. He shares his story of becoming a runner — both physically and mentally. John’s piece originally appeared in Part 1 of Episode 12 of the Run Brevard podcast.
Julie Hannah | Episode 11
Julie Hannah started running during a weight-loss challenge at work and found that she enjoyed it more than she expected. She has since trained locally and run in world-class races, like the Boston Marathon. Julie’s piece originally appeared in Episode 11 of the Run Brevard podcast.
Kevin Charles | Episode 8
Kevin Charles shares his story of being a sprinter his whole life to training for and completing marathons.
Liz White | Episode 7
Dr. Liz White, audiologist, shares a story of running heartbreak — and redemption. She talks about the importance of the other running women in her life.
Sondi Ryersee | Episode 6
Sondi Ryersee was injured in a horrible cycling accident that led her to running through recovery. Now she is proud to do both, running and cycling, as she splits time between the Space Coast and Pelee Island in Canada.
Andy Dutra | Episode 5
Andy Dutra started running as a college student to try to lose some weight — and soon found that he loved the running lifestyle, which eventually led him to his wife, Tracy. He now shares running with his daughter, Waverly.
Bambi Sweeney | Episode 4
Bambi Sweeney says that competition is what gets her feet flying — and that training with the right group of motivated people can help you reach new personal records. Bambi’s piece originally appeared in Episode 4 of the Run Brevard podcast.
Tom and Deb Stokes | Episode 3
Space Coast couple Tom and Deb Stokes share how they met, where they like to bike/swim/run in Brevard, and how fitness has played a pivotal role in Tom’s recovery from a liver transplant.
Johnny “O” Ouweleen | Episode 2
John Ouweleen, better known as Johnny “O” to local runners, shares how a tragedy in his personal life led him to running — and placing in world marathon majors. Johnny’s original piece appeared in Episode 2 of the Run Brevard podcast.
Cindy Bishop | Episode 1
Cindy Bishop has run a marathon on every single continent — and has some great advice for runners just starting out or looking to ramp up their routine. Cindy’s story first appeared in Episode 1 of the Run Brevard podcast.