Name: Megan Stoddard
Age (at the time of first BQ): 24
Height (at the time of first BQ): 5’1
Weight (at the time of first BQ): 115
At which marathon did you get your first BQ? REVEL Big Bear
Tell us a little about the race. Extremely downhill course – weather was perfect!
How long had you been running when you ran your first BQ? 4 years
Did you run in college or high school? No
What was your approximate lifetime mileage at the time of your first BQ? 2000
How many miles did you run in the year before your first BQ? 1000
Approximately how many races did you run in that year? 5
Did you follow a canned program? If so, which one? If not, can you give us an idea of what your training philosophy was? No,
Did you run with a running club or utilize a coach? Yes
Did cross training play a role in your training? If so, how? Nope, I remain the worst at cross training
Did speed work play a role in your training? If so, how? Weekly interval/threshold/tempo runs
Any other thoughts you would like to share with those of working towards a BQ?