Jenny Hitchings broke an age group world record at 59 years old at the London Marathon this year running 2:45:27 which is a world record for the 55-59 age group. She placed 25th for women in a crowd of 48,000 runners.
Jenny lives in Sacramento where she is a running coach and a middle school cross country coach. She has several age group American records. She runs for Rabbit.
In this episode, we talk about running to your fullest potential regardless of your age and how she stays strong and confident. I love hearing how she is chasing her dreams!
What we talked about:
5:30- Turning 60
12:50- Jenny’s running career
16:00- Redefining age in sport
19:20- Jenny’s experience with menopause
25:20- Satisfaction in the sport and chasing age group records
36:25- Her family’s support of her running
33:00- Injury prevention
41:30- Strength training
48:30- The athletes that she coaches
54:30- Passions outside of running
57:00- The club that she coaches
1:02:30- End of podcast questions
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