Ali on the Run Show Episode 204: Love on the Run Week with Aisha Praught & Will Leer

“When talking about running, it’s where we have to be the most delicate with each other.”

We’re celebrating love all week long on the Ali on the Run Show: Welcome to Love on the Run Week! Today, we’re kicking things off with professional middle-distance runners Aisha Praught and Will Leer, who live and train in Boulder, CO.

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What you’ll get on this episode:

  • How Aisha and Will met (3:15)
  • How Will proposed (7:30)
  • On Aisha and Will’s competitive sides (11:30)
  • Why Aisha and Will moved from Oregon to Boulder, and how they made the decision (15:30)
  • Why Will and Aisha don’t do workouts together (21:30)
  • How Will and Aisha set goals individually and together (30:40)
  • The impact Gabe Grunewald’s passing has had on both Will and Aisha (41:00)

What we mention on this episode:

Aisha Praught Leer on Episode 197 of the Ali on the Run Show

“No Sacrifices for Aisha Praught Leer,” by Erin Strout for Women’s Running

Brave Like Gabe Foundation

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  1. Do you post transcripts anywhere? I would love to be able to read these interviews you do because I am terrible at listening and comprehending.

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I’m the creator of the Ali on the Run blog and the host of the Ali on the Run Show podcast. I’m also a freelance writer and editor, a race announcer, a runner and marathoner, a mom, and a huge fan of Peanut M&Ms, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (way better than the first one!), and reliving my glory days as a competition dancer in the early 2000s. I’m really happy you’re here.
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