Dick Beardsley-Staying the Course

We bring you an incredibly motivating and inspirational speech by American marathoning legend Dick Beardsley. Dick is still the 5th fastest marathon runner in U.S. history and most famous for the 1982 Boston Marathon "Duel in the Sun" with Alberto Salazar. Recorded live at The Runner's High 'N Tri in Arlington Heights, IL Dick's speech is a story of tragedy, triumph, and laughter.

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Eric, Dick and Jeff - 2008 at Runner’s High
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triOS

Eric’s back for this all-Apple episode. First we have a look at what Siri’s priorities really are, then break down Eric’s Ironman, the Hawaii Ironman and the Chicago Triathlon. As usual we don’t hold back our thoughts about Crowie, Chrissie, Rinny and Siri.

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Crowie on his way toward his 3rd, and greatest, Ironman victory.

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Chrissie on her way to her 4th.

Thanks Mac and Quintana Roo for the photos!
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Doin It Live

And we're live! We take on the new year with an all new format for the show. That's right, we're going live to your flash drive. Then we talk about stair climb racing, and debate the pros and cons of big vs. local races. Plus much more on this new and improved episode of The Age Grouper.

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Eric and Mrs. Salty atop the Sear/Willis Tower
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Just Like Old Times

It's just like old times in 2011. We're back in the new Age Grouper Studios Central and better then ever. We catch up for a bit then answer some of your long overdue email. We talk training, swimmers vertigo, recovery techniques and much more. It's like we never left!

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Hangin’ at IMOO 2006
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Marathon Training 101

And Eric is finally back for this extended edition of The Age Grouper! First we play a little catch up with what we’ve been doing over the summer. Then we chat a bit about my new close personal friends Crowie, Rinny, and Chrissie; followed by contemplating the inevitable corruption of money in professional triathlon. And finally, we go in depth about an entire season’s worth of marathon training. It’s everything you need to know about successful marathon training.

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Mrs. Salty, Eric, and Mrs. Jumpy before The Chicago Marathon circa 2001
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