Run Build Grow

Exploring the Communal Spirit of Running.
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Flashback: Ray Garraud

Flashback: Ray Garraud

When life gets busy, it is amazing to know you don’t need to reinvent the wheel. I went back into my previous podcasts archive and found this gem. Ray is a runner local to the Hampton Roads area, and has become a leader when it comes to helping folks understand the...

Vanessa Peralta-Mitchell

Vanessa Peralta-Mitchell

Welcome to Run Build Grow hosted by Andrew Ware. Thank you for joining as we explore the communal spirit of running. This episode features the owner and founder of VCPM, Inc. and Game Changers, Vanessa Peralta-Mitchell. Vanessa is a runner, coach, and visionary leader...

The Solo Episode

The Solo Episode

Welcome to Run Build Grow hosted by Andrew Ware. Thank you for joining us as we explore the communal spirit of running. I this episode, I interview…myself (and yes it is a bit weird haha). I share a lot about my running journey, and somewhat ramble for a bit. This...

Caitlin Kirchoff

Caitlin Kirchoff

Welcome to Run Build Grow hosted by Andrew Ware. Thank you for joining as we explore the communal spirit of running. In this episode we welcomeCaitlin Kirchoff. Caitlin calls Norfolk Run Club her home club, but is active all throughout Hampton Roads. Her love for...

George Lutz

George Lutz

Welcome to Run Build Grow hosted by Andrew Ware. Thank you for joining as we explore the communal spirit of running. In this episode we welcomeGeorge Lutz. George is the founder and director of Honor and Remember, an organization that honors military members who have...

Rainey Niklawski

Rainey Niklawski

Welcome to Run Build Grow hosted by Andrew Ware. Thank you for joining as we explore the communal spirit of running. In this episode we welcomeRainey Niklawski. Rainey has just wrapped up a term of serving as the President of the Richmond Road Runners Club in...

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Andrew Ware

The RunninRev

Andrew Ware, aka The RunninRev, intertwines his roles as a pastor and runner. Ordained in the United Methodist Church for 9 years, he prioritizes community and innovation. As a seasoned runner, he values self-care and uses running as therapy. Certified as a USATF Level 1 Coach, he’s also experienced in organizing races. Amidst the pandemic, he began advocating for self-care, having faced burnout himself. Family remains his anchor, providing unwavering support. He invites others to join his journey of growth and connection, emphasizing community building.