Grace Graham-Zumudio is a professional distance runner and member of the Angel City Elite, a women’s distance running team based out of Los Angeles, on a mission to increase BIPOC representation in the running community. Set into motion after the 2020 Marathon Olympic Trials as a collaborative effort of female elite runners looking to make a statement of representation in the running community while chasing both their athletic and personal potentials, Angel City Elite was officially founded in 2021 in affiliation with Brooks Running.
On this episode of Marni on the Move, Grace and I talk about where her running journey began, and how she balances a full-time career as a paralegal with her status as an professional athlete. Grace shares her current goal for a fall marathon and takes me through a typical week of training with Angel City Elite. We don’t just talk about running, though. Grace gives me new podcast recommendations and shares her favorite long run music genres. She also provides some valuable insight on how she battles through her toughest training days.
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