Meet the 2018 Competitors: Amanda Eccleston

Amanda Eccleston | Women’s Elite Mile

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Sponsor: Brooks
College: Michigan / Hillsdale
1500m PR: 4:03.25
Mile PR: 4:25.64

5 Things About Me: Amanda Eccleston

  1. This is my 4th year in a row running the Sir Walter Miler.
  2. I love reading and usually try to read for an hour before bed every night. My favorite genres are fantasy/science fiction.
  3. My husband and I have the same 5k PR (15:26). He also recently competed in a 10-person, 280-mile relay race over three days in northern Michigan.
  4. My favorite candy is Reeses. Chocolate and peanut butter is hands down the best combination ever.
  5. If I could have any job in the world, it would be exactly what I’m doing right now, being a professional runner.

5 Fast Questions

  1. What’s your favorite podcast or Pandora Station? Fav Pandora station is Bastille/Imagine Dragons
  2. What’s your favorite pre-run or post-run snack? Homemade smoothies after a run with bananas, Cocoa Elite, milk, and almond butter
  3. If you completed in another sport, what would it be? I always loved soccer (but I’ve never been very good at it).
  4. What is your favorite flavor of Gatorade? (Now, or growing up) Cool Blue
  5. Do you have any connections to Raleigh or North Carolina? I lived in the Outer Banks one summer in college.

Learn more about Amanda at: VIS Experience | Rise & Run with the Pros Sir Walter “Extra” Miler

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