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Runified Podcast

May 2, 2018

Rachel Davis is from Birmingham, Alabama, is 27 years old, married and has a cat named Toblerone. We talk with Rachel about:

  • Pursuing her PhD in nutrition
  • How she started running in middle school and why she fell in love with track and field, mainly the 400m hurdles, 4x400m and 800m
  • Why after running competitively in college she switched to trail running and distance running
  • Her first marathon, the 2016 Air Force Marathon, and how she won first place and qualified for the Boston Marathon with a 2:58
  • The Boston Marathon in 2017 and 2018, running a 2:48 and a 2:56 respectively
  • How injury and stress can affect us as runners, as well learning to let go of expectations
  • Misconceptions about nutrition and running
  • Her goals of qualifying for the 2020 Olympic Team Trials Marathon
  • Focusing on why you do what you do, well-rounded nutrition and enjoying the process


This episode is hosted by Matt Sorenson and is sponsored by goodr. Use code “runified2018” at for a special Runified discount and to help support Runified and our running podcast!


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