The steeple queen's secret? "A lot of boring training."
The 2017 World Champion wants to be back on top on the global stage.
Freeing herself from comparison has allowed Dom Scott to run some seriously impressive races.
In 2021, Emma Bates switched training groups, found a new coach, and moved to Colorado. All the changes did her good.
In the first major race in the U.S. since the pandemic began, the American women had their best showing at the Chicago Marathon since 1994.
The injury isn't stopping the Olympian.
Her last race was "99 percent perfect." In Tokyo, she's looking for that final one percent.
Years of hard work are paying off for the Olympic Trials 1500-meter second place finisher. But it's Team Boss and coach Joe Bosshard who she says deserve a lot of the credit.