About This Episode: Allie Kieffer: Marathon Runner and 5th at 2017 NYC Marathon – EJP 76

Allie Kieffer surprised herself and the world by knocking a huge 26 minutes off her marathon PB at the 2017 New York City marathon, finishing 5th overall and 2nd American in a time of 2h29m39. A talented athlete in college, Allie qualified for the 10K Olympic Trials in 2012, but missed the race due to an injury. After some time away from the sport, she picked it up again in 2015 with more determination then ever before. You can follow Allie on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

In this interview we talk about:

– Allie’s sporting background and progression in the sport
– Her expectations going into the 2017 NYC Marathon
– What it takes to go from 2h55 to 2h29
– Her goals and dreams for 2018 and beyond

Sponsors:
Nike, New York Athletic Club

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