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Carrie Tollefson

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See Carrie Run! (with Carrie Tollefson)


Olympian, marathoner, mother, podcast host, TV commentator, and Dr. Pepper pounding superstar Carrie Tollefson joins Threshold to talk about her Olympic history as well as hype us up for the NYC marathon. With guest Carrie Tollefson Hosted by Chad Salmela Produced by Chris Parr


4 Nov 2021

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18: Carrie Tollefson: For The Love Of Running

More Than Miles

In this episode Dr. Kate and Dr. Kacy interviews former Olympic athlete and elite runner Carrie Tollefson. This is a really fun conversation about Carrie's lifetime of running, her many accomplishments and her running story. Carrie has given so much to the running world and her love of running is apparent in every way possible.


13 Oct 2021

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242: Carrie Tollefson - Fueling The Pursuit

C Tolle Run

Carrie makes an appearance on Fueling The Pursuit, a new podcast presented by UCAN! They chat about seeing the world through her daughter’s eyes, the phases of her career, the roles played by her parents and coaches, the power of the mental game, and much more.


16 Sep 2021

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Olympian Carrie Tollefson on Digging Deep and Not Holding Back

Fueling The Pursuit

"I think you really need to find people that are in your corner. No matter if you're an athlete or not, just find somebody that helps you see the best in you. And like I said, holds you accountable."Today's guest is Carrie Tollefson, 2004 Olympian in the 1500 meters and multiple time champion in both cross country and track and field. Carrie gave us insight about the role her parents played in her becoming a successful elite runner. She credits her mother for her drive and her father who helped her to “train her brain” from an early age to help her become somentally tough. I’ve met and competed against a lot of Minnesota runners over the years and they all seem to have something special about them. I don’t know what they’re doing over there in Minnesota. Whatever it is, it's working! In all seriousness, Carrie seems to be a very happy go-lucky gal. And she admits that that’s one of the secrets to her success. She competes best when she’s free of concern and just running happy. Maybe that’s one of the secrets to optimal performance in life.  Timestamped Show Notes(2:47) Life in Minnesota, growing up and now…(5:46) Seeing the world through an 11-year-old’s eyes…(9:16) “We all believed we could do whatever we put our minds to because my mom told my dad that, and we heard stories about that. And she also told us girls that, and you know what? My dad believed it because of my mom, and all of us girls did.”(11:25) The start of a running career…(15:28) “I'm really thankful that I had a few of those people that are in a small knit group of mine that hold me accountable. Cause there're times, you know Jon, as runners, we have to be reminded why we're doing it. It's hard. It's not an easy sport. Anyone who picks this up, whether you're a newbie or a veteran or an elite athlete, world-class, whatever this sport is hard for all of us.”(16:55) Dad’s influence on the mental game…(18:36) When it clicked…(22:14) The power of a well-timed reset…(26:00) A defining conversation for Jon…(28:18) Handling potentially life-changing diagnosis…(30:31) “I'll tell you what, it fueled me, even more, to come back and to show everybody that I was going to be able to run with this new deal.”(33:54) What was the significance of the 2004 Olympic trials as compared to becoming an Olympian?(37:12) Making a decision to change plans during a race…(42:35) Word cues...a simple, effective racing tactic…(45:09) “Bryan, it’s 2:51:56. Come on now!” Carrie sets the record straight about running a 2:52 marathon as a mom…(50:08) What’s ahead for the future?ReferencesC Tolle Run podcast - websiteCarrie Tollefson's stats - World Athletics2004 US Olympic Trials 1500m - YouTubeGuestCarrie Tollefson - website | Instagram | Twitter | Carrie's fav UCAN product: Cocoa Delite Energy TubHosts:Jon Rankin - gobemore.co | @chasejonrankinBryan Green - maketheleapbook.com | @maketheleapbookLearn More:UCAN - ucan.co | @genucanYour Personal Best Awaits


2 Sep 2021

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Carrie Tollefson - Former Olympic Track Star

Perk At Pod

Carrie Tollefson shares her perspective on competing in the Summer Olympic Games. The former state champ in cross country and track from Dawson, Minnesota is still very active in the running community. She discusses the state of the sport and her joy for being an ambassador for fitness and wellness.


