About this episode

Nikki Long is a girl with a dog and a truck and a passion for finding meaning and adventure in the world. She also runs competitively with the Raleigh Distance Project in North Carolina.

In this episode we talked about:

  • her journey as a runner through college and post collegiately
  • joining the Raleigh Distance Project and what that meant to her
  • building community through this team and connections
  • what she wants to bring to the team and get out of the team
  • “the only way is through”
  • her injury recovery process and rebuilding her dream
  • rediscovering her ability to dream
  • through hiking
  • and so much more!

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