Running Interviews

Running Interviews with

Running interviews with coaches and runners is a fantastic way can share other great running ideas out there. You can learn a great deal about running by hearing the ideas of influential people in the running community.

The following people have been interviewed by David Tiefenthaler for The interviews are in chronological order starting with the most recent.


Matt Thull – Running Coach for ThunderDome Running

Adam Goucher and Tim Catalano – Authors of the book, Running the Edge

Adam from – Ran a half marathon to raise money for Ulcerative Colitis.

Tom Held – Writes the blog, “Off the Couch,” for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Online.

Allie Woodward – University of Oregon Recruit. Wisconsin High School State Record Holder in the 3200 at 10:11

Coach John Gard – High School CC Coach at Green Bay Notre Dame in Wisconsin.

Dr. Les Waddel – Creator of his own line of Barefoot Running Sandals.

Sarah Moore – Skinny Runner blogger talks about her experience running in the 2011 Boston Marathon.

Joe Walczak – Went from a couch potato to completing the Las Vegas Rock and Roll Half Marathon.

Ryan Hall – Half Marathon U. S. Record Holder. Author of Running With Joy

Marius Bakken – Olympic distance runner who now is a doctor. Author of the 100 Day Marathon Program

Caitlin Boyle – Marathon runner, Author of Operation Beautiful, and creator of

Molly Seidel – High School Runner in Wisconsin with the fastest 4k time in Wisconsin H.S. CC History.

Anna Stein – Creator of and a marathon/ultrarunner.

Jenny Scherer – Eight Time Division III All-American in Cross Country and Track at St. Norberts.

Carol Goodrow – An author of three wonderful children’s running books.

Sarah Moore – A talented marathon runner who keeps a not so serious and very entertaining running blog.

Heather Gannoe – A mom with a fantastic blog about running, parenthood, and some exciting races like the Warrior Dash.


Steve Magness – A runner and coach with a fantastic website called “The Science of Running.”

Rick Bowker – Veteran Marathon runner who blogs about his training and racing.

Kathy Simpson – Creator of the running blog Kathy Runs. Co-Creator of Run Talk Radio.

Matt McCue *with audio* – The author of An Honorable Run

Lisa Tiefenthaler *with audio* – My wife who ran at UW-Parkside and coached at Hartland Arrowhead High School

Dave LoritzHead Cross Country coach at Green Bay Preble High School.

Art Helterbran a former high school teammate.

Marius Bakken part 1 – Two Time Olympic 5K runner for Norway.

Marius Bakken part 2 – An interview about his 100 Day Marathon Training Program.

Rick Bowker – Veteran Marathon runner who blogs about his training and racing.

Phong Chieng – A new runner who blogs about his experience training and running marathons.

Chris Derrick – Record Breaking Distance Runner at The University of Stanford.

Sara Hall – 5k US Road Champ in 2006

Tina Haupert – Carrots ‘N’ Cake Website Creator: A Food Blog Devoted to a Healthy Balance.

Jessica Hoepner – Performance Running Outfitters Owner and Manager

Jago Holmes – Author of The Couch to 5k Training Program.

Weldon Johnson – co-creator and manager.

Willy Kaul – Thirteen Time All American D3 NCAA Distance Runner from UW-Oshkosh.

Tom Meldrum – Ultra Marathon Runner – 2009 Crawley 12 hour champion.

Mike Mulrooney – Wisconsin High School Cross Country Coach Hall of Fame Member

Mark Wetmore – University of Colorado Head Track and CC Coach.

Eric Yee – RunningAHEAD Owner, Creator and Manager

John Zupanc – UW-Oshkosh Track and Cross Country Coach.

I am continually looking for and contacting people for possible running interviews. Thanks for visiting, and come back soon.

– Written by David Tiefenthaler

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