20 Aug 2021

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Episode #46 - Carrie Tollefson & her Olympic experience

The Bare's Den w/ Matt Bare

Our discussion around the upcoming Summer Olympics continues and who better to join us for this chat, than someone who actually competed in the Olympics themselves.  Carrie Tollefson was standout runner at Dawson-Boyd high school here in MN where she was a 13-time state champion.  She has been inducted into both the Minnesota high school hall of fame as well as the national high school hall of fame.  Carrie attended Villanova University where she was a 5-time NCAA champion and the 1998 NCAA Indoor Track athlete of the year.  In her post collegiate career she was a three time national champion and after winning the 1500m trials in 2004 she competed in the 2004 Olympic games in Athens. Carrie now spends here time doing some on air work for running events for various networks, has her own podcast and is a married mom to three children.  My friend Jared Carver joins me again for this episode as we talk with Carrie about the stress of making the Olympics, what her Olympic experience was like and walking into the opening ceremonies with men’s basketball team and LeBron James.

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20 Jul 2021

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22: Fueling More for High Level Training with Carrie Tollefson

Female Athlete Nutrition

This conversation is with Olympic Track & Field athlete Carrie Tollefson. We chat about her journey with nutrition as a high level athletes and how her relationship with food & weight was always a positive one, focusing on fueling more! We also dive into some deeper conversations about our relationship with body weights and scales as well as her viewpoint on broadcasting and comments made about women's bodies. BIO: Carrie was a 13-time State Champion: eight in track and five in cross country. Her five cross country titles established a national record for most consecutive titles, which still stands to this day. Carrie attended Villanova University, where she was a 5-time NCAA Champion and the 1998 NCAA Indoor Track Athlete of the year. She was also the first person in NCAA history to win both the 3K and 5K titles. In her post collegiate career, she was a three time national champion and after winning the 1500m trials in 2004, she represented the US in the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece. Carrie has worked on-camera with ESPN, NBC, NBCSN, ABC and USATF.tv. She does regular media coverage for the New York Road Runners including the TCS NYC Marathon and the United Airlines NYC Half Marathon. Carrie has done commentary for several world class events, including the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon, Boston Marathon, Tokyo Marathon and Foot Locker Nationals. She is also the spokesperson and on camera talent for Minnesota Grown. Currently, Carrie lives and trains in her home state of Minnesota with her husband Charlie and their three children: Ruby, Everett and Greer. She inspires and motivates people to GET AFTER IT in life through her public speaking and training camps. Learn more about Carrie at: https://www.ctollerun.com Listen to her amazing podcast by searching "C Tolle Run"


1 Apr 2021

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20 | Minneapolis, MN with Carrie Tollefson: Running in The Twin Cities

