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5 for 5 with Fiona Docherty

5 questions answered in 5 words or less. . . A native of small-town Taupo on New Zealand’s North Island, Fiona Docherty currently lives and trains in Boulder, Colorado. A former professional triathlete, “Fee” now favors her running shoes over her bike or the lap lane. Her recent PR…

5 questions answered in 5 words or less. . .

A native of small-town Taupo on New Zealand’s North Island, Fiona Docherty currently lives and trains in Boulder, Colorado. A former professional triathlete, “Fee” now favors her running shoes over her bike or the lap lane. Her recent PR of 1:12:49 at the NYC Half Marathon was an ideal warm-up for the upcoming London Marathon, where Fee hopes to qualify for New Zealand’s 2012 Olympic Team.

 

What inspired you to start running? How fast could I marathon?

What song lyrics cycle through your head when you’re running? I’ve Got a Feeling!

What’s the hardest thing for you about running? Not overtraining.

Where’s your favorite place to run? Huka Falls track in Taupo.

If you could go for a run with anyone, who would it be? All my friends & family together!

 

– Holly Bennett