Matt McElroy

On June 9th at the WTS race in Leeds, Matt McElroy took second place and became the first American man to finish on the podium of a WTS race since 2009! As a high school runner he took second place at the 2009 Footlocker National Championships to Lukas Verzbicas. McElroy had added swimming and cycling…

Talk Story: Boxing Lessons

Time for another edition of Talk Story with Bob Babbitt. I’m sharing some of my favorite stories. This week’s story is one about me and my father: Boxing Lessons “….Fathers and sons share a unique relationship. Most of our communication is of the barely-speaking variety. When you’re about 4 or 5, a glove and a ball…

Mike Reilly: Finding My Voice

Mike Reilly, The Voice of Ironman, and my long-time friend, joined me recently for a great evening of story telling for the Triathlon Club of San Diego. His new book is called ‘Finding My Voice’ and you can find it at mikereilly.net   WATCH the interview on the Babbittville YouTube channel here.   Sponsors Subscribe…

Scott Jurek

Ultrarunning legend Scott Jurek is the seven-time winner of the Western States 100, the two-time winner of The Badwater Ultramarathon and a New York Times Best Selling author. Scott sat down with me for a chat reflecting on his incredible career, how ultrarunning has evolved over the years, and all the ways ultrarunning is helping…

Deena Kastor

Deena Kastor is one of the true legends of American running and still holds US records for the marathon (2:19:36), the 15K (47:15) and the 8K (24:36). She started running at the age of 11 and took home the Olympic bronze medal in 2004 in Athens, won the 2005 Chicago Marathon, and the 2006 London…

Joe Delagrave

Joe Delagrave was playing football at Winona State back in 2004. He and some friends were out on the Mississippi River when their boat hit the bottom of the river and Joe was thrown from his chair and became a quadriplegic. We chat about his journey to a bronze medal at the 2012 Paralympics in…