Coaches aren’t just for top-tier athletes: Dimity and Sarah are joined by two running coaches who talk about how a pro can get any runner or triathlete to her very best. First up: Angela Bekkala. This mother of twins and running coach in New Hampshire describes a coach as a neutral party who can help you discover your potential and prevent injury—two worthy goals in the mother runner playbook. She also talks about, “the power of trying,” and how a coach addresses the brain plus the body. Next, Briana Boehmer, the coach who guided Dimity to her Ironman success and Sarah to her recent Boston-qualifying marathon finish, describes how a coach makes good decisions for you and opens your eyes to what you can do. She sagely labels a coach-athlete relationship as, “a partnership,” and the ladies talk about how pressure is alleviated on race day by knowing a coach has your back.
Also, find out how singer Moby is to blame for Dimity’s quivering quads—and why Sarah’s son just got 30 stitches. Finally, the gals make a plea for you to leave a short voicemail about a standout 2014 race: The number to call is 470-BADASS1 (470-223-2771).
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