RB54: Scott Jenkins - The Jenko Brothers: Extreme Running For Charity

RB54: Scott Jenkins – The Jenko Brothers: Extreme Endurance Challenges For Charity

Scott Jenkins - Jenko Brothers


Show Notes:

In today’s episode, my special guest is Scott Jenkins. Scott is 1/2 of the Jenko brothers, an extreme endurance athlete team that takes on extreme challenges to live life through adventure and raise money for charities.

We discuss:

  • How Scott and his brother Rhys got started in endurance challenges.
  • How Scott and his brother ran 2000 miles from Boston to Austin in only 75 days.
  • The Death Valley Double and dealing with extreme heat and distances.
  • Scott’s toughest challenge and how he overcome it.
  • Scott’s mindset tips and how he overcomes thoughts of quitting when the going gets tough.
  • The Jenko brothers latest challenge – Run across Iceland. 261 miles in 5 days. This challenge starts Monday, April 18th.
  • The Jenko brothers next challenge. Rhys’s trip across the United States and the brother’s Death Valley quad. (4 trips across Death Valley)
  • The craziest thing he ever saw on a run.


You can support Scott and Rhys, as well as support them as they take on challenges and support their charities by going to:

The fundraising page for Run Iceland is www.justgiving.com/runningforderrick

Twitter: @thejenkobros

Facebook:  www.facebook.com/thejenkobros

Website: www.thejenkinsbros.com

Have a great week!


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