Episode 134: Christine Burke

Christine Burke is the Vice President of runner products and services at the New York Road Runners. She lives in NYC with her three kids and husband. Christine’s professional background is in retail and luxury marketing – previous to NYRR she worked for L’Occitane en Provence and Hastens Beds and did a lot of international travel. We get to hear about her career path in this episode and how she grabbed her job with the NYRR – we talk about putting your dreams and ideas out there and just going for it.

Christine is a 25 time marathoner and an ironman! She dreams of completing the 6 world marathon majors and is well on her way- she is running Berlin this fall which will be 4 of 6. She ran her first marathon at the 1993 New York City Marathon, which she finished with both her parents, who inspired her to run from an early age.

In this episode we talk about Christine’s career, raising a family in NYC, the NYRR, marathon running, and her love for Bruce Springsteen.

Enjoy!

Show Notes:

V Foundation

Jimmy V Speech

Born to Run – Bruce Springsteen

Greetings from Asbury Park – Bruce Springsteen

The Rising – Bruce Springsteen

Let your Mind Run – Deena Kastor

Just Mercy – Brian Stevenson

Brian Stevenson on Oprah SuperSoul

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