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The Rundown: Para world champ Nate Riech on smashing records, redefining limits, and the hunt for Tokyo gold

Each week Canadian Running staff writer Maddy Kelly and Shakeout host Kate Van Buskirk bring you a recap from the exciting world of running.

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This week on The Rundown we are joined by IPC World Champion and mid-distance specialist Nate Graywolf Riech. Nate broke his own T38 1500m world record last weekend and has his sights set on a Tokyo Paralympic medal. 

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Nate suffered a traumatic brain injury as a kid, which led to coordination impairments. But despite what others said, he never allowed this to limit or define him. In this episode Nate shares his journey to physical and mental health and what motivates him to strive for excellence. He also helps us break down the results and news from the last week!

You can find Nate’s podcast Strides with Graywolf HERE