PERSONAL BEST BY EFFORT
WITH LINDSAY FLANAGAN
PHOTO BY: MICHAEL SCOTT
On this week’s episode we spoke with professional runner and coach Lindsay Flanagan about her personal best marathon that she ran by effort without external feedback.
Stick around after that great conversation for the latest in the World of Running including two Diamond League Track Meets.
What happens when you’re in a race and you have no external feedback? There are no clocks, GPS isn’t working, and you find yourself alone without a pace group? Can you run a PR by effort? Lindsay Flanagan has a great story of her phenomenal race in Paris 2022 where she ran a lifetime best of 2:26:54.
Lindsay Flanagan is a professional runner and coach. She has been in the sport for 16 years and has continued to progress in the sport. She has posted several top 10 finishes at USATF Championships including runner up at the 2021 15k Championships. Lindsay is currently sponsored by Asics and trains in Colorado. In Lindsay’s most recent marathon she ran a lifetime PR of 2:26:54 which we will discuss on today’s show!
10,000m – 32:22.15 (Palo Alto 2015)
Half marathon – 1:09:50 (New York 2022)
Marathon – 2:26:54 (Paris 2022) By effort
14th U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials 2016
12th in the 2020 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials
Flanagan placed 9th overall (3rd American woman) at the 2019 Boston Marathon in 2:30:07
Flanagan placed 11th overall (1st American woman) at the 2022 Paris Marathon in 2:26:54.
Follow Lindsay: @lflanagan2
LPGA 5k Jacob S and Kelli running fast 5ks.
Mark first in AG at the Lighpoint 5k. Andrew race directed.
Lewis paced Charlevoix Marathon.
Chadd Tahoe 200.
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