In this episode, Abbey D’Agostino, professional runner, explores what it means to integrate one’s faith into their life. Abbey discusses the spiritual and physical benefits of a rest day in her training and life. She explains the importance and benefits of journaling in her daily routine. Abbey reveals how she has faced performance anxiety and the steps she has taken to overcome it.
In this episode, Abbey D’Agostino, professional runner for New Balance and one of the most decorated athletes in Ivy League history, discusses her athletic background in swimming. She reflects on the sisterhood she experienced on her high school cross country team. Abbey explains why she choose to run at Dartmouth. She explains how her running and faith intersected for her in a mentally challenging race. Abbey recounts one of her most memorable races, the 2013 NCAA Division I Cross Country National Championships. She describes the transition from collegiate to professional running for Team New Balance. She shares three lessons she has learned from her coach Mark Coogan. Lastly, Abbey reveals upcoming goals and races for 2015-2016.