What makes two men decide to embark on a 500-mile run? You'll find out by listening to Townsquare Sunday this week. Host Jim Phillips will speak with local "ultra-marathon" runners, Brian Tjersland and Josh Milich about their plans and goals, and why they do what they do.

Townsquare Sunday with Jim Phillips can be heard each Sunday at 6 a.m. on WBSM 1420 and WBSM.com. Townsquare Sunday is a weekly public affairs program highlighting non-profits and community organizations in the Greater New Bedford area.

If you have a public event, festival, or neighborhood activity you want to publicize, submit your information here. You can also send an e-mail to Jim Phillips at jim.phillips@townsquaremedia.com. This program can also be heard by downloading the WBSM app.

With additional reporting by Melanie Galdamez.