Episode 294: Noah Droddy – 2:09:09 at the Marathon Project for 2nd Place
Noah Droddy placed second at The Marathon Project in a time of 2:09:09!
Noah runs professionally for the Roots Running Project and is sponsored by Saucony and Polar. He has had a gradual progression post collegiately after being a DIII All-American at Depauw University. In the Chicago Marathon last fall, he ran a five minute personal best, taking his time down from 2:16 to 2:11:42. He had to miss the Olympic Trials in February due to injury and hadn’t raced since October 2019 before this race at The Marathon Project.
What we talked about:
3:40- How he is feeling post race
5:45- Feelings going into the race after not having raced since his last marathon (Chicago 2019)
10:15- Recapping the race
23:50- Talking about Ian Butler’s performance
25:25- Noah’s thoughts on having more races that are specifically tailored to the pros and how sponsors and fans can buy in
30:45- When in the race he knew that he would run sub 2:10