Michelle Lilienthal: Going Out Slow, Finishing Hard

Carrie goes for a run with elite marathoner and former Team USA Minnesota member Michelle Lilienthal! They chat about the importance of training partners, taking time off training and Michelle’s move to Portland, Maine.

Recorded November 27, 2017                          

Michelle Lilienthal

Michelle is a four-time US Olympic Marathon trials qualifier, most recently qualifying for the 2020 trials at the 2017 Chicago Marathon. She is a former member of Team USA Minnesota and ran some her best races on Minnesota soil, including her marathon PR, 2:34 at the Twin Cities Marathon, and her half marathon PR, 1:11 at the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon in Duluth. She currently lives in Portland, Maine with her fiancé, Marc, and cat, Squeaks. She works for Apple Inc. and is loving life running on the coast of Maine as a semi retired serious hobby racer.  

Show Notes:

Team USA Minnesota

C Tolle Run Episode – Chris Lundstrom and Michelle (Lilienthal) Frey – Part 1

C Tolle Run Episode – Chris Lundstrom and Michelle (Lilienthal) Frey – Part 2 

C Tolle Run Episode – Minnesota Athletes at the ING NYC Marathon

C Tolle Run Episode – Katie McGregor’s Maintenance Routine (featuring Michelle!)

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