283 lbs To Marathon Runner: An Interview With Eric Hunley

RB11: From 283 lbs To Marathon Runner: An Interview With Eric Hunley


In today’s podcast, I chat with Eric Hunley from HamptonRunner.com. We discuss how he went from a 283 pound runner to a 3:27 marathon runner.

In this episode:

  • How Eric went from a walker to a runner and all the challenges he faced along the way.
  • Eric’s secrets for losing weight.
  • Getting over tendonitis and a seized heel–how Eric’s biggest challenges have been injuries.
  • Tips that all runners can use to improve their running.
  • What Eric would tell a younger version of himself, if he knew then what he knows now.
  • Runners World and training.
  • Running coaches and how they can help your running. (For more on hiring a running coach, check out Podcast 15)
  • Eric’s most important tip to improve your running!


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About the Author Steve Carmichael

Steve is a RRCA / USA Track and Field Certified Running Coach who has helped thousands of runners since 2010. He coaches online as well as locally in the Columbus, Ohio area. He is host of RunBuzz Running a top rated running podcast with 150+ episodes available for free on all major podcast apps. Steve resides in Lewis Center, Ohio with his wife, kids, and dog.

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