Becki Spellman is the founder of Spellman Coaching. She’s been a competitive athlete for over 25 years and coaching for 14. She is a 4-time Olympic Trials Qualifier in the Marathon (2008, 2012, 2016, 2020) and 2-time Akron Marathon Champion (2011 and 2016). Her current marathon PR is 2:40. She’s currently sponsored by Oiselle.
In this episode we discuss:
-Her athletic story
-Her struggles with collegiate running and transition to the marathon
-How her training has evolved since her first Olympic Trials to training postpartum as a mother of twins
-The lack of guidance on safely transitioning back to running after her C-section and injury woes as a result
-Whether to change the women’s Olympic marathon standards
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Song: Breakadawn, by Mike Quinn