Becoming a Marathoner with Courtney Poullas (Part II) - Fit Armadillo

Becoming a Marathoner with Courtney Poullas (Part II)

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Becoming a Marathoner with Courtney Poullas (Part II)

Marathoner Courtney Poullas comes back to share her experience completing her first marathon. This episode is the second part of a conversation we started yesterday. In that part of our conversation, Courtney shared why she decided to complete a marathon and what got her to the start line of the race. This mom of three and English teacher definitely faced some challenges in her training cycle. Today, we talk about some of the key differences between running a half marathon and marathon. Courtney also shares some of the life lessons she'd learned through marathon training. Enjoy a behind the scenes description of running your first marathon and the experience of running this year's Pittsburgh Marathon. Including, a super cute way the Pittsburgh Marathon helps you stay motivated during the 26.2 mile race. Finally, Courtney discusses her future race plans. Will she run another marathon? How would she change her training based on this race? What exercise should we all be doing to prevent injury? Find out when you tune into the episode.

About Courtney Poullas

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Courtney is a distance runner, mom of three, and English teacher. She has been running since 2014 and recently completed her first marathon -- the DICK's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon. She hopes to complete more marathons in the future.

Links of Interest:

  • Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play | PodBean
  • Follow Courtney on Instagram
  • Enjoy more inspiration from Courtney: 

    • Ep 133: Run Like a Mother Planner Creator Courtney Poullas ​
    • Ep 30: Running While Pregnant with Youngstown Marathon Director Courtney Poullas
    • Ep 190: Becoming a Marathoner Part II 

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