Sarah MacKay Robinson Fought the Injury Bug and Qualified for the Olympic Trials
On today’s episode of the podcast, I’m chatting with Sarah MacKay Robinson.
Sarah was thinking about giving up on running in general, but before she threw in the towel she really wanted to run a marathon. And after she ran Chicago in 2009, that was it.
And she didn’t run again for two years.
Never say never y’all! Sure enough, the twists and turns of life brought Sarah back to running and now she’s back to enjoying the sport and racing again. And at the end of 2015, she achieved the goal of qualifying for the Olympic Trials!
Here are some of the highlights from my chat with Sarah MacKay Robinson.
- The marathon can be great, it can be shit, but no matter what you can learn from it
- Getting started early running competitively before dealing with several injuries that derailed her as a runner
- First day of college practice didn’t exactly go well…
- Having a passion for entrepreneurship and starting a T-Shirt company after college
- Ending up at Oiselle, even though she wasn’t running at the time
- Achieving a goal that has always been in the back of her mind: Olympic Trials Qualifier
- Future goals: stay healthy and keep running
If you want to connect more with Sarah, check out her website and say hey on Twitter and/or Instagram!
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Great podcast! Perfect to listen to on my run….very motivating!
Glad to join you for your run Laura! Thanks for listening!