Suite Run

It's the 20th episode and we have the perfect guest to celebrate! We are excited to welcome Olympian Carrie Tollefson to the show! Carrie competed in the 1500 at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens and has been a big influence in the running world for a long time. Carrie is the host of her podcast, C Tolle Run (subscribe to her show!) and has worked on-camera with major networks. She does regular media coverage for the New York Road Runners including the TCS NYC Marathon and the United Airlines NYC Half Marathon. Carrie has done commentary for the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon, Boston Marathon, Tokyo Marathon and Foot Locker Nationals. Carrie has been on the cover of Runner's World five times and is the host of her summer running camp for kids. Carrie is also mom to her own three awesome kids and wife to architect and stud athlete Charlie.In this conversation, we chat with Carrie about her running and broadcasting career, including the fact that she ran a very fast 2:51 just over a year ago and wants to run more marathons! We then pivot into running in beautiful Minneapolis and Carrie gives us recommendations on the best places to RUN, where to dine out, her favorite races and more. We have many tangent conversations, including both of our engagement stories. You will NOT want to miss this super fun conversation!Click HERE for the complete show notes.Inside TrackerInsideTracker is a personalized health and wellness platform like no other.InsideTracker uses its patented algorithm to analyze your body’s data and offer you a clearer picture than you’ve ever had before of what’s going on inside you.  InsideTracker provides you with a concrete, science-backed, trackable action plan for reaching your performance goals and being your healthy best. InsideTracker is offering 25% off its store for our listeners. Just visit insidetracker dot com slash SUITE RUN.Beam Beam is a CBD company that’s making waves in the wellness industry by offering products that combine THC-free CBD with other high-quality ingredients. One of our favorite products is Dream for amazing sleep! It comes in a CBD capsule or powder - Visit beam TLC DOT com and use the promo code SUITERUN for 15 percent off your next order. With a subscription, (already 20% off), you will receive an extra 15% off AND a beam mug and frother. That's nearly 35% off!Where to find Carrie:Carrie's InstagramFacebookTwitterWebsitePodcastWhere to find Natalie and Jerold:Natalie's InstagramSuite Run InstagramNatalie's TwitterSuite Run TwitterNatalie's FacebookSuite Run WebsiteSuite Run FacebookNatalie's BlogShare this episode with your friends, subscribe to the show and leave a rating and review (which will help others find the show) on Apple Podcasts! 

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4 Mar 2021

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56. Get After It with Olympian Carrie Tollefson

Healthy Runner Podcast

In this episode we are talking about how we can keep getting after it and staying fit (even if we are getting older and have had a couple of kids) with Olympian Carrie Tollefson. Carrie is a five time NCAA champion, three time National champion, and represented the United States in the 2004 Olympic Games. Carrie brings her fitness expertise and bubbly personality to her widely popular C Tolle Run podcast and I am more than humbled to have her come on for our Live show within our Healthy Runner community! Carrie shares some great advice and tips for… Life after the sport Running and training through pregnancy Trying to run fast in a different way Staying fit while not putting in tons of mileage This episode is sponsored by... This episode is brought to you by UCAN! Click here and use code HEALTHYRUNNER for 20% off your entire UCAN order!  Learn more about how SuperStarch unlocks and sustains optimal output, reducing fatigue without spikes or crashes and is backed by science. We’ve got a special offer for you where you can save 20% by using the code HEALTHYRUNNER.  Just head to: https://ucan.co/share/duane.scotti/ and use the code HEALTHYRUNNER at checkout to save 20%!  Connect with Carrie :  Instagram - @carrie_tollefson and @ctollerun Facebook - Carrie Tollefson and @CTolleRun Website - https://www.ctollerun.com/ Podcast - C Tolle Run on Apple Podcasts Are you a dedicated runner trying to get out of the injury cycle or a frustrated runner looking to get faster?   Get stronger, run faster, and become a lifelong injury free runner with our 16 week 1-on-1 Healthy Runner Coaching Program.  Get the support, structure, and accountability from experts in the health and running industry.  Personalized easy to follow plans tailored to your unique needs and busy life. If you’re interested in learning more, we’ve got a behind the scenes video tour of our coaching program and hear from many of our athletes who were struggling with the same sticking points that you are.  Just head to: https://programs.sparkyourtraining.com/coaching Connect with Dr. Duane: Instagram - @sparkyourtraining Join Our Healthy Runner Facebook Community Subscribe to our YouTube Channel duane@sparkyourtraining.com www.sparkyourtraining.com Listen & Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Google Play iHeartRadio Amazon Music Website


11 Feb 2021

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Bonus Episode: Sarah and Dimity Get Interviewed by Olympian Carrie Tollefson

Another Mother Runner

Nearly a year to the day after the AMR duo interviewed Carrie Tollefson at the Twin Cities Marathon expo, the proverbial shoe is on the other foot: The Olympian chats up Dimity and Sarah about the genesis of Another Mother Runner, their friendship, their respective running paths, and more. (Making this conversation particularly pertinent: Carrie is the October guest coach in AMR’s annual membership program, Many Happy Miles.)  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


6 Oct 2020