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How Was Your Run Today? The Podcast

274 EpisodesProduced by Bryan Gould and Peter VillaWebsite

Bryan and Peter talk about running in a weekly podcast. Features interviews with some amazing runners, their own running updates, and whatever makes them laugh.

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Episode 261 – Sidney Baptista

February 4th, 2023


Runner and entrepreneur Sidney Baptista of joins Bryan and Peter to discuss what it means to be the founder the first black-owned running apparel company. And how events like the 26.True Marathon bring …

Episode 260 – Dr. Bryan Kent Returns!

December 2nd, 2022


Dr. Bryan Kent is back on the show after a 4-year break since Episode 144. He talks with Bryan and Peter about his new practice at

Episode 259 – Night of the Bulldogs

November 11th, 2022


Bryan and Peter are together again after three weeks of separation due to COVID-19. During that time Bryan co-hosted a live event for the Boston …

Episode 258 - MDI Marathon Before and After

October 28th, 2022


Bryan and Peter chronicle their feelings the night before their big run at the 2022 Mount Desert Island Marathon. Then they jump straight to the day after the race during their drive back home to begin processing what …

Episode 257 - Faux Finish

October 13th, 2022


Bryan and Peter are prepping for their big Mount Desert Island Marathon run and trying to avoid taper traps. They have a big announcement about an …

Episode 256 - ADU One More Lap

September 9th, 2022


Part Two of the 2022 ADU review. Bryan and Peter hear it directly from Paul Chekal and Maurice Lowman about how their full 24 hour runs unfolded. …

Episode 255 Anchor Down Ultra

August 26th, 2022


Part One of the 2022 ADU review. Tables are turned as ultramarathon runner, and friend of the show, Lori Mitchener interviews Bryan and Peter about …

Episode 254 - A Long Nap

August 11th, 2022


Bryan and Peter break the podcast silence with their first new episode in 4 months! They are talking up taper traps just before the running of the 2022 Anchor Down Ultra. Thy review how the training cycle for the race …

Episode 253 Boston Marathon 2022

April 29th, 2022


After two full years away, Bryan and Peter make their triumphant return to the GBH Studio at the Boston Public Library for a live recording of HWYRT …

Episode 252 - Come On Down!

April 14th, 2022


We are back for a live show at the Boston Public Library this Saturday, April 16th, from 11AM to 1PM! We've been away for over two years and cannot wait to talk up the the 2022 Boston Marathon with a ton of guests and …

Episode 251 – Brendan Leonard

April 6th, 2022


Bryan and Peter usher in Boston Marathon month with a big announcement about returning to the Boston Public Library on Saturday, April 16th! Bryan …

Episode 250 - Watch This

March 17th, 2022


What better way to celebrate 250 episodes of HWYRT than to talk up toys! Time to open up the toy chest as Peter compares toy shows with race days. Don’t worry, there is actual running talk in this one (just not much). …

Episode 249 - Chris Knighton

February 26th, 2022


Coach Chris Knighton joins Bryan and Peter to talk about his  calling to change careers and become a running coach. Chris also details his own long journey to the year's running of the Boston Marathon and offers some …

Episode 248 - Gaining Daylight

February 11th, 2022


It's February and Bryan and Peter definitely saw their shadows. They discuss the art of running while growing older and make note of the days getting …

Episode 247 – Better Calls With Saul

January 21st, 2022


Bryan and Peter welcome sport psychology coach Emily Saul back to the show to answer YOUR questions about running. Plus, some exciting (and …

Episode 246 - 2022 Starts Now

January 7th, 2022


It’s a new year and a new episode of HWYRT! Peter and Bryan look to the year ahead and make some running predictions. Then Emily Saul visits for a …

Episode 245 - Millinocket 2021 IRL

December 17th, 2021


Bryan and Peter review their experiences from this year's Crankle 2K and Millinocket Half Marathon. They speak with first time Millinocket runners …

Episode 244 – Millinocket Prêt-à-Porter

December 2nd, 2021


Coaches, and friends of the show, Paul Davies and Emily Saul talk up what to wear for the big race this weekend in Millinocket.

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Episode 243 - Thanksgiving Appetizer

November 24th, 2021


Everyone at HWYRT wishes you all a safe and happy Thanksgiving holiday. Get your boosters and we will see you up in Millinocket. Registration for …

Episode 242 - Call Waiting

November 12th, 2021


Bryan and Peter answer Flat Lori’s call. Plus, never ever forget to mention Marathon George. Registration for this year’s Crankle 2K is now open! Please sign up here:

Episode 241 – Zero Dark 30 Means Nighttime

November 4th, 2021


Peter is reminded of the power of the running community. Bryan is reminded that the Soul Searching Solstice Run is going to be over nine hours. And …

Episode 240 – Kristina Folcik

October 30th, 2021


Bryan and Peter and joined by elite mountain runner and race director Kristina Folcik. Kristina speaks about her journey from pro downhill mountain …

Episode 239 – Pam Rickard Returns!

October 15th, 2021


Bryan and Peter end Marathon Week with their take on the 125thrunning of the Boston Marathon. Then they go to the phones to welcome back Herren Project’s Pam Rickard to the show. If you or any one you know needs help …

Episode 238 - SAT STAT CHAT CHAT

October 2nd, 2021


Bryan and Peter go to the posts from a recent #SatStatChat to bring HWYRTians front and center. 

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Episode 237 - Paul & Lori

September 17th, 2021


Bryan and Peter finally sit down with longtime friends of the show Paul Chekal and Lori Mitchener. Lori takes them through her unique experience …

Episode 236 – Let’s Talk About Six

September 9th, 2021


Bryan and Peter get back to business. That “business” being the two of them sitting around and talking about running. Plus some funny stuff happens. Spend a mindless half hour with them and see if you don’t feel better …

Episode 235 - Road To Wellness 5K

August 26th, 2021


HWYRT is back from its summer hiatus and Bryan and Peter have hit the ground running, quite literally. They met up with the Road To Wellness crew for a training run at The Dimock Center in Roxbury, Massachusetts a few …

Episode 234 - Chaugust Challenge 2021

July 29th, 2021


Bryan and Peter give a rundown on this year’s Chaugust Challenge.  Five weeks to push, stretch, meditate, write, and breathe.  We hope you all HWYRTians take part!

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Episode 233 - Lakeside

July 15th, 2021


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Episode 232 – Off For Summer!

June 25th, 2021


Bryan and Peter are preparing to take the summer off. HWYRT will be on hiatus until September. But, they managed to squeeze out one more show to keep …

Episode 231 – Chocorua Mountain Race

June 10th, 2021


Bryan has some things to say about the his mountain race. Peter has some things to say about standing in the field at the finish line.

