Feb 17, 2019
In this episode, I start with a quick recap on the Millrose Games, discussing the 800m and 1 mile races. Congrats to Ajee Wilson and Donovan Brazier on new US records in the 800m. Also, congrats to my episode 109 guests, Colleen Quigley and Kate Grace on going 2nd and 3rd in the women's mile, with Colleen earning a new PR.
Then at 14:30 into the discussion, I start an interview with Kara Goucher and Jean Rigatti. Kara needs no introduction, and Jean is one of my athletes here at Rogue (who was also on episode #38).
Jean is overcoming "failure" at her most recent race at the California International Marathon and represents that runner in all of us with failures and mental challenges to overcome. Kara shares her own wisdom and experiences (including her DNF in Houston) to coach Jean through it while also imparting advice on a variety of mental training topics. It's a powerful discussion with lots of practical advice from Kara's book Strong: A Runner's Guide to Boosting Confidence and Becoming the Best Version of You.
From the intro, check out Kate Grace's blog on race weight: