She’s Back! Life with Shalane Flanagan, Marathon Champion, Olympian and Coach


She’s back! This week on The Growth Equation Podcast, Brad and Steve check in with NYC Marathon Champion, Olympian, coach, and friend Shalane Flanagan. The trio first discuss the challenges that come with transitions. Shalane candidly describes the hard and dark days she faced when transitioning away from being an athlete and how she struggled to see her purpose and meaning. Brad, Steve and Shalane then turn to how to cope with impostor syndrome. Shalane offers tricks such as finding your specific role and putting ego aside. Shalane also shares her thoughts on being one of the only female professional running coaches, what she’s learned about parenting in the past few months, and whether she would considering lacing up to compete at the master’s level.

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  • I really enjoyed this episode, its nice to hear how other mothers navigate and attempt going after goals and taking care of children. Its just nice to hear about really. Thank you.

  • Grant Warren

    Great episode

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