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Ep. 46 – The RUNATL Podcast with Dave DeBoer of Ragnar

The RUNATL Podcast is hosted by Big Peach Running Co. Founder, Mike Cosentino, and Director of Marketing, Dave “D2” Martinez. This week on the RUNATL Podcast Mike & D2 sit down with Dave DeBoer, Ragnar Director of Trail Operations to talk about the upcoming Ragnar Trail Relay in Atlanta and what it takes to build an actual village for this event!

RUNATL Podcast

Hello, Friends!

Before anything else, here’s a heartfelt apology.  We are sorry for the recording quality in this episode.  As tempting as it is to blame it on poor internet connectivity, sub-par cellular service and/or podcast apps that are not as good as we want them to be, I will, instead, say it was poor planning on my part.  The truth is that better planning of my schedule would have solved for all of the above shortcomings and others!  And, for sure, if you’ve already listened, you know that the conversation is still very much intelligible BUT we have certain standards for our production and we do not believe we met them in this instance.  Thank you for your patience and willingness to let us learn as we go…  You are very much appreciated!

Now, in this episode, we enjoyable demonstrate that Running, Walking and Hiking can, indeed, be “team activities!”  More specifically, we speak with Dave DeBoer with Ragnar – – the world’s greatest producer of relay events for pedestrians of every skill level!  The notes below send you to the places we went during our conversation.

Show Notes

See what all the fuss is about with “Yasso 800s” and, perhaps, bake such into your marathon training recipe, check this out.

Learn more about the marathon D2 just completed in a record (for him) time, visit this site.

Dive even deeper into the history of Ragnar, including the namesake, click here.

Be part of the fun of the Run Ragnar Preview at Georgia International Horse Park, sign up with this link.  It’s absolutely FREE!!

Take us up on our suggestion to take-in a local Track & Field meet this season, spend some time with this calendar.

Make plans with Big Peach On Wheels, visit this site and/or send a note to

As always, we THANK YOU for being part of the fun!  We strive to bring you the absolute best content to Inform, Inspire, Empower and Encourage you in and for your own Pedestrian-Active Lifestyle.  If you have comments or suggestions as to how we can do that even better, please drop us a note at!  Many thanks and may your best miles are those covered on foot!

– Mike