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Episode 230 – Climb Time

May 27th, 2021


How is Bryan getting ready for his big loop over the 3478 ft summit of Mt Chocorua in the White Mountain National Forest in New Hampshire? By having a terrible final long run this week! Peter wants nothing to do with …

Episode 229 - Chris Heuisler Returns

May 13th, 2021


Bryan and Peter get their final stretches in before the big Boston Bulldogs Virtual Run For Recovery 5K this weekend. Then Chris Heuisler joins them …

Episode 228 - Grand Marshalls On Parade

April 27th, 2021


Bryan tackles a mountain while Peter tackles maturity, then together they tackle some updates on important charity events happening in May, including …

Episode 227 – Erin Keller

April 11th, 2021


Bryan and Peter check in about their brief stints in the medical tent, and then it's time for the drama! Three-time Crankle 2K costume winner and runner Erin Keller joins to talk about her fundraiser "Acting like I can …

Episode 226 - Coach Priolo

March 26th, 2021


Bryan and Peter step away from their computers and sit outside in the sunshine. They discuss Peter’s impending 50th birthday, and Bryan shares a special gift from composer Jeff Cronenberg. Then it's time to pick up the …

Episode 225 – Shoe Advice

March 19th, 2021


Peter is taking it nice and slow with his return to running, while Bryan is on the hunt for some more “made-up” events while races remain scarce. Reigning Crankle 2K costume winner (and certified running shoe expert) …

Episode 224 – Return of Charlie Paquette

March 12th, 2021


Peter tries this thing called running again, and gives Bryan an update in the medical tent. Then, it’s the return of long-time friend of the show, and inventor of the Animal Walk, Charlie Paquette. Charlie joins Bryan …

Episode 223 – Push-Ups 101

February 26th, 2021


This week, Bryan returns to running with a bang—a snowy WOahMAN with his friend Joev Dubach—while Peter returns to walking with doctor approval. …

Episode 222 – Dr. Andrew Mahon

February 19th, 2021


Bryan and Peter welcome marine biologist and long-time HWYRTian Dr. Andrew Mahon to the podcast. Andy talks about his amazing 6th research trip to …

Episode 221 – Vinnie Cent

February 12th, 2021


Bryan and Peter welcome back Vinnie Cent to hear about his big 2019 cross-country, November-Project-inspired road trip and find out what he’s been up to since. Vinnie shares his experiences while traveling and what he …

Episode 220 – What an Anchor Downer

February 4th, 2021


How was your snow shoveling today? Peter and Bryan dig out from the big snowstorm to record this week's episode. Bryan talks about how he's been keeping up with his running and yoga, while Peter shares how he's been …

Episode 219 – The Return of Amanda Nurse & Ellen London

January 28th, 2021


Bryan struggles through a late day run, while Peter gets a foot diagnosis from a real medical doctor. Then, they reconnect with Amanda Nurse and Ellen London Crane to see what they've been up to since Episode 179 in …

Episode 218 – Todd Wassel

January 22nd, 2021


This week, Peter and Bryan begin their podcast journey with a trip to the medical tent to discuss what's holding them back. Then, they welcome author …

Episode 217 – Get It Done in ‘21

January 8th, 2021


In their first episode of 2021, Bryan and Peter turn the page on 2020. First, a visit to the medical tent with Peter and his metatarsal. Next, Bryan shares the new yoga and meditation challenge that he's taking on with …

HWYRT Holiday Bonus - Bryan's Soul Searching Solstice Run

December 23rd, 2020


Peter interviews Bryan about his all-day running experience. Happy Holidays from all of us at HWYRT! 

Episode 216 – Bryan’s Soul Taper

December 18th, 2020


Bryan gives Peter the 411 on his upcoming Soul Searching Solstice Run. Is he ready to run for nine-plus hours? WHO KNOWS?! No matter what, he will be …

Episode 215 – Virtual Crankle 2K Live Show

December 10th, 2020


HWYRT’s Virtual Crankle 2K live show hit Zoom like a runaway freight train, overloaded with great entertainment! HWYRTians cyber-gathered in record numbers to celebrate the true spirit of the Millinocket Marathon and …

Episode 214 - Turkey Or Not, Here We Run

November 26th, 2020


It's the pre-Thanksgiving episode to keep you company on all of the driving you're not doing. Peter and Bryan meet up in the wilds of the suburbs and talk about what they're most looking forward to when it's safe to go …

Episode 213 – Short Days/New Shoes

November 13th, 2020


Bryan and Peter debate about how to properly count all the miles. Then, they check in on how their running is going post-ultra, and what they're …

Episode 212 – Sasha Wolff

October 29th, 2020


Peter and Bryan welcome Sasha Wolff, founder of Still I Run (, a non-profit charity focused on the benefits of …

Episode 211 - Pumpkin Spice Ultra

October 22nd, 2020


Peter and Bryan (finally) sit down to recap their October Pumpkin Spice Ultra. They share all the details about their 31.3 miles that spanned from the historic streets of Boston to Concord's Battle Road Trail, including …

Episode 210 – Dan and Riley’s Ultra Advice

October 15th, 2020


Bryan and Peter get a long-distance visit from friends-of-the-show Dan Adamietz and Riley Gage, who recently completed their own solo ultras. To help …

Episode 209 - Let the Taper Begin!

October 9th, 2020


Peter and Bryan join up for another Saturday run in preparation for their October ultra. They reflect back on their five years of running while doing …

Episode 208 – Battle Road Run

September 25th, 2020


Peter and Bryan recount their run along the historic Battle Road in Lexington and Concord, Massachusetts. Then it's time to tackle a listener question about stretching. Plus, they talk about the plans for their October …

Episode 207 - Banana Letdown

September 11th, 2020


Bryan and Peter recount their meetup on a recent long run, and Peter tells the tragic tale of his lost banana and parking garage crisis. Then, Bryan shares how his unplanned crazy runs have interfered with his long …

Episode 206 - Dan Horan Re-returns

August 27th, 2020


Peter and Bryan check in on their 31 Days of August Challenge progress and prepare for the final two-day smidge. Then they welcome back Father Dan Horan—the running friar, professor, doctor, and author. Together they …

Episode 205 - Amelia Meath Returns

August 23rd, 2020


Bryan and Peter check in on their Week 3 of the 31 Days of August Challenge, then welcome Amelia Meath of the bands Sylvan Esso and Mountain Man back to the virtual studio. Amelia talks about how her approach to running …

Episode 204 – Vacation Challenge

August 16th, 2020


Peter and Bryan check in from the shores of the beautiful Lake Winnipesaukee on their vacation to Geneva Point Center in New Hampshire. They chat …

Episode 203 – Dr. Paul Sax

August 7th, 2020


Bryan and Peter give updates on their progress with Week 1 of the HWYRT 31 Days of August Challenge (#hwyrtaugust) and lay out what’s ahead for Week …

Episode 202 – Shade Tree Podcasting

July 30th, 2020


Peter impresses Bryan with his long run in the summer heat. Bryan shares his new running plan. Plus, get ready for all the details about the HWYRT 31 …

Episode 201 – No Joke!

July 24th, 2020


Peter recovers from a big running week, while Bryan prepares for a sweltering run. Also, Peter brings some personal baggage to the movies. Plus, they introduce a new August challenge for HWYRTians everywhere!

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Episode 200 – Independent Independence Day Ultra

July 10th, 2020


Bryan and Peter give the full rundown (see what we did there?) on each of their amazing Independent Independence Day Ultra runs from the July 4th …

Episode 199 – Running Pays Off

June 26th, 2020


It's Bryan's turn to visit Peter for their 199th episode. First, they chat about their strange week of running in the summer heat where Peter finds a prize while Bryan finds a new way to commune with nature. They also …

Episode 198 – Carport

June 11th, 2020


Peter and Bryan roll the podcast into the carport to keep out of the rain. They talk about how their runs have been going and check in on plans for …

Episode 197 – Into The Great Wide Open

May 22nd, 2020


Peter and Bryan test out a new socially distant recording location. Bryan talks about some weird things he witnessed on his recent trail run, and …

Episode 196 – Running Into Spring

May 7th, 2020


Peter and Bryan talk about the beautiful May weekend they enjoyed while still practicing good social distancing. Then, it's time to go to the movies …

Episode 195 - Hashtag Hashout

April 24th, 2020


Bryan and Peter are joined by filmmaker Greg Shea and his wife Ashley, and Social Media Guru Anna Brooks for a recap of the #BackyardBostonMarathon. Everyone talks about their own backyard marathon experiences, then …

Episode 194 – #BackyardBostonMarathon

April 16th, 2020


Peter and Bryan chat with filmmaker Greg Shea of Running with Cameras about #BackyardBostonMarathon and what they're each planning to do for the big day. Then they welcome Dave McGillivray, race director of the B.A.A. …

Episode 193 – Emily Saul

April 9th, 2020


Peter and Bryan welcome a soothing presence into their Zoom quarantine universe --their good friend Emily Saul, founder of E. Saul Movement sports …

