Professional Runner Katie Mackey

“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

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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

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