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001-Let's Run with Starla Garcia

Updated: May 17, 2020

Welcome to The Running Grind presented by The Grind Effect. Every runner has a  story and the Running Grind is here to help showcase their journey to where they are now. 

Our very first guest is Houston Local Elite, Starla Garcia. She's a marathoner and dietician and she sits down with Joseph D and opens up about her time as a student athlete at UH, transitioning to marathon running and overcoming personal battles with an eating disorder. Its an amazing story and we're excited to share it. 

A few highlights:

2009 Junior Olympics Qualifier in 500m

1st Place 2018 Houston Koala Health & Wellness Half Marathon

2019 Chevron Houston Marathon Local Elite

UH Student-Athlete: 2008-2013

Marathons x 5 (2:47:08)

Half-Marathon x 6 (1:18:50)

5000m (17:37)

Boston marathons completed -1

Brand Ambassador: Brooks Running

Available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher and iHEARTradio

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