Episode 192 – Remote Running

April 2nd, 2020


Bryan and Peter are grateful that they can still run outside, but they share some of their challenges. They also talk about Bryan's experience with …

Episode 191 – Coach Paul Davies

March 28th, 2020


Bryan and Peter welcome Coach Paul Davies to the HWYRT Zoom line. Coach Paul brings the science as he talks about running and recovery, including how …

Episode 190 – Podcast in Place

March 24th, 2020


Peter and Bryan try to distract themselves from their quarantines with a Zoom check in. They talk about how their runs are going and how they are …

Episode 189 – Checking In

March 18th, 2020


Bryan and Peter practice responsible social distancing as they check in about their runs from the confines of their individual residences. They talk …

Episode 188 – Ithamar Jotkowitz

March 13th, 2020


Peter and Bryan go on a guided running tour of Boston with City Running Tours and learn a whole lot they didn't know about their hometown. Then they …

Episode 187 - Lori Michener

February 28th, 2020


Peter and Bryan welcome ultrarunner and ultrawinner Lori Michener to the WGBH Studio at the Boston Public Library. Lori talks about running her first …

Episode 186 – Slow Down

February 20th, 2020


Peter reveals his new approach to staying on track during marathon training. Bryan takes on fresh fitness challenges with November Project, despite some GPS issues. And they wonder if they finally understand this thing …

Episode 185 - Mark Lowenstein

February 14th, 2020


This episode is ready for a long run! First, Peter and Bryan go back to the movies on a call with View From My Run's Lori Richmond. Lori drops some deep NYC knowledge about the filming of Brittney Runs a Marathon, then …

Episode 184 – No Magic Switch

January 30th, 2020


Bryan and Peter try to stay inspired as they stare into the abyss of the hardest months of winter. First, they replay the time that they interviewed Jared Ward, recently named #1 in U.S. Men's Marathon for 2019, and …

Episode 183 - Boston Bulldogs

January 16th, 2020


Bryan and Peter welcome the Boston Bulldogs Running Club to the WGBH Studio at the Boston Public Library. Coach Mike Ferullo talks about how he …

Episode 182 - Top of the Decade, TO YOU!

January 9th, 2020


Peter and Bryan welcome the New Year! In their first check-in post Millinocket, they talk about returning to running and powering through illness. Then, Peter shares how a new documentary inspired him to try something …

Episode 181 – Millinocket 2019

December 17th, 2019


It's the 2019 Millinocket Marathon and Half weekend recap! Peter and Bryan grab their window spot at the Moose Drop In to watch the runners come in and chat about their own race experience. They share highlights from …


December 11th, 2019


Look for Episode 181 to drop this coming weekend! 

Episode 180 – Sean Quinn

November 26th, 2019


It's the pre-Thanksgiving episode to entertain you on your way to wherever you're traveling! Peter attends a toy show and Bryan enjoys nature's beauty. Then they are joined by Sean Quinn, a self-described stoic athlete …

Episode 179 – Amanda Nurse and Ellen London

November 14th, 2019


It's been a busy week! Peter reenters the world of double-digit runs and Bryan tackles NP Boston's intense #WOahMAN triathlon. They return once again to the WGBH Studios at the Boston Public Library to welcome two …

Episode 178 - Pattie Himes McNally

November 7th, 2019


Bryan and Peter return to the Boston Public Library, where they welcome the force behind the Millinocket Marathon and Half social media accounts, Pattie Himes McNally.

Pattie (a Millinocket native!) talks about her …

Episode 177 - Running Tricks & Treats

November 1st, 2019


Bryan and Peter celebrate 4 years of making podcast magic by casting a special spell on Halloween! 

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Episode 176 - Historical & Hysterical Runs

October 17th, 2019


The past weekend was full of crazy races and we’re talking about them all! Bryan and Peter update one another on where they are in their training …

Episode 175 - Anne Beatty

October 3rd, 2019


Bryan’s race day snafu and a listener’s injury lead to a debate: is it better to DNS or DNF? Then, Peter and Bryan are joined by Anne Beatty, a 20-time marathoner who didn’t start running marathons until she was 50. …

Episode 174 - Call To Action!

September 20th, 2019


Bryan's back from river rafting in Utah and singing the praises of taking breaks from running. Peter is holding steady on his training. Plus, HWYRT …

Episode 173 - Sometimes Running Is Silly

September 5th, 2019


In this episode we get an update on Peter's successful return to running in the month of August. Then Peter tries to pull Bryan out of the deep …

Episode 172 – Humidity Humor

August 22nd, 2019


We’re back to one show per week. Well, at least for this week. Peter dodges construction as he plods through a humid run, while Bryan joins a friend in an intense stadium challenge. They share an announcement about the …

Episode 171 – Friday

August 16th, 2019


Friday is finally here and we are so happy you spent the week with us. Now, get outside and have a good run today!

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Episode 170 - Thursday

August 15th, 2019


We’re talking up running watches, wood chopping, and weights.

Plus, Bryan talks about how he is “mixing it up” with his training.

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Episode 169 - Wednesday

August 15th, 2019


We are going daily this week! How Was Your Hump Day Today?

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Episode 168 - Tuesday

August 13th, 2019


Time for another daily installment of HWYRT! This episode will get into your blood!

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Episode 167 - Monday

August 12th, 2019


HWYRT went away, but now we are back! And we are going daily for one week! Hope you are all running well. Send us feedback on the socials, email us at or visit us at See you …

Episode 166 - Emmy Show

June 27th, 2019


In the afterglow of their Boston/New England Emmy win, Bryan and Peter revisit the events of the big day. First, Peter talks about his recovery from knee surgery (just the day before the Emmys!) Then, we travel to the …

Episode 165 - Ultra Show

June 11th, 2019


It's an ULTRA episode this week! We get to experience the Pineland Farms Trail Challenge with Bryan as he describes his first ultra race and shares …

Episode 164 - E Saul Movement

May 23rd, 2019


Bryan and Peter sit down for a long chat with returning guest Emily Saul (Co-Leader at November Project Boston and founder of E Saul Movement). Peter …

Episode 163 - May Day!

May 10th, 2019


Peter and Bryan are back in the HWYRT studio. First, there's some BIG NEWS about the film "Run Millinocket" that they produced with award-winning filmmaker Greg Shea. Then, is it possible that Peter is running …

Episode 162 - Boston 2019: Before and After

April 25th, 2019


Time to experience Boston Marathon weekend! First, we travel back in time before the marathon as Tim and Bryan make plans for the big day, then jump ahead to find out how the day went, from experiencing all the …

Episode 161 - Bad Run Bryan

April 11th, 2019


With mere hours before the running of the 2019 Boston Marathon, HWYRT finally meets Bad Run Bryan.

