Join us on a journey through running history as Gary Corbitt shares the remarkable story of his father, Ted Corbitt. Unveil the secrets behind Ted's legendary 170,000 miles, including his daily 20-mile commute. Explore the evolution of the sport from its humble beginnings to global marathons, all ignited by Ted's passion. Discover the impact of the New York Pioneer Club and how Ted's legacy continues to shape the running world. Don't miss this episode filled with anecdotes, struggles, and triumphs, highlighting the enduring spirit of a true pioneer.SPONSORS: New Balance is the official apparel and footwear of NYRR and the TCS New York City Marathon – Now that the big race is behind us it’s time to show off your accomplishment, which our partners at New Balance make easy – head to newbalance.com to take a look at the official finishers collection to show off you accomplishment, or pick out one of the New Balance shoes from the marathon collection, like the super versatile Fresh Foam 1080 v13, so you can remember this accomplishment while you’re putting in the work to get to your next finish line with New Balance.FOLLOW NYRR: Instagram | Facebook | X | Website SUPPORT: Support the Set the Pace podcast! If you enjoy the show, please subscribe and leave a rating and review on Apple Podcasts or Spotify.