” I run because it’s tough. In this struggle I find beauty and honesty. Being on the trail is a spiritual experience. It’s not about setting a record time or for accolades. I am free! It’s just me, trees and the mountain.”
– Fareed Behardien on how he feels when he is trail running
In this episode we meet an ambitious, obsessive and adventurous man whose story will inspire us to go forth and conquer mountains. Yes mountains! His passion, funny and authentic nature will captivate you from the onset and makes us appreciate the little blessings in life.
He tells about how and why he started LeaveTheCouch.com. Gives us tips on blogging and how being on those mountains running, can make you more spiritual, contented and humble you. Fareed’s blog won the “Best Blog of 2016” and “Best Sports and Lifestyle Blog of 2016”
Ultra Trail! What’s that? Well listen to the episode and find out…
Enjoy our last episode of Season 1 🙁
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