Meet the 2019 Competitors: Abbey Cooper

Abbey Cooper | Women’s Elite Mile

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Sponsor: New Balance
College: Dartmouth
Mile PR: 4:28.31

5 Things About Me: Abbey Cooper

  1. Growing up, I used to regularly race-walk with my Mom as cross training
  2. I played violin in middle school and cried during every lesson because I couldn’t handle constructive criticism
  3. My pre-race music preference is usually more mellow than pump-up… one of my favorite pre-warm up songs is “Oceans” by Hillsong
  4. I have 5 nieces and nephews named Chaylee, River, Ruby, Conrad, and Cora.
  5. I don’t think I’ve gone a single day without eating peanut butter … in many years.

5 Fast Questions

  1. What’s your favorite cereal? Honey bunches of oats
  2. What makes a good running partner? A deep conversationalist
  3. What’s your favorite post run beverage? Xendurance protein
  4. Do you have any connections to Raleigh or North Carolina? In college, we did our spring break training trip to Raleigh 3 out of 4 years I was there. I love love Umstead and the Tobacco Trail. And now my husband and I live in Boone, NC!
  5. If it wasn’t for running, I’d probably be… A therapist of some sort.

Learn more about Abbey at: VIS Experience | Dinner with the Pros | Rise and Run with the Pros

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