SBAA Interview with Liz Mikkelson as she gets ready for the Boston Marathon!

SBAA Interview with Liz Mikkelson as she gets ready for the Boston Marathon!

What was your qualifying race for Boston 2016?

Mountains 2 Beach.

What is your marathon PR? 3:48:02

Do you have any funny training stories to share?

Margo says that training is never funny.  It’s never very funny at the time but we do laugh about our tough workouts after the fact.  Some are so bad we talk and laugh about them for years!

How long have you been running?

Fairly regularly since 2010; sporadically before that.

What running shoes do you wear?

Adidas Boston for training.  Adidas Adios for races.

What is your average weekly mileage when you are not training for a marathon?

I’m kind of a slacker – maybe 20-25 mile a week when not training.

What is your weekly mileage like when you are training for Boston?

40-55

Who are your running heroes?

Joan Benoit Samuelson, Steve Prefontaine, Shalane Flanagan

Who are your local running heroes?

Oh my gosh – too many to name – I look up to and am inspired by every SB runner I know.

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