Marty Hehir, a third year Medical student and father to one with another on the way placed 6th at the Olympic Marathon Trials in Atlanta.
His previous running experience includes, placing in the top 10 at the 2015 NCAA D1 Cross Country Championship being a key player in his team winning the National Title that year. Marty also competed in the 2016 Olympic Trials in the 10K finishing 7th.
After graduating college he spent 10 months with the Northern Arizona Elite team under Coach Ben Rosario before heading to Med School at Sidney Kimmel Medical College in Philadelphia.
He currently runs for Rebook and trains with his coach Chris Fox with a group in Boston. This was also his coach at Syracuse.
In this episode we get to hear about his training approach to the trials and how that was different from his only other marathon, the 2018 CIM marathon, where he ran a 2:13. Important note- he ran a two minute PR in Atlanta!
Photo Cred: Vasily Samoylov (IG: @vspix.us)
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