# 14 – 2:40s marathoner and acclaimed musician, Rory Stuart on “purposeful running” concept, “Joy of Running” course and connecting diverse interests

2:40s marathoner, acclaimed Jazz Guitarist, coach, teacher and author, Rory Stuart talks about his concept of “purposeful running”, how to avoid and deal with injuries, his “Joy of Running” University course and how he connects his diverse interests. Rory also plays a tune for the listeners.

Show Notes

01:20 – Rory introduces himself
04:15 – Rory talks about his first two races which includes his first marathon
11:20 – “Purposeful” running and why it is important
16:20 – How do use purposeful running when you are training for a distance goal
20:35 – Strength and flexibility training to reduce chance of injury
25:10 – How to handle injuries
28:25 – Connection between the diverse interests of Rory 
32:25 – The “Joy of Running” course 
35:50 – Resources recommendations
36:45 – The importance of having a personal coach
39:50 – Rory plays a tune

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Better Training for Distance Runners by Peter Coe (Amazon Link)
Daniels’ Running Formula by Jack Daniels (Amazon Link)

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