About this episode

Mel Lawrence is today’s guest on the podcast. Mel is a professional runner for Oiselle and Little Wing in Bend, Oregon.

In this episode, we talked about:

  • her first run
  • her use of social media
  • what she’s proud of
  • balance
  • growth as a professional athlete
  • failure
  • working at PickyBars
  • being sponsored by Oiselle and coached by Lauren Fleshman
  • feminism
  • gratitude
  • her legacy
  • and much more!

Follow along with Mel’s adventures at instagram.com/mellawrence29 and twitter.com/mellawrence29

Thanks to @runjanji for sponsoring this episode. Their community called the Janji Collective was designed to provide an easy way for us as runners to help contribute to clean water projects worldwide.

For the $50 membership fee, they’ll put $50 towards supporting these clean water project and you’ll get a sweet singlet (just select the $75 option and use code FTLR) as well as a discount for life and early access to new gear!

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