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Ali on the Run Present Episode 693: Fiona O’Keeffe, 2024 Olympic Marathon Trials Competitor


“I wouldn’t say I’m a favourite in quite a lot of peoples’ eyes. But it surely’s the Trials. We’re right here to pick out a staff. So I’m going to go for it and see what occurs.”

Blissful Olympic Trials Week! This Saturday, the quickest distance runners within the U.S. will line up in Orlando, FL, racing for his or her probability to symbolize Crew USA within the marathon on the 2024 Paris Olympic Video games. Amongst these runners will probably be Fiona O’Keeffe, making her debut on the distance. Fiona runs professionally for Puma, and trains with the Puma Elite coaches Amy and Alistair Cragg. Fiona certified for the Trials by operating a 1:11 half marathon, and now she’s able to see what she will do over the course of 26.2 miles. On this episode, Fiona talks about her coaching, concerning the recommendation Amy Cragg (who received the 2016 Olympic Marathon Trials) has given her, and about her restoration from a staph an infection in her ankle final summer season.

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What you’ll get on this episode:

  • Race week! Fiona shares how she’s feeling simply days away from the Trials (1:50)
  • Was Fiona’s plan to debut within the marathon on the Trials? (5:10)
  • What Fiona’s Trials coaching seemed like, together with her favourite and least favourite exercises (10:00)
  • On stress — inside and exterior (17:20)
  • The ankle damage that sidelined Fiona final summer season (18:45)
  • Fiona’s visualization plans, and what the week earlier than the Trials entails (27:25)
  • Why Fiona selected to coach with Amy and Alistair Cragg (31:10)
  • Noise vs. hype (34:20)
  • All concerning the runners in Fiona’s household (36:30)
  • What it would seem like to proceed competing on each the monitor and the roads (41:50)
  • Fiona’s pre-race must-dos (44:50)

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