About this episode

Nia Akins is a recent grad from UPenn with a degree in nursing and nutrition who is a professional runner and loving it! She runs for Brooks Beasts in Seattle.

In this episode we talked about:

  • her first run and running with her mom
  • the journey from cross country to track
  • the camaraderie and joy of being on a team
  • her approach to 2020
  • getting her degree in nursing and nutrition… and why
  • happiness and why it matters
  • being present and mindful
  • gratitude
  • her Why
  • balance and growth
  • goals for the future
  • and much more!

Follow along with Nia’s adventures at https://www.instagram.com/nia_akins

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