Lindsay Flanagan

Long-Distance Runner

Q & A:

Hometown:  Roselle, IL

Most Significant Career Highlight:  2015 Pan American Games Silver Medalist in the Marathon

Favorite food:  Specialty nut butters

My Health Food Store:  Whole Foods Market-Where I first discovered Garden of Life

My Favorite Garden of Life supplements:  I’m obsessed with the Vanilla & Almond Butter Plant Protein Powders. From smoothies, to pancakes, to oatmeal, I incorporate it into many of my snacks and meals.

My Secret to Staying Healthy:  Training hard, but recovering even harder with proper nutrition and rest

My Favorite Training Tip:  Remember to enjoy the process and stay positive while chasing your dreams

My Significant Others:  My two brothers and sister-I absolutely love my big, crazy family

My Favorite Song:  Anything by Brad Paisley or Frankie Ballard

My Favorite Movie:  Wedding Crashers

My Favorite Holiday:  Thanksgiving-I get all of my favorite foods on the same day!

My Favorite Item of Clothing:  My Mizuno Breath Thermo Half-tights and Jacket

What I Want to Be When I Grow Up:  The best person and athlete I can possibly be

My Favorite Super Hero:  The Flash

Charities or Causes I Support:  Girls on The Run

If I Could Change One Thing About Myself, It Would Be:  To be more patient; the best things in life are worth the wait

My Goal for 2016 is:  To improve my personal best in the marathon

Upcoming events or competitions:  Houston Half Marathon