Beer Mile Podcast

Beer Mile Podcast

The Beer Mile Podcast is co-hosted by Chuggernauts Chris Robertson and Adam Shurson. Chris is a Beer Mile World Champion and Record Holder and Adam is the engineer extraordinaire behind the upcoming website refresh.

In the vast world of extreme sports, there exists a sub-culture called "digestive athletics." The most famous, glorified, respected and celebrated of all the events of this underworld is the Beer Mile.

It's like Flotrack, LetsRun, or CitiusMag but with more beer and tomfoolery. The running world could use a little more spice and flare. Chris and Adam are willing to bring it to you. 

Beer Mile Podcast Episode 8 - Ciaran O'Lionaird's Olympic Comeback, Not Dead Yet Tour, Burning Man, DJing, Beer Mile, and More

Ciaran O'Lionaird joins Chris and Adam for an interview + 30 minute DJ set at the end of the episode. Ciaran O'Lionaird is a 3:34 1500m man from Cork, Ireland. He represented Ireland at the 2011 World Championships, the 2012 Olympics, and took bronze in the 2013 European Champs 3000m. However, a string of injuries led him to retire from pro running and focus on his career working at Nike, hardly running at all for several years.

But Ciaran is a competitor and he is making a comeback to training in 2020 in what he is calling the NOT DEAD YET TOUR. We're rooting for Ciaran's continued health and success building toward the 2021 Olympics for redemption on his 2012 Olympic appearance. Ciaran's also has great stories to tell from his life outside running, including his time at Burning Man and DJing.

Beer Mile Podcast Episode 7 - Karissa Schweizer's Running Journey, Kodiak Cakes, Bowerman Track Club Beer Mile

Karissa Schweizer joins the Beer Mile Podcast to discuss her running journey, how she ended up at the Bowerman Track Club, diet/cooking, goals for the 2021 season, and her Kodiak Cakes sponsorship. We also learn more about some of her teammates and tee up the possibility of a Bowerman Track Club beer mile after the 2021 Olympics. Karissa holds the American Indoor Record for 3000m in a time of 8'25 and personal bests of 14'26 for 5000m and 4'00 for 1500m.

Beer Mile Podcast Episode 6 - Stephanie Brown: Unsponsored Pro Running, Beer Mile, Body Image, Big Bear Track Club Drama

Stephanie Brown joins the Beer Mile Podcast to discuss professional running (both sponsored and unsponsored), coming back from injury, diet, body image, and her goals for 2021. Chris and Adam also get the deets on a potential Beer Mile World Record attempt and the drama at Big Bear Track Club. Stephanie runs professionally and has personal bests of 4'06 for 1500m and 2'01 for 800m.

Beer Mile Podcast Episode 5 - Lewis Kent on Beer Mile Fame, Brooks Deal, Beer Mile Shoes, Ellen Show

Lewis "Hollywood" Kent brought the beer mile to the mainstream in 2015. He went from being a normal college kid in the spring to being the first professional beer miler in the fall. He became the face of the beer mile worldwide after breaking the world record, winning 2 world titles, signing a deal with Brooks and National Beer Mile, and appearing on Ellen and other media outlets throughout the world. Brooks even made him a custom pair of beer mile racing flats, which he showcases in this episode.

Beer Mile Podcast Episode 4 - Nick Symmonds Discusses the Beer Mile, Entrepreneurship, PR Stunts, Growing a Brand, Selling Run Gum, and More.

In episode of the Beer Mile Podcast, hosts Chris and Adam sit down with Nick Symmonds, 2-time Olympian and CEO of Run Gum. They talk all things beer mile, pro running, entrepreneurship, building a brand, crazy challenges, fitness goals, and more. Nick gives insights into all aspects of his life getting to where he is today and shares his goals for 2021 and beyond.

Beer Mile Podcast Episode 3 - Beer Mile Rule Variations, Chasing World Records

In this episode of the Beer Mile Podcast, Chris and Adam discuss the popular beer mile rule variations and debate which are the softest records to take down. Adam samples a few of the events digestively as they go. They also talk through Chris's beer mile world record attempt and which world records they will be chasing in the coming months.

Beer Mile Podcast Episode 2 - Virtual Races Are Dumb, Beer Mile World Champs 2020, Wipe Your Butt Properly

In this episode of the Beer Mile Podcast, Chris and Adam enlighten the audience with their hot takes on virtual races and they commentate the Beer Mile World Classic 2020. They also discuss the proper way to wipe your butt. You won't want to miss this crucial life information.

Beer Mile Podcast Episode 1 - Chugging 4 Beers for MS Society Charity, Beer 2-Mile World Record

In this episode of the Beer Mile Podcast, Chris and Adam let you share in their misery as they chug 4 beers as fast as they can as part of the Chug4Good charity fundraiser for the MS Society coordinated by beer milers around the world. They also watch and react to Jim Finlayson's Beer 2-Mile World Record video. Note, this episode was recorded a week before Chris broke Jim's world record.

Beer Mile Podcast Episode 0 - If Flotrack and LetsRun Drank More Beer

In this introductory episode of the Beer Mile Podcast, Chris and Adam give context for the podcast's creation and set the stage for what's to come. It's like Flotrack, LetsRun, or CitiusMag but with more beer and tomfoolery. The running world could use a little more spice and flare. Chris and Adam are willing to take one for the team and fill that void for you, even if that means calling out Centro and El Guerrouj.

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