Julia Lucas – Embracing the Wild Side of Running

In our “Where Are They Now?” series, Carrie connects with Julia Lucas! They discuss what happened at the 2012 Olympic Trials (and what she’s learned from it), her recovery from running into a burning building to help others, and her latest adventure of becoming an author.

Recorded January 23, 2019

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Julia Lucas

Name: Julia Lucas
Date of birth: March 4, 1984
Hometown: Charlotte, North Carolina
High School: Myers Park High School (Charlotte, N.C.)
College: North Carolina State, 2007
Current residence: Eugene, Oregon
Primary event: 5,000m
Personal bests:
• 5,000m, 15:08.52, 2012
• 1,500m, 4:05.89, 2013
• Mile, 4:35.69, 2011
• 3,000m, 9:01.16, 2012
Career achievements:
• 5,000m
• 2012 Olympic Trials finalist (4th place)
• 2013 USA Outdoor Championships finalist
• Two-time Atlantic Coast champion
• 3,000m
• 2004 Penn Relays champion

Show Notes:

Julia Lucas on Instagram

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