089 Alicia Woodside: Ignoring the race course so it seems new, GPS for runners, and why she’s not running for gold.

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Today’s guest runs for the love of it. That’s for sure. A self described uncoachable forest runner takes her turn as a member of Canada’s National 100k team and the chance to compete against the world in Doha in the fall of 2014. She shares how she is making some drastic training changes to make it work in the competition. She loves running so much that her day job is with a really cool running app out of Vancouver that is like GPS for runners. Listen to learn more and grab some of the great energy from today’s Athlete On Fire.

“My best outcomes were when I was having fun.”

In This Show We Hear

  • What sport she got her start in
  • How she got into running
  • All about a blind athlete that inspired her
  • Why she dresses ridiculous for races
  • The Kobe Bryant connection
  • Her post race beer choice
  • Her tempo run challenge
  • Her goals for the 100k World’s
  • The difference between trails and roads in her opinion

Quote on Fire

“Beer.” Funny sock

Quiz on Fire

We get to talk about the running app she works for, Rungo.

Connect With Alicia

Success Habit

Working hard.

Other cool stuff from the show:

RunGo App: It’s GPS for runners….check it out.

Fitness On Fire: Alicia

Listen to her challenge on the show or go to our brand new Fitness On Fire page to learn more.

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