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Patrick Henry Half Marathon Recap - Interview With Melissa Platt - Episode 26

August 31, 2017

What you'll hear in this episode: 

  • The 2017 Patrick Henry Half Marathon
  • Some times we chase the finish line, sometimes we chase redemption
  • When a stomach bug tries to stand in the way of you and the finish line
  • The difference in "runner" friends and "non-runner" friends when it comes to pre-race advice for battling an illness
  • Coconut water - the runner's miracle drug
  • PRs are nice, but some races it's huge just to cross the finish line
  • No matter what you're dream, one common denominator for making it happen is hard work. 
  • Meliss Platt - From Spina Bifida to marathoner
  • Developing a "can-do" attitude
  • "I'm not an inspiration, I'm no different than you are. I do what God gives me the strength to do."
  • Drawing strength from Meg Cross Menzies


 Introduction and closing song: One Flame to Burn (Prospect 7)


 A special thank you to my friend Rachel Wood for sponsoring today's episode through Patreon.


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