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Episode 160 - Dave McGillivray

March 21st, 2019


We welcome legendary race director Dave McGillivray, who tells us all about how he "conducts" the Boston Marathon. Dave also takes us back in time to describe about how the Boston Marathon has changed over the years, …

Episode 159 - Tim Sullivan

March 14th, 2019


Peter is on the road to wellness, and he has a crazy new idea to share (of course). Then, we welcome longtime friend-of-the-show and visually …

Episode 158 - Medical Tent

March 1st, 2019


HWYRT is marching in like a lion, and Bryan and Peter are marching straight into the medical tent! Peter has a major health announcement to make and Bryan has a major race confession to share (of course he does).  This …

Episode 157 – LOVEFEST 2019

February 21st, 2019


Love is in the air for HWYRT! This week, Bryan and Peter join Coach Dan, Justin, and Gorilla Bill for the annual LoveFest at the Heartbreak Hill Running Company. While runners mingle, shop, and try the treadmills, Peter …

Episode 156 - Kiah Quarles & Imani Graham

February 7th, 2019


Bryan and Peter are back in their podcasting second home at the Boston Public Library! First, Bryan gives an update on his training for the Boston …

Thought Platform - Sleep

January 24th, 2019


In between running hills and foam rolling, you probably need to sleep. While Bryan and Peter are busy cobbling together a new episode of HWYRT for …

Thought Platform - Comfort Food

January 17th, 2019


Bryan and Peter take on the divisive topic of comfort food. Please heat up some chili and Fritos and join them up in the Thought Platform. Send us your thoughts at


Episode 155 - David Macklem

January 10th, 2019


New year, new episode! Peter and Bryan welcome 2019 with a special visit from Peter's long-time friend and new runner, David Macklem, on his …

Thought Platform - Books

January 3rd, 2019


We are starting off the new year with another episode of Thought Platform. In "Books," Bryan and Peter sit by the fair and debate paper versus electronic media. We'll be back next week with an all new episode of How Was …

Episode 154 - Unnamed Running Crew (UNMD)

December 20th, 2018


There's a new crew at the WGBH Studio in the Boston Public Library-the Unnamed Run Crew (UNMD). Peter and Bryan are joined by UNMD's founder Leandrew Belnavis, co-leader Elizabeth Rock, and crew member Alex …

Episode 153 - The Morning After: Millinocket 2018

December 14th, 2018


The HWYRT gang packed up the bus and took on the 3rd Annual Crankle 2K and the Millinocket Half Marathon with grace and aplomb (and a boot). Join us for this intimate conversation recorded the morning after the big race …

Episode 152 - Millinocket New Year New Goals

December 7th, 2018


It's a bonus episode! Bryan and Peter get psyched up for the big trip to Millinocket! They go over plans for the 3rd Annual Crankle 2K, including a …

Episode 151 - George Woodward

December 3rd, 2018


Bryan grills Peter about the new gear he's sporting - a boot! Then, the guys welcome "Marathon" George Woodward to the BPL studio! George shares how he got into running, how running helps him not be such a b*stard, his …

Thought Platform - Youth

November 30th, 2018


While we finish applying the final coat of paint to our big HWYRT interview with "Marathon" George Woodward, please enjoy one of our favorite episodes of Thought Platform. In "Youth," Bryan and Peter discuss what words …

Episode 150 - Mark Lowenstein

November 16th, 2018


Peter and Bryan check in on their latest runs, then welcome back Mark Lowenstein of Bryan takes the opportunity to get Mark’s advice on where to run during his upcoming trip to Denver. Then, Mark talks …

Episode 149 - Flip the Switch

November 9th, 2018


Peter finds his inspiration to get back to running after injury, and Bryan reflects on his own return following his surgery. Plus, how HWYRT has …

Episode 148 - Amelia Meath

October 30th, 2018


It's our 3rd Anniversary Special!! Peter and Bryan chat about working through injury and the negative self-talk that creeps in when you're not running, and then Bryan confesses (of course) to how he got injured this …

Thought Platform - Nature

October 26th, 2018


We are skipping a new HWYRT episode this week, as we are busy preparing our third anniversary show! However, over the summer, Bryan and Peter released five episodes of Thought Platform, their new conversation podcast. …

Episode 147 - MDI SCI-FI

October 19th, 2018


Peter and Bryan are talkin’ up Autumn! Bryan describes the beautiful Mount Desert Island Half Marathon in Maine, where he raced with …

Episode 146 - Anna & Andi

October 11th, 2018


The women of HWYRT take over the mics! Anna describes her experience at the B.A.A. Half Marathon, while Andi looks ahead to the MDI Half. They both start getting into a Millinocket mindset, and then compare their …

Episode 145 - Message Received

October 5th, 2018


Peter and Bryan make a long-awaited return to Feedback Corner where Queen Lauren Madden is ready with the listener mailbag. New listener Jenny Love's email about listening to HWYRT at the gym encourages Bryan to tell …

Episode 144 - Bryan Kent

September 27th, 2018


Peter and Bryan welcome another Bryan to the mics. Bryan Kent of Wellness in Motion describes his work as a chiropractor and acupuncturist, and shares how he practically stumbled into studying traditional Chinese …

Episode 143 - Corinne Griffiths

September 20th, 2018


Bryan and Peter are back at the studio at the Boston Public Library where Bryan tells the story of his recent painful rookie mistake. Then the guys …

Episode 142 - You’re Killington Me, Bryan

September 13th, 2018


It's our second week after the break, and everyone on team HWYRT is already BUSY. Peter continues to make progress in PT, Bryan runs yet another …

Episode 141 - The Return

September 6th, 2018


Peter and Bryan make their long-awaited return to the podcasting studio. Bryan is back in the races while Peter is back on the injury deck (and Bryan questions the activities that got him there). Plus, a report on an …

Episode 140 - Mark Lowenstein

July 19th, 2018


Peter and Bryan get the scoop on all the best places to run from Mark Lowenstein, creator of which provides runners who travel with a curated list of scenic and iconic running routes worldwide. Mark …

Episode 139 - Boilermaker 15K 2018

July 12th, 2018


It’s the story we’ve all been waiting for: the Boilermaker 15K recap! Bryan sits down with Boilermaker completionists Peter Villa and Igor Babushkin to get the scoop on what went right and what went terribly wrong on …

Episode 138 - Dan Janis

July 6th, 2018


Peter and Bryan take to the streets and are joined by Dan Janis, who is well on his way to running a marathon in all 50 states. Dan shares how he’s managed to  make such unbelievable progress in crossing states off his …

Episode 137 - A Cool 10K

June 29th, 2018


Bryan and Peter finally make it back to the studio at the Boston Public Library where they are joined by Social Media Guru Anna Brooks, who just completed her second BAA 10K. They talk about the race experience, Peter …

Episode 136 - Alan Scherer

June 21st, 2018


Peter and Bryan venture outside the studio, first to Peter’s house and then to Bryan’s car, to make some HWYRT magic. Peter has a big announcement about his run streak and Bryan offers his sage advice. Bryan also …

Episode 135 - Phoning It In

June 15th, 2018


Bryan and Peter can't be together at the studio, but a new episode is only a phone call away. Peter is cautious about his running streak after feeling some familiar pains, while Bryan and Artist-in-Residence Andrea …

Episode 134 - Community News

June 8th, 2018


We start by Following the Cent as Vinnie travels to Virginia Beach to chat with Nic King. Nic, who ran an amazing 14 races in one year for the Rock …

Episode 133 - Chicken on a Hot Roof

June 1st, 2018


Bryan and Peter record on location at the Gould Family Farm. Bryan is ready to spring himself from PT, while Peter continues to train for the Utica …

Episode 132 - Josh Sprague

May 24th, 2018


Bryan continues his recovery by tackling some hills and starting to plan some races. Then, an interview with cyclist, runner, and Orange Mud CEO Josh Sprague. Josh talks about his crazy adventure races, including a run …

Episode 131 - Call Waiting

May 18th, 2018


This week, we get an update on the great progress being made in the #rebuildbryan project, plus an update on how some friends of the show are doing with their goals. Next, it's story time! Bryan takes a wrong turn and …

Episode 130 - Another Mother Runner’s Day With Sarah Bowen Shea

May 11th, 2018


We are celebrating Mother's Day with our special guest, Another Mother Runner's Sarah Bowen Shea. Sarah chats with us about how college crew got her …

Episode 129 - Runstreet

May 4th, 2018


It's May, so Peter finally gets to ask Bryan the big question: "How was your run today?" And...he gets an answer! Then they go back in time once more to the Boston Marathon to respond to a listener question about their …

Episode 128 - A Guide to Tim Sullivan

April 26th, 2018


Peter travels to Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he has an eventful run and also rediscovers his love of meat. Then we travel back in time (a whole two weeks …

Episode 127 - Boston Marathon 2018

April 18th, 2018


It's our big Boston Marathon 2018 special! We begin with an event no one thought would ever come -- Alison Mariella Désir, founder of Harlem Run and …

