Old Man Sweet Spot

Episode 44 May 13, 2019 01:02:35
Old Man Sweet Spot
You don't look like a runner
Old Man Sweet Spot
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Hosted By

Jon Hickman

Show Notes

Welcome back, it's been a long week. I'll be honest, I lost the show notes. But you don't read them anyway, and anything I write here will be lost like tears in rain. So, we will have almost certainly discussed fitness, running and tech. Let me know what this episode of the show is about by tweeting @runnerpod. Peace.

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