The Run Wave

@str8Kim

The Run Wave podcast features in-person weekly interviews with a variety of runners, about topics that affect the run community. We'll have lots of laughs, address the topics the we only talk about in our group texts, you'll maybe hear a few bad words here and there, but this will be an overall positive and welcoming environment for all things running! Follow this wave that we ❤️ called running! read less

Race For Justice with The Future Ancestors
May 18 2022
Race For Justice with The Future Ancestors
On this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, Kim is chatting with Nubia Ali and Jamia Fletcher, founders of the Louisville, KY based group Future Ancestors. These teenagers will impress you with their quest to keep Breonna Taylors name alive, their fight for equality & LGBTQ+ equal rights.On June 18, 2022 they are putting on their very first road race titled Race For Justice.  This race is designed by a woman led group, takes place in Louisville KY, and is to honor the memory of Breonna Taylor who was brutally murdered in her home by the police on March 13, 2020.I encourage you to support these Future Ancestors by being apart of their journey.  If you are in Louisville, come out and support them on June 18th, or register for the virtual race and run on your side of the world.To learn more about the organization visit: https://futureancestors502.org/ Register for the race https://runsignup.com/Race/KY/Louisville/RaceForJustice502Connect on instagram: https://www.instagram.com/futureancestors502/Subscribe to The Run Wave YouTube channelhttps://bit.ly/3CAVKOdConnect with The Run Wave:http://therunwave.comhttp://instagram.com/therunwavehttp://facebook.com/therunwavehttp://twitter.com/therunwaveConnect with Kim:http://str8kim.comhttp://instagram.com/str8kimhttp://facebook.com/str8kimhttp://twitter.com/str8kimSupport the showShop The Run Wave Merchhttp://therunwave.com/shopSubscribe to The Run Wave YouTube channelhttps://bit.ly/3CAVKOdConnect with The Run Wave:http://therunwave.comhttp://instagram.com/therunwavehttp://facebook.com/therunwavehttp://twitter.com/therunwave
Top 10 Races That You Should Run in 2022
Oct 27 2021
Top 10 Races That You Should Run in 2022
On this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, Kim is giving you her top 10 races that you should run in 2022.  This show is geared towards those who have a 50 states running goal, but if you're just looking for fun races to run in different states then this episode is for you too!My Top 10 races that you should run period!http://therunwave.com/episode25 Races Mentioned:January 16, 2022Maui Oceanfront Marathonhttps://www.mauioceanfrontmarathon.com/ February 13, 2022Mercedes Benz Marathon, Birmingham, ALhttps://www.mercedesmarathon.com/ March 5-6, 2022Little Rock Marathon, Arkansashttp://littlerockmarathon.com/April 2, 2022Revel Mt. Charleston, Las Vegas, NVhttps://www.runrevel.com/rmc April 20-May 1, 2022The Eugene Marathon, Oregonhttps://www.eugenemarathon.com/June 18, 2022Mayor’s Marathon, Anchorage Alaskahttps://runsignup.com/Race/AK/Anchorage/MayorsMarathonElevation chart https://d368g9lw5ileu7.cloudfront.net/races/race97495-customSectionFullAttachment-603d5d1a25a612.97940482.jpg September (No 2022 Date Yet)Maine Coast Marathonhttps://mainecoast262.com/October 9, 2022Newport Marathon, Rhode Islandhttps://newportmarathon.com/November 2022Garmin Olathe Marathon, Kansashttps://ozrun.org/ Course Elevation: https://ozrun.org/courses/December 10-11, 2022Mississippi Gulf Coast Marathonhttps://www.msgulfcoastmarathon.com/ Save 20% on your Mid Strike Magazine Subscriptionhttps://midstrikemagazine.com/plans/subscriptions/Use code: THERUNWAVEShop The Run Wave Merchhttp://therunwave.com/shopSubscribe to The Run Wave YouTube channelhttps://bit.ly/3CAVKOdConnect with The Run Wave:http://therunwave.comhttp://instagram.com/therunwavehttp://facebook.com/therunwavehttp://twitter.com/therunwaveSupport the showShop The Run Wave Merchhttp://therunwave.com/shopSubscribe to The Run Wave YouTube channelhttps://bit.ly/3CAVKOdConnect with The Run Wave:http://therunwave.comhttp://instagram.com/therunwavehttp://facebook.com/therunwavehttp://twitter.com/therunwave
