#247: Jenny Jurek: Badass. Asian. American. Runner. Mom. Wife.
Super excited for y’all to check out this week’s episode of The BibRave Podcast! Tim and Jess talk with Jenny Jurek - one of our favs - who is an accomplished runner, climber, designer, author, and everything in between. Jenny shares the highs and the lows she experienced while crewing for her husband, Scott, on his Appalachian Trail FKT back in 2015. In the book she co-wrote with Scott, (NORTH - highly recommend!), Jenny wrote about some of her experiences as an Asian-American female in a part of the country that - frankly - doesn’t see a lot of people that look like her. She discusses those stories with Tim and Jess, as well as some of the backlash she experienced from sharing and writing about those stories 5+ years ago. In addition to the other accolades above, Jenny is also a super mom who just casually takes her kids bike-packing around Japan. She is also an entrepreneur with a super exciting line of maternity products for runners coming out soon! Lots of great stuff here so hopefully you guys enjoy it! This week’s episode is sponsored by Run to Escape: Mission Mt. Olympus! The mission has begun!⚡️ Click to register for this amazing virtual experience that is sure to test your wits and legs. Remember, you can use code “BIBRAVEPODCAST” for 10% off! For a deeper podcast dive, check out this week’s show notes 📝! And if you enjoyed this episode, we would love it if you could leave us a review on iTunes! Want to join the podcast conversation? Message us on social - Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook - and don’t forget to use the hashtags #BibChat & #BRPodcast! Show Notes: Jenny Jurek IG, YouTube Always Up – Coming Soon (Stay tuned on Jenny’s IG) NORTH Scott Jurek IG, Wiki The Jureks Bike Packing in Japan (This is amazing!) Follow Team BibRave on social! Jess: IG, TW Tim: IG, TW For those digging the sweet ukulele intro music, 🎶 that comes to us from the talented musician and running coach, Matt Flaherty. Check out his site for more audio goodness! If you like what you hear and want to get more, please subscribe in iTunes and leave a review. That pleases our overlords at iTunes... 😉 If you want more from the BibRave running community, check out our race review page at BibRave.com or follow us on Twitter @BibRave.