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Ken Rideout is one of the fastest runners over the age of 50 in the world. He won the 50-and-over division at the New York City Marathon (2:33:31) in 2021 and the Boston Marathon (2:30:21) in 2022 and he has come in second in that age division in London (2:29:54), Chicago (2:29:53), and Berlin (2:35:48). He also won the 2021 Myrtle Beach Marathon outright in 2:30:58 just before turning 50.
But in this conversation, we focused more on the real pain. How Ken went to trauma healing center, his struggles as a parent, physical pain vs. emotional pain, how to hit the next level emotionally and spiritually, and how to flip the switch to dominate.
2:30 On Fighting
7:15 Fighting Mental Demons
10:10 Advice Ken Wish He Got In His 20s
12:40 “I’ve Always Been Willing To Eat What Killed”
19:23 Secret Of Connecting
21:40 How To Flip Switch To Dominate
24:36 Ken Went To Trauma Healing Center
27:50 Ken’s Struggles As A Parent
34:51 Why Did Ken Go To Healing Center?
36:00 Physical Pain Vs. Emotional Pain
37:20 Ken Has The Coolest Friends
39:51 How To Teach Children Toughness
44:29 “Going Through Life Without Interests Is Not Cool”
51:41 Hitting Next Level Emotionally/Spiritually
53:40 What’s Ken’s Current Dream?
57:03 Challenge Ken's Links
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