“As an athlete you have to really try and come to terms that there are many things that are out of your control.” ~ Katie Mackey
Katie Mackey is a professional mid-distance runner who runs for the Brooks Beasts Track Club. For those of you who don’t know, Brooks is based here in Seattle so I recently had a chance to sit down with her at the Brooks offices.
When we recorded this, it was the week before I was running the Foot Traffic Flat Marathon on Sauvie Island (near Portland). I had hoped to qualifying for the Boston Marathon and I DID! I make mention of that race in the podcast and you can hear about how I came to running and ultimately attain that Boston qualifying time on episode 15.
Katie’s pretty awesome. She attempted to qualify for RIO