Welcome to episode 166 of the Final Surge Podcast. Today we welcome back Olympian Kim Conley to the show. We catch up with Kim and talk about how she is handling this long period between race and what advice she has for staying motivated.
:45 Where are you with your training?
1:09 When is the last time you raced?
1:29 When is the last time you went this long without a race?
2:30 Do you have anything on the books as a potential?
3:36 Have you decided between the 5k and 10k?
4:20 Back in March when this all broke could you imagine we would be where we are?
5:23 What have you been doing with training since March?
6:19 What are you doing on the track?
7:39 What about the mental side of this?
8:59 What type of encouragement do you have for these high school and college kids losing seasons?
10:05 Have you been doing anything different to take your mind off things?
11:24 Do you feel like you’re in really good shape right now?
12:15 Anything different in the training you have been doing?
13:15 If you come out and pop a big time do you think things will change going forward with training?
14:30 Have you had a training partner?
14:55 You dabbled with the marathon briefly, after the Olympic Trials do you still plan on testing the marathon again in the future?
16:50 With the big base do you feel you could jump in a marathon right now?
17:37 Walk us through a week
18:47 For the average runner who doesn’t have a race on the calendar how do you motivate them to keep going?