Episode 512: Dakotah Lindwurm – Third at the US Olympic Marathon Trials and Heading to the 2024 Olympics in Paris!

Dakotah Lindwurm joins me today fresh off of the Olympic Trials where she was third place and secured her spot on the 2024 Olympic Team for the USA! She ran the race of her life and finished in 2:25:31. She breaks down the whole race for us in this episdoe! Dakotah runs for PUMA and Minnesota Distance Elite. She has a marathon PR of 2:24:40 and is a multiple time Grandma’s Marathon champion. She walked on to her college team. She was 36th at the 2020 Olympic Marathon Trials. 

Dakotah is such a joy to watch compete. She has so much fun and works so hard. She tells us all about her mindset leading up to this race and her training block leading up to it. This was such a fun one and I’m so excited to get to chat with her today!!

What we talked about:

4:20- Her mindset race morning

5:30- Race conditions

7:45- Thoughts during the race

15:15- Placing 36th at the 2020 Olympic Marathon Trials

16:30- Staying confident through the highs and lows of her career

17:55- Confidence that she was going to make the team

21:25- Emotions crossing the finish line

23:50- How her faith plays into her running career

26:00- The post-race conversation with her coach

28:00- Other pre-race chit chat

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