Urban Sports Insider
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The Urban Sports Insider podcast explores the world of urban group sports, and culture through conversation. Hosted by a member of the NYC runner and arts community, Marcus Hedgpeth, the podcast delves into the nuances of participating in group sports, the politics surrounding sport, the ways participating in athletics has benefited each guest, and what role health and movement play in their daily lives. The podcast seeks to explore these themes, as well as aid those seeking their own community to find local groups as well as insight, and motivation.
||Clean12 - Gold Finger Track Club||In episode 12 host Marcus speaks with Jerry & Ashley of NYC's rebellious running crew Gold Finger Track Club. Jerry Francois started his clothing label Gold Finger and later GFTC out of a feeling of not having access, and wanting to create something...||9/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit11 - Resident Runners||In episode 11 of the Urban Sports Insider Podcast, host Marcus speaks with Ray & Eric, co-founders of Resident Runners. RR is a small group of 3 guys who train together and lead weekly group runs in Brooklyn, NY. Their collective personalities have...||9/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean10 - Jessie Zapo||In episode 10 host Marcus speaks with Jessie Zapo, founder of Girls Run NYC, original co-captain of The NYC Bridgerunners, co-founder of Black Roses NYC, and ambassador for Adidas Women & Adidas Running. The episode dives into Jessie's background and...||8/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean9 - Lionel Brodie||In Episdoe 9 host Marcus speaks with Lionel Brodie, the founder of Original Propaganda Athletic Club out of Philadelphia about the community there. They also speak about his time as the equipment director at Villanova, fitness, music & food.||7/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean8 - Matt Green||In episode 8 we speak to @marsgreen founder of @districtrunningcollective. Seeing the global running community grow, Matt decided he needed to bring that energy to DC and to bring their energy to the world. DRC has grown into a family of hundreds of...||7/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit7 - Mike Saes||In episode 7 host Marcus Hedgpeth speaks with Mike Saes - the founder, and co-captain of the New York City Bridgerunners who have been blazing the trails of the urban running scene since its inception in NY and around the world. Saes speaks about how...||6/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean6 – Huyen Nguyen||In Episode 6 of the Urban Sports Insider Podcast, host Marcus speaks with Huyen Nguyen about how fitness and nutrition has influenced her life, and helped her find her center living in the US. They also speak about her background as a Vietnamese...||5/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean5 – Chris Taha and Marcus Hedgpeth||Ep. 5 host Marcus chats with OG bridgerunner Chris Taha about how being involved in the running community and sports has enriched his life, and how the community has continued to support his businesses and vice versa. Chris also talks about the...||4/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit4 – Geb Hilado and Marcus Hedgpeth||Geb Hilado is a staple of the NYC running community. He shares how as an ex-baller post-high school he wanted to stay active and found running groups in the city were a great way to meet people, and that there's a different group doing something fresh..||4/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean3 – Hector Espinal and Marcus Hedgpeth||Episode 3 of the Urban Sports Insider Podcast features Hector Espinal the co-founder/captain of Washington Heights’ WeRun Uptown Crew. Hector shares his story of how a break-up inspired him to lose weight and start running, how becoming a father and..||3/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean2 – Ameerah Omar and Marcus Hedgpeth||In episode 2 of The Urban Sports Insider podcast, host Marcus Hedgpeth has a conversation with co-captain of women's running collective 'Girls Run NYC', Ameerah Omar. Ameerah is a life-coach, former college track & field athlete, and former fashion...||2/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean1 – Happy Gamboa and Marcus Hedgpeth||Episode 1, local runners; host Marcus Hedgpeth and Happy Gamboa sit down for a conversation about their relationship with running in New York City. As runners who participate in group sports, and organized races as well, they tackle topics such as how..||2/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
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