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Ali on the Run Show

Mar 22, 2020

"I’m not going to throw a pity party. I’m celebrating this day. I was a part of history."


It's so hard to believe it’s been nearly a month since we were all in Atlanta for the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials — truly the good old days! And I want to keep remembering and celebrating those days. Andrea Toppin is a chiropractic student and elite marathoner for Oiselle who trains with the Minnesota Distance Elite — and she didn’t have the race of her dreams that day in Atlanta. On this episode, Andrea shares her story, opens up about the tough decision to DNF at the Trials, and talks about her outlook moving forward. (Spoiler: One race does not define you as a runner or as a human!)


What you’ll get on this episode:

  • Andrea recaps her race at the 2020 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials (7:10)
  • What’s next for Andrea? (39:30)


What we mention on this episode:

Anita Perez on Episode 218 of the Ali on the Run Show

LIVE at the 2020 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials with Carrie Tollefson, Meb Keflezighi, & UCAN


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