Des and Ryan Linden

Ali on the Run Show Episode 205: Love on the Run Week with Des & Ryan Linden

“It’s competitive…in a healthy way!”

It’s Love on the Run Week on the Ali on the Run Show! First we heard from Aisha Praught and Will Leer, and today it’s the Linden’s turn. On this episode, we hear from 2018 Boston Marathon champion Desiree Linden and her Ironman and entrepreneur husband, Ryan.

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What you’ll get on this episode:

  • How Des and Ryan met (2:15)
  • How important is running in their relationship? (8:30)
  • Des and Ryan reflect on some of the biggest moments in their careers and how they affected their relationship (15:50)
  • How Ryan and Des support each other and celebrate their wins (21:30)
  • Who’s the better spectator? (29:55)
  • When one person’s career is thriving and the other’s isn’t (34:00)
  • How Des is feeling leading up to the Olympic Trials (38:20)
  • The moments in each others’ careers Des and Ryan are most proud of (40:15)

What we mention on this episode:

Des on Episode 64 of the Ali on the Run Show

Des on Episode 77 of the Ali on the Run Show

Des on Episode 100 of the Ali on the Run Show

Ryan on Episode 83 of the Ali on the Run Show

Des on Episode 27 of the Clean Sport Collective podcast

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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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