25 Oct '15, 6pm

Eric and I meet Jared Burdick. This kid is the real deal. 2nd at US 50 Mile Champs in his first Ul…

This interview sparked my interest as soon as I saw a photo of an Asian runner + a non-Asian surname. My immediate thought, ‘Adopted.’ I too am adopted, Korean-American, 31. Lived my entire life in/around primarily Caucasian communities. My most recent years of my life, found me returning to Korea to live with my birth family, whom I recently discovered, and also meeting my wife there as well. I remember you mentioning you had lived in Korea as well, for a short period of time? You would like to know, I am sure the running community hadn’t changed much since the time you were there, and about one-year ago. Primarily older men, white gloves, white visor or hat, and Asia specific Asics, or Mizuno running shoes, and a knack for saying, ‘fighting,’ to spur some motivation amongst their running groups. However, in the most recent year, the running community in Korea specificall...

Full article: http://ultrarunnerpodcast.com/jared-burdick-interview/

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