RB54: Scott Jenkins – The Jenko Brothers: Extreme Endurance Challenges For Charity – RunBuzz Running – Run Coaching And Custom Training Plans

RB54: Scott Jenkins – The Jenko Brothers: Extreme Endurance Challenges For Charity

Scott Jenkins - Jenko Brothers

 


Show Notes:

In today’s episode, my special guest is Scott Jenkins. Scott is 1/2 of the Jenko brothers, an extreme endurance athlete team that takes on extreme challenges to live life through adventure and raise money for charities.

We discuss:

  • How Scott and his brother Rhys got started in endurance challenges.
  • How Scott and his brother ran 2000 miles from Boston to Austin in only 75 days.
  • The Death Valley Double and dealing with extreme heat and distances.
  • Scott’s toughest challenge and how he overcome it.
  • Scott’s mindset tips and how he overcomes thoughts of quitting when the going gets tough.
  • The Jenko brothers latest challenge – Run across Iceland. 261 miles in 5 days. This challenge starts Monday, April 18th.
  • The Jenko brothers next challenge. Rhys’s trip across the United States and the brother’s Death Valley quad. (4 trips across Death Valley)
  • The craziest thing he ever saw on a run.

 

You can support Scott and Rhys, as well as support them as they take on challenges and support their charities by going to:

The fundraising page for Run Iceland is www.justgiving.com/runningforderrick

Twitter: @thejenkobros

Facebook:  www.facebook.com/thejenkobros

Website: www.thejenkinsbros.com

Have a great week!

 

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Steve is a RRCA and USA Track and Field certified running coach and running club director. He is the founder of RunBuzz.com and host of the RunBuzz podcast which can be found in iTunes. Steve is also the founder and creator of PaceBuilders, a complete training program and interactive training system for adult runners who want to become better runners, crush running goals, and take their running to another level.