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Get to Know the Run to the Top Podcast Host- Tina Muir
Aug 5th, 2015 by runnersconnect at 12:01 am

For today’s show, I have no guest because I am getting married in a few days! So I decided to share my story for anyone who is interested in learning more about me. I was interviewed on Marathon Training Academy a few months ago by Angie and Trevor, and you can listen to that episode here.

For those of you who weren’t aware, I am originally from England, and moved to the States in 2007 to pursue my running career. I finished off a great collegiate career by finishing 3rd in the 10k at the 2012 Great Britain Olympic Trials.

In this episode we bounce around a lot to cover the details of me, my running, and what makes me tick.

  • How Tina developed an interest in running
  • Why she loves living in America
  • What makes someone an elite runner
  • What it’s like to run in England
  • Why it’s good to be selective with choosing how many marathons you will do
  • Tina’s love for cooking and nutrition
  • How busy people can find the time to cook
  • Why strength training and exercise is important
  • Her great experience being evaluated at the University of Virginia speed clinic for runners
  • Tina’s inspirations, such as Paula Radcliffe, Kara Goucher and her previous coaches
  • Some of Tina’s past injuries and health issues
  • Her future running goals and races that she would like to do
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