In this episode, Peter Singer wannabe and his sidekick (aka Dr. Cody Bayles and Dr. Daniel Phillips) go #beyondFLG with Eric Senseman, aka Captain Americana. Eric is a professional ultrarunner, running coach, Director of Strategy for Squirrels Nut Butter, and candidate for Flagstaff City Council. Eric has a Bachelors degree in philosophy from TCU and a Masters degree in philosophy from the University of Wisconsin. He has worked in renewable energy and as a journalist in the past and is currently leading the charge for the Flagstaff City Council (Election Day; November 3rd).
Eric demonstrates a genuine curiosity in the world and connection to Flagstaff. Listen to hear how he transitioned from academia to the real world. Eric traveled all over the U.S. before settling down in Flagstaff, AZ and describes this area as better than any other in trail accessibility. Check below for multiple links referenced in this episode.
Eric Senseman for Flagstaff City Council https://www.ericsenseman.com
Flagstaff Moms Demanding Action
Bleeding Out: The Devastating Consequences of Urban Violence--and a Bold New Plan for Peace in the Streets by Thomas Abt
The Drowning Child and the Expanding Circle by Peter Singer
Oxfam: Global organization working to end the injustice of poverty. https://www.oxfamamerica.org
Run Every Street with Rickey Gates
Run Every Street with Eric Senseman https://azdailysun.com/news/trail-runner-eric-senseman-enters-2020-council-race/article_47116a18-a5f0-5df6-a783-74cde07935ee.html
Adrian Skabelund Addressing Housing in Flagstaff
Rabbit Clothing https://www.runinrabbit.com
Squirrels Nut Butter https://squirrelsnutbutter.com
Sundog Coaching https://sundogrunning.com
Ultrarunner Magazine Cover Photo