Carrie welcomes Sara Vaughn back to the show! They talk about the horrendous fires that swept through the Boulder area over Christmas, her recent success in her debut marathon, how she juggles her life as a mom/realtor/pro runner, her announcement of signing with Puma, and so much more!
Recorded January 3, 2022
Bio courtesy Bring Back the Mile
Sara Vaughn, in her debut, won the 2021 California International Marathon, clocking a course record of 2:26:53. She is only the fourth U.S. woman to record a sub-4:30 track Mile and sub-2:30 marathon (also Francie Larrieu Smith, Molly Huddle and Jordan Hasay).
Sara finished runner-up at the 2018 Sir Walter Miler, setting a personal track record of 4:27.31 (her first sub-4:30 and #77 U.S. woman).
At the 2017 USA Outdoor Championships in Sacramento, she finished a surprising third in 4:07.85 to punch her Team USA ticket to London for the World Championships.
Vaughn won the 2014 Camel City Indoor Mile, clocking an event and North Carolina indoor state record of 4:35.07, and she finished runner-up in the inaugural BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2014. The NCAA All-American at the University of Colorado was third at the inaugural USA 1 Mile Road Championships in 2009.
Vaughn recently ran her debut marathon (a new course record of 2:26:53) at the 2021 Cal International Marathon. It was the 5th fastest marathon by an American woman in 2021.