Peloton Instructor Becs Gentry joins NYRR Set the Pace as new co-host; Peloton’s new TCS New York City Marathon scenic content now available for Tread/Tread+ Members

New York, April 24, 2024 — New York Road Runners (NYRR) announced today that Peloton has signed on as the presenting sponsor of its NYRR Set the Pace podcast beginning May 2024. NYRR Set the Pace Presented by Peloton will be available on Apple Podcast, Spotify, and iHeart, with select episodes also available as Outdoor workouts on the Peloton App starting this summer. Peloton Instructor Becs Gentry will join NYRR Chief Executive Officer Rob Simmelkjaer as the podcast’s new co-host.

“We are thrilled to have Peloton’s support for NYRR Set the Pace, as we aim to inspire runners of all ages and abilities wherever they are in the world through life-changing stories and race insights on our podcast,” said Simmelkjaer. “NYRR’s partnership with Peloton to create motivational fitness content is extremely valuable as we combine our efforts through the podcast and other mediums to help better the physical and mental wellbeing of runners around the world.”

“I am so thrilled to be the official co-host of NYRR Set The Pace alongside Rob,” said Peloton Instructor Becs Gentry. “I’ve had the opportunity to be featured a few times as a guest and guest co-host, so the show already feels like home. One of the reasons I have been so excited about Peloton’s and NYRR’s partnership is because it has felt like such a perfect combination of my own personal and professional passions. I love both of these communities, and it’s really exciting to have the opportunity to continue to blend them together.”

NYRR Set the Pace: New Episode

The first episode under Peloton’s new partnership will air May 2, featuring Peloton Instructor Mariana Fernández, who will share her own running journey before providing listeners with a sneak peek of new guided meditation content in honor of Mental Health Awareness Month available on the Peloton App.

NYRR Set the Pace: Episode Recap

NYRR launched the podcast in September 2023 to inspire runners through conversations with professional athletes and everyday enthusiasts, and to share stories of perseverance, drive, and dedication. Notable guests thus far have ranged from U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials top finishers Conner Mantz and Clayton Young to NBC anchor Willie Geist and NHL legend Zdeno Chara, as well as Peloton Instructor Rad Lopez and running influencer Ali Feller. NYRR Set the Pace has received nearly 80,000 total downloads to date, and episodes will continue to drop every Thursday. Olympic medalist Meb Keflezighi, who was integral to the podcast’s launch as an original co-host, will continue to offer the Tip of the Week and Member Moment segments.

Peloton’s TCS New York City Marathon Scenic Content

Peloton, a Strategic Partner of NYRR’s through 2025 in the Digital Fitness category, also launched its new TCS New York City Marathon scenic content for Peloton Tread/Tread+ Members today as runners begin looking ahead to the 2024 TCS New York City Marathon. This includes five scenic episodes from the TCS New York City Marathon course with audio guidance from five Peloton Instructors with personal ties to the race, as well as a 2.5-hour course speed run that provides the experience of running the full marathon course.

These new episodes are in addition to the content Peloton released last year as part of its partnership with NYRR, which includes a series of NYC 5 Borough Outdoor Runs available on the Tread+/Tread.

About New York Road Runners (NYRR) 

NYRR’s mission is to help and inspire people through running. Since 1958, New York Road Runners has grown from a local running club to the world’s premier community running organization. NYRR’s commitment to New York City’s five boroughs features races, virtual races, community events, free youth running initiatives and school programs, the NYRR RUNCENTER featuring the New Balance Run Hub, and training resources that provide hundreds of thousands of people each year with the motivation, know-how, and opportunity to Run for Life. NYRR’s premier event is the TCS New York City Marathon. Held annually on the first Sunday in November, the race features a wide population of runners, from the world’s top professional athletes to a vast range of competitive, recreational, and charity runners. To learn more, visit