In this episode we speak with Olympian Kara Goucher about her new book The Longest Race -a personal memoir and an inside look at one of the biggest scandals in the running world! Plus, you will hear what inspired her to dream of going to the Olympics, how she made the jump from the track to the marathon, and her passion for the sport.
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The Longest Race -Kara Goucher’s book.
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Kara Goucher is a 3 time NCAA champion, 2 time Olympian, winner of the silver medal in the 10,000 meters at the 2007 Wold Championships, and a podium finisher at the Boston Marathon and NYC Marathon. She is a running analyst for NBC sports and co-host of the Clean Sport Collective podcast, promoting fair play in sports. She also co-hosts the Nobody Asked Us Podcast with Des Linden. Kara lives in Colorado with her family. Her latest book is The Longest Race: : Inside the Secret World of Abuse, Doping, and Deception on Nike’s Elite Running Team.