About this episode

This week’s guest is Shalane Flanagan. 

Shalane is an Olympic Medalist and American Record holder, who is now a coach for the Bowerman Track Club in Portland, Oregon.

In this episode, we talked about: 

  • graduating from a pro runner to a pro coach
  • running for the joy of it
  • uncertainty in the weeks ahead and what runners can and should do
  • gratitude
  • the secret to successful running -“stuffing the silo” -“the joke’s on them, I would’ve done this for free!”
  • her excitement for what’s ahead and paying it forward
  • Run Fast, Eat Slow
  • Running the Boston Marathon again some day… for fun!
  • the running community
  • her goals for the future 

and much more! 

You can follow Shalane’s journey at https://www.instagram.com/shalaneflanagan/ and https://www.twitter.com/shalaneflanagan/, and you can find her cookbook co-authoried by Elyse Kopecky at https://runfasteatslow.com/

This week’s podcast is sponsored by SynchroKnit, powered by Wigwam! SynchroKnit uses breakthrough technology creating a truly fitted sock that doesn’t slip, and it enhances the performance of a running shoe. They’re tight on the arch and heel which makes it feel snug. Go to synchroknit.com and enter in code LONGRUN25 to receive 25% off. I’ll be wearing them this spring and you should too!

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