Episode 126 - Ellen's Taper Trap

April 13th, 2018


It's the most wonderful time of the year! Boston Marathon weekend is here, and Peter and Bryan sit down with fast, funny Ellen London to talk her …

Episode 125 - Vinnie Cent

April 6th, 2018


Bryan makes progress in physical therapy but worries about getting back to running. Meanwhile, Peter prepares to guide Tim Sullivan at the BAA 5K, …

Episode 124 - Fallback Week

March 30th, 2018


It's fallback week, and Bryan and Peter are taking stock. Peter gives updates on his training, while Bryan looks for inspiration on his spin bike. They also walk for some great causes and search for signs of spring. …

Episode 123 - BAA History Lesson

March 22nd, 2018


Bryan and Peter welcome friend-of-the-show Paul Davies to the Boston Public Library Studio to discuss the building's amazing history as the first …

Episode 122 - Ian Nurse

March 16th, 2018


HWYRT returns to their studio at the Boston Public Library for a super-big episode! Peter shares his artistic talents and talks about his not-so-great Saturday run. Bryan describes his latest recovery efforts and …

Episode 121 - HWYRT Meets E4E

March 9th, 2018


Bryan and Peter check in on the latest happenings. Bryan is back to walking stadiums and cheering for Artist-in-Residence Andrea Bonney Gould as she …

Episode 120 - Everyone in Boston Loves to Run Lovefest Part 2

March 1st, 2018


The 2018 Everybody in Boston Loves to Run Lovefest continues! Peter and Bryan chat with more runners fundraising for the 2018 Boston Marathon, many of them first-time marathoners. They also catch up with chief …

Episode 119 - Everyone in Boston Loves to Run Lovefest Part 1

February 23rd, 2018


HWYRT joins forces with Heartbreak Hill Running Company for the 2018 Everyone in Boston Loves to Run Lovefest! While runners and their guests mingle, shop, and donate money to the charity drawing, Peter and Bryan …

Episode 118 - The Return of Amy Moritz

February 16th, 2018


Bryan and Peter welcome back sports reporter, author, and athlete Amy Moritz. Amy is in town to report on the Buffalo Sabres game against the Boston Bruins, so naturally Peter and Bryan join her at the TD Garden during …

Episode 117 - The Return of Lori Richmond

February 8th, 2018


Peter and Bryan take the show on the road to Times Square in NYC. While there, they catch up with author/illustrator/runner Lori Richmond, who talks about her fantastic new children's picture book "Bunny's Staycation." …

Episode 116 - Elizabeth Carr & Matt Norton of Back on My Feet

February 1st, 2018


Bryan puts out a new listener challenge to help him #RebuildBryan as he continues his recovery, while Peter gives an update on his and Igor Babushkin's progress on the new Clyde Army Countdown challenge. Then, Bryan and …

Episode 115 - "Pedal Power"

January 26th, 2018


Bryan and Peter trade their recording studio for a spin studio to test out their pedal power. Peter tries to shake off the residue of 2017. Then the guys step into the medical tent where Bryan unburdens himself about …

Episode 114 - "Crutchless"

January 18th, 2018


This week Bryan and Peter are on a tight schedule, but there's so much to talk about! Peter enlists fellow HWYRTians to help with obtaining SMG Anna …

Episode 113 - "How Was Your Row Today?"

January 12th, 2018


Peter and Bryan do some artisanal podcasting on the coldest day of the year. Bryan celebrates his PT progress as he says "goodbye" to his crutches. …

Episode 112 - Greg Shea: Art & Athletics

January 5th, 2018


Bryan and Peter check in from the HWYRT snow bunker during the big "bomb cyclone" winter storm. They talk about their running, or lack thereof, since the Millinocket Marathon and Half. Then they are joined by …

Episode 111 - Hip Goals

December 28th, 2017


Happy New Year, HWYRTians! As 2017 draws to a close, Peter and Bryan reflect on the past year and look forward to 2018. Bryan gives an update on his recovery from hip surgery and how that’s shaping his fitness goals for …

Episode 110 - Millinocket 2017 - Part Two

December 22nd, 2017


Bryan and Peter return for Part Two of the special Millinocket Marathon and Half two-parter extravaganza! After completing the half marathon, they spend the afternoon at the Moose Drop In store chatting with runners - …

Episode 109 - Millinocket 2017 - Part One

December 14th, 2017


Our weekend in Millinocket, Maine, was so big, so full of love, and so epic that we need to bring it to you in TWO huge episodes. This first episode …

Episode 108 – "The Final Psych"

December 7th, 2017


Time to get PSYCHED UP for Millinocket! Peter, Bryan, Andrea, and Anna gather by the fireplace to talk about their goals for the big race weekend and what they’re looking forward to the most. They also provide a rundown …

Episode 107 - "Old Friends, New Friends"

December 1st, 2017


Thanksgiving has come and gone. Peter and Bryan catch up on their holiday runs and how they strapped on the feedbag. Then, a call from Igor Babushkin …

Episode 106 – Fr. Dan P. Horan, OFM, Returns

November 21st, 2017


Bryan and Peter welcome the triumphant return of Father Dan Horan, O.F.M. (the running friar) for an extra-special, extra-long episode to get everyone through their Thanksgiving travels and runs. They talk about Dan's …

Episode 105 - "Return to Feedback Corner"

November 17th, 2017


Winter is coming. Peter experiences the first signs of cold-weather running in Boston. Bryan gets his head in the game for a new PR. Then, they visit …

Episode 104 - Jonathan Levitt

November 10th, 2017


Bryan picks up the speed to tackle some hills, while Peter goes into beast mode to help his mom prepare for the winter. Then they are joined in the studio by runner and hardest-working-man-in-social-media Jonathan …

Episode 103 - Rebecca Pacheco

November 3rd, 2017


Peter catches Bryan up on the Cambridge Costume 5K, then consults with him about a change in his Millinocket training plan. Bryan confessed to a …

Episode 102 - "Clyde Benefits"

October 27th, 2017


Bryan and Peter go kicking and screaming into adulthood. Bryan finally checks out the Head of the Charles Regatta while Peter visits the medical tent …

Episode 101 - "Back to Basics"

October 20th, 2017


Peter and Bryan begin Episode 101 trying to live up to their promises from Episode 100. They wonder if they've grown in their ability to make smart decisions about training and recovering from injuries. Then Bryan …

Episode 100 - “An Audio Ultra”

October 13th, 2017


Bryan prepares for his upcoming half marathon, and Peter reports back from the sidelines of the BAA half. Then, a quick visit to Feedback Corner before the main event. So, what do you do when you have talked about …

Episode 99 - Lori Richmond

October 5th, 2017


HWYRT goes on the road to Brooklyn, NY, to meet artist, writer, and runner Lori Richmond. Lori explains about how she went from being an art kid in remedial gym to having her art featured in Runner's World for her …

Episode 98 – Jonathan Ronzio

September 29th, 2017


Bryan has a not-entirely-surprising Millinocket Marathon reveal and Peter feels the sting of listener feedback. Plus, the “mad pooper” in the news reminds Bryan of a recent strange experience. Then the guys head to the …

Episode 97 – Jillian Block, PT, DPT

September 21st, 2017


Bryan interviews some future fans while Peter offers commentary. Then, the guys witness the historic first running of the Fenway Park Marathon (won by friend-of-the-show Mike Wardian!). Finally, they talk with “honorary …

Episode 96 – Joel H. Cohen

September 14th, 2017


Bryan and Peter interview co-executive producer and writer for The Simpsons Joel H. Cohen. His new book How to Lose a Marathon: A Starter’s Guide to Finishing in 26.2 Chapters hilariously chronicles how he trained for …

Episode 95 - "Season Two"

