The TCS New York City Marathon is nine days away. To celebrate the beginning of race week, Chill Track Friday sat down with Michael Capiraso, President and C.E.O. of New York Road Runners, to discuss all things marathon, and all things Michael. Whether you are running the marathon this year, cheering, have run the race before, or aspire to be among the field in the future, this episode will energize you for the greatest marathon in the world, taking place next Sunday, November 3rd.
This episode is also about Michael’s journey. Michael ran his first New York City Marathon in 1991. He has toed the line every year since. Michael’s story illustrates the beauty in taking risks and how by putting one foot in front of the other we can open our lives to growth, opportunity, and helping others along the way. For Michael, like many runners, the marathon changed his life. His ongoing relationship with the distance continues to brighten his life every year. This episode will encourage you to challenge yourself beyond your comfort zone and to embrace the unknown. What better way to do so than at the TCS New York City Marathon.