Inspired Soles

There’s No Big Rush | Jon Paradowski

July 06, 2021 Carolyn Coffin and Kim Senechal Episode 42
Inspired Soles
There’s No Big Rush | Jon Paradowski
Show Notes

Jon Paradowski is a runner from Regina, SK, who describes himself as just a regular guy who’s run some 100 milers, a 200 miler and some winter ultras.  Jon’s running resume includes such races as UTMB, Fat Dog 120, Cascade Crest 100, Sulphur Springs 200 and numerous appearances at the Spruce Woods Ultra.  He is a very diverse athlete who also excels at winter ultras such as Arrowhead and Tuscobia.  Jon runs for MitoCanada as it's a charity near to his heart for reasons he discusses on this podcast.  Most recently, on May 14 Jon completed a 7269 km virtual cross country run for MitoCanada.  In this episode, he talks about how he got into running and then what drew him to trail ultrarunning, tells us a crazy story about his Javelina Jundred experience and credits his family for being a huge support along the way.  We hope you enjoy this episode with Jon Paradowski!

Resources we discussed in this episode:

  • MitoCanada - donate to Jon's virtual run across Canada
  • Favourite Mantra: It’s all good;  Make friends with pain and you’ll never be alone.
  • Favourite Place to Run:  Rocky Mountains
  • Bucket List Race: Infinitus 888
  • Favourite Book: Born To Run
  • Post-Run Indulgence: Pizza and beer