About this episode

Sarah is a runner, physical therapist, adventurer and mountain lover, proud Italian and avid chef who just loves to have a good time!

In this episode we talk about:

  • reluctant starts in running
  • making the leap to live in Colorado
  • betting on yourself
  • the Boulder community and building relationships
  • running group intimidation and inclusion
  • all paces welcome
  • Sarah’s physiotherapy work at PR Labs
  • collaborative approach to injury management and prevention
  • prioritizing fun
  • epic outdoor adventures and new experiences
  • having a support system and sharing struggles
  • the emotional side of injuries
  • the intersection between PTs, therapy and mental health
  • unpacking the physiotherapy profession

We referenced the Group Golf Therapy podcast which we think is worth checking out!

Follow Sarah on Instagram @boulder_sports_physio and For The Long Run @forthelrpod

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Freedom Solar Power

This episode is brought to you by Freedom Solar Power, the company I am using to go solar on my house.

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REVEL Big Cottonwood (June)

This episode is brought to you by the REVEL Race Series. REVEL is an incredibly fast and remarkably beautiful series of full and half marathons that take place in the most scenic U.S. locations. All the races feature a fast downhill slope and spectacular scenery. Their next race takes runners from the canyons of the Wasatch Mountains to the foothills of Salt Lake City, Utah on September 10th for the 10-year anniversary of REVEL Big Cottonwood. Register at runrevel.com with code FTLR for $10 off.

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