About this episode

This episode is with Lindsay Crouse. Lindsay is a senior editor and reporter at the New York Times, and also a marathon runner.

In this episode we talked about: 

  • some of the big stories she’s shared over the years
  • Alysia Montaño and Allyson Felix’s stories (#DreamMaternity)
  • Mary Cain’s story, one of the top 100 stories at the NYT in 2018, and many other individual athletes’ stories
  • what inspired her to chase those stories
  • bravery and wanting to help others improve
  • the baton pass from pro women to elite to sub elite
  • the idea of a race not because you’re winning, but because you’re improving
  • takeaways and lessons learned through her reporting
  • using social media for motivation
  • the best description of balance I’ve ever heard
  • North Star vs goal setting
  • and much more!

You can follow along with Lindsay’s stories and running at twitter.com/lindsaycrouse, instagram.com/lindsaycrouse and https://www.nytimes.com/by/lindsay-crouse

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