Meet the 2019 Competitors: Millie Paladino

Millie Paladino | Women’s Elite Mile

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Sponsor: New Balance / Ocean State AC
College: Providence
Mile PR: 4:31.98

5 Things About Me: Millie Paladino

  1. I have a twin brother who also ran in college for Syracuse
  2. My mother has run countless marathons and has always been my inspiration in running
  3. I’m passionate about all things animals and the environment
  4. I grew up in the mountains of WV and learned to love running hills (mostly because I had no other choice at the time)
  5. I’m living and training in providence with Ray Treacy and the rest of #GuruCrew with the New Balance Ocean State Athletic Club

5 Fast Questions

  1. What’s your favorite cereal? My favorite breakfast cereal is and always will be Frosted Flakes. My brother and I used to down a box after practice in high school.
  2. What makes a good running partner? A good running partner is someone who balances out your weaknesses with their strengths and vice versa so you can help each other get the best out of yourselves.
  3. What’s your favorite post run beverage? Ginger Ale…something about the bubbles.
  4. Do you have any connections to Raleigh or North Carolina? My step sisters live in Raleigh! One of them is actually getting married the day after the race and I’m a bridesmaid!
  5. If it wasn’t for running, I’d probably be… convincing NASA to do away with the rule that you have to be 5’2” to be an astronaut.

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

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