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Runified Podcast

Aug 1, 2018

Sean O’Connor lives in Harmony Township, New Jersey. He’s a husband, a father to three beautiful children, and is an underwriter at an insurance company. We talk with Sean about:

  • Becoming a runner after a runner's high on a treadmill
  • Learning about ultramarathons through online advertisements and social media
  • His first 100-miler, The Vermont 100 Endurance Race, and how it caused him to suffer and persevere for the first time
  • Past struggles with success and setbacks
  • His friend Jimmy and what he meant to Sean before and after his death
  • Being waitlisted for the Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run
  • Training for a race he wasn’t sure he would be able to run


This episode is hosted by Matt Sorenson and is sponsored by goodr. Use code “runified2018” at for a special Runified discount and to help support Runified and our running podcast!


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