Carrie chats with Olympian Alicia Monson! They break down her amazing 10,000 meter run at the Olympic Trials where she punched her ticket to Japan, as well as how it started for her, what it was like to be in college competing when the world shut down, signing a pro contract during the pandemic, her racing and ups and downs leading up to the Olympic Trials, and much more!
Photo by Bit Klecker
Recorded July 12, 2021
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Bio courtesy On Running
Coffee, dog and porch enthusiast, Alicia Monson grew up in Amery, Wisconsin. Surrounded by a sporting family, she played on many different teams but always had her heart set on running cross country and track. While competing for the University of Wisconsin, Alicia earned Big Ten titles, All-American titles and an NCAA title.