Brad Plummer: Life Is A Journey - R4R 337

The Running for Real Podcast

Feb 10 2023 • 1 hr 10 mins

The butterfly effect is the idea that one small action can have much larger effects. If a 14-year-old named Tina Muir hadn’t met Brad Plummer, you wouldn’t be listening to this podcast. Brad was Tina’s first coach, and without his guidance, who knows what path she might have followed… As Tina says, he is one of the most pivotal human beings in her entire life.

In this very personal episode, Tina and Brad reflect on their history together. It’s a special look at the relationship between athlete and coach.

For complete show notes and links, visit our website at runningforreal.com/episode337.

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“Thank you” to Brad! We look forward to hearing your thoughts on the show.