30 Aug '17, 3pm

#olympian #poet

#olympian #poet

Have you ever been around somebody who’s downright fascinating? They’re a never-ending stream of hilarious stories, wise observations, and boundless curiosity. Anytime I find somebody like this, I hold onto them forever. These people light up the world . These days, I rush to get them on the Strength Running Podcast to share their insights with you: The Olympian who started a caffeinated gum business The (crazy) entrepreneur who ran an ultramarathon on every continent Or “the mayor of running” who’s run thousands of races around the world These people inspire me because of their drive, creativity, ingenuity, passion, and tenacity. And now, we can add one more to our growing list: Alexi Pappas . A Greek athlete who recently represented Greece in the 10,000m (and set a national record in the process), she’s also the co-author and star of Tracktown : Alexi’s talents extend fa...

Full article: http://strengthrunning.com/2017/08/alexi-pappas-not-boring/

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flotrack.org 29 Aug '17, 12am

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[email protected] pays tribute to her friend and Ol...

flotrack.org 29 Aug '17, 6pm

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