Episode 416: Sara Vaughn – The Chicago Marathon Experience

Today I am bringing you an awesome conversation with Sara Vaughn. This is the first episode in a series of Chicago Marathon recaps!

Sara is a PUMA Athlete and just finished the Chicago Marathon, placing 7th overall and the third American. She ran a PR as well! This was Sara’s third marathon. She is a 1500m runner turned marathoner.

She lives in Boulder with her four kids and husband.

In this episode, Sara shares all about her Chicago marathon experience and compares it to the other marathons that she has run.

What we talked about:

5:30- How she is feeling coming off of the Chicago Marathon

7:30- Looking back on past marathons and the days leading into the marathons

11:30- Her race plan and how the race actually played out

28:30- Handling emotions when you don’t hit your goal in the marathon

30:45- What she loves about the marathon

32:10- Comparing marathons to track races

34:35- Advice that she has learned from other marathoners

35:30- Being sponsored by PUMA

36:20- Being coached by her husband

42:15- Her daughter’s running career

47:20- Her advice for anyone running the Chicago Marathon

Show notes:

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Sara on Episode 283

Sara on Episode 302

Sara on Episode 349

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