5 Questions with Deena Kastor
Carrie interviews fellow Olympian Deena Kastor! They chat about her favorite racing memory, juggling training with motherhood, and Deena's upcoming appearance at the World Marathon Championships.
Air date: July 31, 2013
Run time: 7:10
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Deena Kastor is a three time Olympian, with a bronze medal in the marathon at the 2004 Olympic Games. She is currently the American Record Holder in the marathon (2:19:36) and half marathon (1:07:34). Deena also holds the American masters record in the marathon (2:27:47) and the world record in the half marathon (1:09:39). She has held numerous records in distances from the 5k to the marathon. Deena has been on 19 US Teams and won 18 U.S. titles. She is a motivational speaker and is currently the Executive Producer of the documentary BOSTON. Deena lives and trains in California with her husband Andrew and their daughter, Piper. She is the President of the Asics Mammoth Track Club, a local club with recreational members and Olympic hopefuls.