Emily Sisson – Mission Accomplished!

Carrie chats with Emily Sisson after setting the American Record in the Half Marathon! They break down the race in detail, as well as chat about being a versatile runner, the ups and downs of the sport, being so close to achieving goals and coming up short, what it is like to enter a race with a lot of unknowns, what it’s like to achieve your goals, and much more!

Recorded May 9, 2022

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Emily Sisson

Bio courtesy of UCAN
Emily Sisson, 2021 Olympian, is a professional runner with New Balance. Her long list of career highlights includes competing at the Tokyo Olympics, where she finished as the top American in 10th place after winning the 10,000 meters at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials. In clocking a 31:03.82 at the Trials, Sisson broke the 17-year-old Trials record set by Deena Kastor in 2004. In 2017, she ran the fastest half marathon debut by an American woman (1:08:21) and in 2019 ran the fastest American marathon debut ever on a record-eligible course (2:23:08). She’s a two-time USATF Champion, a two-time NCAA Champion and the NCAA indoor record-holder at 5000m. She recently set the American Record for the Half Marathon at the 2022 USATF National Championships.

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