September 7th, 2017


Bryan and Peter are back from their summer vacation and ready to get back to what they do best! Strap on your feedbag, lace up your running shoes, and get ready to start your training for the Millinocket Marathon. This …

Episode 94 - Summer Rewind: Kelly Roberts

September 1st, 2017


Bryan and Peter will be back next week with the start of the all-new Season Two of HWYRT! This week, they wrap up the Summer Rewind series with their incredible interview with the one and only Kelly Roberts! Stay tuned …

Episode 93 - "Rejected Titles"

August 24th, 2017


In this mini-episode, Bryan and Peter ask Fast Funny Ellen London to read all of the failed titles for Season 2 of HWYRT. Plus, they talk up their training for this year’s Millinocket Marathon and the power of …

Episode 92 – Summer Rewind: Chris Heuisler

August 17th, 2017


Yes, we’re still on summer break. But, this is a great interview and you will love it all over again. Veteran marathon runner and Westin Hotel's National Run Concierge Chris Heuisler sits down with Bryan and Peter for …

Episode 91 - Summer Rewind: Alison Desir

August 10th, 2017


To celebrate Run 4 All Women’s upcoming national events, this summer rewind features our interview with Run 4 All Women founder, Alison Desir. Be sure to check out a race event happening near you and support the …

Episode 90 - Summer Rewind: Brogan Graham and Bojan Mandaric

August 3rd, 2017


Bryan and Peter celebrate their 90th episode by going on vacation and leaving us with their amazing 40th episode. We travel back to August 2016 and go under Harvard stadium with November Project. Check out the crazy …

Episode 89 - Charlotte Walsh

July 28th, 2017


Bryan and Peter do the unthinkable and record the open to the show while driving. Peter reveals some news about his ultra race plans, while Bryan …

Episode 88 - Summer Rewind: Dan Fitzgerald

July 21st, 2017


Bryan and Peter continue their “every-other-week-summer fun-time,” and reintroduce an interview from the HWYRT archives for the third Summer Rewind of 2017:

HWYRT goes on location to The Heartbreak Hill Running …

Episode 87 - "Watch Your Mouth"

July 14th, 2017


Bryan's physical therapy is working wonders but his defeatist self-talk is laying traps for his recovery. And Peter's ultra training may be off …

Episode 86 - Summer Rewind: Amy Moritz

July 6th, 2017


Bryan and Peter continue their “every-other-week-summer fun-time,” and reintroduce an interview from the HWYRT archives for the second Summer Rewind of 2017:

Bryan and Peter answer a listener question on how to increase …

Episode 85 - "10K Tent Party"

June 30th, 2017


Bryan and Peter start the show with their goals and predictions for the BAA 10K. They also talk about the uniquely challenging and powerful …

Episode 84 – Summer Rewind: Fr. Daniel P. Horan, OFM

June 23rd, 2017


As Peter and Bryan take some much-needed summer rest, they reintroduce an interview from the HWYRT archives for the first Summer Rewind of 2017:

Father Daniel P. Horan, OFM, a Franciscan friar and sub-elite runner, …

Episode 83 - "Laughter and Secrets"

June 15th, 2017


It’s no secret that Bryan and Peter are both 46 years old. But, they do have secrets that they've been keeping from each other. In this episode, …

Episode 82 - Caleb Daniloff Returns!

June 8th, 2017


Writer (and veteran HWYRT guest) Caleb Daniloff joins Bryan and Peter to talk about his special report in Runner’s World on the science behind how exercise can help battle addiction. Caleb is also on a journey from …

Episode 81 – "Truth + Consequences"

June 2nd, 2017


Bryan and Peter have some big announcements. Peter finally reveals his decision on running his first ultra. Bryan has a major update on his hip …

Episode 80 - Greg Shea

May 25th, 2017


Award-winning video director and producer (and original HWYRTian) Greg Shea talks about his history with running and how he fared in the now infamous Maine Coast Marathon. Then Peter talks up how Star Wars changed his …

Episode 79 – "Burn Before Running"

May 18th, 2017


"Fast and Funny Ellen London" joins Bryan and Peter for a check-in on Bryan’s hip injury and to discuss Bryan's plans around managing it. Then Peter reveals a secret he’s been keeping from Bryan since Marathon Day! That …

Episode 78 – "Chicken Run"

May 12th, 2017


Bryan and Peter step out of the studio for a visit to the great outdoors. Okay, it’s really just Bryan’s backyard. But, there’s nature! Peter …

Episode 77 – Sabrina Dello Russo

May 4th, 2017


Peter and Bryan welcome Sabrina Dello Russo who talks about starting long distance running after she and her friends were injured in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. She shares how she hopes to inspire other new …

Episode 76 - "How Was Your Marathon Today?"

April 27th, 2017


The 2017 Boston Marathon is in the history books and Peter was a part of it! Bryan gets all the details about how Peter’s race went and why the day was so special. Then Bryan shares his experience of being a spectator …

Episode 75 - 2017 Boston Marathon Experience "Too Many Guests To List"

April 20th, 2017


Our 75th episode has it all. No, really. That’s why it is so long. Settle in and get comfortable, people. This one is worth it. Recorded on Saturday, April 15, 2017, two days before the 121st running of the Boston …

Clyde Army Countdown

April 17th, 2017


The people demanded it!  We delivered it!

In honor of everyone taking part in the 121st running of the Boston Marathon, we present all of the Clyde Army Countdowns to help motivate you though the big race! 

Episode 74 – Katy Galli

April 13th, 2017


Peter is a bundle of taper nerves as Bryan coaches him on his goals (and sub goals) for the upcoming Boston Marathon. Plus, it’s the dramatic conclusion to the Clyde Army Countdown! Then, an interview with podcaster, …

Episode 73 - "Taper By Proxy"

April 6th, 2017


Peter impresses Bryan with his treadmill skills, while Bryan experiences some sympathy taper emotions. Then a visit with the Queen of Feedback Corner Lauren Madden to answer an intriguing listener question about how to …

Episode 72 – Eileen Lingley & Tim Morris

March 30th, 2017


Bryan is on the injury deck again, while Peter has completed his 21-mile training run. Also, it's Week 3 of the Clyde Army Countdown. Then the guys speak with brother and sister running team, Eileen Lingley and Tim …

Episode 71 - Wayne Levy

March 23rd, 2017


Over the last 35 years, Wayne Levy has run more than 100,000 miles. What does he do when he’s not out running more than halfway to the Moon? He serves on the Boston Athletic Association Board of Governors and the …

Episode 70 - Tim Sullivan & Mark Remy

March 16th, 2017


Peter survives running 18 miles on the treadmill, while Bryan considers never using a treadmill again. Then they talk with two runners who will be …

Episode 69 – "BONK! if You Love Marathon Training"

March 9th, 2017


Bryan wings back from San Diego in time for a frigid tempo run with Peter and has stories about his trip. Peter regales Bryan with his terrible attempt at a 14-miler in the February heat wave. And it’s week six of the …

Episode 68 - Alison Desir

March 2nd, 2017

  • After the update on this week’s Clyde Army Countdown, Bryan plays nutritionist to help further Peter’s marathon training. Then, they get past their …

Episode 67 - Christopher Carter, Psy.D.

