Sara Slattery, Whitney Krempin, and Karissa Johnson – She Chooses To Run

Carrie chats live with Sara Slattery, Whitney Krempin, and Karissa Johnson at Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona and the Moms on the Run Runcation Weekend! The group talks about their roles in the industry, how the sport has changed over time for ladies, parenting in sports as kids get older, how they were as athletes, where they’d like to see the sport go, and so much more!

Recorded January 14, 2023

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Sara Slattery

Sara Slattery is an American middle and long-distance runner who mainly competed in track races. Slattery has represented the United States at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships at both junior and senior level, and was a two-time NCAA champion.

Whitney Krempin

Whitney Krempin ran at Kansas State and Cal State San Marcos where she earned All-American honors as an athlete and later coached cross country. She has been working for OOFOS since Oct 2019, starting as an ‘OOtech’, which required her to be out in the field promoting recovery by visiting retailers and working events. She is now part of the OOFOS customer care team and is a Mom to her 19-month old daughter, Reeves.

Karissa Johnson

Karissa Johnson transitioned her personal training business to group fitness classes when she learned firsthand the challenges of fitting in fitness as a new mom. In 2008, Moms on the Run was born and in 2012 she began franchising the business to keep up with the demand for her running-based group fitness program. Today she is mom to three teenagers and serves as CEO to the national organization. Moms on the Run offers fitness, fun & friendship in 50 U.S. locations led by local women who aim to inspire and transform women’s lives in their communities.

Show Notes:

OOFOS Recovery Footwear
How She Did It Book
Moms on the Run
Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series

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