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Ali on the Run Present Episode 656: Erica Stanley-Dottin, 2:52 Marathoner & Tracksmith Neighborhood Supervisor


“You may get humbled on this sport shortly. You’re enjoying the lengthy sport the entire time. I’ve discovered that I’m down with that. I’m into that. That a part of it’s what retains me going. I thrive within the unknowns — getting on the market and figuring it out.”

Erica Stanley-Dottin began operating younger, and was a sprinter in school. However seems, her quickest days are actually, as a 49-year-old full-time working mother of two dwelling in Brooklyn, NY. On this episode, Erica talks about her street to changing into a 2:52 marathoner. She talks about how she’s gotten so quick, and in regards to the significance of changing into part of The Checklist: a small group of American-born Black girls who’ve run sub-3:00 marathons. (Erica joined when she ran 2:52:05 on the Berlin Marathon final yr.) Plus, Erica talks about what’s subsequent on her racing calendar — and whether or not she plans to return to the monitor.

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What you’ll get on this episode:

  • Why Erica determined to get again to the monitor just lately (3:30)
  • What’s subsequent on Erica’s racing calendar? (10:25)
  • Erica’s keys to getting quicker as she’s getting older (12:55)
  • How Erica turned a runner (18:30)
  • Why Erica ran her first marathon (24:00)
  • How Erica turned a 3:15 marathoner after having her two sons (30:55)
  • On becoming a member of Black Roses, and the way that modified the sport for Erica (32:20)
  • “The heartbreaker,” and the race that taught Erica there are not any ensures within the marathon (35:45)
  • The importance of operating a sub-3:00 marathon and changing into part of “The Checklist” (39:45)
  • On life since Berlin (51:20)
  • What Erica has discovered about herself by means of marathoning (53:50)
  • All about Erica’s job as Tracksmith’s NYC Neighborhood Supervisor (55:00)

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