February 23rd, 2017


They are not medical doctors. Turns out they’re not psychologists, either. That's why Bryan and Peter are joined by Dr. Chris Carter, team …

Episode 66 - "Shoe Chains & Snow Days"

February 17th, 2017


As winter makes itself known in Boston, Peter continues to train for the marathon and breaks in his new Yaktrax. Bryan gets a run in with his beer brewing buddy. And they get a visit from listener and sub-sub-elite …

Episode 65 – "DNF"

February 10th, 2017


As Peter’s marathon training continues, he pitches a new motivational segment for the show to Bryan. Then, they attempt to interview a guest via Skype, but the internet doesn’t cooperate. They end the show having to …

Episode 64 – Bill McCabe

February 3rd, 2017


Peter's marathon training has him dreaming about running. Meanwhile, Bryan is back out on the trails and experiences a really tough workout. Then they are joined by the inspirational Bill McCabe who began running in his …

Episode 63 - "Run-in-Place"

January 26th, 2017


The Run-in-Place Party and Podcast Extravaganza was an event like no other. As a snowstorm raged outside, HWYRT joined forces with Coach Dan Fitzgerald and his team at the Heartbreak Hill Running Company for running, …

Episode 62 – Theresa Lynn

January 19th, 2017


HWYRT is back in the WGBH Studio at the Boston Public Library, which triggers a memory for Bryan. Peter continues his training for the Boston Marathon. And Bryan gets a kick out of Peter’s habit of always working toward …

Episode 61 – "Guest Services"

January 13th, 2017


Peter has begun his Boston Marathon training and is raising money for Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital. Bryan admits he looks terrible at the end of …

Episode 60 – Mike Wardian

January 6th, 2017


Peter and Bryan are back for 2017! They set their sights on new races, review the pros and cons of compression socks, and then chat with ultra …

Episode 59 – "Happy New Ears!"

December 30th, 2016


In this year-end episode of HWYRT, Bryan and Peter discuss what the new year might hold for each of them. They talk up goals and sub-goals, possible …

Episode 58 - Santa JG

December 22nd, 2016


Bryan and Peter land an audience with the big man himself, Santa Claus! They discuss what it takes to be a jolly old elf, and what runners really …

Episode 57 - "Millinocket"

December 15th, 2016


It’s all been leading up to this. With their list of sub-goals in hand, Bryan and Peter roll into Millinocket, Maine, for the 1st-ever HWYRT Crankle! …

Episode 56 – "Road to Millinocket"

December 9th, 2016


Bryan and Peter take a break from packing the HWYRT bus to have a chat about what the coming marathon weekend holds for them in Maine. Bryan is …

Episode 55 – Emily Saul

December 2nd, 2016


Bryan and Peter try out the new WGBH Studio at the Boston Public Library and invite November Project’s Emily Saul to join them. Emily tells them how …

Episode 54 – "HWYR-T-DAY"

November 23rd, 2016


It’s a very special Thanksgiving episode of the show. Bryan is back from Denver and Peter is back to running. They both are thankful for many things …

Episode 53 – Pam Rickard

November 17th, 2016


Bryan and Peter sit down (on the floor of a tiny hotel room) for an in-depth conversation with ultra marathoner Pam Rickard, Director of The Herren …

Episode 52 – "Click Fever"

November 11th, 2016


Peter finally gets his running mojo back and Bryan continues his intense marathon training. With Millinocket just a month away, they make a list of goals for the big trip. They read a SAT STAT CHAT comment that they …

Episode 51 – Kelly Roberts

November 3rd, 2016


Bryan survives his 18-miler and Peter is on the verge of being on the road again. Then, a fantastic conversation with Kelly Roberts of Run Selfie Repeat. Kelly talks about how she began taking the running and social …

Episode 50 – "Anniversary Party"

October 28th, 2016


On our 50th-episode anniversary special, Bryan does an insane November Project triathlon while Peter faces his ankles and leans into his pain. Then a peek behind the scenes at HWYRT with special guests …

Episode 49 – Chris Heuisler

October 20th, 2016


Veteran marathon runner and Westin Hotel's National Run Concierge Chris Heuisler sits down with Bryan and Peter for an in-depth conversation about life and running. Chris brings the guys up to speed on the Westin’s run …

Episode 48 - "Unlimited!"

October 13th, 2016


Bryan offers an excruciating example of failure and self-doubt, while Peter trims the hedges and climbs out of his rock bottom. The boys also strap …

Episode 47 – Nick Symmonds

October 6th, 2016


Bryan and Peter interview professional track athlete and two-time Olympian Nick Symmonds. Nick ran the 800 meter for the U.S. in both the Beijing 2008 and London 2012 Olympics, and is now a self-made “athletepreneur.” …

Episode 46 - Dan Fitzgerald

September 30th, 2016


Bryan and Peter go on location to The Heartbreak Hill Running Company's newest store and running studio to interview running coach and co-owner Dan Fitzgerald. HWYRT listeners …

Episode 45 - "Framework of Failure"

September 22nd, 2016


Bryan gets excited about pumping gas and admits to making a mistake involving old running shoes. Listener Pat calls in to tell the tale of how a …

Episode 44 - "Mascots Wanted"

September 15th, 2016


Bryan is fresh off of a 10-mile race, while Peter is just happy to be walking. Bryan has a Wes Finnemore sighting. Peter explains why “Clyde Army” is a gender-neutral term. Plus, the call goes out to the listening …

HWYRT Anthem - Mister Rourke

September 13th, 2016


Need a new beat for your next run? Or maybe you require a musical history lesson on the show? Either way, be sure to tuck this track into your next mix. Huge thank you to Mister Rourke for giving us the first HWYRT fan …

Episode 43 – "Injuries And Memories"

September 9th, 2016


Bryan counsels Peter on his ongoing rehab. Peter reveals a deep childhood trauma to Bryan. And together they provide a listener with tips on fueling while running. Be sure to check out our new store at …

Episode 42 - Amy Moritz

September 1st, 2016


Bryan and Peter answer a listener question on how to increase one’s per-mile pace while being a member of the Clyde Army. Peter updates Bryan on his tendonitis. Then sportswriter and “late-onset athlete,” Amy Moritz, …

Episode 41 – "Crankle And Confessions"

August 24th, 2016


Peter gets real with Bryan about his tendonitis. Bryan lays some serious truth on Peter about his misperception of certain words. Plus, they answer a listener question about proper pacing. Be sure to check out the new …

Episode 40 - Brogan Graham and Bojan Mandaric

August 18th, 2016


Bryan and Peter celebrate their 40th episode by getting out of the studio, setting up shop under Harvard stadium, and trading sweaty hugs with November Project. Join them for crazy post-workout interviews with Caleb …

Episode 39 - "365-Degree View"

August 11th, 2016


Bryan and Peter are back in the same room for the first time in nearly a month! Bryan is full of stories from his vacation and Peter is nursing an …

Summer Rewind: Rebecca Lipscomb

August 4th, 2016


We wrap up our Summer Rewind series with a look back at our interview with running coach Rebecca Lipscomb. Rebecca shares her personal reasons for putting mile after mile on the road and loving every minute of it - even …

Summer Rewind: Wesley Finnemore

July 29th, 2016


We continue our Summer Rewind series with a look back at the second half of our excellent interview with ultra runner Wesley Finnemore. Wes tells the …

Summer Rewind - "Failing the Animal Walk Test"

July 22nd, 2016


We begin our Summer Rewind series with a look back at one of our favorites, Episode 9 - "Failing the Animal Walk Test." Bryan and Peter talk about breaking in new running shoes, discuss the global reach of the internet, …

Episode 38 – David Avakian, LMHC

July 14th, 2016


Bryan and Peter interview psychotherapist and life-long runner David Avakian. They tackle the question of what makes a runner a runner and what happens when a runner can no longer run. Plus, the awesome power of …

Episode 37 - "My Own Private Feed Bag"

July 8th, 2016


Peter and Bryan ran the BAA 10k and lived to podcast about it. But then their food spiral started. Plus, HWYRT is now a club on Strava (whatever that means). So join in! You can help Peter raise money for Boston …

Episode 36 - Fr. Daniel P. Horan, OFM

June 30th, 2016


Father Daniel P. Horan, OFM, a Franciscan friar and sub-elite runner, joins Bryan and Peter in the studio for a hilarious hour-long interview. They discuss the connection between running and spirituality, how Fr. Horan …

Episode 35 - "Bryan Calls In From Philly"

