Dream Big, Run Far, Crush Goals – Ultra-Runner Fran Libasci

By May 27, 2017Podcast

Imagine standing at the start line of a race that last six days and your goal is to run as many miles as you can in that period of time. Now imagine 90 degree heat and humidity and wind storms. That is what 65 year old ultra-runner Fran Libasci was up against in her recent quest to tame her fears, and run for days.

Fran started running at the age of 50, and never looked back. She’s run all over the world, in small races at midnight and through the five boroughs of New York City.

I had the pleasure of coaching Fran this season, and a big part of this conversation is about dreaming big, taming fears, training wisely, and setting yourself up for success.

You’ll learn how she navigated her fears to take on this challenge, how she prepared her mind and body to run for 6 days straight, and all the logistics and strategies that went into her successful quest to run 263 miles in 6 days.

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  • Patrick McCarthy says:

    Thank you, Jenny and Fran. I really enjoyed this tape and learned more than I had expected to.

    Great stuff here

  • Kathy Surat says:

    WOW! What an interview! Fran Libasci is such an inspiration to me and I am so glad that she is a part of my life. I always read about my Aunt’s marathons on Facebook and get to hear some fabulous stories when I do get to see her, but listening to this podcast, I never realized all the emotions and training that is involved as well. It takes someone special to achieve all that my Aunt Fran has achieved. I am so very proud of her and admire everything that she has accomplished. I need to instill in me what she has instilled in herself……believe you can achieve, never ever give up, get up and get moving and know that I will do it. These words can be used for anything you do in life and I am so inspired by her. Thank you, Jenny, for taking the time to interview my Aunt Fran and open my eyes on how hard she has worked to achieve such fabulous goals……and I know that she will have many more stories to come!

  • Jayme says:

    This is a GREAT podcast! I really enjoyed listening to it last night.

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