Jacob Thomson – 2nd at US Marathon Championships

In Episode 4 Jacob gives a complete rundown of his mindset leading into and all throughout the US Marathon Championship race, leading to his second place finish and his highest finish at a USATF Championship Road Race. Tune in to get a beginning to end race breakdown and a true experience of what a race weekend is like for a professional runner.

Jacob is a professional runner based out of Flagstaff, Arizona running for Under Armour and the Dark Sky distance team. After a disappointing performance at the Olympic Trials in the 10k last summer, Jacob decided to shift his focus to the marathon. Fast forward a year after his marathon debut in Chicago, Jacob has been in the thick of marathon training for his second marathon which is also the US Marathon Championships, CIM on December 4th.

Jacob is very active on Strava and Instagram, Profile links below to follow his running career!

Episode 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JFwqYhMWZS8
Episode 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lY-t5e5y9zI&t=153s
Episode 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_0a5WDGhezk

We wanted to provide a raw montage of Marathon training footage and interviews to show the highs, lows, and everything in between.

Thanks to Stamina Pro for helping this series come to life.
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Jacob’s Instagram: @jtcougars8
https://www.instagram.com/jtcougars8/

Jacob’s strava: https://www.strava.com/athletes/thomson_jacob

Josh (Videographer) Instagram: @jt.productions_
https://www.instagram.com/jt.productions_/

Sweat Elite Instagram: @Sweatelite
https://www.instagram.com/sweatelite/
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Timecodes:
00:00 – Intro
00:24 – Day before Race
02:14 – Race Expo
02:52 – Preparing Bottles
05:06 – Dinner
05:50 – Race morning
08:11 – Race
23:25 – Post Race Thoughts

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