About this episode

India is a runner, black woman, and daughter of Beyoncé. She identifies as an advocate for all races, paces, and sizes of athletes, a podcast host, YouTuber, race announcer, running coach and marathoner.

In this episode we talk about:

  • the power of community and positive peer pressure
  • back of the pack running and New York City marathon final finishers
  • more than finish times and paces
  • finding your why
  • imposter syndrome as a running influencer
  • the Run Duo Podcast with India Cook and Tommy Mitchell
  • owning your running story

Check out the Run Duo Podcast on all platforms and find India on YouTube at Miles from India

Follow India on Instagram @i_of_endigo_runs and her podcast @therunduo and For The Long Run @forthelrpod

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Microcosm Coaching

This show is proudly sponsored by Microcosm Coaching. What I love about their style is that it’s coaching the human who runs, not the runner who “humans.” I’ve done a handful of group runs with their crew, and am good friends with several of their coaches and dietitians.

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Lauren Daniels

Thank you to Lauren Daniels for supporting the podcast. Lauren is a realtor helping buyers and sellers in the Greater Denver-Boulder area. With incredible attention to detail, Lauren helped me find the perfect home right near the trails, and made the whole home buying process as smooth and stress-free as possible. So, if you’re even considering buying a home in this area, I highly recommend working with Lauren. You can reach her at ldaniels@milehimodern.com, and let her know we sent you. Follow Lauren on Instagram @lauren.in.colorado

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