Alysia Montano is a 2012 Olympian for Team USA in the 800m, and a 3 time global medalist and American Record holder in the 800m and indoor 600m. She is a Momma to 3 babies and an advocate for Dream Maternity and Clean Sport. She's a Cali girl, calling in from the Bay Area.
Roisin is a 2008 Olympic finalist and Irish record holder in the 3000m steeplechase. She is the Co-Owner of BelieveIAm training journals, Mom of 3 kids and practices sports psychology consulting and counseling as a licensed mental health counselor. She recently launched Dare to Believe , an Olympic values school program in Ireland. Ro is an Irish Mammy to three kids and lives in Providence, RI.
Molly is a 2 time Olympian for Team USA in the 5000 and 10000m and American Record holder in various distances and has won 28 x National championships. She is currently chasing Marathon dreams as a pro runner for Saucony and is a Mom of one. Molly Splits time between Scottsdale, AZ and Providence RI.
Alysia and Molly host a live zoom discussion as a fundraiser for &Mother. Malindi tells us about her journey in the sport inlcuding burnout while chasing her second Olympic berth in the 1500m back in 2012, how she's thriving and setting PBs as a 43 year old Mom of 2 who coaches as well, her approach to pregnant and post partum training and her chances of qualifying for her third Olympic team (they're good)! We also take some listeneer questions!
Molly catches up with Jamaican Olympian and National Record holder Natoya Goule Toppin about her bumpy 2023 season that ended on a high note, her history in the sport and how she's improving with age.
Molly catches up with Tori on what's happened since her last chat on Keeping Track: the Olympics, a World Championship medal, a USA Championship win and launching her personal projects - You Anthem and her hopes for a mentorship camp.
Roisin McGettigan Dumas-yes our co-host! Ro is also a LMHC and Sport Psychology Performance Coach. She speaks to us about some new screening tools, stats and findings from a recent International Olympic Committee Mental Health Course and tells us about her journey fom the track to helping athletes reach their potential and deal with issues that impact their lives. She shares some tips and insights for athletes, coaches and parents of athletes-tune in!
Molly Keeps up the Women's group spotlights even after Women's History Month has ended and speaks with Grace Gonzales about Angel City Elites's origin, mission and her own unconventional journey in running . She wants to encourage and support runners who want to approach the sport in more ways than the traditional post-high school or post -college path. Tune in for how to join the club as an athlete or participate in any of their community activations!
Molly Keeps up the Women's group spotlights during Women's History Month and speaks with Alda Cossi and Board President Viki Bok on the History of the oldest women's track club in the Country and the importance of women chasing athletic goals at any age.
Molly chats to Julia Lucas- coach of Atalanta Track Club as well as the No Name Program about her journey from professional running into coaching through the wider lense of running in NYC, who she was inspired by and her approach to motivating athletes.
Molly chats to Co Founder and Run LeadHers Abeo Powder and Alia Qatarneh of TrailBlazHers Run Co a Boston based womens running group tailored to women, especially women of color/minority women and want to nurture the diversity in sisterhood! They value the physical, emotional and spiritual wellbeing of the women who show up. They welcome you to move with them!
Molly catches up with Betsy about her recent win in the Seville Half, her post partum return to running, how her sponsor's patience and support and childcare in Kenya have helped her thrive and get back on the roads . Look for her at the Trials as she is a new USA citizen!
Molly catches up with Aisha about her recent Jamaican Indoor record in the 5000 and her return from a devastating knee injury plus what cool and impactful things she's up to off the track!
Ro and I chat with friend of the pod Emily Sisson a few days after her amazing second place, 2:18:29 American Record run in the marathon-only her third crack at the distance, and talk about the build up, the race, recovery from covid, and how she’s grown as an athlete with her mental approach toward high pressure situations.
Molly and Alysia speak with Alison about the process of writing her book, who she hopes reads it, how she hopes it affects the running industry, her love of running and her approach to the disruption the book may stir. Alysia reads you a few sneak peeks from the book that are particularly powerful so tune in!
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