Janelle in her own words:
“Trail runner born and raised in the front range of Colorado. Started running as a kid with my dad then picked it back up in high school and went to Colorado State University on track and cross country scholarship.
Started racing on trails in 2020 and have had a couple wins at broken arrow sky race and the golden trail national series race in the Azores.
Signed on with Inov-8 as an ambassador at the beginning of 2022”
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Who is Janelle
Being nomadic and moving between places
Growing up in Colorado
Playing a lot of soccer growing up
Getting into running with her dad
Running well in track and getting a scholarship to a local college
Becoming an An All American in the steeplechase
Finding trail running
Being a smoker in high school
Feeling like a natural runner
Feeling her best while running
Her dreams as a little girl and wanting to be a professional soccer player
Her love of running and what’s going through her head
Working through issues while running
Mantra and the power of simple words
Strength, freedom, fast
Positive Self Talk
What is an All American…
Making the transition from the track to running trails
Falling in love with trails running
Being competitive and her relationship with competition
Focusing on the experience of running
Leaving college and not having a plan
Money as a motivator
Living a very frugal lifestyle
Magical moments while out running
Challenges while out running on the mountains
Hitting mile 23 and struggling and needing to walk the final few miles
Being inspired by other runners
Training for races and what a typical week looks like
Wanting to be more focused with training
Loving running all distances from 1 mile to marathons
Running goals for 2022
Tips and advice for running uphill
Advice for running downhill
The Broken Arrow Race
Rest and recovery after a race
Advice for new runners
Running in a place that inspires you!
Advice for runners who have lost their mojo
Why the hardest part is just getting out there and going
Connect with Janelle
Quick Fire Questions
Final words of advice
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