LIVE! From The Race Finish Line | Atlanta, GA 5k & Half Marathon
Oct 6 2021
LIVE! From The Race Finish Line | Atlanta, GA 5k & Half Marathon
On this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, Kim is reporting live from The Race finish line in Atlanta, Georgia.  Listen to interviews with a variety of different runners as they share their experience running The Race.  Find out why this race has become so beloved in the Black Running Community, and why runners keep returning year after year.Learn more: http://theraceuc.com Save 20% on your Mid Strike Magazine Subscriptionhttps://midstrikemagazine.com/plans/subscriptions/Use code: THERUNWAVESAVE 30% sitewide on Run Wave Merchhttp://therunwave.com/shopNo code neededSubscribe to The Run Wave YouTube channelhttps://bit.ly/3CAVKOdRunners in order of appearance:Nneka Colehttp://instagram.com/sollyvhttp://instagram.com/nekasvegandelights http://nekasvegandelights.com https://www.facebook.com/nekasvegandelights  Artie JacksonDerrick Brittonhttp://instagram.com/derrickbatl Sean Joneshttps://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100038389850534http://instagram.com/iam_dat_iam_21 Erika Sampsonhttp://instagram.com/emsashaj https://www.facebook.com/ashleeerika Shawanna Whitehttp://instagram.com/peachrunner26.2 https://www.facebook.com/shawanna.white.9 Daniel Hadera https://www.facebook.com/daniel.hadera https://twitter.com/dh1primo Tigray Genocidehttps://www.teenvogue.com/story/tigray-ethiopia-genocidehttps://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-57226551  Teri Mitchell aka Ms. TeriLynnehttps://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100004622567605https://www.instagram.com/runbully_t/  Raina Hopehttp://instagram.com/eat.hope.run MJ Smithhttp://instagram.com/temple_running365 https://www.youtube.com/c/TempleRunningwiSupport the showShop The Run Wave Merchhttp://therunwave.com/shopSubscribe to The Run Wave YouTube channelhttps://bit.ly/3CAVKOdConnect with The Run Wave:http://therunwave.comhttp://instagram.com/therunwavehttp://facebook.com/therunwavehttp://twitter.com/therunwave
Mid Strike Magazine, 1-Year Later | The First, Diverse, Digital Running Magazine
Sep 29 2021
Mid Strike Magazine, 1-Year Later | The First, Diverse, Digital Running Magazine
*This episode was recorded outside on the streets of Brooklyn, NY.  What you hear are the raw sounds of New York City...enjoy!On this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, Kim is talking with Jesse, founder of Mid Strike Magazine.  We're discussing the progression of the magazine over the last year, why the magazine is switching to subscription based, & what the future holds for the first diverse, digital running magazine.Save 20% on your Mid Strike Magazine Subscriptionhttps://midstrikemagazine.com/plans/subscriptions/Use code: THERUNWAVESAVE 30% sitewide on Run Wave Merchhttp://therunwave.com/shopNo code neededConnect with The Mid Strike Magazine:http://midstrikemagazine.comhttp://instagram.com/midstrikemagazinehttps://www.facebook.com/MidStrikeMaghttp://twitter.com/mid_strikeSubscribe to The Run Wave YouTube channelhttps://bit.ly/3CAVKOdConnect with The Run Wave:http://therunwave.comhttp://instagram.com/therunwavehttp://facebook.com/therunwavehttp://twitter.com/therunwaveConnect with Kim:http://str8kim.comhttp://instagram.com/str8kimhttp://facebook.com/str8kimhttp://twitter.com/str8kim______________________________Save 10% on Freestyle watchesuse code STR8KIM* https://bit.ly/2C5Jj3rSave 15% on Knockaround glasses* https://bit.ly/2EWNXS9*Referral links used.  I make a small commission if you purchase through these links.Support the showShop The Run Wave Merchhttp://therunwave.com/shopSubscribe to The Run Wave YouTube channelhttps://bit.ly/3CAVKOdConnect with The Run Wave:http://therunwave.comhttp://instagram.com/therunwavehttp://facebook.com/therunwavehttp://twitter.com/therunwave
Is Racing Really Back?
