Chanelle Price joins me on the podcast today. Chanelle is a retired professional 800m runner. She ran professionally for Nike. She won the 2014 World Indoor Championships in the 800m. She is also a 3-time Gold Medalist in the 4x800m at the World Relay Championships. She is a 1:58 800m runner.
Chanelle ran for the University of Tennessee. She was a standout phenom athlete in high school. She entered college as the Gatorade Athlete of the Year coming out of high school.
Chanelle has such a great episode in this message that your running, your career, and what you do does not define who you are! I loved this message.
Thanks Chanelle for coming on the podcast, this episode was a blast!
What we talked about:
3:15- Moving to Charlotte
5:00- What her career has look like post-professional running
8:30- Retiring from professional running
14:00- Advice to younger athletes
18:00- Chanelle’s battle with mental health in sport
28:00- Being coached by JJ Clarke
30:30- Dissapointments in her running career
33:00- Her parents instilling hard work in her
38:00- Winning the Indoor World Championship 800m
44:45- Message to any athletes walking through a big injury
47:30- Running cross country as an 800m runner
52:00- Dealing with setbacks in her career
57:30- Placing 5th at the 2020 Olympic Trials in the 800m
59:00- The decision to retire
1:04:00- End of podcast questions
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