About this episode

Sara Vaughn is a mom of four, wife, realtor and runner.

In this episode we talk about:

  • balancing many different hats
  • being more than just a runner
  • bringing the family along through different seasons of life
  • fostering a love of sport in children
  • the rise of running realtors
  • preparing for the 2022 Boston Marathon, Sara’s 2nd ever marathon and 1st Marathon Major
  • debuting at the 2021 California International Marathon (CIM)
  • lessons from a first-time marathoner
  • patience with pacing
  • Boston Marathon advice
  • transitioning from the track to roads
  • connecting with the running community and sharing miles with others
  • mindfulness and self-care through running
  • results aren’t guaranteed and falling in love with the process
  • balancing end goals with the process
  • family Previous episodes of For The Long Run we referenced:
  1. Mary Johnson: “You don’t have to work out, you choose to.”
  1. Vanessa Fraser: Trust The Process
  1. Lindsay Crouse: Running and Writing with Bravery

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