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RB52: Andy Cloud – Running Tips From RunBuzz Community Members #5

Andy Cloud RunBuzz Running Interview

Show notes:

In today’s episode, my special guest is, Andy Cloud. Andy is a member of the RunBuzz running community and he walks us through his personal journey on how he underwent a massive transformation in weight loss and as a runner. By cleaning up his diet and becoming more active he went from being 120+ pounds overweight to eventually managing a charity race. 

Andy Cloud

We discuss:
  • How he got started in running.
  • His weight loss journey and personal transformation.
  • How he signed up for his first 5k, trained for it, but then chickened out at the last moment causing him to drop out of running for awhile.
  • How he got back into running after seeing a runner near the finish line do something incredible just after the bombs went off at the Boston marathon and after his doctor asked him to join a new running group being formed at their church.
  • How Andy became the reluctant race director to help raise money for Peterson Outdoor Ministries, which helps provide outdoor recreation therapy for wounded or returning vets and their families.
  • Andy shares some amazing weight loss tips. In fact, I have never even heard of them and when you hear them it makes perfect sense.
  • Andy’s tip on mindfulness and willing yourself to run.

I hope you enjoy this series, and if you would like to share your running journey, please don’t hesitate to reach out to me.

Have a great week!


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Steve is the founder and head running coach of RunBuzz.com. Steve is host of the RunBuzz podcast and founder of PaceBuilders, a complete online training program for runners. Steve is a RRCA / USA Track and Field Certified Running Coach and resides in Lewis Center, Ohio.