ON THE RUN: New Mexico Alum Courtney Frerichs Makes Her NCAA Picks | Ep. 64
Taylor and Jojo chat with Bowerman Track Club's Courtney Frerichs, the world silver medalist for the steeplechase, about her predictions for this weekend's NCAA DI XC Championships. Frerichs was on the 2015 New Mexico squad that dominated NCAAs and the Lobos have a strong shot to win again on Saturday.
Highlights from the interview are below and you can also listen to this podcast in its entirety on SoundCloud here.
1:09 - Courtney describes her first workout back with the Bowman Babes, plus the addition of Kate Grace and Marielle Hall to the Portland-based group
3:00 - Courtney talks about this year’s New Mexico team and makes her predictions for the NCAA XC women’s battle
4:52 - Courtney reflects on the 2015 cross country season with New Mexico and why she transferred there from the University of Missouri-Kansas City
9:30 - Courtney talks about the 2015 NCAA XC race
15:56 - Courtney talks about how her now-husband, Griffin, proposed to her after the Lobos won the 2015 NCAA XC title
17:40 - Courtney talks about how her year at New Mexico changed her entire perspective on running
19:18 - Courtney talks about teammate Shalane Flanagan’s New York City Marathon win
23:20 - Courtney reveals her plans and goals for 2018 (a marathon?!)
25:45 - Courtney makes predictions for the men’s NCAA XC race
29:18 - Taylor and Jojo make predictions for NCAA XC Championships