Rachel Schneider – Connect with My Why

Carrie chats with Rachel Schneider, one of the fastest 10,000-meter runners in US history! They discuss her recent 10,000-meter run (which qualified her for the Olympic Trials and Games), her reasons for running, her coaching style, the importance of meditation, and so much more!

Recorded December 17, 2020

Photo by Justin Britton

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Rachel Schneider

Rachel was born and raised in Sanford, Maine. She was a 5-time All-American for Georgetown University, where she graduated in 2013 with a BS in Human Science and a minor in Philosophy. She also earned a graduate degree from Georgetown in 2015 in Sports Industry Management. Rachel has been running professionally for Under Armour since 2015 and has represented Team USA at multiple international competitions, including most recently at the 2019 World Track & Field Championships in Doha, Qatar. Rachel lives and trains in Flagstaff, Arizona with her partner and their 3 dogs. She currently has Olympic standards secured in the 1500m, 5k, and 10k and is working to make it to Tokyo in 2021. Outside of running, Rachel loves reading, hiking, stand-up paddle boarding, exploring, online coaching, and volunteering as a Big Sister for the Big Brothers Big Sisters organization.

Personal Bests:

  • 800m: 2:01.9
  • 1500m: 4:02.2
  • Mile: 4:20.9
  • 3k: 8:46.4
  • 5k: 15:06.7
  • 10k: 31:09.7
Show Notes:

Joy Run Training
Rachel Schneider on Twitter
Rachel Schneider on Instagram

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