June 23rd, 2016


Bryan is away on business this week, but the show goes on! Peter handles the technical duties and Bryan calls in to talk about his adventures in Philly and to get psyched up for this coming weekend's 10K race in Boston. …

Episode 34 – "Bird Burden"

June 17th, 2016


Bryan drops some shoe wisdom on Peter, Peter drops some cash on new running shorts, and birds seem to be dropping from the sky. Welcome to another thirty minutes you will never get back. For the real deal about ham …

Episode 33 - "Steps to Success"

June 10th, 2016


On the heels of their wildly successful interview with Caleb Daniloff, Bryan and Peter regale one another with tales of their newbie workouts with …

Episode 32 - Caleb Daniloff

June 2nd, 2016


Bryan and Peter are joined in the studio by author and runner Caleb Daniloff. They discuss why Caleb runs and learn more about his new book on the November Project. Plus, Peter completes his streak of running all 31 …

Episode 31 - "Trails And Tribulations"

May 27th, 2016


Peter experiences Bryan's world of trail running. More debate about everyone's least-favorite topic. A preview of their big interview coming next …

Episode 30 - Brian O'Donovan

May 20th, 2016


Brian O’Donovan, host of A Celtic Sojourn, sits down with Bryan and Peter for a discussion about underage smoking, swearing, The Boss, and London hangovers. And that’s all before they start talking about running! Plus, …

Episode 29 – Dr. Rebecca Breslow

May 12th, 2016


Bryan and Peter introduce not one but two new segments to the podcast! Then Rebecca Breslow, M.D., joins them in the studio for an in-depth interview. This show has it all: coffee, deep fried food, Canada geese, and a …

Episode 28 - "When Does This Get Good?"

May 6th, 2016


Bryan and Peter discuss why the first mile is always rough and the mind-clearing science behind running. Plus, they welcome back the Queen of Feedback Corner, Lauren Madden!

Episode 27 - "Hey, I Can See Your 5K From Here!"

April 29th, 2016


Bryan returns from Ireland, Peter gives his update on the 5K he ran and how it felt to go back to being just a marathon spectator. Plus, the plethora …

Episode 26 - "Taking a Week Off"

April 21st, 2016


We are off this week, trying to catch our breath from the busy marathon weekend. But we hope you will take some time this week and listen to our terrific past episodes from the last 6 months. So, load up your playlists …

Episode 25 - "Not a Medical Doctor"

April 14th, 2016


With the 120th running of the Boston Marathon this weekend, Bryan and Peter talk about tapering, cheating, and toy shows (obviously). Peter gets ready for the first part of the BAA Medley, while Bryan has a confession …

Episode 24 - "The Reflux"

April 8th, 2016


Bryan and Peter are off and "running" is this episode and talk about anything and everything. We challenge you to keep up. Froggy Fresh: Dunked On Alan Moore

Episode 23 - "Thought Platform"

March 31st, 2016


Bryan is back from the West Coast just in time for Peter’s birthday! The Run Dudes discuss when it’s OK to indulge in junk food and drinking before a …

Episode 22 - Alex Dolan

March 24th, 2016


Bryan and Peter are joined by author Alex Dolan to discuss the works of Haruki Murakami and how to balance life with running and writing.

Episode 21 - "The Play Is the Thing!"

March 18th, 2016


Peter gives Bryan the low down on the stage production he's directing. Then they take a trip over to Feedback Corner and cover the importance of good hydration. Plus, how the HWYRT audience is split between lovers of …

Episode 20 - "Muffins, Marathons, and Matt Damon"

March 11th, 2016


Bryan and Peter celebrate their 20th episode. The title says it all. Thanks for listening. Matt Damon's 1/2 marathon Jason Bourne …

Episode 19 - Paul Davies

March 4th, 2016


Bryan and Peter are joined in the studio with marathon runner Paul Davies. Paul talks about running as his commute of choice, what got him interested …

Episode 18 - Rebecca Lipscomb

February 26th, 2016


Bryan and Peter interview Rebecca Lipscomb, a running coach and multiple marathoner, who shares her personal reasons for putting mile after mile on …

Episode 17 - "Peter Calls In Sick"

February 18th, 2016


On this week’s episode: The pros and cons of running while ill, why the Olympic Marathon Trials made for terrific television watching, and how being light on your feet might keep you injury-free. Plus the t-shirts are …

Episode 16 - Wesley Finnemore, Part 2 of 2

February 11th, 2016


Part two of Bryan and Peter's excellent interview with ultra runner Wesley Finnemore. The guys learn more tricks of the 100-mile race trade. Plus …

Episode 15 - Wesley Finnemore, Part 1 of 2

February 4th, 2016


Bryan and Peter share Part 1 (of 2) of their terrific interview with ultra runner and restauranteur, Wesley Finnemore. Think a marathon is long? How …

Episode 14 - "Treadmills & Tow Trucks"

January 29th, 2016


Bryan is late to the party, so Peter and Lauren get things started with a trip into the tow zone. Then we make a visit to feedback corner. And we get a preview of the big interview coming next week.

Episode 13 - "Conquering the Animal Walk"

January 22nd, 2016


Bryan and Peter finally take Charlie's "Animal Walk Challenge" for real. Plus, they discuss running in the rain, Peter's multiple Star Wars viewings, …

Episode 12 - "Feedback Corner"

January 15th, 2016


Bryan and Peter finally get on the stick and answer some of your emails. From virtual races to tech-gear talk, this episode is the whole "package."

Episode 11 - "Marathon & Medical Prep"

January 8th, 2016


Peter and Bryan talk races for 2016 and how they feel seeing other runners train for this year's Boston Marathon as they drive to work. Also, Bryan prepares for a different kind of challenge.

Episode 10 - "A Long, Long Way to Run"

December 30th, 2015


Bryan and Peter kiss 2015 goodbye with Episode 10. They finally realize that a marathon is not just 26.2 miles, it's also a long, long way to run. Plus, they talk about celebrities who have run marathons and start …

Episode 9 - "Failing the Animal Walk Test"

December 23rd, 2015


Bryan and Peter offer up Episode 9 as their special holiday gift to you. They talk about breaking in new shoes, head out to the gym to make their …

Episode 8 - Charlie Paquette

December 17th, 2015


Grab your coffee and your garbage bags! Bryan and Peter interview their latest guest, Charlie Paquette, who gives the guys a breakdown on his extreme workout routine. Also, we explore morning rituals, friends who help …

Episode 7 - "Turkey Curry And Other Mistakes"

December 10th, 2015


Bryan makes a mistake running with his dogs, while Peter makes a mistake running with some turkey curry. And they do their best to answer another listener question. Please subscribe for automatic downloads through …

Episode 6 - "Yassos And Toast"

December 3rd, 2015


Bryan and Peter attempt to recover from the Thanksgiving holiday and their tremendous interview with Lauren. They answer a listener's question about …

Episode 5 - Lauren Madden

November 24th, 2015


Our extra long Thanksgiving special is our way of saying "thank you" to our listeners for making this first month of HWYRT so special. In this …

Episode 4 - "Peter's Hand Socks"

November 17th, 2015


Bryan is about to head out to Colorado, and his return to the world of running is nearly at hand. Peter answers a listener's question. Plus, we learn …

Episode 3 - "Bonking & Books"

November 7th, 2015


Bryan and Peter do the unthinkable and actually talk about running in this episode. Plus we learn about bonking, nutrition, and vaping. And we get their take on the only book about marathon running you must read.

Episode 2 - "Bryan's Injury"

November 6th, 2015


Bryan and Peter improve the audio quality for Episode 2, but the talk is still as pointless as ever. Treadmills, hip damage, sandwiches and more! Please enjoy and share with your friends.

Episode 1 - "Premiere Episode"

October 30th, 2015


How was your run today? Bryan and Peter give you about five minutes of their time, letting you know how their run was today. The audio gets way better after this one. We promise.

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