May 27 2021
Is Racing Really Back?
On this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, Kim is discussing the announcement of the New York City Marathon with a reduced field size for 2021.  Super tight qualifying standards for the Boston Marathon, how the London quarantine effects international runners, and is racing really back, or are we being overly optimistic?Memorial Day Sale!Use code: REMEMBERTO SAVE 30% sitewidehttp://therunwave.com/shopEnds May 31stLinks Mentioned:Gov Cuomo press release: http://www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-cuomo-announces-2021-tcs-new-york-city-marathon-return-50th-running-november-7NYRR press release: https://www.nyrr.org/media-center/press-release/20210517_MarathonUK Travel Rules: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/red-amber-and-green-list-rules-for-entering-england#red-list Pace Runs: http://paceruns.comConnect with The Run Wave:http://therunwave.comhttp://instagram.com/therunwavehttp://facebook.com/therunwavehttp://twitter.com/therunwaveConnect with Kim:http://str8kim.comhttp://instagram.com/str8kimhttp://facebook.com/str8kimhttp://twitter.com/str8kim______________________________Save 10% on Freestyle watchesuse code STR8KIM* https://bit.ly/2C5Jj3rSave 15% on Knockaround glasses* https://bit.ly/2EWNXS9Like the music in this video? Try Epidemic Sounds today:* https://www.epidemicsound.com/referral/o9ri4m/*Referral links used.  I make a small commission if you purchase through these links.Support the showShop The Run Wave Merchhttp://therunwave.com/shopSubscribe to The Run Wave YouTube channelhttps://bit.ly/3CAVKOdConnect with The Run Wave:http://therunwave.comhttp://instagram.com/therunwavehttp://facebook.com/therunwavehttp://twitter.com/therunwave
Run Crews featuring Zone Fitness Training Run Club
Apr 21 2021
Run Crews featuring Zone Fitness Training Run Club
On this episode of The Run Wave Podcast, the Run Crew Series continues with Houston based crew, Zone Fitness Training Run Club.  This crew has been thriving during Covid, and has expanded its membership to Dallas.  I chat with personal trainer and club founder Yancy.  He chats about how the lack of black running groups led to the creation of ZFTRC, how his degree in Exercise Science benefits the members of his club, and so much more.Purchase The Run Wave Merch: http://therunwave.com/shopConnect with Zone Fitness Training Run Club:http://instagram.com/zonefitnesstrainingConnect with The Run Wave:http://therunwave.comhttp://instagram.com/therunwavehttp://facebook.com/therunwavehttp://twitter.com/therunwaveConnect with Kim:http://str8kim.comhttp://instagram.com/str8kimhttp://facebook.com/str8kimhttp://twitter.com/str8kim______________________________Save 10% on Freestyle watchesuse code STR8KIM* https://bit.ly/2C5Jj3rSave 15% on Knockaround glasses* https://bit.ly/2EWNXS9Like the music in this video? Try Epidemic Sounds today:* https://www.epidemicsound.com/referral/o9ri4m/*Referral links used.  I make a small commission if you purchase through these links.Support the showShop The Run Wave Merchhttp://therunwave.com/shopSubscribe to The Run Wave YouTube channelhttps://bit.ly/3CAVKOdConnect with The Run Wave:http://therunwave.comhttp://instagram.com/therunwavehttp://facebook.com/therunwavehttp://twitter.com/therunwave