Sara Hall has an impeccable running career for over two decades, and she is currently the second-fastest American woman in the history of marathon running. Her personal best time for a marathon is 2:20:32, set at the Marathon Project in Arizona, on December 22, 2020. Last year, she finished 2nd at the 2020 London Marathon and had appeared for the Olympic trials 6 times.
In today's conversation, we will talk about Sara's inspirational running journey, performing at the top level for such a long time, running a family and raising kids, creating a positive impact in society, and many more.
Sara Hall was the 2012 US National Cross Country Champion and a Gold Medalist at the Panamerican Games in the steeplechase. She has represented the US at three World Indoor Track and Field Championships and a World Cross Country Championship.
She is married to US Olympic Marathoner Ryan Hall since 2005 and is a mother of four girls. She is the co-founder of the Hall Steps Foundation that works towards creating a meaningful impact in the lives of socially and economically disadvantaged women and children. The foundation works in East Africa and provides adequate nutrition, education, safe shelter, mentoring, and microfinancing.
For more information on Sara, you may visit the links below:
Twitter: Sara Hall
Vikas Singh, an MBA from Chicago Booth, worked at Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, APGlobale and Reliance before coming up with an idea of democratizing fitness knowledge and help beginners get on a fitness journey. Vikas is an avid long-distance runner himself, building fitpage to help people learn, train, and move better.
For more information on Vikas, you can reach out to him via the channels below:
LinkedIn: Vikas Singh
About the Podcast: Run with Fitpage
This podcast series is built with a focus on bringing science and research from the endurance sports industry. These may help you learn and implement these in your training, recovery, and nutrition journey. We invite coaches, exercise scientists, researchers, nutritionists, doctors, and inspiring athletes to come and share their knowledge and stories with us. So, whether you’re just getting started with running or want to get better at it, this podcast is for you!
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This podcast has been recorded via Zoom Conferencing.